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Oh no! Barb’s gone ga-ga over a futuristic travel game you need a satellite to play ...

On our recent trip to Colorado, I found myself with a few unscheduled hours, and I was most pleased. Geocaching time!Read More...
February 28, 2007 at 2:57 pm
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Public transportation here could be very beneficial

If global warming is truly an environmental problem of the future, the river parishes are making a step in the right direction. More public transportation and less individual auto traffic will cut down on emissions that have been blamed for it in the earth’s atmosphere.Read More...
February 28, 2007 at 2:49 pm
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Founding fathers believed in our Constitution ... do you?

For years now, America has been faced with a constitutional crisis over what the Constitution means and who it applies to.Read More...
February 28, 2007 at 2:45 pm
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Al Gore is quite the comedian

It’s hard not to like Al Gore, whether you agree with him politically or not.Read More...
February 28, 2007 at 2:45 pm
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We’re closer to a color-blind society than you think ...

A geographer from the University of Georgia, Matthew Mitchelson, has come up with an interesting statistic, as reported on CNN: there are at least 777 streets in the U.S. named for slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King. Read More...
February 28, 2007 at 2:38 pm
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Stand up and speak out against cockfighting

Editor: New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson recently announced that he supports legislation to ban cockfighting throughout New Mexico. Caring Americans welcome this news and want Louisiana Gov. Read More...
February 21, 2007 at 1:46 pm
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Heather R. Breaux’s story on my new book was great

Editor: The article your Lifestyles Editor, Heather R. Breaux, wrote about me and my new book was absolutely wonderful. Read More...
February 21, 2007 at 1:45 pm
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Lovebirds who fell in love in jail ... wonderful!

Editor: Your story on Patricia and Kevin Bartley, the couple who fell in love in prison, was heartwarming. It made me feel good to think that people could lift themselves up in that way. Read More...
February 21, 2007 at 1:44 pm
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Carnival was the BEST EVER

Carnival was as successful as ever in southeast Louisiana in 2007. And that is remarkable considering the recent history of disabling storms in the area.Read More...
February 21, 2007 at 1:38 pm
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Vitter wants your feedback on illegal immigration

One pressing issue that will come before the U.S. Congress this year is immigration reform. Like many in Louisiana, I am very concerned about the influx of illegal immigrants and am firmly opposed to immigration policies that harm American workers and leave our citizens at risk.Read More...
February 21, 2007 at 1:37 pm
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Congress cannot run a war

Can a public body as large and divisive as the U. S. Congress run a war? We don’t think so.Read More...
February 21, 2007 at 1:36 pm
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Spirit Happenings

ST. CHARLES BORROMEO FISH FRY

St. Charles Borromeo Fountain of Youth Annual Lenten Fish Fry is to be held on Friday, March 2nd and March 9th at St. Charles Borromeo Cafeteria from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Menu includes: fried catfish, potatoes, salad and bread for $6 per plate. Dine in - or take out. The proceeds will benefit the Mexico Mission Trip this summer. For more information, call Janeen Rodrigue, 985-764-6383
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February 21, 2007 at 1:34 pm
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If God inspired the Bible, why are there so many different versions of it?

This is the third and final installment in our three-part series on the Origin of the Bible: Human Invention or Divine Intervention?” by Dr. Brant Pitre. Pitre is a biblical scholar of international acclaim. For background information or CDs of his Bible studies, visit www.brantpitre.com.
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February 21, 2007 at 1:32 pm
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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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New HHS principal: 'It's good to be home'
New HHS principal: 'It's good to be home'
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Laura Abbey admits she's still getting used to the feeling of sitting in her principal's chair, looking out of the "fish bowl" in the middle of Hahnville High School and at the teachers and students relying on her to lead them.
But while she admits that thought is a bit nerve-wracking, the new Hahnville principal wouldn't trade her position.