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06/01/2013
It’s unfortunate, but true: The elderly population may be the most vulnerable group in our society. In fact, in an effort to call attention to the problems of physical, emotional and financial abuse...
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06/01/2013
Question: I got an email from the IRS. It says they need more information about the tax return I filed two years ago. I am concerned about sending my personal information to them over the Internet,...
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06/01/2013
Regardless of whether you’re a man or a woman, Social Security will not — and was never designed to — provide all of the income you’ll need to live comfortably during retirement. At best, your...
Boatright, T. Scott.jpg
05/30/2013
I realize that many might view this as a sports column, but the subject matter goes beyond the world of sports. We’re talking about something that will affect Lincoln Parish and especially Ruston...
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05/30/2013
Are you the “night owl,” who goes to bed, when others are waking? Are you that cheerful “early bird” others find obnoxious when you “hum” into the office in the mornings? Can you change? Do you need...
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05/29/2013
It’s been 10 years since I was a full-time reporter, but I’m hacked off nonetheless. What was the Justice Department thinking when its investigators secretly seized phone records from Associated...
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05/28/2013
With the approach of summer, homeowners and gardeners will notice the approach of one unwelcome creature in the landscape. Eastern lubber grasshoppers, also known as graveyard grasshoppers, are one...
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05/28/2013
Last week, my husband and I were driving home to enjoy our lunch break when we noticed some strange things going on with the car in front of us. The first oddity was that someone was throwing...
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05/27/2013
Last year, I had only been employed at the Ruston Daily Leader only a few months when assigned to the Cook Baptist annual fish fry for service members, retired and active, and their spouses. While...
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05/25/2013
Another graduation season ends. And for 35 years, I’ve thought of the same thing when this heralded time rolls around. It was a beautiful and extra-special day in May 1977 because daddy was home and...