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Tech researcher wins product of the year

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Erez Allouche, associate professor of civil engineering and director of the Trenchless Technology Center at Louisiana Tech University, has been honored by the Louisiana Technology Council with the 2012 Louisiana Technology Product of the Year award for his innovative “green” geopolymer concrete technology.
The award was presented to Allouche as part of the Governor’s ninth Annual Technology Awards event held in Baton Rouge. The Governor’s Technology Awards are designed to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of companies and individuals’ innovation and progress over the past year.

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Realtors look at proposed zoning ordinance

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A group of about 20 local realtors, along with several other interested businesspeople, took a look at Ruston’s proposed new zoning ordinance Tuesday during a focus group facilitated by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. From left are Mickey Mays, Bobbie Dyer, Brandon Crume,Terry Plamondon, Robyn Brown, Rick Hohlt, Bill Hogan, Bill Autrey, Dud Holland, Frank Cordaro and Chamber President Scott Terry.

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Young, Smith getting sacked with big debts

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Two items on the national sports pages recently caught my attention and both dealt with the root of most evil: money.
First, there was the story dealing with former NFL first-round draftee Vince Young being on the verge of the poor house, even though he was making megabucks during his once promising career.

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Tech traps Cavaliers

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Louisiana Tech entered Saturday’s showdown with Virginia as one of the hottest teams in the country. The only team to score over 50 points in each game this season, and with a 10-game regular season winning streak, the Bulldogs arrived in historic Charlottesville with plenty of hype.
But, when it looked like they would depart with their first loss of the year, they came to life and did just enough.

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Bearcats maul Minden

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MINDEN — First team, second team, third team.
It didn’t matter who the Bearcats’ coaching staff sent on to the field Friday night.
The way the ’Cats were operating and dominating this meeting of regional rivals, maybe even legendary “chain gang” member Robert Roach and his crew located along the sidelines could have been summoned for duty by Head Coach Billy Laird.

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