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Low ratings on fiscal literacy show hardships citizens facing
Louisiana residents have the second-lowest financial literacy rate in the nation according to a recent study, and that makes it difficult for a high percentage of people in the state to effectively...
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Brent laid foundation for excellence at NSU
The recent announcement that Bill Brent will step down as head of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University was a sharp blow to the university and community that have reaped eno...
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Legislators let Governor finish their work
Legislators left Baton Rouge last month feeling pretty full of themselves for having defied the governor by rewriting his budget to their liking. That included showing their compassion for the stru...
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Lawsuit claims school districts owed $200 million
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The St. John the Baptist Parish School Board and a teachers union are suing the state for $200 million, saying school funding formulas approved by lawmakers for three years ...
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Ascension targets overgrown lots
GONZALES, La. (AP) — The Ascension Parish Council will consider bringing the parish government's residential yard maintenance standards in the coming weeks to small rural communities on the parish'...
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Low ratings on fiscal literacy show hardships citizens facing
Louisiana residents have the second-lowest financial literacy rate in the nation according to a recent study, and that makes it difficult for a high percentage of people in the state to effectively...
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Legislators let Governor finish their work
Legislators left Baton Rouge last month feeling pretty full of themselves for having defied the governor by rewriting his budget to their liking. That included showing their compassion for the stru...
Jul 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brent laid foundation for excellence at NSU
The recent announcement that Bill Brent will step down as head of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University was a sharp blow to the university and community that have reaped eno...
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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...
Jun 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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