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911 Commission: We made our vote

“We wanted a protocol for how calls would be handled,” he said. “There were also questions raised as to annexation and the city limits. I believe they’ve been working on ordinances that would take care of all that and trying to work out some bugs or areas where there were no records of property being annexed.”
The Grambling City Council passed an ordinance in May that legally incorporated several properties into the city limits.

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Tech’s first day: ‘crisp’

“Hasn’t rained all summer and look at this,” Bicknell said while shaking his head. “Amazing.”
But it definitely helped lift off the Bulldogs’ first fall camp sessions in a spirited manner, the nearly 100 players practically rocking the practice field with chants of “rain, rain, rain!”
The enthusiasm carried over into the workouts.
“We were crisp today,” said Bicknell, entering into his seventh season as the Bulldogs’ leader. “Of course, if you can’t be crisp on the first time, you’ve got some problems.”

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Kids Day beneficial

Tellis-Cooper has gone above and beyond the call of service for children in preparing this event. She has a desire to help others, and that desire blossomed into an event that hundreds of children have benefited from and hopefully will continue to profit from in coming years.
This Jamboree was a great way for students and parents to spend a day together preparing for the upcoming school year and receiving educational supplies at no cost to them.

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What not to name your kids

No. I don’t think we’re going to name her Katrina. Thanks for the suggestion, though!
I never really followed hurricanes much until Aug. 27, 2005, when the mandatory evacuation of New Orleans was issued by Mayor Ray Nagin.
Even then, I didn’t think it was that big of a deal. Hurricanes hit all the time, right? This is just people being overly cautious, that’s all.

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Teen discloses story of Web addiction

Within a short period of time, Hannah was using Yahoo Messenger and Xanga to communicate with the Arkansas boy almost all day every day, and he began to call her house. Unlike the boys at school with whom she interacted face to face, Hannah said she could imagine this boy to be anyone she wanted.
“It’s like a ‘build a boyfriend’ workshop,” the Ruston High School student explained. “Real guys could not compare.”
Hannah said the first question teens generally ask the opposite sex when they meet online is “What do you like in a girl?” or “What do you like in a boy?”

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