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Monroe Republican to run for Congress
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker from Monroe says he will run in the October special election for a congressional seat representing northeast and central Louisiana. Rep. Jay Morr...
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Candidates want to be ‘One of us’
Standing on the courthouse steps in Marksville 30 years ago, Edwin Edwards, campaigning for governor, was revving up the hometown crowd when, up in front a Cajun gentleman, whom I had just seen in ...
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Lagging economy reducing staff and services at state parks
Louisiana state parks that have served multiple purposes over the years of displaying and perpetuating much of the state’s beauty and bolstering the economy by promoting and expanding tourism are s...
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Revelation about cost of health care shocking
Louisiana residents should be shocked and deeply concerned about a study showing that six of the 10 most expensive cities in the nation for health care services are in this state. That is simply an...
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Treasurer Kennedy likely to run for governor
The next governor’s election in Louisiana is still more than two years away, but State Treasurer John Kennedy created a little extra early interest in the race last week by telling the Press Club o...
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Sadly, state’s incarceration rate showing little improvement
Louisiana’s incarceration rate was still the highest in the nation last year, and there has been little improvement in the factors that experts say create the state’s disproportionate number per ca...
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Jindal’s out-of-state pick for contract smells fishy
             BATON ROUGE (CNS)—A small Wisconsin firm has been handed a contract by the Jindal administration to provide physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurse...
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Unenforceable laws stay on the books
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's use of an unconstitutional law to arrest gay men who weren't doing anything illegal might not have happened if state lawmakers had stri...
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Letters to theEditor
Dear Editor: I was happy to hear about the coastal-damage lawsuit brought against the major oil companies by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East. This effort out of New Orlean...
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Lack of candidates endangers Democrats
Low-key and soft-spoken U.S. Rep. Rodney Alexander, R-Quitman, doesn’t stick out in many ways, which has contributed to his success in politics. Yet, of late, he has gained a curious recognition in...
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