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DWI epidemic forces state to consider new penalties
There were more than 32,000 arrests in Louisiana last year for driving while intoxicated, and proposals are being developed for the upcoming legislative session that would create new ways to deal w...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keystone pipeline refusal a blow to Gulf economy
President Obama’s decision to deny approval of the Keystone pipeline that would transport oil from Canadian fields to refineries across the United States, including the Gulf Coast, was a major blow...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislature likely to extend TOPS deadline for veterans
A number of military veterans in Louisiana have been denied TOPS scholarships over the years because of time limit provisions in the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students, and legislators should ...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: I attended the City Council meeting Feb. 27. For the most part, the meeting ran smoothly. However, I was greatly disturbed by the action of Ms. Sylvia Morrow when it came to Resolution...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rex, Rabbits and Daddy
Time to admit this column hangs by a delicate thread. When Lovan Thomas asked Carolyn Roy why she runs my pieces, she told him it was solely because she likes Sue, my wife. This leads me to believe...
Jan 28, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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On Copyright and Changing Times
This is not the first time I have seen one of my images used as the backdrop on a political billboard without my permission. Each time this has happened I contacted the offensive party and asked po...
Jan 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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State police crack down on drivers in the left lane
State Police and other law enforcement officers in Louisiana are cracking down on motorists that monopolize the left lane of multilane highways instead of using the lane for passing only, and tough...
Jan 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Budget shortfalls may stall coastal preservation plans
Most the communities and land along Louisiana’s Gulf Coast will be destroyed and under water in the next half century unless state and federal government spend some $50 billion during that time to ...
Jan 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Emperor Barack
Much like one of his predecessors, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Barack Obama has all but declared war on the United States Supreme Court. It will be remembered that in 1937 FDR was angry over the high co...
Jan 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Folk Festival that Refused to Die
As far as festival making is concerned, the ’89 Natchitoches/NSU Folk Festival beats most things I’ve ever seen, not everything I’ve ever seen, but most. I’ve been to six Sulphur Springs Championsh...
Jan 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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