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Third Street parking garage agreement tied to Water Campus deals, Daniel says - doubleb
What do you guys know about this? Apparently some members of the council were caught by surprise, again. [quote]"We ask that you not defer this. It's not a complicated deal," Daniel told the council, whose members had too many questions to be comfortable approving the agreement.[/quote] htt...


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For those thinking Obama is worn down forget it. - doubleb
http://www.politico.com/story/2014/09/obama-meet-the-press-110676.html?hp=l2 Quote President Barack Obama may seem fatigued after nearly six years in office, but he said in an interview airing Sunday, he considers himself “energized” by what he hopes to accomplish before leaving the White House. ...


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La., third straight year of no sales tax growth - doubleb
Is the answer more movies? More plants up and down the river? More Country Music Festivals? another pro team in NO? But seriously, I have not seen the recovery Obama, or the boom Holden and Jindal talk about. What is really going on? We spend a lot of tax dollars to entice businesses, why aren'...


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So Asians make more money on average than whites in the US - doubleb
Interesting, they make more, they graduate HS more and they live in fewer single families. If it's a society geared for the whites, how can the Asians do so well?...


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More character assasination? Wilson injured? Is this source legit? - doubleb
[quote]The Gateway Pundit can now confirm from two local St. Louis sources that police Officer Darren Wilson suffered facial fractures during his confrontation with deceased 18 year-old Michael Brown. Officer Wilson clearly feared for his life during the incident that led to the shooting death of Br...


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Apparently the movie boom isn't helping. - doubleb
[quote]La. budget shortfall pegged at $1.2B for next year Louisiana state lawmakers got their first glimpse today of next year's budget gap that they'll have to close, and The Associated Press reports it's another hefty shortfall: $1.2 billion. The grim news, delivered to the joint legislative...


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Latest on St. George from BR. Business Report - doubleb
[quote]St. George proponents making final push to get incorporation issue on December ballot Organizers of the city of St. George incorporation effort have scheduled what they say will be their final fundraiser to "help finish up getting the last signatures we need and then helping us trans...


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IMF projects worst year for the economy since 2009. Blames bad weather. - doubleb
There is no way could Obama or any other POTUS overcome a severe Winter in the midst of a global warming crisis. The economy had to suffer. Recommendations you ask???? Paraphrasing, The Federal Govt. needs to give more child care tax credits and increase the minimum wage. The Federal Govt. needs ...


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SIAP, another scientist weighs in on climate hoax and NOAA BS - doubleb
http://www.climatedepot.com/2014/07/18/climate-catastrophe-cancelled-geologist-debunks-noaa-climate-report-point-by-point/ Probably a nutjob, but he takes on the popular global warming stats and knocks them for a loop. [quote]Climate Claim: “The planet ranged well outside of normal levels in 2...


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The Feds estimate they paid out 100 Billion with a B dollars to people who - doubleb
did not deserve it. And people think govt. needs to be bigger and spend more?????????????????????????????????? From AP http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/government-made-100b-improper-payments-24480504?singlePage=true [quote]By its own estimate, the government made about $100 billio...


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Now they say it'll be on the December ballot. - doubleb
[quote]St. George incorporation issue won't be on November ballot Organizers of the petition drive to get the incorporation of the proposed city of St. George to a vote of the people confirm they will not have enough signatures by the July 18 deadline to get the issue on the November ballot....


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? for you economists, if the Feds are taking in a record amount of revenues, - doubleb
and the economy is shrinking; what does that mean? I'll hang up and listen....


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If govt. computers are so bad, can we trust them with our medical records? - doubleb
I'd hate to go in for a medical procedure and find out I was no longer living....


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Would you trust the EBR School Board to negotiate with Aramark - doubleb
and extend their contract once again without taking bids. Aramark contracts with EBR Schools to maintain, clean, and do most support work for all of the EBR Parish public schools. It's about a 26 million dollar a year contract first signed in 2004. It was extended once after negotiations when ...


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The legislature just killed an education reform bill for EBR giving principals - doubleb
budget control over their schools. One of the main reasons given for defeating the proposal was because principals aren't trained to do budgets, and they aren't qualified to do so. Fine, but then I read this this morning: [quote]Lee High’s new principal, Nan McCann, is already the principal at...


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Chairman Landrieu needs to get Obama to roll back the new EPA regs - doubleb
by using all that influence that she claims she has. Louisiana gets over 20% of its power from coal fired plants (we have 6 plants). Wouldn't it be a great time for Mary to show her stuff, and help La. before electricity prices jump? ...


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La. issued 251 million in tax credits in 2013. - doubleb
[quote]Chris Stelly, executive director of Louisiana Entertainment, the state-run film office, said officials certified nearly $810 million in production company spending on 123 projects in 2013 and issued $251 million in tax credits.[/quote] The sky is the limit, Hollywood loves Louisiana. [...


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A minor victory for SG. - doubleb
So many exceptions to the bill are bogging it down. But (wink wink) we all know it's a good govt. bill and its not targeted at SG, right? [quote] Capitol Views: St. George bill overloaded, then yanked The House had to take a step back today from a bill that would force the organizers of t...


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Rolfe Mc Collister weighs in on EBR Schools. - doubleb
It's not just SG proponents who are fed up. [quote]Schools still drive population growth By Rolfe McCollister Published May 26, 2014 at 6:00 am (Updated May 23, 2014) Schools still drive population growth The new census figures were released, and The Advocate report...


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So scientists can admit they are wrong when politics aren't involved. - doubleb
[quote]Forget what you know about lowering your cholesterol. Eat some red meat. Use a little bit of real butter and cheese. And stop eating egg whites. Doctors and dietitians are learning that the popular low-fat and low-cholesterol diets popularized in the past 40 years just did not work.[/qu...


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