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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: Almost unnoticed by many in our state, Gov. Bobby Jindal is feverishly going about his plan to sell some of our state’s biggest assets to private buyers. These include our state prison...
Oct 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Test of Character: Louisiana Style
When or if the candidates for lieutenant governor get around to facing each other in debate, the key points of discussion, judging from their TV commercials, will not be culture, recreation or tour...
Oct 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lighting corners of the mind
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Sep 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Voters: You will not get another chance in this lifetime to select a New Way for Natchitoches. For a brighter future of Natchitoches Parish, please vote “yes” on Oct. 22, to support Home Rule ...
Sep 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: “Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night... ..will stay us from the swift completion of our appointed rounds.” For more than 235 years, the U.S. Postal Service has adhered...
Sep 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stagnant population hurts state economy over 30 years
Minimal population growth in Louisiana over the past 30 years has seriously undermined the state’s economic and fiscal stability, and new studies show that the stagnant population is likely to pers...
Sep 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scholarship auction ranks as most successful in event history
The final numbers are in for the Northwestern State University Athletic Scholarship Auction last month, and the report confirms what those involved had already concluded...that it was by far the mo...
Sep 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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How they got their starts in politics
On a quiet week-day morning at the home office a few months ago came a knock at the door and, with it, my first personal contact with the great non-campaign of 2011. It was a college-student volunt...
Sep 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Tickle Grass War
One Saturday afternoon in August of ’53, Dee Neal came into George Duncan’s store and interrupted Daddy’s thoughts as he was selecting a domino to down. He had four fives including the double five....
Sep 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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State’s focus on college grads will pay off
The United States’ economic stability over past decades has resulted in large part from its relatively high percentage of college graduates, but a new study shows the nation losing that edge as you...
Sep 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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