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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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By Leslie Turk
Finger on the Pulse
Aug. 19, 2015
Local tech leaders weigh in on the challenges and opportunities in their fast-growing sector, along with the economic role they aim to play in Lafayette’s future ...
Doug Ashy buys Poole Lumber
Aug. 11, 2015
Legal dispute between Covington-based company’s heirs leads to estimated $4.5 million deal for Lafayette company ...
Will Georges run for gov?
Aug. 4, 2015
He’s stepped down as publisher of the state's largest newspaper, which he owns — fueling speculation he’s running for office ...
Braxton Moody IV charged with firing shots into Dr. Lee Leonard’s vehicle
July 30, 2015
Local businessman with history of mental illness allegedly fired multiple shots into unoccupied vehicle of his ex-wife's longtime companion ...
Goldman Sachs Bank aims to seize Moreno's BR property
July 14, 2015
Latest in a string of lawsuits puts businessman’s long-awaited Baton Rouge development in peril ...
Chevron shuttering Johnston Street office
June 30, 2015
Hundreds of local employees will be impacted over the next 18 months by Chevron's decision to consolidate its Gulf operations in Covington ...
LEDA's Gothreaux: ‘Expect this year to be a rough one’
June 19, 2015
Delivering his fourth annual State of the Economy, LEDA chief doesn’t sugar coat the challenges ahead ...
Liz Webb-Hebert eyes District 8 council seat
June 16, 2015
A formidable opponent appears ready to step up to challenge tea party candidate Carol Ross in the fall election ...
‘Secret Cajun Man’ throws in the towel
June 8, 2015
Local private eye pleads guilty in federal bribery case just as long-delayed trial is set to get underway ...
Bryan Knight sues brother Mark, three others in alleged framing
June 5, 2015
Federal civil rights suit claims former chief executive Mark Knight conspired to have his younger brother arrested in order to gain control of Bryan’s ownership in Knight Oil Tools ...
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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