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As a rule, movies based on video games are always terrible. There isn’t a single one that could be considered a critical darling. “Wreck-it Ralph” doesn’t count; it technically made up its derivative main characters. “The Angry Birds Movie” tries to buck this trend by being based on game with a non-traditional format (a phone app as opposed to an arcade or console game) and by featuring some impressive animation and decent voice work. It succeeds — in a way. Red (Jason Sudeikis) is the only angry bird on the otherwise blissful Bird Island. But he’s only angry because everyone is a jerk to...

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09/24/2014
ATLANTA — Morehouse School of Medicine’s Satcher Health Leadership Institute in partnership with the World Conference of Mayors hosted an intensive one week Community Health Leadership training Aug....
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09/24/2014
The noon meeting of the Ruston Lions Club was held at LifeCare Hospital. Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone addressed the group. Stone told the group of the ongoing operations of the sheriff’s office.
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09/23/2014
It looks like fall weather has arrived in north Louisiana. The cooler weather has allowed many gardeners to spend much needed time outside. Although the past summer’s growing season was very...
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09/22/2014
Benji is a happy tan and white dog. He is about 1 1/2 years old and not very tall, but he loves to play. He minds well and plays well with the other dogs. Adoption fees are $65. Call 251-DOGS for...
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09/22/2014
Above: Tracy Calloway, vice-president and immediate past president of Ruston Community Theater, recently presented a review of the past year to the Ruston Kiwanis Club.  He also gave a preview of the...
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09/20/2014
The Louisiana Associated General Contractors (AGC) has generously donated a gift of $37,411 to support Louisiana Tech University and its Construction Engineering Technology (CET) program housed in...
09/20/2014
The Bossier Parish Community College Concert Winds will present its Fall Pops Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Performing Arts Theatre on the BPCC campus, 6220 E. Texas St., Bossier City.  The...
09/20/2014
Assembly of God First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
09/19/2014
Rays of red light stretch from the floor to the ceiling, forming a hazy pattern of strings on the black backdrop. A single spotlight in the darkness bathes a circle on the stage floor below as a...
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09/19/2014
Rhapsody Quartet will sing at Chili’s in Ruston at 1 p.m. Saturday to support the “Tackle Childhood Cancer with St. Jude” campaign. Members of the quartet are (from left) Carol Ogle, Sheila Nugent,...