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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are warning that time is running out for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser to tell Congress about her claim he sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers, even as President Donald Trump called the woman's allegation hard to believe in one of the GOP's sharpest attacks on her credibility. With Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination dangling in the balance, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said his panel still planned a Monday morning hearing that Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford were invited to attend. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, wrote Ford's...

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09/18/2018
Walpole Tire & Service Service, LCC, has been presented with the Better Business Bureau’s 2018 Torch Award for Customer Commitment. The award honors BBB Accredited Businesses and Charity Members...
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09/18/2018
State Hwy. 822 between Bartlet Road and Hwy. 33 is closed indefinitely as a precautionarly measure while NuStar Energy crews repair an anhydrous ammonia pipeline that ruptured late Sunday afternoon....
09/16/2018
Ruston residents who want to learn more about the Walker administration’s plan to create an economic development district that would generate money for additional facilities at the city’s new sports...
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09/16/2018
Pictured top left, are cars lining up waiting for volunteers to wheel out carts of sacked lunches. Pictured top right are Trinity United Methodist Church members from left, Linda Wallace, Barbara...
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09/16/2018
When Jesus (went ashore) and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So he began teaching them many things. By this time it was late in the day...
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09/16/2018
The 2018 Fall Ruston Makers Fair showcased approximately 100 local makers and their works for sale Saturday in downtown Ruston. Ruston residents Theresa Parker, left, and Diane Stewart are pictured...
09/16/2018
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana will have a surplus topping $300 million from the last budget year when the final numbers are settled next month, the state's treasurer said Friday. Treasurer John...
09/16/2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has unloaded on his Obama-era predecessor John Kerry for "actively undermining" U.S. policy on Iran by meeting several times recently with the Iranian...
09/15/2018
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's public safety commissioner disclosed Saturday that state police will no longer buy Nike products, saying the athletic apparel maker is unpatriotic and fails to...
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09/15/2018
I was at the sacred site of the U.S.S. Arizona earlier this year at Pearl Harbor. My family and I were standing among many who were equally somber. This was the location of the watery grave that...