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1 hr ago | NOLA.com

Children's buys NOAH for $29M, explores use for psychiatric hospital

Exterior of the New Orleans Adolescent Hospital at 210 State Street. Children's Hospital has purchased the 17-acre property from the state of Louisiana.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, New Orleans, LA, Mandeville, LA

5 hrs ago | The Advocate

James Gill: McAllister cana t stump on family values now

The first time Vance McAllister, R-Swartz, said being a congressman "sucks," his audience at the Monroe Chamber of Commerce did not commence snickering and elbowing one another in the ribs.

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Related Topix: Swartz, LA, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cedric Richmond, Democrat, Rodney Alexander, Representative Steve Scalise, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WDSU-TV New Orleans

BESE leaders propose dropping Common Core testing for upcoming school year

Education leaders are seeking to broker a compromise with Gov. Bobby Jindal on the standardized tests used in public schools next year.

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

WMUR-TV Manchester

Romney would change Republican presidential field

A new poll shows a clear frontrunner in New Hampshire for the Democratic nomination for president and a wide-open field among Republicans -- unless a familiar face enters the race.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chris Christie, US Governors, Mike Huckabee, Mitt Romney

NOLA.com

Latest poll continues to show tight Senate race, with Mary Landrieu slightly ahead of Bill Cassidy

The latest Louisiana Senate poll has incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu narrowly leading Rep. Bill Cassidy , R-Baton Rouge 46 percent to 43 percent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, David Vitter, Immigration Reform

NOLA.com

Louisiana drops national Common Core test, PARCC, for 2014-15

The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has backed down in a high-profile fight with Gov. Bobby Jindal over testing and the new Common Core academic standards.

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

Daily World

Edwards' life story could be movie

Imagine George Clooney starring in a major motion picture as former Gov. Edwin Edwards.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Theater, Arts

The Times

Gov. Bobby Jindal, John White to meet July 17

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has scheduled a meeting July 17 with state Education Superintendent John White to try to negotiate a compromise in their dispute over testing tied to the Common Core education standards and related testing program, the governor's office announced Wednesday.

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The Advocate

Panelist says more funds needed to prepare students for evolving workforce

While an infusion of $40 million is on the table for colleges and universities to help fill workforce needs, a steady stream of funding is needed in future years to meet demands for educated and trained workers, said Willie Smith, who oversees workforce development for South Louisiana Community College.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

NOLA.com

Watch: A preview of 'E! True Hollywood Story: Duck Dynasty'

The " Duck Dynasty " Robertsons of West Monroe, La., get the "E! True Hollywood Story" treatment at 7 p.m. Thursday on the E! network.

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Related Topix: Duck Dynasty, Entertainment, Television, True Hollywood Story, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, West Monroe, LA, Monroe, LA, Marketing

WYLD-FM

Number of Voucher Students Continues To Grow

More than 8,800 students have been awarded vouchers to attend Louisiana private schools with taxpayer dollars in the upcoming school year, a 30 percent growth in the program championed by Gov. Bobby Jindal.

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

USA Today

The public life of Ray Nagin

Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin leaves federal court on Feb. 12 after his conviction in New Orleans.

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

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Scott Walker, Bobby Jindal co-author piece slamming Obama on vouchers

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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

Vanity Fair

The One Thing Republicans Must Do to Have a Credible Shot at Defeating Hillary

Not only have 99 percent of sexually active women ages 15 to 44 in America used birth control, but by a 2-1 margin, American women support the requirement under Obamacare that private health insurance plans cover the full cost of birth control.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Rand Paul, Representative Mary Fallin, US House of Representatives

Daily World

Jeremy Alford: Super PAC offers more than money

While the Fund for Louisiana's Future was originally introduced as a vehicle to help drive U.S. Sen. David Vitter to the governor's mansion, it now appears the super PAC will not be a one-trick pony.

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Related Topix: US Politics, David Vitter, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

Denver Post

Sarah Palin, Ben Carson headline Colorado Western Conservative Summit

When John Andrews says the 2014 edition of the Western Conservative Summit has a chance to be the most influential in its five-year history, he points to the recent visits of former President Bill Clinton and his wife, possible presidential candidate Hillary, Denver's bid for the 2016 Republican National Convention, and Senate and gubernatorial ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Colorado Christian University, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Right to try

Patients facing terminal illness in this country have over the years known about experimental drugs and treatments that could offer them a second chance at life.

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

Free Republic

Common Core Becomes a Nightmare

Americans are waking up to how bad Common Core really is for education, but its nightmare does not go away quickly.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Non-Profit, Bill Gates, US Supreme Court, Mary Fallin, US Governors

NOLA.com

St. Tammany Parish to purchase site of mental health hospital near Mandeville for $15.4 million

St. Tammany Parish has reached an agreement to buy about 296 acres of land east of Mandeville from the state, including the iconic psychiatric hospital whose threatened closure in 2012 created strife in both the health care and political arenas.

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

Salon

Bobby Jindal's sad search: How he seeks political relevance in today's GOP

As governor eyes big prize in 2016, he jumps from one shtick to another in effort to woo elusive Republican voters We all know that politicians on the make often have to do contortions as they adapt to changing circumstances, but Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has felt more obliged than most in this regard.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Louisiana, Mike Huckabee, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Rush Limbaugh

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