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WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant in the face of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday to get more federal dollars for his long-promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, relying on a broad interpretation of his powers that was certain to trigger stiff legal challenges. Bypassing Congress, which approved far less money for his proposed wall than he had sought, Trump said he will use executive action to siphon billions of dollars from federal military construction and counterdrug efforts for the wall. The move drew immediate bipartisan criticism on Capitol...

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11/15/2010
The Happy Gardeners met for their November meeting at the home of Cathy Downs. Co-hostesses were Linda Newton and Lisa Best. The ladies enjoyed an assortment of refreshments and conversation...
11/15/2010
Residents will have the chance to learn more about addictive disorders at the monthly meeting of the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
11/15/2010
A Choudrant man was taken into custody this weekend after being arrested on his fourth driving while intoxicated charge.
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11/15/2010
A flying stop sign is outside of the bounds of what most people would believe possible, but engineering Assistant Professor John Frazier and his Engineering Technology 103 class at Grambling State...
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11/15/2010
A flying stop sign is outside of the bounds of what most people would believe possible, but engineering Assistant Professor John Frazier and his Engineering Technology 103 class at Grambling State...
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11/15/2010
This is becoming a habit for Choudrant High School’s cross country program. Another year, another sweep of the Class B Louisiana High School Athletic Association championships.
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11/14/2010
Ruston Community Theatre and sponsor Irrigation-Mart are bringing “On Golden Pond” to the stage at 7 p.m. Wednesday -Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. The play is written by...
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11/14/2010
Cooper is a 10-month-old feist/terrier mix. Cooper loves to run and play chase. He has two sisters, Annie and Gracie, that are also looking for homes. All three pups are up-to-date on shots. Call 251...
11/14/2010
Simsboro will add another part-time police office to their ranks by January of 2011. Aldermen this month voted to amend the 2010-11 budget to include pay for a new nighttime police officer. Simsboro...
11/14/2010
Louisiana Tech’s fall graduation ceremonies will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Thomas Assembly Center. Mildred Gallot, member of the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System...