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Lawsuit on elderly affairs possible against Jindal administration
A lawmaker from Assumption Parish and a group of senior citizens from south Louisiana say they are working on filing potential litigation against the administration of Gov. Bobby Jindal to address ...
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Voucher audit is negative; shows oversight lacking
Louisiana’s school voucher program is back under a microscope after a legislative audit concluded that the controversial system is not being monitored adequately to assure that private schools are ...
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AP Source: NSA phone data control ends
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to calm a furor over U.S. surveillance powers, President Barack Obama on Friday will call for ending the government’s control of phone data from hundreds of millions of Am...
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Legislature should address infrastructure in session
A new state-by-state study of infrastructure needs nationwide focuses attention on extensive deficiencies in Louisiana’s system of roads, bridges, ports, drinking water, waste disposal facilities a...
Jan 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Team Jindal meets Joe Friday
Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols must have known what would come next when she announced a $4.2 million state contract with an out-of-state consulting firm to come up with recommendati...
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor: The recently announced resignation and pending departure of Dr. Derwood Duke from the position of Superintendent of Natchitoches Parish Schools will create an unexpected and challengin...
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State earns C+ in ‘Quality Counts’rankings
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana gets very high marks for public school accountability but a D-minus for student achievement in a national education publication's latest annual ranking of state educati...
Jan 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Driving in Louisiana a gamble considering State’s record on the road
Louisiana folks that think their lives are at risk every time they get behind the wheel of a vehicle in this state are probably right. For the second consecutive year, Louisiana has been cited in a...
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Vitter still mulling decision on governor’s race
Vitter still mulling decision In a recent interview with LaPolitics.com, U.S. Sen. David Vitter said there were no ulterior motives to his December announcement about his possible run for governor....
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Aggressive tourism promotions will provide great opportunities
Tourism has been one of Louisiana’s leading industries for years and continues to grow, and Natchitoches is in a position to expand during 2014 the major role that it has played for decades in tour...
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