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06/15/2016
The two things I remember most about nursery school are the red, wooden rocking horse on a spring platform, and my teacher wanting me to wear dresses more often. I loved that rocking horse. I hated...
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06/15/2016
I remember my first Louisiana Peach Festival very vividly. I remember the first Peach Fest that I covered as a reporter for the Ruston Daily Leader. And I remember the first festival my husband Slade...
Autrey, Terrie 2014.jpg
06/13/2016
Father’s Day is this Sunday and in honor of this occasion, I wanted to write a column about the role of fathers in preventing domestic violence. The unfortunate truth of our work is that most of the...
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06/13/2016
Let me start by saying you’ll definitely find no answer to the problem in this column. But to find a solution, you first have to identify the problem. And for me, in the aftermath of the mass...
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06/13/2016
If Louisiana Tech University’s recently completed baseball season was made into a movie, the titles could be varied. “Thrill-A-Minute ’Dogs Defy Guessperts” “Walk-off Wins Fuel Bulldogs” “Goff-Guided...
Conville, Bobby 2014.jpg
06/11/2016
With the decline of corporate pensions and the aging U.S. population putting stress on the Social Security system, the burden of saving and planning for retirement falls increasingly on individuals...
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06/11/2016
Question: My brother is always working to get ahead. But he’s never happy. In fact, he’s in a bad mood most of the time! Why do so many people think money will buy them happiness? Money shouldn’t...
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06/11/2016
Identity theft is a big problem. How big? Consider this: In 2015, about 13 million Americans were victimized, with a total fraud amount of $15 billion, according to Javelin Strategy & Research....
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06/10/2016
We’ve all heard the stories on the radio and watched the grieving parents on the news. Every year, more than 35 children die in hot cars from heat-related deaths. On Wednesday, the father of an 8-...
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06/10/2016
I don’t know if I can do this image justice — but one of the funniest skits I’ve ever seen on TV was on “The Carole Burnett Show” when Tim Conway played a dentist that kept accidentally injecting...