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The desire to improve efficiency of care and offer more individualized attention to patients who don’t have a local doctor has led Ruston’s Northern Louisiana Medical Center to join the growing list of hospitals using hospitalists. Hospitalists are hospital-based physicians who oversee the care of another physician’s hospitalized patients, but don’t care for private patients of their own. The hospitalist directs inpatient care, in effect, becoming the attending physician. After discharge, they are referred back to their primary doctor. Proponents say use of hospitalists increases the time...

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05/21/2014
The Lincoln Parish Sales and Use Tax Commission met Tuesday to discuss sales tax collected for the first quarter of 2014. With no additions or deletions made to the agenda, Commission administrator...
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05/21/2014
Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, apologized recently for racist comments made in a private discussion between himself and friend V. Stiviano. “A personal conversation became public...
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05/20/2014
Each day, nearly 100,000 people on the Internet check in to see what Cedar Creek graduate Connor Dwyer has to share with them on Instagram. Instagram is a photo blogging website, where individuals...
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05/20/2014
A Dubach man and his father-in-law are in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today after opting to settle a disagreement the old-fashioned way: fighting it out in the yard. Perry Alfred Pound, 52,...
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05/20/2014
Louisiana Tech SGA president Maggie Brakeville was elected recently by the Louisiana Council of Student Body Presidents to represent the group on the state Board of Regents. “My goal will focus on...
05/20/2014
The Dubach Town Council discussed two proposals concerning pavement and sidewalks at the regular meeting held Monday. Markay Brown, a senior project manager who began working with the towns of Dubach...
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05/19/2014
Hundreds of motorcycles roared across Lincoln Parish Sunday afternoon as participants in the annual Run for the Wall passed through. The Run for the Wall, a cross country motorcycle trek from Los...
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05/19/2014
Louisiana Tech University President Emeritus Dan Reneau will serve as keynote speaker for Tech’s spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Thomas Assembly Center. Reneau retired as Tech...
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05/19/2014
Josh Sanderson would not have seen the age of 4 had it not been for St. Jude Children’s research hospital, at least, that’s what his mother, Debbie Sanderson believes. “If it hadn’t been for the Lord...
05/19/2014
The fourth weekend of June each year, downtown Ruston is a lively place as the annual Louisiana Peach Festival kicks off. For more than 60 years, the festival has boosted the local economy. But, the...