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Spirited March for Science courses through UL Research Park
Vermilion, West Cote Blanche bays projects added to coastal Master Plan
Brew-haha erupts over university-branded beers
Basinkeeper: CRPA plans benefit a few millionaires
With federal funds flowing, Restore Louisiana Task Force meets Friday
Theall pulls even in the money race as Perret's contributions dry up
Walter Pierce RE:
Delay, delay till after Election Day
Is this now Susan Theall's race to lose?
LPSB answers the misinformation
LWV-L: Support for public schools is 'a Lafayette value'
What’s the matter with Lake Charles?
Candyce Perret’s very troubling candidacy
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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 ...
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? ...
Who pays for what on the I-49 Connector remains unknown, at the city's peril
We don't know what the Connector will look like, or who will pay for it ...
Animal rights group renews effort to free &lsquo;Tony&rsquo;
After several failed legal maneuvers by the Animal Legal Defense Fund since 2011, the 16-year-old Bengal-Siberian tiger still languishes amid diesel fumes in an eclosure skirting I-10 ...
C'est what? High-speed internet for schools nixed for lack of interest
A plan to provide high-speed internet access to Louisiana's public school districts at no cost to them has died because local educators showed too little interest ...
Candyce Perret&rsquo;s very troubling candidacy
She’s been less than truthful, won’t face her opponents in public forums and has left more questions than answers in this short election. Let’s hope the public has until April 29 to get some answers ...
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