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jindal-speechWhen one goes across the nation claiming to have the answers for US energy, healthcare, calling the President of the United States incompetent, castigating Washington DC and calling for a “hostile takeover”, wouldn’t you expect that politician or elected official to be popular back home?

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duckWe are approaching Louisiana migratory fowl duck season next month, but the political duck season is in full quack.

 

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Optimized-new-orleans-sky Louisiana business shorts for today:

Water conference in New Orleans,  kind-of-sad Louisiana (39th in happy state), West Jefferson Hospital has heart, Covalent Logic…here are the media releases

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jindal-knows-bestGovernor Bobby Jindal just might want to flip-flop once again regarding his Common Core position.

We all know how the presidential-hopeful, Louisiana governor, Bobby Jindal has sued his own Department of Education and then after failing, sued the Obama administration over the implementation of Common Core.   We recall when he was one of the most strident advocates of the program, before his “awakening” or perhaps, his drinking too much “made-for-the-presidential-campaign-tea”.

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happyby Jim Brown

Bayou State residents are well aware that Louisiana is a pleasant place to live.  Some would sarcastically say that we are fat, dumb, and happy down here in the deepest of the deep southern states.  The state motto is, after all, Laissez les bons temps rouler.  For you out of staters, that’s pronounced Lay say lay bohn tohn roo lay, and means “let the good time roll.”  So it should be no surprise to the locals that in a survey of 100 cities listed as the happiest, and published by the U. S. National Bureau of Economic Research, Louisiana walked away with the top rankings. 

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katrina-31st-columnWe all have our Hurricane Katrina memories.  On the 9th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, many of us who believe that the Katrina experience remade our realities, like no other event in our collective lifetimes, look back.

I am no different.

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trayvonby Jim Brown

Is the Ferguson, Missouri community unique in its inability to deal with a troubling death with still unanswered questions?  Of course not. Ferguson is any town when reason disintegrates into the chaos of aggressive confrontation.

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filmThere are more films and TV shows in Louisiana than in any location in the world. This incredible climb has occurred in slightly over a decade since the advent of the tax incentive program.

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stelly-small2It was Louisiana entertainment and technology meeting Google Hangout advocates on Thursday as ideas and opportunities were added to a roux of “making business” Google Hangout and Louisiana style. 

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Louisiana lose in bargain with Oil Industry?
Thursday, 14 August 2014 09:46

leanderDo energy companies have a responsibility to mitigate the damage caused by their drilling for oil and gas in Louisiana? That’s the issue now being litigated in the controversial levee board lawsuits now in the courts. 

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