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Louisiana School Boards Assn. Confronts Louisiana's ESSA State Plan Rush Job

On March 13, 2017, US ed sec Betsy DeVos contacted state superintendents to let them know that there are now two possible deadlines for submission of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) state plans: April 03, 2017, or September 18, 2017. 1,550 more words

High-stakes Testing

Cajun Style Anniversary Gifts

NEW ORLEANS- Do you have an anniversary coming up?

There is a Cajun style anniversary gift guide floating around and we here at Twist decided to have some fun with it. 109 more words

News With A Twist

Total Recall: Training Your Dog to Come when Called

Teaching a fast, reliable recall on cue often seems impossible. Your dog comes running when she hears the food hit her bowl, but you aren’t going to carry her dish and a bag of kibble to the dog park! 480 more words


Myrtles Plantation in Louisiana

A forty minute car drive north of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in the small town of St Francisville, there is a beautiful antebellum plantation dating from 1796. 606 more words

US Travel

The Louisiana State Capitol

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

On Tuesday, 19 April 2011, during our spring-break trip to the Deep South, we took a daytrip from New Orleans to Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s capital. 564 more words


Officer shot, K-9 killed overnight in Crowley

CROWLEY, La – A police-involved shooting in Louisiana has left two people and a K-9 dead, and an officer wounded.

The shooting happened Tuesday night in the town of Crowley. 63 more words

National/World News

Harpoon IPA

Harpoon Brewery, Boston, MA

Floral and citrus notes combine with a unique malt profile to impart a clean, fresh finish.  Our IPA is a crisp, balanced interpretation of this classic style…best enjoyed with friends. 82 more words

Louisiana Beer Blog