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Landrieu will seek re-election, likely to face Cassidy in 2014

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Three weeks ago, as the second anniversary of the President’s Health Care Reform passed, and the Supreme Court waxed upon

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Letter to the Editor: Redefining Louisiana’s Oil & Gas

LOGA redefining the oil & gas industry in Louisiana The April 20, 2010, explosion on BP’s Macondo deep water well — in addition to taking

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Two years after the BP disaster, Gulf residents fear for the future
By Jordan Flaherty Contributing Writer On April 20, 2010, a reckless attitude towards the safety of the Gulf Coast by BP, as well as Transocean and Halliburton, caused a well to blow ...
Loyola University, one of the first to desegregate, celebrates its centennial
By Travis M. Andrews The Louisiana Weekly Contributing Writer Loyola University will spend the year celebrating its centennial with the official kick-off taking place on Friday, April 13. During its ...
Delegate qualifying for 2012 Democratic Convention open in La. until April 12
The Louisiana Democratic Party issued a reminder Tuesday that qualifying to become a delegate for President Barack Obama at the Democratic National Con­vention in Charlotte, North Carolina remains open through ...
Education Reform: Past is Prologue
Governor Jindal is right to try to fix our public schools. His proposal to put the best teacher in every classroom by changing the way we hire, fire, promote and ...
Jindal unveils plan to transform health care in Central La.
The Louisiana Weekly staff reports Gov. Bobby Jindal unveiled a plan Thursday that he says transform health care in Central Louisiana by dramatically expanding LSU outpatient services and relocating Huey P. ...
SUNO’s accreditation reaffirmed by SACSCOC
The Louisiana Weekly staff reports Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) was officially informed last week that its accreditation was reaffirmed by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on ...
Grambling is awarded $3.1M grant from U.S. Dept. of Education
The U.S. Department of Education announced recently that it has awarded Grambling State University a grant in the amount of $3.1 million over a five-year period. The grant is received ...
How prisons imperil Black voting power in post-Katrina Louisiana
By Zoe Sullivan (Special from New America Media) — Angola, the Louisiana State Penitentiary, is one of the most notorious prisons in the United States. Sometimes called “The Farm” because ...

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