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Republican Rebranding and the Great Ceiling Debate
Apart from being the first time that partisanship swirling around the raising of the debt limit ceiling threatens to shove the United States into an economic abyss, the Great Debt Ceiling Debate of...
Jul 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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It was a cat, a really big cat
In the early fall of 1948 momma wanted Black Walnuts for a cake. Even then, the truism held, “If momma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.” I guess momma concluded if her eldest son, Billy Wayne, coul...
Jul 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obesity levels too high; focus need to lower them
Louisiana’s adult obesity rate is the fifth highest in the nation according to a new report from the Trust for America’s Health, and that continues to erode the quality of life for a high percentag...
Jul 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brutally hot weather prompts action by PSC
It has been a brutally hot late spring and summer in this area, which underscores the importance of a policy enacted by the state Public Service Commission prohibiting utility companies from cuttin...
Jul 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Election is about the next one
Democrats were heartened some this week by news that state Sen. Rob Marionneaux of Livonia is mulling over getting into the governor’s race. A veteran lawmaker now term-limited, Marionneaux is hard...
Jul 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Federal policies continue to do harm to state
Increased offshore oil and gas exploration and production would create hundreds of jobs in Louisiana and boost the state’s fragile economy, but federal regulations and tax policies continue to thro...
Jul 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Compassion and sensitivity underscored in PSC directive
It has been a brutally hot late spring and summer in this area, which underscores the importance of a policy enacted by the state Public Service Commission prohibiting utility companies from cuttin...
Jul 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saved by Auschwitz
In serving small Methodist churches scattered in the back country between Mt. Pleasant and Commerce, Texas, a distance of 60 miles, a nice perk was always having places to quail hunt without drivin...
Jul 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Edith and Bill, With Love
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Jul 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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La. Sports Hall of Fame to ‘soar to new heights’
The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame continued to bring vast positive attention and economic benefits to Natchitoches during the recent induction activities here, and the impact of the program should ...
Jul 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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