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Crowd unhappy with Jindal’s plan to sell prisons
BATON ROUGE (CNS)-More than 100 persons, including a former congressman, a former commissioner of administration and a parish district attorney crowded into House Hearing Room 5 in the State Capito...
Apr 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: For centuries, Christians have observed the crucifixion of Jesus as being on Friday afternoon and the resurrection at dawn the following Sunday. This is only a period of about 40 hours...
Apr 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: April is National Child Abuse Awareness month. Child abuse and neglect is like the tip of an iceberg, very little is seen or known about. This understandable in that the court proceedi...
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It’s a disgrace that state ranks in nation’s top 5 in rail crossing accidents
Louisiana has enacted new laws in an effort to curtail collisions at railroad crossings, increased enforcement of the statutes and expanded safety equipment at the intersections, but the state stil...
Apr 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State will never have low rates
It should come as no surprise to Louisiana residents that our state is listed as the most “at-risk” in the nation in a new survey by Kiplinger. The study was prompted by the recent earthquakes and ...
Apr 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some laws deserve more discussion
We have discussed the seriousness of stealing someone’s alligator in Louisiana. I believe this law to be equitable, just, and completely superfluous. However, there are other laws that deserve some...
Apr 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tourism could bolster economy
It is understandable that Gov. Bobby Jindal and his budget experts are dipping into every fund they can find to offset the $1.6 billion shortfall that is projected for next year, but some of the cu...
Apr 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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3-part series will address National security and the deficit/debt issue
The deficit/debt debate in the U.S. is shaping up to be segregated into four major categories of consideration: One: Discretionary Non-Defense spending: This is the focus of President Obama’s budge...
Apr 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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State debt increasing as revenue continues to fall
Louisiana’s rising debt load should be a matter of deep concern for government and civic leaders, because it could soon limit the state’s ability to sell bonds to finance construction and repair of...
Apr 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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It's good to be back
Well it is good to be back in the Natchitoches Times, snuggled in here among the ink and newsprint. Many people felt that my columns before were a little confrontational. It was felt by a few peopl...
Mar 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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