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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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03/14/2014
An 18-month-old incident has been put to rest with a conviction taking place on Thursday. District Attorney Bob Levy announced Jacques Patrick Williams, 48, formerly of 1202 MLK Drive, was convicted...
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03/14/2014
Lincoln Parish residents will have one more chance to party this weekend when the Krewe of Swing takes the stage at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Dixie Center from the Arts. The Dixie Center and Townsend...
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03/14/2014
The Grambling State University Police Department made an arrest on Thursday involving reported shots being fired on campus. According to the arrest affidavit, GSUPD had received several complaints of...
03/14/2014
The Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana will be celebrating this coming week to emphasize the importance and value the club has to the community. Chief Professional Officer Eldonta...
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03/13/2014
Ruston’s got plenty of talent, and in April residents will have the opportunity to prove it. The third annual Ruston’s Got Talent event is set to take the stage at 6:30 p.m. April 3 at the Dixie...
03/13/2014
As part of a worldwide movement, the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, along with Kappa Sigma Fraternity is sponsoring the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes.” Terri Queen Autrey, a...
03/13/2014
Stage is turning the month of March into “30 Days of Giving.”  All Stage customers who visit the Ruston store through March 30 will be invited to donate to Wiggin’ Out, an organization that provides...
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03/13/2014
The 17th annual Women’s R&R Conference will be on Saturday at First Baptist Church, located at 200 S. Trenton St. Leading up to the conference sessions, the initial phase of registration/...
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03/13/2014
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03/13/2014
ELA Students explore China