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Technology good for schools

With this technology teachers at Ruston Junior High can allow their students to take virtual tours of places such as the Rosedown Plantation in South Louisiana or the Smithsonian Institute. These are places many students might never get an opportunity to visit in their lifetime, much less while they are still children.

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Mother's tears carry message

She will never look into the eyes of a loved one and say “I do” nor hold a newborn baby in her arms.
Twelve-year-old Emily, a cheerleader, had a lifetime of opportunities ahead of her. She might have grabbed life by the horns and lived every day with an unrelenting drive to make the world a better place. Then again, she could have fallen down a twisted path, passing her days by stealing, cheating and taking advantage of others. The world will never know.

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‘Rob’: the bells are still ringing

“That might not have been what we wanted to hear at that time of the day,” chuckled ex-Tigers’ star and Pro Football Hall of Famer Willie Brown at the recollection, “but I’ll tell you this: it was that kind of discipline that coach Robinson instilled that you carried with you the rest of your life.
“He was a great coach, of course. But first and foremost, the most important thing that he taught were skills that you would use as a human being.”

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Robinson honored with wake

“You knew when you saw ‘Coach Rob’ coming, you were going to receive a nugget of wisdom from him,” said Ben Williams, a former All-Southwestern Athletic Conference catcher from Grambling State who went on to play professionally. “The things he said and did for us when we were there, we might have possibly taken for granted at the time.
“But then you get older, have a family or go on to other things in your life and you see just how important a person he was. To so many of his players at Grambling, he was truly a father.”

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