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Higher education may get relief

“One day you look in a mirror and you see that maybe the solution is you,” Bernhard said.
Bernhard announced this week that Shaw, a Forbes Fortune 500 company, will not accept $172.5 million in discretionary incentives offered by the state to secure a deal that involves the company building a new plant in Lake Charles and keeping its headquarters in Baton Rouge.
Bernhard said Wednesday he does not want the company to further drain the state’s resources when it grapples with deep budget cuts to health care services and higher education.

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Techsters blank No. 23 Nevada

“Morgan Mello is a great pitcher for them and it took us a while to figure her out in Ruston. Our confidence is high right now and we feel like we can go in with a good game plan and give ourselves a chance.”
For the second consecutive day, Tech broke a scoreless tie in the third inning, this time plating four runs on five hits off Nevada starter and WAC Pitcher of the Year Katie Holverson.

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We can't thank you enough

Women bear the severe and humbling gift of creation, yet accept the responsibility of knowing they are the progenitors of their children’s futures. And in the nine months of bonding with the infant, there are inestimable connections to the child the father will never share.
If you are reading this, and your mother is still living, you are one of the fortunate souls who are still able to make the phone call, to write the letter informing your mother that every day of your life is possible because of hers.

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Council’s need shouldbe supported

Right now, the local agency finds itself in an intriguing predicament, and as this community has proven so many times in the past able to help its members in need, we should take a look at this situation and see what we can do.
A generous board member bequeathed enough resources to the agency to move its offices out of the current location in the old Police Jury complex on Homer Street. A new location next to Cypress Springs Elementary on Saratoga Street will become the Council on Aging’s new base of operations.

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Injured Teacher Returns to Classroom

The wreck took place as Cantrell was traveling to work on La. 146. According to reports, he crossed into the westbound lane and into the path of another vehicle to avoid rear-ending a car that was stopped waiting to make a left turn.
The paramedics on the helicopter transporting him after the wreck were reportedly unsure he would live through the trip to the hospital.
But after four blood transfusions and the insertion of a rod in his leg, Cantrell woke up at the hospital a couple of weeks later.

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