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2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Bobby Jindal to speak at university founded by Jerry Falwell

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will speak at Liberty University, an Evangelical Christian school founded by televangelist Jerry Falwell, on May 10. Gov. Bobby Jindal will give the keynote commencement address at a nationally-recognized Evangelical Christian institution, Liberty University, in Virginia on May 10. The move may be seen by some as a way ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | The Advocate

Southeast Authority bill rewritten, gives more power to Jindal

Advocate Photo by MARK BALLARD -- State Sen. Robert Adley, R-Benton, heard testimony Wednesday on legislation that would give governors sweeping power to remove members of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authorities.

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10 hrs ago | CBS News

Rand Paul calls for more "nuance" in foreign policy

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 7, 2014.

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15 hrs ago | Reuters

Ex-con, ex-governor Edwards raises $33,000 in Louisiana run for Congress

Former Louisiana Governor, Edwin Edwards, a convicted felon now running for the U.S. Congress, has raised nearly $33,000 in donations since launching his campaign last month, according to a contribution report.

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18 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Gov. Jindal, State Superintendent at odds over Common Core

Political analyst Jim Engster addressed the difference of opinion recently made public between Gov. Bobby Jindal and State Superintendent of Education John White.

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22 hrs ago | National Public Radio

As La. Coast Recedes, Battle Rages Over Who Should Pay

Historian John Barry pushed a lawsuit alleging that oil and gas companies destroyed land that once served as a buffer protecting New Orleans from hurricanes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, New Orleans, LA, Louisiana, Natural Disasters, Flood, Oil & Gas

Tue Apr 15, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Another View -- Bobby Jindal: NH should trust parents to choose schools

Is government the servant of the people, or the master of them? That's at the heart of the case the New Hampshire Supreme Court will be considering today, regarding the Granite State's school tax credit program.

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Daily Kos

Louisiana: Where Getting Arrested for Gay Sex Has Been On the Books for 200 Yrs. And Will Remain So

It was only fourteen years ago that the last state undid its anti-miscegenation laws , despite Loving v Virginia being decided in 1967.

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The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by Patrick Dennis -- Gov. Bobby Jindal announced the

The Jindal administration embarked on a statewide initiative Monday, encouraging schools, businesses and other entities to promote health and wellness.

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Daily Kos

Bobby Jindal's Louisiana prioritizes tax cuts over child safety

The state agency charged with protecting children from abuse has neglected its own policies in thousands of cases, according to a new audit, heightening concerns among child welfare advocates who fear the Department of Children and Family Services has been stretched too thin to fulfill its function.

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BayouBuzz.com

Alleged LAGOP Vitter-McAllister's hypocrisy claim crumbles

With the sexual indiscretion of Republican Rep. Vance McAllister has come calls from some prominent Republicans for him to resign, which has spawned charges of hypocrisy from prominent Democrats.

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SFGate

5 Things to Know in Florida for April 15

Three Southern Republican governors are writing President Barack Obama to complain about newly announced Medicare Advantage payments.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

3 GOP governors blast Medicare Advantage rates

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signed the April 15 letter that says changes to Medicare Advantage payments will harm "America's seniors."

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Town Talk

Some La. lawmakers ask Gov. Jindal to shelve Common Core tests

Eight lawmakers asked Gov. Bobby Jindal on Monday to scrap plans to use tests associated with the Common Core education standards, a proposal that Jindal called 'a viable option' if the Legislature won't vote to jettison the tests.

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ThinkProgress

Louisiana Lawmakers Claim Planned Parenthood Is Using Sex Ed As A Scheme To Sell More Abortions

So far this year, Louisiana lawmakers have launched several attacks on reproductive health care.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Public gets its turn to discuss Louisiana budget

Tammy Willson and Kelly Hatfield, two mothers from northwest Louisiana, spoke to the House Appropriations Committee, which was hearing spending requests from the general public after weeks of getting information from state agencies.

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Metal Center News

9-29-2010: Nucor New DRI Plant

Nucor Corp., has selected St. James Parish, La., for the site of its planned $750 million iron making facility.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Pace of presidential prep picks up

For months, many prospective 2016 presidential candidates have been rubbing shoulders with donors, networking with party leaders, getting on TV and otherwise auditioning for the contest ahead, especially on the Republican side.

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The Daily Advertiser

Officials call rural road repairs important for economy and safety

The Quality Surface Program is a three-year, $425 million initiative to repair 1,100 miles of rural roads across the state such as Louisiana 841.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Surgical Products

La. Governor's Call To Turn University-Run Hospital System To Outside Companies Raises Questions

A year after Gov. Bobby Jindal started turning over the operations of Louisiana's university-run hospital system to outside companies, lawmakers are complaining that they have unanswered questions about the deals.

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