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Louisiana governor loses in clash over education redesign

Louisiana governor loses in clash over education redesign

Baton Rouge, LA (PPN) – Louisiana’s top public school board did not a knowledge Governor John Bel Edwards requests and moved ahead Wednesday with plans to submit a redesign of state education policies to the federal government next month. Edwards suggested to have the plan delayed until mid-September, saying it needed more work but the state Board of(…)

Troopers arrest man for beating, raping woman

Troopers arrest man for beating, raping woman

Baton Rouge, LA (PPN) –  Louisiana State Police reported that Gregory Talbert, 33, has been charged with aggravated rape and second-degree battery. The report came Wednesday, authorities say the incident ocured two days prior. Talbert abused his victim  leating her with a number of stitches on her forehead and severe bruising. Tamlbert was booked into Parish Prison and is being(…)

Missing man found inside python

Missing man found inside python

(PPN) – A man in Indonesia went missing earlier this week and searchers found him dead, inside of a 20-foot long snake. His body was near his home garden. Akbar Salubiro was last seen Sunday morning and returned home. On Monday, the search team found the giant snake lying dead near Akbar’s house. The snake swallowed him. Reports(…)

Louisianans for Prison Alternatives hosts prison reform meeting

Louisianans for Prison Alternatives hosts prison reform meeting

Baton Rouge, LA (PPN) – Prison reform advocates joined together with former inmates on Monday to help decrease the incarceration rate. Their first public meeting was held in Black history month. Louisianans for Prison Alternatives travel across the country to host meetings that discuss approved recommendations by the Justice Reinvestment Task Force, according to WAFB. The main agenda is(…)