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Governor must plan next step

As our new governor passes his first 100 days in office, he says he is very resolved to fix our problems. They are mainly budgetary like lack of state money to meet our needs.Read More...
April 28, 2016 at 5:29 pm
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Expenses will go up this year

If you think you escaped April Foolís Day setbacks this year, you are mistaken. Read More...
April 08, 2016 at 12:05 pm
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Charity Hospital needs resurrection

At last, the State of Louisiana is mulling plans of what to do with its classic 20-story building on Tulane Avenue in New Orleans formerly known as Charity Hospital. It was put astray following its basement flooding by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.Read More...
April 01, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Retirement rules: Myth vs. reality

Financial Tidbits
By Roland Leblanc

If your goal is to save enough to fund a long retirement, and youíre not sure how to start or how to catch up, remember that thereís more than one path to success. Read More...
March 25, 2016 at 4:07 am
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Donít dump the dust bin of history on St. Charles Parish

By Kamau OdingaRead More...
February 17, 2016 at 3:51 pm
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How about Jindal for vice president?

With all of the unabated political activity going on at the present time locally and nationally, here is a suggestion that just about everybody in Louisiana would favor - letís spread the word that our governor, Bobby Jindal, should be put on a ticket as vice presidential candidate next year.Read More...
October 16, 2015 at 7:35 am
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Gators still love St. Charles Parish

One of the most entertaining special events in St. Charles Parish throughout the years has been the annual Alligator Festival held on the last weekend of every September.
And this yearís spectacle will be this weekend (Sept. 24 - 27).Read More...
September 25, 2015 at 11:16 am
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Race for House speaker well underway

Itís arguably the most important election in Louisiana that will take place after the falls elections end.
And the field is growing.Read More...
September 25, 2015 at 11:14 am
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Seafood production still thriving here

Despite interference from hurricanes and oil spills in the past, Louisianaís fisheries have produced a great deliverance of product during recent years. Read More...
August 14, 2015 at 12:10 pm
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La.ís long relationship with the alligator

Louisiana has long captured Americaís imagination with its beautiful bayous, delicious cuisine and abundant wildlife.Read More...
July 24, 2015 at 11:17 am
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Coastal restoration plan getting better

At last, Louisianaís efforts to put together a massive $50 billion, 50-year coastal restoration plan it adopted in 2007 is showing some progress in its financing.Read More...
July 10, 2015 at 3:28 pm
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Itís time to get rid of Confederate flag

Americans and others who favor freedom of the people should take a big step forward by not paying their respect to Confederate flags. Read More...
July 02, 2015 at 4:01 pm
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Louisiana House of Reps is schizophrenic on taxes

This is another in a series of interim reports on the taxing frenzy by legislators to increase our taxes. Read More...
June 05, 2015 at 5:31 am
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Analysis: Field for governor may not be settled

Tony Clayton, a special prosecutor for the 18th Judicial District Court, is considering a run for governor as speculation grows about the impact an African-American Democrat would have on the early, all-white field. Read More...
May 29, 2015 at 3:26 pm
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River cruises will increase tourism here

Colorful cruise ships such as those that have plied European waters for many years are expected to soon be travelling waters of the Mississippi River right between the east and west banks of St. Charles Parish. Read More...
March 06, 2015 at 1:13 pm
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So who is responsible for wetlands damage?

It was disturbing to learn that a judge has dismissed the suit by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East for compensation from oil and gas companies because of damages to our coast that occurred during their exploration and development. The law may give them the right to do their work under permits, but it appears that most of those permits required leaving the lands and wetlands they explored in good condition when finished that would not deteriorate the Louisiana coast.Read More...
February 27, 2015 at 2:31 pm
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