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Techsters home for big WAC games

Now it’s the Lady Techsters’ time to return the favor.
There’s two games on the traditional Thursday-Saturday league slate for Tech this week and both are against opponents who have yet to lose against a WAC rival.
The Techsters (12-4, 4-1), with the second most overall victories of any conference member, play host to San Jose State (9-6, 4-0) tonight and then entertain Fresno State (13-4, 5-0) on Saturday.
Not only are the latter two clubs carrying a “perfecto” inside of the conference, but they are also currently tied for the longest winning streaks at six.

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Barmore boosts Mulkey-Robertson, Baylor spirits

As it turned out, the former head women’s basketball coach at Louisiana Tech University not only followed through on his commitment, but also returned with his own spirits being raised to another level.
After hearing of personal challenges being faced by former Lady Techsters’ backcourt star and assistant coach Kim Mulkey-Robertson, Barmore made a call to the head coach for the defending NCAA national champion Lady Bears of Baylor University.

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Techsters home for big WAC games

Now it’s the Lady Techsters’ time to return the favor.
There’s two games on the traditional Thursday-Saturday league slate for Tech this week and both are against opponents who have yet to lose against a WAC rival.
The Techsters (12-4, 4-1), with the second most overall victories of any conference member, play host to San Jose State (9-6, 4-0) tonight and then entertain Fresno State (13-4, 5-0) on Saturday.
Not only are the latter two clubs carrying a “perfecto” inside of the conference, but they are also currently tied for the longest winning streaks at six.

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Parking filled with frustration

My watch read 2:05 p.m., and the interview was not scheduled until 2:30 p.m. Time seemed to be on my side.
But as I scanned the parking lot for my large, white, aging vehicle, something was not right. Blocking my bone-colored baby was a huge delivery truck, presumably dropping off food items at a nearby business. I tiptoed around the truck, unlocked my car door and had a seat.

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Museum needs your support

The Louisiana Military Museum, located at 201 Memorial Dr., offers area residents a chance to view items from America’s past and present that could normally only be seen in larger cities or on military bases.

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Grambling calls for state investigation

The mayor and council were reacting to a petition circulating in town and on the Grambling State University campus calling for the ouster of GSU President Horace Judson, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Robert Dixon and Vice President of Finance Billy Owens.
The resolution also criticized Clausen for remarks she allegedly made during a Jan. 20 closed-door meeting held at city hall.
Statements attributed to Clausen by the city include:
n “Grambling can no longer be the major employer of Grambling residents;”
n “There will be more firings;”

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