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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: Quoted by Obama on the campaign trail: “We don’t need congress to pass my bills.” If you believe this Mr. President, just issue one of your executive orders and send them packing. A on...
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: I am writing on the credit union industry tax exemption and to voice strong opposition giving credit unions any new or expanded authorities as long as they are exempt from the tax and ...
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Nowlin endorsement underscores his accomplishments and effectiveness
Rep. Rick Nowlin has served this community, the region and state effectively and with honor and dignity in the legislature over the past four years, and this newspaper recommends that voters re-ele...
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Remove roadblocks from American manufacturing
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) represents the folks who invest money, employ workers, and take risks to make things in America. One of the many things that NAM does to promote the ...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Movements to Change Higher Ed
Formation of yet another state commission to study the governance of higher education should induce such yawns as elicited by your most boring professor. Can’t we just cut to the chase to where the...
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Several factors contribute to low voter turnout
The low voter turnout in last month’s Louisiana elections does not diminish the magnitude of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s landslide win in his bid for a second term, but the numbers raise questions about vo...
Nov 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Questions still remain about board consolidation
Gov. Bobby Jindal has long supported the concept of a single governing board for higher education and will likely have the clout going into a second term to consolidate existing boards, but there a...
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Gettin’ Here
Way, way back before recorded time, maybe ´76 or ´77, Dean George Stokes asked me to do something. He said, “Hatley, since you’ve got enough energy to stay in trouble all the time, why don’t you ta...
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Observations from those smarter than I
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Nov 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Should NSU be totally smoke-free campus? Debate underway
A discussion is going on in regards to making Northwestern State University a 100-percent smoke-free campus. To help move the discussion along, a Campus Tobacco Task Force was appointed to make pol...
Nov 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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