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07/30/2016
Question: When I look at how much money I am spending on insurance I get depressed. How do you know how much to spend? Answer: If you start with the wrong questions, you’ll generally end up with the...
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07/30/2016
Parenting is never an easy job — and, unfortunately, it can be especially difficult if you’re doing it on your own. As a single parent, you face many challenges, not the least of which are the...
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07/30/2016
The days of working for the same company for thirty years and retiring with a gold watch and a pension, for most, are long gone. Chances are you will find yourself changing jobs a number of times...
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07/30/2016
In a day and age when budgets for the state of Louisiana’s colleges and universities are often filled with uncertainty, stability is crucial. And stability is something that has been severely lacking...
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07/29/2016
In my house, our spare room is a library. While it may be counterproductive to having extended-stay guests, it works for us. Shelves line the three walls that are not taken up by a large sliding...
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07/28/2016
Mariuntaye Buggs has the right attitude in life. The 14-year-old Grambling resident, who goes by “Taye,” said the key to a successful life is never giving up. “You won’t get anywhere in life if you...
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07/27/2016
For more than 40 years, I’ve listened to police scanners 24/7, 365 days a year. It’s a practice I picked up from my Great Aunt Betty. Aunt Betty lived alone in a second story apartment in an older...
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07/25/2016
Editor’s note: Years ago, we had to have our Sheltie dog put down. Smartest dog I’ve ever seen. Old Miles. May you rest in peace in doggie heaven. My oldest son Brian named our new Sheltie after...
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07/23/2016
 Sometimes the best part of being a writer is living vicariously through others. That’s exactly what happened to me Friday afternoon as I interviewed Ruston’s Scott Pumphrey about his recent journey...
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07/23/2016
We declared our independence 240 years ago. Many now ask, “What are we coming to?” Maybe the question is “What have we become?” Either is logically followed by a simple “Why?” Perhaps I can offer my...