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February 19th, 2019

Aurora shooter’s permit revoked but gun wasn’t seized

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AURORA, Ill. (AP) — An initial background check failed to detect a felony conviction that should have barred the man who killed five co-workers and wounded six other people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant from buying the gun.

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U.S. immigration officials detain 2 bankers wanted in Ecuador

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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two brothers from Ecuador wanted in the South American country on charges that they stole millions of dollars from a now-defunct bank have been detained in Florida by U.S. immigration authorities.
William and Roberto Isaias were arrested Wednesday in Miami and detained pending deportation, Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Nestor Yglesias said in an email late Saturday.

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China accuses U.S. of trying to block tech development

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BEIJING (AP) — China’s government on Monday accused the United States of trying to block its industrial development by alleging that Chinese mobile network gear poses a cybersecurity threat to countries rolling out new internet systems.
And in a potential blow to the U.S.’s effort to rally its allies on the issue, British media reported that the country’s intelligence agencies have found it’s possible to limit the security risks of using Chinese equipment in so-called 5G networks.

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DEAR ABBY

One nice turn grows awkward when friend asks for repeated favors
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DEAR ABBY: About a year ago, a good friend, “Beth,” went through a violent tragedy that destroyed her family. My husband and I own a small waterfront property, so during the months following, I took Beth away for the weekend to hopefully allow her some healing and emotional recovery. She then asked me to go again and, when I couldn’t go, asked if she could go with her friend (whom I had met but don’t know well). She asked again to go with her new boyfriend.

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4 Paws Rescue - Pet of the Week

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Meet Evelyn. She is a female puppy terrier mix. Her vaccinations are up to date, and she is ready to go to her forever home. She will need some training and guidance to learn the ropes.
4 Paws Rescue is located at 290 Rodeo Road and can be reached by phone at
251-3647.

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‘Extreme Happiness and Excitability’

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The Enterprise Center Gallery hosted an exhibition of paintings by Whitney Trisler Causey, who is also an assistant professor of art at Louisiana Tech University. The opening of “Extreme Happiness and Excitability” is an ongoing series of painted portraits of children who have been diagnosed with Angelman Syndrome. The show will be open until March 15.

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Small gestures can matter

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It’s always good to follow the basic guidelines for social or business etiquette, but you can take a step further by doing acts of kindness. You may discover that one small gesture or offer of help can make the difference in someone’s entire day.
We talk a lot about being “kind,” but here are some actual ideas for acts of kindness to take courtesy to a whole new level:

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Good teaching begins with good parenting

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I receive a steady stream of missives from teachers, ex-teachers, and other folks who have insider knowledge of America’s schools. They all say the same thing —classroom discipline is falling apart and has been for some time — and ask the same question: What can be done?

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Kindness, random or not, awaits dispersal

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Have you showered with a friend this month? Or celebrated the periodic table? Or the toothache?
No? Well, then you’ve missed observing three of the “national days” that February boasts.
Not to worry, though. Tell a Fairy Tale Day is coming up Feb. 26, followed by Polar Bear Day on Feb. 27 and Tooth Fairy Day on the 28th.
By the way, what’s all this preoccupation with teeth and fairies in a month mainly known for Groundhog Day, Valentine’s Day and President’s Day, along with being Black History Month?

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Strong start for college softball

The Ruston Daily Leader realizes we’re in the heart of basketball season, but we need to call a change-up.
It’s time to talk college softball.
And for Lincoln Parish’s college teams, we’re off to the best start we’ve seen in ages.
Louisiana Tech has stormed out to a 9-1 record to start the season, finishing the past weekend’s Louisiana Tech Invitational tournament with a 4-1 mark, plating 43 runs in five games and hitting .390 as a team.

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