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Suit alleges Catholic schools discriminate against disabled

Aug. 18, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Catholic church officials in New Orleans are accused in a class-action lawsuit of discriminating against children with disabilities. WWL-TV reports that the lawsuit says the Archdiocese of New Orleans illegally asks questions about student’s disabilities on...

Pelicans take G League's Dyson Daniels at No. 8 in NBA draft

Jun. 24, 2022 01:09 AM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Dyson Daniels believes he is ready to immediately contribute to the New Orleans Pelicans. He’s just 19 years old and has played in just 26 G League games since coming to the United States from his native Australia. But the Pelicans saw enough...

Bill would outlaw school spankings without consent

May. 25, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Spanking a student in Louisiana schools would be forbidden unless school officials have written permission from the child’s parent, under legislation approved Wednesday by the state House. The bill by Rep. Stephanie Hilferty, a Metairie Republican, had...