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12/30/2017
As we head into 2018, there’s a mixed bag of both good and bad when it comes to looking at the state of Louisiana’s financial situation. The good news is that the state has a surplus of funds from...
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12/28/2017
Good riddance, 2017. Hello, 2018. Starting a new year feels extraordinarily relieving this go around especially after the year almost everyone went through in 2017. Without harping too much on the...
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12/27/2017
On the Friday before Y2K — it just happened to be New Year’s Eve — we double backed up all our news stories, printed out the Daily Leader’s circulation records, and made sure we put gasoline in our...
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12/26/2017
It’s Dec. 26, the day after Christmas. I’m sure most folks awoke this morning recovering from a fog of unbridled noise, exploding wrapping paper, piles of food, the swarm of family and a breakneck...
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12/26/2017
Lincoln Parish 4-H held the Annual Lincoln Parish 4-H Cooking Contest on Dec. 2 at Tractor Supply of Ruston. 4-H members from throughout Lincoln Parish had the opportunity to enter the Cooking...
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12/23/2017
I got an early Christmas gift Thursday afternoon, one I’m not feeling too good about. Literally not feeling good about. As Thursday afternoon dragged on I felt, and my cough became, worse and worse....
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12/23/2017
Merry Christmas! Tomorrow is “the day.” The last couple of times, challenges were issued to myself and others about how we might cause tomorrow, and for that matter, the balance of the holiday season...
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12/23/2017
Question: My sister stole (she would say borrowed) some money from my parents years ago and never mentioned it again. She never paid it back. It wasn’t much, but it was the principle. My parents are...
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12/23/2017
We’ve reached the end of another year — which means it’s just about time for some New Year’s resolutions. Would you like to study a new language, take up a musical instrument or visit the gym more...
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12/23/2017
When erroneous rumors of his demise reached Mark Twain, he famously responded, “The report of my death was an exaggeration.” Similarly, the estate tax’s impending death is often reported, but unless...