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3 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Louisiana native hopes to launch first comprehensive political social media platform

Louisiana native Androniki "Niki" Papazoglakis says she's created what could be the first comprehensive political social media platform of its kind.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Non-Profit

7 hrs ago | The Times

Gov. Bobby Jindal, John White to meet July 17

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has scheduled a meeting July 17 with state Education Superintendent John White to try to negotiate a compromise in their dispute over testing tied to the Common Core education standards and related testing program, the governor's office announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, Republican

11 hrs ago | The Advocate

Panelist says more funds needed to prepare students for evolving workforce

While an infusion of $40 million is on the table for colleges and universities to help fill workforce needs, a steady stream of funding is needed in future years to meet demands for educated and trained workers, said Willie Smith, who oversees workforce development for South Louisiana Community College.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education

Wed Jul 09, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal condemns Hamas, terrorists, backs Israel

"As I watch the horrific images of missiles flying into Israel, I am reminded of the instructions in Psalm 122 - 'Pray for the peace of Jerusalem.

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WYLD-FM

Number of Voucher Students Continues To Grow

More than 8,800 students have been awarded vouchers to attend Louisiana private schools with taxpayer dollars in the upcoming school year, a 30 percent growth in the program championed by Gov. Bobby Jindal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, New Orleans, LA

World Magazine

Bill Gates' big bucks can't slow slipping support for Common Core

Oklahoma and South Carolina are pulling out through their state legislatures, and North Carolina is heading for the door as well.

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Related Topix: Bill Gates, North Carolina, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Ex-New Orleans mayor sentenced to 10 years

Ex-New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin sentenced to 10 years Prosecutors are pressing for a stiff sentence for Ray Nagin.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, New Orleans, Jazz, Federal Prisons, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Ex-New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin sentenced to 10 years

Ex-New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin sentenced to 10 years Prosecutors are pressing for a stiff sentence for Ray Nagin.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, New Orleans, Jazz, Federal Prisons, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

Journal and Courier

Ex-New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin sentenced to 10 years

Ex-New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin sentenced to 10 years Prosecutors are pressing for a stiff sentence for Ray Nagin.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, New Orleans, Jazz, Federal Prisons, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Scott Walker, Bobby Jindal co-author piece slamming Obama on vouchers

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Scott Walker, US Governors, Education, School Vouchers

The Washington Post

Chris Christiea s veto strategy

Governors who run for president have an advantage over members of Congress: They can point to a record of action and management, by virtue of the nature of their jobs.

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Related Topix: US News, Scott Walker, US Governors, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence

The Times

Jeremy Alford: More Super PAC benefits for David Vitter

While the Fund for Louisiana's Future was originally introduced as a vehicle to help drive U.S. Sen. David Vitter to the governor's mansion, it now appears the super PAC will not be a one-trick pony.

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Related Topix: US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mary Landrieu, Democrat, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Governors

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The News-Star

Jindal announces technology center will come to Lafayette

Gov. Bobby Jindal chats with Enquero representatives, state and local politicians and other dignitaries following a press conference at LEDA on Monday to announce that Enquero, an enterprise solutions company delivering business capability as a service to the enterprise segment, will open its first Agile Delivery Center, a high-performance ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lafayette, LA, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Education Week

Politics Are Crushing the Standards

The recent news that Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill to, in the parlance of the times, "repeal and replace" the common-core standards in her state was surprising, to say the least, notwithstanding a legal challenge to the repeal filed in the Oklahoma Supreme Court by parents, teachers, and state board of education members on June 25. Before ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mary Fallin, US Governors, Education Etc., US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nikki Haley

The Hill

Analysis: States passing fewer anti-abortion laws

States are passing fewer new abortion restrictions in 2014 than in recent years, due in part to shorter legislative sessions and a host of non-abortion policy debates, according to a new analysis .

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Salon

Bobby Jindal's sad search: How he seeks political relevance in today's GOP

As governor eyes big prize in 2016, he jumps from one shtick to another in effort to woo elusive Republican voters We all know that politicians on the make often have to do contortions as they adapt to changing circumstances, but Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has felt more obliged than most in this regard.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Louisiana, Mike Huckabee, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Rush Limbaugh

NOLA.com

St. Tammany Parish to purchase site of mental health hospital near Mandeville for $15.4 million

St. Tammany Parish has reached an agreement to buy about 296 acres of land east of Mandeville from the state, including the iconic psychiatric hospital whose threatened closure in 2012 created strife in both the health care and political arenas.

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Related Topix: Mandeville, LA, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Advocate

Jindal, unions align on Common Core

Just two years ago, Gov. Bobby Jindal was aligned with business, education and other groups in his push to overhaul public schools.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Education, School Vouchers, Louisiana, Lottie, LA, Breaux Bridge, LA

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Missouri governor vetoes health navigator limits

The vetoed bill would have required criminal background checks for people applying for state licenses as enrollment aides for a federally run health insurance website.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Missouri Government, Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

Best of New Orleans

Easy drinking

While much of Louisiana doesn't share New Orleans' laissez-faire attitude toward alcohol, Gov. Bobby Jindal nonetheless signed two drinker-friendly bills at the end of the recent session.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, New Orleans, LA, US Governors, Metairie, LA

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