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BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana voters chose Saturday to send Republican state Treasurer John Kennedy to the U.S. Senate, filling the nation's last Senate seat and giving the GOP a 52-48 edge in the chamber when the new term begins in January. Kennedy had always been the runoff election's front-runner in a state that overwhelmingly supported Donald Trump. He defeated Democrat Foster Campbell, a state utility regulator whose chances were seen as such a long-shot that national Democratic organizations offered little assistance to Campbell's campaign. As he celebrated the victory, Kennedy said he...

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10/03/2013
Otis Gilley, Clarke Williams/CenturyTel Endowed Professor and Head of the Department of Economics and Finance at Louisiana Tech University, said the need for economic and financial literacy has never...
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10/03/2013
Devon Energy continued it partnership with I. A. Lewis School by kicking off the 2013-14 year with a $2,000 check to help fund projects on the school’s Adopt-A-School Wish List. This will enable IAL...
10/03/2013
When individuals are released from a hospital, often times, they are not 100 percent back to their functioning selves and require assistance from health care professionals. While most would prefer...
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10/03/2013
With fall upon us, West Monroe based Ready Decks is encouraging residents to consider a screen porch for their needs. Screened porches provide homeowners with all the enjoyment of the outdoors while...
10/02/2013
Local law enforcement reported that Dekedrick Dontez Mardis turned himself in this morning. The suspect surrendered himself to law enforcement. The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office thanks residents...
10/02/2013
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government on Monday filed a lawsuit against the Housing Authority for the City of Ruston, alleging it has engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against...
10/02/2013
oln Parish could be home to a charter school in 2014, if the charter application submitted late last week to the Lincoln Parish School Board is approved. Superintendent of Schools Danny Bell informed...
10/02/2013
Lincoln Parish is feeling the effects of the government shutdown. Local offices at two of the three federal agencies in Ruston are closed, and the third is operating with limited services. Employees...
10/02/2013
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office is struggling to find a place to house juvenile offenders. At 1:30 p.m. Friday, the Lincoln Parish Detention Center called to order a meeting at the Lincoln Parish...
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10/02/2013
A line-up of unique vehicles can be spotted at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center during the Second Chance Car, Truck and Bike Show set to be held Saturday and Sunday. The Second Chance Car, Truck...