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Gong, Gong, Gong!
I don't know about you, but watching the Republican primary season is making me feel like a judge on the "The Gong Show." I watched or listened to all three candidates after Tuesday night's Illinoi...
Mar 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Net Junking
“The Net is a waste of time, and that’s   exactly what’s right about it.”                     ~ William Gibson     My friend Charlie was rejoicing the other day over the fact he’d been able to go t...
Mar 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saints punishment all about Goodell’s legacy, not integrity
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's unprecedented suspension of Saints head coach Sean Payton isn't about bounties or intent to injure. It's about a man trying desperately to reshape a 92-year-old lea...
Mar 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jindal’s ALEC reforms may harm La. employee benefits
BATON ROUGE (CNS)—State employees hoping to avoid Gov. Bobby Jindal’s state retirement reform, would be wise to contact the Louisiana State Employee Retirement System (LASERS) Member Services Divis...
Mar 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor: On March 5 the Red River Parish School Board hosted a public forum on the education reform issues currently in debate in the state legislature. At that time, none of the invited guests...
Mar 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Underage drinking epidemic requires serious answers
Studies in Louisiana and nationwide continue to reveal that a high percentage of young people under the age of 18 participate in the illegal consumption of alcoholic beverages, and efforts must be ...
Mar 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Number of railroad crashes declines but issues remain
Louisiana still ranks in the top 10 states in the nation in train-vehicle collisions, injuries and fatalities, and law enforcement authorities, railway officials, highway department personnel and o...
Mar 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennedy proposal drives home point on education
State Treasurer John Kennedy makes an important point when he suggests that legislators who will be making decisions on the future of Louisiana’s public education system in this year’s session shou...
Mar 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bond proposals will drive state debt moving forward
Louisiana’s per capita debt increased at the end of 2011 for the third straight year, and recent bond sales and proposals to borrow more than $300 million to repair rural roads and bridges will dri...
Mar 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richard’s proposed bills serve to agonize Jindal administration
BATON ROUGE (CNS)-If State Rep. Jerome Richard is trying to work his way into Gov. Bobby Jindal’s good graces, he has chosen a most unconventional way in which to go about it. The Thibodaux Indepen...
Mar 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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