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Riser reads ‘rainbow’ right

“We were getting the field ready for tomorrow (Saturday) and it had just stopped raining,” recalled the Lady Aggies’ third-year head coach.
“Then I looked up in the sky and there was a huge rainbow. When I saw that, I thought, ‘that’s my answer, that’s my sign’.”
Who says there isn’t a “pot of gold” at the end of a rainbow?
On Saturday morning, at approximately 10:45, the Lady Aggies (21-8-2) were hoopin’ and hollerin’ with jubilation over having outlasted the Lady Wildcats 4-3 in nine innings and earning a berth in next weekend’s LHSAA state tournament in Sulphur.

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Focus must stay on Sparta

An advertising blitz by the Sparta Media Network is raising awareness of the depleting Sparta Sands. Throughout the day in every market across the northern portion of the state, radio and newspaper ads urge residents to conserve water, while at the same time warning of the dangers of overuse on the Sparta Aquifer.

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State senators must get busy

Now for the bad news: neither one was selected as one of America’s 10 best senators either.
The 10 best included Arlen Specter, R-Pa., John McCain, R-Ariz., Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Richard Lugar, R-Ind., Carl Levin, D-Mich., John Kyl, R-Ariz., Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, Kent Conrad, D-N.D. and Thad Cochran, R-Miss.
The five worst were Conrad Burns, R-Mont., Wayne Allard, R-Colo., Daniel Akaka, D-Hawaii, Mark Dayton, D-Minn. and Jim Bunning, R-Ky.

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Vitter tackles hot issues during visit

Quickly, the topic of immigration, especially as it relates to Mexico, took the forefront.
Several residents expressed concerns over the rising number of illegal immigrants flooding Texas and now Louisiana.
“We need border security,” Vitter said. “We can’t just talk about it.”
Vitter said it is estimated that there are 12 million illegal immigrants living in the U.S. He said that although the majority of those illegal immigrants living in the U.S. are not violent criminals, they are a burden on our justice system.

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