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  • Cat Fights on the Hot Cement Confederate New Orleans statues

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At a press conference today, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said the CAT Tax did not pass the House Ways and Means Committee.  The Governor, in addressing the media said that "the fate of that bill was decided long before we unveiled it".

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miller nfl live2 5It’s D-Day or Draft Day tomorrow in the NFL.

More specifically, Thursday represents the first day of the NFL draft 2017.

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trump curtainsThe major President Trump news of the day focuses upon taxes, not only the tax cuts he is proposing but his own taxes, which he obviously, refuses to unveil.

 

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catRarely, have I seen few issues that have generated as much raw heat, tension, and passion than the Confederate monuments controversy. 

Just as existed during the real civil war, where brothers battled brothers, social media is the battleground, particularly Facebook, pitting friend against friend.

On one side of the tense divide, there are those who are protecting the New Orleans civil war era monuments.  Burnt in effigy, forever, is the symbol of Mayor Mitch Landrieu for up-ending what the monument protectors consider to be the loving civil society of New Orleans.

Lately, events have turned somewhat militaristic.

Some protectors of the Confederate monuments have been staying vigilant, in person and online, even surveilling during the wee hours of the morning, waiting for the next Mayor Landrieu attack. On Sunday morning, with protections of snipers, masked workers and a dumbstruck audience, the worst of all of the monuments was cut and carried., the Liberty Monument. 

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bgrSince Louisiana needs to live within its means, a good-goverment organization, the Bureau of Government Research,, (BGR) has issued a report on the fiscal impact of Non-profit exemptions. 

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BATON-ROUGE-SKY Louisiana Biz shorts for today: New leadership at New Orleans Port Cruise and Tourism division, International Fest,  BGR says beware of the Trojan Horse, and BRAC has a new site for Baton Rouge region newcomers.

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helpLouisiana business news buzz for today: New Orleans 14th best for Hispanics, The Beatles in New Orleans anniversary,  BRAC, South Coast Capital, New Orleans Biotech--right off the press (releases)

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Loss Coastal LA wetlandsThe Bureau of Governmental Research has issued the following open letter to the legislature regarding the controversial legislation involving the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - East’s (SLFPA - East) lawsuit against the oil and gas industry:

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The sweet scents of Thanksgiving and the holiday seasons are in the air, but, in the meantime, there is plensteve-robertsty of business and organizational work yet to be done. 

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hairWhat's happening "Round Louisiana"?

Today's news: NOLA Tech Week, Successes and Failures, a Hairy Le Petit Theater, Great Minds in Stem plus Job Fair 

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katrina gulfAround Louisiana--Here are some of the Louisiana organizations, businesses and politicians making the news today:

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Optimized-Louisiana-Land-LossLouisiana organizations news for today, October 16: Press releases from BGR annual luncheon, Asia business conference, Lafayette chamber of commerce event, our coast by Louisiana seafood, Harlem Globetrotters coming soon, Baton Rouge Area Chamber and more

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