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Man: America in danger

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Courage is defined as the ability to face danger without fear.  Our Congress and president do not have courage to face the danger our country is in.  America is in great financial danger, great moral danger and great constitutional danger. 

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NAACP gives thanks

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Lincoln Parish NAACP would like to express appreciation to everyone who supported the annual Freedom Fund Banquet held on Jan. 14 at Mt. Harmony Baptist Church Family Life Center of Ruston.
Special thanks go to the area churches, the local, state and nationally-elected officials, public service employees and area businesses who have consistently supported us. We could not succeed without all of you.

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Here’s how to ‘insure’ a great Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is almost upon us. To celebrate, you may want to present your loved ones with chocolates, flowers or any number of other traditional gifts.
But if your valentine also happens to be your spouse or your life partner, you also might want to show your love in another way  — by making sure you have adequate insurance.


Just consider some of the things that life insurance can do for you and your family:
• Pay off your mortgage — With sufficient life insurance, your family can remain in their home should anything happen to you.

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Should you serve as an executor of an estate?

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Question: My aunt is elderly and has recently asked me to be the executor of her estate when she dies. She does not talk to any of her children anymore and says she trusts me. We have been close for years. Is this a lot of trouble? What do I need to know?
 
Answer: I liken the responsibility of acting as the executor of a close relative’s estate to bee keeping.
You might end up with a pot of honey. You might get stung. Maybe you’ll get both.

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Interest rate changes may affect investments

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The rise and fall of interest rates is one of the biggest factors influencing the economy, financial markets and our daily lives.
It is important to have a basic understanding of how interest rate changes could affect not only your wallet but also your investment portfolio.
 Simply put, interest rates help control the flow of money in the economy. Typically the Federal Reserve lowers interest rates to jump-start the economy.
Lower interest rates mean consumers may be willing to spend more money as the cost to finance a purchase is relatively inexpensive.

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RHS Career Day educates students

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For most students, Friday is a day to celebrate the end of a long week. However, for Ruston High School seniors it’s a day to focus on the beginning of a successful future.
Thanks to the efforts of the RHS Career Center, Fridays are now known as “Career Day” with a strong emphasis on helping seniors prepare for their post-secondary plans.

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Tech alumnus joins kidney board

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Kevin Longino has been appointed to the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Board of Directors.
A consultant to small businesses and technology companies and a private dealer of contemporary photography, Longino previously held multiple senior management positions during his 13-year tenure at Compaq Computer Corporation. Longino received his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) as well as his undergraduate degree in marketing from Louisiana Tech University.

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