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Green Army absent from Capitol battle
Steadily and without much legislative resistance, nails are being driven into the coffin of the coastal damages lawsuit against major oil companies brought by what is supposed to be an independent ...
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Motorcycle helment laws logical, necessary for State
It is encouraging that the state Senate Transportation Committee had the good judgment last week to reject a proposal that would have allowed adults to ride motorcycles without wearing a helmet, bu...
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Several factors contributing to State’s slow growth
Former Gov. Buddy Roemer aimed a spotlight at one of the state’s most serious problems during a recent civic club address when he pointed out that Louisiana’s population growth over the past four d...
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Will GOP endorse Cassidy for Senate?
With incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu watching from afar, and with a united Democratic Party in her corner, the fight to get the GOP officially behind Congressman Bill Cassidy is gaining just as m...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Steps toward career diploma will help lower dropout rate
The Louisiana House has approved by a unanimous vote a bill that would revamp the career diploma system in public high schools to help assure that students who choose not to enroll in colleges can ...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Programs to give designation to healthy businesses
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana is launching a new statewide health initiative to give a special designation to schools, businesses and organizations deemed to be making healthy choices. Gov. Bob...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Possibility of future funding lies with Legislature and WISE
Higher education in Louisiana has struggled in recent years as the result of substantial reductions in state funding, but universities received hope for a much brighter future last week during acti...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senate backs ban on drones in some places
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Senate has agreed to prohibit unmanned aircraft from flying over chemical plants, water treatment systems, telecommunications networks and other items consider...
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Hamas praises deadly West Bank shooting
JERUSALEM (AP) — The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previous ...
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Webb has guided Northwestern through many difficult times
Dr. Randall Webb’s announcement that he will retire later this year as president of Northwestern focuses attention on his significant accomplishments during 18 years as president and on the importa...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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