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Monday, February 19, 2018 - 12:24pm
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Tax policy won’t cause the only disputes in Louisiana’s upcoming special session. Lawmakers may squabble just as much over a package of spending control ideas sought by House Republicans as a trade for any taxes they may support. Several of the proposals have been offered in previous legislative sessions, only to be spurned or shelved amid criticisms, including suggestions they’ll do nothing to rein in spending or will shift costs elsewhere. Though they’ve become part of the broader tax negotiations in the special session that opens Monday, that opposition remains. But...

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02/16/2018
A Ruston man who was reportedly sitting in the middle of the city street died this morning after being struck by a Lincoln Parish School bus. The incident happened at the intersection of Gill Street...
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02/16/2018
Law enforcement agencies are continuing their search today for a Louisiana Tech University student charged with second-degree murder in a Mardi Gras Day shooting in New Orleans. Eddie Lee Dingle, Jr...
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02/15/2018
A Monroe man remains in jail and a 15-year-old juvenile is in his mother’s custody following a burglary caught on camera at Louisiana Tech University’s Davison Athletic Complex. Michael Parker, 19,...
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02/15/2018
Ruston High School’s boys soccer team, the No. 4 seed, will take on top seeded Holy Cross at 4 p.m. Saturday at Pan American Stadium in New Orleans in semifinals play of the Louisiana High School...
02/15/2018
FARMERVILLE — Attorneys representing the Union Parish Police Jury in its suit seeking a court order demanding Karl Malone remove a fence crossing what jurors claim is a public road will continue...
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02/15/2018
A Cedar Creek School senior is one step closer to being named one of the 7,500 National Merit Scholarship finalists that will see her split more than $32 million worth of scholarship opportunities....
02/13/2018
The mayors of three Lincoln Parish municipalities spent almost two hours Monday evening touting projects underway in their towns, taking questions from constituents and urging residents to get...
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02/13/2018
A substation out of service for maintenance, colder than average temperatures and a tree limb are to blame for two recent power outages that left several thousand Ruston city utility customers in the...
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02/13/2018
The Ruston High School Bearcats netted their goal of making school soccer history with a 2-1 win over Caddo Magnet Monday night on James Field at L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Stadium. That victory for the...
02/12/2018
Several Lincoln Parish Police Jury committees will meet to discuss various agenda items including the purchase of passenger vans for medical transportation and the Big Creek Road Bridge Replacement...