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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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03/25/2016
Quota Club of Ruston hosted their Timeless Traditions event last weekend. Moms, grandmas and daughters/granddaughters attended the event which included an American Girl movie at the Dixie Center for...
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03/24/2016
Joseph Bass, the Charles F. Kettering Professor of Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine and chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine at Northwestern University...
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03/23/2016
What is National Alliance Against Mental Illness Ruston? How can we serve you? NAMI Ruston strives to improve the lives of persons who are living with a mental illness and their families. The...
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03/23/2016
Meet Gamma. She is a sweet and docile Welsh Corgi mix. Gamma is seemingly great with other pets, people and is also potty trained. She is up-to-date on shots and is looking for a family. Come see her...
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03/23/2016
Lincoln Parish District Attorney John Belton was the speaker at a recent meeting of the Ruston Lions Club. Belton presented his 2015 Annual Report to the group. The report cited some of what has been...
03/23/2016
For more than 25 years, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council has been providing summer art camps for young children, working with older students to supplement the arts in our regional schools and...
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03/22/2016
What a view — placid pond, ducks floating, greenery beginning to spout. Is it some special park? No. It’s the scene from the back picture windows of Linda and Dan Evan’s home where they have...
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03/21/2016
Louisiana Tech University’s School of the Performing Arts and The Ruston Daily Leader will present the United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants in concert at 3 p.m. April 10 in...
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03/21/2016
Last week’s record rainfall, flooding and school closures almost caused Life Choices Director Kathleen Richard to cancel the organization’s annual fundraising banquet. Richard decided to go forward...
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03/20/2016
Louisiana Tech University’s Division of Nursing was named the 2016 Nursing School of the Year-Undergraduate Degree Program by the Louisiana Nursing Foundation during its Nightingale Awards Gala held...