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One of my favorite shows on HGTV is Love It or List It. It is, in my opinion, the most accurate and insightful look into the high level couple drama that often accompanies home decisions and example A of why Psychology 101 and Couples Counseling should be mandatory course requirements in the…

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H ere’s what I hope Robert Mueller will conclude when he is done investigating Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign: The president is innocent of criminal wrongdoing. He did not know of or approve contacts with Russians to influence the election. His interactions with FBI Director James Comey and ot…

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I say this when a prospective homeowner makes a face at me when I suggest they get a home inspection before completing the purchase process. I get it. No one wants to spend $400 on a house only to find out the house isn’t worth buying. However, losing $400 is nothing compared to the tens of …

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The governor of Louisiana is not politically omnipotent. (I’m referring to the storied position of governor, not the man or the woman who asked for the empowering votes.) And despite the campfire tales we grew up with down here, the governor of Louisiana is not the most powerful governor in …

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I see Jason Ard is asking for a 1/2 cent tax increase to put a deputy in every school and the Livingston Parish Public Works is using road tax money for drainage projects in certain areas. It seems to me, they are getting enough money but need to learn how to manage it better. Instead of a d…

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The course can still be corrected over the next few days, and the Capitol is certainly capable of producing last-minute Christmas morning miracles, but this latest policymaking experiment in Baton Rouge already looks like The Special Session That Didn’t Happen.

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A lot has happened in America since April 25, 2001 -- the 9/11 attacks, two major wars, the Great Recession, the first black president, the iPhone, a Cubs World Series title and Donald Trump. That was the day the Dream Act, to protect young immigrants brought here illegally as children, was …

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Food for thought. Let’s take all the money we’re putting into these libraries and build us a nice coliseum here in the parish. That way we can have our graduations in the parish. I don’t know why we need all these libraries, but y’all keep paying the tax. Thank you.

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One day after Rep. Neil Abramson’s constitutional convention legislation failed in the state House by a 52-47 vote, an organization involved with the effort released a statement saying it would work to have a similar bill introduced in the approaching special session that convenes Tuesday, May 22. 

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From the beginning of his campaign for president, Donald Trump portrayed illegal immigration as a forest fire that threatens to spread rapidly and engulf us all. Mexicans, he charged, are “bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They’re rapists.” He thought Americans should be afraid.

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T he case against the nuclear deal with Iran is reminiscent of what Woody Allen once said: “Life is full of misery, loneliness and suffering -- and it’s all over much too soon.” The agreement, critics insist, is terrible and doesn’t last long enough.

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Vacationing along the stretch of the Gulf Coast from Orange Beach to Pensacola affectionately known as the Redneck Riviera, is a long standing tradition for many south Louisiana families. You grow up going to the beach with your parents. Then you take your kids to the beach. Somewhere along …