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State upbeat about poultry switch

“If everything goes like we worked on and planned, there should be a minimal disruption for the growers and farmers. We’ve (the state) been paying weekly for feed for the biddies (young chickens) to make sure we can get the cycle back up and running as soon as possible.”

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Getting in on a good 'idea'

There are reasons for that. Objectivity is the first and foremost, because getting too cozy with something or someone snows under the concept of unbiased reporting. Beyond that, there are other potential impacts on the news organization that a professional news-gatherer’s involvement can have.
I couldn’t help it. The IDEA Place is just so innocuous and such a boon to the area, I went and agreed to be a member of its Bouncing Board. That is to say I’m a part of the organization’s think tank on expansion and improvement of its efforts to serve us all.

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Relay for Life needs support

Most people here in Lincoln Parish and elsewhere in the United States have seen the suffering of friends or family members, or they’ve experienced it themselves.
In Louisiana alone, there were an estimated 23,360 new cases of cancer diagnosed in 2008. Across the country, the American Cancer Society estimates that more than 1,500 people die of cancer each day.

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Techsters tumble to Illinois State

In five previous games, the Redbirds had lost to Tech by an average scoring margin of nearly 24 points.
The Redbirds jumped out to a 17-2 lead to start the game before the Lady Techsters (21-13) fought back to tie the game at 28-28 at the half. The key to Tech’s first half run was its ability to rebound, as the Lady Techsters outrebounded the Redbirds 20-7 over the final 14 minutes of the opening stanza.

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Techsters play WNIT game at Illinois State

It marked lifetime win No. 19 in as many tries against the Mustangs.
Illinois State (24-7), which plays host to Tech in a second-round WNIT battle tonight (7:05 p.m.), can identify with the Mustangs’ plight.
In five previous games against the Techsters, the Redbirds are winless and have been defeated by an average scoring margin of 23.2 points.
Can history continue to be kind to Tech tonight?

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