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BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana voters chose Saturday to send Republican state Treasurer John Kennedy to the U.S. Senate, filling the nation's last Senate seat and giving the GOP a 52-48 edge in the chamber when the new term begins in January. Kennedy had always been the runoff election's front-runner in a state that overwhelmingly supported Donald Trump. He defeated Democrat Foster Campbell, a state utility regulator whose chances were seen as such a long-shot that national Democratic organizations offered little assistance to Campbell's campaign. As he celebrated the victory, Kennedy said he...

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12/05/2013
If everything goes as planned, residents could see construction projects stemming from the Nov. 16 Ruston District No. 1 bond election as early as January. Pending Lincoln Parish School Board...
12/05/2013
Work could begin within the next several weeks on a project that will ultimately lead to upgrading the intersection of Reynolds Drive and Goodwin Road in north Ruston. The city’s board of aldermen on...
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12/05/2013
Thanskgiving feast Children at Temple Baptist WEEkday enjoyed Thanksgiving feasts with their parents on Nov. 21. Field trips, fire safety Temple WEEkday, Pre-K 3 and 4, and K-Connection classes had a...
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12/05/2013
Duke Talent Program Cedar Creek School recently recognized the 38 of its fourth- and fifth-graders who qualified for the Duke Talent Identification Program. The students scored in the 95th percentile...
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12/04/2013
Bank of Ruston, located at 505 N. Vienna St., is hosting the 10 Year Anniversary of Art exhibit. The exhibit will be available for viewing through Jan. 2. All pieces are for sale and can be purchased...
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12/04/2013
GRAMBLING — Former Grambling State University wingback/running back Broderick Fobbs has been named the new head coach of the GSU football program. Grambling State University President Frank G. Pogue...
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12/04/2013
At 10:21 a.m. Tuesday the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a fugitive from another jurisdiction for resisting an officer in Vienna. According to the affidavit, LPSO stopped a Dodge Challenger...
12/04/2013
The Bayou D’Arbonne Watershed Lake Commission will host an official opening ceremony of the newly completed Tainter gate spillway at 1 p.m. Thursday. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and...
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12/04/2013
The annual Grambling Christmas Parade is set to roll through the city on Dec. 14. Nelda Williams Baisy, Grambling Joy Fund Committee chairperson, said those interested in participating should...
12/03/2013
A Houston woman was killed in what was originally believed to be a car crash with a deer. At approximately 1 a.m. Monday, Grambling Police responded to the 7500 block of U.S. Highway 80 in Grambling...