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Tech, GSU looking for win No. 1

Record: 0-1.
So far for the ‘Dogs: 49-10 loss at Nebraska.
About Nicholls State: The Colonels may be in a classification lower than Tech, but forget about head coach Jack Bicknell and his staff taking this team lightly.
The Thibodaux-based club which shared the 2005 Southland Conference crown does an excellent job of operating the seldom-seen triple option offense.

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LPL opens more doors to literacy

“Anything we can do to help kids read in any shape, form or fashion will help our society.”
Several volunteers read stories to the kids Friday afternoon, and others presented stories to watchful eyes. The event was coordinated by the library and the North Louisiana Reading Council.
It encouraged teachers to share information about other countries with their students.
Besides sparking children’s imaginations about other cultures, the event was also geared to remind citizens that illiteracy is a problem all over the world as well as in our community.

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Where the road has taken us

As I listened to Dr. Reneau give his State of the University address, I couldn’t help but feel that this road I had traveled had led me back home.
Thirteen months ago, newly graduated from Tech, I moved to New Orleans and was working at a coffee shop in Memorial Hospital, and Kyle was working part-time as an assistant football coach at Isidore Newman Middle School and freelancing.
Somehow, in our minds, we were (overly) optimistic that our tiny paychecks would cover the bills.

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Residents recall shock of Sept. 11

11, 2001 is not a day this generation will ever forget. Much like the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963, or the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 6, 1941, those who were around on Sept. 11, 2001, will also be able to tell you what they were doing when commercial aircraft were commandeered by Islamic terrorists and flown into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, forever changing our way of life.
Shelbert Henderson, 49, was talking to his mother on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.

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