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Student loans need improving

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Indentured servitude — a thing of the past? Maybe not.
When immigrants first came to America many of them did so through what we have labeled as indentured servitude. And although many may think that this has ended, that isn’t necessarily the case.
It was estimated that between one-half and two-thirds of white immigrants were indentured servants. The time in which it usually took to pay back the debt was between four and seven years.

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Education debate mired in rhetoric

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With nearly two months before lawmakers even consider a single education bill, the rhetorical fight is hot and heavy between Gov. Bobby Jindal and the teacher unions who oppose his plans.
Both sides accuse the other of offensive remarks, demeaning parents or teachers depending on the perspective. Both sides accuse the other of going too far in the rhetorical debate, offering little room to compromise. And both sides are right.

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Parents stop focusing on feelings

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Margaret Thatcher, former prime minister of England, once said, “One of the great problems of our age is that we’re governed by people who care more about feelings than they do about thoughts and ideas.”
Quite so, and it is equally accurate to say that “one of the great problems of our age is that children are being raised and educated by people who care more about their feelings than they do their thoughts and ideas.”

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Suspect in armed robbery sought

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The Dollar General located on the North Service Road was the sight of an alleged armed robbery on Sunday.
Lt. Tim Parker said at approximately 3:15 p.m. a slight built, Hispanic man with light facial hair entered the store and proceeded to rob the cashier.
“The amount that the robber got away with is undetermined at this point,” he said. “The cashier reported to officials that the man raised his shirt showing the butt of a weapon and told the cashier to put the money in the bag.”

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS SEALED BID # 2012-0008

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
SEALED BID # 2012-0008
SEALED BIDS will be received until the hour of 10:00 a.m. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2012 in the Purchasing Department of the city of Ruston located at the Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270, at which time all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud, for furnishing the city of Ruston with
AN ANNUAL SUPPLY CONTRACT OF HOT MIX ASPHALT, F.O.B. PLANT, FOR THE CITY OF RUSTON DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS.
As per specifications on file:
The city of Ruston
Purchasing Department
701 East Tennessee Avenue

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I,LINDA COOK, Clerk of Court and Ex-Officio Jury

I,LINDA COOK, Clerk of Court and Ex-Officio Jury Commissioner in and for Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, hereby certifies the following to be a
true and correct list of a GRAND JURY drawn, JANUARY 24,2012, at the meeting of the Jury Commission in and for Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.
AGERTON, ELIZABETH ANN
AUTREY, WILLIAM LEE
BANKS, LAPRESTON KERON
BARRON, JARED DALE
BLACK, SHATANJELA DEMEATRIE
BONNER, ADRIENNE STARKS
BOYD, CARRIE R
BRATKA, JACQUELYNN D
BRYANT, MARQUES A
CALLOWAY, TRACY NEIL
CARRICO, JANIE LEIGH
CHADWICK, JOI DEANNE
CLEMONS, TRAVONNE NICOLE
COLLINS, BRITTNEY RYANNE

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR Bids

ADVERTISEMENT FOR Bids
The advertisement for bids will be prepared by Louisiana Tech University and given to the designer to include in the Bid Documents. The following is typical of the wording used in these advertisements. Other provisions may be included such as instructions for alternative methods of plan distribution, requirements for pre-qualification of contractors for historic preservation projects or mandatory pre-bid conferences. The use of mandatory pre-bid conferences is discouraged and may be called for only with the approval of Louisiana Tech University.

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- 5 - HICO-KNOWLES FIELD 12-103 LEGAL NOTICE

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LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, OFFICE OF CONSERVATION, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.
In accordance with the laws of the State of Louisiana, and with particular reference to the provisions of Title 30 of Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, a public hearing will be held in the Hearing Room, 1st Floor, LaSalle Building, 617 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, at 9:00 a.m. on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2012, upon the application of NADEL & GUSSMAN-JETTA OPERATING, COMPANY.

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- 3 - TERRYVILLE FIELD Docket No. 12-108

- 3 - TERRYVILLE FIELD
Docket No. 12-108
LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, OFFICE OF CONSERVATION, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.
In accordance with the laws of the State of Louisiana, and with particular reference to the provisions of Title 30 of Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, a public hearing will be held in the Hearing Room, 1st Floor, LaSalle Building, 617 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, at 9:00 a.m. on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2012, upon the application of WILDHORSE RESOURCES, LLC.

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids will be received at the Louisiana Tech University Purchasing Office, P.O. Box 3157 T.S., 408 Keeny Hall, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana until 2:00 P.M., February 15, 2012 at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP RINGS (50012-194-12)
Specifications and bid documents for the above may be obtained from the Director of Purchasing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana; phone 318-257-4205 or fax request to 318-257-3772.

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