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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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10/11/2014
For a long time, residents of Lincoln Parish facing domestic violence had to rely on the kindness of a small band of strangers. For more than three years, Terrie Queen Autrey, who currently serves as...
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10/11/2014
State Superintendent of Schools John White said he always looks forward to discovering something "inspiring, innovative and new" within the folds of the Lincoln Parish education system, which is why...
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10/11/2014
Thomas Earle, general manager of the local Ryan’s, has won the first-ever award General Manager of the Year Award for Ovation Brands. There are 324 stores across the United States and many metrics...
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10/10/2014
Grambling High School Student Council 2014-15 During the month of September, Grambling High School held elections to name the Student Council members for the 2014-15 school year.
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10/10/2014
Top: Fireman-in-training Braden carries the hose with some helpers. Middle: The 3-year-old class visits with local firefighters. Bottom: Nyah loves playing in fire safety discovery center.
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10/10/2014
Natchitoches — Students at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts earned quick cash recently as they were asked randomly to recite the student pledge. If successful, they were presented...
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10/10/2014
Lincoln ACHIEVE recently opened the doors of its new office building with a special Open House for Lincoln Parish educators and community partners.
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10/10/2014
Ruston High School seniors (from left to right) Rachel Hegab, Barrett Moore and Liam Norton were recently named National Merit Commended Students. All three students are ranked in the Top 5 percent...
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10/10/2014
Twenty-five students were “rescued” from an overturned school bus as part of a Waste Isolation Pilot Program and Training Exercise held Thursday morning. Bobby St. John, senior media coordinator for...
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10/10/2014
The Greater Grambling Chamber of Commerce welcomed a room crowded with residents during Thursday night’s political forum. Barbara McIntyre, president of GGCC, opened the evening before introducing...