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Jindal’s waning popularity won’t look good nationally
Recent statewide polls showing Gov. Bobby Jindal’s approval rating at less than 32 percent might be the least of his problems in gaining traction for the Republican presidential nomination that has...
Jun 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State’s loss of power result of Landrieu being defeated
Louisiana’s influence in Congress diminished dramatically with the loss of U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu according to rankings that are issued at the beginning of each congressional session by the Capito...
Jun 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill probably will die but it sheds light on contract issue
A bill requiring approval by a legislative committee of all state funded contracts over $40,000 has been endorsed by the House Appropriations panel and has strong support among legislators, but the...
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Staples to pay fired man wages, damages
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Jeffrey Angstadt didn’t want days off to relax. In September 2010 and over the months that followed, the furniture sales executive told his employer, Staples Contract and Commercia...
Jun 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why Conservatives give better graduation speeches
By Tom Purcell Get this: Conservatives give better graduation speeches than their more liberal-minded counterparts. After reviewing two commencement-speech anthologies — “The World is Waiting For Y...
Jun 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Transparency inspires public trust in government
State government is Louisiana has become much less transparent over the past seven years, and efforts in the legislature and among other groups to curtail secrecy in decisions that affect the lives...
Jun 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cost of consulting contracts questioned again
A version of a bill to reduce the state’s consulting contracts that was unanimously passed by both chambers of the Legislature last year before being vetoed by Gov. Bobby Jindal appears to be headi...
Jun 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor:
Dear Editor, I have no dog in this fight. My wife and I moved to Natchitoches from Florida six years ago after a couple of brief visits. We thought this was the perfect own for us, we still do. My ...
Jun 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Awards show Northwestern’s dedication to excellence
Northwestern State University men’s and women’s sports teams were extremely successful on the fields and courts of competition this year, but athletes also brought extensive acclaim and prestige to...
Jun 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Bottom Line...
The Natchitoches Times polled readers on Facebook asking, “Any comments out there about Bruce “Caitlyn” Jenner? Jessica VanOrden: I hope that by Caitlyn showing the world that she is happier as a w...
Jun 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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