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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...
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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...
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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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Poor collection on part of revenue department termed deplorable
Louisiana’s legislative auditor has issued a report showing that the state’s Department of Revenue has been lax in collecting taxes from oil and gas companies. That is especially disturbing since t...
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Adequate funding only way for higher ed to flourish
Louisiana’s budget cuts to colleges and universities this year were the highest in the nation, and it is imperative for state leaders to find ways to restore funding for a higher education system t...
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AP Survey says US income gap holding back economy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The growing gap between the richest Americans and everyone else isn't bad just for individuals. It's hurting the U.S. economy. So says a majority of more than three dozen economis...
Dec 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘One Solitary Life’ impact never diminishes
Natchitoches projects the spirit and warmth of the Christmas season beautifully and wondrously for local folks and thousands of visitors year after year, and that makes this unique North Louisiana ...
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Mandatory parenting classes being considered
Should new parents be required by law to attend special classes before being permitted to raise their child? It’s an idea state Rep. Regina Barrow, D-Baton Rouge, is seriously considering. “Right n...
Dec 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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