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Raging Moderate
The plume of a great doom now looms. Talking about that wonderfully hideous first Monday in September- Labor Day. Yeah, sure, it’s a big time, bona fide holiday, but being the last warm wet splash ...
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Higher ed may be facing even more cuts without new revenue stream from state
Projected state budget shortfalls don’t seem to create much of a stir among legislators these days, but a new fiscal forecast showing that income could fall $1.2 billion short of spending needs for...
Aug 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smug Shots
Knew he shouldn’t. Couldn’t help himself. I’m talking about the beaming leer in Rick Perry’s mug shot. Or to be more precise, his smug shot. In the photo released by the Austin Police Department, t...
Aug 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor being watched closely as exit nears
With expectations mounting that Gov. Bobby Jindal will soon announce his campaign for president, attention is turning to not only who he will bring along with him but also what will transpire polit...
Aug 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dropping scores that indicate college readiness of concern
Scores earned by Louisiana students on the American College Test that gauges readiness for college level academic work have been among the lowest in the nation for a long time and dropped again thi...
Aug 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public Service Commission race finally becoming interesting
If the regulation of utilities and motor carriers is your thing, then you’ll feel right at home with the Public Service Commission. Otherwise, you’ve probably only ever heard of the independent age...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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College football returns to Natchitoches tonight
College football is returning to Natchitoches and the nation this week, and the place to be tonight for folks in this area is at Turpin Stadium for Northwestern’s season opener against a good team ...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Refund the Tolls returns more than $3 million; unclaimed property holding more than $635 million
BATON ROUGE - State Treasurer John Kennedy announced Tuesday that the recently concluded "Refund The Tolls" Program put more than $3 million in Crescent City Connection (CCC) toll monies owed to th...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Victory is not inevitable
By Gov. Bobby Jindal My blood is still boiling over the recent murder by beheading of an American citizen at the hands of the terrorist group ISIL, or ISIS, or whatever these murderous fools call t...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mark your calendars now for November elections
Hundreds of candidates for state and local offices in Louisiana officially jumped into the political ring during last week’s qualifying period, and voters can now begin sifting through the campaign...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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