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Naming ballparks fitting tribute to late Mayor Sampite
Mayor Lee Posey and other Natchitoches officials hit a home run when they named a complex of baseball fields used for the city recreation program Sampite Park in memory of long-time mayor, coach an...
Apr 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boyce elects police chief
BOYCE, La. (AP) — Boyce has been without a police department since September 2012. The first step to getting a department is electing a chief. The Town Talk reports (http://townta.lk/YeP6TY ) Eddie...
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: It’s been more than six months since the murders of our staff in Benghazi and not one suspect has been charged or arrested. With all the resources the USA has in the form of alphabet a...
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Plan B to end income tax
By John Kennedy State Treasurer and former Secretary, Department of Revenue  I appreciate Gov. Jindal’s plan to end Louisiana’s personal and corporate income tax.  Our state needs a tax code that l...
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Jindal parks plan; give legislators the wheel
The fundraisers leading up to it and the big parties kicking it off haven’t changed, but the first days of this legislative session could hardly be more different from last year’s. At this point in...
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Jindal’s tailspin of no good to perceptions of state’s future
Gov. Bobby Jindal’s popularity rating is in a tailspin according to a new public opinion poll, but even Jindal’s most ardent political adversaries should take little satisfaction in the growing lac...
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New budget reflects lack of progress in upgrading highways
The proposed state budget that legislators are mulling over for next year would again divert funds from highway construction and renovation programs to help deal with the debt from a 1989 road impr...
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Opposition to superintendents could be solved with election
Louisiana legislators should approve a proposal in this year’s session that would allow voters to determine whether the state’s superintendent of education should be elected or continue to be appoi...
Apr 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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The paradox that is F. King Alexander
BATON ROUGE (CNS)—Did the LSU Board of Supervisors opt for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in its selection of F. King Alexander, 50, as the next LSU president? Will the LSU faithful, so alarmed at the pro...
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Good government group has good plan for tax phase-in
The Council for a Better Louisiana has offered a sensible plan that Gov. Bobby Jindal and the legislature should embrace if it becomes apparent that there is widespread support in the legislative s...
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