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Bradshaw feeling good about Tech’s future

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MONROE — The smile, and the twinkling eyes, can be infectious.
And Terry Bradshaw was spreading all the good feelings he could Thursday night during Louisiana Tech’s Happening at the Monroe Civic Center.
Bradshaw attended “The Happening” to drum up support for Tech’s Quest for Excellence campaign to raise $20 million to build a multi-purpose athletic facility in the south end zone of Joe Aillet Stadium.

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Anthony to spearhead GSU defense

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GRAMBLING — Figure on Christian Anthony receiving as much attention as any collegiate football player in the nation during the next several months.
And it doesn’t matter what stage one performs on: Football Bowl Subdivision, Football Championship Series, Division II or wherever.
Anthony, the senior defensive lineman at Grambling State University, is clearly one of the country’s top-rated performers for the 2010 campaign.

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Bradshaw is 'Happening'

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Over 1,200 with Tech ties attend event
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Hope in spite of diversity was the theme of Louisiana Tech University’s Happening XXIV, which Tech President Daniel Reneau said was the largest Happening to date.
More than 1,200 Tech alumni, friends and supporters gathered in the Monroe Civic Center to take a look at the current and future state of Tech. This featured a speech by Reneau about the state of affairs, a look at the football program with new head coach Sonny Dykes and a visit with famous Tech alumnus Terry Bradshaw.
Reneau’s message was one of hope. Amidst a recent wave of state budget cuts, Tech President Daniel Reneau provided a hopeful look.

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Malone to be inducted into Hall of Fame

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Former Tech, NBA star will attend ceremony tonight
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — It’s been months in the making and he’s had time to prepare, but even then, Karl Malone isn’t making any promises about one of the special moments in his life.
He can be pardoned, because of the unique meaning and ensuing emotions that will surely evolve from his induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
When the former Louisiana Tech University and NBA star is introduced to give his acceptance speech at Center Court tonight, he will surely reflect back on the huge impact made by his late mother.

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Here’s a unique plan to reduce the dropout rate

Lincoln Parish School System officials call it another tool at their possible disposal to reduce the high-school dropout rate in the parish.
According to a new proposed plan, a high-school student who attends the Lincoln Parish School System and skips class might lose his or her driving privileges. School system officials could contact officials with the state Department of Motor Vehicles and tell them about students who are habitually late to class and habitually absent. School system officials could also tell them about students who drop out of school. Department of Motor Vehicles officials could then deny that student’s driving privileges.
Minors who attend any school in the parish school system must present evidence of their school enrollment to the Office of Motor Vehicles.

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