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Independent wins 2017 Freedom of Info Award from LPA
Pope keeps convicted felon on reserve roster
Parish (red) ink: What would you do?
JBE: La. Medicaid payment skewed under Senate bill
Pro-choice group sues La. over abortion rules
JBE vetoes campus ‘free speech’ bill
Walter Pierce RE:
In defense of public broadcasting
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
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Study: TOPS students graduate at higher rates
Oct. 29, 2015
Awards from the program, which costs more than $280 million this year, continue to go disproportionately to white students and students from wealthier families ...
MidSouth Bancorp's third quarter earnings fall
Oct. 28, 2015
Quarterly earnings down nearly $2 million from comparable period a year ago ...
Cajuns self-sanction program in midst of NCAA probe
Oct. 12, 2015
Former assistant coach allegedly schemed to fraudulently boost recruits’ ACT scores and is accused of funneling cash to a prospective player ...
Major LNG export facility coming to Cameron
Oct. 7, 2015
Former Louisiana Gov. Charles E. “Buddy” Roemer, the chairman of G2 LNG, says the company is in discussions with potential customers in Asia, Europe, India and the Caribbean ...
N.O. entrepreneur launches airline Glo
Sept. 29, 2015
New airline offering non-stop flights from Louis Armstrong to Shreveport, Little Rock and Memphis beginning in November ...
La. colleges owed $15M from racing commission, audit says
Aug. 25, 2015
A new audit says higher education, which has struggled with budget cuts, has been shortchanged more than $15 million it was owed from the Louisiana State Racing Commission ...
Oyster hatchery built with $3M from BP settlement opens
Aug. 12, 2015
The 7,000-square-foot concrete building, designed to withstand 140-mph winds, is raised 20 feet above sea level and will more than double production of the larvae used to seed oyster grounds ...
June 12, 2015
A look at what passed and failed in the La. legislative session ...
Last ‘Angola 3’ prisoner could be freed as court delay expires
June 12, 2015
UPDATE: A federal appeals court extended an order Friday blocking the release of Albert Woodfox, the last incarcerated member of a group of Louisiana prisoners known as the Angola Three ...
Mary Landrieu, aide join Washington lobbying firm
May 26, 2015
Former U.S. senator joins Van Ness Feldman as senior policy adviser on public policy, strategic, and regulatory issues with an emphasis on energy, natural resources and infrastructure ...
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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