Low Popahirum, Louisiana Edition (8-7-14)

“A political consultant who quit one 6th congressional district candidate can continue working, at least for the time being, for a direct opponent in the same race, a state district judge ruled Wednesday morning.” – Baton Rouge Advocate

“Mary Landrieu, a Democratic senator from Louisiana, claims she respect the dignity of human life and she reportedly holds strong Catholic views. But she also thinks abortion on demand funded with your taxpayer dollars is a-ok.” – LifeNews

Safety on the Causeway Bridge took center stage after a series of accidents where vehicles went into the water.” – WWL-TV

“Goodrich Petroleum Corp. reported Thursday that a West Feliciana Parish well had an initial production rate equivalent to roughly 900 barrels of oil per day. The SLC, Inc. 81H-1 well was drilled to a depth of around 14,000 feet, making it Goodrich’s deepest so far in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale.” – Baton Rouge Advocate

“The Louisiana Department of Revenue’s  executive counsel, Jason DeCuir, is stepping down from his position and going back into the private sector, Secretary of Revenue Tim Barfield announced in a news release Wednesday afternoon.” – NOLA.com

“District Judge Kay Bates, 63, has served since 1996 and at the end of the year, she plans on spending more time with her family during her retirement.” – WAFB

“St. Francisville’s The Myrtles Plantation, billed as ‘One of America’s Most Haunted Homes,’ got a scare of its own Wednesday as fire raged for a couple of hours in a gift shop attached to the main house. Despite the proximity of the two buildings, the main house suffered no damage, St. Franciville Fire Chief Thomas Robinson said on Thursday morning.” – Baton Rouge Advocate

Up to 600 acres of new wetlands and ridges will dot the edges of a West Bay area receiving sediment from a river diversion along Grand Pass, as part of an agreement signed Wednesday by Plaquemines Parish and the Army Corps of Engineers.” – NOLA.com

“Numerous sources tell WDSU that auditors have been combing over documents for the last two days at the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office.” – WDSU

“Depth and competition are two of the go-to catch words when football teams hit the field in August and start the long, sweaty grind toward a new season. It’s hard to not take those two words at face value when the LSU linebackers start throwing them around, though.” – NOLA.com

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