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02/08/2013
After reading about how much one would spend for a 30-second spot to advertise on the recent Super Bowl, I tried to put a pencil to the unit cost of M&Ms. While the red M&M singing the love...
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02/08/2013
Last August, a 16-year-old girl was raped in Steubenville, Ohio, by two Steubenville High School football players after a night of partying. The night of her rape, other teenagers who witnessed her...
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02/07/2013
One of the things I love most about living in Ruston is how considerate and courteous people are here in the piney hills of North Louisiana. That kindness shows in almost all phases of life but one....
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02/07/2013
When we hear the word “bullying,” we do not think of harassment. Instead, we think of schoolyard days, when one kid who is the bigger student mocks or says something ugly about another student. The...
Bergeron, Nancy.jpg
02/06/2013
Gov. Bobby Jindal is exactly right. The Republican Party has to change its ways if it’s going to appeal to minorities, women and young voters in numbers significant enough to recapture national...
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02/05/2013
Looking for something a bit different from that everyday routine of TV and computer games? Looking to add just a little more excitement to your day? Well, maybe you can. Take another look at 4-H; don...
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02/05/2013
Question: Our 17-year-old is a highly spoiled underachiever. As a junior in high school, he’s failing two classes and borderline in the rest. We know that his problems are largely due to our...
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02/05/2013
So, I hate zombies. If I’m going to watch something about supernatural undead creatures, I tend to prefer the better preserved, often attractive vampire creatures. My husband, on the other hand,...
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02/04/2013
For those who know me — or read my column — it’s not too much of a stretch to say I’m a vain individual. Of course, realizing that vanity and healthy habits go hand in hand, I’m constantly in search...
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02/03/2013
Change, change, change ... and then some! In the spring of 2012, the U.S. Justice Department ruled that the configuration of our city elementary schools must change in order to meet their...