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I miss my paper grocery bag

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I miss my paper grocery bag
That’s right. I’d like to trade that mountain of flimsy plastic for six good strong paper bags. Walking in the grocery with bags full of plastic bags to return to the store’s “recycle” bin, I feel defeated when I walk out with more plastic. So I started comparing the trips when I get paper bags to those other days (which are more usual) when I get plastic. My average grocery buy of $94 will fit in six good paper bags. But more frequently they are packed in 15 plastic bags with at least thre...
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Challengers try to shake incumbent in Secretary of State race
Five of the six candidates for Louisiana Secretary of State found common ground in a forum Monday evening as they each tried to shake interim Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin’s perceived confidence in his incumbency. There was little hostility between panelists since they were not allowed to address each other directly. But, a few managed to sneak in some indirect jabs with just over a week to go until the Nov. 6 election.
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Third quarter Stumpage Speak released

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Third quarter Stumpage Speak released
Find out the price report for stumpage in Louisiana during the third quarter of 2018 by Dr. Shaun Tanger.
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What's the latest in market trends for timber?

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What's the latest in market trends for timber?
Will Sonnenfeld released his third quarter report recently. Here's what he said:
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University of Kentucky seeking research assistant

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University of Kentucky seeking research assistant
The Department of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Kentucky is looking to hire a research assistant for a project on the economic impacts of timber supply in that state. The job will be filled at the master's of science level.
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Burning forest was controversial at first

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 Burning forest was controversial at first
The history of fire in Southern forests is a long and vexing one. Setting fire to the woods has been a common practice in the South. Some have described it as natural as the honking of migrating geese or the appearance of crimson foliage on sweet gums.
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