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A STRONG YEAR LIES AHEAD

A STRONG YEAR LIES AHEAD

George Swift April 27, 2014 0

BY GEORGE SWIFT • PRESIDENT/CEO, SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE   Our region continues to be recognized for the unprecedented amount of industrial projects coming to it. The figures vary, but we are confident

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MASTERS OF THE POUR

MASTERS OF THE POUR

admin April 25, 2014 0

By Calvin Tyler   There are people in this world who never settle for second place. You’ve met these people before, whether during sporting events, in the military, or at work, and the thing

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AN OLD-FASHIONED EXPERIENCE

AN OLD-FASHIONED EXPERIENCE

admin April 25, 2014 0

Story and Drinking By Calvin Tyler Going out into our fair city in search of the perfect nightlife experience isn’t that hard to do. In fact, this great state we call home is a

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PAUL SAVOIE LOOKS BACK ON HIS ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS MAYOR OF LAKE CHARLES IN THE EARLY 1980s

PAUL SAVOIE LOOKS BACK ON HIS ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS MAYOR OF LAKE CHARLES IN THE EARLY 1980s

admin February 23, 2014 0

Editor’s note: To read Paul Savoie’s notes about the time he spent as mayor of Lake Charles (1981-85) isn’t just to discover a treasure trove of fascinating facts from the history and politics of the

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AN OPEN LETTER TO SEAN PAYTON

AN OPEN LETTER TO SEAN PAYTON

Rick Sarro February 7, 2014 0

Dear Coach, I know what you must have been thinking. I was thinking the same thing. You should have been working the sidelines at the SuperDome with your Saints playing for the NFC Championship

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THERE AIN’T NO SUCH THING AS A FREE FEDERAL DOLLAR

THERE AIN’T NO SUCH THING AS A FREE FEDERAL DOLLAR

Michael Kurth February 7, 2014 0

Over the last half-century, the role of the federal government has greatly expanded. Washington is now deeply involved in elementary and secondary education, healthcare, housing, employment practices, the media, how we use our land

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RESORT COMING SOON ON THE CAMERON COAST?

RESORT COMING SOON ON THE CAMERON COAST?

Karla Wall February 7, 2014 0

Could Cameron Become The Next Kemah, Texas — The Next Hot Tourist Destination On The Upper Gulf Coast? • Compiled By Karla Wall A group called Cameron Answers, formed in 2009 as a “think

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CAN A FLU SHOT GIVE YOU THE FLU?

CAN A FLU SHOT GIVE YOU THE FLU?

Brad Goins February 7, 2014 0

Timothy Neidigh Clears Up Misconceptions About The Flu • By Brad Goins Will getting a flu shot ever give you the flu? Ask family nurse practitioner Timothy Neidigh this question and you’ll find that

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CRAPPY DRIVERS

CRAPPY DRIVERS

Brad Goins January 23, 2014 0

They Annoy You. They Terrify You. What Makes Some Local Drivers Do Such Dumb And Dangerous Things? • By Brad Goins   Louisiana driving behaviors have been a big topic in area news lately.

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2013 BEST OF SWLA WINNERS: THE LIST

2013 BEST OF SWLA WINNERS: THE LIST

admin January 8, 2014 0

Bull’s Eye! 2013 marks the 20th anniversary of Lagniappe’s Best of Southwest Louisiana. For two decades, Lagniappe’s been rounding up readers’ ballots and singling out the hometown favorites. You won’t need a posse or

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