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    Me, I Like Me Some Middendorf’s, Y’All – Almost As Much As Sheriff Edwards Does…

Me, I Like Me Some Middendorf’s, Y’All – Almost As Much As Sheriff Edwards Does…

…but I wanna add somethin’ to MacAoidh’s lil’ thing earlier about Daniel Edwards and his fun-raiser he threw over there in July with the DOTD secretary an’ the nice fella

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    While We’re On The Subject Of Daniel Edwards, How About This Little Piece Of Pay-To-Play?

While We’re On The Subject Of Daniel Edwards, How About This Little Piece Of Pay-To-Play?

Yesterday the FBI, DEA, DOJ and a number of other federal agencies descended on the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office and Hammond Police Department, locked down the buildings – which were

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    KENNEDY: Don’t Forget To Search For Unclaimed Property

KENNEDY: Don’t Forget To Search For Unclaimed Property

As hard as it is to believe, another Christmas is upon us. It’s a joyous time, but it’s also expensive – especially if you have kids. I’m not sure what

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    Sharon Weston Broome’s Revolution Has Just Begun

Sharon Weston Broome’s Revolution Has Just Begun

The analogy you need to give credit to here is this… Here’s how that goes in real life… WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports Welcome to Gotham.

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    The FBI Is Investigating The Sheriff’s Department Run By JBE’s Brother For Possible Corruption

The FBI Is Investigating The Sheriff’s Department Run By JBE’s Brother For Possible Corruption

Yesterday, FBI agents raided the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Hammond Police Department in connection to corruption allegations surrounding a Federal anti-drug task force. Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards

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    Gov. Edwards’ ‘good ol’ boy’ approach to state litigation lands Louisiana on U.S. ‘Judicial Hellholes’ list

Gov. Edwards’ ‘good ol’ boy’ approach to state litigation lands Louisiana on U.S. ‘Judicial Hellholes’ list

Gov. John Bel Edwards’ controversial push to hire his top campaign supporters to represent the state in lawsuits potentially worth billions of dollars earned Louisiana a spot on the American

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Vermillion Parish School Administrators Play Grinch And Throw Away Christmas Checks Meant For Teachers

  Vermillion Parish School Administrators Play Grinch And Throw Away Christmas Checks Meant For Teachers

After this year’s Louisiana flood, the organization Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana (A+PEL)went out and raised money for teachers who were

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F. King Alexander Still Doesn’t Get It

  F. King Alexander Still Doesn’t Get It

Did you see this yesterday? LSU President King Alexander painted a stark picture Wednesday (Dec. 14) of what almost a

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BREAKING: Charlie Melancon Ousted As Wildlife And Fisheries Secretary

  BREAKING: Charlie Melancon Ousted As Wildlife And Fisheries Secretary

Charlie Melancon’s tenure as Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary has come to an end today. NOLA.com is reported that Melancon resigned

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Only FEMA Would Spend $170,000 On Building And Installing A Mobile Home

  Only FEMA Would Spend $170,000 On Building And Installing A Mobile Home

At this point, FEMA is just better off cutting a check to flood victims to buy an RV or even

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JBE’s Letter To Kennedy Defending His Flood Response, Or Lack Thereof, Is Generating Reverberations

  JBE’s Letter To Kennedy Defending His Flood Response, Or Lack Thereof, Is Generating Reverberations

We touched on this in yesterday’s Hither And Yon at some length, and now that the elections are over you can

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In Case You Missed It, Jeff Landry Just Annihilated JBE In Court Again

  In Case You Missed It, Jeff Landry Just Annihilated JBE In Court Again

Here’s a press release, with some commentary from us on the other side… Judge Rules in Favor of Attorney General

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JBE Wants To Raise The Gas Tax, But Kenny Havard Is Considering An Even Worse Idea

  JBE Wants To Raise The Gas Tax, But Kenny Havard Is Considering An Even Worse Idea

Louisiana’s roads suck. We have known this for decades, but now there is growing desire to fix them. Well at

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Thanks To The Advocate, Woody Jenkins Is Now The Jesse Jackson Of White Baton Rouge

  Thanks To The Advocate, Woody Jenkins Is Now The Jesse Jackson Of White Baton Rouge

That appears to be the inescapable conclusion from watching media coverage this week. First, let’s explain the analogy. If you

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Boustany Drops “Murder In The Bayou” Lawsuit

  Boustany Drops “Murder In The Bayou” Lawsuit

Via the Associated Press… U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany has dropped his defamation lawsuit over a book that alleges the Republican

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WAGUESPACK: Goodbye To The Elections, Hello To The Same Old Problems

  WAGUESPACK: Goodbye To The Elections, Hello To The Same Old Problems

The election is over, and it is time to get to work. Well, sort of. Now that we have a

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HITHER AND YON: Environmental Impact Banks Could Become A National Thing

  HITHER AND YON: Environmental Impact Banks Could Become A National Thing

The Times-Picayune has an article today about a piece of legislation set for President Obama’s signing which might end up

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The Teachers Unions Won’t Like What New Orleans Is About To Do With Education

  The Teachers Unions Won’t Like What New Orleans Is About To Do With Education

Most of the public schools in New Orleans are charter schools. Those schools are widely credited with helping improve education

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The Lafayette RPEC Has A New Official Facebook Page After The Last One Said 9/11 Was An Inside Job

  The Lafayette RPEC Has A New Official Facebook Page After The Last One Said 9/11 Was An Inside Job

Last week, we brought you the story about a Facebook page claiming to be from the Lafayette Republican Parish Executive

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