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BATON ROUGE (AP) — After warning for months the proposal would be devastating to Louisiana residents, Gov. John Bel Edwards unveils his worst-case scenario budget Monday, which assumes lawmakers will refuse to replace $1 billion in expiring sales taxes and force widespread slashing across state government. The Democratic governor is required to submit a spending plan for the budget year starting July 1 that only accounts for the dollars expected to be available. The proposal won't include temporary sales taxes that expire when the new financial year begins that Edwards wants replaced with...

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12/11/2014
Ninety-three percent of first-year students and 88 percent of seniors at Louisiana Tech University said they would rate their entire educational experience at the institution as “excellent or good,”...
12/11/2014
Grambling State University’s Alma J. Brown Elementary Laboratory School has released the names of the students who achieved honor roll status for the second six-weeks reporting period. Students are...
12/11/2014
Hillcrest Elementary School has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll list for the second six weeks grading period. Principal’s List First grade — Thalia Aguirre,...
12/11/2014
Ruston Elementary School has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the second six-week grading period. Principal’s List Third grade — Amelia Avery, Abagael Barmore...
12/11/2014
CenturyLink, Inc. is connecting teachers with technology for the classroom. The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation’s Teachers and Technology grant program opened its application process Oct. 1...
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12/10/2014
Quota International of Ruston wants area runners to begin what the organization hopes will become a new local holiday tradition. The first Reindeer Run will be held a 9 a.m. Saturday at Ruston High...
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12/10/2014
Preparations have begun for the second annual Color Me For a Cure 5K benefiting the Northeast Louisiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. This event will be held at the Ruston Country Club and is similar...
12/10/2014
Meeting in regular session Tuesday night, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury approved multiple budgets including their own. The LPPJ’s amended budget for the 2014 fiscal year totaled approximately $15.86...
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12/10/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Professional Aviation and Envoy Air have partnered on a pilot mentoring and hiring program that will help students transition to a first officer position...
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12/10/2014
The Junior Auxiliary of Ruston Christmas Clearinghouse offers residents a unique opportunity to see the smiles they put on the faces of local children in need through helping with this project.