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Climate science debate heats up

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Almost exactly two years after the unauthorized release of the “Climategate” emails from East Anglia University in England that stood the global warming debate on its ear, the leaker has struck again.
This time the person who is releasing the files made statements that indicate his or her motivation for taking these actions. The comments are revealing. In essence, the person’s motivation appears to be anger with the fact that the “science” behind global warming is far from settled and that the scientists featured in the emails are building a political case that will cost consumers of energy trillions of dollars. The leaker is especially concerned about the impact the carbon reduction regulations will have on the poor:

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Ruston Rotary honors December students

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The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the December Student of the Month Award. Recognized by Rotarian Stephen Williams, each student was honored at the Dec. 7 luncheon and presented an award of achievement by club president Tom Garza. Each awardee has maintained a minimum GPA of 3.5 and been active in extracurricular activities and leadership roles on their perspective school campus.

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Holiday preparations in full swing

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Music news
The holiday season is very special in our music classes. Each grade level learns new Christmas songs. The kindergarten classes sing “Jingle Bells” and play the sleigh bells while trotting around the room like horses. The first grade enjoys “Rudolph,” and they play a bell pattern along with the music. Second graders are learning to follow the words of Christmas songs including “Jolly Old St. Nicholas,” “A Time for Love” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.”

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Allen: A national award?

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Ryan Allen admits that he needs to do a little book work on arguably the game’s greatest punter ever.
“To be honest, I’ve got to read up more on Ray Guy,” said Allen. “I’m still learning about him, but everything I’ve heard, he was the best.”
And this season, so is Allen when you’re speaking about the best college punters in the country.

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Exama leads All-SWAC picks for Grambling

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GRAMBLING — If there was one constant trademark of Grambling State University’s football team when fall training camp kicked off, it was the guy wearing jersey number “50.”
That’s Cliff Exama, the hard-hitting linebacker who was everybody’s pick to earn first-unit All-Southwestern Athletic Conference honors and be in the running for the league’s Defensive Player of the Year award.
Well, mission achieved for the North Miami Beach, Fla., native who was announced for both of those honors on Wednesday afternoon.

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Ellis, Stebbins: SWAC Hall inductees

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Grambling State University has long been known for its athletic sucess, so it’s only fitting that two Tiger greats will be honored as the G-Men prepare to b attle for the Southwestern Athletic Conference football championship.
Former baseball player/coach Wilbert Ellis and former track/football standout Richard Stebbins will be two of six former athletes inducted into the SWAC Hall of Fame tonight leading into Saturday’s conference championship football game between Grambling and Alabama A&M.

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Creek teams open with wins

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Anthony Russell scored 21 points to lead the boys’ team and Rubie Richie had 15 points as the top scorer for the girls’ squad to help host Cedar Creek High begin play with victories at the annual Neill Killgore Memorial tournament on Wednesday.
Russell helped guide the Cougars to a 59-46 win over Quitman, while Richie provided key support in the Lady Cougars’ 42-24 victory against Quitman.
Shilo Perry (13) and Levi Songer (10) also scored in double figures for the boys and Caley Pyles had 11 points and Allison Ewing seven points for the girls.

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Lady Techsters stop Houston

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HOUSTON, Texas — Tavasha Anderson scored a career-high 17 points and Whitney Frazier added a career-high 16 points to lead Louisiana Tech to a 79-53 win over Houston before 507 fans at Hofheinz Pavilion Wednesday night.
With the victory, Tech improved to 3-6 on the season as the Lady Techsters prepare to host Mississippi State Sunday at the Thomas Assembly Center at 2 p.m.
Anderson connected on 6-of-8 field goals and 5-of-6 free throws while adding a career-high seven rebounds in 23 minutes while Frazier was 7-of-12 from the field, including her first career three-pointer in 34 minutes of action.

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IF ANYONE knowing the whereabouts

IF ANYONE knowing the whereabouts of these individuals Howard Jackson, Curtis Jackson, Elizabeth Hodge Parks, Edna S. Blackman, Clinton Wilson, Willie Simmons, Gregory & Debra Martin, Johnnie Lee Archie, Bailey Ralph Hankins JR., Sandra Mattox, Larry J. Wallace, Carl Woods, Leon Morris, Revis Archie, Avis Seals Hodge, Leondra D. Julks - Annye Nell Hodge please call or have them call Hamilton Land Services at (504) 833-5263.
7td: December 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8, 2011

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