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Bobby Jindal addresses the Louisiana Legislature today: Tweets and comments from reporters, legislators and readers

By Julia O’Donoghue, | The Times-Picayune   Gov. Bobby Jindal will give his eighth and final speech to the Louisiana Legislature to kick off the 2015 lawmaking session today. The governor will start speaking to legislators at 1 p.m. You can follow live updates from our legislative team — Julia O’Donoghue and Emily Lane — here. Jindal has made getting rid of the Common Core academic […]

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I-12 widening project begins in Slidell area

By Robert Rhoden, | The Times-Picayune   Construction has begun on a nearly $21 million project to widen Interstate 12 between U.S. 11 and Airport Road/North Shore Boulevard in theSlidell area, state and local officials announced Thursday (April 9).  Adding a third travel lane in each direction on the 2.5-mile stretch will benefit local […]

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