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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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04/05/2016
Students in Nick Bustamante’s ART 320 Painting class at Louisiana Tech University are using their artistic talents in digital design to promote biological sciences and biomedical engineering through...
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04/04/2016
For anyone who has followed the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s outstanding Men Standing Strong campaign, we are in our fourth year of compiling teams of men who are willing to step up publicly to...
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04/04/2016
Students and faculty from Louisiana Tech University will present their research in 3D bio-printing and regenerative medicine at 2016 Experimental Biology, as part of the Federation of American...
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04/04/2016
Meet Flame. He is a Pit Bull Terrier mix. This puppy is up-to-date on shots. Come see him at 4 Paws Rescue, located at 290 Rodeo Road in Ruston. Their hours of operation are 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Tuesday...
04/04/2016
Pierians met for their March meeting at the First National Bank meeting room. Carolyn Russell hosted and decorated the tables with ceramic bunnies. Her co-hostesses were Linda Richmond, Kathey...
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04/02/2016
Betty Fuqua, of Laureate Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, presents a donation to Jodie Forsse, of the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team. Picture from left to right, is JoAnn Gilmore, Fuqua, Forsse,...
04/02/2016
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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04/01/2016
One of our biggest Dixie Center for the Arts events is right around the corner. On April 9, the 10th annual Joe Woods’ Wildwood Express Showcase will again grace the historic Dixie stage. The show...
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04/01/2016
Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science will host a discussion titled, “Building the Team: A Panel Discussion about Diversity in STEM,” at 3 p.m., Wednesday in Howard...
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03/31/2016
Bayou Homeschoolers recently held a food drive for Christian Community Action. Pictured are some of their students and CCA Director Stephanie Matthews, back row center.