Time to hold ’em on Harrah’s casino deal | NOLA.com Opinion

By Tim Morris, Columnist tmorris@nola.com, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The fate of Harrah’s quest for a no-bid, 30-year extension of its state casino license in New Orleans, a full six years before the contract expires, could be decided Monday (May 14) in a Senate committee that appears to be leaning toward putting the issue on …

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Louisiana lawmakers vote to toughen laws against bestiality

By The Associated Press Louisiana is set to strengthen its law against bestiality, despite some initial fears the proposal was an underhanded ploy to eliminate a state ban on sodomy. The Senate on Monday (May 14) sent the bill to the office of the governor, who is expected to sign it into law. Sen. J.P. …

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