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Opinion: Lou Gehrig Burnett – First ad…first punch

First ad...first punch Republican U.S. Rep. John Fleming, who has a hefty campaign fund and deep pockets, is running for the U.S. Senate seat being...

Opinion: Snowy memories

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Last Wednesday, that is exactly what it did! Wow, it was beautiful! And it came...

Opinion: Sam Hanna, Jr. – A 30-minute reprieve

A 30-minute reprieve Just as he promised, Gov. John Bel Edwards’ call for a special legislative session in June includes a number of proposals to...

Opinion: Lou Gehrig Burnett – U.S. Senate race taking shape

U.S. Senate race taking shape When Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter lost the governor’s race to Democrat John Bel Edwards and decided not to seek...

What energy has to do with national security

This year, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel barred the Interior Department from moving forward with its offshore drilling plans during the federal...

Fax-Net Update: Saturday is election day

The race for the District 8 seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives highlights election day this Saturday, March 25. It is a special election...

Opinion: Domestic violence facts

Among with other social and health public awareness and support campaigns, October is designated as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month.” But it’s important to recognize...

The ‘Star’ Witness

Dumb and Getting Dumber Rachel Jeantel is the poster child for the failures of public education. Several days ago, prosecutors in the George Zimmerman trial put...

Opinion: Dr. Ed Feulner – Peace in North Korea

Peace in North Korea Every Korean I know remains saddened by the division of the Korean people into a North and a South at the...

Brown: Bossier is a clean place to live/work/play

Spring is here. We all think of spring cleaning and making things look renewed and fresh at this time of year. And as such,...