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On March 24, 1765, Britain enacted the Quartering Act, requiring American colonists to provide temporary housing to British soldiers. In 1913, New York's Palace Theatre, the legendary home of vaudeville, opened on Broadway. In 1944, in occupied Rome, the Nazis executed more than 300 civilians in reprisal for an attack by Italian partisans the day before that had killed 32 German soldiers. In 1965, Ranger 9, a lunar probe launched three days earlier by NASA, crashed into the moon (as…
When the Food and Drug Administration created controls in January on how farmers can give antibiotics to livestock, scientists concerned about antibiotic resistance and advocates for animal welfare called it a historic shift in how meat animals are raised. But a new federal report , released last week, says the long-awaited FDA initiative — first attempted back in 1977 — falls short in so many areas that it may not create the change that backers hoped for. The FDA initiative, which was cre…
03.24 / 10:22
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Uber is in crisis. This week the president resigned, after just six months on the job. Morale has been shaken, following a damning account of sexual harassment. The board of directors is so concerned about the CEO's ability to lead, they're looking for a No. 2 to help steer the company. And now — in a curious plot twist — media mogul Arianna Huffington is emerging as chief of Uber's campaign for culture change. The company decided to hold a conference call on Tuesday with reporters. Huf…
03.24 / 10:22
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Oh people: it's been one of those weeks again. The focus on immigration continues, as the government promises to punish sanctuary cities and cities that have chosen not to do ICE's work for it by detaining undocumented immigrants until that agency can collect them for deportation. A number of police departments, including the LAPD, have indicated widespread fear of deportation in immigrant communities has had deleterious effects on how the police do their jobs. Stories like this one just…
03.24 / 08:08
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Crowley police are investigating the homicide on Oak Street, but the officer involved shooting on Josey has been turned over to state…
03.24 / 03:57
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: Republican leaders in Washington are scrambling to save their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The House of Representatives was supposed to vote on the health care bill today, but with Republicans divided over just how far they should go with their changes, the vote was postponed. NPR congressional correspondent Susan Davis is following all this at the Capitol. Hi there, Sue. SUSAN DAVIS, BYLINE: Hey, Kelly.…
03.24 / 03:57
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: And to help us understand what's happening on Capitol Hill tonight, I am joined by NPR's Ron Elving. Hello there, Ron. RON ELVING, BYLINE: Good to be with you, Kelly. MCEVERS: So tonight the president threatened that if the House does not vote on this tomorrow and does not pass their own health care bill, that he is going to move on and leave Obamacare in place. How serious a threat is that do you think? ELVING: It sounds pretty…
03.24 / 03:57
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: We're starting to get some details about Khalid Masood. He had a criminal record. He had been arrested for assault, possession of, quote, "offensive weapons" and for public order offenses. But police in the U.K. say they had no prior intelligence about his intent to mount a terror attack. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: ISIS is now claiming responsibility. The group has been encouraging low-tech attacks like this using vehicles and knives…
03.24 / 03:57
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Gunfire was exchanged between a vehicle and someone on the street around 5:20 p.m. on West Hutchinson Avenue near the K & L Grocery…
03.24 / 02:50
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Welcome to The Rev and The Vet Show. On tonight’s show The Rev is flying solo! He welcomes Pierre Roberts of SCORE talks with the Rev about his non-for-profit http://www.score.org. The Billion Dollar Baby Dolls also join in on the f…
03.24 / 02:11
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"Very hurt, lost, she's all we had left," said Kendricka…
03.24 / 01:45
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UPDATE // The shooting happened within the 5 o'clock hour and the shooting victim's injuries are not…
03.24 / 01:45
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Defense attorneys brought a former Marksville police chief to the stand Thursday to be a character witness for Derrick Stafford, but it only opened the door for the prosecution to tell jurors about a 2001 rape indictment against their…
03.24 / 01:29
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Welcome to the Life Resources Show with hosts Ken Trahan and Michael Green. On tonight’s show Ken & Michael talk the latest Saints news, Joe Gibbs’  “Gameplan for Life”, breakfast on April 5th, LSU’s new basketball coach, Pelicans basketball and take your …
03.24 / 01:02
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The prayer service will be led by Crowley Police Chief Jimmy Broussard, Crowley Fire Department officials, and city…
03.24 / 00:35
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Welcome to Delta Dispatches with hosts Simone Maloz & Jacques Hebert. On today’s show: Captain Ryan Lambert of Cajun Fishing Adventures http://cajunfishingadventures.com/ comes on to talk with Simone about coastal restoration. Dr. John Lopez, executive director of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation http://saveourlake.org/, joins the program to talk with Jacques about saving Louisiana’s fi…
03.23 / 23:53
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nPeRpYnT4Q The 2015 hit " Classic Man " introduced the world to Jidenna. His look matched his sound: three-piece suits, polka-dotted ascots and red hair slicked down in a wave that would've made Nat King Cole jealous. At one point, a friend's manager took him aside and said he thought Jidenna had a ton of potential as an artist — but there was just one problem. "He said, 'You're too perfect,' " Jidenna says. "And man, that stuck with me." So for his first f…
03.23 / 23:52
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As extreme weather brings more natural disasters, like flooding and wildfires, more Americans are experiencing them in their own backyard or seeing them play out on TV. As a result, preparing for disasters might be more mainstream than in the past. National Geographic’s Doomsday Preppers show is hugely popular. Families used to build bomb shelters; now people are packing emergency bags for the next big weather event. It’s become big business. On a rainy weekend in Gonzales hundreds of peo…
03.23 / 23:52
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President Trump got good news on Thursday from the federal agency that oversees the three-year-old lease on his five-star hotel in Washington, D.C. The General Services Administration said in a letter that the Trump Organization is in "full compliance" with the lease on the luxury hotel that's located just blocks from the White House. Many ethics and contract experts have called upon GSA t o end the lease , noting that the contract language specifically says no "elected official of the…
03.23 / 23:52
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Former President Obama took a victory lap Thursday on seventh anniversary of his signature health care law even as Republicans had planned to formally begin the process of gutting it in celebration. But now, it's the GOP replacement plan that remains on life support. Republicans postponed a planned evening vote in the House, denying them a symbolic chance to make good on their years-long promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Obama ticked off the law's successes in a…
03.23 / 23:52
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