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21 min ago | WNOE-FM New Orleans

Court Rulings Give Green Light To Common Core In La.

State Education Superintendent John White says the implementation of the Common Core educational standards in Louisiana's public schools will move forward, in light of recent court rulings.

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21 min ago | The Washington Post

Jindal loses fight against Common Core

Gov. Bobby Jindal's stance on Common Core standards has put him at odds with one of his longest political rivals - who is also his likely successor.

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21 min ago | The Daily Caller

Jindal Suffers Severe Defeat In Common Core Fight

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's effort to repeal Common Core suffered a major setback when a state judge said the governor's executive orders stop the controversial education standards could not be enforced.

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2 hrs ago | The Advocate

Second day of qualifying

Unlike the first day of "qualifying," when the Secretary of State's office was packed with protestors, supporters and candidates, the second of three days during which the state accepts the paperwork and fees to get their name on the ballot, has been quiet.

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8 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

Nominations to levee board could decide lawsuit's fate

When members of a nominating committee meet next week to consider applicants for seats on a New Orleans-area levee authority, they will hold the future of a controversial coastal-erosion lawsuit against scores of oil and gas companies in their hands.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Advocate

Our Views: Better start for jobs

Those goals included both the high academic standards demanded by the state's accountability program and proficiency in a chosen vocation after high school.

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NOLA.com

Interim NOPD chief prepares for looming departure of 50 troopers, Fox 8 reports

New Orleans Police officers and Louisiana State Troopers in the 100 block Bourbon Street at about 3 a.m. in New Orleans on July 5, 2014.

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World Magazine

Could Elizabeth Warren give Clinton a run for her money?

This article is the fifth in a series called White House Wednesday, by the staff of The World and Everything in It, looking at potential 2016 candidates for president.

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NOLA.com

Garret Graves, former Jindal coastal adviser, qualifies for 6th Congressional District race

Garret Graves, the former head of the state's Coastal Protection and Recovery Authority under Gov. Bobby Jindal, qualified for the race for the 6th Congressional District on Wednesday morning.

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Arkansas Times

UA faulted for analysis of charter schools

When the Walton-financed pro -charter-school department at the University of Arkansas turned out a study purporting to support the sea that charter schools produce better returns in test scores for the money, I discounted it for a variety of reasons.

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The Advocate

Our Views: New fight over judges

That has meant taking on the entrenched political power of judges, but we believe that Landrieu and legislators are right to tackle those difficult struggles.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Town Talk

Alford: Senate race presents risk for Jindal - ColumnAlford: Senate...

Alford: Senate race presents risk for Jindal - Column Gov. Jindal has something to lose, whether he gets involved in the senate race or not Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/opinion/2014/08/19/alford-senate-race-presents-risk-jindal-column/14309177/ Even though Gov. Bobby Jindal's name won't appear on the ... (more)

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Reuters

Judge blocks Louisiana governor's move to scrap Common Core tests

In a blow to Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's move to withdraw his state from Common Core education standards, a state judge on Tuesday blocked Jindal's plan to scrap a key set of standardized tests due to be introduced in the coming school year.

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Greenwich Citizen

Jindal supports reversal of Edmonson pension boost

Gov. Bobby Jindal believes the last-minute passage of a pension hike for his state police superintendent, Col.

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NOLA.com

Former West Bank levee authority member seeks east bank seat, could be swing vote on oil suit

The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East oversees the East Jefferson, Orleans and Lake Borgne Basin levee districts.

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The News-Star

Jindal, Graphic Packaging announce $41.5M investment

Jindal, Graphic Packaging announce $41.5M investment Jindal says $41.5M investment will help retain the company's 1,340 jobs in West Monroe Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/VCSlJn Graphic Packaging plans to invest $41.5 million to upgrade its production machinery at the company's West Monroe paper mill, which the company and ... (more)

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Daily World

Locals named to Rice Research BoardLocals named to Rice Research...

The Louisiana Rice Research Board administers rice research check-off funds collected by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, selects projects for funding and reviews the progress of research.

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Concord Monitor

Candidate profile: Andrew Hemingway, 32, makes case for gubernatorial bid

Gubernatorial candidate Andrew Hemingway talks with David Ramsey of Gilmanton at Murphy's Tap Room in Manchester on August 13, 2014.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Washington Times

Chris Christie is lone GOP presidential prospect to expand Medicaid

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie 's decision to expand Medicaid under Obamacare puts him alone among Republican governors vying for the 2016 presidential nomination, and could come back to haunt him among primary voters.

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The Times

Judge delays ruling on Common Core lawsuit

Judge delays ruling on Common Core lawsuit A judge said he will issue a written ruling on Common Core lawsuit against Gov. Jindal.

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