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As New Orleans crime rate goes, so goes the rest of the State
The crime rate in New Orleans continues to soar, and that is a disturbing problem not just for that city but for Natchitoches and the entire state because of the major impact the Crescent City has ...
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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No amount of penalties can restore Gulf to pre-oil spill time
Just as a trial to determine how much BP should pay in Clean Water Act penalties for the 2010 oil spill was ending earlier this month, researchers released a report showing that millions of gallons...
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bond commission apaproves projects for $614 million
BATON ROUGE, LA - The State Bond Commission approved $614 million for projects statewide and saved taxpayers more than $12 million at its Feb. 19 meeting, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy....
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public school scores up but still below national average
Louisiana public school students had slightly higher scores on ACT tests in 2014 than the previous year, but this state still ranks low nationally on the exam that is used primarily for scholarship...
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brian Williams Misremembering
Raging Moderate by Will Durst There's a big bad brouhaha over at NBC with anchor Brian Williams misremembering being shot down in a helicopter on a trip to Iraq, when the facts seem to indicate tha...
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Super PACs flourising without related state laws
Louisiana lawmakers have traditionally written the laws that limit how much money donors can contribute to campaigns for state office. But now they’re taking a backseat to the courts, especially wh...
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Command Performance will be day of activities, performances
This year’s President’s Command Performance at Northwestern State University on March 27 will be a unique, extraordinary event that alumni and friends of the school and others in this community and...
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Failure to buckle up still resulting on too many deaths
Traffic fatalities are declining in Louisiana, but there are still far too many people being killed on state roads and highways as a result of drinking and driving and the failure of drivers and pa...
Feb 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hopefully,Legislature will address budget crisis and bond rating risk
A report from an international credit rating agency citing a “structural deficit” in Louisiana’s budget should provide the impetus for the legislature to address the state’s fiscal crisis in this y...
Feb 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor’s field still waiting on Landrieu
By Jeremy Alford Some say he will. Others downright call it unfathomable. Most simply have no idea what he'll do. So until New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu gives a definitive answer on running for ...
Feb 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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