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NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Salah are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time magazine’s annual “100 Most Influential People in the World” issue. The other cover stars also included House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and actors Sandra Oh and Dwayne Johnson. Fellow Democrat Hillary Clinton wrote Pelosi “is living proof that when it comes to getting the job done, more often than not, it takes a woman.”

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04/11/2019
Choudrant High School held its first-ever academic signing ceremony Wednesday honoring nine students who have received scholarships for post-secondary education. Pictured from left to right on the...
04/11/2019
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office has called in two state agencies to help investigate the killing of two bulls in the northwest part of the parish. “We’ve got all hands on deck,” LPSO Chief Deputy...
04/11/2019
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury was back in its usual meeting place for the first time this year Tuesday night thanks to a new $63,000 elevator at the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. In a quick meeting,...
04/11/2019
The unrelenting rain has claimed its next victim in the city of Ruston. The third annual Railroad Festival and Makers Fair has been rescheduled for May 18 due to concerns of potential severe weather...
04/11/2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Just last year, a kid in the market for an Uncle Milton ant farm could choose from a half dozen versions, including glow-in-the dark or an ant village. Now there are only three. Last...
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04/10/2019
The Louisiana Tech University Eco-Car team earned two first-place, $3,000 awards at this year’s Shell Eco-Marathon competition held in Sonoma, California, on April 3-6. Designed and built from the...
04/10/2019
The city of Ruston has won approval from state House and Senate committees on transportation, highways and public works to use a relatively new Louisiana statute that will give the city more say in...
04/10/2019
The Garrett Foundation recently announced the recipients of its 2019 Garrett Foundation Award, a total of $2,750 to be split among the following groups at Ruston High School: Katherine Walker’s ninth...
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04/10/2019
The winning design for the 2019 Louisiana Peach Festival T-shirts was created by Ashley Baker.
04/10/2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities said Tuesday they’ve broken up a $1.2 billion Medicare scam that peddled unneeded orthopedic braces to hundreds of thousands of seniors via foreign call centers...