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THESE ARE TRYING TIMES IN BATON ROUGE!
THESE ARE TRYING TIMES IN BATON ROUGE!

Early Sunday mornings are a quiet time for me.  I’m generally at a local coffee house in Baton Rouge looking over the morning papers for ideas to discuss on my mid-morning syndicated...

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FORTY-EIGHT YEARS OF POLITICAL CONVENTIONS!
FORTY-EIGHT YEARS OF POLITICAL CONVENTIONS!

 Some 4000 Republican delegates and party officials are converging in Cleveland this week, with Democrats heading for Philadelphia the following week. The old process of picking national...

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A KILLING IN BATON ROUGE!
A KILLING IN BATON ROUGE!

There is a perception around the country that high profile shootings are considered the norm in Louisiana. Nine police officers were killed in the line of duty last year, more than in any other...

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EDUCATIONAL REFORM IGNORED IN LOUISIANA!
EDUCATIONAL REFORM IGNORED IN LOUISIANA!

With a major national election just a month away, the stakes continue to get higher.  A well-educated workforce is the key to pulling the country out of the present economic doldrums. ...

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LOUISIANA BEHIND ON INTERNET ACCESS!
LOUISIANA BEHIND ON INTERNET ACCESS!

  Newspapers are in trouble all across America.  A recent ax to fall is in New Orleans where The Times-Picayune has cut back to publishing three days a week. The reason is simple...

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LESSONS LEARNED: BASEBALL AND POLITICS!
LESSONS LEARNED: BASEBALL AND POLITICS!

Now that basketball is over, baseball season is in full swing.  My college home team LSU just lost a heartbreaker that kept them from going to the college world series.  I’m a...

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ARE PROSECUTORS ABOVE THE LAW IN LOUISIANA?
ARE PROSECUTORS ABOVE THE LAW IN LOUISIANA?

Jim Brown Sunday's 12pm-2pm on NewsRadio 1150 WJBO

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ROLLING THE DICE ON HURRICANE SEASON!
ROLLING THE DICE ON HURRICANE SEASON!

Here we go.

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LOSERS IN LOUISIANA GOVERNOR’S RACE!
LOSERS IN LOUISIANA GOVERNOR’S RACE!

Four months ago in the Louisiana governor’s race, Senator David Vitter was a slam-dunk. He seemed to have it all.

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THE DEMISE OF BOBBY JINDAL!
THE DEMISE OF BOBBY JINDAL!

Former Louisiana state senator Sixty Rayburn was well know for his folksy sayings during legislative sessions. He often urged his colleagues to never forget the folks back home when deciding...

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