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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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09/26/2014
Grambling residents voiced their opinions and asked questions about the possibility of districting the city on Thursday night. Louisiana Sen. Rick Gallot was on hand to present information regarding...
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09/26/2014
Those interested in cars, trucks or bikes will have a chance to see some unique vehicles the first weekend in October, as well as give to a worthwhile organization. The Second Chance Car, Truck and...
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09/25/2014
Local emergency response personnel aided with two separate vehicular accidents on opposite sides of town on Wednesday. The first occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of Louisiana...
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09/25/2014
Tristen Smith was only 1 when his young life was changed forever.
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09/25/2014
Ruston Deputy Marshal Sandy Freeman today announced his candidacy for city marshal in the Nov. 4 primary. Freeman, a Republican from Simsboro, is one of two candidates vying for the position held by...
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09/25/2014
AP Scholars Cedar Creek Advanced Placement honorees include Aaron Hunt, Hank Craighead, Ben Everett, Cheyenne Ward and Brock Blackwell Also, 12 Cedar Creek students have earned Advanced Placement...
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09/25/2014
Simsboro High School is off to a great start this year! We would like to welcome Lille Williams-Hearn as our interim principal. Williams-Hearn has been part of our Simsboro High family for many...
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09/24/2014
After working toward a dream for seven years, James Nimmers has finally gotten his chance for recognition. Nimmers was chosen out of more than 100 entrants as one of 20 individuals to have his short...
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09/24/2014
A Dubach man is facing drug charges after an investigation into a burglary in progress reportedly revealed he had drugs on his person. According to the arrest affidavit Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s...
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09/24/2014
Grambling State University will unveil a newly commissioned mural honoring legendary Grambling football coach the late Eddie G. Robinson (1919-2007), the all-time winningest coach in NCAA Division 1...