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BATON ROUGE (AP) — John Schroder, a Republican businessman and former legislator, won a special election Saturday for state treasurer. Schroder had 56 percent of the vote over Democrat Derrick Edwards, according to complete, unofficial returns. Schroder will take over a post vacated by John Kennedy, a popular Republican who left the job early after winning election to the U.S. Senate. Schroder was the front-runner in the competition after Republicans in the six-candidate October primary split 67 percent of the vote. Edwards raised few dollars for the race and did far less advertising than...

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08/17/2010
Lincoln Parish Library and North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s Art of Film screening will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 26 in the Lincoln Parish Library meeting room. The featured film is “Bride and Prejudice...
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08/16/2010
Louisiana residents who would like to give hunting a shot must take a special safety class. The state Hunter Education Certification course is mandatory for anyone born on or after Sept. 1, 1969....
08/16/2010
GRAMBLING — It looks like more court time may be in store for Grambling’s City Council. The City Council has a special-called meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday to discuss a potential lawsuit regarding a...
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08/16/2010
Dealing with children who have mental and behavioral disorders can be a confusing situation for parents, teachers and friends. The Ruston chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will offer...
08/16/2010
Those who would like to expand their knowledge of the arts have a plethora of opportunities to do so now that the North Central Louisiana Arts Council has announced its first “Academy” classes for...
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08/13/2010
Hope in spite of diversity was the theme of Louisiana Tech University’s Happening XXIV, which Tech President Daniel Reneau said was the largest Happening to date. More than 1,200 Tech alumni,...
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08/13/2010
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — It’s been months in the making and he’s had time to prepare, but even then, Karl Malone isn’t making any promises about one of the special moments in his life. He can be pardoned...
08/12/2010
Construction crews will begin work in either September or October on an environmentally friendly property in Ruston that people may use for both business and residential purposes. Wayne Hunter,...
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08/12/2010
Due to Louisiana’s education budget cuts, Grambling State University is operating with a $4 million shortfall for the current academic year, and the financial bloodletting likely won’t end there. “...
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08/12/2010
In June, Maddie Price, Darby Guinn, Jake Kyte, Avery Woodard, Michael Davis and Josh Pate spent a week on campus at Louisiana Tech University’s Cyber Discovery Camp, taking second place and bringing...