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News Minute: Here is the latest Louisiana news from The Associated Press

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - It will be next month before Gov. Bobby Jindal will likely get a chance to change the membership of a south Louisiana flood board that's suing dozens of oil companies. The panel that nominates members for the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East is looking to fill two expired terms but a vote can't take place legally until September.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Republican presidential prospects are making plans to visit Iowa in September, Bobby Jindal among them. On Sept. 27, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will speak at an Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition event at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana State Police will continue to patrol the streets of New Orleans Superintendent Col. Mike Edmonson and interim New Orleans police Superintendent Michael Harrison say the troopers deployed throughout the city to assist with law enforcement will remain until November.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The district attorney in New Orleans is joining forces with the organization known as the Innocence Project to find and correct cases in which people have been wrongfully convicted. District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro and Emily Maw of the Innocence Project-New Orleans announced the plan at a news conference Thursday.

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