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Will GOP endorse Cassidy for Senate?
With incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu watching from afar, and with a united Democratic Party in her corner, the fight to get the GOP officially behind Congressman Bill Cassidy is gaining just as m...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Steps toward career diploma will help lower dropout rate
The Louisiana House has approved by a unanimous vote a bill that would revamp the career diploma system in public high schools to help assure that students who choose not to enroll in colleges can ...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senate backs ban on drones in some places
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Senate has agreed to prohibit unmanned aircraft from flying over chemical plants, water treatment systems, telecommunications networks and other items consider...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Programs to give designation to healthy businesses
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana is launching a new statewide health initiative to give a special designation to schools, businesses and organizations deemed to be making healthy choices. Gov. Bob...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hamas praises deadly West Bank shooting
JERUSALEM (AP) — The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previous ...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Possibility of future funding lies with Legislature and WISE
Higher education in Louisiana has struggled in recent years as the result of substantial reductions in state funding, but universities received hope for a much brighter future last week during acti...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Webb has guided Northwestern through many difficult times
Dr. Randall Webb’s announcement that he will retire later this year as president of Northwestern focuses attention on his significant accomplishments during 18 years as president and on the importa...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aide had access to tape that shows kissing Congressman
MONROE, La. (AP) — A top aide to a Louisiana congressman videotaped kissing a married woman who is not his wife was one of the few people with access to the leaked security footage that exposed the...
Apr 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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House divided on electing education superintendent
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A divided House Education Committee backed an effort to make Louisiana's state education superintendent an elected job, rather than an appointed on. Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Nap...
Apr 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill would put target on tax elections
State Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin, wants lawmakers to pass a constitutional amendment that would force local governments and political subdivisions to adhere to new guidelines for tax elections. T...
Apr 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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