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BATON ROUGE (AP) — With the contract lucrative and available only once every decade or two, vendors were expected to aggressively fight for Louisiana's contract to replace thousands of voting machines. But the latest search for a company to provide Louisiana's voting equipment attracted more than just intense competition, also drawing allegations the secretary of state's office mishandled parts of the bid process and attempted to manipulate the outcome for the winning bidder. The questions of impropriety come at the worst time for Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin, the state's chief elections...

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07/31/2018
On Aug. 7, Louisiana Tech alumni, friends, and fans are invited to join the Louisiana Tech University Alumni Association in the Monroe Civic Center Arena for an evening on the Blue Bayou, presented...
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07/31/2018
LUMBERTON, N.C. — Ruston’s Dixie 8U All-Stars — representing the state of Louisiana — have won their way into the coach-pitch Dixie World Series championship today, with first pitch set for noon....
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07/31/2018
The Ruston teacher who was arrested last week in West Monroe on suspected felony drug offenses now also faces a string of similar charges in Lincoln Parish. Casey Oden, 43, of 210 Timber Ridge, was...
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07/31/2018
IT'S OFFICIAL!! 18 year old Mason W. Andrews is the youngest pilot to solo across the Atlantic Ocean! On Saturday, Mason Andrews was grounded due to weather, but Sunday saw him on Santa Maria Island...
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07/29/2018
A Ruston Junior High School math teacher is free on bond after being arrested Thursday in Ouachita Parish on three felony drug charges. Casey Tyler Oden, 43, of Ruston, is charged with two counts of...
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07/29/2018
The Lincoln Parish Library Children’s Department celebrated the ending of its summer reading program with a local talent show. Above, members of the Dixie Dancers of Ruston perform tap dances to a...
07/29/2018
Lincoln Parish school officials and educators tout a “successful” inaugural summer of the Enhanced School Calendar program at Glen View and Cypress Springs Elementary Schools. “It exceeded...
07/28/2018
PALMETTO (AP) — A small Louisiana town is trying to figure out what to do after no one volunteered to run for police chief. KATC-TV reports that the police chief in Palmetto, a village of about 170...
07/28/2018
GRAMBLING — From IBM to international trade and politics, for more almost 120 years Grambling State University’s produced impact makers that helped drive some of the world’s most important change....
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07/27/2018
While the weekly West Nile report from the Louisiana Department of Health had not been released as of press time earlier today, it appears Lincoln Parish has its first virus case of 2018. Former...