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"Per capita, Louisiana has more medical doctors in Congress than any other state," Congressman John Fleming, R-Minden, said during a recent SWLA Economic Development Alliance event in Lake Charles, the smile on his face widening. "And I'm not going to stop until every single member of our delegation is a medical doctor.
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PAWS expects cost for services to increase Hundreds of pets spayed or neutered under organization's efforts Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tYJTQv PAWS of Northeast Louisiana has worked to save animals' lives at the Ouachita Parish Animal Shelter through adoption events at local pet stores. As funding dwindles and cost increases the Pet Assistance Welfare Society of Northeast Louisiana may rely more on the community and governmental entities to continue its mission.
State Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, says he need more information on sexual violence at college and universities than has been offered in a recent 500-page report from the Louisiana Board of Regents. organization in Baton Rouge.
Dardenne says he would focus on Louisiana as governor With more than a year to go before the election, candidates are already lining up to run for governor. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: http://www.dailyworld.com/story/news/local/2014/09/15/dardenne-says-focus-louisiana-governor/15687297/ Jay Dardenne Lt.
The Louisiana Saltwater Series is designed to have anglers assist the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries with its tagging program. On Saturday, it worked even better than usual.
If this year's U.S. Senate race in Louisiana seems particularly antagonistic, there's a reason beyond the obvious: If incumbent Mary Landrieu loses to either of her Republican challengers - U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy or political newcomer Rob Maness - it may be enough to tilt the Senate from blue to red. The Senate currently has 53 Democrats and 45 Republicans.
Premiums for almost all of Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp.'s commercial customers will increase an average of 2.3 percent beginning in February, under a proposed rate filing. But the 307 customers whose properties lie below the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway will see rates drop by 17.5 percent.
Chevron Pipe Line Co. shut down a natural-gas pipeline off the southeast coast of Louisiana after one contract worker was killed and two others were injured while doing maintenance work, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Website: Tech grads ranked No. 1 in La. for salaries PayScale.com cites Tech for higher median early-career and mid-career salaries.
After a gruesome discovery of human remains in a Mid-South backyard, investigators are working to determine the identity of the victim. A suspect has been arrested on murder charges after a man died, following a bar brawl in Assumption Parish just after midnight Sunday.
Miss La. returns home Monday Lacey Sanchez returns to Monroe Regional Airport after the Miss America competition in Atlantic City.
Set aside Mary Landrieu's greater fondness for her D.C. mansion than for a real home in Louisiana. Set aside her senatorial office's incompetence at keeping track of which private-jet travels should be paid for by her campaign instead of by taxpayers.
State Treasurer John Kennedy, who serves as a substitute teacher about three times per year, said one reason that nearly one in four students in Louisiana public high schools fails to graduate in four years is lack of discipline. "Too often there are one or two kids in every class who constantly interrupt and disrupt the learning process for themselves and others, often through physical and verbal abuse of the teacher and fellow students," Kennedy wrote in one of his periodic guest columns.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton L. Munn, Jr. of Oak Grove, Louisiana, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Krista McKenzie Munn, to Matthew Randall Hall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Hall, of Mer Rouge, Louisiana. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Milton L. Munn, Sr. of Oak Grove, Louisiana, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Gregory of Kilbourne, Louisiana.
During the 1930s, the Federal Writers' Project interviewed more than 2,200 ex-slaves throughout 17 states, including Louisiana. The narratives were 'Chained to the Land' contains unpublished La.
With Election Day less than eight weeks away, candidates for Louisiana's Senate seat are working to prove they're tougher than their rivals on illegal immigration, a hot-button issue in the closely watched race. Immigration a hot issue in the Louisiana Senate race WASHINGTON - With Election Day less than eight weeks away, candidates for Louisiana's Senate seat are working to prove they're tougher than their rivals on illegal immigration, a hot-button issue in the closely watched race.
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