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24 min ago | Philly.com

As Christie dismisses Cuomo's opponent, 2016 rivals step in

Gov. Christie's statement this week dismissing a New York Republican gubernatorial candidate's campaign as a "lost cause" prompted the candidate, Rob Astorino, to suggest that Christie step down as chairman of the Republican Governors Association.

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4 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Forbes China Rich Lister Leads Firm Behind $1.85 Bln Louisiana Investment

A company led by a relatively low-profile member of the 2013 Forbes China Rich List is ultimately behind a newly announced $1.85 billion Chinese investment in a methanol plant in the U.S. state of Louisiana.

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily World

New OWI laws taking effect

Motorists who are caught drinking and driving are facing changes -- sometimes harsher penalties -- with state laws passed during the latest session of the Louisiana Legislature and signed by Gov. Bobby Jindal.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Life, Lughnasadh, Holidays, Kaplan, LA

The News-Star

Nichols, Roemer clash over attorney contract

The ongoing dispute between the state's top public education officials and the governor's office over Gov. Bobby Jindal's efforts to keep the Department of Education from using a Common Core-related test branched into new territory Thursday.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Flood board meets amid uncertainty

The latest meeting of a south Louisiana flood board that stirred political turmoil with a lawsuit against the oil and gas industry is taking place amid uncertainty over the future of the lawsuit - and the board's own membership.

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The Advocate

James Gill: Jindal gives Edmonson a big thank-you

It may be State Police Chief Mike Edmonson's job to protect Gov. Bobby Jindal, but simple manners still require a big thank-you.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Pension, Personal Finance, Opinion

The Times

Students, teachers, citizens deserve better than education stalemate

In case citizens were wondering where the impasse over higher standards and appropriate student testing is headed, it is now abundantly clear.

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Rice Lake Online

Playing politics with our schools

The Rice Lake Chronotype Gov. Scott Walker's call for a repeal of Common Core education standards does an injustice to the hundreds of Wisconsin citizens, students, educators and curriculum experts who have worked on standards over the past 4 years.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The News-Star

Two Delta College construction projects get green light

Louisiana Delta Community College received approval to proceed with two major construction projects by the Louisiana State Bond Commission and can begin next year.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Winnsboro, LA, Jonesboro, LA, Ruston, LA, Standardized Testing, Education, US Governors

NOLA.com

John White says Bobby Jindal is out to get him, newspaper reports

State Superintendent John White told the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education that the Jindal administration's allegations are unfounded and motivated by political opposition to the Common Core academic standards, according to a report in the Advocate.

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NOLA.com

Louisiana's role as Hollywood South earns positive reviews in Mashable article

Louisiana's current starring role as "Hollywood South" received hesitant but positive reviews this week when Mashable published an article examining the state's growing movie production industry.

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Merced Sun-Star

Jay Ambrose: Watch out for Bobby Jindali 1 2

Bobby Jindal once gave a speech disturbing TV entertainer-commentator Jon Stewart to the point of satiric torture, which is to say, the speech wasn't just a little awful, but laughably awful.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Suspect in Bourbon Street shooting to appear in court; 2nd suspect sought

One of the suspects in last month's Bourbon Street shooting that killed one person and injured nine others will appear in court Wednesday.

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The Heartland Institute

Common Core Testing Groups Won't Let Some States Go

It's been almost a year since Indiana and Pennsylvania officially withdrew from national Common Core tests, but testing organization still lists the two states as members on its Web site.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Indiana, PA, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Pennsylvania, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Man on a mission to honor Vietnam vets

There are not many people who know why September 19 is significant, but a Baton Rouge man is focused on making people aware.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Tainted Legacy: Money from oil and gas industry flowing into state capitol

From the major multinational oil companies to small independent operators, rivers of campaign contributions have flowed to the state capitol.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Robert, LA, Baton Rouge, LA

Switched

Bobby Jindal Sued By His Allies Over Common Core

Two years ago, Jindal visited a charter school operated by the Choice Foundation, a nonprofit organization that manages a chain of charter schools in Louisiana.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Non-Profit, Standardized Testing, Education

BayouBuzz.com

Parents sue Jindal on test ban

A group led by parents and others filed a lawsuit Tuesday morning that accuses Gov. Bobby Jindal of illegally trying to derail Common Core and the exams that go with it.

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The News-Star

Suit challenges Jindal's actions in test interference

A group of teachers, parents and a charter school management organization filed suit on Tuesday arguing that Gov. Bobby Jindal's interference in the Department of Education's testing is illegal and unconstitutional.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Bond set for mother accused of killing daughter.

There were no major injuries reported Tuesday after a large traffic pole fell on a vehicle at the intersection of La.

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