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June 19 11:30 AM
Who would have thought that the most notable legislation in the recently completed session of the Louisiana legislature was increasing taxes by over one billion dollars and legalizing marijuana use for certain purposes. Some observers around the state capitol wondered sarcastically just where did all the conservative Republicans go?.
June 19 11:30 AM
The federal crop insurance program provides an agricultural safety net, and crop insurance premium subsidies were created to increase usage of these risk management tools. The federal government subsidizes, on average, 62 percent of crop insurance premiums annually.
June 12 03:03 AM
Last Wednesday, an 18-wheel truck driver was arrested for speeding, on multiple levels, in Richmond, Ky. A Kentucky State Police officer pulled over a semi truck that he clocked traveling at an excessive rate of speed on I- 75. The 18-wheeler was also pulled over for the improper use of the left lane.
June 12 03:03 AM
The rallying cry by protesters that has gained momentum after Ferguson and Baltimore is that “Black Lives Matter.” Within the context of all society, that’s a truism.
June 12 03:03 AM
Hello, this is Robert, and me and my wife just retired and moved here from another parish into Providence subdivision. I would like to tell everybody that is planning on purchasing a home or property in Providence. Don’t wait until the Tour of Homes, come out here and tour the property either prior to the Tour of Homes or after the Tour of Homes.
June 05 07:04 AM
As many readers know, I spend a great deal of my time helping Shreveport and Caddo Parish residents understand just how relatively - and damagingly - high are our taxes. As a result, and I'm understating the case, I've met with extraordinary resistance from a majority of directly responsible public officials.
June 05 07:04 AM
They will spend thousands of dollars on rims, tires, upgrades and endless hours cleaning it inside and out. I can appreciate a person who has a nice ride and takes pride in taking care of it. I just don't understand someone who puts more effort into their automobile than they do their own body.
June 05 07:04 AM
Many readers who love Louisiana literature will gather this weekend in St. Francisville to celebrate the live and works of novelist Walker Percy. He was, to me, a literary icon who spent most of his life in Louisiana. Many consider him to be America’s most significant Catholic writer.

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