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Techsters maul Wolf Pack, 75-34

The way she crashed the glass at the Thomas Assembly Center on Thursday night, the spotlight will definitely be on the junior forward for Louisiana Tech University’s Lady Techsters.
Check this out: 21 rebounds, 18 points and two steals in a 75-34 blowout of Nevada in a Western Athletic Conference game staged before 2,742 fans (and one loyal Techsters’ supporter named Jay Martin who was stunningly decked out in a cheerleader uniform).

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Senate must look at the entire state

If our state is ever to escape the widely-held beliefs that our government is rife with corruption, it needs to start by passing this bill.
Granted, the levee districts actually have nothing to do with the design or construction of levee systems in Louisiana. That job is handled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
But it’s the perception that these boards are at the root of the levee problems in New Orleans. To counter that perception, change is needed.

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Having the best of both in city

That is simply not accurate.
Ruston has an active historic downtown center which is also thriving and an asset to our community.
Both have key players in their prosperity. Some are strictly involved with the interstate area and some are strictly involved with the historic downtown center.
One of the most active figures in the new life of the downtown center is photographer Kevin Hawkins. I always enjoy seeing what work he has on
display in his windows, and sometimes I stop in for a visit.

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Broken main belongs to city

Grambling Director of Public Works and Services Calvin Wortham said that at the point of the break the GSU water main and a city main run parallel about four feet apart.
“The water main break was the city’s,” Wortham said. “When the break was discovered, GSU assumed it was their line, so they shut down their system as a precaution. We provided assistance with a backhoe and other equipment to help the university, but when excavation began, we discovered the line was ours.”

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