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Many issues to be addressed if prison population is to change
Louisiana’s prison population declined slightly last year but is still by far the highest in the nation per capita, and the state has made little progress in recent years in changing or improving m...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Evaluation of education system gives little reason for hope
Louisiana folks do not need another national study to convince them that the state’s public education system is in bad shape, but a new report with that conclusion has been issued anyway by a group...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louisiana may need more politicians
Candidates failed to sign up for 24 different races during qualifying in August, creating empty elections across the state. More than 100 candidates also withdrew or were disqualified from other co...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Daesh Bags
Raging Moderate by Will Durst It was downright exciting to see President Barack Obama give that fierce and steadfast speech in front of the United Nations General Assembly, rallying the world again...
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Constitutional amendment battle moving to airwaves
The Louisiana Hospital Association, Louisiana Nursing Home Association, Louisiana Pharmacists Association, ambulance providers and intermediate care facilities are pooling their resources and plann...
Sep 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSU will long remember that field goal that won the game
Northwestern State University’s courageous comeback victory over Louisiana Tech in Ruston last weekend still reverberates across the piney hills and hollows of North Louisiana, signifying perhaps t...
Sep 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor:
Dear Editor: “Having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged by better information or fuller consideration to change opinion even on important subjects.” I do not know the so...
Sep 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Closing State’s gender pay gap should be priority for employers
The gap between the salaries and wages for men and women in Louisiana is now the highest in the nation, and legislators, the state’s congressional delegation and others must expand efforts to assur...
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Women voters move to the front this election cycle
While still underrepresented in every level of government in Louisiana, women — from candidates and wives to voters — are moving to the forefront of federal races this fall as headline-grabbers, po...
Sep 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor:
Dear Editor: State workers and retirees meeeting in Baton Rouge Thursday, Sept. 25 will be at 10 a.m. Take a day and come watch the “War Games” between the people and the Office of Group Benefits (...
Sep 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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