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Low rating from energy council yet another negative impact
A new report from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy gives Louisiana extremely low ratings in its efforts to save energy. That has a negative impact, of course, on the quality of ...
Nov 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senator will file bill to aid retirees with costs
District 24 State Sen. Elbert Guillory (R-Opelousas) announces plans to file legislation to aid retirees affected by rising insurance costs. Under the developing plan, retirees from the four state ...
Nov 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Come Home Louisiana’ site generating interest in state
There has been little growth in Louisiana’s population in the past two decades, primarily because thousands of college graduates and others had to leave the state to find good jobs. But a campaign ...
Nov 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Discussion cautiously moves to spending surplus
While the Division of Administration, Treasurer John Kennedy and the legislative auditor spar over the validity of a $178.5 million surplus, and how it was calculated, some officials expect it to b...
Nov 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor:
Dear Editor: I wrote to Chief Micky Dove to commend two of his officers who responded to a minor traffic accident in front of my house at 1314 Williams Ave. on Saturday, Oct. 25. The primary office...
Nov 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor:
Dear Editor: I called John Harris yesterday to compliment him and all the people responsible for the decorations of Downtown Natchitoches. The hanging baskets have never been more beautiful. The po...
Nov 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hopefully, economic boom will generate more taxes
Louisiana is “in the midst of an industrial boom unlike any other in history” according to LSU economists Loren Scott and James Richardson, but their annual report on the state economy is much brig...
Nov 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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State should work on disparity between seniors and the young
The income gap between seniors and younger residents of this state is the 20th highest in the nation, and Louisiana leaders should dig into the multiple factors creating that disparity to determine...
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSU students finding face-to-face courses available
A recent survey of Northwestern State University students revealed that the majority of students seeking to enroll in a face-to-face class were able to do so, rather than take an on-line class. Six...
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louisiana leads nation in packing ballot
There are 14 proposed constitutional amendments on Louisiana’s November ballot, which means there are more “yes or no” questions than there are federal elections listed. If that strikes you as exce...
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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