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House of Representatives members work during legislative action in the House Chamber at the State Capitol, Thursday, May 17, 2018.

Today in The Rundown: Everything you need to know heading into the special session this week.

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Countdown…

Days until the special session begins: 1

Days until the 2018 special session must end: 14

The News

Special session: Louisiana lawmakers are heading into a special session on Tuesday to try to fix the budget. Stop me if you've heard this one before... http://bit.ly/2GA2Epx

Budget: Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoed the state budget before the special session starts. http://bit.ly/2ItpJQG

Session: State lawmakers ended their 2018 regular session early on Friday so that a special session can begin this week: http://bit.ly/2x7FTdh

Harrah's: An aggressive effort by Caesars Entertainment to extend the state operating license for the Harrah’s New Orleans casino died Friday night, minutes before the Legislature ended the regular legislative session. http://bit.ly/2kcFufW

Hazing: The grand jury that indicted a former LSU student on negligent homicide and three others on hazing in the September alcohol-related death of freshman fraternity pledge Maxwell Gruver heard inconsistent testimony from witnesses, a prosecutor has disclosed. http://bit.ly/2kdrBhV

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