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Arkansas Business
After Boom in Shale, Arkansas Gas Industry Faces Halt in DrillingCall it the silence after the boom. After a decade-long, multibillion-dollar b
After Boom in Shale, Arkansas Gas Industry Faces Halt in Drilling
Arkansas Business / Posted 2 hours ago
Call it the silence after the boom. After a decade-long, multibillion-dollar bonanza of natural gas production in an Arkansas field called the Fayetteville Shale, the bust has landed with a thud. Production skyrocketed 10 years ago after a gas... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Drink the local: Boulder County craft distilleries growstore. But nowadays, it's not just local brewers and winemakers bringing a uniq
Drink the local: Boulder County craft distilleries grow
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 6 days ago
store. But nowadays, it's not just local brewers and winemakers bringing a unique, local vibe to imbibing. The Colorado Tourism Office lists 66 craft distilleries in the state, with nine currently active in Boulder County. And, as do local... Read more
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The Advocate
Tourism officials tapping travel industry’s annual trade show at Ernest N. Morial Convention CenterIt’s been a busy few days for local tourism officials: working to sell the city
Tourism officials tapping travel industry’s annual trade show at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
It’s been a busy few days for local tourism officials: working to sell the city’s charm during hundreds of scheduled meetings with international and domestic travel buyers, many of whom haven’t been to the city in more than a decade. Since Saturday,... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Biz Buzz: June 19, 2016Grand Junction restaurant is the only Colorado restaurant representing the stat
Biz Buzz: June 19, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
Grand Junction restaurant is the only Colorado restaurant representing the state and the industry at the largest travel and tourism event in the country this weekend. Bin 707 is attending the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW in New Orleans, a five-day... Read more
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The Advocate
'You’re crazy if you believe that': John Bel Edwards takes remarkable journey to improbable landslide in governor's raceOne day in early 2013, two seatmates in the Louisiana House — Reps. John Bel Ed
'You’re crazy if you believe that': John Bel Edwards takes remarkable journey to improbable landslide in governor's race
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
One day in early 2013, two seatmates in the Louisiana House — Reps. John Bel Edwards and Sam Jones — were discussing a familiar topic: their belief that Gov. Bobby Jindal was leading the state in the wrong direction. Edwards looked intently at his... Read more
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The Advocate
Libraries feature drum circlesPercussionist Dennis “Shake” Shaikewitz, of Folsom, led 12 youths and three adu
Libraries feature drum circles
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
Percussionist Dennis “Shake” Shaikewitz, of Folsom, led 12 youths and three adults in a drum circle at the Jackson branch of the Audubon Regional Library on Friday. He also took his talents to drum circles at the Audubon branches in Clinton and... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Lieutenant governor floats idea of selling building full of La. artifacts in the French QuarterThe Louisiana State Museum system, with five nearby facilities that are open to
Lieutenant governor floats idea of selling building full of La. artifacts in the French Quarter
The Houma Courier / Posted 19 days ago
The Louisiana State Museum system, with five nearby facilities that are open to the public, uses the four-story, climate-controlled storage facility to house the rest of its vast collection of historical records, gilt-framed paintings, period... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Lieutenant governor floats idea of selling building full of La. artifacts in the French QuarterThe Louisiana State Museum system, with five nearby facilities that are open to
Lieutenant governor floats idea of selling building full of La. artifacts in the French Quarter
The Daily Comet / Posted 20 days ago
The Louisiana State Museum system, with five nearby facilities that are open to the public, uses the four-story, climate-controlled storage facility to house the rest of its vast collection of historical records, gilt-framed paintings, period... Read more
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The Advocate
Lt. Gov. suggests selling State Museum's French Quarter storage building, maybe some artifactsTucked inside an unmarked, nondescript corner building on Chartres Street in th
Lt. Gov. suggests selling State Museum's French Quarter storage building, maybe some artifacts
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
Tucked inside an unmarked, nondescript corner building on Chartres Street in the French Quarter are hundreds of thousands of carefully cataloged artifacts spanning more than three centuries of Louisiana’s cultural heritage. The Louisiana State... Read more
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The Advocate
Buddy Boe to resign as St. John councilman, join Billy Nungesser’s officepermanent successor, according to the parish charter. Boe, 30, a Republican, w
Buddy Boe to resign as St. John councilman, join Billy Nungesser’s office
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
permanent successor, according to the parish charter. Boe, 30, a Republican, won his council seat by capturing 62 percent of the votes in an Oct. 24 election. He defeated Lamont Bigham, a Democrat, and Steven Fraker, a Republican. Before starting... Read more
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The Advocate
Lt. gov. suggests selling State Museum storage building in French Quarter and maybe some artifactsTucked inside an unmarked, nondescript corner building on Chartres Street in th
Lt. gov. suggests selling State Museum storage building in French Quarter and maybe some artifacts
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
Tucked inside an unmarked, nondescript corner building on Chartres Street in the French Quarter are hundreds of thousands of carefully cataloged artifacts spanning more than three centuries of Louisiana’s cultural heritage. The Louisiana State... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Sidney Torres is describing the color white. In the kitchen of a multimillion-dollar
Sidney
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 22 days ago
Torres is describing the color white. In the kitchen of a multimillion-dollar renovation project in a massive home on Barracks Street, Torres tries to explain a paint color to his crew. "Not like a white white," he says. "Like a stone white.... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana Senate approves budget drastically different from House version; here are next stepsThe Louisiana Legislature has five days to reach a compromise on the state’s ne
Louisiana Senate approves budget drastically different from House version; here are next steps
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
The Louisiana Legislature has five days to reach a compromise on the state’s nearly $26 billion budget for the coming year — if it plans to hash out a spending plan before heading into a second special session on the state’s financial issues. The... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana Senate approves budget drastically different from House versionThe Louisiana Legislature has five days to reach a compromise on the state’s ne
Louisiana Senate approves budget drastically different from House version
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
The Louisiana Legislature has five days to reach a compromise on the state’s nearly $26 billion budget for the coming year — if it plans to hash out a spending plan before heading into a second special session on the state’s financial issues. The... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana Senate approves budget drastically different from House versionThe Louisiana Legislature has five days to reach a compromise on the state’s ne
Louisiana Senate approves budget drastically different from House version
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
The Louisiana Legislature has five days to reach a compromise on the state’s nearly $26 billion budget for the coming year — if it plans to hash out a spending plan before heading into a second special session on the state’s financial issues. The... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Open enrollment for Medicaid expansion begins in LouisianaOpen enrollment for Louisiana's Medicaid expansion program started Wednesday an
Open enrollment for Medicaid expansion begins in Louisiana
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 27 days ago
Open enrollment for Louisiana's Medicaid expansion program started Wednesday and thousands of people in the state wasted no time signing up. Gov. John Bel Edwards announced around 11:45 a.m. that 175,000 people had already enrolled in the expanded... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Open enrollment for Medicaid expansion begins in LouisianaOpen enrollment for Louisiana's Medicaid expansion program started Wednesday.
Open enrollment for Medicaid expansion begins in Louisiana
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 27 days ago
Open enrollment for Louisiana's Medicaid expansion program started Wednesday. "This is a win-win for Louisiana," said Gov. John Bel Edwards. In January, on his first day in office, Edwards signed an executive order to expand the Medicaid program in... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Open enrollment for Medicaid expansion begins in LouisianaOpen enrollment for Louisiana's Medicaid expansion program started Wednesday.
Open enrollment for Medicaid expansion begins in Louisiana
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 27 days ago
Open enrollment for Louisiana's Medicaid expansion program started Wednesday. "This is a win-win for Louisiana," said Gov. John Bel Edwards. In January, on his first day in office, Edwards signed an executive order to expand the Medicaid program in... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Enrollment for Medicaid expansion opens todayLouisiana will become the 31st state, plus the District of Columbia, to expand
Enrollment for Medicaid expansion opens today
Southwest Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
Louisiana will become the 31st state, plus the District of Columbia, to expand the government-financed health insurance program largely to the working poor when the new coverage begins July 1. BATON ROUGE (AP) — People interested in getting... Read more
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Slate
How Welfare Reform FailedCommentary about business and finance. The Failure of Welfare Reform How Bill
How Welfare Reform Failed
Slate / Posted 28 days ago
Commentary about business and finance. The Failure of Welfare Reform How Bill Clinton’s signature legislative achievement tore America’s safety net. If you want a sense of how thoroughly America’s welfare system has decayed thanks to the reforms... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Enrollment for Louisiana Medicaid expansion opens WednesdayHospitals Secretary Rebekah Gee are expected to announce local application cent
Enrollment for Louisiana Medicaid expansion opens Wednesday
The Houma Courier / Posted 28 days ago
Hospitals Secretary Rebekah Gee are expected to announce local application centers around the state at an enrollment kickoff event Wednesday in New Orleans. Louisiana will become the 31st state, plus the District of Columbia, to expand the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Enrollment for Louisiana Medicaid expansion opens WednesdayHospitals Secretary Rebekah Gee are expected to announce local application cent
Enrollment for Louisiana Medicaid expansion opens Wednesday
The Daily Comet / Posted 28 days ago
Hospitals Secretary Rebekah Gee are expected to announce local application centers around the state at an enrollment kickoff event Wednesday in New Orleans. Louisiana will become the 31st state, plus the District of Columbia, to expand the... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
It's Your Money: Craters and FreightersDA suspended, not disbarred from future law practiceFormer DeSoto DA suspended,
It's Your Money: Craters and Freighters
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 1 months ago
DA suspended, not disbarred from future law practiceFormer DeSoto DA suspended, not disbarred from future law practice Louisiana Supreme Court courtroom Former DeSoto District Attorney Richard Johnson, who is serving a federal prison sentence... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Local Red Cross volunteer heading to Canada for wildfire relief effortsDA suspended, not disbarred from future law practiceFormer DeSoto DA suspended,
Local Red Cross volunteer heading to Canada for wildfire relief efforts
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 1 months ago
DA suspended, not disbarred from future law practiceFormer DeSoto DA suspended, not disbarred from future law practice Louisiana Supreme Court courtroom Former DeSoto District Attorney Richard Johnson, who is serving a federal prison sentence... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Former DeSoto DA suspended, not disbarred from future law practiceDA suspended, not disbarred from future law practice Louisiana Supreme Court c
Former DeSoto DA suspended, not disbarred from future law practice
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 1 months ago
DA suspended, not disbarred from future law practice Louisiana Supreme Court courtroom Former DeSoto District Attorney Richard Johnson, who is serving a federal prison sentence... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
NWLA Red Cross: Teach your kids to swim, save their livesDA suspended, not disbarred from future law practiceFormer DeSoto DA suspended,
NWLA Red Cross: Teach your kids to swim, save their lives
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 1 months ago
DA suspended, not disbarred from future law practiceFormer DeSoto DA suspended, not disbarred from future law practice Louisiana Supreme Court courtroom Former DeSoto District Attorney Richard Johnson, who is serving a federal prison sentence... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
TTPD upgraded public radio system nears completionDA suspended, not disbarred from future law practiceFormer DeSoto DA suspended,
TTPD upgraded public radio system nears completion
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 1 months ago
DA suspended, not disbarred from future law practiceFormer DeSoto DA suspended, not disbarred from future law practice Louisiana Supreme Court courtroom Former DeSoto District Attorney Richard Johnson, who is serving a federal prison sentence... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
High wind, rain causes damage in Natchitoches Parishtrees and utility lines to fall in south and west Natchitoches Parish, accordin
High wind, rain causes damage in Natchitoches Parish
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 1 months ago
trees and utility lines to fall in south and west Natchitoches Parish, according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office. A large oak tree fell on the residence of Cerrie Montgomery on state Highway 117 in Provencal, which caused heavy... Read more
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The Advocate
Around the Felicianas for May 12, 2016Voter Registration Week continues through Friday, and registrars of voters from
Around the Felicianas for May 12, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
Voter Registration Week continues through Friday, and registrars of voters from each parish are visiting communities throughout the state this week, encouraging all eligible Louisiana residents ages 17 and older to take advantage of this opportunity... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
'Biggest Loser' Champ Defends Show Amid Pill-Pushing and Sabotage ClaimsLoser' Champ Defends Show Amid Pill-Pushing and Sabotage Claims A Biggest Lose
'Biggest Loser' Champ Defends Show Amid Pill-Pushing and Sabotage Claims
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 1 months ago
Loser' Champ Defends Show Amid Pill-Pushing and Sabotage Claims A Biggest Loser champion is coming to the defense of the weight-loss competition in the face of serious accusations about diet pills and sabotage. A Biggest Loser champion is... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Navy SEAL monument amid delayed construction at Riverview Park in ShreveportDay is dedicated to honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Trans
Navy SEAL monument amid delayed construction at Riverview Park in Shreveport
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 1 months ago
Day is dedicated to honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Transition Support Center helps RRAD facing layoffsTransition Support Center helps RRAD facing layoffs Hundreds of workers are facing layoffs next month at Red River Army... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Transition Support Center helps RRAD facing layoffs Hundreds of workers are facing layoffs next month at Red River Army Depot. H
Transition Support Center helps RRAD facing layoffs
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 1 months ago
Hundreds of workers are facing layoffs next month at Red River Army Depot. Hundreds of workers are facing layoffs next month at Red River Army... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
DeSoto Crime Stoppers offers reward for armed robbery informationTransition Support Center helps RRAD facing layoffsTransition Support Center he
DeSoto Crime Stoppers offers reward for armed robbery information
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 1 months ago
Transition Support Center helps RRAD facing layoffsTransition Support Center helps RRAD facing layoffs Hundreds of workers are facing layoffs next month at Red River Army Depot. Hundreds of workers are facing layoffs next month at Red River Army... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Official: 19 people trapped by rising water in Kentucky caveTransition Support Center helps RRAD facing layoffsTransition Support Center he
Official: 19 people trapped by rising water in Kentucky cave
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 1 months ago
Transition Support Center helps RRAD facing layoffsTransition Support Center helps RRAD facing layoffs Hundreds of workers are facing layoffs next month at Red River Army Depot. Hundreds of workers are facing layoffs next month at Red River Army... Read more
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The Advocate
With south Baton Rouge 'booming,' residents say struggling north virtually invisible to investors, parish leadersEast Baton Rouge Parish Metro Councilwoman Tara Wicker calls Florida Boulevard
With south Baton Rouge 'booming,' residents say struggling north virtually invisible to investors, parish leaders
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Councilwoman Tara Wicker calls Florida Boulevard the “Mason-Dixon line” of the parish . The mother of five, who has lived near that borderline her entire life and represents much of north Baton Rouge on the council, said... Read more

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