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Jindal’s out-of-state pick for contract smells fishy
             BATON ROUGE (CNS)—A small Wisconsin firm has been handed a contract by the Jindal administration to provide physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurse...
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Unenforceable laws stay on the books
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's use of an unconstitutional law to arrest gay men who weren't doing anything illegal might not have happened if state lawmakers had stri...
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Letters to theEditor
Dear Editor: I was happy to hear about the coastal-damage lawsuit brought against the major oil companies by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East. This effort out of New Orlean...
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Lack of candidates endangers Democrats
Low-key and soft-spoken U.S. Rep. Rodney Alexander, R-Quitman, doesn’t stick out in many ways, which has contributed to his success in politics. Yet, of late, he has gained a curious recognition in...
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Dead zones expanding with little effort to curb their growth
The so-called “dead zone” off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico is larger this year than usual, but there seems to be little headway at state and national levels in addressing the problem t...
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New coach, promise of successful season at NSU
With Northwestern’s first home football game just a month or so away and optimism rising for a successful year, Demon fans that have not already purchased their season tickets can order them by cal...
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It’s a great start!
By J.R. “Randy” Stelly Publisher Real Views It’s no secret that I have a sincere interest in making the Natchitoches Parish Council form of government work. I have observed and participated in the ...
Aug 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tuition freedom issue gets recharged
While legislation granting university boards more control over tuition increases failed to gain the momentum needed in this year's regular session, the issue is already picking up steam for a 2014 ...
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Rising ACT scores good sign
More Louisiana students are taking the American College Test, or ACT, and earning scores that allow them to enroll in colleges and universities, and that is a major step toward the increased educat...
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State needs more revenue from offshore drilling
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu continues to battle in Congress for increased revenues for Louisiana and other states along the Gulf Coast from offshore oil and gas production, but opposition by the Obama ...
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