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Federal funding will be needed for coastal restoration
The continuing damage to Louisiana’s Gulf Coast created by storms, erosion and abuse over the years has national implications according to the head of America’s Wetland Foundation, who said federal...
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Your Legislator Is Last Among Equals
As he goes about closing state facilities with short notice, some may call the governor heartless and ruthless, but they can’t say he’s unfair. He treats affected legislators all the same, that is,...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Battle for the Senate
BATON ROUGE, LA--With less than two months to go before the November 6 election, the focus of the media is on the presidential race. Power in Washington is perceived to reside in the White House an...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Food stamp distribution, use an increasing problem for state
The long lines of Hurricane Isaac victims who waited for hours in South Louisiana to get food stamps after the storm focused attention on both the huge problems in the state’s emergency assistance ...
Sep 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuts could be avoided if state were able to collect debts
Widespread media coverage recently of more than $1.4 billion in debts owed to the state of Louisiana for a wide range of services has created renewed interest among government leaders in coming up ...
Sep 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSU Traditions website a treasure for those who love the university
Northwestern State University is steeped in history, and many of the people, sites, customs and rituals that are such an important part of the school’s rich heritage are highlighted as a special fe...
Sep 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louisiana’s legal climate continues to be ranked low
A U.S. Chamber of Commerce survey ranking Louisiana next to last in the nation for the legal climate and activities in state and local courts is a bit surprising in light of tort reform laws in rec...
Sep 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor: In response to one documented case of West Nile virus—and that in someone not actually from Natchitoches, who was finally diagnosed in Georgia, leading me to question whether it can be...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor: This is my third letter to the editor. I wrote my first letter January 2011 informing our citizens that fluoride had been taken out of the Natchitoches water supply in 2005 without any...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teacher Evaluations
Louisiana will begin linking tenure to teacher evaluations in the 2013-14 school year, and a spokesman for a national education research group says student test scores should be an integral part of...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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