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A retreat would do Republicans good
When I attended Catholic High in the ‘60s, the senior class each spring loaded onto buses and went off to a three-day retreat at Manresa House, which still operates today in its antebellum setting ...
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Legislators cooperate, confront to balance budget
LaPolitics Notebook By John Maginnis & Jeremy Alford With a new bipartisan alliance in the House working to change the way the state budget is written, and with the moderating influence of the Sena...
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Drivers speed despite risks
Dear Editor: You don't need a radar speed gun to confirm that many drivers on our highways are exceeding the speed limit. All you have to do is drive at the speed limit on an interstate and watch a...
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GOP sees red, loses temper over Hawk-Democrat union
LaPolitics Notebook By John Maginnis & Jeremy Alford The odd alliance with the GOP faction of Fiscal Hawks gave new relevance and clout to Democrats, to the chagrin of Republicans. The cross-party ...
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Gambling weathering bad economy to boster state income
New reports from the American Gaming Association show that casino gambling continues to bolster the Louisiana economy, which would take a huge hit if efforts to legalize riverboat and land based ca...
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Legislators bog down on simple smoking issue
Louisiana legislators missed an opportunity during this year’s session to make the state a little healthier and more pleasant for non-smokers when they failed to embrace a proposal to prohibit smok...
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Questions abound over DHH contracts
BATON ROUGE (CNS)—Even as he was tweaking the bid specifications that would qualify Client Network Services, Inc. (CNSI) to submit a proposal for a $185 million contract with the Department of Heal...
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West Feliciana considering home rule government
ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) — A public hearing on a proposed plan to divide West Feliciana into four single-member parish council districts turned into a debate on the need for a home-rule governmen...
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Southern Baptists tacking more social issues
HOUSTON (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention tackled topics at its annual meeting this week that seemed to show a concern for a broadening array of social issues, including human trafficking and ...
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Former students still getting aid
GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — A new audit finds nearly 300 students who unofficially withdrew from Grambling State University may have continued to receive federal student aid during the fall 2011 and spri...
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