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Follow the money
BATON ROUGE (CNS)-Deep Throat , during the cloak and dagger pursuit of the Watergate story by Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, at one point advised Woodward to “follow the...
May 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finishing I-49
One of the most significant pieces of legislation in the current session for Louisiana’s future in Gov. Bobby Jindal’s proposal to provide $73 million for completion of Interstate 49 north from Shr...
May 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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No cup of coffee
A proposal by Rep. Walker Hines of New Orleans to prohibit lobbyists from spending any money at all on meals or receptions for legislators would be a radical extension of existing ethics laws, and ...
May 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Simple advice for grads
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May 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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An Advance Apology
Excuse me if I try to kill you this week. I am quitting smoking and I am announcing this publicly so no one will give me cigarettes. However, I am at a point of great ambivalence. I have realized, ...
May 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Losing seat in Congress negative for Louisiana
Now that the smoke is clearing from the legislative battle over reapportionment of the state’s congressional districts, Louisiana movers and shakers should focus more attention on the negative impa...
May 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Magazine names La. winner of competitiveness award
There is good news and bad news these days for Louisiana’s Dept. of Economic Development. The good news is that Site Selection Magazine has presented its 2010 Competitiveness Award for overall econ...
May 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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A few amendments could make difference
Louisiana’s constitution is weighted down with far too many inconsequential and unnecessary amendments, but a few of the 31 proposed changes to the charter in the current session could make a posit...
May 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill would equalize cuts
Higher education and health care have been battered with deep budget cuts since state revenues began plummeted three years ago, and proposals in the current legislative session-one by Sen. Gerald L...
May 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some Personal Issues
I have a couple of issues to address. As regards the first, I hope that this newspaper can handle a complaint. I have remained silent about this for some time out of loyalty, but my stupid sister (...
May 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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