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C’est Vrai: Instructions from above

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Jim Bradshaw

Now that the high-tech, multi-million-dollar, Super Pac-driven campaign for governor is over, you’ll probably notice the contrast in this story about campaigning a couple of decades ago.

LaPolitics Notebook

Term limits were approved by Louisiana voters in 1995 by a vote of 76 percent, but they didn’t go into effect until roughly eight years ago.
With just three terms allowed, amounting to 12 years, that means lawmakers and everyone else are still getting used to the revised timeline.

Hello from/to happyland

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Steve Hallam

The news is a couple of months old, but it’s too good to pass up. And it does have a local angle. It turns out we’re right in the middle of happyland. And that’s the conclusion of the professional thinkers at Harvard University and the University of British Columbia.

C’est Vrai: The weevil and the ant

Apparently the boll weevil is in good part responsible for that gang of fire ants that infests your yard and sneers at you when you try to kill them.

SLCC chancellor briefs VP chamber

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South Louisiana Community College Chancellor Dr. Natalie Harder took more questions than are usually brought up to guest speakers during this month’s Ville Platte Chamber of Commerce meeting, causing a rare extension of the meeting by some 15 minutes Wednesday, August 27.

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