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Research shows younger, more educated leaving state
Louisiana’s miniscule population growth over the past decade has lagged far behind national population gains, reflecting a lack of good jobs to attract new residents and the continuing erosion of t...
Jul 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gray Areas in State Government
BATON ROUGE (CNS)—When Chris Broadwater the state legislator says he has never received compensation from a private source for the performance of his legislative duties, he is technically correct. ...
Jul 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: Reading Gerard Thomas’s letter to you regarding this world’s problems, I couldn’t help throwing my two cents worth into the mix. I certainly agree with Mr. Thomas on his assessment tha...
Jul 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Negative studies about state hard to ignore despite the good thngs
Louisiana continues to be battered in national studies that rank states in various and sundry categories of achievement and success. In one of the latest studies, Bloomberg.com lists Louisiana as t...
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State needs new constitution that would protect higher ed
Proposed constitutional amendments approved in this year’s legislative session were overshadowed by battles to balance the budget, but at least two of the eight propositions are controversial becau...
Jul 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor: Some years back, I quit making public statements expressing my opinion. What I often though was intelligent, sounded dumb after it had crossed the fatal line---publication. Here I go a...
Jul 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Landrieu, Cassidy report fundraising
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu has outpaced her Republican challenger, U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, in the latest fundraising cycle for the 2014 Senate race, according to inf...
Jul 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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State could benefit from extension to bolster seafood campaign
Louisiana’s seafood industry took a huge financial hit after the BP oil spill in 2010 because of concerns about the safety of fish, shrimp and other Gulf of Mexico products, and a program funded by...
Jul 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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World-class facility takes City to national stage with opening
Natchitoches soared into the stratosphere last week of national media attention, economic development potential and historic and cultural preservation with the opening of the Louisiana Sports Hall ...
Jul 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Re-election committee members on state payroll
            BATON ROUGE (CNS)—For eight months, from Oct. 16, 2012, until June 28, Gov. Bobby Jindal had a director of his re-election committee on the state payroll overseeing state boards and com...
Jul 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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