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1 hr ago | NOLA.com

Gov. Jindal's national ambitions are hurting Louisiana students: A letter to the editor

It is one thing to reverse his enthusiastic support for Common Core, but it now seems clear that in the purA suit of his national ambitions, Gov. Bobby Jindal will go to any extreme to align himself with the far right wing of his party.

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1 hr ago | NOLA.com

Immigrant children in Louisiana, placed with relatives or friends of...

As Gov. Bobby Jindal and other local politicians called for more information on the 1,000 unaccompanied immigrant children placed this year in Louisiana, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Friday the children all were discharged to sponsors, not state or federal agencies.

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5 hrs ago | WYLD-FM

David Vitter Says He "Strongly" Supports Common Core

Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter says he "strongly" supports the Common Core education standards.

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5 hrs ago | WBRZ

Vitter describes strong support for Common Core

Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter says he "strongly" supports the Common Core education standards.

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6 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

Business Facilities names Louisiana #1 in nation, for first time ever

According to the Jindal Administration, today, Business Facilities magazine named Louisiana the No.

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6 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Train derailment causes heavy traffic delays, no spills, evacuations called off

After being convicted on five counts of aggravated incest Thursday, a 57-year-old St. Martinville man cut his wrists and throat with a concealed razorblade inside the courtroom.

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7 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

Snakes everywhere

That hissing sound you've been hearing lately is the sound of a snake slithering through the halls of officialdom in Baton Rouge.

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11 hrs ago | The Advocate

French Quarter residents sound off on plan to self-fund extra cops

A plan to bolster law enforcement presence on Bourbon Street and in other areas of the French Quarter by having neighborhood residents and businesses pay for off-duty New Orleans police officers met with skepticism and some pointed criticism Thursday night at a meeting sponsored by the French Quarter Management District.

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15 hrs ago | Daily World

Editorial: New OWI laws are big step in right direction

Sometimes less. In Lafayette Parish, a 2013 Daily Advertiser investigation showed that charges are often reduced or dropped altogether; judges often suspend sentences or sentence OWI offenders to in-home-incarceration, even when the law mandates jail time.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

John Dickerson: GOP presidential race may be battle of ideas

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., who is considering running for president, offered his thoughts on poverty last week.

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The Advocate

Inside Report: It takes a wino to challenge Edwina s humor?

Graves, a Republican, and Edwards, a Democrat, are running against each other in the 6th Congressional District.

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NOLA.com

Bobby Jindal wants details on 1,000 immigrant children relocated to Louisiana

Gov. Bobby Jindal is looking for more details on the 1,071 unaccompanied immigrant children that have crossed the United States border and were relocated to Louisiana over the past six months.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Hill

The real way to improve contraceptive access

Conservative rhetoric about contraception is often negative and out of step with the opinions and experiences of most Americans.

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The Times-Picayune

Common Core in Louisiana: Who's suing whom?

After six weeks of unproductive meetings and conference calls, the stand-off between pro-and anti-Common Core camps in Louisiana escalated Tuesday.

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NOLA.com

Baton Rouge voter discrimination case heads to trial in federal court Monday

A two-year-old voter discrimination case against the state of Louisiana regarding Baton Rouge city judge voting districts heads to trail in federal court Monday, Aug. 4, 2014.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Parents express frustration over Louisiana fight on Common Core

A family with four small children has learned they had been living in a house with toxic chemicals for three years.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Texas father get 10 years for child's death

A tanker truck filled with hazardous liquid has overturned on Highway 79 at Bethany State Line Road in Caddo Parish.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Board votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

Louisiana's state school board has jumped into a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal that accuses the governor of illegally meddling in education policy through his efforts to block Common Core education standards.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Wife of US doctor with Ebola thanks supporters

The fight over Common Core got hotter with dueling lawsuits. On Tuesday afternoon, The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted 6- 4 to join a lawsuit filed by parents and teachers against Governor Bobby Jindal.

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The Times

BESE votes to join lawsuit against governor

BATON ROUGE - The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has voted to join a lawsuit challenging Gov. Bobby Jindal's order blocking the board from using a vendor to purchase an accountability test for this school year.

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