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08/27/2016
Every time I drive down Tech Drive I think of the comedian Leo Gallagher. Yep, the “Sledge-O-Matic” guy who did all the watermelon smashing back in the 1980s. And believe me, at least once I day, I...
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08/27/2016
The damage from “the unnamed storm” is still widespread, costly and painful.  It did not “go away” in a week. We did not know the extent of the less-than-week-old flooding as it was discussed before...
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08/27/2016
Graduations, holidays, birthdays, and weddings are just some of the life events that can make us think about large gifts to children and grandchildren. “Often, we want the next and future...
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08/27/2016
Question: I have seen some ads for people that will buy my pension for cash. How do I tell if that is a good deal? I really need some money now and this would come in very handy. Answer: Be very...
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08/27/2016
On Sept. 5 we observe Labor Day, a celebration of the American worker. And there’s a lot to celebrate, because our workers have accomplished great things and, in the process, demonstrated a variety...
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08/26/2016
 NCLAC recently announced an exhibit of paintings by artist Molly Butler. Butler, winner of Best in Show at this year’s Peach Art Exhibit, was awarded this solo exhibition as part of her prize. Her...
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08/26/2016
Having grown up in north Louisiana, I’ve never personally witnessed my friends standing outside of their demolished, water-crushed homes wishing they didn’t have to borrow clothes from others because...
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08/26/2016
If you were to ask an 18-year-old if he likes college, the people, the parties, the girls, the freedom and he replied, “Yes! I love it!” His tone would take a turn if you then added, “Good thing, you...
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08/25/2016
It all started with a budget crisis. Grambling State University’s laboratory schools Alma J. Brown, Grambling Middle and High schools were threatened with extinction as a result from major budget...
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08/24/2016
Editor’s note: This is the first part of a two-part column on recognizing the signs of depression in teens. Adolescence is a time of many challenges. Developing bodies and social and academic...