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CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — They came together as one, more than 1,000 students from rival Christchurch schools and different religions, joining voices to honor the 50 lives lost in a massacre that has deeply wounded the cozy New Zealand city. In a park across from the Al Noor mosque, where dozens were killed by a white supremacist gunman, the students sat on the grass in Monday’s fading daylight, lifting flickering candles to the sky as they sang a traditional Maori song. Hundreds then stood to perform a passionate, defiant haka, the famed ceremonial dance of the indigenous Maori people...

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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...
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Hospitals can be frightening places, especially for children. Former lawyer Rich Odom is trying to do something about that.
11/14/2010
GRAMBLING — Grambling’s City Council passed motions last week introducing ordinances to adopt both the amended 2010 budget and the 2011 proposed budget.
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Nine individuals, a local bank and two community groups will be honored at the upcoming Greater Grambling Chamber of Commerce annual banquet on Nov. 19 in the Black and Gold Room of the Favrot...
11/11/2010
The dust will fly in Simsboro on Saturday when the village has its second annual Soapbox Derby from 10 a.m. to noon on Rose Street. The quarter mile, two-lane downhill course is located on the west...
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Lincoln Parish should soon have a new business that might offer a little more stability to the Police Jury’s budget. During their monthly meeting on Tuesday, Lincoln Parish Police Jurors approved...
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Members of the Ruston High football team ate a pancake breakfast this morning before heading to Baton Rouge for their first-round playoff game at Woodlawn High School. The Ruston Kiwanis Club is...
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11/11/2010
Pro Basketball Hall of Famer Karl Malone always delivered for Louisiana Tech basketball team. That’s how he became known as “The Mailman.”