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Consider these ‘tax-smart’ investment moves

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April 18 was the deadline for filing your individual tax return.

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Tech engineering students take top honors

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Louisiana Tech University’s student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers won first place in several categories during the Deep South Regional Conference at Mississippi State University.
Twenty-one students competed in the conference’s concrete canoe and steel bridge competitions.
The Louisiana Tech teams took first place for their oral presentation in the concrete canoe competition, technical paper presentation in the concrete canoe competition and concrete canoe “final product.” The team also placed first in the women’s endurance race.

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What do you do with multiple 401(k) plans?

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So far, life has been good to you.

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'Checking in' with a story

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By the time you read this on Easter, Holy Week will have passed on by. While I write this in the middle of Holy Week, I pause to reflect upon the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem with people spreading palm branches and cloaks, shouting “Hosanna!” and “Blessed be the Son of David.”

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Dropouts hurt state's economy

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It’s Easter morning, and I’m wondering just how many people are already suffering from some form of sugar overload.

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Success found in nontraditional route

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Previously you may have read one of my letters about the new tradition: non-traditional students. Or, perhaps you recall a piece that focused on valuable student learning experiences offered at University of Louisiana System institutions. Now I would like to talk about results, specifically, what constitutes success for higher education.
There are numerous ways to measure productivity at college campuses from enrollment numbers to degrees awarded to (the limited but nonetheless popular) graduation rate.

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Easter offers season of hope for better future

Today thousands of people throughout Lincoln Parish will feel a sense of rebirth and loving spirit as they celebrate Easter.

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Millage extension to fund RHS projects

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Editor’s note: This article first published on April 17 in the Daily Leader.
The polls will be open in Ruston on Saturday, and voters will be asked to consider extending the Ruston school district millage tax for five more years.

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Chair: Students need ‘Yes’ vote

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Our students need our support and our “Yes” vote during the Saturday special election.

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Man says taxed enough already

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The Lincoln Parish School Board has $30 million stashed away for a “rainy day” and to increase the rating for the Lincoln Parish School Board bonds.

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