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Need exists for state to expand internet capabilities to more people
Louisiana ranks near the bottom in the nation in the percentage of residents using the Internet and that has a negative impact on opportunities for this state’s citizens to expand their educational...
Oct 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let’s hope legislators hear pleas to stop higher ed cuts
Louisiana universities have been battered by state budget cuts in the past five years, but there appears to be a consensus emerging that additional funding reductions would be catastrophic not just...
Oct 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Members look to overturn Affordable Health Care Act
BATON ROUGE (CNS)—Sixth District Congressman Bill Cassidy was among those House members who voted with the Tea Party on its crusade to overturn the Affordable Health Care Act, otherwise known as Ob...
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Emailed borderline bribe precedes loss of license
In making his transition from puncher to promoter, James Johnson of Shreveport thought it might help his situation to offer the Louisiana Boxing and Wrestling Commission a "large donation" to help ...
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Another ‘F’ in long list of reports putting state at bottom of heap
Louisiana is ranked as the nation’s worst state for women in a study by the Center for American Progress, and the report emphasizes that state governments have the power to enact laws and policies ...
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Expanding scope of museum could promote attendance
The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum here has not met attendance projections since it opened in late June, largely because of drastic cuts in recent years in fun...
Oct 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Global study: World not ready for aging
The world is aging so fast that most countries are not prepared to support their swelling numbers of elderly people, according to a global study going out Tuesday by the United Nations and an elder...
Oct 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor struggles over Common Core
This ruckus over Common Core, silly and sad as it’s been, has still served the public good in a couple of ways. It has given me and my journalistic colleagues something to write about on a slow wee...
Oct 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to theEditor
Dear Editor: As Southern University alumni, we feel compelled to respond to the editorial of Sept. 12 in The Natchitoches Times. We commend Mayor Lee Posey and the city leaders who were asked and c...
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Coutee name entrenched in history of Northwestern
As Northwestern State was starting a new academic year last month, two of the school’s prominent alumni that have long supported their alma mater again demonstrated the kind of loyalty and generosi...
Sep 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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