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Louisiana editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers: ____ Feb. 10 The Times-Picayune on offshore oil revenue: There are some numbers that everybody concerned about Louisiana’s eroding coast knows offhand. Every 38 minutes, the state loses about a football-field-sized chunk of land. In 2017, the state is scheduled to receive 37.5 percent of the royalties that come from offshore oil and gas exploration ...

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Louisiana editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers: ____ Oct. 28 NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune on pay for New Orleans firefighters: The long-running back pay dispute between the city of New Orleans and its firefighters seemed hopelessly deadlocked in early September. Civil District Court Judge Kern Reese found Mayor Mitch Landrieu in contempt of court Sept. 4 and threatened him with house arrest if he ...

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Louisiana editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers: Oct. 4 The Monroe (Louisiana) News Star on why competition benefits Louisiana consumers Anyone who doesn’t believe competition doesn’t benefit consumers should go grocery shopping in Ouachita Parish. Grocery prices have dropped 6 percent since Brookshire Grocery Co., Mac’s Fresh Market and Wal-Mart began a building spree 18 months ago, according to the Council for ...

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