Editorial

Tulane fans want football stadium

Many Tulane fans are aching for a football stadium on campus and they are putting pressure on the university president and athletic director to make it a reality. Problem is it takes money.
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March 25, 2011 at 9:06 am
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New program drawing recyclers

Renee Allemand Simpson
The parish has seen great participation in the recycling bin program that began March 1. Currently, parish officials are looking into solutions for managing the higher-usage bins, especially at Lakewood Elementary in Luling and Ormond Fire Station in Destrehan.
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March 18, 2011 at 10:15 am
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Is the world headed up or down?

The world seems more dangerous than ever. Or is it because we have more communication about what is going on every minute of the day?
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March 18, 2011 at 10:13 am
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‘Rabies Run’ perfect time for pet vaccination

By Renee Simpson
According to the St. Charles Parish Code of Ordinances, a licensed veterinarian must vaccinate all dogs and cats against rabies on a yearly basis.
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March 04, 2011 at 9:21 am
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House speaker’s memory proves rusty

In an editorial in a recent Lafayette paper, House Speaker Jim Tucker said: “One vote led to all this,”….
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March 04, 2011 at 9:20 am
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States can solve many problems better

The stage is set for the push toward democracy, not just in the mideast but here in the United States as well. Read More...
March 04, 2011 at 9:19 am
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EPA regulations could cost consumers billions

The battle lines were firmly drawn on Feb. 9 in the war between Congress and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over the EPA’s plans to regulate greenhouse gases, in particular, carbon dioxide.
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February 18, 2011 at 9:34 am
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Is freedom finally coming to mideast?

Hopefully, the mideast is on the verge of demanding democracy and freedom for its people. The almost unbelievable events in Egypt recently gave us hope that the area of the world where true freedom had failed to make a mark was beginning to come around. Read More...
February 18, 2011 at 9:32 am
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Method in UNO/SUNO merger madness?

When it comes to making bold general statements that are short on details Bobby Jindal has no fear.
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February 03, 2011 at 1:09 pm
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Egypt gets off the beaten path

My wife and I were scheduled to go to Egypt on February 12. It was to be a glorious affair with several days in Cairo and then a cruise down the Nile River.
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February 03, 2011 at 1:09 pm
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Renewable energy creates Obama paradox

In my column last week, I dwelled on how desperately President Obama wants a renewable energy bill as part of his legacy - - perhaps the defining accomplishment in that legacy (especially considering the lack of popularity of ObamaCare). He also knows that, if the economy doesn’t start doing better and if business continues to view his policies as detrimental, his re-election odds are problematic. Read More...
February 03, 2011 at 11:54 am
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Jindal continues to ignore state’s problems

Wednesday, at the Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, “The Roads Scholar” missed a perfect opportunity to assure the public and especially the business community that he has a plan for addressing the state’s $1.6 billion “fiscal cliff.”
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January 21, 2011 at 9:26 am
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Are we heading towards socialism?

According to a dynamic Cuban lady who now lives in Kenner, we are well on our path to socialism.
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January 21, 2011 at 9:25 am
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Several government trends to watch in 2011

Trends in government and economics don't begin or end with a new year. They are a trail that moves through past and present into the future. Several governmental and economic trends bear watching as 2011 unfolds.
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January 14, 2011 at 9:43 am
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Senate leaders show respect

It was good to see John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi holding hands as they convened the opening of the 112th Congress in Washington last week. And after so many fierce words in the year just past.
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January 14, 2011 at 9:42 am
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This New Year, make plans to be a better person

By Harold Keller
As 2010 comes to a close and we welcome in 2011, a new year, I’m reminded that one day our life on earth will end and we will enter eternity and a new life.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:42 am
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Train blocking raises anger in Ormond
Train blocking raises anger in Ormond
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Continually getting stuck at a train crossing on Ormond Boulevard for 35 minutes or more has left Kaitlin Gagliano crying, stressed and demanding answers on why this is a constant problem.