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

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The re-sentencing date has been postponed for the New Orleans police officer convicted of burning a man gunned down by another officer. Gregory McRae's lawyer says a new date is pending. McRae is currently in prison serving a 17-year sentence. He was one of five officers charged in the Henry Glover case.

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - The girlfriend of a Louisiana physician has pleaded guilty to five counts of prescription forgery. Prosecutors say Pattie Carr had her live-in boyfriend write her fake prescriptions for more than 13,000 pills. She will be sentenced Aug. 4. Dr. Lawrence Francis Chenier III is scheduled for trial Sept. 21.

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - MidSouth Bancorp says its second-quarter earnings rose to $3.9 million, compared to $3.3 million a year ago. MidSouth's president and CEO says strong loan growth and improvements in efficiency and operating earnings helped drive results.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Two LSU freshmen football players are facing misdemeanor charges. One has been charge stealing a bicycle outside a library and the other for allegedly tossing firecrackers into a campus apartment. An LSU spokesman says coach Les Miles has met with both players and each will be disciplined internally.

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