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Bulldogs host Fresno State

Now, Fresno State is back in Ruston, this time to try and start making a move up in the WAC standings.
The two Bulldogs’ squads will begin a four-game series tonight with a single game starting at 6 p.m., resume play Saturday with a 1 p.m. doubleheader and wrap things up Sunday with a 1 p.m. single contest.
“The Fresno State series is a do or die series for us,” Tech coach Wade Simoneaux said. “We need to produce and win some games this weekend to have a chance to go to postseason play.”

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Things you need to confess

Perhaps you are acquainted with the “Sunday Christian,” an interesting religious hybrid that flocks not only to chapter and verse, but prides himself on possessing vast knowledge of the Bible’s dimensional complexities and is willing to go to the ends of the Earth to prove it. As impressive as such knowledge is, Sunday Christians are paradoxically neutralized when their armament is stripped off on Monday, revealing an individual who not only prays, but also preys in the form of worshipping the altar of gossip (bearing false witness, as seen on Judge Judy).

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Coordinator could help on trash issue

The increase in attendance and participation over KLPB’s first efforts at organizing cleanups in 2008 was obvious. With a committee-driven approach to community involvement and a focus on one central event and gathering point, this year’s cleanup made a significant impact in terms of getting the community further involved.

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State trooper charged with sex crimes

“When this information was brought to me a week ago, I told them to check the information and if an arrest was needed, we needed to make it as soon as possible,” said State Police Col. Mike Edmonson.
Williams e-mailed inappropriate photos of himself to the investigator and solicited similar photos from the investigator who posed as a juvenile.
Williams graduated from the State Police Academy in February. State Police released the information at a news conference at Troop F in Monroe on Friday.
“We do expect additional charges as we move forward with this investigation,” Edmonson said.

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Residents rally against government spending

Milam is not happy with the way the federal government is handling the financial crisis, saying the government is not doing due diligence.
“Our public servants aren’t serving us the way they need to be,” Milam said. “They need to read the legislation before they pass it. They need to do a better job or leave.”
The crowd listened to event organizers speak out on government bailouts and stimulus bills approved under the last two presidential administrations.
“We’ve got to stop it and we’ve got to stop it today, and it starts right here,” said event organizer and speaker David Morton.

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