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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
Wayne Elmore steps in at Knight Oil Tools
May 10, 2016
Former banker/media exec’s role remains unclear amid speculation a private equity firm is set to become the majority owner of the local oilfield services firm ...
FBI eyes Stabil Drill suit
April 27, 2016
As ABiz reported Monday, the civil action against two local oil execs is likely to lead to criminal probes by the SEC and FBI ...
Schumacher, ECI Healthcare merge
April 26, 2016
Combination further solidifies Schumacher's position as No. 3 provider in the country ...
Lawsuit: Stabil Drill’s Russo, LeBlanc bilked company for millions
April 25, 2016
Publicly traded Superior Energy Services claims subsidiary's former COO and CFO engaged in complex scheme of "self-dealing" over the past eight years ...
Greg Gachassin gets his 'day in court'
April 20, 2016
Charged with multiple violations of the state's Code of Ethics, the Lafayette developer finally had his say this week — four years after he was charged. ...
Political operative Joe Castille’s deposition blocked by his attorney
April 18, 2016
Attorney Clayton Burgess, after claiming his client didn’t have enough time to prepare for his video deposition, puts himself in witness chair instead and tells camera operator to roll. No, really ...
Deal to bring FedEx to old EVD closes
April 11, 2016
$29 million project represents the largest FedEx Ground distribution facility along Interstate 10 between Houston, Texas, and Jacksonville, Fla ...
District Attorney Stutes investigating Marshal Pope
April 7, 2016
D.A. vows full criminal investigation ...
Advocate editorial urges criminal investigation of Marshal Pope
March 31, 2016
Daily newspaper opines after blistering contempt of court ruling ...
Housing Authority's Anderson out of job in June
March 16, 2016
For unknown reasons, the woman brought in to clean up the mess left by Walter Guillory will be shown the door when her contract expires May 31 ...
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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