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April 6th, 2015

Place for children at DART

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A small boy arrives at DART’s shelter, angry and confused about the violence he has seen at home between his mother and his father. During Children’s Group, our child advocate and a student intern teach a fun lesson called “Hands Are Not For Hitting,” which identifies bad things to do with your hands (hitting, pushing, pinching, slapping), and good things to do with your hands (helping, hugging, playing, creating). He asks questions and begins to relax as he traces his own hand and promises not to hit others.

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Pet of the Week

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This is Sammy. He is a smaller lab mix that loves to run and play. He needs a family. Sammy is up to date on shots and neutered. Come see him and all the furry babies at 4 PAWS. 4Paws is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday and by appointment only on Monday. Call 251-DOGS for more information.

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A healthier country for 2030

Each day millions of Americans take the first step to becoming a healthier person, and for the past 20 years, on a national level millions have observed National Public Health Week.
The main goal of National Public Health Week is for the United States to be the healthiest country we can be by 2030.

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The budget crisis continues

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It really isn’t a funny situation, but a crucial one facing our state legislators as they move toward next week’s start of the legislative session.
Under the worst-case scenario of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s budget, the state’s college and universities would have about $608 million less in state funding than they currently receive, Commissioner of Higher Education Joseph Rallo said.

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April 4th

Sports Briefs: April 5, 2015

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Tech backcourt honored by LSWA
The awards continue to pile in for the Louisiana Tech backcourt of Kenneth Smith, Raheem Appleby and Alex Hamilton as the trio was all named to the 2015 Louisiana Sports Writers Association All-Louisiana men’s college basketball team announced this weekend.
For more on the LSWA All-State men’s basketball team, see Monday’s Ruston Daily Leader sports page.
Tennis Techsters drop match
In a neutral site match in New Orleans, Louisiana Tech dropped its first league match of the spring to Middle Tennessee State by a score of 4-0 on Saturday evening.

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Lady Techsters sweep Miners

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Pauline Tufi hit a two-run home run and Bianca Duran pitched her second complete-game shutout of the weekend as Louisiana Tech defeated UTEP 6-0 Saturday at the Lady Techster Softball Complex, completing the three-game sweep against the Miners.

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Dodgers due to face Tigers in World Series

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Two teams who have sat on the championship throne of their divisions in recent years could be in a repeat mode this season.
At least that’s my size-up of how the 2015 Major League Baseball races could wind down in October.
Our choices to collide in the World Series?
The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Detroit Tigers.
Strong pitching staffs are reason No. 1 for making this pick.

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Grambling Fab 5 loaded with talent

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the 50 Greatest Players in NBA history.
Bob Hopkins once held the NCAA Division II record for most points scored in a career.
James Jones was on a list of the 10 most underrated players in professional history.
Larry Wright was a Most Valuable Player both in the U.S. and in Europe.
Aaron James was the first player ever drafted by the Jazz.
Thus is the impressive makeup of our All-Time Fab Five starting lineup for men’s basketball at Grambling State University.

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Bald eagles making comeback

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When I was growing up, the only bald eagles I saw were in photos in magazines. It wasn’t because I was leading a sheltered life outdoors, the reason was there were no eagles to be seen in my part of the world.
“When we were kids,” said Kelby Ouchley, a retired biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, “there were no resident eagles in Louisiana except along the coast.
“Today, sightings of bald eagles in northern Louisiana are fairly common. We now have birds migrating from the north for the winter as well as resident birds that are doing quite well now.”

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Turner lands big bass

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Kay Turner, who works with Walpole Architect firm in Ruston, was fishing with her husband last week on Lake Claiborne when she hooked and landed a 12 pound bass. She caught the fish on a Rogue lure.

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