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  1. Lawmakers skeptical of consultant ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2014 | The News-Star

    When Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration hired an outside consultant to find "efficiencies" in state government, lawmakers and other state officials greeted the hiring news skeptically.

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  2. New titles to begin summer reading seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2014 | The News-Star

    Every summer Louisiana libraries encourage young people to read through the annual Summer Reading Program.

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  3. Plenty going right for LouisianaRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 | The News-Star

    We hear a lot about what's wrong with Louisiana. Some of the statistics that rank us behind most states in key areas of well-being are disheartening and need our attention.

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  4. Keep foreign teachers in La.Read the original story

    May 25, 2014 | The News-Star

    I am now teaching science in the Iberville Parish School System. There is a great need for physics and chemistry teachers throughout America, but especially in Louisiana.

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  5. LHSAA arbitration heads to Jindal's deskRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | The News-Star

    Officials with the Louisiana High School Athletic Association say that if Gov. Bobby Jindal signs the bill requiring mediation in elegibility disputes, all prep sports are at risk.

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  6. Senators say public protests don't change viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | The News-Star

    State senators say it doesn't matter what names people call them, how they protest against them or even what members of their own family say, they're not going to change their positions on legislation they think is important.

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  7. Panel sends school funding plan to SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | The News-Star

    The stage is set for Senate this week to vote on a revised school funding formula that allocates $3.5 billion to public schools for the 2014-15 school year.

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  8. 'Blue Dog' artist Rodrigue's work to be shown at state ArchivesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | The News-Star

    Visitors to the Louisiana State Archives can view a collection of iconic Blue Dog artwork by acclaimed Louisiana artist George Rodrigue beginning Tuesday and running through June 30. The six-week exhibit will include several original Rodrigue paintings.

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  9. Senate panel approves college funding measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | The News-Star

    Two measures aimed at pumping more money into higher education budgets next year were approved Monday by the Senate Finance Committee but colleges and universities are struggling to draw down money promised for this year The committee amended both measures -- the $40 million Workforce and Innovation for a Stronger Economy fund to meet high-demand ... (more)

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  10. LSMSA to host program for young entrepreneursRead the original story

    May 18, 2014 | The News-Star

    Do you have a great idea? Are you willing to think creatively, work smart, fail and learn, take risks and reap rewards? Do you want to start your own business? If so, then you should be among the 14 young entrepreneurs from around the state to take part in a week of guided inspiration, practical information and fun.

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  11. 'No' to collective bargainingRead the original story

    May 18, 2014 | The News-Star

    Not only is this unionization unnecessary, it is not in the best interests of the students, teachers, parents, schools, or the community at large.

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  12. City's bus bid process flawedRead the original story

    May 18, 2014 | The News-Star

    As we see it, some internal politics on the Monroe City Council led to a council vote not to renew the contract of First Transit, which has managed the system for decades.

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  13. Summering through beautiful days of MayRead the original story

    May 18, 2014 | The News-Star

    Every day is prettier than the last and parties and events abound. However, it's not all fun and games.

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  14. Hogue - WilkinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2014 | The News-Star

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. James H. Hogue and the late Mrs. Virginia Hogue of Monroe and the late Mr. and Mrs. Frazier Bailey of Rayville.

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  15. Taking Jindal to taskRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | The News-Star

    As a result, and as confirmed directly by me in a phone call with CMS, Louisiana's citizens will lose up to $500 million in federal health care funding.

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  16. Louisiana Senate rejects handheld phone ban in school zonesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | The News-Star

    Middle-school girls use mobile phones as they chat in a restaurant in Seoul December 15, 2006.

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  17. Dardenne drops lawsuit over interstate billboardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2014 | The News-Star

    Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne has dropped his federal lawsuit challenging the use of Louisiana's trademarked tourism slogan "Pick Your Passion" on an organization's billboard promoting Medicaid expansion.

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  18. The best gift Moms can getRead the original story

    May 11, 2014 | The News-Star

    But the best gift you may be able to give Mom is simply a break. That's because of the hundreds of thousands -- in fact more than 917,000 caregivers in this state -- the likelihood is that one of them is your mom.

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  19. Cedar Creek students place at State Literary RallyRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | The News-Star

    More than half of the Cedar Creek students who attended the State Literary Rally in Baton Rouge recently placed in top spots in their academic and musical competitions.

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  20. Attempt to review PARCC test contract diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2014 | The News-Star

    BATON ROUGE An attempt to give the Legislature some say in whether the state participates in a test aligned with Common Core State Standards was rejected in committee Monday, another setback for anti-Common Core forces.

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