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Plan to soak up excitement at Turpin Stadium Saturday
Northwestern’s impressive football victory last weekend over a nationally-ranked opponent should provide some motivation and momentum for increased attendance and support at Saturday’s game against...
Nov 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vitter: Cut food stamp recipients who overspent
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's social services secretary said Wednesday that her office has asked federal officials for permission to suspend food stamp benefits for recipients who overspent t...
Nov 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioner says Jindal shows true colors in coastal response
Bobby Jindal ran for governor on good ethics, but in his reaction to the lawsuit against major oil companies over coastal erosion he has discarded that commitment. The Southeast Louisiana Flood Pro...
Nov 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column lists pay of local legislators
While all Louisiana legislators receive the same base salary, those in leadership positions receive bonuses. Plus, payments for per diems and mileage can help even the lowliest lawmaker land a spot...
Nov 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Slash in funding makes state behind in university grads
New LSU president King Alexander said during an address in Baton Rouge recently that the United States is falling behind other nations in higher education and that Louisiana is not keeping pace eve...
Nov 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Edwin plays along on must-miss television
When the previews of “The Governor’s Wife” first aired, my response was that it would be both unwatchable and unmissable, much like a train wreck. It was that way in viewing its debut on A&E Sunday...
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Europe mulls sanctions over US spying
BERLIN (AP) — The United States could lose access to an important law enforcement tool used to track terrorist money flows, German officials said Monday, as Europe weighs a response to allegations ...
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State funding cuts, tuition increase are dark clouds
There could be more jobs created in Louisiana during the next two years than at any time in the state’s history according to a report from LSU economists, and that raises questions about whether th...
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community college may build at LSUA
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — Officials with Louisiana State University at Alexandria are touting a plan for a community college to build on its campus. Central Louisiana Technical Community College is lo...
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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It will be interesting to see how legislators handle Common Core
The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education took a stab during its recent meeting at resolving some of the controversy over the Common Core standards imposed on public schools but see...
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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