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For Louisiana universities like Louisiana Tech and Grambling State, a battle was won last week as state legislators passed a budget that for the first time in nearly decade during cut funding to...
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As illustrated time and again in this space, I’m real simple minded. Probably like all children, I loved “Connect the Dots” puzzles. Start at 1, then 2, etc., until you reach the end. It may turn...
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It seems Tropical Depression Cindy will put a major damper on the 67th annual Louisiana Peach Festival. According to the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, all Louisiana Peach Festival activities...
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06/21/2017
State and national resources can provide a wealth of information about mental health issues. NAMI Ruston has compiled a list of some of these health resources. State resources NAMI Louisiana, Baton...
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When the dispatcher’s voice coming across the newsroom scanner summoned the Ruston Fire Department for a baby-not-breathing-in-a-backyard-swimming-pool call, all of us figured we knew the story one...
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06/20/2017
Last week I wrote about preparing yourself for an interview. It is now time to address the responsibilities of the interviewer. Interviewing may seem easy to some people, but you can get yourself...
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It’s summer time and many kids are home. How do children prepare their lunches? Children, college students and adults alike like a quick meal in minutes. Many of us use the microwave for this task...
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There is a news article from Utah that tells the story of an 8-year-old boy hopping his neighbors’ fence to retrieve a ball that had gone over into the other yard. When the boy landed in the yard,...