Low Popahirum, September 3, 2015

NATIONAL

“Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is defending his use of Spanish on the campaign trail, calling Donald Trump’s criticism of him a joke’ that made him laugh.” – Breitbart

“Social media started buzzing Tuesday evening over what looked like a passenger plane being escorted by a smaller jet over New York City.” – The Blaze

“Urban public transit activists have been enjoying the last 8 years. Our economic troubles affected more than just jobless rates. It turns out that Americans started driving less. A lot less.” – Red State

“Is The Donald getting serious, or is he trolling the RNC? Fox News reported last night that Donald Trump will meet with RNC chair Reince Priebus to “take the pledge” to support the eventual Republican presidential nominee, even if it’s not him. Greta van Susteren broke the news during her show last night, and asked the panel what this would mean for the race. Short answer: with Trump, who knows?” – Hot Air

“An Arby’s location in Florida was forced to apologize after an employee refused to serve a local police officer. USA Today reported that 19-year-old drive-thru clerk Kenneth Davenport at the Pembroke Pines Arby’s didn’t want to serve the officer, and was reportedly “short” when the order was being taken. South Florida’s Sun Sentinel identified the officer as Sgt. Jennifer Martin.” – Town Hall

“An overwhelmed State Department officially asked late Wednesday that the 17 judges pursuing former secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails be shunted aside in favor of a single judge who will oversee the government’s searches and releases.” – Washington Times

“CNN issued a statement today that announced the media giant was changing the criteria for choosing the candidates who would appear in this month’s CNN republican primary debate.” – Conservative Daily News

“Sergeant Melissa Ruch of the West Penn Township Police Department is recovering from her injuries this morning after she was reportedly attacked by a motorist after she stopped to assist a disabled vehicle.” – Twitchy

Islamic State militants were reported to have gained ground against Syrian troops in fighting near the historic city of Palmyra on Saturday, a target in an offensive by the jihadist group that has raised concern for the U.N. world heritage site.” – One America News

“A federal judge deflated “Deflategate” Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for a controversy that the NFL claimed threatened football’s integrity.” – Fox News

LOUISIANA

“Gov. Bobby Jindal has announced a statewide day of prayer in Louisiana for law enforcement on September 14 and has urged state and local officials and church groups to honor those who provide law enforcement services on that date.” – Breitbart

Louisiana Has The Highest Insurance Rates And The Worst Drivers!” – Jim Brown

“The Wednesday night gubernatorial forum in Hammond was supposed to be focused on higher education, but the event was also dominated by the absence of two men — Gov. Bobby Jindal and U.S. Sen. David Vitter. ” – NOLA.com

“A federal judge on Wednesday questioned why Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration removed Planned Parenthood from Louisiana’s Medicaid program if its clinics are competent to provide health care services.” – The Republic

“As a state legislator in 1994, David Vitter voted for a new sales tax that an ad from a super PAC supporting his candidacy for governor now criticizes his opponent, fellow Republican Scott Angelle, for backing.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

New Orleans police are looking for a man who allegedly tried to rob a gas station on Elysian Fields Avenue last month and implied he had a gun.” – NOLA.com

“For at least the past two decades, Louisiana’s governors have consistently earned their stripes from the business community — winning legislative approval to lower business taxes and discourage lawsuits against business. They have also torpedoed similar proposals adopted in less conservative states that would make manufacturing businesses revamp their operations to give Louisiana cleaner air and water.” – Biz New Orleans

“Under sharp questioning Wednesday by a federal district judge, a Jindal administration lawyer said the state has no quarrel with the quality of the care provided by Planned Parenthood, but canceled the contract because it could.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

“At some point this season the New Orleans Saints’ secondary will be on the field together. When that point comes remains a mystery.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

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