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Incompetence of DHH in overpayments for dead a joke
The recent discovery by legislative auditors that the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals paid for medical services and costs for people that were already dead could make the state a ripe ...
Dec 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislature unsuccessful at funding highway backlog
Louisiana legislators occasionally toss around the political hot potato of crumbling state roads and bridges, but there has been little progress over the years in providing funds to address the mul...
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Lieutenant governor’s post drawing wide interest
With Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne expected to announce for governor—he already has a campaign website—the post he would vacate is attracting a large field of potential successors. Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Ho...
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Southern board member proposes booting Grambling from classic
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Forty-years of back-and-forth in the football rivalry between Southern University and Grambling State University don't mean much to one longtime member of Southern's governi...
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vitter to decide on governor’s race by January
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — After months of dodging the talk, Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter said Tuesday that he is considering a run for governor in 2015 and plans to decide by next month. Vitter ...
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Treasurer’s job not big enough for him
State Treasurer John Kennedy is everywhere, never further away than today’s headlines. Since first elected in 1999, he has searched, plotted and inveigled to expand the duties and power of his offi...
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Networking tool gives students help on finding job after leaving NSU
Students in the University of Louisiana System, which includes Northwestern, have access to a new networking tool called myEdu. that connects them to prospective employers and should assist them in...
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Prominence and prestige of City grows with Yahoo ranking
The Yahoo folks discovered this year what people in this city, throughout Louisiana and across the nation have known for a long time…that the Natchitoches Christmas Festival is one of the most magn...
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New state troopers to begin training
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — After years of shrinking trooper ranks, Louisiana is planning to train a new class of state police officers early next year. Budget constraints kept the state police from ad...
Nov 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special Report: Katrina general Capital-bound
Standing on the grounds in front of the State Capitol last weekend, Russel Honoré joined other independent authors pushing their wares at the Louisiana Book Festival.  But he was clearly among the ...
Nov 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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