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November 24 05:21 AM
A country music festival in Las Vegas was the scene of 58 people killed. In the small town of Sutherland Springs, Texas, 26 people were murdered in the middle of a Sunday church service. A deranged gunman in northern California killed five people just last week.
November 24 05:21 AM
The good news is that for the past 12 months ending in August, the unemployment rates fell over the past year in all nine Louisiana metropolitan statistical areas (MSA), according to not-seasonably adjusted data from the Bureau of Labor & Statistics..
November 17 05:09 AM
Incumbent Gov. Buddy Roemer was squeezed out of the runoff, as Edwards outflanked him to the left and Duke overwhelmed Roemer among conservative voters. Louisiana is the only state in America that has a convoluted election system where all candidates run against each other the same time, irrespective of political affiliation.
November 10 06:04 AM
Demery says that many citizens throughout Shreveport have urged him to seriously consider next year’s mayoral race. He says that crime is generally mentioned, along with the need for more economic development. He says that he is keenly aware that socioeconomics is often a big factor in a city’s crime rate.
November 10 06:04 AM
Remember the 1970 song by Chicago: “Does anybody know what time it is? Does anybody really care?” Well, it’s close to Election Day in Louisiana, and it would seem by early voting and general lack of interest that Louisianans are not holding their breath to cast their ballot.
November 03 06:42 AM
Legislation has been introduced in six states that would make gun insurance mandatory for all gun owners. New York, Hawaii, Washington, North Carolina, New Hampshire and Massachusetts would require government-mandated firearms insurance, and several insurance companies are considering offering such a product.
November 03 06:42 AM
With all the controversy surrounding the release of almost 2,000 inmates throughout the state on Nov. 1, the only view it seems I haven’t heard is the inmates themselves. I thought maybe the public would like to hear from the mouth of the horse in the other pasture.
October 27 06:25 AM
Individual income tax — 33.0% Sales tax — 23.3% Corporate tax — 19.0% Property tax — 15.1% Unemployment insurance tax — 9.6% The 10 best states in the index for 2018 are, in order, Wyoming, South Dakota, Alaska, Florida, Nevada, New Hampshire, Utah, Indiana and Oregon.

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