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Legislative auditor give impetus for fewer elections in state
Louisiana has too many elections, and criticism by the state Legislative Auditor’s Office of the number and cost of special elections held in the state has provided the impetus for efforts in the l...
May 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘English’ in Louisiana
Someone recently sent me a photo that has been circulating the Internet for a few years of a professionally produced sign placed over a bin for charitable donations. The sign says is “Help Louisian...
May 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snippets: Bibliomaniac forever
“To be a book collector is to combine the worst characteristics of a dope fiend with those of a miser.” Robertson Davies Yeah, I know it’s hard for young people to believe, but I didn’t lay eyes on...
Apr 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Incumbers seem to be in good positions
Sen. Gerald Long and Rep. Rick Nowlin will be running for reelection in districts that were substantially altered by legislative reapportionment, but the incumbents seem to be in a good position to...
Apr 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leon Johnson gets well-deserved honor with track meet naming
Leon Johnson is one of the most respected collegiate track and field coaches in the nation, and it was appropriate for Northwestern State University to name the popular and prominent NSU Invitation...
Apr 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nature versus Nurture
Now that spring has come to Natchitoches, we begin to think about growing and raising things. Raising things is not hard. I used to raise puppies. My ex-husband and I raised tropical fish. As a chi...
Apr 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ryan versus Obama
Making Sense
Apr 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s time for movers, shakers to take advantage of Shale
The Haynesville Shale has created a gigantic positive impact on the economy of Louisiana and especially this region and could become an even greater economic force here and across the state and nat...
Apr 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Band anniversary reminder of rich heritage at NSU
Northwestern State University’s band program was established 100 years this month and the anniversary celebration will focus attention on the importance of the band over the decades and the promine...
Apr 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: I picked a great weekend to visit, discovering the Jazz and R&B Festival when I got to town on Saturday. Always fun to visit. However, there was one observation that I find a bit troub...
Apr 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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