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Bill should help higher ed and curb corruption
BATON ROUGE, LA - The Senate unanimously embraced legislation Monday that will help higher education and curb corruption in Louisiana, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy. “The Senate adopted...
Jun 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bauxite plant coming to state
BATON ROUGE— This week, Gov. Bobby Jindal and President and CEO Alan Roughead of First Bauxite Corp. of Canada announced the company plans to invest $200 million to develop a bauxite processing pla...
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Letter to the Editor:
Dear Editor: Hooray for the John Birch Society again (JBS)!?Upon reading all the discussions about climate change, I would like to report that the JBS’s flagship magazine, The New American, has its...
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Last minute vote in Houses ruled invalid
A measure to significantly alter how the House elects its speaker, the chief presiding officer in the lower chamber, was passed with no advance notice and no debate during the waning moments of the...
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Raging Moderate: Red Pope, Green Pope
By Will Durst He gets under their skin like termites in a boathouse. Drives them crazier than Hillary Clinton and Yoko Ono dancing on a gay pride parade float. He’s the itch you can’t scratch. The ...
Jun 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Bottom Line...
The Natchitoches Times polled readers on Facebook asking, “The battle over the Confederate flag: Let your opinions fly! Georgia Parker Hilton: It’s sad that this has been hijacked by racists. This ...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chapter in Jindal-Vitter story begins
There’s not much Gov. Bobby Jindal and U.S. Sen. David Vitter are willing to do jointly, aside from simultaneously acting like their significant rivalry is insignificant. But, probably with some am...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s time to nominate educators
Northwestern State University’s Gallaspy College of Education and Human Development Alumni Advisory Board is seeking nominations for the Hall of Distinguished Educators and the Distinguished Young ...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Capital outlay projects will be favors handed out by governor
Louisiana’s “capital outlay” process to determine which road, bridge and other construction and renovation projects are funded has never been pretty and gets uglier every year, but efforts in the r...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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They said it in the Louisiana Legislature
“I feel like I’m the last fella who married Elizabeth Taylor,” said Sen. Robert Adley, upon being asked to address a meeting of oil executives during the legislative session that adjourned last wee...
Jun 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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