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Letter to the Editor:
Dear Editor: I called John Harris yesterday to compliment him and all the people responsible for the decorations of Downtown Natchitoches. The hanging baskets have never been more beautiful. The po...
Nov 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hopefully, economic boom will generate more taxes
Louisiana is “in the midst of an industrial boom unlike any other in history” according to LSU economists Loren Scott and James Richardson, but their annual report on the state economy is much brig...
Nov 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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State should work on disparity between seniors and the young
The income gap between seniors and younger residents of this state is the 20th highest in the nation, and Louisiana leaders should dig into the multiple factors creating that disparity to determine...
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSU students finding face-to-face courses available
A recent survey of Northwestern State University students revealed that the majority of students seeking to enroll in a face-to-face class were able to do so, rather than take an on-line class. Six...
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louisiana leads nation in packing ballot
There are 14 proposed constitutional amendments on Louisiana’s November ballot, which means there are more “yes or no” questions than there are federal elections listed. If that strikes you as exce...
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor:
Dear Editor: I appreciate The Natchitoches Times printing the Public Affairs Research Counsel’s critique of the proposed amendments to the state constitution that will be voted upon in the Nov. 4 e...
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campbell talks straight, has common sense, gets job done,
Foster Campbell has been a passionate, effective member of the state Public Service Commission for the past 12 years, and voters here and across the 24-parish district that he represents should sup...
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tax amnesty ready for some
Louisiana Tax Amnesty will be through -Nov. 14 according to the La. Dept. of Revenue (LDR). The 30-day tax amnesty offers non-compliant taxpayers the opportunity to settle their accounts with the s...
Oct 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Low income and rising costs continue to be problems
A new report shows that Louisiana ranks last in the nation in home energy conservation and in the bottom 10 in the efficiency of vehicles in curtailing gasoline costs. That lack of conservation rai...
Oct 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Orleans once again center of Landrieu universe
Even though it had been rumored for months, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu finally pulled the trigger recently on a major campaign shakeup that moved control over to a few Big Easy insiders. It sets the s...
Oct 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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