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We deserve action and answers on federal debt

For decades, through numerous Congresses and presidential administrations led by both parties, budget deficits have expanded and the federal debt has soared. (If you would like a jolt of reality, you can go to http://www.usdebtclock.org and watch the hands of the clocks turn feverishly.) In a few weeks, our federal government will once again bump up against the federal debt limit, currently at $14.3 trillion.Read More...
February 24, 2011 at 3:29 pm
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Judges just don’t seem to get it

In a commentary on Monday I wrote about the proposed pay freeze for state employees in the executive branch for the fiscal year beginning July 1.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:28 pm
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Colorblind Governor should look out

By John Maginnis, LaPolitics.comRead More...
February 24, 2011 at 3:28 pm
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Congressional districts to change in state

Louisiana’s Legislature undoubtedly will have a difficult assignment when it meets in March and April to define the state’s new congressional districts. The 2010 Census population figures reduce the number of congressmen our state is entitled to from seven to six.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:26 pm
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Palmisano

Mardee “Zia” Patricia Palmisano, 33, went home to be with her Savior on Feb. 10, 2011.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:25 pm
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Parker

Margie Falgout Parker, 83, passed away on Jan. 31, 2011 in Boutte. Read More...
February 24, 2011 at 3:24 pm
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Sensat

Lloyd Sensat was a most important teacher in the St. Charles Parish School System leading young students in his Education through Historic Preservation program. Read More...
February 24, 2011 at 3:23 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law.Read More...
February 24, 2011 at 3:22 pm
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Time running out to purchase signed bricks for hero monument

Only another week remains for those who want to be part of a “legacy walk” and have their names forever associated with the construction of the Fallen Hero Memorial.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:21 pm
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Road name change comes at no cost to schools, Sheriff’s Office

Changing the name of Sugarland Parkway to Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway will have little effect on the school system or the Sheriff's Office, which both have facilities located on the street.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:16 pm
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School bus accident not serious, official says

A school bus carrying Destrehan High School students to a field trip at the World War II museum last week hit an unexpected delay when a pipe from a neighboring truck hit a bus window.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:15 pm
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Arrest made in violent Des Allemands robbery

A 21-year-old Des Allemands man has been arrested in connection with the violent robbery of a Paradis man earlier this month.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:14 pm
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Parish pays $1.6 million to clear way for Willowridge levee permit

The St. Charles Parish Council approved the spending of $1.6 million on wetland mitigation, clearing what one councilman called the last major hurdle for a levee in the Willowdale/Willowridge area.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:12 pm
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Life in the swamp helps Destrehan man land spot in TV adventure show

By Todd Mason
Louisiana Sportsman EditorRead More...
February 24, 2011 at 3:09 pm
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Want to be in movies?

Have you ever wanted to be an extra in a Hollywood movie? What about a production assistant or casting aide?
With so many production companies now filming in the area, working on-set can be a great way to earn a little extra money or experience.
Finding out how to get involved in the growing film industry in southeast Louisiana is just one thing you can learn about through the St. Charles Parish Community Education program this spring.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:06 pm
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Ex-DHS band teacher released from jail

Former Destrehan band teacher Byron Toups has been released from prison after the 5th Circuit Court of Appeal ruled that he didn’t violate the terms of his home incarceration.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:05 pm
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Wildcats win seventh straight, best Alexandria in opening round
Wildcats win seventh straight, best Alexandria in opening round
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J.R. Blood connected with three different Destrehan receivers for touchdowns as the Wildcats put away visiting Alexandria to advance to round two of the Class 5A postseason, winning 33-14 at Wildcat Stadium.