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Guns on campus bills should die forever
The bill by Rep. Ernest Wooton of Belle Chasse to allow guns on college and university campuses was killed again in the current legislative session, and that defeat should put an end to this terrib...
Jun 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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In praise of order
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Jun 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: The recent recognition of the Shreveport-Bossier area by the Daily Beast, a national New York-based news and opinion website affiliated with Newsweek, as one of the top 25 best destina...
Jun 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: I noticed a campaign sign at the intersection of Johnson Chute Road and Hwy. 1 North today. It is on public right of way and is illegally placed. I write you today to urge the Natchito...
Jun 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Money Shortage Sets Lawmakers Free
Money can’t buy you love in politics, but when there is not enough to even rent it, that’s a problem. If you are the governor. In the week he turned 40, Gov. Bobby Jindal experienced the limits of ...
Jun 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest, Greg, Billy Wayne and a Jersey Bull
I was in the milk room and, for the third time that muddy morning, tearing down a Surge pulsator to clean out the grime and reset it so daddy and I could finish up the Saturday morning milking and ...
Jun 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Declining gambling revenues affecting state
Revenues at Louisiana’s riverboat and land-based casinos were down again last year following a decline in 2009, diminishing the positive impact of the gambling industry on the state’s tax structure...
Jun 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Click it or Ticket campaign saves money and lives
It is well documented that seat belt use saves lives and curtails serious injuries in vehicle accidents, and a new study shows that motorists who are involved in crashes and not buckled up cost the...
Jun 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer Fun
This is almost always either just not possible in Louisiana, or else a bad idea. First, of course, is the sacred tradition that summer activities are more fun outside. In many places this may be tr...
Jun 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jindal witholding vital information
BATON ROUGE (CNS)-When attorneys for the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals last week refused to disclose the name of the firm awarded a multi-million-dollar contract, it wasn’t the first...
Jun 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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