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Concealed weapon permits are popular certain parts of Louisiana, though some of locations may surprise you. Louisiana Department of Public Safety officials gave a report to state legislators detailingMore >>
Concealed weapon permits are popular in certain parts of Louisiana, though some locations may surprise you.More >>
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Officers are on the scene of a deadly shooting in East Feliciana Parish. There is very little information right now, but we're told it happened around 4 p.m. at a home on Highway 10, near Smith Road, justMore >>
Investigators have arrested a suspect in a murder that happened on Friday afternoon in a small community near Clinton.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 6:49 PM EDT2013-05-24 22:49:23 GMT
A teenager was killed and a second was arrested on DUI charges in an overnight accident, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Investigators say a BMW being driven by 18-year-old Cameron StringfellowMore >>
A teenager was killed and a second was arrested on DUI charges in an overnight accident, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 11:57 PM EDT2013-05-25 03:57:02 GMT
Friday afternoon's elimination game was a bit of déjà vu with No. 2 LSU (50-9) and Alabama (34-26) colliding once again. Even more so when the Tigers won 3-2 to knock the Tide out of the SEC Tournament.More >>
Friday afternoon's elimination game was a bit of déjà vu with No. 2 LSU and Alabama colliding once again. Even more so when the Tigers won 3-2 to knock the Tide out of the SEC Tournament.More >>
PHOENIX (AP/CBS5) -
Gov. Jan Brewer says her proposal for a complete overhaul of Arizona's sales tax collection system will ease the burden on businesses hamstrung by one of the nation's most complex systems.
Brewer said a bill being introduced Monday will fix a system that it makes it extremely difficult for businesses to pay what they owe. She says business owners serving multiple cities must file multiple tax returns and undergo multiple audits.
Cities and towns strongly object to one part of the proposal changing how tax on new construction is collected. They say that will hurt growing cities by sending the taxes elsewhere.
Rep. John Kavanagh of Fountain Hills said that provision is a deal-breaker.
In May, Brewer established the TPT Simplification Task Force, which included business owners, retailers and tax experts to identify ways to simplify the sales tax code, reduce taxpayer confusion and improve compliance and efficiency.
The group convened 17 times between July and December, and has released recommendations to the Governor and Legislature.
Brewer announced the legislation at a press conference Monday packed with business leaders and lawmakers.
Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation) contributed to this report.