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1 hr ago | The Advocate

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Louisiana's controversial school voucher law got a C rating from a pro-school choice group called the Center for Education Reform, according to a report issued on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Education, School Vouchers, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

5 hrs ago | KATV Little Rock

Journalist killing highlights role of freelancers

Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education... Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal ... (more)

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Related Topix: Journalism, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charlie Crist, Florida, Florida Government

7 hrs ago | WBRZ

Feds release locations, numbers of unaccompanied minors

Conflicting information from the federal government shows, to a degree, how many illegal children have crossed into the United States and found refuge with sponsors in Louisiana.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Baton Rouge, LA, US Governors, Bobby Jindal

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily World

Borrowing helps balance La. budget

Borrowing helps balance La. budget State treasurer says he's wary of uncertain revenue sources.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

Breitbart.com

Romney on VP Run: 'Happy to Serve My Country' if Called

When he was asked on Tuesday's "Hugh Hewitt Show," "If whoever got the nominee, if it turned out you didn't run again and they came to you and said we think you'd make the perfect vice presidential candidate ... would you do it?" Romney responded "I would always be happy to serve my country in any way that I was called upon to do.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney

NOLA.com

Journalists, ACLU sue Oklahoma over botched death penalty, The Oklahoman reports

John Walters, Jana Lewis-Harkins, Fannie Bates and Aaron Baker, from left, hold a banner during a protest at the Governor's Mansion in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, over the planned execution of two inmates.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government, Death Penalty, ACLU, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

WWL-TV New Orleans

DuBos: Jindal should apologize for 'smear campaign' over Common Core

The fight over the Common Core education standards continues in the state courts.

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Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican

The Miami Herald

Health benefit changes planned for state workers

Louisiana's state government employees and retirees face increased out-of-pocket costs, higher deductibles and new health service limitations as Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration reworks state insurance plans to keep the program from financial disaster.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Books balanced for last La. budget, with borrowing

The books on Louisiana's last budget year have been closed, but with a bit of borrowing from this year to make the numbers work.

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WNOE-FM New Orleans

Book Closes For Last Year's Louisiana Budget

The books on Louisiana's last budget year have been closed, but with a bit of borrowing from this year to make the numbers work.

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The Advocate

Stephanie Grace: a oeChartergatea probably wona t change Senate race

I wouldn't dare guess the outcome of Louisiana's high-stakes U.S. Senate race, other than to say I'm quite sure it will be a nail-biter.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Louisiana, 2012 Presidential Election

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Education advocates host town hall meeting on Common Core

Education leaders and advocates along with elected officials will hold a citywide Common Core town hall meeting to address its impact on Louisiana students.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, New Orleans, LA

UnionLeader.com

Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Gun group endorses Bob Smith

Gun Owners of America has endorsed Republican hopeful Bob Smith in his bid to return to the U.S. Senate.

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SeacoastOnline

Stratham supervisors of the Checklist in session

The Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session at the Stratham Municipal Center on Tuesday, Sept.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Advocate

WISE Council gets rough overview of funding distribution

Higher education and workforce leaders are moving closer to developing guidelines for the distribution of a new $40 million fund for Louisiana colleges and universities, but the group overseeing the WISE Fund is still tweaking its formula.

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NOLA.com

Kennedy presses police retirement system for answers on 'Edmonson Act'

State Treasurer John Kennedy is continuing to search for answers about the process that led to the Edmonson Act, which gave extra benefits to state police chief Mike Edmonson and just one other trooper.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Advocate

Panel set to look for ways to fix roads

Despite steep odds, a special panel is about to launch a study of ways to boost state aid for Louisiana's often-criticized road and bridge system.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Baton Rouge, LA, Pierre Part, LA

The Advocate

Our Views: Solid facts in dispute

Medicaid is complex, because private insurers paid by the program provide health coverage for more than 890,000 people in Louisiana.

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Related Topix: Law, Healthcare Law, Health, Medicaid, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, US Governors, Bobby Jindal

The Advocate

Stephanie Grace: Vittera s subtle message: Ia m no Jindal

On paper, Gov. Bobby Jindal and David Vitter have so much in common that a stranger might have trouble telling them apart.

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Related Topix: US Politics, David Vitter, US News, Bobby Jindal, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Democrat, Charlie Melancon, Healthcare Law, Law, 2012 Presidential Election

The Advocate

Our Views: A smear from losers

Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to derail the new Common Core academic standards continues to get a beating in court, but that isn't stopping the mudslinging by the governor and his aides, who are smearing their opponents as crooks.

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