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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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11/15/2014
I.A. Lewis grows in star ratings School principal Shavonne Garner-Price announced to the faculty and students at IAL the exciting news that we had obtained a B rating by the State Department of...
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11/15/2014
Honor roll Principal’s List Seventh grade Kathryn Apelgren, Zachary Atkison, Ashton KBarber, Morgan Bean, Baylee Brown, Joy Eddy, Kiley Goff, Grayson Hipp, Joshua Johnston, Morgan Keen, Grace...
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11/14/2014
Ruston Nursing and Rehab recognizes Tymeeka Carter, CNA supervisor and assistant activity director for the award she recently received. On Sept. 26, Carter was awarded the title of Louisiana...
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11/14/2014
Holidays in CedarTown is celebrating its 25th anniversary at the Ruston Civic Center. With a barrage of local gift shops and retailers showing off their best Christmas décor, collectibles and...
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11/14/2014
The Ruston Police Department teamed with Grambling State University Police Department in the arrest of two students who reportedly stole two computers from Walmart on Thursday. According to the...
11/14/2014
Local Lincoln Parish School District employees are receiving their “13th check” just in time for holiday shopping. “We’d been doing it for the same amount for about four years in a row, but this year...
11/14/2014
Parents with children in grades three through eight should be aware of major end-of-year testing changes this year, according to Lincoln Parish School District Coordinator Donna Doss. “We’re going to...
11/14/2014
The 95th Annual Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet will be held Jan. 29, 2015, at the Ruston Civic Center. During the event, community awards will be presented on behalf of various...
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11/13/2014
The Senior Circle Quilters for America’s Heroes recently honored 12 local veterans with heirloom quilts. The ceremony took place in the front courtyard of Northern Louisiana Medical Center. There...
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11/13/2014
Recent election results have been successfully challenged by a current member of the Grambling City Council leading to an additional runoff race for the Dec. 6 election. Councilman Birdex Copeland...