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Dear Editor: Two days of my life, Oct. 26, 1966 and July 29, 1967, I spent in hell. I was serving on the USS Oriskany aircraft carrier in the Gulf of Tonkin off the coast of North Vietnam when a ma...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lowered credit rating hurtful to future projects by State
Louisiana’s credit rating, which is critical because it determines the interest rate the state will pay to borrow money for construction projects, was lowered earlier this year and could drop again...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSU seeking nominations for Long Purple Line honor
Northwestern State University is seeking nominations for candidates to be inducted into the university’s alumni hall of distinction, the Long Purple Line.  Induction into the Long Purple Line is th...
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Waiting on Vitter’s money from super pacs, $9.3 million
With just three months to go until the primary, the only number that matters in the race for governor right now is $9.3 million. That’s how much U.S. Sen. David Vitter and his allied super PAC, the...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clean Water Act regulations could affect farm irrigation
ALEXANDRIA – A rule that revises which bodies of water are subject to Clean Water Act regulations will take effect next month, which has some farmers worried they will come under stricter federal s...
Jul 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jindal backed by more than $9 million in presidential run
By David Drucker Washington Examiner Gov. Bobby Jindal raised nearly $579,000 his first week as a presidential candidate, but has another $8.6 million in his corner thanks to supportive outside gro...
Jul 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillary demonstrates Liberal media bias
By Rick Jensen For those of you who pretend there is no politically liberal bias among the national media, consider these two recent events involving Hillary Clinton. First, national press reporter...
Jul 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louisiana’s D.C. clout shaky at best
The amount of influence Bayou State politicians have inside the Beltway has become a cyclical topic, last discussed with some seriousness in 2008 when former Congressman Bill Jefferson was inching ...
Jul 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Value of Sports Hall of Fame continues to grow across state
With the buzz and excitement of the most successful Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame program in history still crackling across the community, it is appropriate to restate the cultural, economic and pr...
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business scorecard deliverd poor grades
The annual legislative scorecard compiled by the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry was released Tuesday and includes a grade of "F" for 94 members of the Louisiana Legislature. The ran...
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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