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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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12/05/2014
A special called meeting was decided for the Grambling City Council during Thursday’s regular meeting. After multiple ordinances for the city were introduced, the council voted to approve the...
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12/05/2014
Incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu stopped by Grambling on Thursday for a rally as part of her Louisiana First Tour. Runoff elections are set for Saturday, where she and Bill Cassidy will be vying for...
12/05/2014
It will be Christmastime in Choudrant on Saturday when villagers come together to celebrate Christmas in the Village. Tina Wise, chairman of the event, said this year will feature more than just...
12/05/2014
The Louisiana Tech University Debate Team continued its successful 2014-15 debate season with an excellent showing at the Canadian Debate Championship held recently at the University of Western...
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12/04/2014
The Ruston Community Theatre’s rendition of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” is set to take the stage of the Dixie Center for the Arts today through Sunday. Showtimes for the event are at7 p.m....
12/04/2014
Residents struggling to provide a Christmas dinner for their families may be in luck. In a collaborative effort, Super 1 Foods, Christian Community Action, Rotary of Lincoln and several individuals...
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12/04/2014
When the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center opened in 2010, solo pianist Richard Dowling christened the new Boston grand piano and reportedly wowed the audience with his repertoire. Library...
12/04/2014
Lincoln Parish voters go back to the voting booth Saturday to fill several remaining city council and aldermen seats, and help elect a district judge, U.S. congressman and senator. Polls for the...
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12/04/2014
Left: Pictured are the students in Ms. Chasten’s Pre-K 3 Class. Pictured, from left to right, are front row: Georgia Puckett, Hallie Hogan, Gabby Smith and Cate Davison; and back row: Henry Patton,...
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12/04/2014
National Honor Society Cedar Creek’s National Honor Society inducted 27 new members recently, adding to the 34 current members. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who...