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1 hr ago | The Times-Picayune

Wicker, Curtis inducted in Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame

Louisiana's adjutant general and an appeals court judge from Jefferson Parish are among this year's inductees to the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Prison, Baton Rouge, LA, State Prisons, Louisiana State Penitentiary

2 hrs ago | Education Week

Common Core May Persist, Even in Opposition States

Opponents of the Common Core State Standards got a boost in recent weeks, as Missouri and North Carolina moved to reassess their involvement, while the governors of Utah and Wisconsin distanced themselves from the standards.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pat McCrory, Nikki Haley

4 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Baton Rouge, LA, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The News-Star

Lawmaker: La. abortion law not in jeopardy

The sponsor of a Louisiana law that requires doctors who perform abortions to have hospital admitting privileges said she doesn't believe the provision is threatened after a federal appeals court struck down a similar Mississippi law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Abortion, Louisiana, Medicine, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

The Daily Caller

Ohio Lawmakers Launch New Common Core Repeal Effort

Lawmakers in the state of Ohio are mounting a late effort to have their state join the growing exodus from Common Core multistate education standards.

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Related Topix: Ohio, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Governors, John Kasich, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Conservative Political News

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, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, New Orleans, LA

News Max

Mary Landrieu Faces Tough Battle in La.

Fresh from helping save Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi from a Tea Party upstart, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is on the verge of endorsing an embattled Senate Democrat.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Govt fails to vet chemical plants for terror risk

The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education held a special meeting Tuesday morning to determine whether to take legal action against Gov. Bobby Jindal on the Common Core issue.

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

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

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Poca, WV, Barack Obama, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

The Town Talk

BESE members to ponder joining lawsuit against Jindal

Board of Elementary and Secondary Education President Chas Roemer will ask BESE members at a special meeting today at 11 a.m. to join a lawsuit challenging Gov. Bobby Jindal's blocking the purchase of a test to assess student progress.

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

Political Wire

Jindal Still Hasn't Endorsed at Home

The Huffington Post reports that Gov. Bobby Jindal "has been putting his mark on Senate races around the country, expanding his sphere of influence should he decide to run for president in 2016.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

Jindal's hospital privatization should quiet critics

The Gov. Bobby Jindal Administration looks like it may heave a sigh of relief on the budget front with the news that its plan to privatize operations at all but one of the state's charity hospitals looks to come in well under budget - and aggravate the critics of the deal to no end.

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

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

NOLA.com

Brain-eating amoeba cases detailed, including St. Bernard death, in BuzzFeed article

A recent BuzzFeed article focuses on 12-year-old Arkansas girl Kali Hardig's survival of the brain-eating amoeba along with other deadly infections, including the 2013 death of 4-year-old Drake Smith Jr. in St. Bernard Parish.

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Related Topix: St. Bernard, LA, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Xinhuanet

Religious Americans continue to lean toward GOP: Gallup

Very religious Americans are more likely to identify with the Republican Party, a trend that remains consistent despite changes in recent years regarding which parties Americans identify with, according to a Gallup poll released Monday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Wedding

News Max

Analysts: Hispanic Voters Care About More Than Immigration

To make inroads among Hispanic voters, the GOP needs to emphasize its economic platform, particularly education, writes Josh Kraushaar in the National Journal .

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Florida, Florida Government, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul

Philly.com

Christie caught in the middle of Common Core argument

What started out as a shared goal of improving academic standards to prepare students for college and the workforce has collided with ideological differences over states' rights and rigid opposition to President Obama.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Bobby Jindal, Education Etc.

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Advocate

Stephanie Grace: Tolerance wins the argument

Wednesday's emotional hearing on whether Baton Rouge should adopt a "fairness ordinance" to ban discrimination against gay, lesbian and transgender people featured a number of mind-blowing moments.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Washington Times

GOP 2014: Thriving economy, school choice fuel Bobby Jindal agenda in Louisiana

Republican Bobby Jindal postulates that when year after year more people move to Louisiana than leave it, he's probably doing something right as governor.

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

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