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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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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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St. Charles Parish Hospital chairman arrested
St. Charles Parish Hospital chairman arrested
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St. Charles Parish Hospital Board Chairman John Landry III was arrested and charged Monday (June 20) on four counts of filing false public records and four counts of conspiracy to file false records.