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

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RAYVILLE, La. (AP) - Officials say Richland Parish corrections officer is facing charges following his arrested for alleged sexual misconduct with an inmate. Forty-one-year-old Christopher Moore of Columbia was arrested yesterday on two counts of malfeasance and sexual conduct prohibited with persons in custody.

The sheriff says Moore has been terminated.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's state education superintendent will continue to be appointed, rather than elected. The House voted yesterday against a Napoleonville Rep. Joe Harrison's bill that would have asked voters to decide whether to make the position an elected one.

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) - Grambling State University's athletic programs will get a boost in the fall after students approved an athletics fee that will generate an additional $1 million annually. University officials launched an awareness campaign to show the need for another mandatory fee after students voted against the fee last year.

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School Board has formally opposed pending state legislation that could affect its operations. Four of the opposed bills are from state Rep. Nancy Landry.

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