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September 13th, 2014

Techsters top Ragin’ Cajuns

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Nicole Jaquemet (14) controlled the middle of the field for the Lady Techsters in Louisiana Tech’s 2-0 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Friday. Tech (6-0-1) managed to remain unbeaten on the season thanks to goals by Kathryn Sloan and Brittany Beddow. Tech wraps up the weekend with a match at Mississippi State at 1 p.m. today at MSU Soccer Field in Starkville, Mississippi.

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Tech volleyball splits pair

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The Lady Techsters split a pair of matches against New Orleans and Stephen F. Austin to end the 2014 Louisiana Tech Fairfield Inn Invitational in second place on Saturday in the Thomas Assembly Center.
Tech overpowered the Privateers in the first match of the day with a 3-0 (30-28, 25-15, 25-14) victory, before falling to Stephen F. Austin, 3-1 (17-25, 20-25, 25-22, 20-25), to wrap up a weekend full of action.

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Hotspot intersection gets improved

Sometimes getting anything done in government can be slow coming, but this was not the case when the Lincoln Parish Police Jury and the Department of Transportation and Development coordinated to implement traffic signals for the Louisiana Highways 33 and 821/Frasier Road intersection.
For years, the intersection has been a hotspot for vehicular accidents, but in the past year, there have been more incidents than ever and the death of a woman several months ago caused the police jury to take action.

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Fed up with domestic violence

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should be fired.
I think of so many words: crime, disgust, hypocrisy. This stinks.
Do you know that we the fans and patrons of products pay his salary of more than $44 million a year? Do you know that the NFL is considered a “Not for Profit” organization? League revenue is not taxed. The NFL, in addition to what the teams make, made more than a quarter of a billion dollars last year.

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Vertigo awareness a serious matter

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Today is my birthday, and at the time I write this I can only hope that I’m not spending it like I did last year.
Through this column, I’ve raised awareness about diabetes, migraines, gluten intolerance and several other health issues. Unfortunately, the majority of them concern me on a personal level. Another such issue — vertigo — managed to ruin my birthday last year (and a couple of weekends since then too).
I’ve always been clumsy. I think this partially stems from the fact that I’ve always had inner ear problems, which my doctor said is probably to blame for my vertigo attacks.

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Thanks voiced for years of service

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Thank you, Jim King, Louisiana Tech University’s Vice President of Student Affairs, for your 12 years of service on Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission. 
Thank you, Karl Puljak, Head of Tech’s Architecture Department, for taking a turn on this very important, often thankless, commission. 
Both of you have a heart for service as well as the other commission members: Travis Defreese, Otha Anders, Charles Jimerson, Wilbert Ellis, Lee Sutton, and Peter Gallagher.  Thank you all.
— Marie Riggs
Ruston

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Churchill: Never give up

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Never give up.

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Glen View students are off to a great start

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Kindergarten
Kindergarteners at Glen View Elementary have had a fun and successful school beginning. We are learning how to sit in our desks, work cooperatively with others, how to work quietly by ourselves, learning how to be independent, and how to walk in an orderly line. It has also been a time of learning academically. We have learned so many new things in a short amount of time beginning with school and classroom rules, learning our names, our breakfast/lunch numbers, and identifying the letters of the alphabet and reading sight words so we will be great readers.

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Learn from your past, don’t lean on it

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Question: I grew up poor. I was the first in my family to attend college and I have a comfortable income. But I have never forgotten my roots. I tend to be very, very cautious with my money. Do you think this holds me back?
Answer: It could. But it could also lift you up.
Your story reminds me of Erin Botsford. Erin is a financial advisor recently interview by Financial Advisor Magazine. Her story is really amazing.

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What's smarter — paying off debts or investing?

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It probably doesn’t happen as much as you’d like, but from time to time, you have some extra disposable income. When this happens, how should you use the funds? Assuming you have adequate emergency savings — typically, three to six months’ worth of living expenses — should you pay off debts, or fund your IRA or another investment account?

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