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NSU takes steps to make campus a healthier place
Smoking and the use of other tobacco products has been banned on the Northwestern State University campus beginning this month, and that new policy will create a safer environment for students, fac...
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Analysis: Louisiana Democrats running in President’s shadow
If President Barack Obama's poll numbers, and those for his health care law, haven't yet bottomed out in the Bayou State, then Democrats, accruing to pollsters and consultants, surely don't want to...
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Attorney Gen. joins 9 states in appeal of same sex rule
BATON ROUGE, LA)— Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell this week joined nine state attorneys general in filing an amicus brief supporting Indiana’s appeal of a federal judge’s ruling that foun...
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Additional financial support needed for non-varsity sport
Two Northwestern State University students are representing the school and community this week at the national college bass fishing championships in Georgia, and just reaching the tournament has br...
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Chemical company plans to locate in Ascension Parish
BATON ROUGE, La. — Gov. Bobby Jindal and Stepan Company President and CEO F. Quinn Stepan Jr. announced the company will complete front-end engineering and design work for a potential $60 million t...
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Next governor facing continued budget shortfalls for State
State Rep. John Bel Edwards is running for governor, so some of his comments about Louisiana fiscal issues might be considered political rhetoric. But he also makes some valid points about the stat...
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Lawmakers should kick open closed committee doors
The Louisiana Legislature has made great strides in terms of access and the legislative process. Reporters get front-row seats during hearings before standing committees and on the House and Senate...
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Technological innovations earning rising rankings for state
Louisiana keeps absorbing the blows of poor ratings in national economic studies but stays on its feet with optimistic projections that new temporary and permanent jobs are on the horizon in tradit...
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jindal making risky gamble over Common Core
It wasn’t long ago that Common Core was considered the most debated policy issue in Louisiana that lawmakers and parents knew the least about. Now it’s the hottest political issue with the highest ...
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor, With little fanfare, the Louisiana Legislature passed HB 1065 last week, which allows optometrists, who are not medical doctors, to do certain laser and eyelid surgical procedures. The...
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