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Commissioner seeking refunds from inmate phone services
BOSSIER CITY – Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell is asking that millions of dollars in telephone charges collected from families of Louisiana’s 40,000 jailinmates be refunded. “The Public...
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s time to nominate candidates for Long Purple Line at NSU
Northwestern State University is seeking nominations for candidates to be inducted into the university’s alumni hall of distinction, the Long Purple Line.  Induction into the Long Purple Line is th...
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Uncertainty clouds state’s fiscal future
By Jeremy Alford LaPolitics.com The state’s new fiscal year started on July 1 with a budget that lawmakers and the Jindal Administration say is balanced, but Louisiana’s longterm financial outlook ...
Jul 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free-range parenting gets costly
By Tom Purcell Ah, summer. We all know what that means for young children. If your kids are seen walking without adult supervision, somebody will call the cops, Child Protective Services will condu...
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$624 million in bonds approved for state capital outlay projects
BATON ROUGE, LA - The State Bond Commission approved $624 million for projects statewide and approved more than $41 million in savings at its June 18 meeting, according to State Treasurer John Kenn...
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Budget a sham forced on Legislators to avoid chaos
The legislature had little choice but to adopt a ludicrous smoke and mirrors budget this year in light of a threatened budget veto that would have plunged state government into chaos, but some posi...
Jul 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor, By a five to four ruling, SCOTUS dictated that same sex marriage must be allowed in all 50 states. Six of the justices are Roman Catholic and three are Jewish. All have law degrees fro...
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Beauty pageant offers gateway to coming elections with involvement of candidates
With each passing year our elections more closely resemble beauty pageants than democratic exercises, as party labels replace sashes and fundraising becomes the talent portion of the competition. S...
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Attorney general asking for bipartisan support on breach
BATON ROUGE -- Attorney General James D. “Buddy” Caldwell joined attorneys general from across the country Wednesday in a bipartisan effort to ensure that states continue to have authority to enfor...
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Dead Solid Summer
Raging Moderate By Will Durst Every year, it’s with a gleeful relief we embrace Independence Day, which marks the beginning of dead solid summer. The Fourth of July is a red white and blue arrow to...
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