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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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11/10/2013
New Tech @ Ruston recently kicked off its schedule as a 2013-14 National Demonstration Site by hosting a two-day site visit for Highland New Tech. The Hardy, Ark., school brought a 20-member team to...
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11/10/2013
Lincoln Parish recently welcomed educators from across North Louisiana to a “Frameworks for K-12 Science Education” workshop designed to help teachers become more familiar with the Next Generation...
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11/10/2013
Students in the Advanced Learning Academy at Cypress Springs Elementary and Ruston Elementary schools recently completed the book “The Birchbark House” by Louise Erdich. The book is representative of...
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11/10/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Correct Solutions — A Division of LaSalle Management on Oct. 8 at 182 Bastille Lane. LaSalle...
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11/10/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Centric Federal Credit Union on Oct. 15 at 1514 Eagle Drive. Centric Federal Credit Union is...
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11/10/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new location and 30th Anniversary of the Bromell Agency on Oct. 11 at 711 N. Vienna St. Bromell Agency is a...
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11/10/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of The Depot — A College Ministry of First Baptist Church on Oct. 9 at 211 W. Railroad Ave.. The...
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11/08/2013
The annual Kiwanis Pancake Day is ongoing today. Residents (pictured above) gathered at the Ruston Civic Center to eat up pancakes, sausage and bacon for a good cause this morning. The Kiwanis club...
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11/08/2013
At 11 a.m. Monday Lincoln Parish residents will be given the opportunity to honor veterans from all branches of military — past and present — as the American Legion Post 593, Grambling State...
11/08/2013
Local children are invited to get their tennis shoes and jerseys ready to hit the hardwood for the 4th annual iHoops Basketball Skills Challenge hosted by Ruston Parks and Recreation at 10 a.m....