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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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09/13/2014
School Food Service Supervisor Doris Marzett believes every child in the Lincoln Parish School District should have the opportunity to eat for free, but unfortunately, if the district did enroll in...
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09/13/2014
Pictured with their mothers and emcee for the event 3rd judicial district attorney hopeful Cary Brown are the queens from the younger divisions of the 2014 Chicken Festival.
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09/13/2014
The 26th annual Louisiana Chicken Festival Pageant saw the many faces of young girls Saturday morning as the young girl’s portion was held. Taking home the title as People’s Choice was Laney Stevens...
09/13/2014
Kindergarten Kindergarteners at Glen View Elementary have had a fun and successful school beginning. We are learning how to sit in our desks, work cooperatively with others, how to work quietly by...
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09/13/2014
All Hours Fitness has a new, larger location with state of the art equipment, 24/7 access with surveillance and a kid’s zone at no extra charge. The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a...
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09/13/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for the grand opening event at Sears Hometown Store to welcome the new owners, Adam and Kelli Harris. The Harrises started their Sears...
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09/12/2014
For the fourth consecutive year, New Tech @ Ruston has been named one of the top New Tech Network national demonstration sites for the 2014-15 school year. Kris Williams, coaching manager for NTN in...
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09/12/2014
The city of Grambling will host mayors from five historic black towns across the United States. Grambling Mayor Ed Jones said the group Historic Black Towns and Settlements Alliance, Inc., was formed...
09/12/2014
On Saturday the North Central Chapter of the Southern Cruisers will be hosting an event at Madden Memorial Park in Simsboro. The park is located on U.S. Highway 80 across from Simsboro High School...
09/12/2014
As part of the second amendment, American citizens have the right to bear arms, and while some citizens are unable to use those weapons for the purpose of hunting game there is a group dedicated to...