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BP money should be used for coast

As the Mighty Mississippi River flows through Southeast Louisiana, it passes through one of the areas washing away the most in our disappearing coastline. It comes from years of levees holding back the river waters from rebuilding our coastal marshes with the rich supply of sand and clay that the river pushes into the Gulf of Mexico.Read More...
May 19 at 11:00 am
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Welcome to the future

Itís graduation time in St. Charles Parish once again.

In simple language, itís time to tell many of our younger folks goodbye as they head off to college or jobs in other localities. Read More...
May 13 at 10:00 am
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Thereís a time to change our future

Financial planners often say, ďPeople do not plan to fail, they just fail to plan.Ē Read More...
May 13 at 8:00 am
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Presidential election is redefining U.S. politics

Are you sick of bearing with political campaigns which end up labeling most of the candidates for our most prestigious positions with names that indicate they are not very nice people? Read More...
May 06 at 10:40 am
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Governor must plan next step

As our new governor passes his first 100 days in office, he says he is very resolved to fix our problems. They are mainly budgetary like lack of state money to meet our needs.Read More...
April 28 at 5:29 pm
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Expenses will go up this year

If you think you escaped April Foolís Day setbacks this year, you are mistaken. Read More...
April 08 at 12:05 pm
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Charity Hospital needs resurrection

At last, the State of Louisiana is mulling plans of what to do with its classic 20-story building on Tulane Avenue in New Orleans formerly known as Charity Hospital. It was put astray following its basement flooding by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.Read More...
April 01 at 8:00 am
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Retirement rules: Myth vs. reality

Financial Tidbits
By Roland Leblanc

If your goal is to save enough to fund a long retirement, and youíre not sure how to start or how to catch up, remember that thereís more than one path to success. Read More...
March 25 at 4:07 am
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Donít dump the dust bin of history on St. Charles Parish

By Kamau OdingaRead More...
February 17 at 3:51 pm
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How about Jindal for vice president?

With all of the unabated political activity going on at the present time locally and nationally, here is a suggestion that just about everybody in Louisiana would favor - letís spread the word that our governor, Bobby Jindal, should be put on a ticket as vice presidential candidate next year.Read More...
October 16, 2015 at 7:35 am
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Gators still love St. Charles Parish

One of the most entertaining special events in St. Charles Parish throughout the years has been the annual Alligator Festival held on the last weekend of every September.
And this yearís spectacle will be this weekend (Sept. 24 - 27).Read More...
September 25, 2015 at 11:16 am
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Race for House speaker well underway

Itís arguably the most important election in Louisiana that will take place after the falls elections end.
And the field is growing.Read More...
September 25, 2015 at 11:14 am
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Seafood production still thriving here

Despite interference from hurricanes and oil spills in the past, Louisianaís fisheries have produced a great deliverance of product during recent years. Read More...
August 14, 2015 at 12:10 pm
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La.ís long relationship with the alligator

Louisiana has long captured Americaís imagination with its beautiful bayous, delicious cuisine and abundant wildlife.Read More...
July 24, 2015 at 11:17 am
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Coastal restoration plan getting better

At last, Louisianaís efforts to put together a massive $50 billion, 50-year coastal restoration plan it adopted in 2007 is showing some progress in its financing.Read More...
July 10, 2015 at 3:28 pm
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Itís time to get rid of Confederate flag

Americans and others who favor freedom of the people should take a big step forward by not paying their respect to Confederate flags. Read More...
July 02, 2015 at 4:01 pm
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