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GRETNA, La. (AP) - The trial in a road-rage shooting that left former NFL football player Joe McKnight dead began Tuesday in a New Orleans suburb, where a judge and attorneys began questioning dozens of potential jurors. Fifty-six-year-old Ronald Gasser is charged with second-degree murder in the Dec. 1, 2016, shooting of the local high school football star.

ATLANTA (AP) - Police say multiple people have been injured in a five-vehicle pileup that included a Greyhound bus on a snow-slicked interstate in south-central Kentucky. The crash, which also involved two commercial vehicles and two passenger vehicles, occurred Tuesday morning on I-65 near the 71 mile marker at the Bonnieville exit.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana is beefing up its efforts to collect taxes on purchases made from out-of-state internet retailers. Residents who bought products last year from online companies and didn't pay state sales taxes will begin receiving notifications this month from the retailers, telling them they owe taxes to the state. The Department of Revenue says this is the first year notice letters, to be mailed by Jan. 31, will be sent to shoppers. But they'll be an annual occurrence under 2016 legislation.

ATLANTA (AP) - President Donald Trump was mentioned nearly as often as Martin Luther King Jr. by those commemorating the national holiday created in honor of the slain civil rights leader. Two of King's children, the pastor of the Atlanta church where King once preached, and the Rev. Al Sharpton were among those on Monday who indicated that the Trump presidency was undermining efforts to improve racial harmony in the U.S.

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