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BATON ROUGE — Grambling State University’s effort to start a new undergraduate nursing program got a boost Wednesday when the Louisiana Board of Regents endorsed a letter of intent in support of a smaller, focused, more demanding academic curriculum, classroom training and support so students will be successful. The Board of Regents vote in favor of the letter of intent was unanimous. If the process continues as planned, the first cohort of 30 students can start with the new GSU nursing program in fall 2018. “We’re happy that the Board of Regents has supported our efforts today, and this is...

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02/07/2014
The time has come to start thinking of babies. The March of Dimes kick-off luncheon was held Thursday at Northern Louisiana Medical Center. Team captains for Ruston and Lincoln Parish were in...
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02/07/2014
Residents driving in downtown Ruston on Saturday morning might be a little surprised to see a large group of people sitting on the lawn of Peach Tree Dental. For the seventh year, the business will...
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02/06/2014
Hundred of locals came out Tuesday to show their support for Grambling State University and for the new Distinguished Leadership Award recipients. GSU President Frank Pogue opened the third annual...
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02/06/2014
Pogue also had a grand announcement for those in attendance — the official naming of the new GSU Fighting Tiger. The 13-foot tiger statue was erected in late 2013, and Pogue said he had never seen...
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02/06/2014
Two arrests have been made in the Jan. 30 burglary of Hart and Associates. On Jan. 30, Ruston Police Department responded to Hart and Associates regarding a burglary. Sgt. Clint Williams, RPD public...
02/06/2014
The Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No. 1 has lifted the emergency order banning all open-air outdoor burning. State Fire Marshal Butch Browning said there was reason behind the ban being...
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02/06/2014
Imagine: For 15 months celebrating twins — a boy and a girl. Their adorableness is undeniable. Then, on their 15-month well-child exam, something unusual occurs — something that will change your life...
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02/06/2014
Clockwise, from top left: Jack Thigpen, center, presented the Kiwanis Clubs Outstanding Young People Awards to Young Firefighter of the Year Matt Black and Young Educator of the Year Holly Payton....
02/06/2014
Third Grade CSE third graders have been working very hard to complete several units in order to be prepared for the upcoming I-LEAP.
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02/06/2014
Our new year is rolling right along and it’s already February! January was filled to the brim with winter activities. Our three and four year olds enjoyed a fun filled trip to our wonderful library...