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Political season is obviously here

Political season is obviously here

Editor February 4, 2011 Comments Off on Political season is obviously here

Political season is upon us once again, and you can tell it by more than just the date on the calendar. Not surprisingly, even with the newest Slidell/St. Tammany political season not even coming

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The Slidell Independent: Two years old

The Slidell Independent: Two years old

Editor January 30, 2011 Comments Off on The Slidell Independent: Two years old

By Kevin Chiri Where do I start? That is truly the thing going through my head right now, since I want to say something about a very important event. This week marks the two-year

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Low crime here Only comes from Local dedication

Low crime here Only comes from Local dedication

Editor January 30, 2011 Comments Off on Low crime here Only comes from Local dedication

Safe St. Tammany. That’s the simplest way to say it. Crime statistics for 2010 in St. Tammany Parish and the City of Slidell were released last week and the news is good—very good. Crime

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Want to help your business? Join the Chamber

Want to help your business? Join the Chamber

Editor January 30, 2011 Comments Off on Want to help your business? Join the Chamber

By Kevin Chiri I don’t usually like to say this, but this time I just have to: You missed a great night if you were a local business woman or man, and didn’t attend

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‘Stinky’ subject must be faced at some point

‘Stinky’ subject must be faced at some point

Editor January 30, 2011 Comments Off on ‘Stinky’ subject must be faced at some point

The news about garbage in St. Tammany Parish is back in the headlines. No, this isn’t referring to various other issues that some people might consider to be some version of garbage. This really

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You can’t give up hope for the best year ever

You can’t give up hope for the best year ever

Editor January 8, 2011 Comments Off on You can’t give up hope for the best year ever

By Kevin Chiri Let me be the final one to wish you “Happy New Year.” The start of a new year always brings resolutions, which could be translated into, “I want to be a

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Elections and our young Slidell entrepreneurs

Elections and our young Slidell entrepreneurs

Kevin Chiri July 6, 2010 0

Elections and our young Slidell entrepreneurs I was like most of the local candidates running for positions in the March 27 Slidell municipal elections. I was at virtually every forum there has been locally

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