State Rep. Rob Shadoin has submitted a bill to the House to slow down the implementation of Common Core standards in Louisiana’s public education system. There is little doubt that Common Core is a controversial subject. To quote Bob Dylan, “The times they are a-changing.”
Parking. It’s a problem in downtown Ruston. Parking. It’s not a problem in downtown Ruston.
For years, city officials and central business district merchants have been grappling with how to make downtown Ruston both customer friendly and merchant friendly. The discussion always circles back to parking.
More than 371 million people in the world have diabetes, according to the International Diabetes Federation. The United States comes in third in the world with 24.1 million, trailing China’s 92.3 million people with diabetes and India’s 63 million. Unfortunately, the number of individuals diagnosed with diabetes is growing in every country.
Considering that half of people who die from diabetes are under the age of 60, it’s great that the United Nations has designated today as World Diabetes Day.