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AIDS in Louisiana reaching epidemic proportions
Louisiana has one of the highest rates of AIDS and HIV cases in the nation per capita, and the commission created to advise the governor on that problem failed to have a quorum when it met recently...
Nov 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trashy people costs the state in several ways
The Keep Louisiana Beautiful organization and other civic and government groups across the state are participating in a national clean up campaign that continues through May, and individuals and or...
Nov 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor: Saturday morning, Nov. 10, on our way out of town, my husband and I stopped at a local service station near I-49 to get coffee. While there, we were car-jacked. Luckily, we escaped uns...
Nov 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Government spending continues to outpace tax revenues in La.
Tax revenues in Louisiana are clearly not keeping pace with the costs of government, and that should be the primary focus of plans to overhaul the state’s tax system during the 2013 session of the ...
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sportsmans paradise being enjoyed more, benfits economy
Increased participation of Louisiana citizens in wildlife-related recreation activities over the past five years ranked second in the nation. That is good news because of the physical, emotional an...
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moving on, Jindal Runs Over Romney
At one of several fundraisers in Louisiana for Mitt Romney, the presidential candidate, being a wild and crazy guy, had a little fun with Gov. Bobby Jindal. He told the story of our governor joinin...
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Kabuki Dance Continues
Baton Rouge, La.--The nation’s long election ordeal is over. While that may be good news, we must temper it with the fact that Congress is now back in session. The Senate jumped right into “serious...
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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G.W. was MIA
Democrats have been blaming George W. Bush for the last four years. Now I think it's time for Republicans to start blaming George W. for the next four years. For a week we've been pinning last week...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Progress made, but more reform is needed for school boards
Voters here and throughout Louisiana cast ballots in the Nov 6 elections to limit the terms of local school board members, sending the resounding message that the involvement and influence of schoo...
Nov 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State needs a new charter, the current constitution is a mess
Louisiana voters continued to rubber stamp amendments to the state constitution in last week’s election, making the document even more unwieldy and befuddling and again focusing attention on the ne...
Nov 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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