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Fast times in Washington, La.

Fast times in Washington, La.

Louisiana legislators are railing against Washington, but it's neither Congress nor the president that's drawing their ire. Rather, it is the town in St. Landry Parish by that name that is fast becoming known as the speed trap capital of Louisiana.

DATE: April 01, 2014 | CATEGORY: Columnists

The great fix

The great fix

An absolute shock came over the diminutive young adventurer as he saw his bearded sage towering over him.

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (225)

Louisiana needs Common Core

Louisiana needs Common Core

It is said that the more things change, the more they stay the same. That's another way of saying history repeats itself.

DATE: March 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Rolfe McCollister

'Daily Report' Week in Review: LSU confirms it has been approached about annexing into B.R. … Baton Rouge General keeps an eye on St. George incorporation effort … Ruling on Rouzan shakes up TND status, smart growth proponents … and more

As first reported by Daily Report, LSU confirmed this week that university officials have been approached about petitioning...

DATE: February 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

LSU AgCenter: Crawfish myths persist regarding purging, straight tails

LSU AgCenter: Crawfish myths persist regarding purging, straight tails

With crawfish season just underway, the LSU AgCenter says many myths about cooking the iconic south Louisiana crustaceans still persist. Ray McClain, LSU AgCenter crawfish researcher at the Rice Research Station near Crowley, says one of the myths...

DATE: February 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report

News roundup: Halliburton manager gets probation in Gulf spill case … Insurance through work? Health law affects you too … Gates predicts almost no poor countries left by 2035

Sentenced: A former Halliburton manager was sentenced today to one year of probation for destroying evidence in the aftermath of BP's massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf. Anthony Badalamenti, of Katy, Texas, had faced a maximum of...

DATE: January 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report

Research finds just 4% of American's actually go from rags to riches

The Horatio Alger myth—that hard work and pluck will lift a person from dire circumstances to enviable success—is more than 150 years old, but as The Wall Street Journal reports, it has staying power. In fact, according to new...

DATE: November 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report

Creative influences

Creative influences

Among the many poignant observations Balzac makes about art within his often-cited short story "The Unknown Masterpiece" is a cautionary tale about closing one's self off from the outside world in order to create; that in fact, the myth of the lone...

DATE: May 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: News (225)

Breakthrough: Amy Seimetz

Breakthrough: Amy Seimetz

In his recent—and completely essential—talk on the state of cinema at the San Francisco International Film Festival, director Steven Soderbergh described his ideal (utopian,...

DATE: May 08, 2013 | CATEGORY: The Movie Filter

No <i>Place</i> like home

No Place like home

Such a rare sight is Derek Cianfrance's familial epic The Place Beyond the Pines, it is with great ease that it buries itself inside of you, it haunts you, or as Ryan Gosling's inked-up motorcycle maniac "Handsome Luke" would say, it "sticks...

DATE: April 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: The Movie Filter

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