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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said today he had canceled plans for a Veterans Day military parade, citing the “ridiculously high” price tag — a day after U.S. officials said the November event could cost $92 million, more than three times the price first suggested by the White House. Trump on Twitter accused local Washington, D.C., politicians of price-gouging. But preliminary estimates from the Pentagon showed that more than half the price tag would come from military aircraft, equipment, personnel and other support. The remainder would be borne by other agencies and largely...

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01/03/2015
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will be asked Monday to approve a resolution that could pave the way for the temporary connector street between Reynolds Drive and Celebrity Drive to become permanent. The...
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01/03/2015
Liz White understands the value of preserving African-American culture, bringing her family together and the celebration of life. That is why she looks forward to hosting her annual Kwanzaa...
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01/03/2015
Your friends at the Science and Technology Education Center in the College of Education at Louisiana Tech University hope you had a good holiday season. We are excited to share a gift of experience...
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01/02/2015
There’s nothing fancy about Debbie Click’s 1952 Vagabond travel trailer. Its dull, gray exterior finish is chipped and scratched — except for one place: the large hand-painted purple letters spelling...
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01/02/2015
For Shawn Hood, photography is much more than just a job or hobby. “I don’t know if I have a style as much as I almost have a mission with my photography,” Hood said. “When I look through the lens of...
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01/01/2015
Ruston attorney Tommy Rogers (left) took his oath of office as the 3rd Judicial District’s new Division B judge in courtroom ceremonies Wednesday. Rogers used a Bible belonging to his grandfather,...
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01/01/2015
2015 will mark my 50th year on Earth and I have resolved to move out of my comfort zone and explore new places and things — even new places around the parish. I also plan on skydiving. Lincoln Parish...
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01/01/2015
Family, friends and representatives from around Lincoln Parish gathered Tuesday at the Grambling City Hall and Community Center to watch a new era unfold. “It is indeed a pleasure and an honor for me...
01/01/2015
The Literra club met Dec. 3 in the Ropp Center on Louisiana Tech University campus for our Christmas luncheon. Twenty-two members attended and were greeted by the hostess, Norma Hood, who encouraged...
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01/01/2015
A vehicle crash occurred on Wednesday at the intersection of West Carolina Avenue and North Trenton Street. According to police reports, a 2011 Ford F-150 driven by Wade McGaha, 27, of Ruston, was...