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10/10/2013
It’s no secret that the federal government is partially shut down as of Oct. 1. No matter what side of the political coin we are on, the shut down is scary. Numerous federally-funded entities around...
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10/09/2013
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has a bit of a dilemma. It’s unofficially said it’s willing to help the local Head Start program, but exactly how to do so is a problem. Just as the board was about to vote...
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10/08/2013
There are many things I love about fall; cool weather, the beautiful red, yellow and orange leaves, shorter days and the State Fair. When I was in high school my Uncle Tom had close ties with the...
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10/08/2013
Educators across the state have been in an uproar over the new Compass teacher evaluation system since it was passed by the Louisiana Legislature. If you recall, even teachers in Lincoln Parish were...
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10/07/2013
I wish I was one of the special ones. But I guess I don’t know where to sign up and get on the list. It’s no secret Ruston is a school-based town, with many Louisiana Tech and Grambling State...
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10/06/2013
The once proud stripes that adorned Grambling State that adorned the university’s athletics logo have taken a beating during the past year. Inarguably — no, make that for sure — the worst school year...
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10/05/2013
Question: I am in my early 50s. I can hardly believe that retirement is only ten years away. It seems very likely that I will have to take Social Security early to make ends meet. Will it be there...
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10/05/2013
Since the Great Recession started nearly five years ago, the number of older Americans in the workforce has increased significantly. By some estimates, there are roughly 25 percent more people age 65...
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10/04/2013
Just the other day, I overheard someone stating they didn’t have the time to read, due to being busy with school and work. I was a little hard pressed due partly to the fact that working a full-time...
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10/03/2013
With all the chaos going on with the shut down of the federal government, it is nice to see someone on state-level giving back. On a personal level, I don’t follow politics, but with the recent...