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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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02/05/2019
Danny Graham, a 1977 business administration graduate,will become the university’s newest Tower Medallion recipient when he’s inducted into Tech’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni at the Winter...
02/05/2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — The outcome of a fight over a Louisiana law regulating abortion providers could signal whether a fortified conservative majority on the Supreme Court is willing to cut back on...
02/05/2019
NEW YORK (AP) — This year some of the Super Bowl ads that grabbed the greatest buzz were surprises, like Bud Light’s “Game of Thrones” teaser. Other crowd-pleasers focused on humor, like Amazon’s...
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02/05/2019
Mardi Gras came early to New Orleans as thousands of New Orleans Saints fans took to the the streets Sunday for the Boycott Bowl. The event was the response by New Orleans Saints fans to not being in...
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02/05/2019
CHOUDRANT — Not many high school basketball players can say they scored more than 1,500 career points or pulled down more than 1,200 career rebounds. But Choudrant High School’s Olivia Hennen can....
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02/05/2019
GRAMBLING — Saturday night was one for the record books at Grambling State’s Fredrick Hobdy Assembly Center. The Lady Tigers senior guard became the first NCAA Division I women’s basketball player to...
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02/05/2019
While many can only dream of interacting with notable figures like Martin Luther King, Jr. or Nelson Mandela, Morris Taft Thomas can clearly recall his encounters with them. On Feb. 2, during a...
02/01/2019
The next step toward the Phase II additions to Ruston’s sports complex could come Monday when the Board of Aldermen considers a resolution asking Louisiana’s Bond Commission to allow the city to...
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02/01/2019
Chief Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Stephen Williams announced today he is officially entering the race for Lincoln Parish sheriff. “I was born and raised in Lincoln Parish and I have a strong...
02/01/2019
Choudrant Honor Roll – Second Nine Weeks Principal’s List Eighth Grade Zane Bayless Payton Doss Jackson Echols Emma Frechette Cameron Grice Mattie Johnson Bryce Mcguire Heather Murphey Gavin Murphy...