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House panel wants Homeland Security documents for review
By ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee has asked the Homeland Security Department to provide documents about an agency policy that required political appointees to review...
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Several factors impeding population growth in state
Louisiana ranked among the bottom four states in the nation in population growth over the past decade, and political and business experts agree that the state will suffer for years to come as a res...
Jan 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislature takes steps to ease pressure on school boad superintendents
A statute adopted by the legislature in the 2010 session making it more difficult for school board members to fire superintendents and meddle in other personnel issues went into effect this month a...
Jan 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: Gone are the days when the majority of students on a university campus enrolled immediately after graduating from high school, lived in a dorm and their only job was to attend class an...
Jan 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Natchitoches still hailed as great place to retire
Natchitoches, which is earning an expanding reputation across the nation as an outstanding retirement community, got another boost in attracting retirees recently when the city was listed by a nati...
Jan 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meat pie facts
While inadvertently reading history recently, I came upon a shocking fact. Natchitoches did not invent the meat pie. There, it has been said. It turns out that the ancient Greeks were the first to ...
Jan 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Next stop: Natchitoches
Transcript of a conversation recorded via remote last Dec. 25; 3 a.m: “Well, Elf One, it’s warming up some. Must be Louisiana. What’s the next stop?” “Natchitoches, Your Jolliness. Better put on th...
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bloated document called constitution ready for overhaul
One of the five new constitutional amendments that went into effect in Louisiana this month will prohibit legislators from raising their own pay, resolving an issue that created outrage among state...
Dec 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters not sure tax dollars being spent wisely report says
Louisiana’s governor and legislative leaders are vehemently opposed to more taxes and are not likely to pass any new ones even as state revenues continue to dive, but the state still ranks No. 36 n...
Dec 10, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to Editor
Dear Editor: I am concerned about the lack of concern for others at our four-way stop sings. The traffic flow has improved but the encounters with other drivers has become a serious problem. I don’...
Dec 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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