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  • Six constitutional amendments: What you need to know before heading to the polls

    Six constitutional amendments: What you need to know before heading to the polls

    Tuesday, October 25 2016 10:12 AM EDT2016-10-25 14:12:19 GMT
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    Registered voters  Besides the obvious presidential choice, voters will have to decide on other items that include six proposed changed to the state constitution.  Six constitutional amendments are up for vote this election – all dealing with a variety of issues.  "Every year we have amendments that are brought to the citizens of our state," said Rep. Stephen Dwight of Lake Charles District 35 said.  The first would set new requirement...

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    Registered voters  Besides the obvious presidential choice, voters will have to decide on other items that include six proposed changed to the state constitution.  Six constitutional amendments are up for vote this election – all dealing with a variety of issues.  "Every year we have amendments that are brought to the citizens of our state," said Rep. Stephen Dwight of Lake Charles District 35 said.  The first would set new requirement...

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  • LIVE BLOG: Presidential election by state

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 2:46 AM EST2016-11-09 07:46:04 GMT

    8:09 p.m. Update: NBC News projects Trump wins the following:  TX, LA, KS, ND, SD, WY, NE.  Clinton projected to win NY.   In North Carolina Donald Trump has a lead of 698 votes over Clinton with 69% of precincts reporting. 8:00 p.m. Update: NBC has called Louisiana for Donald Trump.   7:45 p.m. Update:  CNN reports FL, NC, OH, PA, NH, VA too early to call

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    8:09 p.m. Update: NBC News projects Trump wins the following:  TX, LA, KS, ND, SD, WY, NE.  Clinton projected to win NY.   In North Carolina Donald Trump has a lead of 698 votes over Clinton with 69% of precincts reporting. 8:00 p.m. Update: NBC has called Louisiana for Donald Trump.   7:45 p.m. Update:  CNN reports FL, NC, OH, PA, NH, VA too early to call

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  • KPLC 7News webcast

    KPLC 7News webcast

    Tuesday, November 8 2016 11:20 PM EST2016-11-09 04:20:28 GMT
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    KPLC invites you to join our live election night webcast, where we'll have the early returns as they begin coming in, as well as live reports from our team of reporters staged across the area.

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    KPLC invites you to join our live election night webcast, where we'll have the early returns as they begin coming in, as well as live reports from our team of reporters staged across the area.

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  • Bill to allow cameras in nursing home rooms advances

    Bill to allow cameras in nursing home rooms advances

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-04-26 13:30:18 GMT
    Nursing home opposition hasn't slowed a proposal to let Louisiana families install video camera systems in their loved one's nursing home rooms.      Instead, some state senators seemed incredulous Wednesday at the objections raised by the Louisiana Nursing Home Association.      Supporters of the House-backed bill say it would give family members the ability to monitor their loved ones from afar.      The nursing home organization raised c...More >>
    Nursing home opposition hasn't slowed a proposal to let Louisiana families install video camera systems in their loved one's nursing home rooms.      Instead, some state senators seemed incredulous Wednesday at the objections raised by the Louisiana Nursing Home Association.      Supporters of the House-backed bill say it would give family members the ability to monitor their loved ones from afar.      The nursing home organization raised c...More >>
  • Sunrise Birthday: April 26

    Sunrise Birthday: April 26

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:32 AM EDT2018-04-26 12:32:34 GMT
    Happy birthday to our Sunrise birthdays for April 26: Andrea Guillory 50 Bernadine Singleton Jones 63 Bray Youngblood 7 Kamoree Childs 9 Lauryn Chavis 7 Micah Weston 12 Shawn Jack 45 Tiffany Metoyer If you want your birthdays featured on 7News Sunrise, send your pictures at least five days in advance to birthdays@kplctv.com. Please include the name, age and date of birth. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
    Happy birthday to our Sunrise birthdays for April 26: Andrea Guillory 50 Bernadine Singleton Jones 63 Bray Youngblood 7 Kamoree Childs 9 Lauryn Chavis 7 Micah Weston 12 Shawn Jack 45 Tiffany Metoyer If you want your birthdays featured on 7News Sunrise, send your pictures at least five days in advance to birthdays@kplctv.com. Please include the name, age and date of birth. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Southwest Louisiana arrest report: April 25, 2018

    Southwest Louisiana arrest report: April 25, 2018

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:29 AM EDT2018-04-26 12:29:26 GMT
    Calcasieu Correctional Center: Donovan Matthew McKay, 24, Lake Charles: Direct contempt of court, possession of marijuana, possession of firearm or carrying concealed weapon by a person convicted of certain felonies, illegal carrying of weapons, drug paraphernalia. Bond: $23,000. Edward Lawrence Murphy, Jr., 25, Lake Charles: Simple burglary; theft; possession of drugs with the intent to distribute, manufacture or produce; monetary instrument abuse. Bond:  $80,000. Darion...More >>
    Calcasieu Correctional Center: Donovan Matthew McKay, 24, Lake Charles: Direct contempt of court, possession of marijuana, possession of firearm or carrying concealed weapon by a person convicted of certain felonies, illegal carrying of weapons, drug paraphernalia. Bond: $23,000. Edward Lawrence Murphy, Jr., 25, Lake Charles: Simple burglary; theft; possession of drugs with the intent to distribute, manufacture or produce; monetary instrument abuse. Bond:  $80,000. Darion...More >>
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