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The Natchitoches Times polled readers on Facebook asking, “Should medical marijuana be legalized in Louisiana?“ Michael Chase: Yes! If it's beneficial as a medical solution to remedies of Dr diagno...
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Better-paying jobs going to men with women still lagging
Equal Pay Day activities across the nation earlier this month cast a spotlight again on the substantial pay gap between men and women nationwide but especially in Louisiana, where women have ranked...
May 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Economic secretary facing final session
Economic Development Secretary Stephen Moret was peppered with questions by members of the Senate Finance Committee last week and offered them a mini-preview of several business issues to be debate...
May 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Natchitoches Times polled readers on Facebook asking, “What do you think about Bruce Jenner’s ‘I’m a Woman’ announcement?” Lori Anne Cole Webb: I don’t personally agree with it but what ever fl...
May 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Increase in Advanced Placement encouraging sign for students
More students in Louisiana public high schools are enrolling in classes that can lead to early college credit through the Advanced Placement testing program, and that is encouraging because of the ...
May 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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LSU issues financial statement
LSU issued the following statement Thursday by email regarding statements about its financial future.  “National media continue to erroneously report that LSU is considering “bankruptcy,” which is ...
May 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawsuit alleges irregularities in Group Benefits trust fund
BATON ROUGE, La. - A lawsuit has been filed alleging violations involving the Office of Group Benefits’ trust fund and state employee health plan changes, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy....
May 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jindal not a totally absent governor
The Louisiana media loves to write about Gov. Bobby Jindal’s political jet-setting ways. The Advocate has dedicated a small section of its blog to regularly answer the question “Where in the world ...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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TOPS costs continue to grow but higher standards may fail
Louisiana higher education and business leaders, influential legislators and the foundation that helped establish the TOPS scholarship program agree on a proposal to control costs of the grants, bu...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not nearly enough jobs being created to meet need
The latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics related to employment in Louisiana provides a mixed bag of data showing that more jobs are being created in the state but not nearly enoug...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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