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  • Franklin inmate captured following chase (nola.com)
    Aug 9, 2012
    WINNSBORO, La. (AP) — A Franklin Parish inmate led deputies on a high speed chase while driving a parish vehicle after he escaped custody. Sheriff Kevin Cobb tells The News-Star (http://tnsne.ws/N9ve4j ) Jimmy McCall, booked into Franklin Parish ...
    nola.com
  • R. Peter Straus, Radio Pioneer, Dies at 89 (nytimes.com)
    Aug 9, 2012
    His father, who became director of the United States Housing Authority under President Franklin D. Roosevelt and a New York ... who went down on the Titanic in 1912, was a congressman and co-owner of Macy’s; another, Oscar Solomon, was ...
    New York Times
  • Congressman Issa Goes After the Greatest Generation -- He Just Couldn't Hold It In (huffingtonget.com)
    Aug 8, 2012
    Last week, GOP Congressman Darrell Issa of California ... the GOPers must be asking, "You know, the one that said 'Go after President Franklin Roosevelt as much you can: Accuse him of hijacking the Constitution, planting the seeds of socialism, and ...
    Huffington Post
  • Stewart challenges DesJarlais to 4th District debates
    Aug 8, 2012
    MURFREESBORO — Congressman Scott DesJarlais is not responding favorably to a request by state Sen. Eric Stewart to meet him in three debates before the Nov. 6 election. Stewart, a Franklin County Democrat who captured the party’s nomination ...
    Shreveport Times
  • Bank scandals tarnish London's reputation (hosted2.ap.org)
    Aug 7, 2012
    "It seems to be that every big trading disaster happens in London," U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney told the House Financial Services Committee as it investigated JPMorgan's losses. And now Standard Chartered, that most predictably ...
    Associated Press
  • Composer Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68 in LA (nyget.com)
    Aug 7, 2012
    The Julliard School of Music graduate even reached into the pop world, writing the No. 1 R&B hit "Break It to Me Gently" with Carole Bayer Sager for Aretha Franklin. He won the 1974 Grammys for best new artist and song of the year, "The Way We Were ...
    New York Post
  • Marvin Hamlisch dies days before 'Nutty Professor' show (abclocal.go.com)
    Aug 7, 2012
    Hamlisch even reached into the pop world, writing the No. 1 R&B hit "Break It to Me Gently" with Carole Bayer Sager for Aretha Franklin. He won the 1974 Grammys for best new artist and song of the year, "The Way We Were," performed by Barbra Streisand.
    Abc Local Web
  • Relatives speak of those killed in temple shooting (hosted2.ap.org)
    Aug 7, 2012
    "I'll miss her so much," said 42-year-old Manpreet Kaur, of Franklin, who described herself as Paramjit Kaur's closest friend. They are not related. Manpreet Kaur said that when she gave birth to her son this year, Paramjit Kaur would visit her ...
    Associated Press
  • And Seize 200 as Negro Attends Classes; (movies.nytimes.com)
    Aug 7, 2012
    Dr. Vernon B. Harrison, director of the Student Health Service ... Members of the Ku Klux Klan and similar racist groups in Alabama and northern Louisiana reportedly had threatened to join the opposition against Mr. Meredith's enrollment.
    New York Times
  • From State Legislature to City Council (bestofneworleans.com)
    Aug 6, 2012
    Helena Moreno told the website Uptown Messenger that she would not be running for the District B seat on the New Orleans City Council. In most of Louisiana's major cities ... drew a salary of $31,101 as a state representative last year.
    bestofneworleans.com
  • EYES ON LONDON: Electric night in 100-meter dash (hosted2.ap.org)
    Aug 5, 2012
    Missy Franklin's breakout performance in the London Games has given the grief-stricken town of Aurora, Colo., a whole lot to smile about. Franklin capped a brilliant Olympic debut with a gold medal in the 4x100 individual medley relay on ...
    Associated Press
  • Book review: The illuminating 'Betrayal of the American Dream' (latimes.com)
    Aug 4, 2012
    Barlett and James B. Steele lament on nearly every page of their new ... once performed by the guy next door — including your friendly customer service representative, who these days might answer your queries from Bangalore.
    Los Angeles Times
  • Sarah Palin campaigns for Sarah Steelman in Missouri (articles.latimes.com)
    Aug 4, 2012
    "I can't tell you how many people have called me to ask who to vote for because they don't know that much about the candidates," said Bill Lant, a Republican state representative for ... lightly," said state Rep. Diane Franklin. "People have that same ...
    Los Angeles Times
  • Sarah Palin campaigns for Sarah Steelman in Missouri (latimes.com)
    Aug 3, 2012
    "I can't tell you how many people have called me to ask who to vote for because they don't know that much about the candidates," said Bill Lant, a Republican state representative ... Diane Franklin. "People have that same sense Palin will ...
    Los Angeles Times
  • Additional security measures in place for Oklahoma Congressman John Sullivan after threat (therepublic.com)
    Aug 2, 2012
    Vaughn Jennings said Thursday that the congressman's office is cooperating with investigators. He declined further comment. A complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Tulsa by the United States Capitol Police alleges that 52-year-old Wayne Franklin Miles ...
    Republic
  • Lightner seeks retraction from rival in November election (lajollalight.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    La Jolla’s city council representative, Sherri Lightner (D-District 1), called for Republican challenger Ray Ellis to issue a retraction to a statement his campaign released Aug. 1 regarding her voting record on Proposition B, claiming the ...
    La Jolla
  • Deacon Herbert Franklin Patterson Sr. (obits.nola.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    PATTERSON Deacon Herbert Franklin Patterson ... in Baton Rouge, LA. in the arms of his loving, caretaker and devoted wife Martha Square Patterson. He served as Chairman and Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Deacons of the Little Zion B.C. Retiree of ...
    nola.com
  • Deacon Herbert Franklin Patterson Sr. (obits.nola.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    PATTERSON Deacon Herbert Franklin Patterson ... in Baton Rouge, LA. in the arms of his loving, caretaker and devoted wife Martha Square Patterson. He served as Chairman and Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Deacons of the Little Zion B.C. Retiree of ...
    nola.com
  • State officials ready for peak of hurricane season (nola.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    Representatives from the state police, the National Guard and the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries say they are also on standby. Gen. Glenn H. Curtis said the Louisiana National Guard's mission is "one team, one fight." Hurricane season starts in ...
    nola.com
  • La. officials prepared for peak of hurricane season but urge citizens to have emergency plan (therepublic.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    Representatives from the state police, the National Guard and the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries say they are also on standby. Gen. Glenn H. Curtis said the Louisiana National Guard's mission is "one team, one fight." Hurricane season starts in ...
    Republic
  • Texas Toast: What A Tea Party Candidate’s Win Means For Washington (The Note) (abcnews.go.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    Tim Pawlenty and Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan.  WATCH Jon Karl’s “Good Morning ... Chris Christie, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, and New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez head to Aspen ...
    ABC News
  • Marvin Lewis gets two-year extension as Bengals coach (articles.latimes.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    "Part of what was troubling here is there was knowledge of the representatives or third parties being involved ... Calabrese, a senior, was charged with a misdemeanor count of intimidation. J.B. Williams of Danville, Ky., shot a seven-under 65 to take ...
    Los Angeles Times
  • Romblon Sets Celebration of National Heritage Month in Marble Stone; A Feastday a la Mama Sita’s at a Mango Farm (journal.com.ph)
    Aug 1, 2012
    Firmalo, vice governor Manuel Madrid, Sangguniang Panlalawigan member Samuel Romero (representing congressman Eleandro Jesus Madrona ... Famini, who sang “Litrato nga Luma;” Ella Marie B. Muros, who gave a reading of the poems “Ikaw Lang Handum ...
    The Journal Group Online
  • EYES ON LONDON: Kerri Walsh Jennings' pinkeye play (hosted2.ap.org)
    Aug 1, 2012
    A Colorado town shaken by a mass shooting in a movie theater has something to celebrate — a gold medal won by local swimming star, Missy Franklin. Franklin, 17, attends Aurora's Regis Jesuit High School and lives in the nearby Denver suburb of Centennial.
    Associated Press
  • Gore Vidal, celebrated author, playwright, dies (hosted2.ap.org)
    Aug 1, 2012
    His father, Gene Vidal, served briefly in President Franklin Roosevelt's administration and was ... Gingrich's praise was contrasted by fellow conservative Rep. Michele Bachmann, who alleged she was so put off by Vidal's "Burr" that she switched ...
    Associated Press
  • GOP congressman from Ky. resigns, cites family (nola.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican congressman Geoff Davis of Kentucky has resigned, citing a family health issue. Davis had previously announced he would retire this year from Congress. He says in a statement issued Tuesday that a family health issue has ...
    nola.com
  • AURORA CHEERS (hosted2.ap.org)
    Aug 1, 2012
    A Colorado town shaken by a mass shooting in a movie theater has something to celebrate — a gold medal won by local swimming star, Missy Franklin. Franklin, 17, attends Aurora's Regis Jesuit High School and lives in the nearby Denver suburb of Centennial.
    Associated Press
  • 'X-Factor' winner Melanie Amaro's debut single: 'Don't Fail Me Now' (latimes.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    More puzzling is this need to push Amaro into dance territory, which is currently overcrowded by almost every pop/R&B diva. It was never in her ... her oddly singing a club mix of Aretha Franklin’s “Respect.” “Don’t Fail Me Now ...
    Los Angeles Times
  • Enelda Lee Nellum (obits.nola.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    Zion B.C., and Employees of Swiss Bakery are all invited to attend the Funeral Service at Franklin Ave. B.C. - 2515 Franklin Ave., New Orleans, LA on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Visitation from 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Interment: Private Burial.
    nola.com
  • Billy Graham Is Not an Anti-Gay Bigot (huffingtonget.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    At the time of the Amendment One ad, official Billy biographer William Martin told the Associated Press that he believed the words were not those of Billy's son and current BGEA President Franklin ... and placed by BGEA representatives), or read a BGEA ...
    Huffington Post
  • US shooters competing with Aurora in mind (nola.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    Swimming gold medalist Missy Franklin, a Colorado native ... Tech massacre and last year's Tucson shooting that killed six and seriously injured U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona. "Yes, they've chosen a livelihood in which a firearm is a necessity ...
    nola.com
  • A Total of 2,612 People Cast Votes Here in Franklin County (heraldchronicle.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    Tennessee House of Representatives, District 92-Mary Rene Baxter, Vicki C. Cain and Anita Tipton. Franklin County General Election  Public Defender-Jeff Harmon, Democratic. County Commissioner District 5 Seat B-Tim “Rambo” Carpenter and Sherwood F.
    Herald Chronicle
  • College-Bound? Discover Inside Tips and Exclusive Offers at CollegeWeekLive BACK TO SCHOOL Powered by Intel Thursday, August 9 (bloomberg.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    CollegeWeekLive BACK TO SCHOOL powered by Intel also enables students to chat live online with admissions representatives from 212 participating ... University of California, Riverside Franklin and Marshall College University of California ...
    Bloomberg
  • About The Times' editorial board (latimes.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    We demand accountability from the people's representatives in government ... She was previously a staff writer for The Washington Post's Style section. She has a B.A. in the history of science from Harvard University and lives in Brentwood.
    Los Angeles Times
  • EYES ON LONDON: Twitter uproar, Bieber and judo (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 31, 2012
    Missy Franklin added some star power to her fan base during her breakout performance in the pool. Teen idol Justin Bieber tweets: "Heard (at)FranklinMissy is a fan of mine. Now I'm a fan of hers too! CONGRATS on winning GOLD! (Hashtag ...
    Associated Press
  • Congressman asks Jindal to expand La. Medicaid (knoe.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A New Orleans congressman is asking Gov ... Former Greenville Schools Superintendent Harvey Franklin Sr. has pleaded guilty to overpaying the owner of a Conyers, Ga., reading company and getting more than $47,000 back in bribes ...
    KNOE TV8
  • Letters to the editor, July 31 (stltoday.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    I support U.S. Rep. Russ Carnahan because he is an exemplary public servant ... We need courageous politicians who will imitate Franklin Roosevelt's programs to deal directly with economic problems and ignore the idea that dealing with huge problems ...
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • La Crosse man banned from get office as part of threat sentence (lacrossetribune.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    A La Crosse man found guilty of causing a bomb scare is banned ... where he yelled and demanded to see the congressman. When one of Kind’s staffers blocked Weber and pushed him out the door, he threatened that they were all “gonners,” according ...
    La Crosse Tribune
  • Olympic champions have a history with Hollywood (latimes.com)
    Jul 30, 2012
    If swimmers Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Missy Franklin or gymnast Gabrielle Douglas take ... Tall and muscular, he got to show off his gold-medal body as a model and representative for BVD undies in 1929. That same year, he wore just a ...
    Los Angeles Times
  • Moreno for District B? (bestofneworleans.com)
    Jul 30, 2012
    The contest for the District B seat on the New Orleans City Council became a three-way race last week when Dana Kaplan, executive director of the Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana ... name has surfaced: State Rep. Helena Moreno.
    bestofneworleans.com
  • Syria resurrects 'mother of all' catchphrase (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 28, 2012
    And inventor-founding father Benjamin Franklin used it to raise gluttony to new levels, in an entry in Poor Richard's Almanac in 1755. "A full belly," Franklin wrote, "is the mother of all evil."
    Associated Press
  • House candidates embrace role as sacrificial lambs (online.wsj.com)
    Jul 28, 2012
    There could be an unforeseen development. In 2008, for example, Republican lawyer Joseph Cao shocked Louisiana's political establishment when he defeated longtime Democratic. Rep. William Jefferson, who had been indicted for corruption. Low voter turnout ...
    Wall Street Journal
  • La. proposes three options for extending state Highway 3132 (shreveporttimes.com)
    Jul 28, 2012
    Representatives of the project team ... much of it to tighten up the curves and make things work.” Alternate B would begin as Alternate A but, instead of tying into La. 1, proposes two routes that both would tie into Interstate 69 near ...
    Shreveport Times
  • Obama and Clinton meet at fundraisers (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 28, 2012
    Clinton was there hosting a fundraiser for Rep. John Lewis, the Democratic congressman from ... Oregon, Washington and Louisiana. His estimated total from that fundraising swing was at least $7 million.
    Associated Press
  • 2 US climbers missing on Peru high peak (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 27, 2012
    and a thirst for glory can darken our better judgment more than the blackness of night." Associated Press writer Franklin Briceno contributed to this report.
    Associated Press
  • My Muslim Identity (huffingtonget.com)
    Jul 27, 2012
    Representative Michele Bachmann and the four other Republican members of Congress falsely connecting Abedin to the Muslim Brotherhood are not alone in their association of Muslims with terrorists. Louisiana Rep. Valarie Hodges recently withdrew ...
    Huffington Post
  • 10-Q: AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER CO INC (marketwatch.com)
    Jul 27, 2012
    The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation called the Transparency ... plans or federal implementation plans that impose more stringent standards, (b) additional rulemaking activities in response to court decisions, (c) the actual ...
    Marketwatch
  • 2 US climbers missing on Peru high peak (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 27, 2012
    and a thirst for glory can darken our better judgment more than the blackness of night." Associated Press writer Franklin Briceno contributed to this report.
    Associated Press
  • Over 1100 World & Nation's Best Athletes … - YAHOO! (news.yahoo.com)
    Jul 27, 2012
    WORLD CHAMPIONS ENTERED INCLUDE ATHLETE OF YEAR JAZZ GREAT NOLAN SHAHEED (LEAD TRUMPET FOR COUNT BASIE, STEVIE WONDER, ARETHA FRANKLIN, DIANA ROSS ... VIDEOS OF MASTERS ATHLETES NOW AVAILABLE FOR B-ROLL LISLE, Ill., July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire ...
    YAHOO!
  • House fiscal conservatives set up PAC for efforts (nola.com)
    Jul 27, 2012
    The effort, led by Lake Charles Rep. Brett Geymann, is designed to push for changes in the way Louisiana spends its money. Lawmakers in the group object to the use of patchwork, one-time funding to pay for ongoing programs and services and have criticized Gov.
    nola.com
  • House fiscal conservatives set up PAC for efforts (nola.com)
    Jul 27, 2012
    The effort, led by Lake Charles Rep. Brett Geymann, is designed to push for changes in the way Louisiana spends its money. Lawmakers in the group object to the use of patchwork, one-time funding to pay for ongoing programs and services and have criticized Gov.
    nola.com
  • Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V. Announces Annual General Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting (marketwatch.com)
    Jul 27, 2012
    S.A.B. de C.V. (GAP) operates 12 airports throughout Mexico's Pacific region, including the major cities of Guadalajara and Tijuana, the four tourist destinations of Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, La Paz and Manzanillo, and six other mid-sized ...
    Marketwatch
  • Sources: Rep. Helena Moreno eying a run for District B council seat (bestofneworleans.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    The contest for the District B seat on the New Orleans City Council became a three-way race this morning when Dana Kaplan, executive director of the Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana ... that of State Rep. Helena Moreno.
    bestofneworleans.com
  • Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V. Announces Annual General Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting (finance.yahoo.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. (GAP) operates 12 airports throughout Mexico’s Pacific region, including the major cities of Guadalajara and Tijuana, the four tourist destinations of Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, La Paz and ...
    Yahoo Finance
  • Ex-Rep. Bob Livingston donates papers to Tulane (nola.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Bob Livingston, who spent 22 years in Congress, has donated his congressional papers to the Louisiana Research Collection at Tulane University, his alma mater. Livingston was first elected to the House of ...
    nola.com
  • Overseas voting in 24 states vulnerable to hackers (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 25, 2012
    Colorado, Delaware, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and South Carolina are least prepared to catch problems and protect voter enfranchisement, the study showed. Minnesota, New Hampshire, Ohio, Vermont and Wisconsin are in the best shape.
    Associated Press
  • In sister cities, rivalry moves beyond gridiron (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 25, 2012
    The two Texarkanas — with names forged from Texas, Arkansas and nearby Louisiana — have managed to work together over the years, even though they function as separate cities. They have their own police forces and fire departments ...
    Associated Press
  • Franklin man arrested after his parents found with their throats cut (greenfieldreporter.com)
    Jul 24, 2012
    FRANKLIN, La. — A 36-year-old man has been arrested after his parents were found with their throats cut. WAFB TV reports (http://bit.ly/PcxYvD) Eric Vining of Franklin was arrested at his home around 2 p.m. Monday. Deputies said they responded ...
    Greenfield Daily Reporter
  • Beloved New Zealand author Margaret Mahy dies (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 24, 2012
    In 1968, American editor Sarah Gross discovered "A Lion in the Meadow" and the following year Franklin Watts published five of her stories as picture books, launching her international career. Mahy later began writing junior fiction and adolescent novels.
    Associated Press
  • Oil price falls on renewed concerns about Europe (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 23, 2012
    Gasoline prices may rise this week following a fire at a Louisiana refinery that forced owner Valero Energy Corp. to shut it down. Valero spokesman Bill Day said the Meraux, La., refinery was taken offline after catching fire early Sunday morning.
    Associated Press
  • Romney's Tea Party Test: Who Will Speak at His Convention? (theatlantic.com)
    Jul 23, 2012
    If the Tea Party was putting on the Republican National Convention next month in Tampa, Florida, the lineup might look like this: former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin; Rep. Michele Bachmann ... Marco Rubio and Louisiana Gov.
    Atlantic Online
  • KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports2012 ESSENCE Music Festival: Four Days Of Entertainment, Empowerment And Culture (ksla.com)
    Jul 23, 2012
    Kirk Franklin, Steve Harvey, Rep. Maxine Waters, Vanessa Williams, Rev. Al Sharpton, Soledad O'Brien and more. The Festival concluded on Sunday, July 8th, with a once in a lifetime ensemble comprised of Chaka Khan and The R&B Divas who paid tribute ...
    KSLA
  • Louisiana Coastal Director Says BP Must Pay To The Max (huffingtonget.com)
    Jul 21, 2012
    Under it, 80 percent of the Clean Water Act penalties that BP must pay will be devoted to restoration in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and Texas. Wes Kungel, regional representative for Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu, said CWA ...
    Huffington Post
  • Louisiana Coastal Director Says BP Must Pay To The Max (huffingtonget.com)
    Jul 21, 2012
    Under it, 80 percent of the Clean Water Act penalties that BP must pay will be devoted to restoration in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and Texas. Wes Kungel, regional representative for Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu, said CWA penalties against ...
    Huffington Post
  • St. Clair Chamber Hosting Candidate Forum (emissourian.com)
    Jul 21, 2012
    All but one of the Republicans seeking office as either a Franklin County 1st or 2nd District commissioner ... Instead, she is running for state representative in the 109th District. One Democrat is seeking the 2nd District commissioner seat but has ...
    Washington Missourian
  • Pa. Rep. Michael Gerber won't run for re-election (pennlive.com)
    Jul 20, 2012
    Rep. Michael Gerber announced Thursday that he is accepting a position at the Franklin Square Capital Partners investment firm in Philadelphia. Gerber is in his fourth term in the House of Representatives. He was elected in 2004 after defeating incumbent ...
    PennLive.com
  • Panhandle counties wary of state tampering with BP funds (nwfdailynews.com)
    Jul 20, 2012
    OKALOOSA ISLAND — Representatives from eight Northwest Florida counties ... and will be split among Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. The first pot will be divided into grants obtained through competitive bids, while the second will ...
    NW Florida Daily News
  • WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports2012 ESSENCE Music Festival: Four Days Of Entertainment, Empowerment And Culture (wafb.com)
    Jul 19, 2012
    Kirk Franklin, Steve Harvey, Rep. Maxine Waters, Vanessa Williams, Rev. Al Sharpton, Soledad O'Brien and more. The Festival concluded on Sunday, July 8th, with a once in a lifetime ensemble comprised of Chaka Khan and The R&B Divas who paid tribute ...
    WAFB.com
  • Rep. Jeff Landry's stand on LGBT issues criticized by his brother (bestofneworleans.com)
    Jul 19, 2012
    This fall, Rep. Jeff Landry, R-New Iberia ... Last week, Landry grabbed more headlines when he asked Dr. Joseph Savoie, president of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL) to drop the school’s new sociology minor in lesbian, gay ...
    bestofneworleans.com
  • Veeps Wielding Pens (nytimes.com)
    Jul 19, 2012
    Bobby Jindal, the governor of Louisiana, sounds kind of charming when he’s ... for having read the entire oeuvre of the premier budget wonk in the House of Representatives in less than an hour. “Young Guns” begins on March 11, 2010 ...
    New York Times
  • Condoleezza Rice tops Republican poll for Mitt Romney’s running mate  (nydailynews.com)
    Jul 18, 2012
    Chris Christie (8 percent) and Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan (8 percent), according to a Fox News Poll released Wednesday. Other names that have been bandied about fared worse. Louisiana Gov ... president of Susan B. Anthony List, an anti-abortion group ...
    New York Daily News
  • Slain Texas doctor's family knew about problems (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 18, 2012
    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The family of Dr. Joseph Sonnier III had gathered in Louisiana for his funeral when they heard the news: Police had accused another doctor of paying to have him killed. The doctor, Thomas Michael Dixon, was arrested this ...
    Associated Press
  • Campaign cash fuels speculation of Weiner comeback (online.wsj.com)
    Jul 18, 2012
    But for former Rep. Anthony Weiner, the question lingers — will it be ... White House intern Monica Lewinsky threatened his presidency. And in 2010, Republican Louisiana Sen. David Vitter won re-election despite revelations a few years earlier that ...
    Wall Street Journal
  • Sex, drugs and religion: How VPs are vetted (content.usatoday.com)
    Jul 18, 2012
    Frank's work included vetting Sarah Palin, who was deemed "high risk, high reward" by A.B. Culvahouse, the man in charge of ... Portman was trade representative and budget director in the Bush administration. Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty ...
    USA Today
  • Republicans Have Fundraising Lead in Franklin County House Races (emissourian.com)
    Jul 18, 2012
    The Republican incumbents for Missouri House seats in Franklin County are substantially spending and fundraising more than their Democratic opponents for the upcoming November general election. Rep. Paul Curtman, R-Pacific, has no opponent for this August ...
    Washington Missourian
  • Clowney goes No. 1 in hypothetical 2012 college football Mock Draft (sportsillustrated.cnn.com)
    Jul 17, 2012
    Louisiana-Monroe: WR Marqise Lee ... who missed Clemson's 2011 loss to NC State because of a shoulder injury.) 24. Kent State: QB James Franklin, Jr., Missouri People don't seem to truly appreciate the numbers Franklin put up in his first ...
    CNN Sports Illustrated
  • Franklin County board picks Mark Church as interim schools chief (roanoke.com)
    Jul 17, 2012
    ROCKY MOUNT - The Franklin County School Board during a specially called ... The three dissenting members walked out in protest following last week's vote. Snow Creek District representative G.B. Washburn said before Monday's meeting that he was ready ...
    Roanoke Times
  • Soul great Aretha Franklin says wants to judge 'American Idol' (articles.chicagotribune.com)
    Jul 16, 2012
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin said on Saturday that she is interested ... became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Representatives from Fox and FreemantleMedia, the production company behind ...
    Chicago Tribune
  • Soul great Aretha Franklin says wants to judge 'American Idol' (articles.orlandosentinel.com)
    Jul 16, 2012
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin said on Saturday that she is interested ... became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Representatives from Fox and FreemantleMedia, the production company behind ...
    Orlando Sentinel
  • Soul great Aretha Franklin says wants to judge 'American Idol' (chicagotribune.com)
    Jul 16, 2012
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin said on Saturday that she is interested ... became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Representatives from Fox and FreemantleMedia, the production company behind ...
    Chicago Tribune
  • Anthony Weiner's comeback: our long national nightmares are getting shorter (guardian.co.uk)
    Jul 16, 2012
    Jenkins was President Lyndon B Johnson's top aide in the runup to the 1964 election. A long-term confidante of Johnson and former House representative for Texas ... the former Louisiana governor has said he wants his old job back.
    The Guardian
  • Obama, Romney trade accusations of dishonesty (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 16, 2012
    Romney was wrapping up a weekend at his New Hampshire lake house and planned to raise money on Monday with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal — one possible candidate for his running mate. Obama was scheduled to campaign in Cincinnati two days before ...
    Associated Press
  • Gov. Jindal rehabs image by focusing on Louisiana (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 16, 2012
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Bobby Jindal's rough national debut seems long forgotten. Louisiana's youthful governor routinely now receives praise in GOP circles across the nation. He's being cast as a knowledgeable policy wonk with strong ...
    Associated Press
  • Soul great Aretha Franklin says wants to judge "American Idol" (wsbt.com)
    Jul 15, 2012
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin said on Saturday that she is interested ... became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Representatives from Fox and FreemantleMedia, the production company behind ...
    22 WSBT
  • Soul great Aretha Franklin says wants to judge "American Idol" (baltimoresun.com)
    Jul 15, 2012
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin said on Saturday that she is interested ... became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Representatives from Fox and FreemantleMedia, the production company behind ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Agencies Work Together to Give ‘Tools to Succeed’ (emissourian.com)
    Jul 14, 2012
    To help combat hunger in Franklin County, representatives from several area organizations teamed up to create the Franklin County Hunger Task Force (FCHTF). The group, which was formed in the fall of 2010, has representatives from all over the county who ...
    Washington Missourian
  • Meramec Lakes Hosts Franklin County Junior Golf Tournament (emissourian.com)
    Jul 13, 2012
    We’re really starting to reach kids throughout Franklin County, not just Washington.” Representatives from Meramec Lakes, Wolf Hollow Golf Club, Franklin County Country Club and Sullivan Golf Club are involved in the program. The program is open to ...
    Washington Missourian
  • Tea Party Rep. Jeff Landry to Battle Establishment Rep. Charles Boustany in Louisiana (breitbart.com)
    Jul 13, 2012
    Newly-elected Louisiana Tea Party Congressman Jeff Landry showed he ... In contrast, Boustany has received considerably less conservative ratings of 63%, 84%, B, 66%, and B from the same respective organizations. And on social conservative ...
    Big Hollywood
  • Franklin's rehab is on target (stltoday.com)
    Jul 13, 2012
    1 at home against Southeastern Louisiana and begin Southeastern Conference play a week later, when Georgia visits Faurot Field. Coach Gary Pinkel will presumably update Franklin's status at the SEC media days next week in Birmingham, Ala.
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Guns of outlaws Bonnie and Clyde to be auctioned (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 13, 2012
    The brown leatherette box was inside the Ford automobile the gangsters were riding in when a posse of lawmen riddled it with bullets on a Louisiana road. Also in the auction is a letter that Clyde wrote to his brother L.C. Barrow on the back of ...
    Associated Press
  • Franklin's rehab is on target (stltoday.com)
    Jul 13, 2012
    1 at home against Southeastern Louisiana and begin Southeastern Conference play a week later, when Georgia visits Faurot Field. Coach Gary Pinkel will presumably update Franklin's status at the SEC media days next week in Birmingham, Ala.
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival Electrifies City of New Orleans With Four Days of Entertainment, Empowerment and Culture (finance.yahoo.com)
    Jul 12, 2012
    The Festival featured A-list R&B, pop and soul musicians, buzzed-about new comers and some of the nation's most influential speakers, artists, authors, innovators, educators and leaders.  New programs for 2012 included the "New & Next" youth ...
    Yahoo Finance
  • 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival Electrifies City of New Orleans With Four Days of Entertainment, Empowerment and Culture (prnewswire.com)
    Jul 12, 2012
    The Festival featured A-list R&B, pop and soul musicians, buzzed-about new comers and some of the nation's most influential speakers, artists, authors, innovators, educators and leaders.  New programs for 2012 included the "New & Next" youth concert ...
    PR Newswire
  • 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival Electrifies City of New Orleans With Four Days of Entertainment, Empowerment and Culture (marketwatch.com)
    Jul 12, 2012
    Immediately following Franklin's impeccable headlining performance, Chaka returned for a sixty-minute encore performance with The R&B Divas, comprised of Faith Evans, Nicci Gilbert, Monifah Carter, Syleenah Johnson and Keke Wyatt, where together ...
    Marketwatch
  • Repeal of Health Care Law Approved, Again, by House (nytimes.com)
    Jul 12, 2012
    Representative John Fleming, Republican of Louisiana, said the law “never would have gotten ... Representative Charles B. Rangel, a New York Democrat and strong supporter of the 2010 law, said members of his party had made “a lot of mistakes ...
    New York Times
  • Movie tax credit projects to be checked for abuse (nola.com)
    Jul 12, 2012
    discussed an audit from earlier this year that determined the company had misrepresented millions of dollars in expenses to qualify for tax credits provided to movies filmed in Louisiana. Representatives of Barry Kern, who was running the ...
    nola.com
  • Judge continues to block Mississippi abortion law (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 11, 2012
    If the clinic closed, the closest clinics to Jackson are about 200 miles away, in Louisiana, Tennessee and Alabama. Mississippi physicians who perform fewer than 10 abortions a month can avoid having their offices regulated as an abortion clinic ...
    Associated Press
  • Scientists to protect rare snake in St. Lucia (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 10, 2012
    "I think saying 'rarest' is a good way to bring attention to a desperate situation, but whether it really is the rarest, I don't think you can say for sure," said Crother, interim biology department director at Southeastern Louisiana University.
    Associated Press
  • Franklin Co. School Board dismisses Superintendent Charles Lackey (roanoke.com)
    Jul 10, 2012
    Superintendent Lackey 'vindicated' after no charges filed (May 30, 2012) Charles Lackey to answer to Franklin County School Board (April ... William Helm and G.B. Washburn -- walked out of the meeting after the vote. Lackey's contract stipulated that ...
    Roanoke Times
  • Franklin Co. superintendent dismissed, 'knew that it was a possibility' (roanoke.com)
    Jul 10, 2012
    ROCKY MOUNT — The Franklin County School Board on Monday night voted to fire ... The three board members who voted to keep Lackey — P.D. Hambrick, William Helm and G.B. Washburn — walked out of the meeting after the vote.Lackey’s contract ...
    Roanoke Times
  • Essence Music Fest: Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige and D’Angelo Rock New Orleans (entertainment.time.com)
    Jul 9, 2012
    Franklin ... Louisiana—with three near-accidents and a flat tire along the way—just to see him perform. “It used to be R. Kelly, but now [Trey Songz] is my number one,” she said. Best Cameo: During a Saturday-night performance by sex ...
    Time
  • ARETHA FRANKLIN HONOURED AT ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL (express.co.uk)
    Jul 9, 2012
    Soul star ARETHA FRANKLIN was honoured for her lengthy career at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana on Sunday (08Jul12). The Think singer took to the stage during the R&B and soul event to perform a string of her hits, but she halted her ...
    express.co.uk
  • ARETHA FRANKLIN HONOURED AT ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL (express.co.uk)
    Jul 9, 2012
    Soul star ARETHA FRANKLIN was honoured for her lengthy career at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana on Sunday (08Jul12). The Think singer took to the stage during the R&B and soul event to perform a string of her hits, but she halted her ...
    express.co.uk
  • Essence Music Fest: Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige and D’Angelo Rock New Orleans (entertainment.time.com)
    Jul 9, 2012
    Franklin ... Louisiana—with three near-accidents and a flat tire along the way—just to see him perform. “It used to be R. Kelly, but now [Trey Songz] is my number one,” she said. Best Cameo: During a Saturday-night performance by sex ...
    Time
  • Aretha Franklin honoured at Essence Music Festival (music.msn.com)
    Jul 9, 2012
    Soul star Aretha Franklin was honoured for her lengthy career at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana on Sunday (08Jul12).The Think singer took to the stage during the R&B and soul event to perform a string of her hits, but she halted her ...
    MSN Music
  • R&B's Anthony Hamilton among Essence Fest closers (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 9, 2012
    "This is such a huge accomplishment for me that didn't come easily." The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, R&B superstar Chaka Khan, gospel great Kirk Franklin and Fantasia also perform Sunday at the festival, which is in its 18th year. Hamilton ...
    Associated Press
  • 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival: Four Days Of Entertainment, Empowerment And Culture (sacbee.com)
    Jul 8, 2012
    Kirk Franklin, Steve Harvey, Rep. Maxine Waters, Vanessa Williams, Rev. Al Sharpton, Soledad O'Brien and more. The Festival concluded on Sunday, July 8th, with a once in a lifetime ensemble comprised of Chaka Khan and The R&B Divas who paid ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • The 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival Presented By Coca-Cola Brings The "Power" To New Orleans July 5, 6, 7 & 8 (marketwatch.com)
    Jul 8, 2012
    The 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival will once again offer a world class musical line up which includes the legendary Aretha Franklin, Mary J ... The Superdome's main stage for the first time; R&B and soul music king and ESSENCE Music Festival ...
    Marketwatch
  • Politics column for Sunday, 7/8 (theadvocate.com)
    Jul 8, 2012
    State Rep. Brett Geymann, R-Lake Charles, moved into Stelly’s chair in the Louisiana House when he succeeded him ... “The Essence of Essence Award” to legendary singer Aretha Franklin. Dardenne said Franklin is the “essence” of what the annual ...
    theadvocate.com
  • Our Political Black Hole (nytimes.com)
    Jul 8, 2012
    “It’s disheartening that a large number of fairly intelligent people could do such a thing,” said Leon Lederman, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist, when the budget-cutting House of Representatives ... Bobby Jindal of Louisiana called it ...
    New York Times
  • Analysis: Republicans hope jobs rate drops Obama (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 7, 2012
    Franklin D. Roosevelt was the last president to win re-election with so much joblessness. Voters ousted Presidents Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush when the jobless rate was well under 8 percent. And it's not as if Obama can divert the nation's ...
    Associated Press
  • Republican Representative McCotter leaves Congress (article.wn.com)
    Jul 7, 2012
    Cadillac later departed to serve as the French governor of Louisiana from 1710 to 1716 ... Economic Analysis estimated Michigan's 2010 gross state product at $384.1 B. In November 2011, the state's unemployment rate was 9.8%.
    Worldnews.com
  • Tepid jobs data set a tone for presidential debate (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 6, 2012
    Obama could face the highest unemployment rate on Election Day of any president since Franklin Delano Roosevelt. But his aides argue that the trend line is more important than the actual number. Jimmy Carter lost his re-election bid in 1980 to ...
    Associated Press
  • The Rev. Franklin B. Gillespie, Presbyterian minister (philly.com)
    Jul 6, 2012
    The Rev. Franklin B. Gillespie, 97, of Newtown Square ... and then was national field representative for Presbyterian Publications. From 1981 to 1989, he was assistant to the pastor at Swarthmore Presbyterian Church. He served on the committee ...
    Philadelphia Daily News
  • Rising R&B stars debut at Essence Fest in Big Easy (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 6, 2012
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The first of four nights spotlighting R&B music kicked off Thursday with performances ... was geared toward veterans in the industry, including Aretha Franklin, Charlie Wilson and Mary J. Blige. For the first time in more ...
    Associated Press
  • Louisiana House Reps. support the "Save the Picayune" movement (bestofneworleans.com)
    Jul 5, 2012
    New “Save the Picayune” campaign-style yard signs that will be popping up around town this week are being funded by an unlikely source — five New Orleans-area members of the Louisiana House of Representatives. Asked if there’s any ...
    bestofneworleans.com
  • Essence Fest back in New Orleans for another year (wwltv.com)
    Jul 5, 2012
    Blige, Aretha Franklin, Ledisi, Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, Chaka Khan, Trey Songz and D'Angelo, who last month gave his first live performance in the United States in 12 years at Bonnaroo. R&B singer-songwriter Vivian Green said she's looking ...
    WWL-TV
  • Countrywide Gave Lawmakers, Officials Hundreds Of Discount Loans (npr.org)
    Jul 5, 2012
    The Journal adds that "the findings are part of a final report on the VIP program issued by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, headed by Rep. Darrell Issa ... "According to 18 U.S.C. § 201(b), 'whoever directly or indirectly ...
    NPR News
  • List of discount mortgage recipients (necn.com)
    Jul 5, 2012
    Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, was an exception. He told the VIP unit not to give him a discount, and he did not receive one. —Former heads of Fannie Mae James Johnson, Daniel Mudd and Franklin Raines. Countrywide took a loss on Mudd's loan. Fannie ...
    NECN
  • Visitors turn out despite high temperatures in DC (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 4, 2012
    At 4 p.m. a youth group from a church in New Brunswick, Canada, sang and played guitar in Franklin Square with a sign on their guitar case reading, "Need a dollar, take a dollar." They planned to go to the fireworks on the National Mall as a ...
    Associated Press
  • Issuing a challenge to ensure peace outside our borders (thewesterlysun.com)
    Jul 4, 2012
    On July 4, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt challenged his audience at ... on the fourth day of July, the Representatives of the several States in Congress assembled, declaring our independence, asserted that a decent respect for the ...
    Westerly Sun
  • Jindal’s Louisiana Vouchers Face Growing Legal Backlash (tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com)
    Jul 3, 2012
    Louisiana ... after Rep. Kenneth Havard, R-Jackson, said that he objected to any funding of “Islamic teaching” and that he “[wouldn’t] go back home and explain to my people that I supported this.” Offered Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin: “It ...
    TPMDC (blog)
  • Founded in Enlightenment, America Faces Ignorance and Confusion As the Challenges Grow Ever More Complex (huffingtonget.com)
    Jul 2, 2012
    Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin -- polymaths and promoters of science ... and Clark Expedition to explore the rest of the continent to the west, executed the Louisiana Purchase, thus vastly expanding the young nation, and waged America's first ...
    Huffington Post
  • Group says Barnes ex-CEO contradicts testimony (nola.com)
    Jul 2, 2012
    and the financial picture was getting worse each year because of the restricted access." The $150 million modernist art palace opened in May on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway as the new home of the multibillion-dollar collection of the late pharmaceutical ...
    nola.com
  • Barnes ex-CEO: Not broke when sought Philly move (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 2, 2012
    The $150 million modernist art palace opened in May on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway as the new home of the multibillion-dollar collection of the late pharmaceutical magnate Dr. Albert Barnes. Opponents called the move a power play by ...
    Associated Press
  • Marquart Representing Missouri In Scholarship Program Finals (emissourian.com)
    Jul 2, 2012
    Marquart, along with 49 other state representatives, has been in Mobile, Ala., for the past two weeks participating in community activities and preparing for the national scholarship competition. The program’s evaluation process includes scholastics (20 ...
    Washington Missourian
  • Mississippi's sole abortion clinic faces closure (chicagotribune.com)
    Jun 30, 2012
    Clinic representatives said they began applying for the necessary ... The nearest clinics outside the state are located in Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas and Louisiana. But Thompson said not all women will be able to access those facilities.
    Chicago Tribune
  • La. ag commissioner speaks out against farm bill (oregonlive.com)
    Jun 30, 2012
    The Senate passed a version of the farm bill this month and the bill moves to the U.S. House of Representatives next. Both Louisiana senators, Democrat Mary Landrieu and Republican David Vitter, voted against the version that passed the Senate.
    Oregonian
  • For Obama, a transcendent win still not assured (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jun 30, 2012
    Douglas Brinkley of Rice University, among the presidential historians who have met with Obama for dinners, said Obama wants to be remembered on the scale of Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson. Now, Brinkley said ...
    Associated Press
  • Lawmakers love their studies (americanpress.com)
    Jun 29, 2012
    Louisiana ... Reps. A.B. Franklin, D-Lake Charles, and Dorothy Sue Hill, D-Dry Creek, introduced only two bills and one resolution each. If other legislators followed the track record of the 13 senators and representatives from this corner ...
    Lake Charles American Press
  • Chandler co-MVP of congressional baseball game (bgdailynews.com)
    Jun 29, 2012
    The game wrapped up a day politically charged by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding the constitutionality of the federal health care reforms. Democratic Rep. Cedric Richmond of Louisiana, who pitched, was the other MVP.
    Bowling Green Daily News
  • Chandler co-MVP of congressional baseball game (wkyt.com)
    Jun 29, 2012
    The game wrapped up a day politically charged by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding the constitutionality of the federal health care reforms. Democratic Rep. Cedric Richmond of Louisiana, who pitched, was the other MVP.
    WKYT 27
  • Vernice Eve Hebert Boudeaux (iberianet.com)
    Jun 29, 2012
    Survivors include her children Timothy P. Boudreaux and Glenn J. Boudreaux and wife, Paddy, both of Franklin, Keith P. Boudreaux and wife, Madeline, of Baldwin and Brenda B. Mason and husband, Jimmy, of Mississippi; two sisters Diane H. Rosamond and ...
    Daily Iberian
  • A Vindication, With a Legacy Still Unwritten (nytimes.com)
    Jun 29, 2012
    It is a personal reprieve, leaving intact his hopes of joining the ranks of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lyndon B. Johnson and Ronald Reagan ... law — and Republicans captured the House of Representatives in 2010 with a small-government message.
    New York Times
  • Aretha Franklin,Chaka Khan and R&B Divas to close 2012 Essence Music Festival (examiner.com)
    Jun 29, 2012
    This year the ESSENCE Music Festival will concludetheir world class musical programming on Sunday, July 8th, with a special, once in a lifetime ensemble comprised of Chaka Khan and the R&B Divas. Immediately following the legendary Aretha Franklin’s ...
    Examiner
  • 'No law that requires president to consult Congress on $1-B loan' (philstar.com)
    Jun 28, 2012
    Manila, Philippines - Senators Miriam Defensor-Santiago and Franklin Drilon defended yesterday the move ... The minority bloc in the House of Representatives also said it’s not raising any objection to the loan offer. “At present, there is no such ...
    Philippine Star Online
  • A Vindication, With a Legacy Still Unwritten (nytimes.com)
    Jun 28, 2012
    It is a personal reprieve, leaving intact his hopes of joining the ranks of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lyndon B. Johnson and Ronald Reagan ... law — and Republicans captured the House of Representatives in 2010 with a small-government message.
    New York Times
  • Cincy beer savior keynotes Brew Week (athensnews.com)
    Jun 28, 2012
    Ohio Brew Week events run through the whole weekend, including a number of formal tastings, a beer dinner tonight (Thursday) at Casa Nueva; a pig roast at The Pigskin, a Miss Plumber's Crack competition at the Smiling Skull, a Brew-B-Q on Friday and Brews ...
    Athens News
  • NY man gets 7 years prison for rare document theft (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jun 27, 2012
    They include copies of speeches President Franklin D. Roosevelt read from during his three inaugurations, a land grant signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1861 and letters written by scientist Isaac Newton, Confederate Gen. Robert E.
    Associated Press
  • Lone Miss. abortion clinic fights limiting law (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jun 27, 2012
    Abortion clinics operate in the four states surrounding Mississippi — Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee and Alabama. But all four require a 24-hour waiting period before an abortion can be done, as Mississippi does, and the wait could add to the ...
    Associated Press
  • Lone Miss. abortion clinic fights limiting law (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jun 27, 2012
    Abortion clinics operate in the four states surrounding Mississippi — Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee and Alabama. But all four require a 24-hour waiting period before an abortion can be done, as Mississippi does, and the wait could add to the ...
    Associated Press
  • House of Representatives approves bill to name Newville-area road after fallen soldier Nicholas B. Morrison (publicopiniononline.com)
    Jun 27, 2012
    sponsored by Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland), which would designate a section of Route 233 in honor of a Newville Marine who was killed during combat operations in Iraq. Nicholas B. Morrison, a decorated U.S. Marine and Big Spring High School ...
    Public Opinion
  • Trump rep confirms Romney meeting for Thursday (nola.com)
    Jun 26, 2012
    NEW YORK (AP) — A representative for Donald Trump says that the reality television star will host a $50,000-a-head fundraiser with Mitt Romney this week. But the Romney campaign isn't so sure. The presumptive Republican presidential candidate's campaign ...
    nola.com
  • Vernice Eve Hebert Bourdeaux (iberianet.com)
    Jun 26, 2012
    Survivors include her children Timothy P. Boudreaux and Glenn J. Boudreaux and wife, Paddy, both of Franklin, Keith P. Boudreaux and wife, Madeline, of Baldwin and Brenda B. Mason and husband, Jimmy, of Mississippi; two sisters Diane H. Rosamond and ...
    Daily Iberian
  • VERNICE E. HEBERT BOUDREAUX (daily-review.com)
    Jun 26, 2012
    Survivors include her children, Timothy P. Boudreaux and Glenn J. Boudreaux and wife, Paddy, both of Franklin; Keith P. Boudreaux and wife, Madeline, of Baldwin; and Brenda B. Mason and husband, Jimmy, of Mississippi; two sisters, Diane H. Rosamond and ...
    Daily Review
  • Dump the Pump NOLA Triple-Bus Adventure Recap (bestofneworleans.com)
    Jun 26, 2012
    Morrison Express... and Franklin buses. Unlike my typical bus adventures, I didn't stop at any places along the route and instead just enjoyed being chauffeured around the city. Those who are hesitant about using public transportation should ...
    bestofneworleans.com
  • Romney would get tough on China: Portman (chicagotribune.com)
    Jun 25, 2012
    Portman, who served as U.S. trade representative and then White House budget director under former President George W. Bush, faulted Obama for being "the first president since Franklin Delano Roosevelt not to ask for the ability to negotiate ...
    Chicago Tribune
  • Gov. Huey P. Jindal (bestofneworleans.com)
    Jun 25, 2012
    Veteran political observer C.B. Forgotston (www.forgotston.com) has rightly dubbed him "Huey P. Jindal." The iron-fisted Long was impeached for his tyrannical ways, but he thwarted his foes and went on to rule Louisiana with an even heavier hand.
    bestofneworleans.com
  • Hemsworth's rep dismisses wedding rumors (13wham.com)
    Jun 25, 2012
    Hemsworth's spokesperson has rushed to squash the rumors, insisting the actor is too busy working on his latest film project in New Orleans, Louisiana to exchange vows with Cyrus in Los Angeles. The rep tells website GossipCop.com, "Haven't heard that (report).
    13 WHAM
  • Where states stand on implementing health care law (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jun 24, 2012
    NUMBER OF UNINSURED: 886,000 state residents are uninsured, or about 20 percent. WHERE THE STATE STANDS: Louisiana has not implemented health care exchanges, instead choosing to have the federal government create and operate them. Republican Gov.
    Associated Press
  • Tropical Storm Debby lumbers offshore in the Gulf (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jun 24, 2012
    A tropical storm warning was issued for part of the southeast Louisiana coast. Officials there have been monitoring the weather closely for the last several days. Some low-lying areas close to the coast flood easily in rough weather. Near the ...
    Associated Press
  • Cash Rules at Romney Retreat While Condoleezza Rice Steals the Show (abcnews.go.com)
    Jun 24, 2012
    John Thune and his wife about Friday's reception at Olympic Park, as well as with Florida Rep. Connie Mack ... Attendees also heard from Sen. John McCain, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, and many other GOP notables.
    ABC News
  • Race for VP putting Portman in spotlight (daytondailynews.com)
    Jun 23, 2012
    Bob McDonnell, Louisiana ... Education: B.A., Dartmouth College, 1979; J.D., University of Michigan School of Law, 1984. Experience: U.S. Senate, 2011-present; director, White House Office of Management and Budget, 2006-07; U.S. trade representative ...
    Dayton Daily News
  • Hurricane recovery money to fund pre-kindergarten (nola.com)
    Jun 23, 2012
    (AP) — Hurricane recovery money will pay for nearly half the cost of Louisiana's 4-year-old pre-kindergarten program ... That money won't be available again next year. State Rep. Jim Fannin, D-Jonesboro and the state budget bill's sponsor, said state ...
    nola.com
  • Race for New Orleans City Council seat vacated by Stacy Head begins to take shape (nola.com)
    Jun 23, 2012
    The campaign for the District B seat on the New Orleans City Council has begun ... Meanwhile, Dana Kaplan, the executive director of the Juvenile Justice Program of Louisiana and a board member of the Irish Channel Neighborhood Association ...
    nola.com
  • Chamber brings citizens, officials together (bastropenterprise.com)
    Jun 23, 2012
    The Bastrop-Morehouse Chamber of Commerce's upcoming Legislative Luncheon will give area representatives a “wonderful opportunity ... which are available at the Chamber office, 110 N. Franklin St., Bastrop – is 9 a.m. July 16. The luncheon is ...
    Bastrop Daily Enterprise
  • Some notes on Woodrow Wilson and the underappreciated harms Presidents can do. (chronicle.com)
    Jun 23, 2012
    Regular readers will know we frequently give time and attention to the best of presidents, with special regard to the underrated Franklin Roosevelt ... to increase their majority in the House of Representatives and seven seats to get a majority ...
    The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Doomsday predictions overstated (dailycomet.com)
    Jun 23, 2012
    As a member of the “fiscal hawks” in the Louisiana Legislature ... Chamber of Commerce. State Rep. Lenar Whitney, R-Houma Thank you for your and the Monroe Chamber of Commerce’s interest and position on H.B. 1 and the Budget Stabilization ...
    Daily Comet
  • Doomsday predictions overstated (houmatoday.com)
    Jun 23, 2012
    As a member of the “fiscal hawks” in the Louisiana Legislature ... Chamber of Commerce. State Rep. Lenar Whitney, R-Houma Thank you for your and the Monroe Chamber of Commerce’s interest and position on H.B. 1 and the Budget Stabilization ...
    Houma Courier
  • NBC stays silent on Curry's future (pressherald.com)
    Jun 23, 2012
    LaFont, who is from Louisiana ... who hunt alligators. R&B performer Maxwell cancels summer tour NEW YORK - R&B singer Maxwell has canceled his short U.S. tour after developing vocal swelling and hemorrhaging. A representative for the singer ...
    Press Herald
  • Noem says attacks on committee attendance false (nola.com)
    Jun 22, 2012
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Republican Rep. Kristi Noem told party activists Friday that ... I ran to get things done, and I have." Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, mentioned as a possible running mate for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, was ...
    nola.com
  • List State, Local Road Projects in New TIP (emissourian.com)
    Jun 22, 2012
    There are several projects within Franklin County that will be presented for final approval on the draft Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) under consideration by the East-West Gateway (EWGW) Council of Governments. EWGW representatives and Missouri ...
    Washington Missourian
  • Blog of New Orleans (bestofneworleans.com)
    Jun 22, 2012
    The recent debacle over Louisiana’s tax credits for vehicles that run on ... Smith, it turns out, was lead author of the 2009 alternative fuels tax credit. She was then Rep. Smith, R-Bossier, but she lost a bid for the state Senate in 2011.
    bestofneworleans.com
  • Bayou Festival Brings Louisiana Sounds, Taste To Long Beach (gazettes.com)
    Jun 22, 2012
    “There will be music of Louisiana with Cajun, Zydeco and blues. The food there will include favorites like jambalaya, etoufee and crawfish.” Franklin Zawacki started ... types like hip-hop and R&B mixed in. There will be two stages and ...
    Gazette Newspapers
  • Bayou Festival Brings Louisiana Sounds, Taste To Long Beach (gazettes.com)
    Jun 22, 2012
    “There will be music of Louisiana with Cajun, Zydeco and blues. The food there will include favorites like jambalaya, etoufee and crawfish.” Franklin Zawacki started ... types like hip-hop and R&B mixed in. There will be two stages and ...
    Gazette Newspapers
  • SmartMoney to close print edition, boost online (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jun 22, 2012
    This month, Advance Publications moved to lay off about 600 employees at newspapers in Alabama and Louisiana, including The Times-Picayune in New Orleans, as it prepars to cut the print run from daily to three days a week in the fall.
    Associated Press
  • Chamber luncheon July 19 (bastropenterprise.com)
    Jun 21, 2012
    Walsworth was first elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives in 1995 and reelected in 1999 ... Tickets may be purchased at the Chamber of Commerce located at 110 N. Franklin St. in Bastrop.   Sponsors for the luncheon are Christmas Realty ...
    Bastrop Daily Enterprise
  • Knicks' Lin hires new business representative (nola.com)
    Jun 21, 2012
    NEW YORK (AP) — Jeremy Lin has hired new representatives to handle business opportunities following his breakout season with the New York Knicks. Lin, who will become a restricted free agent next month, retained the sports practice at Williams & Connolly ...
    nola.com
  • Conservatives target Thompson in Senate race (leadertelegram.com)
    Jun 21, 2012
    voters haven’t really formed opinions about a lot of things,” said Marquette pollster Charles Franklin. The poll showed Thompson with 34 percent support among likely voters, followed by former U.S. Rep. Mark Neumann at 16 percent, hedge fund manager ...
    Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
  • Obama faces growing GOP super PAC financial power (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jun 21, 2012
    The group geted three donations of $1 million — from Houston personal injury trial attorney and longtime Perry foe Steve Mostyn, from Washington, D.C., developer and veteran Democratic Party insider Franklin Haney and from south Florida ...
    Associated Press
  • Latest South Carolina news, sports, business and entertainment (www2.counton2.com)
    Jun 21, 2012
    The state GOP executive committee will hold a hearing Thursday brought by five-term veteran Rep. B.R. Skelton of Six Mile ... California, Texas and Louisiana. During the competition, teams have to solve rescue scenarios using rope rescue ...
    WCBD
  • Latest South Carolina news, sports, business and entertainment (www2.wjtv.com)
    Jun 21, 2012
    The state GOP executive committee will hold a hearing Thursday brought by five-term veteran Rep. B.R. Skelton of Six Mile ... California, Texas and Louisiana. During the competition, teams have to solve rescue scenarios using rope rescue ...
    WJTV.com
  • APNewsBreak: Post-Katrina school firings wrongful (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jun 21, 2012
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Thousands of New Orleans school employees were wrongfully fired after Hurricane Katrina scattered the populations and shut down the city and its schools, a Louisiana judge ruled Wednesday. Judge Ethel Simms Julien awarded ...
    Associated Press
  • Lawmakers increase funding for indigent defense (nola.com)
    Jun 20, 2012
    The most proactive bill, by New Orleans Rep. Jeff Arnold, will increase criminal court fees by $10 in most district courts to help shoulder the costs of indigent defense. Frank Neuner, chairman of the Louisiana Public Defender Board, estimates the increase ...
    nola.com
  • Head of Ala arts group gets national fellowship (wkrn.com)
    Jun 19, 2012
    Council executive director Albert B. Head is among nine recipients of this year's NEA ... Head has started folk arts programs in Alabama, Florida and Louisiana. The honor includes an award of $25,000. A Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate is charged ...
    WKRN
  • Snapshots of 10 states with biggest pension gaps (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jun 19, 2012
    5. Louisiana: Had 56 percent of the $41.4 billion it owes long-term. Failed to make full pension contribution three times from 2005 to 2010. Lawmakers approved benefit cuts for new employees in 2009 and 2010. In 2012, a hybrid pension plan was ...
    Associated Press
  • Donald F. Barton Enjoyed fishing, gardening, reading (rep-am.com)
    Jun 19, 2012
    Barton and wife, Susan, of Franklin, N.H.; daughters, Debra L. Barton of Northfield, N.H., Heather Barton Lindloff and husband, Richard, of Stonington, Maine, Eileen B. Marcoux and husband, Michael, of Franklin, N.H., and Rachele Barton of East ...
    Waterbury Republican-American
  • High court says no OT pay for drug sales reps (nola.com)
    Jun 18, 2012
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled that sales representatives for pharmaceutical companies do not qualify for overtime pay under federal law, a big victory for the drug industry. In a 5-4 decision Monday, the court's conservative majority ...
    nola.com
  • Louisiana Democrats Try to Recall Bobby Jindal, GOP State Legislators (rightpundits.com)
    Jun 18, 2012
    The Louisiana Republican Party announced today that it has begun fighting recall efforts against Bobby Jindal and three state representatives, House Speaker Chuck Kleckley of Lake Charles and representatives Greg Cromer and Kevin Pearson, both from Slidell.
    RIGHTPUNDITS.COM
  • Why Republicans Punishing a Rep for Saying "Vagina" Matters (article.wn.com)
    Jun 17, 2012
    Cadillac later departed to serve as the French governor of Louisiana from 1710 to 1716 ... Economic Analysis estimated Michigan's 2010 gross state product at $384.1 B. In November 2011, the state's unemployment rate was 9.8%.
    Worldnews.com
  • Two local businesses earn state awards (dailycomet.com)
    Jun 17, 2012
    K&B Machine Works in Houma and Oceaneering International in Morgan City are among eight Louisiana businesses that received ... open an accessory division in Houston soon, Gentry said. Representatives from Oceaneering couldn’t be reached ...
    Daily Comet
  • Two local businesses earn state awards (dailycomet.com)
    Jun 17, 2012
    K&B Machine Works in Houma and Oceaneering International in Morgan City are among eight Louisiana businesses that received ... open an accessory division in Houston soon, Gentry said. Representatives from Oceaneering couldn’t be reached ...
    Daily Comet
  • Dems look for gains as filing closes (concordmonitor.com)
    Jun 16, 2012
    The winner of that primary will face Democrat Nancy R.B. Fraher of Chichester in the general election. • Sanborn is vying for the seat held now by retiring Sen. Ray White, a Republican from Bedford. But Sanborn will first face Republican Rep.
    Concord Monitor
  • Workshop gives church leaders new perspective on handling emergencies (thesouthern.com)
    Jun 16, 2012
    Church leaders in Franklin and Williamson counties have a new perspective on handling emergency situations and how to pitch in after disasters, thanks to a workshop June 7 at John A. Logan College in Carterville. Representatives of the Franklin-Williamson ...
    The Southern
  • East St. John High School scholarships Class of 2012 (lobservateur.com)
    Jun 16, 2012
    Louisiana Leadership Scholarship $1,600 and Tops Performance $13,720 Sonny Brown – LA GEAR UP Rewards for Success Scholarship $2,178 Jadelyn Dyson – LA GEAR UP Rewards for Success Scholarship $2,347 Danaya Andrews – Nicholls State ...
    L'Observateur
  • Air Liquide Celebrates New Air Separation Unit in Geismar, Louisiana (benzinga.com)
    Jun 15, 2012
    Since 2010, we have invested more than $125 million in southeast Louisiana alone, and the region continues to promote a robust business climate and opportunity for growth into the future.” Joining Air Liquide in the ceremony were representatives from the ...
    Benzinga
  • APNewsBreak: La. lawmaker ousted from leadership (nola.com)
    Jun 14, 2012
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A northwest Louisiana lawmaker who was a vocal critic of Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget proposals has been removed from his leadership position in the Legislature. Republican Rep. Jim Morris said Thursday he has been stripped of his ...
    nola.com
  • Gubernatorial debate at FPU (sentinelsource.com)
    Jun 14, 2012
    RINDGE — The two Republican candidates for governor will debate at Franklin Pierce University next month. Manchester attorney Ovide Lamontagne and former state representative Kevin Smith will face off Thursday, July 12, at the Marlin Fitzwater ...
    The Keene Sentinel
  • Louisiana Was Totally Cool With Paying For Kids To Go To Religious Schools Until Other Religions Show Up (wonkette.com)
    Jun 14, 2012
    We told you last week about Louisiana’s new plan for educating its youth ... “It’ll be the Church of Scientology next year,” said Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin. Carter, R-Baton Rouge, said the Islamic school withdrew its request to participate ...
    Wonkette (satire)
  • Study: Cougars again spreading across Midwest (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jun 14, 2012
    Single-digit tallies were in Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Kansas and Michigan. Researchers theorize cougars are inhabiting the Midwest again following a "stepping stone" dispersal pattern — moving out of a dense ...
    Associated Press
  • New law helps homeowners raise funds to fight crime (wafb.com)
    Jun 14, 2012
    "I was asked by a group of citizens that live in Mayfair to bring this legislation," said Rep. Franklin Foil. "They're concerned about the crime in their area and they want the ability to raise funds to hire off-duty police officers and security forces."
    WAFB.com
  • Pro-life "Hear a Heartbeat" Act passed in Louisiana (deseretnews.com)
    Jun 13, 2012
    has signed the Hear a Heartbeat Act into law in the state of Louisiana. The pro-life bill (S.B. 708) will allow women the chance ... a pro-life Democrat. Representative Valarie Hodges, a pro-life Republican, carried the bill in the House ...
    Deseret News
  • Southern Baptists set to elect 1st black president (msnbc.msn.com)
    Jun 13, 2012
    "Fred" is the Rev. Fred Luter Jr., the man poised to become the first African American president of the nation's largest Protestant denomination when convention messengers, as the convention calls representatives ... church in Louisiana by weekly attendance.
    AP - msnbc.com
  • Southern Baptists set to elect 1st black president (msnbc.msn.com)
    Jun 13, 2012
    "Fred" is the Rev. Fred Luter Jr., the man poised to become the first African American president of the nation's largest Protestant denomination when messengers, as the convention calls representatives ... church in Louisiana by weekly attendance.
    msnbc.com
  • Mass. US Rep.'s relative ordered to forfeit $7.7M (houmatoday.com)
    Jun 13, 2012
    BOSTON - A federal judge has ordered the brother-in-law of U.S. Rep. John Tierney to forfeit $7.7 million in assets for his role in an illegal offshore sports betting scheme that also involved the Democrat's wife. The Boston Globe ( http://b ...
    Houma Courier
  • Mass. US Rep.'s relative ordered to forfeit $7.7M (houmatoday.com)
    Jun 13, 2012
    BOSTON - A federal judge has ordered the brother-in-law of U.S. Rep. John Tierney to forfeit $7.7 million in assets for his role in an illegal offshore sports betting scheme that also involved the Democrat's wife. The Boston Globe ( http://b ...
    Houma Courier
  • Rep. Skelton loses re-election bid in SC primary (houmatoday.com)
    Jun 13, 2012
    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Rep. B.R. Skelton of Six Mile has lost his bid for a sixth term. Pickens County businessman Ed Harris defeated Skelton in Tuesday's Republican primary, getting 53 percent of the vote. Skelton sits on the Ways and Means Committee.
    Houma Courier
  • Rep. Skelton loses re-election bid in SC primary (houmatoday.com)
    Jun 13, 2012
    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Rep. B.R. Skelton of Six Mile has lost his bid for a sixth term. Pickens County businessman Ed Harris defeated Skelton in Tuesday's Republican primary, getting 53 percent of the vote. Skelton sits on the Ways and Means Committee.
    Houma Courier
  • Acadiana's News Leader Voting Hours Change (klfy.com)
    Jun 12, 2012
    The governor has agreed to shorten Louisiana voting hours on Saturday election days ... passage in their just-ended regular session to the proposal by Baton Rouge Rep. Franklin Foil. Supporters say they want to shorten work days for poll workers, who ...
    KLFY.com
  • Ames Joseph Landry (iberianet.com)
    Jun 11, 2012
    FRANKLIN — Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. at Ibert’s Mortuary in Franklin for Mr. Ames Joseph Landry, 65, a generous and caring man who helped people in whatever way he could. Ames passed away Friday, June 8, 2012 ...
    Daily Iberian
  • State horseshoe doubles tourney held (daily-review.com)
    Jun 10, 2012
    Several locals placed at the Louisiana State Doubles Horseshoe Pitching Championships Saturday at Kemper Williams Park in Patterson. Teams with at least one local representative won the Classes B and D men’s titles, while second-place finishes were ...
    Daily Review
  • Slidell urges residents to be prepared for storms (thesttammanynews.com)
    Jun 9, 2012
    City officials and representatives and weather personnel reminded the ... He also said he’s hoping a storm will not head toward south Louisiana this year or during the summer, but he didn’t rule out any possibilities because the waters ...
    News Banner
  • Candidates file for state, federal office (sentinelsource.com)
    Jun 9, 2012
    State representative: Franklin W. Sterling Jr. of Jaffrey (Cheshire District 14, covers Dublin, Fitzwilliam, Harrisville, Jaffrey, Rindge, Roxbury). > State representative: Larry Robert Phillipi of Keene (Cheshire District 5, covers Keene Ward 2 ...
    The Keene Sentinel
  • Ghostwriter David Ritz works to give his writing real voices (latimes.com)
    Jun 8, 2012
    One of the best comes when the young Guy, having recently headed north from Louisiana in the late 1950s to make his ... "A Woman Like Me" with R&B singer Bettye LaVette; and "Trouble and Triumph," a novel co-written with the rapperT.I.The ...
    Los Angeles Times
  • Jindal signs dozens of health-related bills into law (kplctv.com)
    Jun 8, 2012
    Rep. Franklin Foil, R-Baton Rouge ... Hoffmann relates to the membership of the Louisiana Health Works Commission. HB 150 by Rep. Ritchie clarifies the minimum capital and surplus requirements for health maintenance organizations. HB 564 by Rep.
    KPLC TV
  • Ghostwriter David Ritz works to give his writing real voices (articles.latimes.com)
    Jun 8, 2012
    One of the best comes when the young Guy, having recently headed north from Louisiana in the late 1950s to make his ... including Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, Janet Jackson, Gary Sheffield and Tavis Smiley, putting their life stories on the ...
    Los Angeles Times
  • Authorities: Woman gambled grandson's college fund (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jun 8, 2012
    A 73-year-old woman has been found in Louisiana after being charged with stealing and gambling away $97,000 from a trust fund for her grandson's college education, authorities said, but she may never return to Indiana for prosecution.
    Associated Press
  • Title shot sweetens Blake Franklin's boxing homecoming (shreveporttimes.com)
    Jun 8, 2012
    Tonight, Blake Franklin will fight in his hometown for the first time in five years. The boxer has an opportunity to make it well worth the wait. The Shreveport native will compete for the W.B.F. USA ... lone remaining Louisiana product, will ...
    Shreveport Times
  • Luck, breeding, distance make Triple try tough (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jun 7, 2012
    Tagg said. "Races like the Florida Derby, the Wood, the Fountain of Youth, the Louisiana Derby, they are major races and take a lot out of you." Nicknamed "The Test of the Champion," the Belmont is uncharted territory for 3-year-olds who have ...
    Associated Press
  • Stetler political corruption case goes to trial (ydr.com)
    Jun 7, 2012
    Terry Madonna, a pollster and political science professor at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster ... to the Democratic and Republican caucuses from the state House of Representatives. Jury selection for the last of those political ...
    ydr.com
  • Former state legislator Diana Bajoie expected to fill New Orleans City Council's interim District B seat (nola.com)
    Jun 7, 2012
    Stacy Head, the District B representative since 2006, was elected to one of the council's two at-large seats in April. She resigned her district seat May 2, triggering a 30-day countdown for the council to pick her interim replacement.
    nola.com
  • 2 lawmakers denounce same-sex ceremony on La. base (stltoday.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    Two Republican congressmen on Wednesday denounced a same-sex ceremony held at the Army's Fort Polk training base in Louisiana, saying it violated ... it was not a marriage ceremony, he said. U.S. Rep. John Fleming, R-La., said in a statement the "marriage ...
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Mayor names former State Sen. Bajoie to Council (msnbc.msn.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    Diana Bajoie to the vacant District B seat on the City Council. The move ends a contentious process that began when former District B representative Stacy ... one of the most diverse districts in the Louisiana Senate, and I look forward to ...
    msnbc.com
  • Lawmakers denounce Fort Polk 'same-sex ceremony' (nola.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Republican congressional critics are denouncing what they call a "same-sex ceremony" held last month at the Army's Fort Polk training base in Louisiana. U.S. Rep. John Fleming, R-La., said in a statement Wednesday that the "marriage ...
    nola.com
  • La. Legislature Takes Wrong Turn on Rates (insurancejournal.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    The Louisiana Legislature ... power to do what the (state) representatives are requesting.” The rate increases took effect June 1, the first day of hurricane season, for new and renewing homeowners. But if S.B. 204 becomes law, the legislation ...
    Insurance Journal
  • Sources: Mayor to name former State Sen. Bajoie to Council (msnbc.msn.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    Diana Bajoie to the vacant District B seat on the City Council. The announcement was likely to come later in the day. Such a move would end a contentious process that began when former District B representative ... founded the Louisiana Legislative Black ...
    msnbc.com
  • Franklin County Municipal Court Bill on Governor Jay Nixon's Desk (emissourian.com)
    Jun 5, 2012
    Franklin County may be getting a county municipal court, even though numerous bills authorizing commissioners to establish one have failed in recent years. During this year’s legislative session, House Bill 1211, sponsored by Rep. Scott ...
    Washington Missourian
  • AP: 1940 NY census records now searchable by name (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jun 5, 2012
    These records include details about famed personalities such as Lauren Bacall, Al Capone, Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Houdini, who apparently lied and said he was born in the U.S., according to Ancestry.com spokesman Sean Pate. The interest in ...
    Associated Press
  • 'Billy the Exterminator' faces La. drug charges (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jun 5, 2012
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — William "Billy" Bretherton, star of the A&E reality TV show "Billy the Exterminator," was arrested on drug possession charges in his home state of Louisiana. Bossier City spokesman Mark Natale said Tuesday that a warrant was ...
    Associated Press
  • Resolutions, state bills concern University (lsureveille.com)
    Jun 5, 2012
    HB 1, a bill by Representative James R. Fannin, proposes the State Budget of Louisiana, effective July 1 ... HB 735, a bill by Representatives Franklin Foil and Dalton Honoroe, says proceeds from new riverboat casinos would go to the newly ...
    LSU Reveille
  • Rep. Issa won't have to testify in Clemens trial (nola.com)
    Jun 4, 2012
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The judge in the Roger Clemens perjury trial ruled Monday that defense lawyers can't call Rep. Darrell Issa as a witness. Issa is chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, the panel that Clemens allegedly lied to ...
    nola.com
  • Rep. Shuster to speak at Letterkenny Showcase on June 13 (publicopiniononline.com)
    Jun 4, 2012
    U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Hollidaysburg, will be the keynote speaker for the ceremony. The showcase is an opportunity for contractors to build relationships and contacts within the Letterkenny community as well as the greater Franklin County community and businesses.
    Public Opinion
  • Rep. Shuster to speak at Letterkenny Showcase on June 13 (publicopiniononline.com)
    Jun 4, 2012
    U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Hollidaysburg, will be the keynote speaker for the ceremony. The showcase is an opportunity for contractors to build relationships and contacts within the Letterkenny community as well as the greater Franklin County community and businesses.
    Public Opinion
  • Legislative briefs for Monday, June 4 (theadvocate.com)
    Jun 4, 2012
    The merger would occur July 1 or at the appropriate time thereafter as determined by formal action of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System board. Technical colleges involved are Acadian, Charles B. Coreil, Evangeline, Gulf Area, Lafayette ...
    theadvocate.com
  • Legislature wants phase-in on Citizens’ rates (theadvocate.com)
    Jun 4, 2012
    The Louisiana Legislature wants Insurance Commissioner Jim ... “I don’t have the power to do what the (state) representatives are requesting.” House Concurrent Resolution 189 urges and requests the commissioner require Citizens to implement the ...
    theadvocate.com
  • Ron Paul supporter arrested at Louisiana Republican convention (articles.chicagotribune.com)
    Jun 3, 2012
    Louisiana Republican officials had sought to "use illegally adopted rules to deny Ron Paul supporters an opportunity to attend the Republican National Convention" in Tampa, Florida, in August, Tate said. Representatives from the Republican Party ...
    Chicago Tribune
  • Ron Paul supporter arrested at Louisiana Republican convention (chicagotribune.com)
    Jun 3, 2012
    Louisiana Republican officials had sought to "use illegally adopted rules to deny Ron Paul supporters an opportunity to attend the Republican National Convention" in Tampa, Florida, in August, Tate said. Representatives from the Republican Party ...
    Chicago Tribune
  • Ron Paul Campaign Claims Supporters Assaulted At Louisiana GOP Convention (huffingtonget.com)
    Jun 3, 2012
    Ron Paul's campaign accused security officials at Saturday's state GOP convention in Louisiana of assaulting some of ... Paul, a Texas a representative who is retiring from the House after this year, decided in mid-May to pare back his ...
    Huffington Post
  • Mayor Mitch Landrieu will choose District B representative to New Orleans City Council 'in short order' (bayoubuzz.com)
    Jun 2, 2012
    Stacy Head , the District B representative since 2006, was elected to one of the council's two at-large seats in April. She resigned her district seat May 2, triggering a 30-day countdown for the council to pick her interim replacement. That window closed Friday.
    Bayou Buzz
  • So-called 'Caylee's Law' overwhelmingly approved in Louisiana Legislature and sent to governor (therepublic.com)
    Jun 2, 2012
    Casey Anthony's trial and subsequent acquittal are leading to changes in Louisiana law with a pair of bills that ... Bobby Jindal's desk and he intends to sign them into law. The measures by Rep. Barbara Norton and Sen. Bob Kostelka will make ...
    Republic
  • Mayor Mitch Landrieu will choose District B representative to New Orleans City Council 'in short order' (nola.com)
    Jun 1, 2012
    Stacy Head, the District B representative since 2006, was elected to one of the council's two at-large seats in April. She resigned her district seat May 2, triggering a 30-day countdown for the council to pick her interim replacement.
    nola.com
  • Louisiana House approves bill banning abortions after 20 weeks (baltimoresun.com)
    Jun 1, 2012
    NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The Louisiana state House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a bill that would prohibit abortion beyond 20 weeks after fertilization unless the mother's life is in danger. Georgia a month ago became the ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Notes and quotes from the Louisiana Legislature (houmatoday.com)
    Jun 1, 2012
    Bullying of students is prohibited in current Louisiana law, with school boards required to ... final passage Friday and heads to the governor's desk. The measure by Rep. Katrina Jackson, D-Monroe, came in response to a Jindal administration ...
    Houma Courier
  • Jobless rate now a leading political indicator (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jun 1, 2012
    "President Romney's leadership puts jobs first," the ad states. Obama could face the highest unemployment rate on Election Day of any president since Franklin Delano Roosevelt. But his aides argue that the trend line is more important than the ...
    Associated Press
  • House rejects abortion ban based on sex of fetus (ktbs.com)
    May 31, 2012
    Congress took up one of the most divisive issues in politics Thursday as the House of Representatives rejected a controversial measure banning abortions based on the sex of a fetus. In the House, 246 representatives backed the bill while 168 ...
    KTBS
  • Big Day for Hornets and Conspiracy Theorists (nytimes.com)
    May 31, 2012
    The Louisiana state legislature has to sign off on expenditures ... In New Orleans, where the N.B.A. has been an endangered species and the Hornets have subsisted as a ward of the league, consider the game officially changed and Commissioner ...
    New York Times
  • Louisiana lawmakers back revamp of pension (cbsnews.com)
    May 31, 2012
    But critics of the bill repeatedly noted that private sector workers have a Social Security safety net that Louisiana state employees don't have. "They deserve better than this," said Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin. "This plan guarantees nothing ...
    CBS News
  • Rep. Scalise opposes BP spill fines proposal in La. (smartbrief.com)
    May 31, 2012
    Louisiana lawmakers should drop a proposal that could allow the redirection of BP oil spill penalties to projects that are not related to the Gulf Coast's restoration, said Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La. "The reason we have fought so strongly to dedicate the BP ...
    SmartBrief
  • Hornets Land Top Pick in N.B.A. Draft (nytimes.com)
    May 31, 2012
    Anthony Davis ended his lone season of college basketball by cutting down the nets in the Louisiana Superdome after helping ... home as the Hornets won the No.1 pick in the N.B.A. draft lottery on Wednesday night in New York.
    New York Times
  • House refuses Jindal administration proposal to use surplus property to lure businesses (dailyjournal.net)
    May 31, 2012
    A Jindal administration proposal to give the state's economic development secretary the ability to offer Louisiana property as part of an incentive package was overwhelmingly refused Wednesday by the House of Representatives. The bill by Sen.
    Daily Journal
  • Notes and quotes from the Louisiana Legislature (nola.com)
    May 30, 2012
    (AP) — The Louisiana Board of Ethics will have a limited right of appeal ... If the board appeals and loses, however, the court costs must be paid by the ethics board. Rep. Tim Burns, R-Mandeville, handled the proposal, which is part of a package of ...
    nola.com
  • US Rep. McCotter to bank on Mich. GOP primary write-in votes after gaffe keeps name off ballot (article.wn.com)
    May 30, 2012
    Cadillac later departed to serve as the French governor of Louisiana from 1710 to 1716 ... Economic Analysis estimated Michigan's 2010 gross state product at $384.1 B. In November 2011, the state's unemployment rate was 9.8%.
    Worldnews.com
  • Sex offenders fight for right to use Facebook (hosted2.ap.org)
    May 30, 2012
    In Nebraska, the decision allowed sex offenders to join social networks. And in Louisiana, a new law lets offenders use the Internet for shopping, reading news and exchanging email. A case filed against Indiana's law is under review. Authorities ...
    Associated Press
  • Louisiana closer to getting shorter election days
    May 30, 2012
    Senators gave House Bill 209, by Baton Rouge Rep. Franklin Foil, final passage with a 27-11 vote Tuesday. Schedler says he's seeking the change to shorten workdays for poll workers. Louisiana has added voting hours with early voting locations ...
    Shreveport Times
  • Rangel Forcefully Defends His Record, as a Challenger Looks on (nytimes.com)
    May 30, 2012
    Representative Charles B. Rangel, acknowledging on Tuesday that he faces a ... Mr. Rangel’s remarks came before a Bronx political club, the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club, that as expected voted overwhelmingly to endorse Mr ...
    New York Times
  • Legislative briefs for Wednesday, 5/30 (theadvocate.com)
    May 30, 2012
    the Louisiana Senate agreed Tuesday that Louisiana voters should have one less hour to cast ballots in most elections. The Senate debated House Bill 209 by state Rep. Franklin Foil, R-Baton Rouge, for 12 minutes before voting 27-11 in favor of final passage.
    theadvocate.com
  • Legislative briefs for Wednesday, 5/30 - The Advocate (bayoubuzz.com)
    May 30, 2012
    the Louisiana Senate agreed Tuesday that Louisiana voters should have one less hour to cast ballots in most elections. The Senate debated House Bill 209 by state Rep. Franklin Foil, R-Baton Rouge, for 12 minutes before voting 27-11 in favor of final passage.
    Bayou Buzz
  • More funding might be coming for Louisiana's coastline (nbc33tv.com)
    May 30, 2012
    BATON ROUGE,LA (NBC33) — More money to help restore Louisiana's coastline is one step closer to becoming a reality. The Senate Finance Committee approved a bill that would use funds from B.P. connected to the oil spill to help pay for its recovery.
    NBC33TV.COM
  • Lawmakers back revamp of pension for new workers (nola.com)
    May 29, 2012
    But critics of the bill repeatedly noted that private sector workers have a Social Security safety net that Louisiana state employees don't have. "They deserve better than this," said Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin. "This plan guarantees nothing more than ...
    nola.com
  • Senate sends Gov. Jindal legislation shortening voting hours for non-federal races (bayoubuzz.com)
    May 29, 2012
    The Senate gave 27-11 passage to House Bill 209 by Rep. Franklin Foil, R-Baton Rouge, the final approval needed to send the measure to Gov Bobby Jindal, who can sign it into law, veto it or let it become law on its own. The bill goes into effect Jan. 1 if ...
    Bayou Buzz
  • Governor turns another batch of bills into laws (knoe.com)
    May 29, 2012
    HB 595 by Rep. Cromer relates to the La. Insurance Code. HB 660 by Rep. Bishop relates to solicitations by nongovernmental entities. HB 684 by Rep. Pylant relates to fire protection districts in Franklin Parish. HB 706 by Rep. Berthelot relates to the ...
    KNOE TV8
  • 8 states get waiver from No Child Left Behind (msnbc.msn.com)
    May 29, 2012
    The Education Department has approved waivers for Connecticut, Delaware, Louisiana, Maryland ... Band-Aid on a problem that must be resolved through legislation," said Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., chairman of the U.S. House Education and the Workforce ...
    msnbc.com
  • Bob Dylan’s Presidential Medal of Freedom Says Times Really Have Changed (thedailybeast.com)
    May 29, 2012
    Most of the names on the list are either classical music icons (Pablo Casals, Isaac Stern, Beverly Sills) or safe-as-milk pop stars (Ella Fitzgerald, B.B. King, Kate Smith, Aretha Franklin ... because the lone representative from the world ...
    Daily Beast
  • Legislative luncheon set June 6 at Forest (daily-review.com)
    May 29, 2012
    Speakers will be Sen. Bret Allain, R-Adeline; Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin; and Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Napoleonville. Sponsors for the event are A & E Office Machines, David Stiel Agency and Sub-Surface Tools. The luncheon will be held June 6 at 11:30 a.m. at ...
    Daily Review
  • Over 300 bills signed to law during this legislative session (nbc33tv.com)
    May 29, 2012
    HB 595 by Rep. Cromer relates to the La. Insurance Code. HB 660 by Rep. Bishop relates to solicitations by nongovernmental entities. HB 684 by Rep. Pylant relates to fire protection districts in Franklin Parish. HB 706 by Rep. Berthelot relates ...
    NBC33TV.COM
  • USS Iowa on way to new home in Southern California (hosted2.ap.org)
    May 27, 2012
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The USS Iowa — the iconic World War II-era battleship that once served as transport to President Franklin D. Roosevelt — left San Francisco Bay on Saturday on its way to its new home in Southern California. Surrounded ...
    Associated Press
  • New Orleans City Council has until Friday to appoint District B representative (bayoubuzz.com)
    May 26, 2012
    One, of course, is who will be appointed to the vacant District B seat. Under the City Charter, the council has until Friday to make the selection, after which the power to name the interim member passes to the mayor. Johnson has said he hopes the council ...
    Bayou Buzz
  • New Orleans City Council has until Friday to appoint District B representative (nola.com)
    May 26, 2012
    One, of course, is who will be appointed to the vacant District B seat. Under the City Charter, the council has until Friday to make the selection, after which the power to name the interim member passes to the mayor. Johnson has said he hopes ...
    nola.com
  • New Orleans Real Estate Transfers (nola.com)
    May 25, 2012
    Jones and Noah B. Kressler ... Douglas St. 5451: Louisiana Land Trust to Queene & Gucci LLC, $15,000. Fairmont Drive 3705: Monya Thomas Criddle to Ashley L. Hughes, $136,000. Franklin Ave. 1012-14: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Teresa ...
    nola.com
  • Louisiana On Its Way To Passing Strongest Pro-Gun Law In U.S. (ibtimes.com)
    May 25, 2012
    "I can think of few things I believe in stronger than this," state Rep. Chris Broadwater, a Republican, told Louisiana Gannet News on Thursday. He added that the Legislature needs to act now to strengthen the state's firearm laws before a court ...
    International Business Times
  • Hicks hopes his path makes him a better pro (daily-jeff.com)
    May 25, 2012
    "When that moment didn't go through, you had to find a plan B," said Hicks, who wound up finishing his ... "I was coming from California to Louisiana, and if I had gone straight to Canada, I don't know." Hicks seemed to adjust to Canada well ...
    Daily Jeffersonian
  • Pension plan misses majority by 4 votes (theadvocate.com)
    May 25, 2012
    The Louisiana House refused Thursday to give final legislative ... “There is no back-stop, no Social Security,” said state Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin. Under the plan, Jones said future retirees would get 60 percent less than they do today after 25 ...
    theadvocate.com
  • Times-Picayune to cut paper to 3 days a week (hosted2.ap.org)
    May 25, 2012
    "This change is not easy, but it's essential for us to remain relevant." Siegel didn't say how much money the reduced print runs in Louisiana and Alabama would save, nor how many staff members would be laid off or hired in the new online units.
    Associated Press
  • Overall Mississippi casino revenues slip in April (hosted2.ap.org)
    May 24, 2012
    Webster Franklin, president and CEO of the Tunica Convention ... Mississippi's performance was better than in Louisiana, where casino revenues fell by more than 5 percent overall in April when compared to the same month in 2011.
    Associated Press
  • DNA study seeks origin of Appalachia's Melungeons (hosted2.ap.org)
    May 24, 2012
    In recent years, it has become a catchall term for people of mixed-race ancestry and has been applied to about 200 communities in the eastern U.S. — from New York to Louisiana. Among them were the Montauks, the Mantinecocks, Van Guilders ...
    Associated Press
  • State official: Keep Air Force controllers at AEX (knoe.com)
    May 24, 2012
    The Town Talk reports (http://townta.lk/JpFfaT) LeBas wrote in a letter to U.S. Rep. Rodney Alexander that Central Louisiana is in a fight to retain ... Dr. Joseph Horton's donation to Benjamin Franklin High School was detailed in a news release Wednesday ...
    KNOE TV8
  • Bill on merging two state retirement systems sidesteps Senate committee hearings (nola.com)
    May 24, 2012
    Baton Rouge-- A measure merging two of the state's retirement systems leapfrogged over the Louisiana Senate Retirement ... I would take my class to the Legislature today." Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, led the walkout, which briefly forced the ...
    nola.com
  • House committee sends on bill to downsize Pa. legislature (publicopiniononline.com)
    May 23, 2012
    The State Government Committee of the state House of Representatives overwhelmingly has approved legislation ... then approved by referendum vote of Pennsylvanians. H.B. 876 would reduce the current 203-member House by 50 members: -- 193 in January 2023.
    Public Opinion
  • Rep. Landry talks about the workings of U.S. Congress (banner-tribune.com)
    May 23, 2012
    U.S. Rep. Jeff Landry, (District 3, R-New Iberia) shared a glimpse of the workings of Congress with Franklin Rotarians Tuesday ... He concluded by saying that the voters of Louisiana should demand of whom they elect to solve the nation’s problems.
    Franklin Banner-Tribune
  • Louisiana Politics: Edwards may lead party in 2015 race (hammondstar.com)
    May 23, 2012
    Tag-teaming with Edwards is Rep. Sam Jones of Franklin, former mayor and gubernatorial aide ... Patricia Smith, D-Baton Rouge, given her mission is to reduce Louisiana’s world-leading incarceration rate. But her persistence is paying off ...
    Hammond Daily Star
  • Editorial: House should restore funding for Inspector General’s Office (americanpress.com)
    May 23, 2012
    Members of the Louisiana Senate committee restored some measure of ... R-Lake Charles, and state Reps. A.B. Franklin, D-Lake Charles, Johnny Guinn, R-Jennings, Bob Hensgens, R-Abbeville, Dorothy Sue Hill, D-Dry Creek and Frankie Howard, R ...
    Lake Charles American Press
  • Hedge-Morrell explains reason for walking out of Council (wwltv.com)
    May 22, 2012
    In her statement, Hedge-Morrell said she walked out because she was “extremely frustrated by the politicizing of the Council At Large legislation, which is focused on ensuring that our at-large elected representatives receive a majority vote ...
    WWL-TV
  • Rep. Scalise to give lawmakers a tour of La. offshore facilities (smartbrief.com)
    May 22, 2012
    Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., will lead a group of lawmakers on a tour of Louisiana's offshore-drilling facilities this week. "This tour will provide the members with a better understanding of the skills and technology involved in offshore energy production ...
    SmartBrief
  • Gregg, Pence add women lawmakers to gubernatorial tickets, continue decade-long trend (dailyjournal.net)
    May 22, 2012
    Republican candidate Mike Pence toured the state Monday with his choice for lieutenant governor: state Rep. Sue Ellspermann. The pair said they will focus on economic development if elected in November and said her candidacy is not about ...
    Daily Journal
  • Texas airline exec found guilty in child porn case (hosted2.ap.org)
    May 22, 2012
    Federal authorities arrested the 61-year-old last summer after undercover detectives in Wisconsin and Louisiana traced the sexually explicit chat-room exchanges from an online account registered to Hedrick. Investigators said they later found ...
    Associated Press
  • Maginnis: In Louisiana, outnumbered Democrats pick their fights (thetowntalk.com)
    May 21, 2012
    Arriving for their day at the Louisiana Legislature ... Tag-teaming with Edwards is Rep. Sam Jones of Franklin. He goes to the mike often and sometimes goes too far, as when he compared Republican tactics on the education bills to the "brown ...
    Alexandria Daily Town Talk
  • Budget bills contain funding for St. Mary (daily-review.com)
    May 21, 2012
    As passed by the state House of Representatives last week, House Bills 1 and 2 include money for numerous St. Mary Parish projects. House Bill 1 includes: —$250,000 to the City of Franklin for ... the Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana.
    Daily Review
  • Autism bill receives final passage (ksla.com)
    May 21, 2012
    The bill, by Rep. Franklin Foil, expands mandatory autism coverage from ... the bill makes the companies provide coverage to those with autism up to the age of 21. "It's amazing, Louisiana has been so great on this issue," said Shelly Hendrix, the mother ...
    KSLA
  • Breakfast draws local leaders but only one local legislator (thesttammanynews.com)
    May 20, 2012
    The weekly breakfast meeting at the state Capitol of the Northshore legislation delegation fizzled Tuesday with only St. Tammany President Pat Brister, Covington Mayor Mike Cooper, Folsom Mayor Phillip Bickham and State Rep. Greg Cromer present.
    News Banner
  • Franklin County Wants Involvement in Economic Development Council (emissourian.com)
    May 19, 2012
    but attendance was light — only representatives from the St. Clair and New Haven Chambers, the Missouri Department of Economic Development, East Central College, Franklin County and the city of Washington were in attendance. Terry Wilson, Franklin County ...
    Washington Missourian
  • Revisiting a Decline in Minority College Coaches (nytimes.com)
    May 19, 2012
    The SEC’s current coaching demographics: ¶ Seven African-American coaches: Alabama’s Anthony Grant, Auburn’s Tony Barbee, Arkansas’s Mike Anderson, Louisiana State ... The other five major B.C.S. conferences have 11 black coaches ...
    New York Times
  • Michele Bachmann's Stance on Evolution Demolished by High School Student (huffingtonget.com)
    May 19, 2012
    As I first noted, he recently began an effort to repeal an atrocious stealth-creationism law in Louisiana. The law ... "Stop making shit up!" Representative Bachmann, I urge you to pay attention to that fan.
    Huffington Post
  • Rep. Jeff Landry says defense bill provision protects citizens' rights (nola.com)
    May 19, 2012
    Washington -- Rep. Jeff Landry, R-New Iberia, says he's satisfied that a defense authorization bill passed Friday by the House of Representatives maintains basic constitutional rights. Some of his colleagues don't agree. Landry said his efforts ...
    nola.com
  • Ethics board wants lawmakers to reconsider some pending bills (nola.com)
    May 18, 2012
    The board voted to oppose House Bill 1034 by Rep. Franklin Foil, R-Baton Rouge ... The board also approved a consent order requiring former Louisiana State University Police Department Sgt. Elisa Lewis to pay a $400 civil fine for accepting ...
    nola.com
  • ICPI, Louisiana Industry Demonstrate Permeable Pavers for U.S Senator David Vitter (news.yahoo.com)
    May 18, 2012
    On May 3, the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) and many of its members in the Louisiana concrete paver industry hosted ... the Senate version of the Transportation Bill. Charles B. Montgomery, AIA, ASLA, Principal, HMS Architects and lead ...
    YAHOO!
  • Pension changes advance (theadvocate.com)
    May 18, 2012
    Jindal administration legislation affecting current, future and retired state employees pension benefits advanced Thursday in the Louisiana Legislature ... rejected an attempt by state Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, to kill the bill. He said the panel ...
    theadvocate.com
  • Disco queen Donna Summer dies at 63 (cnn.com)
    May 17, 2012
    (CNN)-- Donna Summer, the "Queen of Disco" whose hits included "Hot Stuff," "Bad Girls," "Love to Love You Baby" and "She Works Hard for the Money," has died, a representative ... by her Grammy wins in the R&B, rock, inspirational and dance ...
    CNN
  • Metro New Orleans area community meetings for Thursday, May 17 (nola.com)
    May 17, 2012
    Panelists will include U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond and local officials ... "The Prosecution of Women in Louisiana: Achieving a Policy Victory Ending Louisiana's Crimes Against Nature Law," by Deon Haywood, executive director of Women With a ...
    nola.com
  • This Hour: Latest Louisiana news, sports, business and entertainment (knoe.com)
    May 17, 2012
    (AP) - Louisiana's lawmakers disagree over how to craft a new ban on bullying at public schools. Two different proposals advanced Wednesday in the House, one by Baton Rouge Rep. Patricia Smith ... Peninsula Gaming for $1.45 B LAS VEGAS (AP) - Boyd Gaming ...
    KNOE TV8
  • Veep Beat: Where the GOP Field Stands, Christie’s Comedic Take on Veepstakes (abcnews.go.com)
    May 16, 2012
    RYAN: GOP LACKS ‘PARTNERS’ ON REDUCING DEBT ABC News’ John Parkinson reports, “Rep. Paul Ryan, the chairman of the ... JINDAL BLASTS OBAMA: HE ‘NEVER RAN A LEMONADE STAND’ Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal attacked President Obama for ...
    ABC News
  • Editorial: Inspector General's office too valuable to eliminate (americanpress.com)
    May 16, 2012
    Shamefully, only one member of the Southwest Louisiana delegation to the House, state Rep. Mike Danahay, D-Sulphur, voted for an amendment that would restore funding for the IG’s office. State Reps. A.B. Franklin, D-Lake Charles, Johnny Guinn ...
    Lake Charles American Press
  • Facebook ban for sex offenders gets final passage (fox8live.com)
    May 15, 2012
    (AP) - Facebook and other social networking sites are again off-limits for a list of certain sex offenders in Louisiana. A similar previous law ... The bill sponsored by Opelousas Rep. Ledricka Thierry will more narrowly define what sites are prohibited.
    FOX 8 News WVUE-TV
  • Notes and quotes from the Louisiana Legislature (necn.com)
    May 14, 2012
    (AP) — The Department of Economic Development will be able to continue shielding records from public view, if the documents are involved in active negotiations to attract or keep companies to Louisiana. A bill (House Bill 208) by Rep. Erich Ponti ...
    NECN
  • Brother of ex-rep arrested on traffic warrant (nola.com)
    May 14, 2012
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The brother of former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson has been arrested after detectives discovered he had an outstanding warrant for a traffic violation in Gretna. New Orleans police say prior to Archie Jefferson's arrest on Sunday ...
    nola.com
  • Politics Column for Sunday, 5/13 (theadvocate.com)
    May 13, 2012
    The tense day-long debate Friday in the Louisiana House over the state’s spending plan often became bitter with recriminations and accusations flung back and forth. State Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, offered an amendment that had little to do with budget ...
    theadvocate.com
  • SLU awards 1,200 degrees at commencement (theadvocate.com)
    May 13, 2012
    HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University conferred degrees on more than ... included 434 men and 785 women who were receiving 16 different degrees; and representatives from 18 states and 15 countries. One candidate received a doctorate in educational ...
    theadvocate.com
  • Louisiana House backs $25B budget, stripped of one-time cash
    May 12, 2012
    Let your folks back home know what you stand for," Fannin said. Rep. John Schroder, R-Covington, said the cuts represented what the majority of taxpayers want in Louisiana, less government spending. "The sky, guys, I don't think is falling ...
    Alexandria Daily Town Talk
  • Republicans offer settlement in Louisiana's budget dispute (thetowntalk.com)
    May 11, 2012
    "Score this David Vitter 1, Jindal and Democrats 0," said Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, after the 51-50 vote on using one-time funds. It required a two-thirds vote of those present, so in this case, 67. Jones was referring to Republican U.S. Sen.
    Alexandria Daily Town Talk
  • Louisiana House's budget debate is over before it begins (nola.com)
    May 11, 2012
    The crafting of Louisiana's budget came to screeching halt Thursday as a group of representatives blocked attempts ... But House Appropriations Committee Chairman Jim Fannin, D-Franklin, who described himself as a skeptic about one-time money ...
    nola.com
  • $325M borrowing plan for rural roads gets final OK (nola.com)
    May 9, 2012
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A $325 million borrowing plan to repair and upgrade rural roads across Louisiana has received final legislative passage. The proposal by Jonesboro Rep. Jim Fannin was unanimously approved in a House vote Wednesday. The bill heads to Gov.
    nola.com
  • The GOP's Least Known but Best Qualified VP Candidate May Be a Woman (huffingtonget.com)
    May 8, 2012
    Another may be Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), the vice-chair of the ... In fact, like her fellow Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, who completely muffed his own national political debut -- and probably killed his shot at the VP ...
    Huffington Post
  • Notes and quotes from the Louisiana Legislature (nola.com)
    May 8, 2012
    The Louisiana House rejected a proposal that would strip the current requirement that public college tuition increases be approved by lawmakers before they can be enacted. The bill (House Bill 299) by Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Napoleonville, fell far short of ...
    nola.com
  • Bill to merge LSU-Shreveport with La Tech advances
    May 8, 2012
    BATON ROUGE, La. (WTW) — A bid to make LSU's Shreveport campus a branch of Louisiana Tech University started advancing Tuesday in the Legislature, getting the backing of the House Education Committee. The proposal by Rep. Jim Fannin, D-Jonesboro ...
    Marion Star
  • Louisiana Black Caucus Stand Up for Kids in a Huge Way (huffingtonget.com)
    May 8, 2012
    Members of Louisiana's Legislative Black Caucus received ... of the organization were in attendance when AMIkids President O.B. Stander presented the honor to First Vice Chair Rep. Girod Jackson III from District 87 and Rep. Austin J.
    Huffington Post
  • Justice Department rules against Groveport charter school in green-card dispute (dispatch.com)
    May 8, 2012
    National spelling and geography bees later this month will include three central Ohio representatives. Spencer Brooks, a seventh-grade student at Bexley Middle School, and Nicholas B. Rushlow, in eighth grade at Lakeview Junior High School in ...
    Columbus Dispatch
  • It's ugly as redistricting pits GOP vs. GOP (stltoday.com)
    May 8, 2012
    The same internal fight is playing out in southern Louisiana, where four-term Rep. Charles Boustany will probably face first-term Rep. Jeff Landry. The two already are trading charges about conservative purity and budget votes. In Arizona, a race is taking ...
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Public vote proposed on future of CCC tolls (wwltv.com)
    May 7, 2012
    If not, they'll have to go away, then the people, they'll have to come up with a plan B to be able to take care of the bridges." State Rep. Pat Connick, R-Marrero, added language to the bill that would prohibit toll money from subsidizing ferry operations.
    WWL-TV
  • Craft beer makers, their fans gather to sip, chat about small-batch brews (nola.com)
    May 6, 2012
    A representative of Stone will be there. 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 “Meet the Future Brewers of Louisiana”: Gnarly Barley and Chafunkta ... (536 Frenchmen St.) at 5 p.m., continues to d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen St.) at 6 p.m. and ends at Blue Nile ...
    nola.com
  • Politics Column for Sunday, 5/5 (theadvocate.com)
    May 6, 2012
    State Rep. Jeff Arnold made note of two special events occurring over the weekend involving members of the Louisiana House ... Bret Allain II, R-Franklin, is considered the measure supported by landowners seeking the cleanup of environmental damage ...
    theadvocate.com
  • Charles Edward Shoemaker Jr. (iberianet.com)
    May 6, 2012
    M.  Honorary pallbearers will be General William Bigler, Mac Hebert and B. J. Hensley. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in Mr. Charles' memory to the Franklin Masonic Lodge 57, F. & A. M., PO Box 344, Franklin, Louisiana 70538.
    Daily Iberian
  • New Rep's Little Shop of Horrors to Extend Through May 27 (theatermania.com)
    May 4, 2012
    Farwell (Mr. Mushnik), Jennifer Fogerty (Chiffon), Lovely Hoffman (Crystal), Timothy B. Hoover (Puppeteer), Susan Molloy (Audrey ... (set design), Frances Nelson McSherry (costume design), Franklin Meissner, Jr. (lighting design), Paul Perry (sound ...
    TheaterMania.com
  • Ex-La. congressman reports to Texas prison (heraldextra.com)
    May 4, 2012
    A former Louisiana congressman convicted of taking bribes has reported to a federal prison in Texas to begin serving a 13-year sentence. A spokesman for the federal Bureau of Prisons says former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson reported Friday to a low-security ...
    Daily Herald
  • Ex-La. congressman reports to Texas prison (argus-press.com)
    May 4, 2012
    A former Louisiana congressman convicted of taking bribes has reported to a federal prison in Texas to begin serving a 13-year sentence. A spokesman for the federal Bureau of Prisons says former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson reported Friday to a low-security ...
    Argus Press
  • Ex-La. congressman reports to Texas prison (10tv.com)
    May 4, 2012
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former Louisiana congressman convicted of taking bribes has reported to a federal prison in Texas to begin serving a 13-year sentence. A spokesman for the federal Bureau of Prisons says former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson ...
    WBNS 10TV Columbus
  • Ex-La. congressman reports to Texas prison (heraldandnews.com)
    May 4, 2012
    A former Louisiana congressman convicted of taking bribes has reported to a federal prison in Texas to begin serving a 13-year sentence. A spokesman for the federal Bureau of Prisons says former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson reported Friday to a low-security ...
    Herald and News
  • Former Louisiana Congressman William Jefferson Surrenders To Serve 13-Year Sentence (ibtimes.com)
    May 4, 2012
    Former Louisiana Congressman William Jefferson surrendered to a federal penitentiary Friday to begin serving a 13-year sentence, according to reports. Jefferson, 65, was convicted and sentenced in 2009 for taking approximately $500,000 in bribes ...
    International Business Times
  • NCHSAA names Franklin's Simpson Female Athlete of the Year (newarkadvocate.com)
    May 4, 2012
    ASHEVILLE — Lindsay Simpson, a two-sport standout from Franklin High, has been named the Female ... were selected by a panel of media representatives across the state. As a senior this year, Simpson averaged 5.7 kills per game in volleyball ...
    Newark Advocate
  • Legislator calls office a waste (theadvocate.com)
    May 4, 2012
    Days after scuttling funding for the state Inspector General’s Office, state Rep. Joe Harrison said Thursday that he ... We’re committed to giving the people of Louisiana a strong Inspector General’s office,” the governor said.
    theadvocate.com
  • House approves proposal for pension plan changes (theadvocate.com)
    May 4, 2012
    The Louisiana House endorsed Gov ... It’s something we should not stoop to,” said state Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin. State Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Napoleonville, who got the House to adopt the Social Security provision, said state employees would be ...
    theadvocate.com
  • House OKs tax break expansion (theadvocate.com)
    May 4, 2012
    The Louisiana ... Rep. Joel Robideaux, R-Lafayette. “We want to give the parishes the ability to grant these ... for the payroll you are going to bring in.; ... Parishes will be able to say we want this special project.” But state Rep. Sam Jones, D ...
    theadvocate.com
  • Houma-Thibodaux area ranks high for healthy air (dailycomet.com)
    May 3, 2012
    In the Houma-Thibodaux area, for example, burning sugar-cane fields can cause particle pollution. People with heart or lung problems are especially vulnerable. “If you look at the amount of industry we have in south Louisiana, and to know that ...
    Daily Comet
  • Rags to riches to prison for ex-congressman
    May 3, 2012
    NEW ORLEANS (WTW) — William Jefferson, who came up from north Louisiana poverty to become the state's first modern day African-American congressman and one of its most powerful politicians, was expected to report to a federal prison Friday — the latest ...
    Coshocton Tribune
  • Rep. says man trapped in cell shows problem at DEA (nola.com)
    May 3, 2012
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The case of a detained college student who was forgotten in a holding cell for more than four days suggests a breakdown in procedure and oversight within the Drug Enforcement Administration, a California federal lawmaker said Thursday ...
    nola.com
  • MU injuries: Franklin still on schedule but Josey likely out for 2012 (stltoday.com)
    May 3, 2012
    ... Franklin's wake and would be the presumptive first option if Franklin is unable to start the season. The Tigers open Sept. 1 at home against Southeastern Louisiana and begin the Southeastern Conference era a week later when Georgia visits Faurot Field.
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Brad Breithaupt: 12-candidate field for Congress looks familiar (marinij.com)
    May 2, 2012
    THINK OF the crowded race to succeed Rep. Lynn Woolsey as a brutal game of musical chairs ... Bennett Johnston Jr., the 30-something son of Louisiana's U.S. senator and Joe Nation, making his first run for public office and best known for ...
    Marin Independent Journal
  • Bill to limit gun restrictions nears final passage (nola.com)
    May 2, 2012
    Several lawmakers on the House committee questioned the need. "Louisiana has some of the most liberal gun laws in the country," said Rep. Terry Landry, D-New Iberia, a former state police superintendent. He said, "How has the expansion of gun laws made our ...
    nola.com
  • Notes and quotes from the Louisiana Legislature (knoe.com)
    May 2, 2012
    Local school boards should be able to sell their used computers to parents and students, the Louisiana House agreed Tuesday. The proposal (House Bill 1009) by Rep. Ed Price ... is needed to provide a service. R&B singer Ne-Yo prepares for NO Jazz Fest ...
    KNOE TV8
  • Jackson sales tax bill dies in Miss. House (knoe.com)
    May 2, 2012
    Rep. Kelvin Buck, a Democrat from Holly Springs ... the 2010 Gulf oil spill says major changes need to be approved immediately. This Hour: Latest Louisiana news, sports, business and entertainment This Hour: Latest Louisiana news, sports, business and ...
    KNOE TV8
  • Notes and quotes from the Louisiana Legislature (nola.com)
    May 1, 2012
    Local school boards should be able to sell their used computers to parents and students, the Louisiana House agreed Tuesday. The proposal (House Bill 1009) by Rep. Ed Price, D-Gonzales, would apply to computers being removed from the classroom and would ...
    nola.com
  • Old-School Politics Rules the Day in Louisiana Senate Committee (ibtimes.com)
    May 1, 2012
    At issue is Louisiana's process for addressing onshore environmental ... This is the complete opposite of the open, transparent and deliberative committee process led by Rep. Neil Abramson on House-passed legacy reform bill HB 618.
    International Business Times
  • On Obama, Teddy Roosevelt, And The Not-So-Fierce Urgency Of Maybe Next Term (huffingtonget.com)
    May 1, 2012
    It leaves everyone else rightly suspicious that the system in Washington is rigged against them, that our elected representatives aren't looking ... And John Breaux, former Senator from Louisiana. And Dick Gephardt, former House Majority Leader.
    Huffington Post
  • Lawmakers near Cleveland schools overhaul (dispatch.com)
    May 1, 2012
    National spelling and geography bees later this month will include three central Ohio representatives. Spencer Brooks, a seventh-grade student at Bexley Middle School, and Nicholas B. Rushlow, in eighth grade at Lakeview Junior High School in ...
    Columbus Dispatch
  • Louisiana House passes tax break bill tying Hornets to state (wwltv.com)
    May 1, 2012
    The Louisiana House reversed course Monday and agreed ... budget gap this year and continues to cut education and health care programs. Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, said public clinics have closed and schools haven't received funding increases.
    WWL-TV
  • Massachusetts Communities Receive Municipal Blue Innovation Award for Affordability and Wellness Initiatives (eon.businesswire.com)
    May 1, 2012
    “Cities and towns across the Commonwealth are facing difficult fiscal times,” said State Representative Richard Bastien who ... and wellness of its members,” said State Senator Benjamin B. Downing who represents part of Hampshire County. “
    Business Wire
  • House backs  tax rebate for Hornets (theadvocate.com)
    May 1, 2012
    Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin The Louisiana House on Monday scaled back and then approved a $3.65 million annual tax rebate for the NBA’s New Orleans Hornets — part of a state deal to keep them in the Crescent City. After defeating an amendment that ...
    theadvocate.com
  • Louisiana's bicentennial gets birthday party at state Capitol (nola.com)
    May 1, 2012
    The celebration of two centuries of statehood brought out elected officials, a gaggle of Louisiana notables, musicians and even a representative from Quebec, who all praised the state and its influence in their lives. The ceremony, during a ...
    nola.com
  • Insiders Backing Portman for VP (online.wsj.com)
    May 1, 2012
    When Ms. Palin was announced, he said, "the Republican Party got a B-12 ... Rubio or [Louisiana Gov. Bobby] Jindal. They are more tea party, more conservative." Friends say voters may find out some surprising things about Mr. Portman. For example, behind ...
    Wall Street Journal
  • House backs $3.7M annual tax break for the Hornets (nola.com)
    Apr 30, 2012
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana House has reversed course and agreed to extend an existing tax break given to the New Orleans Hornets that saves the team $3.7 million a year. The extension proposed by Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, was backed in a ...
    nola.com
  • EPA official resigns after crucifixion comment (baltimoresun.com)
    Apr 30, 2012
    Al Armendariz, who was the chief of EPA's Region 6 office, which includes refinery-rich Texas, Louisiana and three other states ... He said his strategy was to make an example of companies that were not complying with the law, in the comments ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Civic Illiteracy: A Threat to the American Dream (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 30, 2012
    For example, if we were trying to gauge the average U.S. household ... could be deeply damaged. When Ben Franklin left Independence Hall after the Constitution was finally produced after much deliberation and amidst much contention (in 1787 -- a question ...
    Huffington Post
  • Aretha Franklin Talks New Album, Biopic (wdsu.com)
    Apr 30, 2012
    standoff." In the meantime, Ms. Franklin has also turned her attention to her son's music career. "I'm recording with my son Eddie [Franklin]," she said. "He's got a terrific R&B CD coming out, I'd expect in July, and I produced some of it."
    WDSU
  • ESSENCE Music Festival®, QuintEvents Finalize Travel/Experience Packages For Blockbuster … (news.yahoo.com)
    Apr 30, 2012
    The concert performances, featuring Aretha Franklin ... at the Louisiana Superdome July 6, 7 and 8th. The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center will host trade shows and the ESSENCE® Empowerment Experience, featuring Rev. Al Sharpton, Congressman Maxine ...
    YAHOO!
  • Vulcan Files Definitive Proxy Materials And Sends Letter To Shareholders (finance.yahoo.com)
    Apr 30, 2012
    We strongly urge you to VOTE "FOR" Vulcan Directors PHILLIP W. FARMER, H. ALLEN FRANKLIN, RICHARD T. O'BRIEN and DONALD B. RICE.  All four are highly experienced, highly qualified and 100% committed to protecting your interests and maximizing ...
    Yahoo Finance
  • George Will: LBJ's subtle approach changed liberalism
    Apr 30, 2012
    This example of the malignant malice of some liberals against ... Had Robert succeeded, his brother almost certainly would have lost Texas, and perhaps both Carolinas and Louisiana — President Eisenhower had carried five of the 11 Confederate ...
    Nashville Tennessean
  • Analysis: Revenue doesn't match Jindal's picture (hosted2.ap.org)
    Apr 30, 2012
    Louisiana's Revenue Estimating Conference ... siphoning off ever more money from state services. For example, corporate income tax exemptions and credits cost the state $905 million in lost revenue in 2008 and are estimated to cost $1.4 billion ...
    Associated Press
  • Bethune-Cookman linebacker among Jaguars' undrafted signings (jacksonville.com)
    Apr 30, 2012
    Chicago Bears: Wyoming RB Alvester Alexander; Troy OT James Brown; Old Dominion DT Ronnie Cameron; Louisiana Tech LB Adrien Cole ... Ohio State OT J.B. Shugarts; Ohio State LB Andrew Sweat. Dallas Cowboys: North Texas RB Lance Dunbar; Prairie ...
    Florida Times-Union
  • George Vujnovich is Dead at 96; Led War Rescue (nytimes.com)
    Apr 30, 2012
    President Franklin D ... After its feats became known, Representative Joseph Crowley, Mr. Vujnovich’s congressman, proposed that he receive the bronze star. Tony Orsini, a B-24 navigator who parachuted into Serbia after his plane was crippled ...
    New York Times
  • Canton Charge season review: The many faces (cantonrep.com)
    Apr 30, 2012
    Gibson finished at Louisiana Tech and was performing well in a Miami Heat ... Fenders and found himself playing important minutes upon his return to Canton. Travis Franklin, 6-7, forward, age 23, 35 GP, 7.7 ppg: Original roster member and under-sized ...
    Canton Repository
  • Will: All the way with Lyndon B. Johnson (denverget.com)
    Apr 29, 2012
    This example of the malignant malice of some liberals against ... Had Robert succeeded, his brother almost certainly would have lost Texas, and perhaps both Carolinas and Louisiana — President Eisenhower had carried five of the 11 Confederate ...
    Denver Post
  • District courthouse marks 40th with exhibit (theadvocate.com)
    Apr 29, 2012
    The western half of the Russell B. Long Federal Building and United States ... Brady recalled that the late U.S. Rep. Emanuel Celler, D-N.Y., repeatedly blocked efforts by Louisiana’s congressional delegation to base a new federal court district in ...
    theadvocate.com
  • Political Notes: Don't worry, Dems and Reps; at Electoral College grades on curve (savannahnow.com)
    Apr 29, 2012
    Hillary Rodham Clinton: A solid B. (Just kidding with this item ... Voters fail him in most states, but former Georgia congressman and House speaker until last week says delegates will award him an A when they convene in Tampa.
    Savannah Morning News
  • An incisive portrait of a complicated LBJ (silive.com)
    Apr 29, 2012
    This example of the malignant malice of some liberals against ... Had Robert succeeded, his brother almost certainly would have lost Texas, and perhaps both Carolinas and Louisiana - President Eisenhower had carried five of the 11 Confederate ...
    Staten Island Advance
  • Raising standards to save schools (seattletimes.nwsource.com)
    Apr 29, 2012
    who teaches at Franklin. "But IB is growing exponentially now — with wild success." Teachers found that linking class work to students' daily lives boosted the program's popularity. So to spark interest in English and history, for example ...
    Seattle Times
  • Alpha going according to plan (espn.go.com)
    Apr 29, 2012
    When top contender Gemologist decided to contest the Wood, McLaughlin entertained yet another option -- the April 1 Louisiana Derby -- but Hansen ... McLaughlin said he draws from the example of Lukas' hands-on approach to apply techniques ...
    ESPN
  • Legislators taking precautions after Gibbons robbed (timesonline.com)
    Apr 29, 2012
    In the weeks after state Rep. Jaret Gibbons and two aides were robbed last month ... said the city plans to install cameras as a security measure. Gibbons, D-10, Franklin Township; his chief-of-staff, Kevin Bowser of Ellwood City; and Slippery Rock ...
    Beaver County Times
  • Tab Benoit, Dr. John, others fight to save coast (hosted2.ap.org)
    Apr 28, 2012
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Some of Louisiana's best-known musicians have joined forces ... Petitions and emails and letters don't always work as well as phone calls or showing up at a congressman's office. We have to be responsible for the way we ...
    Associated Press
  • La. Demo. Party head: Leach out, Peterson in (bestofneworleans.com)
    Apr 28, 2012
    The Louisiana Democratic Party today elected State Sen. Karen Carter Peterson of New Orleans its new chairman, ousting former U.S. Rep. and State Rep. Claude "Buddy" Leach of Leesville, who had inherited a party structure in extreme disarray ...
    bestofneworleans.com
  • Ala. GOP plans on bringing party leaders to state (hosted2.ap.org)
    Apr 28, 2012
    Among the Republicans who will be visiting Alabama are Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, U.S. Rep. Allen West and Ari Fleischer — former press secretary to President George W. Bush. Armistead said the state party is also ...
    Associated Press
  • The Fiber of Our Multi-Faceted American Tapestry (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 27, 2012
    For example, I reminded them that, in 1882, the federal Chinese Exclusion Act permitted the U.S. to suspend Chinese immigration. The ban wasn't repealed until 1943. I described how President Franklin Roosevelt's 1942 Executive Order 9066 forced ...
    Huffington Post
  • Stacy Head chooses Errol George to temporarily fill District B seat on New Orleans City Council (nola.com)
    Apr 27, 2012
    Errol George, an urban planning consultant and former legislative aide who ran unsuccessfully for assessor in 2006, will be appointed to temporarily replace Stacy Head as the New Orleans City Council representative for District B. Head ...
    nola.com
  • State Rep. Tries Again On Legalizing Recording Of Police Officers (journal-topics.com)
    Apr 27, 2012
    State Rep. Elaine Nekritz, D-17th ... threat to journalists doing legitimate work is a benefit to all journalists in Illinois,” added Stephen Franklin, president of the Chicago Headline Club, a chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
    Journal & Topics
  • Today and Saturday's Sports Calendar (houmatoday.com)
    Apr 27, 2012
    The seminar will start at 6:30 p.m. May 2 in the hospital’s multipurpose room A/B. The featured speaker is Rich Abadie, a sales representative for Riddell ... May 28-July 8. The Louisiana Cross Country Runner’s Club will hold a kids running ...
    Houma Courier
  • Interim NOLA Councilmember Proposed (msnbc.msn.com)
    Apr 27, 2012
    Current District B representative Stacy Head will be sworn in one day ... He has worked for the U.S. Senate and the Louisiana Legislature. Currently, George is self-employed with the firm of George & George, LLC. He is a New Orleans native ...
    msnbc.com
  • Lawmakers may let Missouri casinos extend credit to gamblers (stltoday.com)
    Apr 27, 2012
    "You can't carry $30,000, $20,000 in cash," said Rep. Scott Largent, R-Clinton ... already handles credit applications at its properties in Indiana and Louisiana. "It just allows customers to access their money conveniently," said Neil Walkoff, executive ...
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Obsessed: Rosalind Franklin (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 27, 2012
    So during law school, I wrote a draft law journal article about whether there should be intellectual property law protections for those who make scientific discoveries relying on the example of Rosalind Franklin. Last year I had the opportunity ...
    Huffington Post
  • Ala. gets tax-free weekend for disaster supplies (hosted2.ap.org)
    Apr 27, 2012
    The bill by Republican Rep. Bill Poole of Northport cleared the Senate ... Officials with the Alabama Retail Association, who supported the bill, said Louisiana and Virginia have hurricane preparedness sale tax weekends and Florida had one ...
    Associated Press
  • Firm that made loans to Chesapeake CEO defends them (chicagotribune.com)
    Apr 27, 2012
    Two pension fund representatives, who were not permitted to speak ... pension funds that put money into that fund include ones from Alaska, Connecticut, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri and Texas, according to research firm Preqin.
    Chicago Tribune
  • Ala. gets tax-free weekend for disaster supplies (hosted2.ap.org)
    Apr 26, 2012
    The bill by Republican Rep. Bill Poole of Northport cleared the Senate ... Officials with the Alabama Retail Association, who supported the bill, said Louisiana has a similar weekend and Florida used to have one.
    Associated Press
  • Louisiana Senate Backs Bill for Pre-Abortion Ultrasounds (lifenews.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    Add Louisiana to the list of states seeking to allow pregnant ... Voting in favor of the weakening amendment were Senators Allain (R-Franklin), Claitor, Dorsey-Colomb (D-Baton Rouge), Heitmeier (D-New Orleans), Morrell (D-New Orleans), Murray ...
    LifeNews.com
  • Investor and Lender Updates; News from California, Utah, and Mexico; QM Chatter (mortgagenewsdaily.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    I received this note from a mortgage bank owner in Louisiana: "Hey Rob ... And apparently they're off to a strong start. For example, Veritas Funding is one of Utah Housing Corporation's top lenders participating in the program.
    MortgageNewsDaily.com
  • Conviction of Black Mayor Overturned by U.S. Court of Appeals in Case Closely Watched by Civil Rights Activists (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    Below is more background, from my previous reporting on the case, here on Huffington Post: Waterproof, Louisiana is a rural town near the ... bringing a number of legal complaints. For example: in a town that is 55 percent African American, Mayor ...
    Huffington Post
  • In America Today You Should Be Afraid To Go Into Debt (businessinsider.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    A 2010 report by the American Civil Liberties Union that examined five states - Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan ... and costs related to a fourth-degree misdemeanor conviction. Another example that the ACLU used was of a mentally ill juvenile imprisoned ...
    The Business Insider
  • Zookeeper killed by elephant had sanctuary plans (azstarnet.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    Kerridge said Schofield, a veterinarian, ran the Franklin Zoo on a shoestring budget with just a few staff members, and her death had left the zoo in "turmoil" and placed its future in doubt. Representatives from the Auckland Zoo stepped in Thursday to ...
    Arizona Daily Star
  • Authors and Agents and Tennessee Williams Fest [Oh My!] (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    For example, when I came upon the Cherokee myth of the "Little ... I think I heard that shout in Louisiana. With a degree in anthropology and a background in acting, you bring a unique combination to the table. How do the two fields help the characters ...
    Huffington Post
  • College of New Rochelle to Hold Commencement Ceremony at Radio City Music Hall (newrochelle.patch.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    She received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in economics ... musical selection in addition to receiving an honorary degree. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1961, he began studying the trumpet seriously at age 12 and two years later ...
    Patch
  • Guest commentary: Mark Twain and the coin crusade (stltoday.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    The passage last week of the Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act by the House of Representatives might have produced scathing ... at being immortalized alongside George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Abraham Lincoln as perhaps the only man on our money ...
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Tax break for the Hornets fails in La. House (syracuse.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    (AP) — The Louisiana House narrowly refused Wednesday to extend ... We're closing clinics and hospitals," said Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin. Henry plans to bring the proposal up again for another vote in the coming days.
    Syracuse Post-Standard
  • The 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival Announces Yolanda Adams, Maurette Brown Clark, Kim Burrell, Byron Cage, … (finance.yahoo.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    Seven time Grammy award winning gospel singer Kirk Franklin has also been announced to return to the main stage. They will join the previously announced line-up, which includes the iconic Aretha Franklin, "Queen of Hip-Hop & R&B" Mary J.
    Yahoo Finance
  • House committee says Electoral College should reflect national popular vote (nola.com)
    Apr 25, 2012
    Rep. Tony Ligi, a Metairie Republican and Jindal floor leader, said he worried that a national popular vote election would shift the focus from swing states to the most populous states, still leaving Louisiana out of the limelight. Haynes argued ...
    nola.com
  • Casey challenger must unite GOP, raise cash (hosted2.ap.org)
    Apr 25, 2012
    "There's no doubt in my mind that we will all come together." One Smith supporter, Franklin County GOP chairman Dwight Weidman, also predicted the party will unite in the quest to beat Casey, and said any lingering bitterness pales in comparison ...
    Associated Press
  • Why No One Would Listen (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 25, 2012
    And it seems that, if the present House of Representatives has anything to say about it ... Wydler testified at a Congressional hearing in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, before an audience full of defrauded investors. She received a standing ovation.
    Huffington Post
  • White House Correspondents' Dinner guest list: The latest (politico.com)
    Apr 25, 2012
    Susan Collins; Rep. Steny Hoyer; Rep. Carolyn Maloney; Ambassador Melanne Verveer; Gov. Jerry Brown; Washington attorney Bob Barnett. NPR Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas of “Once Upon a Time”; R&B songstress Mary J. Blige; singer John Legend ...
    Politico.com
  • Notes and quotes from the Louisiana Legislature (nola.com)
    Apr 25, 2012
    Rep. Eddie Lambert, R-Gonzales, has unsuccessfully pushed the idea of paying people to return bottles and cans for several years as a way to encourage recycling and to clean up litter along Louisiana's roadways and in waterways. As in past years ...
    nola.com
  • Tax break will help fund private school tuition in Louisiana (thenewsstar.com)
    Apr 25, 2012
    BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana is establishing a tax break program that ... "We're hearing bad, bad (budget) news," said Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin. "Are you comfortable to have this kind of expenditure to make this problem worse?"
    News-Star
  • Without reforms, U.S. retirees to face dwindling funds (chicagotribune.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    For example, Americans' average real earnings are forecast ... But it actually was part of President Franklin Roosevelt's statement when he signed Social Security into law on August 14, 1935 with the aim of permanently protecting "against ...
    Chicago Tribune
  • Prowling New Orleans With Guns Galore (nytimes.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    “Nothing but guns and drugs and shootings — you name it, it goes on there,” Mr. Thacker said, turning into the complex, which is the focus of a grand rehabilitation plan but at the moment is still an example of urban blight. Metal doors ...
    New York Times
  • After Recount, Head Confirmed Winner In Council At-Large Runoff (msnbc.msn.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    In the next few days, she will take the time to review options available to the campaign under Louisiana election law," the statement read. Head has represented District B since 2006 and will ... primary election. State Rep. Austin Badon, who finished ...
    msnbc.com
  • Report: Fletcher Cox could go as high as #5 (rotoworld.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    The Eagles want Samuel moved before the draft begins Thursday evening; the negotiating is now going through Samuel's player rep. Franchise player Wes Welker ... as well as federal and Louisiana state laws. Loomis, who is suspended eight games this year ...
    Rotoworld.com
  • Notes and quotes from the Louisiana Legislature (nola.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    (AP) — Louisiana will borrow $350 million next year for state construction ... Quote: "Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is a train." --Rep. Frank Hoffmann, R-West Monroe.
    nola.com
  • 2012 GOP Nomination Contest Affirms Value of New Rules (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    But we would encourage Republicans, as well as Democrats, to consider further improvements that will ensure future nomination contests balance the goals of freedom of choice, maximum participation, and success in nominating a representative candidate.
    Huffington Post
  • Night of Broadway ballads to benefit Rep company (syracuse.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A Tony Award winner will be among artists performing Broadway ballads to raise money for a northwestern Louisiana professional theater company. The May 5 concert at Riverview Theatre in Shreveport will benefit River City ...
    Syracuse Post-Standard
  • Night of Broadway ballads to benefit Rep company (nola.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A Tony Award winner will be among artists performing Broadway ballads to raise money for a northwestern Louisiana professional theater company. The May 5 concert at Riverview Theatre in Shreveport will benefit River City Repertory Theatre.
    nola.com
  • Washington delicate about Secret Service scandal (al.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    Louisiana Republican Sen. David Vitter, for example, admitted in 2007 to a "serious sin" after his telephone number had appeared in the records of a Washington-area escort service that authorities said was a front for prostitution. Vitter, a member of the ...
    Birmingham News
  • Actors, artists aim to turn around failing schools (lehighvalleylive.com)
    Apr 23, 2012
    For example, studies show music training can help improve student ... James Catterall of the University of California Los Angeles and Susan Dumais of Louisiana State University, who have researched the effects of arts education for at-risk youth, said ...
    LehighValleyLive.com
  • Without reforms, U.S. retirees to face dwindling funds (chicagotribune.com)
    Apr 23, 2012
    For example, Americans' average real earnings are forecast ... But it actually was part of President Franklin Roosevelt's statement when he signed Social Security into law on August 14, 1935 with the aim of permanently protecting "against ...
    Chicago Tribune
  • A look at major issues at session's halfway point (nola.com)
    Apr 23, 2012
    Bullying of students is prohibited in current Louisiana law, with school boards required to include such bans in student codes of conduct and determine punishment. Rep. Patricia Smith, D-Baton Rouge, proposed rewriting the statute to spell out that ...
    nola.com
  • Check out WWII-era warbirds at DuPage Veterans Foundation fundraiser (dailyherald.com)
    Apr 23, 2012
    After the war, the aircraft was used for wind testing and eventually landed as a static display in a museum in Louisiana. Barely airworthy ... of Downers Grove, said. For example, the four-bladed propeller is hollow and was engineered to ...
    Arlington Heights Daily Herald
  • Madison360: How a single fiction helps Scott Walker and his allies (host.madison.com)
    Apr 23, 2012
    Franklin extends the analysis: “That division is really overlooked when we think of us as a pure 50-50, left versus right or Dem. versus Rep., that there are issues which strongly favor one side and other issues that favor the other side.”
    madison
  • Speculation over Romney's VP sparks denials (clickondetroit.com)
    Apr 23, 2012
    Speculation about his future has dogged the freshman representative since then ... Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana at 5% and Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia at 1%. Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio received less that one half of one percent.
    ClickOnDetroit.com
  • Awaiting Gaga, Asia sees more live music than ever (kentucky.com)
    Apr 23, 2012
    Singapore for example has made it easier for concert organizers to secure ... Elsewhere, Grammy-winning R&B star Erykah Badu ran afoul of Malaysian officials in February; after she arrived, the government banned her show on the eve of the ...
    Lexington Herald-Leader
  • Report: Media saw Romney as nominee get-Michigan (azstarnet.com)
    Apr 23, 2012
    Coverage was momentarily positive at three points: after his strong showing in the kickoff Iowa caucuses Jan. 3; following triumphs in Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri on Feb. 7; and the week he won in Louisiana ... the Texas congressman as a significant ...
    Arizona Daily Star
  • Editorial: Missouri can't afford to leave $400 million on the table (stltoday.com)
    Apr 23, 2012
    Only Missouri, Alabama, Louisiana, Iowa, Montana and Oregon treat federal income ... the possibility of helping constituents with an additional $400 million. State Rep. Jeanette Mott Oxford, D-St. Louis, and 30 co-sponsors (all Democrats) introduced ...
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Latin Boogaloo with DJ Turmix, Plus Chatting with Fanfarlo's Leon Beckenham, Dwight Twilley and Terence P. Minogue (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 23, 2012
    The tune features a fantastic horn chart, a funky beat and standout drums thanks to the great work of Bernard Purdie, who worked with Aretha Franklin, James Brown, B.B. King and others ... It's not necessarily representative of the whole album, but ...
    Huffington Post
  • Bitter Pa. Senate GOP primary heads into last days (hosted2.ap.org)
    Apr 22, 2012
    On Sunday night, Steve Welch and Tom Smith were to speak after GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney at a Franklin County Republican Party ... Meanwhile, a third candidate, former state Rep. Sam Rohrer of Berks County, remains popular ...
    Associated Press
  • Tamara Johnson, Jim Hughey fight for Democratic nomination in Jefferson circuit court (sample ballot) (blog.al.com)
    Apr 22, 2012
    Professional experience: Associate, partner, Light­foot, Franklin and White, 1998-present; legislative assistant, Congressman Tom Bevill ... Spelman College, B.A. 1974. Campaign: No website. "I've been telling people, 'Before I sit in judgment ...
    Everything Alabama Blog
  • Council At-Large Seat To Be Decided Saturday Night (msnbc.msn.com)
    Apr 22, 2012
    WDSU .com It’s election day in Louisiana for the April 21 runoff elections ... and campaigned much of Saturday as she goes up against District B representative Head. Willard-Lewis said she expects to be victorious in the campaign touting some of the ...
    msnbc.com
  • Pirogue endorsed as official boat of Louisiana by state House (nola.com)
    Apr 21, 2012
    The pirogue, the proposed official boat of the state, has set sail for the Louisiana Senate after navigating relatively calm waters in the House. Lawmakers last week voted 95-1 for House Bill 746 by Rep. Bubba Chaney, R-Rayville, that would ...
    nola.com
  • Powerhouse Comedian and Actor Kevin Hart Will Unleash His Firebrand of Comedy on the Main Stage of the 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival (finance.yahoo.com)
    Apr 21, 2012
    The 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival will be held in New Orleans July 6, 7, and 8 at the Louisiana Superdome ... which includes super talents Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige, Charlie Wilson, Ledisi, Fantasia, Stephanie Mills, Keyshia Cole, Eve ...
    Yahoo Finance
  • Gulf Oil Spill Anniversary: BP Disaster's Impact On Children Still Debated (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 21, 2012
    Carlson, medical director for the New Orleans Children’s Health Project, noting that conditions like asthma were prevalent along Louisiana's Gulf Coast ... Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon levels, for example, were not measured until the ...
    Huffington Post
  • Coolmore is Plan B for McPeek-trained Golden Ticket (kentucky.com)
    Apr 21, 2012
    $200,000 Coolmore Lexington has indeed become a haven for those seeking a Plan B for their 3-year-olds who haven't quite established themselves on the Triple Crown trail. The Ken McPeek-trained Golden Ticket is a classic example of such.
    Lexington Herald-Leader
  • Pensions helped EIG loan cash to Chesapeake, McClendon (msnbc.msn.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    Major Market Indices The list of state pensions that put money into the $4.1 billion EIG Global Energy Partners fund include ones from Alaska, Connecticut, Louisiana ... New Mexico investment officials, representatives for EIG said the new ...
    msnbc.com
  • Pensions helped EIG loan cash to Chesapeake, McClendon (finance.yahoo.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    The list of state pensions that put money into the $4.1 billion EIG Global Energy Partners fund include ones from Alaska, Connecticut, Louisiana ... year to New Mexico investment officials, representatives for EIG said the new fund's investment ...
    Yahoo Finance
  • Levon Helm remembered: 10 essential vocal tracks (azcentral.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    Louisiana. He really inhabits the character. And the way he stretches out the line "the whole...wide....world" is classic. This fiddle-driven, bluegrass-flavored highlight from "The Band" is another great example of what Helm could do with a ...
    AZCentral.com
  • 2 years later, fish sick near BP oil spill site (rapidcityjournal.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    For example, last year scientists with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette took cruises in search of crabs, lobsters and seaweed they had been studying in the waters not far from the BP well. They found a surprising lack of diversity. There saw less ...
    Rapid City Journal
  • Locking Down an American Workforce (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    Turpentine and lumber camps deep in the fetid swamps and forest vastnesses of Georgia, Florida, and Louisiana commonly worked their convicts ... The Kansas Wagon Company, for example, signed a five-year contract in 1877 that prevented the state from ...
    Huffington Post
  • Locals question spill settlement (houmatoday.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    For example, a processing plant with a multiplier of 3 that ... The rest of Terrebonne is Zone B. The dividing line cuts diagonally, moving south as it goes west, so it includes Cocodrie, but not Dulac. Southern Lafourche, including Galliano ...
    Houma Courier
  • Locals question spill settlement (houmatoday.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    For example, a processing plant with a multiplier of 3 that ... The rest of Terrebonne is Zone B. The dividing line cuts diagonally, moving south as it goes west, so it includes Cocodrie, but not Dulac. Southern Lafourche, including Galliano ...
    Houma Courier
  • ALEC's Other 'Deadly Force' Campaign to Kill Climate Initiatives (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    In January, he reported that since 2008, ALEC-affiliated legislators have introduced it in Kentucky, Louisiana, New Mexico ... ExxonMobil is a prime example. In January 2007, after the Union of Concerned Scientists, among others, revealed that between ...
    Huffington Post
  • Former La. congressman to begin prison sentence (10tv.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former Louisiana congressman convicted of taking bribes will have to begin serving a 13-year prison sentence within two weeks. Democrat William Jefferson was convicted in 2009 but has been free on bond while appealing his case.
    WBNS 10TV Columbus
  • Former Rep. Jefferson to serve sentence in 2 weeks (nola.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former Louisiana congressman who infamously was caught with $90,000 in cash hidden in his freezer will have to begin serving a 13-year bribery sentence within the next two weeks, a judge ruled Friday. Democrat William Jefferson ...
    nola.com
  • Jason Crabb wins gospel music artist of the year (omg.yahoo.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    "It makes me want to strive to do better, to live as good as I can and be an example. I'm just going to do the best that ... There are hard times in our lives, but that's when we see God show up." R&B soul singer Angie Stone along with gospel singers ...
    omg! on Yahoo!
  • Kellogg Company Launches Fourth Global Corporate Responsibility Report in Conjunction With Earth Day (finance.yahoo.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    For example, Kellogg has continued to work toward reducing ... including a partnership with Louisiana State University to jointly develop a certification program for Rice Master Growers to help ensure best practices. Shifting to sustainably ...
    Yahoo Finance
  • Hearing scheduled for former Rep. Jefferson (nola.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A hearing in federal court may determine whether a former Louisiana congressman will have to begin serving a 13-year prison sentence for taking bribes and other crimes. Democrat William Jefferson was convicted back in 2009 but has ...
    nola.com
  • Jason Crabb wins gospel music artist of the year (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    "It makes me want to strive to do better, to live as good as I can and be an example. I'm just going to do the best ... There are hard times in our lives, but that's when we see God show up." R&B soul singer Angie Stone along with gospel singers ...
    Huffington Post
  • Jason Crabb wins gospel/Christian music artist of the year at Dove Awards (startribune.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    "It makes me want to strive to do better, to live as good as I can and be an example. I'm just going to do the best ... There are hard times in our lives, but that's when we see God show up." R&B soul singer Angie Stone along with gospel singers ...
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Recovery money redirected to Superdome upgrades (nola.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    The proposal needed approval from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, which oversees the spending of the billions of dollars in block grant aid allocated to Louisiana after hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond ...
    nola.com
  • Ron Paul takes presidential campaign through Pa. (missoulian.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    The Texas congressman is lagging former Massachusetts Gov ... including on Sunday evening at a Franklin County Republican Party event. Pennsylvania shares the primary date with Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York and Delaware.
    Missoulian
  • 2 years later, fish sick near BP oil spill site (hosted2.ap.org)
    Apr 19, 2012
    For example, last year scientists with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette took cruises in search of crabs, lobsters and seaweed they had been studying in the waters not far from the BP well. They found a surprising lack of diversity.
    Associated Press
  • 5 Reasons the CISPA Cybersecurity Bill Should Be Tossed (techland.time.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    As Ben Franklin once said, “They who can give up essential ... any speech that a company believes would ‘degrade the network’.” An extreme example: Company X decides its network performance issues are security-related, grabs beaucoup ...
    Time
  • American Gulag: A Lot More Than License Plates (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    In The Nation, Abe Louise Young writes about the use of Louisiana state prison labor to clean up the ... it's a threat to emerging industries," said Representative Bill Huizenga, a Michigan Republican who is the lead sponsor of the proposed overhaul ...
    Huffington Post
  • The White House And Mortgage Fraud: So Far It's All Talk, No Action (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    An anonymous Justice Department official told David Dayen, for example, that "at least 50" people were working on mortgage fraud. And let's not mince words: There's a reason why a judge in Louisiana recently called Wells Fargo "highly reprehensible" as she ...
    Huffington Post
  • Courtney A. Barbarin-Moore (obits.nola.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    Alicia LaFrance-Franklin along with a host of cousins, other relatives and close friends. She joins her daughter Nyla Ann Moore and brother Willie E. Harvey, Jr. in Glory. Family and friends, pastor, officers and members of Corinthian M.B.C. # 2 ...
    nola.com
  • Notes and quotes from the Louisiana Legislature (necn.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    The Louisiana House will debate a proposal that would strip the current requirement that public college tuition increases be approved by lawmakers before they can be enacted. The bill by Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Napoleonville, was backed in a 7-3 vote ...
    NECN
  • House approves transportation bill extension with Restore Act provision (nola.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Texas and Florida. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, said the "strong margins in both the House and Senate for the Restore Act makes a strong case that it needs to be in the final product." The act also would set ...
    nola.com
  • Gov. Bobby Jindal signs school voucher bill (nola.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    (AP) — At a Baton Rouge Catholic school with New Orleans' archbishop looking on, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Wednesday ... The House-passed measure by Rep. Kirk Talbot, a Republican from River Ridge, goes back to the House for approval of Senate ...
    nola.com
  • Discrimination bill stopped in the La. Senate (houmatoday.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Senate shelved a bill that critics charge ... They are Sens. Bret Allain, R-Franklin; Troy Brown, D-Napoleonville; Norby Chabert, R-Houma; and Gary Smith, D-Norco. Crowe, R-Slidell, could bring the proposal up ...
    Houma Courier
  • Opinion, Or Manifesto? Judge Slams High Court's Economic "Surrender" (forbes.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    Brown was joined in the fiery concurrence by Chief Judge David B. Sentelle, a Reagan appointee ... Unless a law is completely irrational — one struggles to think of an example, perhaps a law requiring everyone to buy two left shoes ...
    Forbes
  • Oregon Liquefied Natural Gas export terminal proposed near the mouth of the Columbia River (oregonlive.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    The projects in British Columbia enjoy strong public and political support, but pipelines to transport gas over mountainous terrain to the B.C. coast will be expensive ... and in Washington D.C. Union representatives have been doing the briefing ...
    Oregonian
  • Mayor Ballard's state of the city address (msnbc.msn.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    Here is an example I am very proud of ... linked to the Monon and the Vandalia Trails, the Pennsy and B&O Trails, and other spurs out of the City. This is all happening because we connect with our neighbors. We seek out creative funding and ...
    msnbc.com
  • Top O' the Mornin' (thesttammanynews.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    Thanks also to State Rep. Greg Cromer, who issued a resolution on the House Floor last week commending Lou on this special occasion. It will forever be in the archives of the State of Louisiana. Lou will be inducted tomorrow evening at Juban’s ...
    News Banner
  • Law or no law, some states adopt healthcare reform (reuters.com)
    Apr 17, 2012
    for example, setting strict open-enrollment windows with stiff financial penalties for failing to enroll. That approach works well for Medicare, which penalizes seniors with a stiff 10 percent annual lifetime Part B surcharge for every year of ...
    Reuters
  • Sports briefs: April 17 (kentucky.com)
    Apr 17, 2012
    Legal experts and trial attorneys say they expect more complaints against the NFL to point to the Saints' scandal after the ex-players filed suit contending the bounty system was another example that ... of his backup "B" sample.
    Lexington Herald-Leader
  • W.Va. gets B- for transparency of child abuse laws
    Apr 17, 2012
    (WTW) — Advocacy groups studying the transparency of state child abuse laws gave West Virginia a B- Tuesday for its mandatory reporting ... Knowing that a child died in a group home, for example, might prompt a review of how the state regulates group ...
    Marion Star
  • House to debate hand-held cell phone ban (nola.com)
    Apr 16, 2012
    Shreveport Rep. Barbara Norton says cell phones aren't any more dangerous than things like drinking coffee while driving, eating while driving or reading the newspaper while driving. Louisiana currently has a ban on texting while driving and a prohibition ...
    nola.com
  • Merger shows promise (thenewsstar.com)
    Apr 16, 2012
    A bill winding its way through the Louisiana Legislature will enable ... composed of President and Publisher David B. Petty, Executive Editor Kathy Spurlock and community representatives Kay Prince, Billy Haddad and Dan Robertson.
    News-Star
  • 24 students nominated for service academies (elpasoinc.com)
    Apr 15, 2012
    U.S. Rep. Silvestre Reyes, D-El Paso ... Naval Academy; Erik Brito, Franklin High, Air Force; Christian Castillo, Horizon High, West Point; Israel Castro, Harmony Science Academy, West Point; Brandon Chung, Silva Magnet High, Air Force, Merchant ...
    elpasoinc.com
  • Opinion: Is the United States of America a Republic or a Democracy? (sulphurdailynews.com)
    Apr 15, 2012
    A notable quote by Benjamin Franklin says it all ... power resides in a body of citizens entitled to vote and is exercised by elected officers and representatives responsible to them and governing according to law. (http://www.merriam-webster.com ...
    Southwest Daily News
  • Never a dull moment for Rep. Rehberg (mtstandard.com)
    Apr 15, 2012
    While the panel has 13 members, only three are at the hearing: Rehberg, ranking Democrat Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Republican Rodney Alexander of Louisiana. New York Rep. Nita Lowey arrives later to introduce one of the witnesses, a cardiologist from ...
    Montana Standard
  • Franklin Morales in a groove (article.wn.com)
    Apr 15, 2012
    Tampa was reincorporated as a town on December 15, 1855, and Judge Joseph B. Lancaster became the first mayor in 1856 ... except when you provide it to us. For example, if you submit an inquiry to us or sign up for our newsletter, you may be asked to ...
    Worldnews.com
  • Chris Kelly: Santorum says the game's a long way from over, but who's still playing? (thetimes-tribune.com)
    Apr 15, 2012
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt If the Internet and the 24-hour ... Custer would have been a strong contender to succeed the retiring Rutherford B. Hayes in 1881, but there were no pundits, pollsters or party hacks to warn the brash young general ...
    Scranton Times-Tribune
  • Never a dull moment for Rep. Rehberg (mtstandard.com)
    Apr 15, 2012
    While the panel has 13 members, only three are at the hearing: Rehberg, ranking Democrat Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Republican Rodney Alexander of Louisiana. New York Rep. Nita Lowey arrives later to introduce one of the witnesses, a cardiologist from ...
    Montana Standard
  • The Power of the New Orleans School Reform (boston.com)
    Apr 14, 2012
    Times-Picayune reports that The Louisiana House of Representatives has given final approval to the central pieces of Gov. Bobby Jindal's sweeping agenda to restructure primary and secondary education in Louisiana. With the 60-43 vote for House Bill 974 and ...
    Boston Globe
  • Farm catfish endangered (thenewsstar.com)
    Apr 14, 2012
    High feed prices, high fuel prices and an influx of imported fish from Asia have almost put the Louisiana catfish ... of President and Publisher David B. Petty, Executive Editor Kathy Spurlock and community representatives Kay Prince, Billy ...
    News-Star
  • State Rep. Rob Kauffman tours Shippensburg's energy-efficient campus (cumberlink.com)
    Apr 14, 2012
    Pennsylvania State Representative Rob Kauffman, of the Cumberland and Franklin County areas, took a lengthy tour Thursday of Shippensburg University to get a first-hand look at the cost saving measures SU has been taking. “I like seeing what’s going on ...
    Cumberland County Sentinel
  • Farmers foot the bill (thenewsstar.com)
    Apr 13, 2012
    When Louisiana's cotton farmers voted to tax ... composed of President and Publisher David B. Petty, Executive Editor Kathy Spurlock and community representatives Kay Prince, Billy Haddad and Dan Robertson.
    News-Star
  • Louisiana not appealing rejection of Facebook ban (nola.com)
    Apr 13, 2012
    (AP) — Louisiana officials are not appealing a federal judge's decision ... in a statement. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Ledricka Thierry, D-Opelousas, would ban certain sex offenders from websites where the primary purpose is "facilitating social ...
    nola.com
  • Parents Must Make the Grade on Involvement (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 12, 2012
    Last week, Louisiana State Rep. Joe Harrison introduced a bill in that state's legislature that -- if passed -- would grade parents on the level and quality of their involvement in their kid's education. Focusing attention on the need for parental ...
    Huffington Post
  • New GOP-drawn districts hard on Southern Democrats (msnbc.msn.com)
    Apr 12, 2012
    LAURINBURG, N.C. — Democrat Larry Kissell has upset an incumbent Republican congressman in a largely rural ... Georgia, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. While Democrats fared well under California's ...
    msnbc.com
  • Despite opposition, La. panel OKs bill to sell Avoyelles prison (thetowntalk.com)
    Apr 11, 2012
    The is how members of the Louisiana House Appropriations Committee voted on H.B. 850, which would privatize the Avoyelles ... Patrick Connick, R-Metairie; Franklin Foil, R-Baton Rouge; Cameron Henry, R-Metairie; Tony Ligi, R-Metairie; Rogers ...
    Alexandria Daily Town Talk
  • Analysis: House Republican freshmen feel heat from all sides (reuters.com)
    Apr 11, 2012
    "Sure, there have been plenty of disappointing moments," said Louisiana Representative Jeffrey Landry, a freshman whose conservative voting record earned him praise from the Tea Party-aligned group FreedomWorks and an easy path to re-election in ...
    Reuters
  • BEVERLY ANN BERGERON NELSON (daily-review.com)
    Apr 11, 2012
    of Franklin; one sister, Gwen B. Cole of Franklin; three grandchildren, Beau Bonin of Prospect, Brett Nelson of Franklin and Brant Nelson of Franklin; and two great grandchildren, Trevor Bonin and Matthew Bonin of Pollock. She was preceded in death by her ...
    Daily Review
  • Bill does away with early graduation program (newschannel9.com)
    Apr 10, 2012
    The measure sponsored by Republican Rep. Glen Casada of Franklin was approved Tuesday on a voice vote in the House Education Committee. The companion bill unanimously passed the Senate 30-0 last week. Under the so-called Move on When Ready Act, a student ...
    WTVC
  • Richard Land’s comments on the Trayvon Martin case fuels controversy (examiner.com)
    Apr 9, 2012
    Land, the top policy representative for the Southern Baptist ... the convention expects Fred Luter Jr., pastor of the Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans, Louisiana, to go unchallenged for the SBC presidential office this June.
    Examiner
  • Graham: The easy way out of a problem is seldom the right way (thetowntalk.com)
    Apr 9, 2012
    Mrs. J.B. Rev. Graham: I pray you'll urge your daughter not to ... Countless childless couples, for example, would be delighted to adopt her child and give him or her a happy and loving home. Beyond this, however, I hope you'll do all you ...
    Alexandria Daily Town Talk
  • Sen. Roger Kahn, State Rep. Ken Horn announce office hours (mlive.com)
    Apr 6, 2012
    Roger Kahn, R-Saginaw Township and State Rep. Kenneth B. Horn, R-Frankenmuth ... Wickson District Library, 359 S. Franklin in Frankenmuth. For more information, email Horn at kennethhorn@house.mi.gov or call 866-467-6094. Kahn invites the ...
    MLive.com
  • Multifamily transactions for B and C properties heat up (bizjournals.com)
    Apr 6, 2012
    As buyer demand stays hot for multifamily properties around Atlanta, some buyers are starting to look beyond newer properties in core locations to B- and C-class properties ... closings in this product type. One example is the recent sale of the 112 ...
    The Business Journal
  • La. House approves teacher tenure bill (shreveporttimes.com)
    Apr 5, 2012
    Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, labeled the bill part of “Gov ... “In the Easter baskets we’re delivering to kids of Louisiana, not all of the eggs are edible. Some are rotten,” he said.
    Shreveport Times
  • House acting on education bills (theadvertiser.com)
    Apr 5, 2012
    Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, labeled the bill part of “Gov ... “In the Easter baskets we’re delivering to kids of Louisiana, not all of the eggs are edible. Some are rotten,” he said. Rep. Katrina Jackson, D-Monroe, “I am sad that ...
    The Daily Advertiser
  • Congressman Johnson calls Urbana news conference (nola.com)
    Apr 5, 2012
    URBANA, Ill. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson has called a news conference in Urbana to make an announcement — a day after a Republican official said the congressman plans to retire. Johnson's office didn't specify why he's calling the Thursday afternoon news conference.
    nola.com
  • House acting on education bills (thenewsstar.com)
    Apr 5, 2012
    Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, labeled the bill part of “Gov ... “In the Easter baskets we’re delivering to kids of Louisiana, not all of the eggs are edible. Some are rotten,” he said.
    News-Star
  • Rep. Todd skips vote on mandatory DUI blood tests (nola.com)
    Apr 5, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State Rep. Curry Todd, who was charged with drunken driving and gun charges last year, has skipped a House vote on a bill to give judges the ability to compel blood tests for drivers who refuse to give breath alcohol tests when ...
    nola.com
  • The Florida Animal Rescue Act Could Have Saved Thousands of Sheltered Pets, Held up Instead Despite Tremendous Public Support. Help it Pass in 2013! (streetinsider.com)
    Apr 5, 2012
    to Senator Mike Bennett–(R-Bradenton) for his sponsorship of S.B. 818 ... Springs), Representative Steve Perman (D-Boca Raton), Representative Ari Porth (D-Coral Springs), Representative Ken Roberson (R-Port Charlotte), Representative Franklin Sands ...
    StreetInsider.com
  • Rep. Bartlett survives tough GOP primary challenge (nola.com)
    Apr 4, 2012
    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett defeated seven Republican primary challengers Tuesday and will face Democratic businessman John Delaney in the fall in what is expected to be a hotly contested House race. Preliminary election ...
    nola.com
  • Notes and quotes from the Louisiana Legislature (nola.com)
    Apr 3, 2012
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Jefferson Parish lawmaker's bid to restrict telephone calls from political campaigns to homes and businesses that sign up for Louisiana's "Do Not Call" list was rejected Tuesday by a House committee. Rep. Cameron Henry ...
    nola.com
  • Rep. Curry Todd tells Tennessee House panel he has incurable form of cancer (commercialappeal.com)
    Apr 3, 2012
    It does have some effects on me: my vitamin B-12 and other things it depletes and makes ... The bill, sponsored by Rep. Glen Casada, R-Franklin, and Sen. Eric Stewart, D-Winchester, is opposed by insurance companies who say the expanded benefits ...
    Memphis Commercial Appeal
  • Hernando's mayor cited as national good example (nola.com)
    Apr 3, 2012
    is being introduced as a national good example for finding ways to improve a city's or ... Farther south along the Big Muddy, at Louisiana's northeastern tip, is East Carroll Parish, the lowest-ranked in the Bayou State. St. Tammany Parish, across broad ...
    nola.com
  • It's an honor to run for vice president -- but also a gamble (freep.com)
    Apr 3, 2012
    Franklin D. Roosevelt ... presidential ambitions themselves or had others do it for them. They include Rubio, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, all in their early 40s; New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, 49; Sen.
    Detroit Free Press
  • Running for vice president is an honor but also a gamble for those with presidential ambitions (startribune.com)
    Apr 1, 2012
    Franklin D. Roosevelt ... presidential ambitions themselves or had others do it for them. They include Rubio, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, all in their early 40s; New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, 49; South Dakota ...
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Check out the candidates in our Voters Guide (stltoday.com)
    Apr 1, 2012
    The Post-Dispatch and the League of Women Voters of St. Louis have joined forces to produce an online voters guide to help residents of St. Louis, St. Charles, Jefferson, Lincoln, Warren and Franklin counties choose local government representatives in the ...
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Prayer at Franklin County Commission Meetings (emissourian.com)
    Mar 31, 2012
    The American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri informed the Franklin County Commission that its policy ... The ACLU in its letter stated that since the commission is a representative body of all residents in the county of various religious beliefs ...
    Washington Missourian
  • Thank a farmer (thenewsstar.com)
    Mar 30, 2012
    While northeastern Louisiana's economy has continued ... composed of President and Publisher David B. Petty, Executive Editor Kathy Spurlock, and community representatives Liz Jones Craft, Mike Riley and Ronnie Traylor.
    News-Star
  • Santorum's Lead in Pennsylvania Narrows (realclearpolitics.com)
    Mar 29, 2012
    He led Romney by nearly 30 points in a Franklin and Marshall poll released in mid-February. Santorum has 30 percent support, and Romney has 28 percent in the latest poll. Texas Rep. Ron Paul ... and Santorum in Louisiana last week.
    RealClearPolitics
  • AP: NJ. rep. used campaign fund on 18 Calif. trips (nola.com)
    Mar 28, 2012
    CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey congressman has used campaign money to pay for 18 trips to California in the last five years. An analysis by The Associated Press has found that U.S. Rep. Rob Andrews' travels to California cost his campaign at least $97,000.
    nola.com
  • US rep. objects to shifting recovery money to Dome (coshoctontribune.com)
    Mar 28, 2012
    (WTW) — A New Orleans congressman objected Wednesday to a Jindal administration ... which oversees the spending of the billions of dollars in block grant aid allocated to Louisiana after Katrina and the follow-up blow of Hurricane Rita in 2005.
    Coshocton Tribune
  • Kraft rep allowed to address Foxborough board (nola.com)
    Mar 28, 2012
    The move made at Tuesday's Board of Selectmen meeting came after a federal judge ordered the town to allow a Kraft representative to address the board in response to a federal lawsuit filed Monday in which The Kraft Group alleged constitutional violations ...
    nola.com
  • House approves rebates for voucher contributions (theadvertiser.com)
    Mar 28, 2012
    Although the bill calls for individuals, corporations and organizations to donate to funding vouchers for students in public schools to enroll in private and parochial schools, the state would rebate whatever a Louisiana ... Rep. Sam Jones of ...
    The Daily Advertiser
  • FDA Panel Considers the Future of Intracranial Stenting (medscape.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    Larry B. Goldstein, MD, from Duke University Medical ... and actually learn something in a standardized way," she suggested. Industry representative Sergio J. Gadaleta, PhD, from Becton Dickinson in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, cautioned that if the HDE ...
    Medscape News
  • Santorum takes Louisiana and parish in GOP ballot (daily-review.com)
    Mar 26, 2012
    Rick Santorum won the Louisiana Republican presidential ... and their totals were: Franklin’s Jessie Morton won nomination to the Republican State Central Committee, 50th Representative District, Subdistrict B, with 329 votes or 64.51 percent, versus ...
    Daily Review
  • The real March Madness: Louisiana politics (theadvertiser.com)
    Mar 26, 2012
    Just before midnight, Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, expressed the frustration of many lawmakers ... Mike Hasten covers state government for Gannett's Louisiana newspapers.
    The Daily Advertiser
  • Louisiana goes for Santorum (dispatch.com)
    Mar 25, 2012
    He's not quite printing up the "Romney/Portman" T-shirts, but Rep. Steve Chabot makes it abundantly clear in a new blog get who he wants to be the Republican vice-presidential nominee. It's generally poor form -- and a likely violation of the ...
    Columbus Dispatch
  • Rick Santorum Wins Louisiana Primary (ibtimes.com)
    Mar 25, 2012
    Texas congressman Ron Paul ran fourth. Santorum had strong support in all income groups except for the very wealthy, and solid backing from conservative and religious voters in the Deep South state. "The people of Louisiana sent a loud and clear ...
    International Business Times
  • Santorum wins in Louisiana, invokes Reagan (wmtw.com)
    Mar 25, 2012
    according the Louisiana Secretary of State's unofficial tally. Romney picked up more than 49,000 votes or 27% of the vote, it said. Former GOP House Speaker Next Gingrich and Rep. Ron Paul finished a distant third and fourth, respectively. Gingrich picked ...
    WMTW
  • Santorum Wins Louisiana Primary, But Still Trails Romney By Wide Margin (ibtimes.com)
    Mar 25, 2012
    Romney went into the Louisiana contest with 563 delegates, according to the Washington Post Campaign 2012 Republican Primary Tracker. Santorum was a distant second with 263, former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Newt Gingrich of Georgia ...
    International Business Times
  • Santorum beats Romney in Louisiana (hosted2.ap.org)
    Mar 25, 2012
    Santorum had 263, while Gingrich trailed with 135. Texas Rep. Ron Paul had 50. The Louisiana exit poll found that in a hypothetical choice between just the two top contenders, Santorum's lead over Romney tops 20 percentage points, suggesting the ...
    Associated Press
  • Santorum beats Romney in Louisiana (theoaklandpress.com)
    Mar 25, 2012
    Santorum had 263, while Gingrich trailed with 135. Texas Rep. Ron Paul had 50. The Louisiana exit poll found that in a hypothetical choice between just the two top contenders, Santorum’s lead over Romney tops 20 percentage points, suggesting ...
    The Oakland Press
  • Will a Santorum win in Louisiana change GOP race? (click2houston.com)
    Mar 25, 2012
    An American Research Group poll conducted between Tuesday and Thursday showed Santorum leading Romney in Louisiana by a 43% to 27% margin. Gingrich had 20%, and Rep. Ron Paul had 6%. The big question was whether Santorum's expected showing there ...
    Click2Houston.com
  • GOP primaries: Rick Santorum wins Louisiana primary (bentoneveningnews.com)
    Mar 24, 2012
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Santorum is the winner of the Louisiana Republican presidential primary ... Santorum had 263, while Gingrich trailed with 135. Texas Rep. Ron Paul had 50. Santorum looked to add another Southern state to his win column after ...
    Benton Evening News
  • Few LA voters say Etch A Sketch flap important (hosted2.ap.org)
    Mar 24, 2012
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Few voters in Louisiana's Republican presidential primary said they were influenced by a comment by a Mitt Romney aide likening his campaign's tactics to an Etch A Sketch toy, even though it was one of the week's big political stories.
    Associated Press
  • Santorum looks for rebound in Louisiana (hosted2.ap.org)
    Mar 24, 2012
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Santorum looked for a win in Louisiana's primary Saturday to boost his Republican ... Santorum had 263, while Gingrich trailed with 135. Texas Rep. Ron Paul had 50. Santorum looked to add another Southern state to ...
    Associated Press
  • Jindal school voucher-charter bill clears Louisiana House after 12-hour debate (nola.com)
    Mar 23, 2012
    "I want to give every child in Louisiana ... to an A or B public school, with the voucher aid being paid to that campus. In either case, the private or public school would choose whether to participate in the program. Representatives also ...
    nola.com
  • Louisiana House of Representatives Passes Expansive School Voucher Program (ibtimes.com)
    Mar 23, 2012
    BATON ROUGE, La., March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- In a huge victory for families in Louisiana, the state House of Representatives last night passed a comprehensive school choice bill that aims to expand the current New Orleans voucher ...
    International Business Times
  • Louisiana House OKs Jindal's plan for statewide school vouchers
    Mar 23, 2012
    BATON ROUGE -- The Louisiana House of Representatives ... schools moved into the state's Recovery School District. Rep. Steve Carter, R-Baton Rouge, said his House Bill B 976 is to address "a deep concern about the future of our state."
    Alexandria Daily Town Talk
  • Louisiana House of Representatives Passes Expansive School Voucher Program (markets.dispatch.com)
    Mar 23, 2012
    BATON ROUGE, La., March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- In a huge victory for families in Louisiana, the state House of Representatives last night passed a comprehensive school choice bill that aims to expand the current New Orleans voucher program ...
    Columbus Dispatch
  • Louisiana House OKs Jindal's plan for statewide school vouchers (thetowntalk.com)
    Mar 23, 2012
    BATON ROUGE -- The Louisiana House of Representatives ... schools moved into the state's Recovery School District. Rep. Steve Carter, R-Baton Rouge, said his House Bill B 976 is to address "a deep concern about the future of our state."
    Alexandria Daily Town Talk
  • Essence Fest brings R&B, hip-hop and soul royalty to Louisiana (nola.com)
    Mar 23, 2012
    has gone all out every Fourth of July weekend with an A-list lineup of contemporary R&B, hip-hop, funk and soul royalty. (This year's headliners: Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige, Keyshia Cole, Charlie Wilson, The Pointer Sisters.) Free daytime ...
    nola.com
  • We need a public Doppler radar (thenewsstar.com)
    Mar 23, 2012
    Northeastern Louisiana needs a public source of Doppler ... composed of President and Publisher David B. Petty, Executive Editor Kathy Spurlock, and community representatives Liz Jones Craft, Mike Riley and Ronnie Traylor.
    News-Star
  • House debates amendments to school voucher program (nbc33tv.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    "According to the standards that are in place whether they are a,b,c ... of Baton Rouge. Representative Stephen Carter of Baton Rouge wrote House Bill 976. He says the amendment along with the bill itself is needed to move Louisiana education ...
    NBC33TV.COM
  • Starnes combats 'war on Christianity' with satire (bpnews.net)
    Mar 22, 2012
    One example of a battle against Christianity occurred in Taunton ... Coinciding with the release of Dispatches from Bitter America by LifeWay Christian Resources' B&H Publishing Group, Starnes launched into a book tour in February that included speaking ...
    BP News
  • Starnes combats 'war on Christianity' with satire (bpnews.net)
    Mar 22, 2012
    One example of a battle against Christianity occurred in Taunton ... Coinciding with the release of Dispatches from Bitter America by LifeWay Christian Resources' B&H Publishing Group, Starnes launched into a book tour in February that included speaking ...
    BP News
  • Notes and quotes from the Louisiana Legislature (realclearpolitics.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    Currently, poll hours run from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. The measure (House Bill 209) by Rep. Franklin Foil, R-Baton Rouge ... to limit people's right to vote," Foil said. Schedler said Louisiana's election day is the longest in the country, and he ...
    RealClearPolitics
  • Gov. Jindal voucher, charter, teacher job security bills up for debate in full House (therepublic.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    A major part of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's education overhaul ... in such schools should still have the option of private school enrollment. Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, said the accountability amendment by Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans ...
    Republic
  • B.R. residents among the most dissatisfied with K-12 in La. (businessreport.com)
    Mar 20, 2012
    For example, 36% of Baton Rouge area residents and 33% of New Orleans area residents rate the schools as poor in preparing students for college, compared to only 22% in southwest Louisiana and 23% in the Northshore and Orleans suburban parishes.
    Baton Rouge Business Report
  • Democrat accuses Jindal supporters of intimidation (necn.com)
    Mar 20, 2012
    Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, said he had received a request for e-mails he's exchanged with people affiliated with the Louisiana Federation of Teachers ... Sam Jones, D-Franklin, described what he called a process "that makes you think back to the ...
    NECN
  • Gov. Jindal voucher, charter, teacher job security bills up for debate in full House (therepublic.com)
    Mar 20, 2012
    A major part of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's education overhaul ... in such schools should still have the option of private school enrollment. Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, said the accountability amendment by Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans ...
    Republic
  • High court turns down Louisiana bid on Census (news.findlaw.com)
    Mar 19, 2012
    Louisiana said California, Florida, Texas and other states with large populations of undocumented immigrants gained seats in the House of Representatives at the expense of Louisiana and a handful of other states. Louisiana went from seven to six seats in ...
    Findlaw.com
  • Wisconsin GOP gets its wish — relevance (lacrossetribune.com)
    Mar 19, 2012
    "The Republican Party had McCain all wrapped up (as the nominee) by Super Tuesday," Franklin ... and U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, with 48 delegates. The field could shrink over the next two weeks as Puerto Rico, Illinois and Louisiana hold primaries.
    La Crosse Tribune
  • Wisconsin GOP primary to play major role (leadertelegram.com)
    Mar 19, 2012
    "The Republican Party had McCain all wrapped up (as the nominee) by Super Tuesday," Franklin said ... and U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, with 48 delegates. The field could shrink over the next two weeks as Illinois and Louisiana hold primaries.
    Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
  • Franklin track sweeps Foster/Perry Relays (iberianet.com)
    Mar 18, 2012
    FRANKLIN — The Franklin High Hornets and the Patterson Lumberjacks gave a small glimpse into what the District 9-3A meet might look like Friday night as the two St. Mary Parish Schools battled to the end at FSH’s 29th annual Foster/Perry ...
    Daily Iberian
  • Good example (dispatch.com)
    Mar 17, 2012
    Delaware County just missed the cut, with its site scoring a B-plus ... city of Columbus, for example, now includes bidding and contract information on its site, along with a searchable database of legislation. Franklin County provides extensive ...
    Columbus Dispatch
  • Huskers tear through Louisiana Tech (huskerextra.com)
    Mar 16, 2012
    Finally, the senior catcher from Midland, Texas, got the biggest reward of all when he hit a two-run, inside-the-park home run to help Nebraska to a 9-2 victory against Louisiana Tech on ... "That's a perfect example of getting rewarded for having a ...
    HuskerExtra.com
  • Santorum wins primaries in Deep South (newstalkzb.co.nz)
    Mar 14, 2012
    Santorum told ecstatic supporters in Lafayette, Louisiana, where he had travelled after campaigning ... with 99 per cent of votes counted. Libertarian congressman Ron Paul of Texas finished a distant fourth in both states. Hours after the double defeat ...
    Newstalk ZB
  • Senate seen taking up House bill on startups (ibtimes.com)
    Mar 13, 2012
    The Senate will vote this month on a bipartisan measure already passed by the House of Representatives to make it easier for small firms to raise capital, according to a Senate Democratic aide. Louisiana Republican Primary Results 2012 ...
    International Business Times
  • Edna M. Haines, 86 (herald-mail.com)
    Mar 6, 2012
    Skeets was an Avon representative for more than 35 years ... She is survived by her beloved husband of 67 years, Brady Franklin Haines, of Maugansville; their children, John B. Haines and wife, Debbie, of Greencastle, Pa.; Sandra A.
    Herald-Mail
  • Q&A: Editor of Dictionary of American Regional English finally reaches Z (host.madison.com)
    Mar 4, 2012
    Americans, for example, have a collection of words for sandwiches served ... “he wouldn’t know me from Adam’s housecat”) to zydeco (a kind of dance music associated with Louisiana Creole culture). Hall spoke with The Capital Times about the project ...
    madison
  • Lawmakers to debate smoking ban, TOPS changes, abortion and budget changes in session (therepublic.com)
    Mar 3, 2012
    Rep. Franklin Foil, R-Baton Rouge, wants to shrink the hours polls are opened on election day. And in less sweeping measures, Rep. Charles "Bubba" Chaney, R-Rayville, wants to designate the pirogue as Louisiana's official state boat. Lawmakers ...
    Republic
  • Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY! (dailykos.com)
    Mar 3, 2012
    In Iran, citizens went to polling places today, where they stuffed pieces of paper into a box indicating their preference for their parliamentary representatives ... Republican Rutherford B. Hayes was handed the 1876 win over Democrat Samuel ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Smoking, TOPS, abortion, budget on session agenda (nola.com)
    Mar 2, 2012
    Rep. Franklin Foil, R-Baton Rouge, wants to shrink the hours polls are opened on election day. And in less sweeping measures, Rep. Charles "Bubba" Chaney, R-Rayville, wants to designate the pirogue as Louisiana's official state boat. Lawmakers can ...
    nola.com
  • Morning Bell: ‘Buying’ House Votes for Unpopular Legislation (blog.heritage.org)
    Feb 20, 2012
    During the run-up to votes in the House of Representatives for each of those pieces of ... and grants to influence key states and voting blocs.” President Franklin Roosevelt was an early pioneer of the political use of administrative earmarking.
    The Heritage Foundation
  • Lyndon B. Johnson adviser McPherson, who influenced president on range of issues, dies at 82 (article.wn.com)
    Feb 18, 2012
    He is one of only four people who served in all four elected federal offices of the United States: Representative, Senator ... In the days following the assassination, Lyndon B. Johnson made an address to Congress: "No memorial oration or eulogy could ...
    Worldnews.com
  • LBJ adviser McPherson dies at 82 (article.wn.com)
    Feb 18, 2012
    Johnson's father had served five terms in the Texas legislature and was a close friend of one of Texas's rising political figures, Congressman Sam Rayburn ... Johnson's friends soon included aides to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as well as fellow ...
    Worldnews.com
  • LBJ adviser McPherson dies at 82 (article.wn.com)
    Feb 18, 2012
    Johnson's father had served five terms in the Texas legislature and was a close friend of one of Texas's rising political figures, Congressman Sam Rayburn ... Johnson's friends soon included aides to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as well as fellow ...
    Worldnews.com
  • LBJ adviser McPherson dies at 82 (article.wn.com)
    Feb 18, 2012
    Johnson's father had served five terms in the Texas legislature and was a close friend of one of Texas's rising political figures, Congressman Sam Rayburn ... Johnson's friends soon included aides to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as well as fellow ...
    Worldnews.com
  • LBJ Express starts program to help businesses (article.wn.com)
    Feb 9, 2012
    Johnson's father had served five terms in the Texas legislature and was a close friend of one of Texas's rising political figures, Congressman Sam Rayburn ... Johnson's friends soon included aides to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as well as fellow ...
    Worldnews.com
  • Cyber Secret added to Triple Crown nominations list (brisnet.com)
    Feb 9, 2012
    Officials at Churchill Downs said information on Cyber Secret was not added to the list of early nominees after a Triple Crown representative ... last year's Grade 2 Louisiana Derby victor, is also in the family. Offered by James B. Keogh (Grovendale ...
    Brisnet.com
  • Bloods killing in Henrico brings 31-year sentence (article.wn.com)
    Feb 8, 2012
    Johnson's father had served five terms in the Texas legislature and was a close friend of one of Texas's rising political figures, Congressman Sam Rayburn ... soon included aides to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as well as fellow Texans ...
    Worldnews.com
  • State legislators ask for City's support for Moss Regional (kplctv.com)
    Feb 8, 2012
    State Representative A.B. Franklin and Senator Ronnie Johns wants the council to support a resolution asking the LSU Health Sciences Division and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospital reconsider the cuts to Moss Regional's psychiatric unit and pediatrics.
    KPLC TV
  • Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital First to use PICO* Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System from Smith & Nephew (article.wn.com)
    Feb 7, 2012
    He is one of only four people who served in all four elected federal offices of the United States: Representative, Senator ... In the days following the assassination, Lyndon B. Johnson made an address to Congress: "No memorial oration or eulogy could ...
    Worldnews.com
  • Top Youth Volunteers in Each State Selected in 17th Annual National Awards Program (finance.comcast.net)
    Feb 7, 2012
    Porter School, Columbia Delaware State Honorees: Emma Rider, 14, Sussex County 4-H, Georgetown Christine McNeill, 14, H.B. du Pont Middle School ... Selma Evan Meade, 18, Franklin Community High School, Franklin Nathaniel Stone, 18, Warsaw Community ...
    comcast.net
  • This day in African-American History - 01 February (examiner.com)
    Feb 2, 2012
    1871 - Congressman Jefferson ... 1990 - Ida B. Wells, best known for the information she gathered on lynchings, was commerated on a U.S. getage stamp. 1996 - Several black churches in two Louisiana towns were burned. Since arson was suspected, the FBI ...
    Examiner
  • Your Favorite Vice: Hotline's Veepstakes Power Rankings (nationaljournal.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    Louisiana ... Franklin Raines? (How would that be playing right about now?) Or when John McCain chose some unknown governor from Alaska? Perhaps Romney will leave it up to the delegates, as when the 1876 Republican convention picked New York Rep.
    NationalJournal.com
  • Your Favorite Vice: Hotline's Veepstakes Power Rankings (nationaljournal.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    Louisiana ... Franklin Raines? (How would that be playing right about now?) Or when McCain chose some unknown governor from Alaska? Perhaps Romney will leave it up to the delegates, as when the 1876 Republican convention picked New York Rep.
    NationalJournal.com
  • BC-US--Immigrant Licenses, 7th Ld-Writethru,814 (wgme.com)
    Jan 27, 2012
    "I've got all the votes I need in the House," said Rep. Andy Nunez ... Rhythm-and-blues singer Jazzie B. (Soul II Soul) is 49. Actor Paul Johansson is 48. Gospel singer Kirk Franklin is 42. Actress Jennifer Crystal is 39. Rock musician Chris Hesse ...
    WGME
  • BC-US--Giffords Bill, 1st Ld-Writethru,399 (wgme.com)
    Jan 26, 2012
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A day after Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' emotional ... Rhythm-and-blues singer Jazzie B. (Soul II Soul) is 49. Actor Paul Johansson is 48. Gospel singer Kirk Franklin is 42. Actress Jennifer Crystal is 39. Rock musician Chris Hesse ...
    WGME
  • Bridge work to affect LBJ Freeway, North Tarrant Express (article.wn.com)
    Jan 24, 2012
    Johnson's father had served five terms in the Texas legislature and was a close friend of one of Texas's rising political figures, Congressman Sam Rayburn ... Johnson's friends soon included aides to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as well as fellow ...
    Worldnews.com
  • Update: Henrico jury: life plus 23 years for alleged gang member (article.wn.com)
    Jan 23, 2012
    Johnson's father had served five terms in the Texas legislature and was a close friend of one of Texas's rising political figures, Congressman Sam Rayburn ... Johnson's friends soon included aides to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as well as fellow ...
    Worldnews.com
  • Senator gets coveted committee appointment (houmatoday.com)
    Jan 22, 2012
    BATON ROUGE — A Houma senator has been appointed vice-chairman of ... R-Franklin, will be serving on the Finance Committee alongside Chabert, meaning the region went from having zero voices to two. In the lower chamber, Rep.
    Houma Courier
  • Senator gets coveted committee appointment (dailycomet.com)
    Jan 22, 2012
    BATON ROUGE — A Houma senator has been appointed vice-chairman of ... R-Franklin, will be serving on the Finance Committee alongside Chabert, meaning the region went from having zero voices to two. In the lower chamber, Rep.
    Daily Comet
  • Senator gets coveted committee appointment (dailycomet.com)
    Jan 22, 2012
    BATON ROUGE — A Houma senator has been appointed vice-chairman of ... R-Franklin, will be serving on the Finance Committee alongside Chabert, meaning the region went from having zero voices to two. In the lower chamber, Rep.
    Daily Comet
  • Benchmark Realty opens Murfreesboro office (tennessean.com)
    Jan 14, 2012
    Suite B, in Murfreesboro, is headed by Principal Broker Mickie ... The Realtors include: — A native of Louisiana, Mickie Howell has had a Tennessee Real Estate license since 2002. She has been involved in real estate since 1986, as a property ...
    Nashville Tennessean
  • Benchmark Realty opens Murfreesboro office (dnj.com)
    Jan 13, 2012
    Suite B, in Murfreesboro, is headed by Principal Broker Mickie ... The Realtors include: — A native of Louisiana, Mickie Howell has had a Tennessee Real Estate license since 2002. She has been involved in real estate since 1986, as a property ...
    Daily News Journal
  • Raymond L. Johnson Sr., lawyer, civil rights activist, dies at 89 (article.wn.com)
    Jan 9, 2012
    He is one of only four people who served in all four elected federal offices of the United States: Representative, Senator ... In the days following the assassination, Lyndon B. Johnson made an address to Congress: "No memorial oration or eulogy could ...
    Worldnews.com
  • Hypocritical Sexual Society: Focused on the Petty Sex Scandals, Ignoring the Ones That Really Matter (alternet.org)
    Dec 28, 2011
    But while we certainly flock like moths to the scandal flame when that flame is a photo of a Congressman's penis ... New York's infamous "rape cops," officers Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata, were acquitted by a jury this May of charges ...
    AlterNet
  • Schizoid Sexual Society: Focused on the Petty Sex Scandals, Ignoring the Ones That Really Matter (alternet.org)
    Dec 28, 2011
    But while we certainly flock like moths to the scandal flame when that flame is a photo of a Congressman's penis ... New York's infamous "rape cops," officers Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata, were acquitted by a jury this May of charges ...
    AlterNet
  • Hypocritical Sexual Society: Focused on the Petty Sex Scandals, Ignoring the Ones That Really Matter (alternet.org)
    Dec 28, 2011
    But while we certainly flock like moths to the scandal flame when that flame is a photo of a Congressman's penis ... New York's infamous "rape cops," officers Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata, were acquitted by a jury this May of charges ...
    AlterNet
  • Army and Navy overcame animosities to restore rivalry of two lofty military academies (standard.net)
    Dec 9, 2011
    The teams met at the University of Pennsylvania's Franklin Field on Dec. 2 ... but there were no threats of gunplay in the grandstands. Early in 1903, representatives from each academy began a series of meetings to seek common player eligibility ...
    Ogden Standard-Examiner
  • Army and Navy overcame animosities to restore rivalry of two lofty military academies (idahostatesman.com)
    Dec 7, 2011
    The teams met at the University of Pennsylvania's Franklin Field on Dec. 2 ... but there were no threats of gunplay in the grandstands. Early in 1903, representatives from each academy began a series of meetings to seek common player eligibility ...
    Idaho Statesman
  • Army and Navy overcame animosities to restore rivalry of two lofty military academies (sacbee.com)
    Dec 7, 2011
    The teams met at the University of Pennsylvania's Franklin Field on Dec. 2 ... but there were no threats of gunplay in the grandstands. Early in 1903, representatives from each academy began a series of meetings to seek common player eligibility ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • Army and Navy overcame animosities to restore rivalry of two lofty military academies (idahostatesman.com)
    Dec 7, 2011
    The teams met at the University of Pennsylvania's Franklin Field on Dec. 2 ... but there were no threats of gunplay in the grandstands. Early in 1903, representatives from each academy began a series of meetings to seek common player eligibility ...
    Idaho Statesman
  • Voters head to the polls (americanpress.com)
    Oct 22, 2011
    The race for attorney general will appear on the ballot, but votes will not be counted after former U.S. Rep. Joseph Cao withdrew from the race, leaving incumbent Buddy Caldwell unopposed. Louisiana ... A.B.” Franklin (I), Paul “PJ ...
    Lake Charles American Press
  • Voters head to the polls (americanpress.com)
    Oct 22, 2011
    The race for attorney general will appear on the ballot, but votes will not be counted after former U.S. Rep. Joseph Cao withdrew from the race, leaving incumbent Buddy Caldwell unopposed. Louisiana ... A.B.” Franklin (I), Paul “PJ ...
    Lake Charles American Press
  • Voters head to the polls (americanpress.com)
    Oct 22, 2011
    Voters across Southwest Louisiana head to the polls today ... 34th House District — “A.B.” Franklin (I), Paul “PJ’’ Geary. Assessor — Wendy Curphy Aguillard, Willie Landry Mount, “Mike” Regan. Police Jury District 2 ...
    Lake Charles American Press
  • Primary for state, parish elections is Saturday (daily-review.com)
    Oct 21, 2011
    Mark Hebert of Franklin, former chief deputy and interim sheriff, is on the ballot with Patrick LaSalle, police chief of Patterson; George Rodriguez, a Franklin businessman; and Jack D. Smith, a Patterson businessman and former state representative.
    Daily Review
  • Primary for state, parish elections is Saturday (daily-review.com)
    Oct 21, 2011
    Mark Hebert of Franklin, former chief deputy and interim sheriff, is on the ballot with Patrick LaSalle, police chief of Patterson; George Rodriguez, a Franklin businessman; and Jack D. Smith, a Patterson businessman and former state representative.
    Daily Review
  • Political forum hosts candidates in Sorrel (daily-review.com)
    Oct 19, 2011
    Attending were parish President Paul Naquin; sheriff candidates Patrick LaSalle and Jack Smith; District 1 candidates H.B. Bell, incumbent Craig Mathews ... 38-year veteran and former commissioner of the Louisiana State Police. He also said he is the ...
    Daily Review
  • Political forum hosts candidates in Sorrel (banner-tribune.com)
    Oct 19, 2011
    Attending were parish President Paul Naquin; sheriff candidates Patrick LaSalle and Jack Smith; District 1 candidates H.B. Bell, incumbent Craig Mathews ... 38-year veteran and former commissioner of the Louisiana State Police. He also said he is the ...
    Franklin Banner-Tribune
  • Political forum hosts candidates in Sorrel (daily-review.com)
    Oct 18, 2011
    Attending were parish President Paul Naquin; sheriff candidates Patrick LaSalle and Jack Smith; District 1 candidates H.B. Bell, incumbent Craig Mathews ... 38-year veteran and former commissioner of the Louisiana State Police. He also said he is the ...
    Daily Review
  • Todd's arrest does not dissuade gun advocates (jacksonsun.com)
    Oct 18, 2011
    Stacey Campfield told the Chattanooga Times Free Press that no one is advocating changes to the state's alcohol laws after Rep. Curry ... fundraiser for Perry in Franklin on Nov. 10, featuring the candidate and Louisiana Gov.
    Jackson Sun
  • More than 3,300 cast early ballots in St. Mary (daily-review.com)
    Oct 17, 2011
    Mark Hebert, of Franklin, former chief deputy and interim sheriff, is on the ballot with Patrick LaSalle, police chief of Patterson; George Rodriguez, a Franklin businessman; and Jack D. Smith, a Patterson businessman and former state representative.
    Daily Review
  • More than 3,300 cast early ballots in St. Mary (daily-review.com)
    Oct 17, 2011
    Mark Hebert, of Franklin, former chief deputy and interim sheriff, is on the ballot with Patrick LaSalle, police chief of Patterson; George Rodriguez, a Franklin businessman; and Jack D. Smith, a Patterson businessman and former state representative.
    Daily Review
  • Early voters cast 2,261 ballots so far (daily-review.com)
    Oct 14, 2011
    Mark Hebert, of Franklin, former chief deputy and interim sheriff, is on the ballot with Patrick LaSalle, police chief of Patterson; George Rodriguez, a Franklin businessman; and Jack D. Smith, a Patterson businessman and former state representative.
    Daily Review
  • Loophole found in state retirement (theadvertiser.com)
    Sep 23, 2011
    BATON ROUGE — While a constitutional amendment adopted in 1996 bans Louisiana legislators from joining the ... was a member of the St. James Parish Council, and Rep. A.B. Franklin, D-Lake Charles, was a City Council member.
    The Daily Advertiser
  • Changing Scene (getstar.com)
    Sep 16, 2011
    Hansen has a B.A. in speech communication from Kutztown University ... The Slingerlands native attended Franklin & Marshall University in Lancaster, Pa. where he worked with the athletics department. He also interned with the Lancaster ...
    Post-Star
  • Phantoms Bolster Front Office Staff (oursportscentral.com)
    Sep 15, 2011
    He has a B.A. in Speech Communication from Kutztown University ... The Slingerlands, NY native (near Albany) attended Franklin & Marshall University in Lancaster, Pennsylvania where he worked with the athletics department. David also interned with the ...
    OurSports Central
  • Week 2 roundup (aol.sportingnews.com)
    Sep 10, 2011
    Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden wasn’t thrilled with his performance last week, despite the Cowboys’ easy win over Louisiana-Lafayette ... of a stronger team winning, or a BCS representative doing as it should.
    Sporting News
  • Candidate slate set for Oct. 22 election (daily-review.com)
    Sep 9, 2011
    State Rep. Sam Jones (D-Franklin) enters his second term in the legislature unopposed at the close of qualifying Thursday. “I am deeply honored by the decision of the people of the 50th District of the Louisiana House of Representatives to re-elect me ...
    Daily Review
  • Obituary: George Dale Reesman, 80 (boonvilledailynews.com)
    Sep 8, 2011
    He attended Northeast Missouri State College before transferring to and graduating from the University of Missouri (A.B. 1953). He then entered the ... He also served as city attorney for Boonville and New Franklin (1960-1970) and Special Assistant to ...
    Boonville Daily News
  • Part 2 -The US Citizenship Quiz - Would you pass the US naturalisation interview? (irishcentral.com)
    Sep 2, 2011
    What is one thing Benjamin Franklin is famous for? 69 ... What did the Emancipation Proclamation do? 77. What did Susan B. Anthony do? 78. Name one war fought by the U.S. in the 1900s 79. Who was president during World War I? 80. Who was president during ...
    Irish Central
  • Goldsource Mines Inc. Signs Definitive Arrangement Agreement With Zero Emission Energy Plants Ltd. (elp.com)
    Sep 2, 2011
    Williamson, two representatives of Goldsource, J. Scott Drever and Steven B. Simpson, as well as two independent directors ... Bernard Consulting, Inc. Mr. Bernard received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University.
    Electric Light & Power
  • NOLA free clinic draws thousands (kplctv.com)
    Sep 1, 2011
    More than 900 people including a group from Southwest Louisiana donated their time and skills this year. Louisiana State Representative A.B. Franklin led a group of several volunteers from the lake area hoping to gather ideas for another free clinic in Lake Charles.
    KPLC TV
  • Metro New Orleans area community meetings for Saturday, Aug. 6 (nola.com)
    Aug 6, 2011
    GENTILLY TERRACE AND GARDENS IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION Wednesday, 7-8 p.m., at Gentilly Baptist Church, 5143 Franklin Ave ... Community Breakfast presents Gina B. Womack, executive director of Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children ...
    New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • Metro New Orleans area community meetings for Friday, Aug. 5 (nola.com)
    Aug 5, 2011
    GENTILLY TERRACE AND GARDENS IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION Wednesday, 7-8 p.m., at Gentilly Baptist Church, 5143 Franklin Ave ... Community Breakfast presents Gina B. Womack, executive director of Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children ...
    New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • Metro New Orleans area community meetings for Thursday, Aug. 4 (nola.com)
    Aug 4, 2011
    GENTILLY TERRACE AND GARDENS IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION Wednesday, 7-8 p.m., at Gentilly Baptist Church, 5143 Franklin Ave ... Community Breakfast presents Gina B. Womack, executive director of Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children ...
    New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • Metro New Orleans area community meetings for Wednesday, Aug. 3 (nola.com)
    Aug 3, 2011
    Aug. 10, 7-8 p.m., at Gentilly Baptist Church, 5143 Franklin Ave. Visit ... The Gillespie Memorial Community Breakfast presents Gina B. Womack, executive director of Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children, whose keynote will be "School ...
    New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • Metro New Orleans area community meetings for Tuesday, Aug. 2 (nola.com)
    Aug 2, 2011
    Scheduled participants include representatives of Crimestoppers ... The event will feature live DJs, R&B, clean rap and bounce performances, free food and soft drinks, games and information booths staffed by many agencies and organizations.
    New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • War declared on pesky boll weevil in 1903 (chron.com)
    Jul 13, 2011
    The insect continued to spread through Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi ... which ensured each county representation in the House of Representatives. On Jan. 29 the House voted to reconsider the resolution and, with the concurrence of the Senate, passed ...
    Houston Chronicle
  • The Obama Administration: June 16-30, 2011 (opednews.com)
    Jul 4, 2011
    Participating states: Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine ... to appear on every pack of cigarettes and every advertisement b eginning September 2012. The President, in a released statement ...
    OpEdNews.com
  • Our Past: Tab Finchum named ‘Rotarian of the Year’ (6/29) (americanpress.com)
    Jun 30, 2011
    Mrs. Ann Reynaud and Gus B. Berry will be ... 1983 and worked as a field representative and dispatcher. Mrs. Reynaud worked as secretary from 1967 to 1986. Mrs. Sibal Taylor of Baton Rouge, assistant to the president of the Louisiana AFL-CIO, will be ...
    Lake Charles American Press
  • Will states actually block Obama from ballot access? (wnd.com)
    Jun 21, 2011
    But New Hampshire's H.B. 1245, signed into law by Democratic Governor John Lynch ... Georgia: HB 37 , submitted by State Rep. Bobby Franklin, requires only that candidates provide "original documentation" demonstrating eligibility. On Jan. 24, it was ...
    WND.com
  • Will states actually block Obama from ballot access? (wnd.com)
    Jun 19, 2011
    But New Hampshire's H.B. 1245, signed into law by Democratic Governor John Lynch ... Georgia: HB 37 , submitted by State Rep. Bobby Franklin, requires only that candidates provide "original documentation" demonstrating eligibility. On Jan. 24, it was ...
    WND.com
  • House refuses to override Jindal tax veto (6/16) (americanpress.com)
    Jun 17, 2011
    Three representatives who voted for the tax the first time around were recorded as absent on the override vote. Three Republicans who were absent May 24 voted against the override. Reps. James Armes of Leesville, Mike Danahay of Sulphur, A.B. Franklin of ...
    Lake Charles American Press
  • Southern Baptists poised for historic election (yourwestvalley.com)
    Jun 14, 2011
    In 1986, Luter was hired at the head pastor at Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans ... In 1992, he was the first African-American elected to the executive board of the Louisiana Baptist Convention. In 2001, he was the first African-American ...
    YourWestValley.com

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    May 23, 2011
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    May 23, 2011
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    May 22, 2011
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  • Life at Golden Pines: Riding the Wave (lifeatgoldenpines.blogspot.com)
    May 20, 2011
    As God's personal representative of unconditional love, Hamlet will soldier on, bringing all he touches joy and confirmation that all is well in the physical world; even if he is not. Paws Always crossed for Hamlet. ..... TODAY'S FLOWERS - A collection of Peonies A. B. Franklin Madame Emily Debantine Coral Surpeme Coral'n Gold Fay Golden Glow Red Charm TODAY'S FLOWER'S was c... 1 day ago. Dog Blessed @ Silverwalk · Wow - Nothing stays the same except change! ...
    Life at Golden Pines
  • THE INTERSECTION | MADNESS & REALITY: Rep Luis Gutierrez: Obama ... (rippdemup.com)
    May 19, 2011
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  • Thousands flee Alberta wildfires - Ingersoll Times - Ontario, CA (ingersolltimes.com)
    May 16, 2011
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    May 12, 2011
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    May 12, 2011
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  • Court Claims | Suit Filed Over Lowder Nomination (productsonlineblog.com)
    May 11, 2011
    Byron Franklin and Charles McCrary were renominated for new terms. Ben Thomas Roberts of Mobile, James Hopson Sanford of Prattville and Elizabeth Huntley of Clanton were nominated to join the board. The nominations must be approved by ...
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    May 10, 2011
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    May 10, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 9, 2011
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    May 6, 2011
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    May 6, 2011
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    May 5, 2011
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  • The American National Exhibition in Moscow 1959: Purpose and Politics (bestamericanart.blogspot.com)
    May 4, 2011
    Edith Halpert and Richard McLanathan organized the American contemporary art exhibit, with the selection of works made by Lloyd Goodrich, Franklin C. Watkins, Theodore Roszak and Henry Radford Hope. ... Much has been written about abstract expressionism as being representative of American freedom and being used as a diplomatic tool in the Cold War. Some young Russians were familiar with the Ashcan school and many American artists including Stuart Davis, Charles Sheeler ...
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  • 4 May - RSS SnapShot! Pt I (opitslinkfest.blogspot.com)
    May 4, 2011
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    May 2, 2011
    Last night on The Final Word, Lawrence O'Donnell conducted an interview with the Reverend Franklin Graham that made me grateful that I am not a Christian. Graham, one of the most influential ministers in the United States, ...... The budget plan put forth by Representative Paul Ryan has been described by some as a serious, smart plan that will help reinvigorate the economy and reduce the deficit. Ryan's plan, to revamp Medicare has been described as shifting costs from ...
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  • Secrets of Sankhya Sastra (bbvdiscussions.blogspot.com)
    May 2, 2011
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    May 1, 2011
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    May 1, 2011
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    Apr 30, 2011
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    Apr 30, 2011
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    Apr 29, 2011
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  • Cherry Springs State Park (boat.rctoycomparison.com)
    Apr 29, 2011
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  • THE INTERSECTION | MADNESS & REALITY: Rep. Sally Kern (R-Okla ... (rippdemup.com)
    Apr 29, 2011
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    Apr 28, 2011
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    Apr 28, 2011
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  • 28 April - Blogs I'm Following (opitslinkfest.blogspot.com)
    Apr 28, 2011
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    Apr 28, 2011
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    Apr 27, 2011
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    Apr 27, 2011
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    Apr 27, 2011
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    Apr 26, 2011
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  • Frances Jane Crosby (news-contents.blogspot.com)
    Apr 26, 2011
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  • Cherry Springs State Park (geology.goldwavetable.com)
    Apr 26, 2011
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    Apr 26, 2011
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  • THE RISE OF THE FOURTH REICH (omasiali.wordpress.com)
    Apr 25, 2011
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  • Minor League Wrap (4/18-24/11) (ussmariner.com)
    Apr 25, 2011
    We'll have to wait and see which one is more representative of him in double-A,. Old Reliable Mention: RHP Jarrett Grube, 11/5/1981 0-0, GS, 1.50 ERA in 6.0 IP, 3 H, R, 6/2 K/BB, 4/5 G/F. Good Start, Bad Start Mention: ... Newfound Plate Discipline #1 Mention: SS Nick Franklin, S/R, 3/2/1991 6 G, 21 AB, 5 R, 6 H, 3 2B, 2 RBI, SB, 5/6 K/BB, .286/.444/.429. Newfound Plate Discipline #2 Mention: OF Daniel Carroll, R/R, 1/6/1989 6 G, 23 AB, 7 R, 9 H, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, 5 SB, ...
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    Apr 25, 2011
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    Apr 25, 2011
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    Apr 25, 2011
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  • 24 April - RSS SnapShot! Pt I (opitslinkfest.blogspot.com)
    Apr 24, 2011
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    Apr 24, 2011
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    Apr 24, 2011
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    Apr 22, 2011
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    Apr 21, 2011
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    Apr 20, 2011
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  • Ardent Chooses Agency of Record For Promotional and Merchandising ... (findatas.com)
    Apr 20, 2011
    Then it grabbed the Publishers Marketing Association's silver Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Mystery/Suspense Book of 2001. In 2003 Writer's Digest's named it runner-up for Best Genre Fiction Book. Six of its nine stories were honorable mentions ... It will be held at Hunton & Williams LLP, 550 South Hope Street, Suite 2000, Los Angeles, CA 90071. The price is $75 for early registration and $125 after June 6th. AB 32 Takes Shape qualifies for 4.25 Hours of MCLE Credits. ...
    deep export in documentum
  • Politics - what I see and what I do not understand: Guidelines ... (politicsdownanddirty.blogspot.com)
    Apr 20, 2011
    “Early diagnosis is really the key to this,” said Representative Edward J. Markey, Democrat of Massachusetts and a sponsor of the bill. “Oftentimes family members notice the symptoms in their loved ones, but it's only years later that ...
    Politics - what I see and what I do not understand
  • 20 April - RSS SnapShot! Pt I (opitslinkfest.blogspot.com)
    Apr 20, 2011
    Bill O'Reilly distorted Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-WI) proposal to lower income tax rates for the wealthiest Americans, claiming that Ryan "stated he simply wants to keep the tax rate where it is." In fact, Ryan has proposed cutting the tax rate on ...... Interview by Kourosh Ziabari Dr. Franklin Lamb is Director of the Americans Concerned for Middle East Peace, Beirut-Washington DC, Board Member of The Sabra Shatila Foundation, and a volunteer with the Palestine Civil Rights ...
    Opit's linkfest!
  • Lesbian Cults, Pedophile Oaths and Guild of Patented Hits - Chapter 1 (abeldanger.net)
    Apr 20, 2011
    Consistent with PacRim Hammer instructions for you to proceed to Operation RAMEY RIMSHOT with urgent dispatch, I will be joining mission due to my AD AB profile. More face to face in 20 minutes but if we SKIP IT or miss, rendezvous at ...... Chips sent a PM to French Airline Pilot Union representative, Jean-Claude Biddette, but it fell on deaf frog ears which was somewhat disrespectful to the 228 innocent victims of Airbus-Air France 'flying deathtrap 447' whose Cockpit ...
    Abel Danger
  • The Brookings Institution (information4sale.blogspot.com)
    Apr 19, 2011
    Mr. Duberstein graduated from Franklin and Marshall College (AB 1965) and American University (MA 1966). He received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Franklin and Marshall in 1989. http://www.homelandsec.org/WGstrength/bios/duberstein .htm ... He served during the Clinton administration as Deputy US Trade Representative, with the rank of Ambassador and with primary responsibility for Asia, Latin America and Canada. During this period, Ambassador Fisher was the chief ...
    Whistleblower
  • The Brookings Institution (sanityforsuperheroes.blogspot.com)
    Apr 19, 2011
    Mr. Duberstein graduated from Franklin and Marshall College (AB 1965) and American University (MA 1966). He received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Franklin and Marshall in 1989. http://www.homelandsec.org/WGstrength/bios/duberstein .htm ... He served during the Clinton administration as Deputy US Trade Representative, with the rank of Ambassador and with primary responsibility for Asia, Latin America and Canada. During this period, Ambassador Fisher was the chief ...
    Sanity for Superheroes
  • The Military in the News, Our U.S. Armed Forces USO, overseas, on ... (lisajackson-meteor.blogspot.com)
    Apr 17, 2011
    MOST DANGEROUS MAN IN AMERICA: DANIEL ELLSBERG AND THE PENTAGON PAPERS, THE pic 3. Posted by Lisa C. Jackson_Media/Press Representative/ Joint Information Center [ u.s. coast guard civilian] at 12:31 PM ...
    The Military in the News, Our U.S. Armed Forces USO, overseas, on land the sea,and air,
  • 16 April - RSS SnapShot! Pt III (opitslinkfest.blogspot.com)
    Apr 16, 2011
    Some say it is ab ... Things You Might Have Missed. Any of you going to be at the New York City Anarchist Book Fair this weekend? Â I'll be there. So here is some info from the Government Accountability Office. ...... Yesterday ORIENTAL REVIEW has received a fundamental comment on Mu'ummar Qaddafi's Recollections of My Life from Mr. Iqbal Alimohamed, a former senior UN official who served as the UNHCR Regional Representative in Malaysia, Japan, Australia and the Sudan. ...
    Opit's linkfest!
  • Bill Gates (my-ad-sense.com)
    Apr 16, 2011
    IBM representative Jack Sams mentioned the licensing difficulties during a subsequent meeting with Gates and told him to get an acceptable operating system. A few weeks later Gates proposed using 86-DOS (QDOS), an operating system similar to CP/M that Tim Paterson of .... In October 2009, it was announced that Gates will be awarded the 2010 Bower Award for Business Leadership of The Franklin Institute for his achievements in business and for his philanthropic work. ...
    My-Ad-Sense.com
  • Re: Strunk – Quo Warranto Scotus | Native and Natural Born ... (nativeborncitizen.wordpress.com)
    Apr 16, 2011
    if any legal agreement is void ab initio then it stands null and void from the very beginning of its intended existence and not just from the instant its declared as void. 2.) if a person enters onto someone's private property (real .... and were they involved in financing the BHO 2008 campaign is a serious international scandal up with Oil for Food and the BCCI matter of money laundering associated with the collapse of Franklin National Bank in the early eighties. ...
    Native and Natural Born Citizenship Explored
  • 16 April - RSS SnapShot! Pt I (opitslinkfest.blogspot.com)
    Apr 16, 2011
    And every single Democratic representative voted against Paul Ryan's Lords-and-serfs budget. So take a good hard look at the Kentucky Congressmen who just voted to install real death panels for your parents and for you: Ed Whitfield, ...... by Franklin Lamb Featured Writer Dandelion Salad Beirut, Lebanon April 15, 2011 Columbia University Professor Rashid Khalidi passed through Beirut a couple of weeks ago and gave a terrific lecture at AUB entitled “Preliminary ...
    Opit's linkfest!
  • Cherry Springs State Park | Download Open Office Free | Get Free ... (downloadopenofficefree.com)
    Apr 16, 2011
    Established in 1933Â as part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal legislation, the CCC was designed to combat unemployment during the Great Depression. It operated in every U.S. state, and established ten CCC camps in the Susquehannock State Forest, ..... a b Shaw, Lewis C. (June 1984). Pennsylvania Gazetteer of Streams Part II (Water Resources Bulletin No. 16). Prepared in Cooperation with the United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey (1st ed.). ...
    Download Open Office Free | Get Free Open Office Now | Open Office
  • America, Christianity, and the Culture War (Part I) (creationrevolution.com)
    Apr 13, 2011
    Further, the “Oath of Office” that was to be taken by anyone who wished to serve as “governor, lieutenant governor, councillor, senator or representative” began with the declaration: “I, AB., do declare, that I believe the ..... Benjamin Franklin Morris' book has been out of print for more than 100 years. If you can find an original copy, it's only because you have looked in the deep recesses of university libraries where the volume is probably collecting dust on dimly ...
    Creation Revolution
  • Open Carrying of Guns Should Be Banned in California --Support AB ... (californiaprogressreport.com)
    Apr 11, 2011
    How long will we have to wait until an untrained and perhaps paranoid politician opens fire on an innocent constituent who merely wishes to meet their representative at a rally or one who happens to recognize them in public and has the temerity to .... Benjamin Franklin; Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety. I am proud to be lumped in with these 'gun nuts', may your chains rest lightly. ...
    California Progress Report
  • A letter to Rep Franklin | Potential Georgia Law Could Make ... (reallyareyouserious.com)
    Mar 15, 2011
    Like what you read? Why not subscribe and get free updates in your email inbox or in your feed reader? Really, you should do it! TweetSharebar TweetI don't pretend to be a person with legal knowledge. What I am is.
    Really, Are You Serious? | Atlanta Mom Blogger
  • Harris Awarded $289 Million (CAD) Contract by the Government of ... (psc.apcointl.org)
    Mar 4, 2011
    Edmonton, AB, Canada — Harris Canada Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), has been awarded a $289 million (CAD) contract by the Government of Alberta, Canada to design and build the Alberta First ...
    Public Safety Communications
  • Redistricting a tough process (americanpress.com)
    Feb 13, 2011
    We have talked about the controversy surrounding the loss of one US representative. Louisiana's population didn't experience sufficient growth to hold on to its seventh House member. Sitting congressmen will go to almost any lengths to ... Frank Howard, R-Many; James Armes, D-Leesville; Dorothy Sue Hill, D-Dry Creek; Mike Danahay, D-Sulphur; AB Franklin, D-Lake Charles; Brett Geymann, R-Moss Bluff; Chuck Kleckley, R-Lake Charles; Johnny Guinn, R-Jennings; and Jonathan ...
    Politics and People
  • Homework Night: Celebrating the Children - Local Heroes Banquet Feb 24 (homeworknight.com)
    Feb 8, 2011
    A B Franklin, State Representative Aeroframe American Press Benco Billy Navarre Chevrolet Billy Navarre Honda. Boudreaux Motivational Speaking. Business First Bank / Congressman Charles Boustany Calcasieu Parish School Board ...
    Homework Night
  • For Rep. Bobby Franklin of Georgia, Rape Isn't a Crime (politicususa.com)
    Feb 7, 2011
    Georgia Republican state Rep. Bobby Franklin has introduced legislation that would make a rape victim not a victim but an accuser.
    PoliticusUSA
  • NRA / CRPAF LAWSUIT INVALIDATES AB 962 : Michel and Associates, P.C. (michellawyers.com)
    Jan 18, 2011
    The lawsuit was prompted in part by the many objections and questions raised by confused police, ammunition purchasers, and sellers about what ammunition is covered by the new laws created by AB 962. In a highly unusual move that ...
    Michel and Associates, P.C.
  • Looking for Responsible/compliance Officer (accounting-software.net)
    Nov 28, 2010
    Our company has opened its first representative office in CIS in 1994 in Moscow, and in September, 1995 in Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan. In September, 1997 representative office in Kiev, Ukraine has begun its work. Since 1999 the company has started the program of ... In this clip, the director of admissions at Franklin & Marshall College reveals why some financial aid offices may be insulated from the recession. (01:11). How Do Admissions Officers Build the Perfect Class ...
    Accounting Software Reviews
  • Some Useful and Utilizable Guidelines about Six Pack Abs Diet (coreabworkouts.com)
    Nov 20, 2010
    In this ab workout video I share some of my favorite abdominal exercises for getting six pack abs. However, the real key to building a shredded 6 pack is simply losing all the excess bodyfat that is covering your abs. ... When going through a lot of traffic on their way (if such a crack in the floor or ball) is necessary but should be crunching on your abdominal muscles in your lower abs during each representative to optimize the combustion process , recruitment and full ...
    Core Ab Workouts
  • CRPAF FILES LEGAL BRIEF IN CASE TO BLOCK AB 962 : Michel and ... (michellawyers.com)
    Nov 12, 2010
    On October 7, 2010, the CRPA Foundation filed its Reply brief in support of Plaintiffs' Motion for a Preliminary Injunction to block enforcement of AB 962 immediately while the case is litigated. The lawsuit alleges that AB 962 is ...
    Michel and Associates, P.C.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt: An American Legend (personalized-pacifiers.clic47.com)
    Nov 10, 2010
    Franklin D. Roosevelt: An American Legend. Free Online Articles Directory. Why Submit Articles? Top Authors Top Articles FAQ AB Answers. Publish Article. 0 && $.browser.msie ) { var ie_version = parseInt($.browser.version); .... The manner in which Roosevelt legislated, however representative and responsive of the time in which he presided, lacked cohesion and direction, and often attempted to meld together appeasements between two incompatible extremes. ...
    Personalized Pacifiers
  • Brit Tzedek v'Shalom (btvshalom.org)
    Nov 1, 2010
    How does Brit Tzedek relate to electoral politics. Room: Franklin AB. Diane Balser, Interim Executive Director, Brit Tzedek v'Shalom; Rob Levy, Washington Representative, Brit Tzedek v'Shalom; Joel Rubin, Political Director, ...
    Brit Tzedek v'Shalom
  • Alameda High Pool Opening Soon. Encinal Pools Update | Medablog ... (medablog.wordpress.com)
    Oct 28, 2010
    Mr Shemwell recapped on the Oct 26 board meeting, the school board directed him to contact the representative from Alameda's privately run Lincoln and Franklin pool association. ... Mr Dennis Berkshire spoke about the previous contractor hired by the city had made changes to comply with the federal VGB standard, but not with California's law, AB 1020. Mr Bershire was able to make a persuasive argument that the existing work done on AHS pools to make it compliant to VGB ...
    Medablog - Alameda musings
  • Congressman Sanford Bishop's re-election bid gains endorsement ... (gapolitico.com)
    Oct 27, 2010
    State Rep. Calvin Smyre. Ben Richardson, Solicitor General. John Darr, Muscogee County Sheriff. Alonzo Whitaker, Assistant District Attorney. State Rep. Carolyn Hugley. State Rep. Debbie Buckner. Commissioner Franklin Holmes (Talbot) ... Commissioner Andrea P.F. Brooks (Sumter) Mayor Emerson Lundy (Vienna) State Rep. Bob Hanner State Rep. Winfred Dukes Councilwoman A.B. Jackson Merritt (Plains) Commissioner Harry Ward (Dooly) Councilman Lorenzo Johnson (Americus) ...
    Georgia Politico
  • LC port board member resigns (9/2) (americanpress.com)
    Sep 2, 2010
    For several weeks the board has operated with one woman — Commissioner Kay Barnett — and no minority member. That drew the ire of state Rep. AB Franklin. Abraham said the port isn't responsible for the makeup of the commission. ...
    Headline News
  • Franklin: Ball in port's court (8/24) (americanpress.com)
    Aug 24, 2010
    State Rep. AB Franklin spoke to the Port of Lake Charles about what he characterizes as a legal problem since the black community isn't represented on the panel. Franklin challenged port commissioners to fix what he views as a serious ...
    Headline News
  • Franklin Chux Disc (candodesilverizing.co.cc)
    Aug 11, 2010
    Description: Disc golf for everyone is here with the Franklin Chux! 2009 Franklin “Cars” (Disney/Pixar) Franklin Ball. Sunpentown AB-07 Swing Machine with Swivel Disc. Disc Golf Outdoor Game now for only 39.95 and save! ... Select From Over 880 Sporting Goods Items Franklin CHUX! Toss Outdoor Game and find the best product by color. FRANKLIN AIR COOLED SHIN GUARDS sz PEEWEE W/SHOK SORB 0.95. Please inform the Customer Service Representative that you require assistance. ...
    Cando Desilverizing
  • Driving Force June 2010: It's Tour Time (sweetchariots.com)
    Jun 8, 2010
    Representative Ron Boisvert Representative Gene Charron Representative Philip Harvey Representative Paul Ingersoll Representative Robert Introne Representative Michael McCarthy. Representative Carol McGuire. Representative Lawrence Perkins .... ALBERTA, CANADA June 12–13, Wetaskiwin History Road: The Ultimate Car Show Sponsor: Reynolds-Alberta Museum Info: 780/361-1351 or melissa.daoust@gov.ab.ca. Early July 2010 EVENTS. IOWA July 2–4, Des Moines 19th Heartland Nationals ...
    "sweetchariots" Classic Car Community
  • UFC 115: Fight Cards, Liddell vs Franklin | I am Gab (iamgab.me)
    Jun 6, 2010
    UFC 115: Liddell vs Franklin June 12, 2010 General Motors Place Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada UFC 115 Main card Light Heavyweight: Chuck Liddell vs.
    I am Gab
  • "Ab Aeterno" – Lost 6×09 Thoughts (ramhatter.wordpress.com)
    Mar 24, 2010
    You can be my representative. An intermediary between me and the people I bring to The Island. RICHARD: What would I get in return? JACOB: You tell me. RICHARD: I want my wife back. JACOB: I can't do that. RICHARD: Can you absolve me of my sins so I don't go ... That saying is not in the Bible, but is attributed to Benjamin Franklin. Jacob somewhat referred to it in this dialog. Jacob says he cannot bring back Isabella. Man In Black had lead Richard to believe he could. ...
    ramhatter
  • "Ab Aeterno" - Lost 6x09 Thoughts (ramhatter.blogspot.com)
    Mar 24, 2010
    You can be my representative. An intermediary between me and the people I bring to The Island. RICHARD: What would I get in return? JACOB: You tell me. RICHARD: I want my wife back. JACOB: I can't do that. RICHARD: Can you absolve me of my sins so I don't go ... That saying is not in the Bible, but is attributed to Benjamin Franklin. Jacob somewhat referred to it in this dialog. Jacob says he cannot bring back Isabella. Man In Black had lead Richard to believe he could. ...
    Ram Hatter
  • Mayor Taylor urges all residents to contact their legislators (myfranklintoday.com)
    Mar 9, 2010
    The City of Franklin has put up a letter from Mayor Tom Taylor regarding Senate Bill 548 and Assembly Bill 759. You may now follow all Franklin Today updates and information relating to these two bills in the state legislature by going to the Sex ... I was told that Senator Lena Taylor and Representative Frederick Kessler are supporting these two very controversial pieces of legislation. You may wish to contact both of them to voice your opposition to SB 548 and AB 759. ...
    Franklin Today
  • Franklin leaders are heading to Madison (myfranklintoday.com)
    Mar 8, 2010
    Approved of funds that would be used to inform you, the Franklin citizens, as well as Churches, community organizations and schools about SB 548 and AB 759. The initial dollar amount to be approved was $10000, but Alderman Tim Solomon raised that ... All Franklin residents are strongly encouraged to contact State Representative Jeff Stone and State Senator Mary Lazich regarding these bills. They are our elected leaders in the State Assembly and State Senate, respectively . ...
    Franklin Today
  • Jobs in Edmonton, AB (02/04/10) (natsnewjobs.com)
    Feb 5, 2010
    14, Service & Customer Relations Manager – Technical at Oem Remanufacturing Company (Edmonton, AB) performance within established RR metrics.Work Order Administration. Review all cores received but not opened … OEM representative to the Finning .... 57, Kitchen helper at Franklin s Inn (Sherwood Park, AB) Read English, Write EnglishWork Setting: Restaurant, Hotel, PubCounter Attendant and Food Preparer Skills: Prepare, heat and finish simple food items, Use manual and ...
    natsjobs
  • Rev. John Franklin Barnett, 1856-1930 (thejeromejournal.blogspot.com)
    Jan 10, 2010
    He was a faithful representative of his Master to the last, and it was beautiful that his crowning came amid the beautiful sunlight of an Easter morning. The funeral service was held at the Methodist church in Bloomfield, Thursday morning at 10 ... AB Hightshoe lead in prayer. The obituary was read by the District Superintendent Dr. WJ Todd. The funeral sermon was preached by Rev. US Smith of Fairfield. Rev. OH Collins, a retired minister of the Des Moines Conference, ...
    The Jerome Journal
  • Jobs in Edmonton, AB (12/31/09) (natsnewjobs.com)
    Dec 31, 2009
    39, Customer Service Representative (Part-Time) at HSBC (Edmonton, AB) Are you looking for great opportunities for advancement?Deliver superb customer service in this highly visible and pivotal role! Transactions processed quickly. .... 58, Kitchen helper at Franklin s Inn (Sherwood Park, AB) Speak English, Read English, Write EnglishWork Setting: Restaurant, Hotel, PubCounter Attendant and Food Preparer Skills: Prepare, heat and finish simple food items, Use manual and ...
    natsjobs
  • Jobs in Edmonton, AB (12/16/09) (natsnewjobs.com)
    Dec 17, 2009
    34, Customer Service Representative – H… at TELUS (Edmonton, AB) setting complete with paid training programs, state-of the-art equipment, e.Lofts, cyber cafes and career development planning that will help you gain the tools needed to help you shift .... replenishment of the CE Franklin Distribution Center and it's warehouses· Continuously initiating, developing, coordinating and improving vendor relationships· Systematic data integrity of vendor information relating… ...
    natsjobs
  • Inventory Management Representative Job In Trenton, NJ, United ... (operationscrossing.com)
    Nov 5, 2009
    Find every Inventory Management Representative Job opening in Trenton, NJ, United States, on OperationsCrossing today FOR FREE! Looking for a Inventory Management Representative? We monitor all the Inventory Management Representative ...
    operationscrossing Jobs
  • Accounting Method Automatic consent Rev. Proc. (section6694penalty.com)
    Aug 28, 2009
    ... with respect to a federal income tax return begins on the date the taxpayer is contacted in any manner by a representative of the Internal Revenue Service (Service) for the purpose of scheduling any type of examination of the return. ...... following address no later than the date the original amended application is filed with the original or amended return: Internal Revenue Service, PO Box 14095, Benjamin Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044, Attention: CC:ITA:B8. ...
    www.section6694penalty.com ab@irstaxattorney.com
  • TAO regulations (section6694penalty.com)
    Jul 27, 2009
    ADDRESSES: Send submissions to: CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-152166-05), room 5205, Internal Revenue Service, PO Box 7604, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20224. Submissions may be hand delivered Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 am ..... When an application for a Taxpayer Assistance Order (TAO) is filed by the taxpayer or the taxpayer's authorized representative in the form, manner and time specified in paragraph (b) of this section, the National Taxpayer Advocate ...
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  • Jobs in Edmonton, AB (07/20/09) (natsjobs.com)
    Jul 20, 2009
    31, Area Sales Representative at Bradgate Associates Recruiting (Edmonton, AB) that the candidate dwell within the territory.John AbeyExecutive RecruiterBradgate Associates RecruitingPh: 1 877 397 8142 (Toll Free)Ph: 1 732 452 9041Ph: ...... 188, Warehouseman / woman at Ce Franklin (Edmonton, AB) kneelingTransportation/Travel Information: Own transportation, Valid driver's licence, Public transportation is availableEssential Skills: Reading text, Document use, Numeracy, ...
    Nat's Jobs.com
  • employer substantiation procedures for cell phones (section6694penalty.com)
    Jun 8, 2009
    Ben Franklin Station Washington, DC 20044. Submissions also may be hand delivered Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm to: CC:PA:LPD:PR ( Notice 2009-46), Courier's Desk, Internal Revenue Service, ... If a taxpayer maintains an adequate record for portions of the tax year, and the taxpayer proves by other evidence that the adequate record is representative of the entire year, the business use or investment use of listed property during all or a portion ...
    www.section6694penalty.com ab@irstaxattorney.com
  • Section 7216 permitted disclosure (section6694penalty.com)
    Jan 20, 2009
    Comments should be submitted to: Internal Revenue Service, CC:PA:LPD:PR ( Notice 2009-13 ), Room 5203, PO Box 7604, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20224. Alternatively, comments may be hand-delivered Monday through Friday between ...... In the event of incapacity or death of a tax return preparer, disclosure of tax return information may be made for the purpose of assisting the tax return preparer or his legal representative (or the representative of a deceased tax ...
    www.section6694penalty.com ab@irstaxattorney.com
  • Section 7216 permitted disclosure (section6694penalty.blogspot.com)
    Jan 20, 2009
    Comments should be submitted to: Internal Revenue Service, CC:PA:LPD:PR ( Notice 2009-13 ), Room 5203, PO Box 7604, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20224. Alternatively, comments may be hand-delivered Monday through Friday between ...... In the event of incapacity or death of a tax return preparer, disclosure of tax return information may be made for the purpose of assisting the tax return preparer or his legal representative (or the representative of a deceased tax ...
    www.section6694penalty.com ab@irstaxattorney.com
  • 11/30/08 Help Wanted At RTM District 5 ????? (greenwichroundup.blogspot.com)
    Nov 30, 2008
    Very few Riverside residents know there is an opening in District 5 for a place on the Riverside delegation to the Representative Town Meeting. For some reason district 5 has done a poor job of making Riverside residents aware of the opening for ... Page 5. RTM VOTES OCTOBER 22, 2008 DISTRICT #5 ITEM # YN AB YN AB YN AB YN ABY N AB YN AB YN AB BAKER, Frederick L,III XXX BLOOMER, H. Franklin, Jr. ... [PDF] RTM VOTES SEPTEMBER 15, 2008 District #1 Item # YN AB YN AB YN AB . ...
    Greenwich Roundup
  • A Wrongful Death (indefenseoftheblue.blogspot.com)
    Oct 8, 2008
    ... that the greatest President of the last century, Franklin D. Roosevelt, who held that private wealth had gotten too private & had become privileged, saved & restored the financial sector with a thorough & elaborate regulatory system. ... There is no representative democracy without parity of influence, & we don't have that in America. This explains why candidates' words have little to do with their actions once they are elected. Finally, our two party system is ...
    in defense of the blue
  • Action Alert: NC Against Domestic Violence (socialworknc.blogspot.com)
    Jun 23, 2008
    Doug Berger (Franklin, Granville, Vance, Warren) Sen. Stan Bingham (Davidson, Guilford) Sen. Julia Boseman (New Hanover) Sen. Daniel G. Clodfelter (Mecklenburg) Sen. Janet Cowell (Wake) Sen. Walter H. Dalton (Cleveland, Rutherford) ... AB Swindell (Nash, Wilson) Sen. David F. Weinstein (Hoke, Robeson) House Conferees Chairs: Representative Michaux, Co-Chair (Durham) Representative Adams, Co-Chair (Guilford) Representative M. Alexander, Co-Chair (Mecklenburg) ...
    Hull House NC
  • The Saga Continues- C. Rick Koerber and Franklin Squires Fraud ... (franklinsquires.blogspot.com)
    Mar 4, 2008
    This geter is not an expert and sill not be held liable for misuse of the information If you require legal advice such advice should be sought from a competent legal representative such as a licensed attorney in your jurisdiction): What is Libel? ...... Does the "transitive property" apply (if a=b and b=c then a=c)? In my mind we would need to know a little more info such as whether or not Founders Capital knew how Hunters Capital was raising the money. ...
    The Official Franklin Squires and Rick Koerber Facts Lawsuit Blog
  • the true face of the brick customer service (hkroundtable.blogspot.com)
    Feb 26, 2008
    ms.ronda, a representative of the brick, richmond hill called us on feb. 5th that she would follow up our case. we had another conversation with ms. ronda and she promised to report to the manager and give us feedback. .... richard franklin 50 aileen road thornhill, on l3t 5t1 february 27, 2008 ms. kim yost president and ceo, the brick group (tse: brk) 16930 - 114 avenue edmonton, ab t5m 3s2 canada website: http://www.thebrick.com/ phone: (780) 930-6000 fax: (780) 930- ...
    the ture face of the brick customer service
  • Another Blog Community- Fascinating- Posted by Robert Paisola (franklinsquires.blogspot.com)
    Feb 10, 2008
    Is franklin squires being investigated ? I have heard they are but I am unsure as I haven't heard anything from any credible 1st hand source. If they are and they are legit I assume we will all know soon? ...... This geter is not an expert and sill not be held liable for misuse of the information If you require legal advice such advice should be sought from a competent legal representative such as a licensed attorney in your jurisdiction): What is Libel? ...
    The Official Franklin Squires and Rick Koerber Facts Lawsuit Blog
  • 12 of 14: George Peabody (1795-1869): AZ Handbook…, By Franklin ... (bfparker.wordpress.com)
    Jun 1, 2007
    “George Peabody Wetmore,” Representative Men and Old Families of Rhode Island: Genealogical Records and Historical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and of Many of the Old Families…(Chicago: JH Beers & Co., ...... By AB Beaven. Volume 2 (London: Corporation of the City of London, 1908-1913), p. 147. (Career of William Lawrence, member of a deputation from the Fishmongers' Co., London, who called on GP, April 18, 1866, to offer him honorary membership. ...
    Franklin and Betty Parker Writings