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May 7th, 2013

Techsters excited about hosting tourney

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They’re playing on their own field, they’re coming off of a three-game road sweep against Seattle University and they’re the host school for the 2013 Western Athletic Conference tournament.
How much better can it get for Louisiana Tech University’s softball team?
Well, a lot better if they can go on and capture the championship of the double-elimination tourney that starts Wednesday with two games and continues into Saturday with a 5 p.m. title contest.

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GSU on road

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Grambling State University’s baseball team will be on the road today and then back home on Wednesday for back-to-back action to close out its 2013 regular season.
The Tigers (17-29) will play against Alcorn State University in Lorman, Miss., today at 3 p.m. and then play host to Jackson State University at the same time on Wednesday.
Action in the annual Southwestern Athletic Conference postseason tournament to be held in Baton Rouge will begin on May 15.

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Tech to host softball tourney

All roads — or, rather, flights — lead straight to Ruston this week for Western Athletic Conference softball teams.
The 2013 edition of the league’s postseason tournament will be held in the city and hosted by Louisiana Tech University starting on Wednesday and continuing through Saturday.
It will mark the final championship event in the WAC to be hosted by Tech, who will begin is affiliation with Conference USA in July.
Six schools, including the Lady Techsters, have earned qualification for the tournament.

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Eating well while living local

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What are kids missing from their daily eating plan? Studies indicate they are missing fruits and vegetables. Ask 10 young people how many fruits and vegetables they have eaten today; you will be amazed. Most youth like fruits because they are sweet but they are not fond of many vegetables. By not eating the recommended two servings of fruits and three servings of vegetables, youth are getting inadequate intake of vitamin A, C, dietary fiber and eating more fats and saturated fats.

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Don't let food hinder travel

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Summer is nearly upon us, and many families will likely be packing up and heading out to various locales for a little break from the day-to-day.
Unfortunately, for many of us, packing enough sunscreen is the least of our worries. Though finding a definitive number proved very difficult, it is safe to say that thousands of individuals in the United States alone have food allergies, intolerances and sensitivities. What that means is they have to be very careful when traveling.

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LTP MEDICAL Mobile, Inc. DBA

LTP MEDICAL Mobile, Inc. DBA The Health Hut is soliciting a monthly lease on select hardware and software. Total cost and monthly costs for 36 months must be provided. All setup and installation labor must be included in the total monthly cost. In addition, proposed vendors must provide a plan to ensure HIPAA and HITECH compliance. The purpose of this request is to solicit bids from various vendors, conduct a fair and extensive evaluation based on criteria, and select the candidate who best represents the needs of LTP Medical Mobile, Inc. and the direction LTP wishes to go.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION
Pursuant to La. R.S. 9.4759, notice is hereby given, that WESTSIDE SELF STORAGE MINI WAREHOUSES, located at 821 West California Avenue, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, will sell the following described property located in the units indicated and belonging to the person named in ORDER TO ENFORCE THE PRIVILEGE CLAIMED BY THE SELF STORAGE FACILITY ON MOVABLE PROPERTY.
Unit #-0139
Patricia Naylor 1012 Circle Dr., Ruston, LA 71270. Record player, Toys, Baby bed, Single bed, Mirror, Exercise equipment, Scooter.
Unit #-1615

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NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE NOT EXCEEDING $575,000 OF UTILITY REVENUE BONDS OF THE

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE NOT EXCEEDING $575,000 OF UTILITY REVENUE BONDS OF THE
CITY OF GRAMBLING, STATE OF LOUISIANA

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May 6th

Sweeping down the plains

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Eighth graders to perform ‘Oklahoma’
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In the tradition of widely-esteemed musicals, the eighth grade class of A.E. Phillips will present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” as their annual production.
“ ‘Oklahoma!’ is a classic work of the American musical theater. The eighth graders positively responded to the plot and music, more so than for other choices that were presented as possibilities,” Randall Boyd, A.E. Phillips music instructor, said. “The students reacted to the blend of comedy, drama, music and dance that this musical is known for the world over.”

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GSUPD to be revamped

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In the midst of an internal review that began in February, Grambling State University has hired a safety and security consultant to help restructure its police department.
University spokesman Will Sutton said that Willie Bell has years of experience in the field and will oversee a complete overhaul of the department’s operations.
Bell formed Bell Consulting Group when he retired after 33 years of higher education law enforcement service, including 18 years as director of public safety at Fayetteville State University and Winston Salem State University in North Carolina.

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