• Issue of
  • Nov 27 - Dec 3, 2001
  • Vol. 22, No. 48


  • Cramming for Kindergarten
  • Cramming for Kindergarten

    As schools seek to find students who 'fit,' some experts say pre-K kids aren't ready to be put to the test.
  • Dutch Warning
  • Dutch Warning

    In 1982, Mayor Dutch Morial addressed a journalists' convention on the topic of the press and politicians. Nearly two decades later, amidst current debates about relationships between mayors, mayoral candidates and the media, his remarks bear revisiting.
  • Financial Fraidy-Cats

    Afraid of the markets? Local economic guru Fred Siegel wants you to suck it up and invest.
  • Beaded Benevolence
  • Beaded Benevolence

    The late Big Chief Ferdinand Bigard served as a father figure to younger Mardi Gras Indians.
  • Creative Sentencing in Baton Rouge

    The following are excerpts of sentences handed down in the past year by the Criminal Sections of the 19th Judicial District Court in East Baton Rouge Parish, as taken from public records.





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