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The LA teachers strike is actually a win for charter schools and students

Since January 14, Los Angeles teachers have been on strike—calling for higher salaries, smaller class sizes, increased support staff, and caps on charter schools. They could very well get what they’re demanding, but it doesn’t matter. At the end of the day, LA’s students and charter schools will come out ahead. The United Teachers of Los Angeles union (UTLA) demands would cost $880 million, according to the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). This is funding that Superintendent Austin B...
Tags: California, Opinion, La, Massachusetts, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, New Orleans, Lausd, Louisiana, Stanford University, Gavin Newsom, Tulsi Gabbard, Austin Beutner, California California, Newsom

SE Louisiana downs Lamar 76-69 for first conference win

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Marlain Veal scored 22 points with four assists, three rebounds and three steals and Southeastern Louisiana beat Lamar 76-69 on Wednesday night for its first conference win. The Lions (5-12, 1-3 Southland Conference) snapped their eight-game skid with a 26-for-50 shooting effort while making 18 of 22 from the foul line. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Louisiana, Lions, Lamar, Southeastern Louisiana, Southland Conference, HAMMOND La AP

Effort to ease Russian sanctions boosted by former Louisiana senator

Former Republican Sen. David Vitter is lobbying on behalf of companies linked to a Russian oligarch with ties to President Vladimir Putin, aligning himself with Trump administration efforts to ease sanctions on his clients, according to documents filed with the Justice Department.
Tags: Vladimir Putin, Cnn, Louisiana, Trump, Sen David Vitter

Louisiana police officer's boyfriend killed her as she prepared for work, chief says

Three men have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a rookie northwestern Louisiana police officer, including a man who was the officer's boyfriend and father of her child, authorities say.
Tags: Cnn, Louisiana

California’s ranking falls to 19th best state to raise a family

California lost its Top 10 ranking as a place to raise a family in WalletHub‘s annual scorecard on child-rearing qualities. A year ago, California ranked 10th best. But this year the Golden State scored a No. 19 ranking — between Illinois and Virginia — in the 2019 edition of this family yardstick that the online financial website bases on “five key dimensions” derived from “49 relevant metrics.” The 2019 champ was Minnesota followed by Massachusetts — they were Nos. 1-2 a year ago, just in reve...
Tags: Business, New York, News, Minnesota, Mississippi, California, Washington, Virginia, Massachusetts, California News, West Virginia, Sport, Economy, Soccer, North Dakota, New Hampshire

MOJO TV Episode 2 – Mountain Bird Retreat ~ VIDEO

MOJO TV Episode 2 – Mountain Bird Retreat USA – -(  MOJO TV EPISODE 2 – Mountain Bird Retreat New episode airs Saturday on Sportsman Channel Terry breaks from the Louisiana heat to join John Wiles of Best Wingshooting for a tour through Northern Argentina’s elite wingshooting locations. John’s first location provides an incredible backdrop of towering mountains and tons of pigeons. Load em up as fast as you can because the action never slows. Incredible lodges, wonderful food a...
Tags: Instagram, Guns, Australia, Turkey, Canada, Alaska, Argentina, Kansas, John, Louisiana, Terry, West Texas, DirecTV, Mojo, Mike Morgan, Featured Articles

Relist Watch

John Elwood reviews Monday’s relists. I’m today, so I’m going to be more summary than usual. The April calendar already appears to have a full complement of 12 cases, but the court in theory could add to it with this Friday’s grants. Admittedly, if it does so, petitioners won’t have the full 30 days to file reply briefs before oral argument. After this Friday, the court’s next scheduled conference isn’t until February 15 – almost a month from now. And any cases granted at that conference will ...
Tags: Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Virginia, New York City, Freedom, Alabama, Indiana, Dhs, United States, House Of Representatives, Kansas, Louisiana, Nielsen

The water protectors are back: the battle against Lousiana's pipeline

Activists fight to stop construction of the Bayou Bridge pipeline, which endangers an ecosystem that is one of the most important bird habitats in the western hemisphereDeep within the humid green heart of the largest river swamp in North America, a battle is being waged over the future of the most precious resource of all: water.On one side of the conflict is a small band of rugged and ragtag activists led by Indigenous matriarchs. On the other side is the relentless machinery of the fossil fue...
Tags: Environment, Oil, Water, US news, Louisiana, North America, Gulf of Mexico, Lousiana, Mississippi River, Atchafalaya, Bayou Bridge

3 arrested in death of Louisiana officer leaving for work

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Three people have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Louisiana police officer preparing to go to work. KSLA-TV reports that Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond said Tuesday that 38-year-old Glenn Frierson, 26-year-old Trevon Anderson and 22-year-old Lawrence Pierre will be charged with second-degree homicide in the death […]
Tags: News, Nation, Louisiana, Shreveport, La AP, KSLA TV, Ben Raymond, Glenn Frierson, Trevon Anderson, Lawrence Pierre

As You Travel, as You Shop, & at Home – More Self-Defense Gun Stories~ LISTEN

At Work, as You Shop, & on the Road – More Self-Defense Gun Stories Louisiana –-( Here is the news you won't get from the mainstream media. Again this week, responsible gun owners defend themselves and the people they love. Self-defense instructor Amanda Suffecool joins the Self Defense Gun Stories Podcast to look at four new examples. Were these gun owners lucky, or did they have a plan and were prepared?  What can we learn from their experience? Listen and find out. (23-minute...
Tags: Guns, California, Louisiana, Illinois, Nra, Ammoland, Shooting Media News, Rob Morse, Self Defense Gun Stories, Polite Society Podcast Rob, Amanda Suffecool, Rob Morse Rob

Yes, a Square Root Sign Spurred a Police Search

You know how old stuff keeps coming around on social media feeds? Seems like that’s been happening more and more lately. But that doesn’t mean the stories aren’t worthy of thought and consideration. Take for example the story of the square root symbol. In February 2018, NOLA reported that in Louisiana, police actually searched a[.....] The post Yes, a Square Root Sign Spurred a Police Search appeared first on Read the full article here...
Tags: Weapon, Louisiana,, NOLA

Trump gets states confused in viral tweet

President Trump removed a tweet where he confused a speaking engagement in Louisiana with one in Tennessee, but he is not the first high-profile person to get their geography mixed up. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
Tags: News, Cnn, Tennessee, Stories, Louisiana, Trump, Jeanne Moos

Trump deletes tweet after geography gaffe

President Trump removed a tweet where he confused a speaking engagement in Louisiana with one in Tennessee, but he is not the first high-profile person to get their geography mixed up. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
Tags: News, Cnn, Tennessee, Stories, Louisiana, Trump, Jeanne Moos

Rodents of Unusual Size—Meet the invasive, orange-toothed pests of coastal erosion (ars technica)

The trailer for the documentary Rodents of an Unusual Size By now, anyone following environmental news recognizes Louisiana as one of the front lines for climate change in the United States. In recent years, writers from the state have famously wondered out loud about whether the boot shape we all learned in elementary school fits anymore, and residents of a small community in Isle de Jean Charles made headlines in 2015-2016 by becoming the first "climate refugees" in the country. Between floo...
Tags: News, United States, Argentina, Louisiana, Nathan Mattise, Isle de Jean Charles, PBS ' Independent Lens, EA McIlhenny

Trump heads to farm convention after Air Force One delay

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is on his way to Louisiana after a mechanical issue delayed Air Force One’s departure from Washington. Trump is traveling to New Orleans on Monday to address the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 100th annual convention. The White House says the Air Force One maintenance crew needed to reset an […]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Ap, Nation, New Orleans, Louisiana, Donald Trump, American Farm Bureau Federation, Trump, Washington Trump, Nation & World Politics

Where Did All This Pentecostalism Come From?

I t is impossible to consider the modern history or contemporary state of Christianity without accounting for the sudden rise, the explosive spread, and the worldwide impact of Pentecostalism. To that end, I’ve been reading several books on the subject, focused especially on the Azusa Street Revival, which most historians consider the setting in which Pentecostalism began. Here are a few key points I’ve learned about the Azusa Street Revival and the Azusa Street Mission that h...
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Sen. Graham says Trump isn’t giving in on southern border wall

WASHINGTON — A leading Senate Republican close to President Donald Trump says Trump isn’t giving in on his demands for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the issue that’s caused the partial government shutdown that’s now in its fourth week. Sen. Lindsey Graham says he encouraged Trump during a telephone conversation Sunday to reopen the government for a period of weeks to try to negotiate a deal with Democrats that would break the impasse. But the South Carolina Republican said Trump wants a d...
Tags: Supreme Court, Congress, California, Washington, Mexico, Senate, Sport, Soccer, Gop, House, Graham, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Louisiana, Donald Trump, West Hollywood

Ricks lifts Abilene Christian over SE Louisiana 75-72

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Payten Ricks made a 3-pointer with three seconds remaining for Abilene Christian’s only lead of the final three minutes and the Wildcats defeated Southeastern Louisiana 75-72 on Saturday. SE Louisiana led 72-70 after a jumper by Moses Greenwood, and Abilene Christian tied it on a layup by Jaren Lewis with 40 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Louisiana, Wildcats, Southeastern Louisiana, Ricks, Abilene Christian, HAMMOND La AP, Moses Greenwood, SE Louisiana, Jaren Lewis, Payten Ricks

Louisiana court: Online anonymity doesn’t shield lawyers from ethical obligations

Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Louisiana court: Online anonymity doesn’t shield lawyers from ethical obligation Office water coolers used to be gathering places where people discussed current events and caught up on office gossip. But, like many other time-honored traditions, even water cooler conversations have been affected by technology. Certainly these in-office discussions still occur, but much of the day-to-day discours...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Supreme Court, Law, Court, Social Media, Ethics, Web/Tech, Nopd, Louisiana, Thomson Reuters, Aba, ABA Journal, Gill Pratt, National Guard, Jefferson

In praise of pretrial-detention algorithms, the 'failure to appear fallacy,' Louisiana ↓ technical revocations, and other stories

Several national items merit Grits readers' attention here during the calm before the 86th Texas Legislature storm. Debtors-prison reform: Economic populism and the justice system The New York Times this week published a lengthy, excellent feature on how criminal fines and fees oppress the poor. Good analysis and background. Best evidence supports use of risk assessments in pretrial release decisions Some prominent heavyweight corrections researchers responded to criticisms in the press, not to ...
Tags: Texas, Law, Philippines, Aclu, New York Times, Louisiana, Harris County, FTA, Texas Legislature, Gritsforbreakfast, 86th Texas Legislature, Jennifer Skeem, Skeem, Intermediate Sanctions Facilities, Louisiana The Bayou State

Aethon buys QEP Resources’ Northwest Louisiana’s natural gas assets

Aethon Energy Management has acquired QEP Resources‘ Northwest Louisiana’s natural gas assets. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE DALLAS, January 11, 2019 – Aethon Energy Management (“Aethon”), a Dallas-based private investment firm and owner-operator of onshore oil & gas assets, today announced the completion of its acquisition of natural gas assets from wholly owned subsidiaries of QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE: QEP). The assets are located in the Haynesville basin in northwest Louis...
Tags: Texas, Trends, United States, North Dakota, Dallas, Louisiana, North America, Ontario, BMO Capital Markets, Wind River, Northern Region, QEP Resources Inc, Weil Gotshal Manges LLP, Sidley Austin LLP, Aethon, Northwest Louisiana

Warren Equity buys M&D Distributors

Warren Equity Partners has acquired Humble, Texas-based M&D Distributors, an aftermarket provider of mission-critical diesel engine parts and components within primarily Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE HUMBLE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Warren Equity Partners, a lower middle market private equity fund, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Magneto & Diesel Injector Service, Inc. (“M&D Distributors” or the “Company”). M&D Distributors, based in Humb...
Tags: Trends, Louisiana, North America, Company, The Company, Trey, Ingram, Humble Texas, Texas Oklahoma, PE Deals, Trey Ingram, Michael Zhang, Humble Tx, Warren Equity Partners, Steven Wacaster, Warren Equity

Louisiana police officer shot dead as she was getting ready for work, chief says

A female police officer died after being shot outside a home as she prepared to start her shift in the northwestern Louisiana city of Shreveport, officials said.
Tags: Cnn, Louisiana, Shreveport

"Reducing Barriers to Reintegration: Fair chance and expungement reforms in 2018"

The title of this post is the title of from the Collateral Consequences Resource Center to document the laws passed in 2018 aimed at reducing barriers to successful reintegration for individuals with a criminal record. Here is the report's executive summary: * In 2018, 30 states and the District of Columbia produced 56 separate laws aimed at reducing barriers faced by people with criminal records in the workplace, at the ballot box, and elsewhere.  Many of these new laws enacted more than one...
Tags: Florida, New York, Law, Colorado, California, Washington, Pennsylvania, Maine, Kansas, Nebraska, Michigan, Louisiana, North Carolina, District Of Columbia, Arizona California, Douglas A Berman

Female police officer shot dead in Louisiana

A female police officer has died after being shot outside a home Wednesday evening as she prepared to start her shift in the northwestern Louisiana city of Shreveport, officials said.
Tags: News, Stories, Louisiana, Shreveport

2019 list of festivals, fairs and special events in Southern California

In 2019, there are so many fun things to do in Southern California it will take 52 weeks to fit them all in. Whether you’re into art, beer and wine, classic cars, food, movies, music, sports or something else, here’s our annual guide to dozens of the best events happening during the next 12 months. Jump to a month: February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December JANUARY Palm Springs International Film Festival One of the largest film festivals in...
Tags: Events, Music + Concerts, Things to do, LA County Fair, Music Festivals, OC Fair, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories PSN, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories SGVT, Top Stories Sun

Female police officer shot dead in Shreveport, Louisiana

A female police officer died after being shot outside a home as she prepared to start her shift in the northwestern Louisiana city of Shreveport, officials said.
Tags: Cnn, Louisiana, Shreveport, Shreveport Louisiana

Louisiana police officer shot dead

A female police officer has died after being shot outside a home Wednesday evening as she prepared to start her shift in the northwestern Louisiana city of Shreveport, officials said.
Tags: News, Stories, Louisiana, Shreveport

Louisiana police officer fatally shot while leaving for work

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A uniformed Louisiana police officer has been fatally shot as she was preparing to go to work on the night shift. A police spokesman in Shreveport says it happened shortly before 8:30 p.m. Wednesday outside a home. Cpl. Marcus Hines says one person has been detained for questioning but has not […]
Tags: News, Nation, Louisiana, Shreveport, La AP, Cpl Marcus Hines

Relist Watch Returns

John Elwood reviews the first relists of 2019. Happy New Year and welcome back! Most of D.C. started 2019 nice and slow, enjoying offices (and roads) made quiet by vacations, both planned and unexpected. But not the Supremes. They jumped in with both feet, when most of the lawyering class was still finishing off their fruit baskets. On January 4, the court gave plenary review to the Maryland and North Carolina political-gerrymandering cases and set them for expedited briefing so they could be ...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Featured, Maryland, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, California, Planned Parenthood, Kentucky, Virginia, New York City, Freedom, Alabama, Indiana, United States