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SINGAPORE (AP) — The United States and South Korea are scrapping another major military exercise this year, a Pentagon official said today, citing a push for diplomatic progress with North Korea. The top Pentagon spokeswoman, Dana W. White, said Washington and Seoul are suspending an air exercise known as Vigilant Ace “to give the diplomatic process every opportunity to continue.” It was the latest move aimed at trying to nudge North Korea, which despises such U.S.-South Korean exercises, into negotiating about giving up its nuclear weapons in a way that can be verified. Vigilant Ace is an...

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08/17/2018
Bruce Siegmund, of Ruston, takes a group of local missionaries to Malawi each year to help the different tribes there with any immediate needs.
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08/17/2018
We always enjoy August when the NCLAC office prepares our annual membership campaign newsletter. Looking forward to the next three months gives me a thrill, knowing we have so many wonderful...
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08/16/2018
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to present the new satellite office of the Family Counseling Center. The additional office is in Grace Methodist Church...
08/16/2018
NEW YORK (AP) — The microwave ate my homework? Reusable notebooks where writing disappears with heat are among the basic school supplies raising their game against gadgets like iPads. Also hot in the...
08/16/2018
With the school year starting again, it’s time to start to think about the routine of packing school lunches. For many time-pressed parents, this is a formidable task. But it doesn’t need to be. The...
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08/16/2018
(Top left) Cypress Springs Elementary School teachers LeAnn Patterson, left, and Shannon Puljak were out early this morning to welcome incoming school buses to the first day of class at CSE. (Top...
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08/15/2018
Above, Mason William Andrews representing Louisiana Tech in Dubai with a friend. Jeb Andrews, Mason Andrews’ father, posted this on Facebook late Tuesday night: “He’s recharged and The Spirit of...
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08/15/2018
Ruston Mayor Ronnie Walker was a recent guest of the Ruston Lions Club. Mayor Walker informed the group of the recent city projects now underway and of the projects completed or nearing completion.
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08/15/2018
The more you, the caregiver, learn about your loved one’s disease and how it will progress over the years, the better you will be able to prepare for future challenges, reduce your frustration, and...
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08/14/2018
The Ruston Garden Club’s Garden of the Month for August honors the late Paul Hogan and his wife Johnnie for his garden on Maryland Street. The garden features hydrangeas, azaleas and hawthorns with...