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  1. Louisiana public school spending would rise to $4,070 per student under task force recommendationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    A Board of Elementary and Secondary Education task force is proposing a 2.75 percent spending increase to the state's MFP. (Danielle Dreilinger, The task force charged with making recommendations on Louisiana's $3.5 billion public school spending plan on Tuesday endorsed raising the state's base per-student spending by 2.75 percent, to $4,070 per pupil.


  2. 7 Best Bets at the Festival of the BonfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 |

    Free shuttles will transport people to the Mississippi levee in Lutcher where a bonfire will be lit each night of the St. James Festival of the Bonfires, at about 7 p.m., weather permitting. Bag of Donuts will perform Dec. 13 during the St. James Festival of the Bonfires in Lutcher.


  3. Louisiana House Appropriations vice chair resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 |

    The vice chair of the most powerful committee in the Louisiana House of Representatives, Appropriations, is resigning at the end of the year to take a job with the mayor of the City of Youngsville in Lafayette Parish. State Rep. Simone Champagne, R-Erath, announced that she was leaving the Louisiana Legislature Thursday morning .


  4. ACLU says it's unconstitutional to restrict trick-or-treating...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 |

    The ACLU says Louisiana municipalities shouldn't set specific Halloween trick-or-treating hours. Louisiana cities and parishes are violating residents' First Amendment rights when they set restrictions on trick-or-treat hours and post signs at sex offenders' homes to discourage Halloween visitors, the Louisiana chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says.


  5. Kathleen Blanco to be among Acadian Museum's living legends Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 |

    Former Gov. Kathleen Babineaux-Blanco will be inducted into the Acadian Museum's Order of Living Legends in recognition of her work to promote French culture in the state, according to the Daily Iberian. Museum Chairman Warren Perrin said throughout her 25 years in public office, Blanco promoted the cultural tourism industry and worked closely with the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana to promote French immersion programs in the state.


  6. EnLink to buy Chevron pipelines in Louisiana, Texas for $235 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 |

    EnLink Midstream, a Dallas-based oil and gas pipeline company, said Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 it would purchase certain Chevron-owned pipelines and storage facilities in south Louisiana as part of a $235 million deal.


  7. Christian Brothers, St. Anthony of Padua Catholic schools to mergeRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Students from the Christian Brothers School run near their City Park campus in 2012.


  8. Sen. Danny Martiny returns to Louisiana State Capitol, reports cancer not spreadRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 |

    State Sen. Danny Martiny, R-Metairie, who was recently diagnosed with melanoma, reported Thursday, May 29, 2014 that his cancer is isolated to his lower leg and should be removed during a scheduled operation.


  9. Louisiana state Sen. Danny Martiny of Metairie to receive cancer treatment for melanomaRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 |

    Louisiana state Sen. Danny Martiny, R-Metairie, said he will seek treatment at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center for melanoma discovered on his leg.


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