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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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07/10/2015
Beginning with the coming school year, Lincoln Parish third graders will use a new hands-on/minds-on curriculum that combines language arts, math, social studies and science. Lincoln ACHIEVE...
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07/10/2015
The Ruston Farmers Market will hold its annual Taste of Summer Festival from 8 a.m. - noon Saturday. “It’s our annual summer festival that celebrates summer’s bounty,” Jean McWeeney, president of...
07/10/2015
Over the past seven years, the Cyber Innovation Center and Louisiana Tech University have built a highly successful public-private partnership that has secured millions of dollars in research funding...
07/10/2015
Work on improvements scheduled for Downsville Charter School, delayed by bids that exceeded projected costs, have hit another snag. Not only will work on the project not be started before classes...
07/09/2015
Ruston residents want curbside recycling and a multi-use sports complex. So say the results of a recent public opinion survey formulated by Mayor Ronny Walker’s office. Some 607 people responded to...
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07/09/2015
Louisiana Tech University reached record numbers for this year’s summer orientations. Director of Orientation and Special Programs Andy Cline said Tech has more than 2,100 housing and orientation...
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07/09/2015
Jon Barker and Carlie Ann Toliver will present their fourth musical concert, “Potpourri of Music: Music That You Will Enjoy,” at 10 a.m. Friday in the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. Lincoln...
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07/08/2015
Two area residents were picked up Tuesday in reference to suspected drug activity. The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested Purell Savoie, 21, of 2256 U.S. Highway 80, Choudrant, and...
07/08/2015
The Criminal Investigation Division of the Ruston Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect in a theft, which occurred Monday. Deputy Chief Clint Williams said around...
07/08/2015
The Lincoln Parish School Board approved the assignment of the oil, gas and mineral lease for additional land Tuesday. The resolution authorizes the Louisiana State Mineral and Energy board to act...