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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
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    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
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    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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  • SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS: Do you know this man? Authorities say he stole $398 crossbow

    SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS: Do you know this man? Authorities say he stole $398 crossbow

    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:55 PM EDT2017-09-22 00:55:23 GMT
    (Source: DeRidder Police Department)(Source: DeRidder Police Department)

    The DeRidder Police Department released surveillance photos of a theft suspect on its Facebook page Thursday.  DeRidder Police Department The suspect removed an anti-theft device off of a crossbow and left the store without paying.  The crossbow was valued at $398 and the suspect drove away in a tan Chevrolet truck.  If you have any information on this case the DeRidder police department asks that you call them at 337-462-8911. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights res...

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    The DeRidder Police Department released surveillance photos of a theft suspect on its Facebook page Thursday.  DeRidder Police Department The suspect removed an anti-theft device off of a crossbow and left the store without paying.  The crossbow was valued at $398 and the suspect drove away in a tan Chevrolet truck.  If you have any information on this case the DeRidder police department asks that you call them at 337-462-8911. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights res...

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  • LIVE from court: Stacy Johnson Jr. trial

    LIVE from court: Stacy Johnson Jr. trial

    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-09-22 00:43:37 GMT
    Stacy Johnson Jr. (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)Stacy Johnson Jr. (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)

    Robert Colston Sr. died from a gunshot wound to the back, according to testimony today from the Calcasieu Parish coroner. Parish Coroner Dr. Terry Welke was on the witness stand late Thursday afternoon in the first-degree murder trial of Stacy Johnson Jr., who is accused of killing Colston.

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    Robert Colston Sr. died from a gunshot wound to the back, according to testimony today from the Calcasieu Parish coroner. Parish Coroner Dr. Terry Welke was on the witness stand late Thursday afternoon in the first-degree murder trial of Stacy Johnson Jr., who is accused of killing Colston.

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  • Residents concerned after Starks Fire Department members walk out of meeting

    Residents concerned after Starks Fire Department members walk out of meeting

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:55:12 GMT

    Multiple Starks residents called 7News Wednesday night after they heard volunteer firefighters and the fire chief walked out of a board meeting. Residents were unsure if they were walking off the job.

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    Multiple Starks residents called 7News Wednesday night after they heard volunteer firefighters and the fire chief walked out of a board meeting. Residents were unsure if they were walking off the job.

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