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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...
Oct 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Voucher suit is gift to Jindal from Obama
Gov. Bobby Jindal may call the lawsuit brought by President Barack Obama’s administration against the state’s voucher program “cynical, immoral, hypocritical and more,” but he’s got to love the big...
Sep 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louisiana in desperate need of economic stability to survive
A new report from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis lists some gains and losses in economic growth for Louisiana cities last year, which reflects the rollercoaster nature of virtually all aspect...
Sep 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inacurate projects by LFO could mean more higher ed cuts
State funding for Louisiana universities has been slashed to the bone in the past five years and more cuts could be coming soon based on projections by the Legislative Fiscal Office that revenues f...
Sep 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Farm Bill comes sdown to Food Stamps again
Most folks don’t realize that what’s included in the federal Farm Bill has the potential to touch every corner and affect practically all aspects of Louisiana, from the cornfields in the north and ...
Sep 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Study will compile facts about about military base impact
Continual rumblings about possible cuts in military operations in Louisiana have provided the impetus for a comprehensive study that underscores the huge economic impact of military bases and perso...
Sep 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meat Pie Festival will pay fitting tribute to Jim Croce
It is fitting and noteworthy that this weekend’s Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival will include performances to memorialize singer-songwriter Jim Croce on the 40th anniversary of his tragic death in a...
Sep 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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