Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to kids

A debate is unfolding, as lawmakers, educators and teens themselves re-examine whether sex education should evolve to better address some of the issues raised by #MeToo.
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  8-year-old’s girl lip, cheek torn open in attack by dog visiting Calif. classroom

The 8-year-old’s family is taking legal action against the school district in hopes of banning dogs from classrooms.
Leilani Rivera, 8, received stitches after she was bitten by a dog at school on May 9. Since the attack, she has only been able to eat and drink out of a syringe, according to her aunt. (Source: Andrea Gonzalez/KGET/CNN)
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Leilani Rivera, 8, received stitches after she was bitten by a dog at school on May 9. Since the attack, she has only been able to eat and drink out of a syringe, according to her aunt. (Source: Andrea Gonzalez/KGET/CNN)
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Man found dead near Holly Beach

  Search continues for Jeff Davis Parish man missing since 2018

Severe storms roll through overnight with damage, flooding and power outages reported

La. cold case card deck could make comeback if new sponsor found

First Alert Forecast: Strong storms possible late Saturday into early Sunday

Low end severe threat overnight before high pressure returns and keeps us mostly dry through the next week
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11 people reported killed in gun attack at bar in Brazil

The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.

LSP: Pursuit leads to arrest of a Lafayette man and woman

First Alert Forecast: Rain and storms likely this weekend; drier next week

DWI look back period in Louisiana

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Davis and Saltzman denied new trial

  Local company creates “Cal-cask-oo-choo” t-shirts

Texas man accused of making $14,000 in unauthorized ATM withdrawals at casinos

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  Man charged in abduction of 8-year-old Texas girl

Police say 51-year-old Michael Webb was arrested on an aggravated kidnapping charge. He is being held without bond.
Salem Sabatka, 8, had been walking down the street with her mother when a male suspect allegedly grabbed the girl and put her in his car. (Source: Fort Worth Police Department/Twitter/CNN)
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Salem Sabatka, 8, had been walking down the street with her mother when a male suspect allegedly grabbed the girl and put her in his car. (Source: Fort Worth Police Department/Twitter/CNN)
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Salem Sabatka, 8, had been walking down the street with her mother when a male suspect allegedly grabbed the girl and put her in his car. (Source: Fort Worth Police Department/Twitter/CNN)
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Salem Sabatka, 8, had been walking down the street with her mother when a male suspect allegedly grabbed the girl and put her in his car. (Source: Fort Worth Police Department/Twitter/CNN)
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LSU softball wins Baton Rouge Regional, advances to Super Regional

Cowgirls fall 4-3 In 10 Inning to UTA in the NISC Regional Championship Game

McNeese softball made its first NISC Regional Tournament a memorable one despite losing 4-3 in 10 innings to Texas-Arlington here Saturday afternoon in the championship game. McNeese ends its season with a 33-32 record.

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FCC working to eliminate robocalls

The FCC is working towards eliminating robocalls by enlisting the help of cell phone carriers.
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Bomb hits tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids, wounds 16

Egypt has battled Islamic militants for years in the Sinai Peninsula in an insurgency that has occasionally spilled over to the mainland, hitting minority Christians or tourists.

Louisiana state parks to hire people with special needs for summer jobs

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  Iowa Police Department honors fallen officers

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The Iowa Police Department honored those officers who lost their lives in 2018. (Source: KPLC)
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The Iowa Police Department honored those officers who lost their lives in 2018. (Source: KPLC)
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The Iowa Police Department honored those officers who lost their lives in 2018. (Source: KPLC)
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The Iowa Police Department honored those officers who lost their lives in 2018. (Source: KPLC)
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