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Remapping pits North versus South
Two months ago, congressional reapportionment was settled in the back room of a Chinese restaurant in Washington, D.C.In a dinner meeting there, all but one of the state’s seven U.S. representative...
Mar 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schools not interested in red tape reduction
Legislation enacted last year allowing Louisiana public schools to sidestep some laws, rules and regulations that could deter progress and student achievement looked good on paper, but there has be...
Mar 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decrease in contracts a good first step
BATON ROUGE (CNS)-The big news out of the nation’s capital recently was a Feb. 3 Washington Post story trumpeting the fact that the federal government spent $15 billion less on contracts for outsid...
Mar 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Budget balancing requires increase in flexibility
Gov. Bobby Jindal deserves support from the legislature for his efforts to create increased flexibility in the state budget process that would eliminate the need for deep and continuing cuts in hea...
Mar 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to Editor
Dear Editor: I write to express my dismay at the massive amounts of litter being deposited on our roads by our citizens. I recently picked up two garbage bags of trash, including 23 Walmart plastic...
Mar 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Privatize or privateer?
BATON ROUGE (CNS)-Could it be mere coincidence that the word privateer sounds a lot like privatize? Remember the clamor to privatize Social Security? Advocates wanted Americans to be allowed to con...
Mar 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Creole museum exhibit will bring notoriety
The unique and captivating cultures, customs and history of our Cane River region are the focus of a new exhibit at the Louisiana State Museum in Baton Rouge that will attract extensive attention t...
Mar 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report says BP spill will continue to have negative effect for years
A new report from a University of Georgia marine sciences professor on the BP oil spill is more technical and complex than most non-scientists can understand, but the bottom line is that the disast...
Mar 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vitter taking charge of GOP
John Maginnis
Mar 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fans indebted to Payton but wish he’d stay here
Louisiana folks have tried hard to love the New Orleans Saints over the years even when the team was an embarrassment on the field and during the times that owner Tom Benson was demanding and getti...
Feb 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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