Louisiana News

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10:47 am
Mon October 28, 2013

MONDAY: State Treasurer John N. Kennedy, Six-time All American Heather Van Norman

Originally published on Tue October 29, 2013 9:17 am

Track and field coach for Nicholls State University, Heather Van Norman talks with Jim about her over 30 years of track and field experience. She also talks about how her son, LSU'S wide receiver, Odell Beckham Jr. was born to be a tiger.

State Treasurer John Kennedy joins Jim to talk about the budget surplus and his opinion about the privatization of state hospitals.


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2:47 pm
Sun October 27, 2013

Insurance Agent Recommends Paper Form Over Exchange Website

Originally published on Thu October 31, 2013 6:30 pm

Since it launched Oct. 1, the online portal for the health insurance marketplace required by the Affordable Care Act has been plagued with glitches. It's been hard to find anyone who's been able to enroll for an insurance plan at Healthcare.gov yet.

Insurance broker Phil Muscarello says agents can help consumers fill out a paper application instead. For more information, visit www.pjmi.com.


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6:42 am
Sat October 26, 2013

Warm Season Bedding Plants Look Terrible in Winter

Columbine “Swan Blue white” – Bicolored columbines grace landscapes in April with their stately flower stalks arising above the plant foliage.

Tender perennials have a lot of stamina -- they may actually look great in November when it's time to put the cool season bedding plants in -- but it's best to pull them out.


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10:51 am
Fri October 25, 2013

FRIDAY: Trina Scott Edwards, Author Mark LaFlaur, Video Historian Stephen Pitalo

Originally published on Thu October 31, 2013 9:59 am

The wife of former Governor Edwin Edwards, Trina Scott Edwards joins Jim to talk about their new reality show debuting this Sunday called "The Governor's Wife" on A&E.

Author Mark LaFlaur discusses his latest book "Elysian Fields".

The mastermind behind The Golden Age of Music Video, Stephen Pitalo talks with Jim about his projects, his experience at LSU Manship School and more.


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11:18 am
Thu October 24, 2013

THURSDAY: Journalist and Author Carl Bernstein

Originally published on Thu October 31, 2013 6:32 pm

Jim visits with the legendary journalist and author Carl Bernstein.


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10:52 am
Wed October 23, 2013

WEDNESDAY: Blogger C.B. Forgotston, Professor/Author Peter Kuznick, Drama Critic Terry Teachout

Originally published on Tue October 29, 2013 9:11 am

C.B. Forgotston discusses Former Rep. Rodney Alexander sudden retirement from congress and Gov. Bobby Jindal possible run for President in 2016.

American University Professor and Author Peter Kuznick talks with Jim about his collaboration with Oliver Stone to write "The Untold History of the United States".

Jim is joined by Wall Street Journal's drama critic , Terry Teachout. Teachout is the author of "Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington."


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10:56 am
Tue October 22, 2013

TUESDAY: Professor J. Michael Lennon, Rabbi Menachem Genack

Originally published on Tue October 29, 2013 9:11 am

Professor J. Michael Lennon talks with Jim about the book he published "Norman Mailer: A Double Life". The book is an autobiography of American Novelist and Journalist Norman Mailer.

Rabbi Menachem Genack joins Jim to discuss his spiritual role in the life of President Bill Clinton. Rabbi Genack recently released a book entitled "Letters to President Clinton."


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3:31 pm
Sat October 19, 2013

Drawing # 1: Claiborne House B & B Two Night Stay

Claiborne House Bed

Our first drawing for the Fall 2013 membership drive will be for a two night stay at the Claiborne House Bed & Breakfast in historic Jefferson Texas. The Drawing will take place Saturday, October 19 at 12 noon and everyone who pledges before then is automatically entered. Call now at 800-552-8502 or pledge online here. DONATE NOW!

The Claiborne House Bed & Breakfast in Jefferson, Texas, features elegance, comfort, gourmet breakfasts, designer coffees, and offers perhaps the most elegant and beautiful interior lodging space in the region. For a romantic B&B retreat into the mid-1800s, step back in time to the age of steamships in the inland water port of Jefferson, Texas. 

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6:07 am
Sat October 19, 2013

Nurseries and Catalogs Full of Spring-Flowering Bulbs

Narcissus ‘Grand Primo’ has deep green foliage and pure white flowers and reliably blooms year after year.

If you want tulips and daffodils to brighten your garden next spring, you have to plant them this fall.


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3:54 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

MONDAY: Manship Hall of Fame Inductee Jay Perkins

Originally published on Tue October 22, 2013 10:42 am

Professor Jay Perkins, who is about to be inducted into the LSU Manship School of Communications Hall of Fame talks with Jim about his start at LSU.


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