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2 hrs ago | The Advocate

Letter: Governora s fairy tales create student nightmares

I'm sure you remember "Little Red Riding Hood" and "The Three Little Pigs," right? Great stories your mom or dad told you at bedtime to lull you to sleep.

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7 hrs ago | The Advocate

Commission

Louisiana's employment growth rate is expected to be 57 percent higher than the national rate through 2015, according to projections released Tuesday by the Louisiana Workforce Commission.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

NOLA.com

Christians and the plight of the 'border children': Robert Mann

In this photo taken July 1, 2014, two-year-old Adriana Ortez holds her stuffed animal, as she and her mother, Dayana Ortez, of El Salvador, wait to board a bus leaving the city bus station in McAllen, Texas.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, US Senate, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry, Opinion

The Advocate

LSU employees to receive pay bumps

LSU's president and chancellor, F. King Alexander, announced the news Friday afternoon.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Edmonson says he will not accept retirement plan increase

State Police Col. Mike Edmonson says he is not accepting the retirement plan increase that would have paid him and another trooper more than $300,000 over five years."

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NOLA.com

On the Hill: No pay raise for Steve Scalise and Gov. Jindal backs candidate shunned by Chris Christie

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 19, 2014, after the House Republican Conference elected him to be the new House majority whip.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Chris Christie, US Governors, Eric Cantor, John Boehner

NOLA.com

Bobby Jindal announces chemical company eyeing new site in Ascension Parish

Louisiana Gov. Bobby announced Friday, June 25, 2014, that Stepan Company is moving forward with a feasibility study to build a potential site for its operations in Ascension Parish, which could bring to the Baton rouge area an investment of $60-$70 million and 33 direct jobs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, US Governors, Stepan, Chemicals, Baton Rouge, LA

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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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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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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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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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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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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