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When I see an unnecessary sequel, I’ll often wonder what the studio was thinking. I’m not talking about the huge franchises where any kind of new installment is basically a license to print money. I’m talking about unwanted sequels to movies that don’t have a fan base clamoring for more. Obviously I can think of a few motivating factors — greed mixed with a lack of imagination — but what makes studios think that they have a franchise on their hands when the first movie wasn’t exactly a franchise-launcher? In the case of “The Huntsman: Winter’s War,” I actually don’t have this question. I...

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03/12/2016
The Dixie Center for the Arts is excited to have the Dukes of Dixieland taking the stage at 7 p.m. Friday. This New Orleans jazz and Dixieland-style revival band has been one of the most anticipated...
03/12/2016
Dorothy “Dot” Kovalchick Rourk struggled to get out of her wheelchair as her name was called recently to receive the University of Louisiana Monroe Women’s Symposium Legacy Award. As she rose, ever...
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03/12/2016
The Grambling Graduate and Grambling State University Undergraduate Chapters hosted the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. North Louisiana Consortium for Founder’s Day on the campus of Grambling State...
03/12/2016
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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03/11/2016
A team of four Louisiana Tech University civil engineering students have won first place in the senior design project competition at the Louisiana Transportation Conference 2016. Jean-Paul Sandrock,...
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03/09/2016
Researchers are attempting to understand trauma and mental illnesses, like Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. This article is a summary of my research on PTSD, especially from literature of the National...
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03/08/2016
Louisiana Tech University’s will host a presentation by Neil Granger, the Boyd Professor and head of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology at LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport,...
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03/07/2016
It has been more than 25 years since I took domestic violence crisis calls on my home phone, before Domestic Abuse Resistance Team existed. It has been more than 20 years since I carried the...
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03/07/2016
Louisiana Tech University is joining forces with LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport to bring together biomedical researchers and experts from across the nation at the 32nd Annual Southern...
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03/06/2016
Kim Birch, owner of Townsend House Gifts, left, met with Domestic Abuse Resistance Team staff members Terrie Queen Autrey, center, and Jodie Forsse, right, to present the proceeds of this year’s...