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Will Common Core repeal go anywhere in Arkansas? Don't count on it.

Sunday, 21 December 2014 10:03
click to enlarge STUBBLEFIELD: No on Common Core John Lyon at Stephens Media reports that state Sen. Gary Stubblefield (R-Branch) is considering introducing a bill to remove Arkansas from Common Core, the new set of tougher math and English learning standards that have been adopted by a majority of states.
Shreveport police need help finding missing man
Sunday, 21 December 2014 09:19
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport police need the public's help in finding an elderly man. Family members reportedly told police that 80-year-old George Andrews Jr. left his home Sunday evening and became disoriented. Mr. Andrews reportedly communicated with family members via cell phone but was unable to get back home. Police believe that Mr. Andrews was somewhere near Youree Drive when his phone went dead.
BP Says Deepwater Horizon Spill Civil Penalty Should Be Lowered Along With Oil Prices
Sunday, 21 December 2014 07:53
Benny Miller of the New Orleans-based Louisiana Seafood Exchange isn’t happy with BP’s recent decision to fight penalties for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster that crippled the region’s economically vital seafood industry. “They’re crazy if they think they can get away without paying just because oil prices are down,” said the general manager of the seafood wholesaler, which is involved in litigation against the oil giant.
BP seeks lower Gulf of Mexico penalty on oil price drop
Sunday, 21 December 2014 05:02
British oil major argues it has already paid enough following the 2010 giant well leak in the Gulf of Mexico BP has opened the latest round of its legal battle in the US over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill by arguing in a court filing that it should pay a final penalty below $16-18bn (£10.2 - 11.5bn) being sought, due partly to the falling price of crude.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office West Bank crime report, Dec. 21
Sunday, 21 December 2014 04:18
This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the west bank of Jefferson Parish. Locations are approximate due to automated location methods and address inconsistencies, the Sheriff's Office says. Burglar alarm calls are excluded. 700 block of 1 - Dec. 21, 10:50 p.m., disturbing the peace. 2400 block of 4th Street - Dec. 21, 1:23 a.m.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office West Bank crime report, Dec. 20
Sunday, 21 December 2014 04:03
This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the west bank of Jefferson Parish. Locations are approximate due to automated location methods and address inconsistencies, the Sheriff's Office says. Burglar alarm calls are excluded. 500 block of 1st Avenue - Dec. 20, 2:30 a.m., suspicious person. 1500 block of Abbey Road - Dec. 20, 6:46 p.m.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office east bank crime report, Dec. 20
Sunday, 21 December 2014 04:03
This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the east bank of Jefferson Parish. Locations are approximate due to automated location methods and address inconsistencies, the Sheriff's Office says. Burglar alarm calls are excluded. 8800 block of 27th Street - Dec. 20, 3:59 p.m., suspicious person. 39th Street and Burnell Court - Dec. 20, 2:09 p.m.
Here's a Reason BP Stock Is Lower Today
Sunday, 21 December 2014 03:58
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of BP (BP) are down 1.93% to $38.64 after the integrated oil and gas company said it should face a lower penalty for its 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico than the $16 billion-$18 billion sought by the U.S. government because of the slump in the price of crude since the summer, the Financial Times reports.
Feds propose up to $18B in BP fines for 2010 oil spill
Sunday, 21 December 2014 02:44
Date and sources 12/21/2014 | Bloomberg The federal government said in a filing last week that BP should pay up to $18 billion in fines for pollution from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. It added that Anadarko Petroleum, BP's co-owner of the well that leaked and caused the spill, is also liable for over $1 billion in fines as it failed to provide aid after the spill.
Wonkblog: A primer on the divisive issue that may cost Jeb Bush the Republican nomination: Common Core
Sunday, 21 December 2014 02:13
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush listens before speaking at the National Summit on Education Reform in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File) One of the big reasons that some Republicans suggest that former Florida governor Jeb Bush isn't conservative enough to be the party's presidential nominee is his longtime support for Common Core, a set of standards that lays out the skills students should have acquired by the end of each school year -- from kindergarten…

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