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  • Your Turn: Common Core Implementation

    Your Turn: Common Core Implementation

    Friday, February 27 2015 12:36 PM EST2015-02-27 17:36:00 GMT
    Gordon is one of many people complaining about Common Core, and some parents are opting their children our of the associated PARCC test.More >>
    Gordon is one of many people complaining about Common Core, and some parents are opting their children our of the associated PARCC test.More >>
  • Our Turn: Business Incentives

    Our Turn: Business Incentives

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 12:41 PM EST2015-02-24 17:41:03 GMT
    No other state in the union has given out more money in business incentives in recent years than Louisiana. More >>
    No other state in the union has given out more money in business incentives in recent years than Louisiana. More >>
  • Your Turn: Higher Ed Budget Cuts

    Your Turn: Higher Ed Budget Cuts

    Friday, February 20 2015 1:27 PM EST2015-02-20 18:27:57 GMT
    This week's "Your Turn" segment goes to Bo Bienvenu. Bienvenu replied by email to our commentary this week on how Louisiana state budget cuts are affecting higher education. 
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    This week's "Your Turn" segment goes to Bo Bienvenu. Bienvenu replied by email to our commentary this week on how Louisiana state budget cuts are affecting higher education.More >>
  • Our Turn: Jindal Education Budget

    Our Turn: Jindal Education Budget

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 12:56 PM EST2015-02-17 17:56:29 GMT
    Tuesday, February 17, 2015Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal attracted the attention of the national media last week when he told reporters that Louisiana's higher education budget is now slightly higher than it was when he took office seven years ago. For some reporters, his claim did not ring true. The Washington Post in fact, declared his statement to be misleading, and then granted him their three Pinocchio award for significant factual errors and/or obvious contradictions. At the same time,...More >>
    Tuesday, February 17, 2015Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal attracted the attention of the national media last week when he told reporters that Louisiana's higher education budget is now slightly higher than it was when he took office seven years ago. For some reporters, his claim did not ring true. The Washington Post in fact, declared his statement to be misleading, and then granted him their three Pinocchio award for significant factual errors and/or obvious contradictions. At the same time,...More >>
  • Your Turn: Tapping Into Cell Phone

    Your Turn: Tapping Into Cell Phone

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 12:42 PM EST2015-02-17 17:42:19 GMT
    Friday, February 13, 2015This week's “Your Turn” segment goes to Caleb Walls. Walls went to the WAFB Facebook page to post his reaction to Cheryl Mercedes' Investigators report on local police acquiring technology to tap into our cell phones. Walls is one of many people who don't like that. In his words: What ever happened to the judicial system and warrants? It's not constitutional to allow such an intrusion on privacy to occur. We've gotten so used to the federal government spying on us tha...More >>
    Friday, February 13, 2015This week's “Your Turn” segment goes to Caleb Walls. Walls went to the WAFB Facebook page to post his reaction to Cheryl Mercedes' Investigators report on local police acquiring technology to tap into our cell phones. Walls is one of many people who don't like that. In his words: What ever happened to the judicial system and warrants? It's not constitutional to allow such an intrusion on privacy to occur. We've gotten so used to the federal government spying on us tha...More >>
  • Our Turn: Brian Williams

    Our Turn: Brian Williams

    Tuesday, February 10 2015 12:17 PM EST2015-02-10 17:17:29 GMT
    Like many of our wounds, NBC news anchor Brian Williams' injuries are all self-inflicted.More >>
    Like many of our wounds, NBC news anchor Brian Williams' injuries are all self-inflicted.
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  • Your Turn: Need New Bridge

    Your Turn: Need New Bridge

    Tuesday, February 10 2015 11:47 AM EST2015-02-10 16:47:44 GMT
    We have needed another bridge crossing the Mississippi River for decades now.More >>
    We have needed another bridge crossing the Mississippi River for decades now.More >>
  • Our Turn: Traffic Problems

    Our Turn: Traffic Problems

    Tuesday, February 10 2015 11:25 AM EST2015-02-10 16:25:10 GMT
    For the second time in five days, the Interstate 10 Bridge was closed for rush hour traffic due to an accident.More >>
    For the second time in five days, the Interstate 10 Bridge was closed for rush hour traffic due to an accident.More >>
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