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re: Why does snow close the South? - thegambler
It's not just a Louisiana thing. Sometimes it's better to close the roads so people don't kill themselves. PARKERS CROSSROADS, Tenn. -- A winter storm that began with an icy mix before turning to snow forced schools and businesses to close in Tennessee and Kentucky. Hardest hit were western sec...
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re: Podcast recommendations? - thegambler
Truth and Justice: They take a case and try to solve it, or try to get someone wrongly convicted out of jail. Casefile: Worldwide crimes. Their series on Original Nighstalker is the best I've heard. Louisiana Eat and Greet: Local eateries in Louisiana. Good down home stuff. Unsolved. Guy ...
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re: What aggravates me more than slow drivers in the left lane - thegambler
It's not the "fast" lane. It's the passing lane. The problem is people think they are going fast so in their mind they are in the correct lane. If everyone would start calling it the passing lane, then maybe people would realize if they are not passing someone, they should get in the non-passing, or...
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re: Hows the Bonnet Carre This Morning? - thegambler
I-10 is closed in St. John the Baptist Parish before LaPlace. ...
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re: Good Podcasts to listen to - thegambler
truth and justice (true crime) Heaven's Gate (documentary) Louisiana eat and greet (louisiana silly) 30 for 30 (espn sports) Les is More (someone on this site suggested it) What Really Happnened (The Mike Jordan one is great)...
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re: The Advocate: New Roundabouts baffle Livingston Parish drivers and law enforcement - thegambler
Here are a couple https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oy4JL_sxYQI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyZfFqZTHE8...
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re: Had to say goodbye to my dog this afternoon - thegambler
Bummer. Handsome dog. Everyone's time comes. ...
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re: Best restaurants in Baton Rouge open late AFTER the game? - thegambler
Great list. I'd add Spanish Town Grocery in the hole in the wall category. Dempsey's is a good local joint, too. ...
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re: Denver Restaurant Recs - thegambler
Snooze at the Union Station is good breakfast and cool place. ...
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re: Parity is what has ruined the NFL - thegambler
Pass interference and automatic first downs are killing the NFL. BORING. ...
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re: What are some of your favorite podcasts? - thegambler
Les is More is a fun listen. ...
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re: What are some of your favorite podcasts? - thegambler
There are the usual Hardcore History and Radiolab, so I will offer some others. Truth and Justice Myths and Legends Louisiana Eat and Greet Lore Stuff You Should Know Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me ...
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re: Any suggestions for home insurance? - thegambler
Brennan Insurance of Louisiana Wendy@BrennanInsuranceLA.com ...
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re: Commercials that make you less likely to buy their products - thegambler
Correct. This is why Sonic won't get a dime from me. ...
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re: Tell me why most restaurants around jones creek / coursey dont seem to make it? - thegambler
Dempsey's Jasmines both a solid...
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re: Outlying lunch places - thegambler
Buck and Johnny's in Breaux Bridge Middendorf's south of Hammond...
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re: Traffic Board PSA - I-10W b/t BR & Lafayette This Weekend - thegambler
Yes. That reads like 2 weekends in a row. ...
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re: Would u pay 17 extra cents a gallon if you knew that 100% went to roads and bridges? - thegambler
The article you linked to is from 2014, under the Jindal administration. Things have changed. "I have already removed the State police from that fund, freeing up more than $60 million and allowing us more flexibility," John Bel Edwards, March 14, [b]2016 [/b] [link=(http://www.nola.com/politi...
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re: Would u pay 17 extra cents a gallon if you knew that 100% went to roads and bridges? - thegambler
The only tax that goes to infrastructure is the gas tax. It goes to the transportation trust fund. Sales tax, property tax and all the other taxes you pay do not go to roads. ...
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re: Would u pay 17 extra cents a gallon if you knew that 100% went to roads and bridges? - thegambler
Something needs to be done. The gas tax has not been increased or adjusted for inflation since the 1980s. The cost just to maintain what we have has increased significantly since the 1980s, much less the cost to build anything new. If nothing is done, the traffic situation will get worse because th...
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