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With economy sputtering, agriculture is shining star
Some segments of Louisiana’s volatile economy have sputtered toward the projected industrial boom that is expected to lift the state out of its morass of rising unemployment and low personal income...
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Watered down tobacco tax only promotes cancer
A proposal to increase Louisiana’s cigarette tax to the national average has been watered down drastically by the House Ways and Means Committee, but legislators should seize the opportunity to mak...
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Letters to the Editor:
Harmony Road still a problem resident says Dear Editor: Not long ago, the Parish Council was talking about redoing some of the parish roads. And one of the roads was supposed to have been the Harmo...
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Alliances will expand NSU’s influence throughout region
Northwestern State University president Dr. Jim Henderson has dramatically expanded the school’s role and influence on higher education throughout North-Central Louisiana during his first few month...
May 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Budget shortfall emphasizes need to curtail movie credits
Louisiana’s tax breaks and incentives for the film and television production industries are much too generous and have drained too many dollars from state agencies and institutions. Legislators are...
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PAR: Cut legislative, judiciary budgets
There are only two areas of state government that have standstill budgets for the next fiscal year: the legislative and judicial branches, with $108 million and $176 million proposed, respectively....
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Concern expressed over bill dues
Despite hours of debate and hundreds of cards in opposition, a bill that threatens the professional associations of public school employees, fire fighters, and police officers will soon be heard on...
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Familiarize yourself with graduation plans for Friday
Folks planning to attend either or both of Northwestern State University’s commencement programs Friday at Prather Coliseum should plan to get there early and become familiar with parking areas and...
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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College-bound leaving Louisiana will affect qualified work force
Louisiana political and business leaders contend that the state is approaching an industrial explosion that will result in $100 billion in new and expanded facilities and thousands of additional jo...
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Legislature looking increasingly splintered
For as much as this current crop of legislators have in common, they’ve never appeared as far apart as they do now. Corporate-style team building, like a flag football game and basketball practices...
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