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‘Freakishly warm’ Gulf could trigger powerful spring storms
JBE’s tax plan surprises many
3 people, K-9 officer dead, cop wounded in Acadia shootings
Lawmaker vows to fix La. marriage law
Agenda for spring session taking shape
Green alliance offers advice to LCG on water contamination
Walter Pierce RE:
Candyce Perret’s very troubling candidacy
Have you ever been deported?
This week in terrifying the Baptists while picking their pockets
The Multiplier Effect
Good read: Bob Mann on La.’s cowardly GOP congressmen
Survey says: Journey
Calendar of Events
CROSS WISE: Red River Blues
Oct. 3, 2016
As with the rest of the country, declining opportunities in Louisiana’s rural parishes engender the ideal conditions for a Donald Trump candidacy ...
CROSS WISE: Boxed In
Sept. 2, 2016
The Louisiana Family Forum’s dogged focus on culture war issues — and culture war issues alone — prevents it from actually addressing the real issues that face Louisiana families ...
CROSS WISE: Red Tide
Aug. 1, 2016
In a crowded 3rd District race, it nonetheless remains choppy water for Democrats ...
A Betrayal of the Public — in Principle
July 1, 2016
The Legislature has forgotten its priorities and failed in its most fundamental obligation: to protect the well-being of the state and its citizens ...
Beam: GOP derailing tax proposals
June 10, 2016
Once again, longtime American Press columnist emerges as voice of reason in debate over how to plug the state’s $600 million shortfall ...
CROSS WISE: Trump's Trump Card
June 1, 2016
Can an ill-tempered, thrice-married billionaire dandy win the hearts of Louisiana evangelicals, much less rank-and-file voters? ...
CROSS WISE: Chalk It Up to the First Amendment
May 2, 2016
Protecting students from offensive ideas runs counter to academia’s ultimate mission ...
Beam: Edwards has fought good fight
April 22, 2016
American Press columnist lets the facts get in the way, giving new guv much-deserved pat on the back for hard-fought effort to right the ship ...
AG Jeff Landry’s anti-immigration ransom
April 22, 2016
A proposed bill would hold state funds hostage from Louisiana’s sanctuary cities. What’s a sanctuary city? Landry gets to decide ...
Standards of race, standards of Hundley
April 15, 2016
A legacy of bias and favoritism haunted the civil service board’s vote to tighten application requirements for Lafayette’s top cop ...
Community chooses &lsquo;Journey&rsquo; for airport
The colored-glass design was also the choice of IND readers in our own survey ...
Higgins pledges support for I-49 South
Higgins joins the national GOP's resurgent interest in infrastructure spending, saying the Louisiana congressional delegation unanimously supports completing I-49 South ...
Footlights go dark on Ricky Briggs, Lafayette comedian and actor
Ricky would definitely have some kind of smart-ass remark at the ready if he saw how much fuss folks are making about his untimely death ...
Egan concerts celebrate life of gifted songwriter
"Sing It: The David Egan Songbook" will be a mini tour in March featuring an all-star cast performing David Egan's spectacular songs — and raising money for his eponymous fund ...
Karma&rsquo;s a Bitch
Lafayette has relied on a bar moratorium to control nightlife Downtown; our failure to address the issue with best-practices ordinances has come back to bite us ...
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