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Beyond the Badge

At a time when so much negative attention is focused on a few depraved members of law enforcement, it is important for us to remember

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Make a difference in the Louisiana state budget

It is imperative that the legislature finds a solution to the damages Jindal left behind. Legislators have been working non-stop in session after session. We

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President’s proposal to expand Social Security
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Our fathers — Point men on patrol
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Back-door tactics are being used to take power away from the people of New Orleans
It seems like there are forces lining up to use back-door tactics to take power away from the people of New Orleans; the people who have already chosen their representatives ...
On a mission to restore Dillard’s nursing program
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Smoke-free New Orleans
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A Mother’s Day wish
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Voting is key to education reform
Education – the answer to many of the problems ailing our country — is getting the least amount of attention from the candidates on the presidential campaign trail.
Healthcare should not be a bargaining chip
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