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Bulldogs’ bats pound UAPB

While the brisk winds helped dip the temperatures into the low 30’s by night’s end, the Bulldogs’ hitters warmed up for a busy week of home action by combining for 40 runs in a doubleheader sweep over the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
Tech (5-3) won the first game 18-0, then cruised to a 22-3 victory in the second contest.
Prior to the game, head coach Wade Simoneaux expressed hopes that the Bulldogs’ offense could get untracked in a big way.
It didn’t take long on the sub-freezing day for him to find out, either.

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Take time to reflect

Another featured event is a concert, “A Gospel Tribute to the Legends of Civil Rights,” slated for 7 p.m. Feb. 23 in T.H. Harris Auditorium.
GSU will end its month-long celebration, titled “From Slavery to Freedom: Africans in the Americas,” on Feb. 28 with a convocation featuring Cedric Glover, mayor of Shreveport.

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Crescent City ready to roll

The city chose to let the bad times roll with the good and persevere part of the city’s rich tradition. The celebration has grown, with this year’s expected to be the biggest since Katrina.
With each person who visits the city, there has to be a resonating sense of sadness for all that the children of New Orleans experienced — those in the intact neighborhoods that did not seem to be significantly affected on the surface and those who fled for their lives, and still haven’t found their way home.

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Downsville child killed in bus accident

“The driver proceeded eastbound and was unaware the younger child had been struck by the bus until one of the few remaining passengers yelled to the driver.”
The 5-year-old, John Worsham, was pronounced dead on the scene.
The bus driver, Catherine Roberson, 43, of Downsville, was not injured in the accident.
The investigation is continuing and charges against the driver are pending as well.
Union Parish Superintendent of Schools Judy Mabry was on the scene following the accident but was unavailable for comment.
Monday night, the regularly scheduled School Board meeting was

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