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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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12/10/2013
Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy said Monday he will try again in 2014 to convince lawmakers to approve a 10 percent reduction in state consulting contracts. But the new bill will have an added twist...
12/10/2013
OKLAHOMA CITY — Devon Energy has again made The Civic 50, Bloomberg Businessweek’s definitive list of the most community-minded companies in the nation. Now in its second year, The Civic 50 is a...
12/10/2013
GRAMBLING (AP) — Grambling State University could be sanctioned or have its access to federal financial aid programs terminated, after it failed to return nearly $15,000 in funds that went to...
12/10/2013
WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) — Waveland police have arrested the father in the death of his baby girl in August. Police Chief David Allen said 31-year-old Oren Lewis is charged with capital murder. Municipal...
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12/09/2013
For 7-year-old Keagyn Barrett, the best thing about Choudrant’s Christmas in the Village celebration was the music, and getting a tiny snowman painted on her right cheek. For Jacob Northcutt, the...
12/09/2013
At approximately 4:18 p.m. Friday, the Ruston Police Department responded to a call on McDonald Avenue. According to the arrest affidavit, upon arrival police could hear very loud crying and yelling...
12/09/2013
The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling met in regular session Thursday night to approve a wide variety of items that will be discussed at a special meeting to be held Dec. 19. Mayor Pro...
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12/09/2013
Internationally-known jazz singer and songwriter Halie Loren will perform at the Lincoln Parish Library events center at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Loren will perform songs from her previous albums, as well as...
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12/09/2013
With a little help from the community, 500 families will be able to sit down to a nice holiday ham dinner this Christmas. For approximately six years, Super 1 Foods, in conjunction with the Rotary...
12/09/2013
Louisiana Tech’s Office of Multicultural Affairs is gearing up for its 21st annual Christmas Fest on Tuesday. Preschool, elementary, middle, high school and college students will perform music of the...