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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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02/01/2019
Cypress Springs Honor Roll List Principal’s List
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02/01/2019
Grambling State University is looking to become the first Historically Black College and University in the United States to house a digital library, and an on-site press conference Thursday revealed...
02/01/2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple says Facebook can no longer distribute an app that paid users, including teenagers, to extensively track their phone and web use. In doing so, Apple closed off Facebook’s...
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02/01/2019
Ruston’s Loyal Blue Weekend celebration is the Louisiana Travel Association’s 2019 Festival/Event of the Year Louey Award winner. The award was presented during the LTA’s annual meeting in Alexandria...
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02/01/2019
Bank of Ruston, a 114-year old Louisiana-based financial institution, announced today that it has changed its name to Century Next Bank. The new name is an adaptation of the bank’s holding company...
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02/01/2019
Editor’s Note: This is the first of two stories running on the “Race Talks” series at Louisiana Tech University. The second story will run in Tuesday’s Daily Leader. Currently in its third year of...
01/31/2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is keeping its key interest rate unchanged and signaling that it could leave rates alone in coming months given economic pressures and mild inflation. The Fed...
01/31/2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, U.S. intelligence agencies told Congress on Tuesday that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal, that the Islamic...
01/31/2019
MONROE (AP) — The University of Louisiana Monroe has closed a building until a colony of bats can be removed. The university’s Public Relations Director Hope Young, says Sugar Hall will be closed and...
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01/31/2019
The Sunrise Kiwanis held a surprise birthday party for Virgil Orr at Log Cabin on Tuesday to thank him for his 45 years of service to the organization. Orr, who among many other achievements is a...