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Itís almost time to vote again

To a great extent, people of the United States of America have learned the importance of democratic elections and how they can lead to the freedoms and ways of life they enjoy. Read More...
November 21, 2014 at 10:35 am
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Removal of Berlin Wall one of most significant developments in history

Twenty-five years ago, one of the most significant developments in world history occurred. It was the reuniting of the east and the west along the Berlin Wall in Germany where a line had been drawn to separate communism and democracy.Read More...
November 14, 2014 at 9:45 am
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Is space tourism ready to take off?

Two accidents last week threw a big question mark into the possibility of space tourism being popularized to any great extent in the near future.Read More...
November 07, 2014 at 9:47 am
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Togetherness needed around the world

Is the world coming to an end of peaceful living as ISIS and other warring groups in the Middle East grow more and more unfriendly to people of the world who want to live a pleasant and purposeful life? The Muslims are often blamed for stirring up hatred and dislike among people of different religions and from different regions, but Pope Francis had a different opinion after visiting Albania, a Muslim country.
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October 24, 2014 at 9:30 am
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Political ads should be fairer to opponents

Candidates should not show pictures of their opponents in their advertisements for public office. Such views of opposing candidates are especially frequent on television political ads in which the adsí sponsors appear as upright people who will serve the public in the right way while views of their opponents are manufactured to show evil in their eyes and frowns on their faces. Read More...
October 17, 2014 at 10:09 am
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Residents, industries must live together

St. Charles and other parishes along the Louisiana coast have a very prosperous layout with rich oil and gas production fields, fishing and hunting grounds and deep water ports offering opportunities for engaging in the transportation business. But, of course, when nature provides such facilities to enrich us, we sometimes have to step back to be sure our prosperity does not interfere with the everyday comforts of living.Read More...
October 10, 2014 at 9:10 am
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Oldies But Goodies Pastalaya Benefit

DESTREHAN Ė The Oldies But Goodies will be holding a pastalaya or jambalaya dinner on Sunday, Sept. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read More...
September 28, 2014 at 11:30 am
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Info tours are unique way to learn how government works

Residents of St. Charles Parish have a unique opportunity to find out a lot about how St. Charles Parish operates when it comes to its government and the services it provides. Read More...
September 26, 2014 at 9:50 am
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T-Ball & horseshoe tournament

LULING Ė A t-ball and horseshoe tournament will be held beginning at 9 a.m. at Monsanto Park located at 200 Sugarhouse Road in Luling. Read More...
September 20, 2014 at 9:00 am
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Our area can be prosperous

According to Mitch Landrieu, the mayor next door, New Orleans is the fastest growing city in America. ďIn just four years, we have created more than 8,000 new jobs. Retail is booming. Property values and sales are strong. And thereís even more promise on the horizon as we create a new biosciences industry centered on several new hospitals, rebuild the water and sewer pipes underneath our streets and rebuild a world-class airport.ĒRead More...
September 19, 2014 at 10:00 am
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New stadium raises spirits at Tulane

Tulane University, located only a few miles from the border of St. Charles Parish, has always been one of the best four-year colleges and graduate schools in the nation. And in the mid-1900s, itís stadium on Willow Street was the scene of some of the best college football in the land.Read More...
September 12, 2014 at 11:07 am
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Our watery location ideal for study

Louisiana has become home to a new non-profit organization which specializes in studying and planning the development of innovative science and engineering related to the use of water in a world where H2O is one of the most important resources available. Read More...
September 05, 2014 at 10:20 am
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Community Education can benefit many

If youíve already graduated from high school and even college, there is still opportunity to gain new educational benefits in St. Charles Parish through the Community Education program. Read More...
August 29, 2014 at 1:09 pm
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World needs a major workover

The world is different in this century, to say the least. Read More...
August 22, 2014 at 10:37 am
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Dead zone still too large

Weíve been trying to end the dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast for some 30 years now and we havenít gotten very far. Nancy Rabalais, executive director of Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium of Cocodrie, and her crew of scientists recently returned from their annual tour of the Gulf to determine the current counts. Read More...
August 15, 2014 at 10:01 am
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2 storms passed but seasonís still here

Our 2014 hurricane season has gone into its second trimester, when most of our deadliest storms have occurred. Of course, we can hope for the best but must be prepared for the worst. Now is the time to make sure our measures of defense are in place.Read More...
August 08, 2014 at 9:25 am
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Truck driver killed in today's fiery crash identified as LaPlace woman
Truck driver killed in today's fiery crash identified as LaPlace woman
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Todayís fiery crash on I-310 south in Luling claimed the life of 44-year-old Chalanta Brown of LaPlace, who was driving a 2008 Sterling dump truck that was rear-ended by a fuel tanker.