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Low pay blamed for turnover in state jobs [Baton Rouge Advocate]
Former Rep. William Jefferson's trial could be set today [Nola.com]
Jindal enters second year with possible $2 billion shortfall [WWL]
ACLU: Schools can’t ban Obama discussion on inauguration day [Baton Rouge Advocate]
Louisiana's Ryan Theriot living the dream with the Chicago Cubs [Concordia Sentinel]
'Purple Rain' brightens the day for Houston residents, CBS says - Witnesses said the pink and purple glow lasted for two hours in the sky