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The American people no longer trust what they hear from the media and their government. Ever since his first campaign started in 2015, President Donald Trump has railed against his political opponents within the government and has often warned the American people not to trust the “Fake News”…

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It will come as no surprise that the world of retail is changing dramatically. Not since the move of shopping centers to suburbia from downtown, have we seen this level of change. Downtown Monroe and West Monroe at one time was the place to be on Saturdays.

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If you probe even a little into issues behind Louisiana government today — and especially if you are an informed, motivated person who looks to get ahead in life — Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards’ second inaugural speech was, in a word, depressing.

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Say you’re a secret federal court that signed off on wiretaps of a Trump campaign official based on Russian disinformation financed by the Clinton campaign and midwifed through anti-Trump partisans at the FBI. The court did nothing about this deception for three years despite accumulating ev…

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I have outgrown my present home. I am financially able to purchase a larger home and make the move. I would like a larger and newer home with many different features we could enjoy for years to come. Our children need a bigger yard and an extra bedroom would be great. My current home is paid…

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Do you make New Year’s resolutions? I always do. A New Year always brings with it promise and uncertainty, but this coming year brings with it a greater foreboding than we have experienced in the past. The Chinese have a saying: “May you live in interesting times.” But their definition means…

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The Democratic Party of 2020 bears little resemblance to the lifelong political home of former President Harry Truman. The President known for his “Give ‘Em Hell” approach and his famous “The Buck Stops Here” motto would be unfamiliar with a party that is moving at light speed to the far left.

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Someone around the state Capitol should invest in name tags, because they would certainly make a killing during the new term that begins next week.

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Mayor Jamie Mayo wants Monroe voters to rest assured that if they’re concerned about crime in the city, they shouldn’t fret. He’s got it covered.

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While LSU alumni and fans around the world are enjoying the most dominating and most exciting football team the Ole War Skule has ever fielded, there’s something else going on at LSU that anyone who has a passing interest in the university should play close attention to.

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It keeps getting worse for Medicaid expansion in Louisiana as further research fortifies the conclusion that it operates largely as another form of welfare designed to redistribute wealth.

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Sports contests command a large place in our culture because they involve order and routine touched by the unexpected, which seems a lot like life. The rules and regimen of athletics suggest a world with everything in its place, but the drama of the game is that none of us knows what will ha…

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As 2019 ends, the positive economic news regularly astounds financial experts. The stock market continues to reach new highs, while unemployment is at a historic low level. Consumer confidence is soaring, and Americans spent record amounts for the Christmas season.

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Editor’s Note: The following column was first published on Jan. 4, 2018. It It is timely in light of LSU President F. King Alexander leaving LSU to become president at Oregon State University.

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In her public order Tuesday, Presiding Judge Rosemary Collyer of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court didn’t mention Robert Mueller. But her stinging rebuke of the FBI for abusing the FISA process to obtain a warrant to spy on Carter Page invites the question: How could the special co…

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