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Democratic state tour falls short on revitalizing party
Louisiana’s Democratic Party, which has lost control of the governor’s office, legislature and state congressional delegation in recent years, is not making much headway in regaining power with its...
Mar 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jindal’s voucher plan faces numerous logistical concerns
The precept of the plan that Gov. Bobby Jindal will present to the legislature to allow parents to move students from ineffective public schools to private and parochial institutions is admirable, ...
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Driving While Under the Digital Influence
Driving while Under Digital Influence or DWUDI, but I like ‘dudy’ DUDI better. DUDI has a ring to it, like Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, or MADD. Of course there is Dads Against Mad Moms, or DAMM,...
Feb 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whitney’s Death Should be a Lesson
Another tremendously talented American who had riches and fame beyond most people's dreams has killed herself with drugs. Whitney Houston's life was wrecked and cut tragically short at 48 because s...
Feb 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Naming rights a misguided plan for seafood industry
Louisiana seafood industry leaders are seeking innovative ways to rebound from the devastation of the BP oil spill, but putting up millions of dollars for the naming rights to the New Orleans Arena...
Feb 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little Man and Mr. Vanderbilt’s Lions
A few months after Sue and I married, I brought home a little Chihuahua about 2 inches long and 1 inch tall. Sue named her after Liz Taylor, actress. Because of Liz Taylor, Sue and I entered a life...
Feb 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposed job creation bill raises municipal concerns
A four-bill package that Gov. Bobby Jindal will present to the legislature next month is designed to create thousands of jobs over the next decade, but some municipal and parish officials are conce...
Feb 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Importance of Hugs
"A hug is a handshake from the heart." ~ Anon. Hubby G-Man and I have just returned from a short winter vacation with some of our kids and grandkids. Oh, what a week it was, it really was, jam pack...
Feb 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emphasis on social issues may haunt GOP in election
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The longer GOP presidential candidates compete for conservative activists' favor, the more they risk alienating centrist voters who might feel that arguments over birth control a...
Feb 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislators begin session with wide variety of bills
Education and retirement reform and budget balancing that would require closing state facilities and curtailing public services will not be the only volatile and complex issues facing legislators w...
Feb 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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