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Lieutenant governor’s post drawing wide interest
With Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne expected to announce for governor—he already has a campaign website—the post he would vacate is attracting a large field of potential successors. Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Ho...
Dec 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Southern board member proposes booting Grambling from classic
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Forty-years of back-and-forth in the football rivalry between Southern University and Grambling State University don't mean much to one longtime member of Southern's governi...
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vitter to decide on governor’s race by January
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — After months of dodging the talk, Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter said Tuesday that he is considering a run for governor in 2015 and plans to decide by next month. Vitter ...
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Treasurer’s job not big enough for him
State Treasurer John Kennedy is everywhere, never further away than today’s headlines. Since first elected in 1999, he has searched, plotted and inveigled to expand the duties and power of his offi...
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Networking tool gives students help on finding job after leaving NSU
Students in the University of Louisiana System, which includes Northwestern, have access to a new networking tool called myEdu. that connects them to prospective employers and should assist them in...
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prominence and prestige of City grows with Yahoo ranking
The Yahoo folks discovered this year what people in this city, throughout Louisiana and across the nation have known for a long time…that the Natchitoches Christmas Festival is one of the most magn...
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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New state troopers to begin training
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — After years of shrinking trooper ranks, Louisiana is planning to train a new class of state police officers early next year. Budget constraints kept the state police from ad...
Nov 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special Report: Katrina general Capital-bound
Standing on the grounds in front of the State Capitol last weekend, Russel Honoré joined other independent authors pushing their wares at the Louisiana Book Festival.  But he was clearly among the ...
Nov 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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House Speaker gets it right on restoring university funding
Louisiana House Speaker Chuck Kleckley said in recent media messages that a major goal for the 2014 legislative session should be to improve the funding and quality of the state’s universities and ...
Nov 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louisiana students paying more for failing infrastructure
Days before Alabama thrashed LSU in football this month, the Baton Rouge Advocate published a compelling piece detailing how Alabama is “pulling away” from LSU not just on the football field but al...
Nov 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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