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3 hrs ago | The Advocate

French Quarter residents sound off on plan to self-fund extra cops

A plan to bolster law enforcement presence on Bourbon Street and in other areas of the French Quarter by having neighborhood residents and businesses pay for off-duty New Orleans police officers met with skepticism and some pointed criticism Thursday night at a meeting sponsored by the French Quarter Management District.

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7 hrs ago | Daily World

Editorial: New OWI laws are big step in right direction

Sometimes less. In Lafayette Parish, a 2013 Daily Advertiser investigation showed that charges are often reduced or dropped altogether; judges often suspend sentences or sentence OWI offenders to in-home-incarceration, even when the law mandates jail time.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Lafayette, LA, Opinion

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

John Dickerson: GOP presidential race may be battle of ideas

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., who is considering running for president, offered his thoughts on poverty last week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Rick Perry

The Advocate

Inside Report: It takes a wino to challenge Edwina s humor?

Graves, a Republican, and Edwards, a Democrat, are running against each other in the 6th Congressional District.

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NOLA.com

Bobby Jindal wants details on 1,000 immigrant children relocated to Louisiana

Gov. Bobby Jindal is looking for more details on the 1,071 unaccompanied immigrant children that have crossed the United States border and were relocated to Louisiana over the past six months.

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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Hill

The real way to improve contraceptive access

Conservative rhetoric about contraception is often negative and out of step with the opinions and experiences of most Americans.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Udall, Representative Cory Gardner, Senator Mark Udall, El Paso, TX

The Times-Picayune

Common Core in Louisiana: Who's suing whom?

After six weeks of unproductive meetings and conference calls, the stand-off between pro-and anti-Common Core camps in Louisiana escalated Tuesday.

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

NOLA.com

Baton Rouge voter discrimination case heads to trial in federal court Monday

A two-year-old voter discrimination case against the state of Louisiana regarding Baton Rouge city judge voting districts heads to trail in federal court Monday, Aug. 4, 2014.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Parents express frustration over Louisiana fight on Common Core

A family with four small children has learned they had been living in a house with toxic chemicals for three years.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Texas father get 10 years for child's death

A tanker truck filled with hazardous liquid has overturned on Highway 79 at Bethany State Line Road in Caddo Parish.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Board votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

Louisiana's state school board has jumped into a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal that accuses the governor of illegally meddling in education policy through his efforts to block Common Core education standards.

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

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Wife of US doctor with Ebola thanks supporters

The fight over Common Core got hotter with dueling lawsuits. On Tuesday afternoon, The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted 6- 4 to join a lawsuit filed by parents and teachers against Governor Bobby Jindal.

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The Times

BESE votes to join lawsuit against governor

BATON ROUGE - The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has voted to join a lawsuit challenging Gov. Bobby Jindal's order blocking the board from using a vendor to purchase an accountability test for this school year.

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BayouBuzz.com

Talking Obama, Jindal over-reach, Common Core, Edmonson scandal

What does President Obama's executive actions have to do with Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's Common Core behavior? How is the Jindal's attack on Common Core contract related to the recent controversy involving his Superintendent of State Police Mike Edmonson? WGSO Radio talk show host, Jeff Crouere, and Bayoubuzz publisher, Stephen Sabludowsky, ... (more)

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Politico

Your day on Capitol Hill - The Common Core PR war - Louisiana...

YOUR DAY ON THE HILL: Two members of the House Education and the Workforce Committee will introduce a bill that would close a tax loophole lawmakers say hurts long-term student borrowers.

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BESE To Discuss Potential Legal Action

Louisiana's state school board is holding a special meeting to consider whether to sue Gov. Bobby Jindal in an ongoing dispute over the Common Core education standards.

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BayouBuzz.com

Edmonson, Riser change tunes about amendment, investigation continues

Were two separate announcements made late Friday by State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson and State Sen. Neil Riser designed to neutralize State Treasurer John Kennedy's calls for an investigation into the amendment to Senate Bill 294 that increased Edmonson's retirement by $55,000 a year? Without going through all the details of the amendment, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Louisiana, US Governors

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Best of New Orleans

Quote of the week: John Bel Edwards

"[Gov. Bobby Jindal is] just trying to keep the balls in the air long enough that he can exit the stage and have them come crashing down on somebody behind him."

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Slate Magazine

The Idea Men

What if they held a presidential campaign and a think tank broke out? House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, who is considering running for president, offered his thoughts on poverty last week .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Louisiana

The Advocate

Strain whittles down ag department debt

State Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain inherited a $98 million debt load from his predecessor when he took office in 2008.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Baton Rouge, LA, Roseland, LA, Lacassine, LA, US Governors

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