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Crash data is reminder that safety is personal
Healthy Highways By Lt. Col. John LeBlanc Executive Director, Louisiana Highway Safety Commission Governor’s Highway Safety Representative   There was a lot that we found encouraging in the recent ...
Feb 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vitter via video is risky campaign option
It’s anyone’s guess which was worse: that all of the other candidates for governor stood up and walked off stage before U.S. Sen. David Vitter started his speech, or that half of the audience had e...
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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President’s response to money crisis is reassuring at NSU
Northwestern State University president Dr. Jim Henderson’s poised, confident response to challenging issues and circumstances in his first weeks of leadership at NSU sends reassuring signals that ...
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Affluence Apartheid in America
And now for a few choice words concerning my recent demotion to the status of second-class citizen. The amazing thing is how quickly my metamorphosis into Cockroachlandia occurred. One minute, I'm ...
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Candidates vying for top spot in their party’s governor’s race
A poll on this year’s gubernatorial election in Louisiana shows that a Democrat and a Republic will make it to the runoff, which would virtually assure the election of the GOP candidate unless ther...
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Large number of Legislature on way out because of term limits
Term limits will have a big impact on the Louisiana Legislature and state government in general next year when 21 of the state’s 144 House and Senate members will be prohibited by law from returnin...
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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The making of a budget war begins
If you squint just so, and look out with the right kind of eyes, you can almost see the Legislature unfurling the skull and crossbones of the Jolly Roger. Lawmakers with swords between teeth are on...
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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The new political ice age
“And that’s it for sports.” “Thank you Robert for the fascinating premier of your exclusive in-depth Channel 7, twelve-part series on underinflated balls, Can’t wait to see what balls you have for ...
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Satire Returns: Raging Moderate
Decades after being dismissed by George S. Kaufman as a genre that "closes on Saturday night," satire, like the measles and mumps, is making a comeback. And in many quarters, remains the most feare...
Jan 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor, In response to the Slice of Life column by Joe Darby in the Natchitoches Times edition Jan. 15, I must say thank you for the introduction to your fur-kids and for the beautiful sentime...
Jan 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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