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D.A.R.T. has an annual event coming up. For the past 18 years, we have sponsored a conference in Ruston called “Collaboration is the Key.” It is an all-day training conference on aspects of family violence geared toward law enforcement, judges, attorneys, counselors, court personnel, teachers, clergy, advocates and others who are involved in family violence issues. When I sat down to write about the conference, I looked up the word “collaboration.” The best definition I found was “two or more people or organizations working together to achieve a shared goal.” I realized this was the...

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John Allen, a 1973 business graduate, member of the Southland Conference track and field champions that spring and Louisiana Tech University’s Alumnus of the Year in 2012, will become the university’...