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More Layoffs To Hit Our State

 

The plummeting oil and gas industry delivered another to blow to the Bayou State today when it was announced Houston based Union Tank Car Company will lay off around 244 of it's employees at its Alexandra plant beginning June 24th.  J...

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Economic And Environmental Impact Of Gulf Oil Spill Deepens
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Economist Forecast More Layoffs In Louisiana Oil & Gas Industry

Some of the lowest gas prices in years continue to take a toll on Louisina's oil and gas industry. Several companies have announced possible layoffs in the coming months.

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Los Angeles City Council Votes To Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
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“Yes, You May Not Not Have Any Legal Pot Suggested And We Certainly Suggest You Don’t”

 

The way Louisiana has tippy toed around the medical marijuana issue reminds one of a speak easy doorman telling the crowd flowing past 'Im not saying St. Coo...

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Americans Celebrate 4/20 In Different Ways And Different Haze

 

Apparently  Hallmark, McDonald', and a few of the more stubborn Elk and Moose Lodge chapters in the midwest are about the only big name groups  that still have not piled on to the swelling tide of Americans who are celebrating 4/20 today.  A...

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Shreve Memorial Library Offers Free Financial Education Seminars

Tax day has come and gone, and many of us are still suffering from shock. If you're like thousands of people, you may not have any sort of financial plan. If that's the case, these seminars are for you!

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Governor Johnny B. Edwards Can Talk Just Like A’ Ringing A Bel

 

Governor John Bel Edwards has never met a microphone he didn't like, and today he kicks off his monthly one hour state wide radio show with great fanfare while breathless Bayou State natives sit hushed as one in anticipation of the great man's words........

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Fast Food Robot Serves 360 Burgers An Hour [VIDEO]

In a world of protesters demanding a $15 an hour minimum wage, a company called Momentum Machines may have the final answer.

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Category: Economy, Food
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Louisiana Sets Record For Tourists

 

For the fourth year in a row Louisiana has set a new record for tourism, welcoming almost 29 million visitors who spent over 11 billion dollars. Tha...

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Louisiana’s Credit Rating Downgraded

 

Two out of the big three credit rating agencies have downgraded our state's credit rating, meaning Louisiana will pay more for loans. Wor...

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Category: Economy, Louisiana News
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Famed Economist Explains Why Tax Reform Is Impossible [VIDEO]

With this year's tax deadline looming, and more and more Americans - experts included - are perplexed and paralyzed by the complexity of our tax code.

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Medical Marijuana Club Seeks Site In Fisherman's Wharf
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Medical Marijuana Could Fill Huge Void In State Budget

 

Loosening the restrictions on who it can be prescribed to and growing it here are two ways Louisiana could possibly turn medical marijuana into a $200 to $330 million dollar industry, according to a study paid for by the Louisiana Cannabis Association. Spo...

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Hemp Hype High As Hearings Hash Out How To Handle Up

 

LSU Vice President for Agriculture, Bill "Buzzkill" Richardson says all the excitement being generated by the possibility of the LSU Ag Center becoming the site that Louisiana grows its medical marijuana on, are a bit premature.  L...

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