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Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana
Advocate’s ‘Solve the Budget’ revealing
Cindy’s worst yet to come
LCG opens emergency sandbag site at Blackham
Higgins through the looking glass
Louisiana has a budget, but it cost more to get it
Walter Pierce RE:
Mailbag, June 7, 2017
Cross Wise: Voter-fraud commission is a solution seeking a problem
Letters: LSMSA name change wrong
Good riddance to monuments, but they’re only scabs on a deeper wound
Letter: Fix broken immigration system
In support of the gasoline tax
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Good read: Bob Mann on La.’s cowardly GOP congressmen
Feb. 17, 2017
The Times-Pic columnist and LSU prof says what we’ve been thinking: Louisiana’s Republican congressional delegation cowers before Trump ...
Bayou Bridge Pipeline: an idea whose time has gone
Jan. 23, 2017
Building on wetlands and continuing to burn oil is a bad bet. Now’s the time to turn to a new game ...
CROSS WISE: Our New Normal?
Jan. 3, 2017
Political norms that have sustained America are frayed at the edges. Can our republic recover? ...
Too Much Money in Judicial Races? You Be the Judge
Dec. 1, 2016
Opposing sides in the fight over coastal restoration aligned behind Marilyn Castle and Jimmy Genovese, making their Louisiana Supreme Court race one of the most expensive ever ...
Jeff Landry, Louisiana’s culture warrior-in-chief
Nov. 21, 2016
Louisiana’s attorney general and his latest publicity stunt ...
CROSS WISE: Term of Endearment
Nov. 1, 2016
With a Republican-controlled Legislature running interference, can Gov. John Bel Edwards parlay public support into a second term? Short answer: probably not ...
This week in awesome: from Canada — with love
Oct. 17, 2016
This most Canadian thing ever will make your Monday. Trust us ...
Modest proposal: Replace Mike VI with Tony
Oct. 6, 2016
It’s just a 10-mile move, and Tony doesn’t own any furniture ...
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 ...
Trump&rsquo;s transportation budget threatens the Connector
A budget that counts on private investment could count out completing the Connector any time soon ...
Mellow Mushroom shuts down, Drago's moves in
Drago's set to take over the location in August ...
Good riddance to monuments, but they&rsquo;re only scabs on a deeper wound
We need to face up to how the “new New Orleans,” so celebrated by the Mayor and the self-anointed civic elite, in fact amounts to a hostile assault on African-American families and the working poor ...
Cordick named interim public works director
Six candidates vie for permanent job; no timeline released for selection process ...
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