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BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers return today for an all-too-familiar scene at the state Capitol: The opening of yet another special session aimed at balancing a hole-riddled budget. When they gavel in late afternoon, the House and Senate will be convening their sixth special session in three years, all called by Gov. John Bel Edwards to address Louisiana's persistent financial troubles. This 14-day gathering, like a prior special session in February, will determine if lawmakers will agree to replace some expiring temporary taxes to stave off deep budget cuts. The special session...

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11/11/2014
In honor of Veterans Day and in partnership with the local VFW Post, Boy Scout Troop 45 and Cub Scout Pack 45 placed flags at the graves of veterans at six local cemeteries. The boys place more than...
11/11/2014
The Louisiana Tech and Ruston Police Departments were instrumental in apprehending two suspects in burglaries from early today. Tech Chief of Police Randal Hermes said he appreciates RPD’s help in...
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11/11/2014
Honoring those who have served is a large part of what today is about, but for one Choudrant native it is much more than that. Jack Pipes, 88, was born and raised in Choudrant, and drafted at 18 he...
11/11/2014
BATON ROUGE — The Workforce and Innovation for a Stronger Economy (WISE) Council approved the University of Louisiana System’s campus plans for $9.5 million of state funding for workforce and...
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11/11/2014
For the second year, Lincoln ACHIEVE partnered with the team behind the “Lighten Up Lincoln” Community Health Expo to connect the local public schools with the ongoing effort to improve the health of...
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11/10/2014
On Tuesday, the village of Choudrant will present the ninth annual “Honoring All Who Served” program at 11 a.m. at the flagpole in Choudrant Park, located at the corner of Louisiana Highway 145 and U...
11/10/2014
Several committees will meet before the regularly scheduled Lincoln Parish Police Jury meeting Tuesday night at the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. The Personnel and Benefits Committee will meet to...
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11/10/2014
It’s not every day that two Ruston residents have the opportunity to compete in the New York City Marathon. Despite a low of 38 degrees and a high of 48, more than 50,000 people came together on Nov...
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11/10/2014
Dr. Phillip Rozeman, one of Louisiana’s most highly regarded and respected cardiologists and the founder of the Alliance for Education, Education’s Next Horizon, and the Shreveport-Bossier Business...
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11/09/2014
The suspect in a shooting that occurred near Louisiana Tech University Saturday morning is still at large. Text message notifications began being sent shortly after the 2 a.m. shooting took place. In...