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Former Gov Buddy Roemer Worried about Louisiana’s Slow Growth

 

 

The Times-Picayune is reporting that former governor Buddy Roemer is worried about the slow rate of population growth in Louisiana, especially compared with other southern states.

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Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith Featured Speaker at Duck Commander Independence Bowl Kickoff Lunch

 

Pro Football and College Football Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith will be the featured speaker for the fifth-annual Duck Commander Independence Bowl Kickoff Luncheon.

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Bob Marley’s Estate Settles With Louisiana Based Chicken Chain

The legal dispute between Bob Marley’s estate and Raising Cane’s has been resolved. The issue was centered around the chicken chain’s use of the slogan “One Love,” which also happens to be the title of one of the late Jamaican reggae star’s biggest hits.

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LaPolitics.com Publisher John Maginnis Dies at Age 66

It's a sad week for the staff at LaPolitics Weekly and LaPolitics.com, after the news that founder and publisher John Maginnis died suddenly over the weekend at his New Orleans residence. He was 66.

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Louisiana Ranks As 27th Best State For Gun Owners

 

 

Louisiana ranks in the middle of the pack in the 2014 Guns & Ammo report ranking the best states for gun owners. The article rates California, Connecticut. and New York, as the worst states overall for gun owners, and ranks Arizona, Alaska, and Georgia as the most gun friendly states.

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Gov. Jindal Signs Ban On Teens Using Tanning Salons

 

Governor Bobby Jindal has signed into law a ban on Louisiana minors from using tanning beds. The bill by New Orleans Rep Helena Moreno (D), prohibits anyone under the age of 18 from utilizing tanning facilities.

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Duck Dynasty Patriarch Phil Robertson Won’t Back Down

 

Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson recently reinforced his controversial comments on homosexuality in a sermon he gave to his congregation at White's Ferry Road Church of Christ in West Monroe on Easter Sunday (April 20th).

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Louisiana Continues To Skyrocket as Top Film Production Locale

Membership in the  IATSE union is surging in Louisiana. From 2003-20014, the union has grown at a staggering rate of 900 percent within the state. Never heard of the union?, the organization represents the technical craft end of the film, television, and live theater field.

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Coach Rodney Guin Coming Home Saturday

"He's coming home Saturday! So glad he's gotten his strength back!"

That's what Mallory Guin, daughter of Haughton High School football coach Rodney Guin, announced via Facebook earlier this evening.

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Gov. Jindal Will Sign Legislation That Could Close Abortion Clinics

According to the Louisiana Radio Network, Governor Bobby Jindal has indicated he will sign legislation that could close several of the state's abortion clinics.

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