Jim Beam

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Recent events at the Port of Lake Charles are eerily similar in some respects to what occurred at the port in 1985. Edwin W. Edwards was gover…

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Louisiana has monumental road and bridge problems, and two of the candidates for governor don’t really have any long-term solutions. The third…

Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards and U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, one of the governor’s two major Republican challengers in the Oct. 12 primary, a…

The small number of members of the Lake Charles Port Board who through the years have put their self interests above the port’s interests woul…

Here we go again! The newly revamped Lake Charles Port Board last week surprisingly unseated its acting president after being warned by its tw…

Louisiana’s congressional delegation and a roomful of state legislators got the bridge message loud and clear here last week at the 14th annua…

Anyone who calls the Electoral College a scam shows a complete misunderstanding of the U.S. Constitution. The latest is U.S. Rep. Alexandria O…

Former Democratic Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who died Sunday, gave Louisiana some of the best years of her life. As the state’s first wom…

Huey P. Long, the legendary and controversial former Louisiana governor and U.S. senator, was shot on Sept. 8, 1935, and died two days later. …

Louisiana’s gubernatorial campaign could use a heavy dose of reality. The two Republican candidates taking on Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards…

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