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Tech’s Muse in line for big year

Nebraska, Texas A&M, Clemson and Boise State.
Ouch.
But Josh Muse is one who feels that the Bulldogs’ defense, while wrecked by the departure of so many starters, can still make some noise.
“It’s all a matter of stepping up,” said the junior lineman who will be counted on for huge contributions. “Since we lost so many key guys, it’s going to be up to each player to do the best he can and make up for what we lost from last year. I know I’m ready to do my part.”

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‘Happening’ shows city, Tech ties

Even though the event is one presented by Louisiana Tech University, it is virtually impossible to completely separate the matters of the university and the city of Ruston. And more and more efforts are being made to connect the two in ways which enhance both.
One of the most direct connections is the existence of a presenting sponsor for the event which this year was the Argent Financial Group. While it is unusual for such events to have a run of 25 years or longer, this year there is more to celebrate than ever on the campus of Louisiana Tech University.

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Cell phones called out of schools

Problems in the 2005-06 academic year ranged from children leaving their ringers on in class to test answer swapping enabled by cell phone text messaging capabilities.
Janet Allen, whose daughter Hannah attends Ruston High School, recently confiscated her teenager’s cell phone due to excessive text messaging, which builds up large monthly bills. Hannah admits to sending 3,000 text messages in one month.

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LGH enters negotiations to sell

"This decision was considered very seriously by the Board of Directors," said Paul Hogan, chairman of the board. "After months of review and analysis — and some soul searching — we have concluded that this change is in the best interest of the hospital, its employees, its medical staff and the community. We have searched for an organization that understands our community and can help ensure our hospital's future viability. We are confident that Community Health Systems is that partner."

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