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Keep Common Core

My granddaughter is a fourth grader at an international school in the Netherlands, where her math curriculum includes fundamentals of algebra. She and her...

Opinion: Randy Brown – Part 1: We’ve Got To Get It Right This Time

Part 1: We've Got To Get It Right This Time I would like to begin this column by making it clear that I have never...

The Not Top 10: Obama’s Constitutional violations

One of Barack Obama’s chief accomplishments has been to return the Constitution to a central place in our public discourse. Unfortunately, the president fomented this...

Brown: Be thankful for what you have

A Glimpse of Heaven…. Being thankful for who we are and what we have. This is a subject/topic that I have mentioned many times in...

Opinion: Randy Brown – Bossier-Caddo voters make the right move

Bossier-Caddo voters make the right move On Saturday April 9th, voters in Bossier and Caddo parishes voted in favor of renewing the 2.5 mills tax...

Applauding Those Who ‘Get It’

In case you've been out of town, or living under a rock, there was major economic development news for Bossier last week. Computer Sciences Corporation...

Shaken Baby Syndrome: A Crime and Health Issue

Louisiana Headlines: Doyline infant declared dead, parents in jail...Gretna babysitter arrested after 2-month old dies from Shaken Baby Syndrome...Toddler dies from Shaken Baby Syndrome...

Cypress Black Bayou Board’s hard work pays off

Just in time for the holidays, the Cypress Black Bayou Recreation and Water Conservation District’s board is demonstrating the results that a few months,...

On the Shoulders of Giants

In describing the contributions of the past and how it impacts our future, Sir Isaac Newton once attributed his success to those who came...

Opinion: Sam Hanna, Jr. – JBE Threatens; Higher Ed whines

JBE Threatens; Higher Education whines Gov. John Bel Edwards probably feels he did the right thing by going on statewide television to outline a doomsday...