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Archive - May 27, 2009

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GSU turns around diamond season

When the teams lined up to play in the recent league postseason tournament in Baton Rouge, Grambling was among the participants.
And the Tigers let it be known that they weren’t just making a token appearance.
They were still hanging around in the late night hours of last Saturday, pushing eventual champ and longtime nemesis Southern University to the edge of elimination.
A 12-inning marathon that GSU radio sports network announcer Santoria Black called “one of the most exciting games in school history” wound up 10-9 in favor of the Jaguars.

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Ruston police learn a lost art

His neighbors are concerned for his welfare and call police (probably because you can only listen to your neighbor loudly singing “Here’s a quarter, call someone who cares” so many times without going bonkers­ — no disrespect to the real Travis Tritt­ — I am a fan, after all).
The responding officer is uncertain about what type of person he’s dealing with, but he strongly suspects that “Tritt” is mentally ill. The officer treats the man with kindness and respect and even goes along with the man’s delusions, but only to a point.

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Cell phone ban would make streets safer

Today, Louisiana House members are set to debate a proposed ban on the use of hand-held cell phones by motorists.
Rep. Austin Badon, a New Orleans Democrat, is sponsor of the bill that would make it illegal to talk on a hand-held phone while driving. Hands-free devices like Bluetooth would be allowed under the proposed legislation.

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