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Inmate’s death blamed on deputies
Family members of an inmate who died of a ruptured ulcer in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison last year have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Sheriff Sid Gautreaux. The suit claims deputies igno...
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Veto power trumps lame duck
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Anyone who is declaring Gov. Bobby Jindal a "lame duck" should remember that Louisiana's governor has widespread authority outside of the legislative branch and the power of...
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Privatization of hospitals could mean no federal dollars as Jindal rushes forward with unapproved plan
BATON ROUGE (CNS)— A week after the Dallas office of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) confirmed to Capitol News Service that the state still had not answered questions about the ...
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Lt. Gov says citizen crowd blocked bill
Despite barely beating a midnight deadline, hundreds of jeering protesters helped stop Texas lawmakers from passing one of the toughest abortion measures in the country. As the protesters raised th...
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why Jindal needs to run against Landrieu
 Gov. Bobby Jindal started his 64-parish tour with a perfectly sensible statement: “The people of Louisiana shouldn’t have to come to Baton Rouge to see their governor.” Many legislators would agre...
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Museum will attract tourists
Natchitoches has become one of the state’s leading destinations for visitors because of its rich history and numerous and diverse attractions, but the formal opening this weekend of the Louisiana S...
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Louisiana ranks second lowest in college graduates
The University of Louisiana System, comprised of nine schools including Northwestern, has launched an innovative and much-needed program designed to provide opportunities for individuals that left ...
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A retreat would do Republicans good
When I attended Catholic High in the ‘60s, the senior class each spring loaded onto buses and went off to a three-day retreat at Manresa House, which still operates today in its antebellum setting ...
Jun 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislators cooperate, confront to balance budget
LaPolitics Notebook By John Maginnis & Jeremy Alford With a new bipartisan alliance in the House working to change the way the state budget is written, and with the moderating influence of the Sena...
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Drivers speed despite risks
Dear Editor: You don't need a radar speed gun to confirm that many drivers on our highways are exceeding the speed limit. All you have to do is drive at the speed limit on an interstate and watch a...
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