Minden Press-Herald

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Sep 22nd

History in the Making

History in the Making

We are witnessing history on two fronts.

One concerns foreign affairs. The other involves the economy, specifically Louisiana's.

While Russia makes a play to reestablish its dominance in Eastern Europe thanks to the failed leadership of a weak American president, here at home the state's economy is in the early stages of a boom. You see signs of it in the unemployment rate, which in January dropped to 4.9 percent. The unemployment rate nationally is 6.7 percent.

Last Updated ( April 02, 2014 )

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Martin: He Paid it Forward

Martin: He Paid it Forward

Ever heard the term "pay it forward?" Do for others because someone did for you.

A few questions. Does God have a plan or are we just floating in the wind?

The best selling...

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All this for a Biscuit

All this for a Biscuit

It used to be when the cashier at the grocery store asked if you wanted paper or plastic, she was referring to the bag in which to put your groceries. Now, it's about pay...

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Edwards’ Bid for Congress

Edwards’ Bid for Congress

Somewhat reminiscent of Earl Long's last campaign, that being a race for Congress in the old 8th District of Louisiana in 1960, former Gov. Edwin Edwards declared his can...

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The Cuisine I’ve Missed

The Cuisine I’ve Missed

I've spent the past three weeks talking to corporate offices of various restaurants for today's front page story. I would much rather deal with local owners of anything t...

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