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As a rule, movies based on video games are always terrible. There isn’t a single one that could be considered a critical darling. “Wreck-it Ralph” doesn’t count; it technically made up its derivative main characters. “The Angry Birds Movie” tries to buck this trend by being based on game with a non-traditional format (a phone app as opposed to an arcade or console game) and by featuring some impressive animation and decent voice work. It succeeds — in a way. Red (Jason Sudeikis) is the only angry bird on the otherwise blissful Bird Island. But he’s only angry because everyone is a jerk to...

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08/22/2014
Faith and Finances, a biblically integrated financial literacy program designed for low income or financially vulnerable adults, will be offered in Ruston on Wednesday evenings from Sept. 3-Nov. 19...
08/21/2014
Dumfries, VA — At their recent meeting, the Trustees of the Former Agents of the FBI Foundation voted to award a scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year to Nathan L. Taylor, of Choudrant. Nathan...
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08/21/2014
Stephen Webre, the Garnie W. McGinty professor of history and interim associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Louisiana Tech University, presented research at the 12th Central American...
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08/20/2014
The National Black Graduate Student Association, Inc. announced the election of several Grambling State University graduate students during the organization’s 26th national conference held in Baton...
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08/20/2014
This Summer, Grambling State University senior De’Shon Swafford accepted an invitation from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama to participate in the Robotics Academy. The...
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08/20/2014
On Aug. 10, Perry Hancock, president and CEO of the Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home and Family Ministries, presented a certificate to Lake D’Arbonne Chapel for its generosity in being one of the...
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08/19/2014
Braden Romer, assistant professor of kinesiology in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education, gave a presentation titled, “Influence of Tactile Feedback on Muscle Activity During Walking,” at...
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08/18/2014
In the past few weeks, I have spoken to several area young people who are starting high school this fall. Every one of them told me how excited they were. In the coming years, they will be dealing...
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08/18/2014
Jenna Carpenter, associate dean for undergraduate studies and the Wayne and Juanita Spinks Professor of Mathematics and Statistics in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science,...
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08/16/2014
Dolliann Margaret Hurtig, Louisiana Tech University associate professor in French, held three key roles at the American Association of Teachers of French National Convention held at the Astor Hotel...