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‘The first nine months are the easiest’

A friend of mine, a professional woman in her 30s, sent an e-mail to me and several other friends asking for advice. She was feeling the urge to become a mother, but was wondering how she would "know" when the time is right. Does anyone ever "know"? Read More...
February 21, 2007 at 1:14 pm
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Whither goest the weather?

Only weeks after former Vice President Al Gore released his film about how the earth is heating up, this country has had its most bitter cold winter in recent history.Read More...
February 14, 2007 at 2:46 pm
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It’s time to plan the future and rebuild Louisiana

Louisiana Speaks is looking for a regional vision to steer the restoration and rebuilding of storm ravaged south Louisiana.Read More...
February 14, 2007 at 2:43 pm
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John Edwards ‘blog team’ is playing dirty pool with Christian groups

I like a good blog as much as the next computer geek—but I have to admit, it is possible for bloggers to go beyond the limits of sound reason, good taste, and religious sensitivity.Read More...
February 14, 2007 at 2:41 pm
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What’s trashier - Anna or TV that made her an icon

“She was entropy porn at its finest.”—Cintra Wilson, Salon

You would think that Mother Teresa had just died all over again the way the media—especially television—is covering every nuance of the life and death of Anna Nicole Smith.
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February 14, 2007 at 2:38 pm
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Murder madness in New Orleans just won't stop

New Orleans has just recorded its 21st murder in the first 35 days of the year - and the third murder in one weekend.Read More...
February 07, 2007 at 3:03 pm
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It’s been a real good year in professional football

Well, a Southeast Louisiana team didn’t make it to the Super Bowl. But we did the next best thing.Read More...
February 07, 2007 at 3:01 pm
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Krewe has no apologies for vulgar floats

Back in history, Christians jumped at the chance to proclaim Jesus as the Son of God. Thousands of them were even martyred because of their faith.Read More...
February 07, 2007 at 2:58 pm
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Homestead exemption needs our attention

Editor: I am writing as many others may be or want to about the homestead exemption.Read More...
February 07, 2007 at 2:49 pm
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Why early Christians dismissed the ‘Lost Gospels’ of Thomas and Judas

This is the second of a three-part series on the Origin of the Bible: Human Invention or Divine Intervention?” by Dr. Brant Pitre. Dr. Pitre is a biblical scholar of international acclaim. For background information or CD's of his bible studies, visit www.brantpitre.comRead More...
February 07, 2007 at 2:40 pm
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Weather Girl Megan's Extended Forecast

Expect a mixed weather bag in the week ahead with chilly temperatures accompanied by clouds, rain and sunshine depending on the day.Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 2:44 pm
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Parish scholar tells what you ought to know about the Dead Sea Scrolls

NOTE: This is the first of a three-part series on the "Origin of the Bible: Human Inventions or Divine Intervention?” by Dr. Brant Pitre of Destrehan. Pitre is a Bible scholar of national renown. For background information or CD's of his Bible studies, visit www.brantpitre.comRead More...
January 31, 2007 at 2:09 pm
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Bullying could lead to crime

Bullying is a serious concern in the nation’s schools. It is not uncommon to hear that bullying is a part of growing up, but with national experts reporting that bullies identified at age eight are six times more likely to be convicted of a crime by age 24 and five times more likely to end up with serious criminal records by the age of 30, it is clear that the idea that this is a normal part of childhood is only a myth.Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 2:08 pm
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I'm not keen on school millage increase

In the Jan. 18, 2007 issue of your newspaper, the St. Charles Parish school board said if voters fail to renew two separate millages on March 31, 2007, schools could go bankrupt or close and teachers might have to be fired.Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 1:56 pm
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Thank God for that state next door

U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, D-LA made the following statement on WWL-TV in New Orleans:Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 1:53 pm
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The tip of the spear of freedom ... the historical black church

Langston Hughes once said, “We are not where we ought to be, we are not where we should be, but thank God we are not where we were.” Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 1:49 pm
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Rare genetic disorder gives Luling child   chronic hunger
Rare genetic disorder gives Luling child chronic hunger
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Luling’s Kelly Robbins was often told her daughter, Kylar, wouldn’t be able to experience the kind of happy life any mother dreams of for her child.