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They get what they deserve


Drago's and Galatoire's restaurants
provided hot meals to nearly 1,000 first responders from the Shreveport and Bossier Police Departments, the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office and others following recent flooding in Shreveport. The restaurants served meals from Shreveport's Historic Municipal Auditorium on June 10. Reinhart Foodservice, Leidenheimer Baking Company, Coca-Cola and the Shreveport Hilton also supported the effort.


raised more than $45,000 for the Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans and Breast- oration, organizations that provide support to women receiving treatment for cancer. The fourth annual event from June 11-14 at the JW Marriott Hotel in New Orleans hosted 2,000 women and included seminars, events and fundraising auctions.


Terrance Saulny
was terminated from the New Orleans Police Department June 11 after a Public Integrity Bureau investigation revealed the officer used excessive force in September 2014 involving a 16-year-old girl, confirmed via video surveillance and body-mounted camera footage. Saulny is a 25-year veteran of NOPD who had been assigned to the Juvenile Bureau.


Gov. Bobby Jindal
continues to lie to the people of Louisiana (and America) when he claims the recent legislative session did not raise taxes. Nobody believes him, because the SAVE Act has been exposed for the sham that it is. Even conservative Republicans who voted for the act admit it's a gimmick that was conjured by Jindal to give him the patina of tax purity, with the blessing of Grover Norquist, who likewise is losing credibility on the "no taxes" issue because of Jindal's Orwellian claim of "no tax increases."

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