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    Mitch Landrieu Gets State Police For Mardi Gras, But Will It Help?

Mitch Landrieu Gets State Police For Mardi Gras, But Will It Help?

Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) of New Orleans is getting exactly what he has been asking for, more Louisiana State Trooper presence throughout his crime-ridden city. However, will the state police

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    And If LSU Is Making The Case To Get Its Budget Cut, How About Southern?

And If LSU Is Making The Case To Get Its Budget Cut, How About Southern?

Yesterday we beat up on some of the foolishness happening on LSU’s campus just in time for the legislature to attempt to figure out how to keep from imposing a

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    MISSING THE MARK: Associated Press Ignores That Female, Black Democrat Authored Pro-Life Regulations

MISSING THE MARK: Associated Press Ignores That Female, Black Democrat Authored Pro-Life Regulations

Rep. Katrina Jackson (D-New Orleans) is arguably one of the most pro-life legislators in the Louisiana legislature. And the catch is that she is an African-American Democrat, breaking through the stereotype

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    This Lafayette Councilman Is Eyeing A Smoking Ban Similar To New Orleans’

This Lafayette Councilman Is Eyeing A Smoking Ban Similar To New Orleans’

Following in the footsteps of New Orleans, the Lafayette Parish Council will soon decide whether or not to mandate that bars prohibit smoking. Weeks ago, the Democrat-controlled New Orleans City Council

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    Louisiana Apparently Has A Big Problem With Inappropriate Teacher-Student Relations

Louisiana Apparently Has A Big Problem With Inappropriate Teacher-Student Relations

Remember those two blonde, female Destrahan teachers who allegedly had group sex with a 16 year-old student? Well, apparently, they are not the only case in the state. In fact,

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    The Folks At LSU Are Not Helping Their Cause With The Upcoming Budget Battles

The Folks At LSU Are Not Helping Their Cause With The Upcoming Budget Battles

It’s no secret that budget cuts are on the horizon at LSU with the upcoming legislative session focusing on how to resolve a $1.6 billion budget deficit. The word is

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What The Baton Rouge Metro Council Did Yesterday Was Disgraceful…

  What The Baton Rouge Metro Council Did Yesterday Was Disgraceful…

…and the three Republican members of that council who joined with the five Democrats to appropriate money to hire Mary

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HUDSON: Pierson Contract Extended; She’ll Now Sue St. George

  HUDSON: Pierson Contract Extended; She’ll Now Sue St. George

Leaders with the proposed city of St. George are not backing down this evening after the council voted to extend

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JENKINS: Crucial St. George Vote At BR Metro Council Today

  JENKINS: Crucial St. George Vote At BR Metro Council Today

Today at 4 p.m., the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council will consider approving a resolution that would authorize special

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SADOW: Don’t Let Louisiana’s Fiscal Crisis Go To Waste

  SADOW: Don’t Let Louisiana’s Fiscal Crisis Go To Waste

All right, so relative to predicted recurring revenues and forecast costs for fiscal year 2016 Louisiana now has a $1.6

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HUDSON: “Beyond Bricks EBR” – Plus Ca Change, Plus C’est La Meme Chose

  HUDSON: “Beyond Bricks EBR” – Plus Ca Change, Plus C’est La Meme Chose

According to an article last week in The Advocate, “a new initiative called Beyond Bricks EBR is attempting to gather

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Positive Reactions From Conservative Blogosphere For Fleming’s Freedom Caucus; Not So Much From Local Dem Organs

  Positive Reactions From Conservative Blogosphere For Fleming’s Freedom Caucus; Not So Much From Local Dem Organs

File this under “predictable.” The Conservative Review put out a statement congratulating Rep. John Fleming for helping to found the

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Mardi Gras Season Is Here, And So Is French Quarter Crime

  Mardi Gras Season Is Here, And So Is French Quarter Crime

With Mardi Gras coming up, the city of New Orleans is set to be a destination for tourists, locals and

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WAGUESPACK: A Fork In Our Road

  WAGUESPACK: A Fork In Our Road

Louisiana is on the road to progress, but has suddenly come to a crossroads. The state’s budget challenges are a

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Somebody Ripped Off Mitch Landrieu’s Car Over The Weekend…

  Somebody Ripped Off Mitch Landrieu’s Car Over The Weekend…

…at least that’s what the WWL people say. They got it from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s office… Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s

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SADOW: Louisiana Should At Long Last Begin Drug-Testing Welfare Recipients

  SADOW: Louisiana Should At Long Last Begin Drug-Testing Welfare Recipients

Despite meeting the derision of some in the past, trends across the country point to the desirability of Louisiana’s joining

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Electronic Cigarette Retailers Say ‘Paid Fearmongers’ Are Behind NOLA Smoking Ban

  Electronic Cigarette Retailers Say ‘Paid Fearmongers’ Are Behind NOLA Smoking Ban

After yesterday’s news that the New Orleans City Council unanimously approved a widespread smoking in all public places including businesses

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Kennedy’s Poll Says He’s In Good Shape For AG, Not So Much For Governor

  Kennedy’s Poll Says He’s In Good Shape For AG, Not So Much For Governor

With $3.5 million sitting in his campaign war chest and a current job as Louisiana’s state treasurer he’s clearly bored

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BREAKING: New Orleans City Council Approves Smoking Ban

  BREAKING: New Orleans City Council Approves Smoking Ban

A smoking ban in public places, led by New Orleans City Councilwoman Latoya Cantrell (D), has been approved unanimously by

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