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Completion of Interstate 49 will move state forward
If Louisiana is about to experience an industrial development boom in and around Baton Rouge and Lake Charles as state leaders continue to report, the completion of Interstate 49 from the Gulf Coas...
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coverage added for those aging out of foster care as state expands Medicaid
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana is expanding Medicaid health insurance coverage to more adolescents aging out of the state's foster care system. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1eQjRMc ) the ...
Dec 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holdouts in Utal now letting gay couples wed
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The last of the Utah counties that were holding out on issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples reversed course Thursday and decided to hand out licenses to all eligible ...
Dec 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Egypt hikes assault on Musim Brotherhood with sweep of arrests
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's security authorities launched a sweep of arrests of Muslim Brotherhood members on Thursday and warned that holding a leadership post in the group could now be grounds for the d...
Dec 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly US jobless claims drop by 42,000
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped by 42,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 338,000, the biggest drop since November 2012. But economists say t...
Dec 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another negative ranking lists state near bottom of ‘best run’
Louisiana is continually ranked near the bottom of positive lists and close to the top of negative surveys, so it is not surprising that the state has been rated 44th in the nation in a comprehensi...
Dec 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State’s DWI statistics among highest in nation
A high percentage of the hundreds of highway fatalities in this state each year are alcohol-related, and a task force will consider next month a 23-page report from a Lafayette judge and other prop...
Dec 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor: It is sad that there was a shooting at Ben Johnson Auditorium the night of the Christmas Festival, but reading the headline, it makes one think this was at the festival. Our festival d...
Dec 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor: My family and I are thankful for the kindness from strangers. I am a proud parent of a 12-year-old daughter and unfortunately, I am out from my job awaiting spine surgery. Due to the r...
Dec 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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In ‘Duck Dynasty’ hometown local loyalty prevails as fans rally to Phil’s defense
WEST MONROE, La. (AP) — “Faith. Family. Ducks.” It’s the unofficial motto for the family featured in the TV reality show Duck Dynasty and that homespun philosophy permeates nearly everything in thi...
Dec 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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