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WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant in the face of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday to get more federal dollars for his long-promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, relying on a broad interpretation of his powers that was certain to trigger stiff legal challenges. Bypassing Congress, which approved far less money for his proposed wall than he had sought, Trump said he will use executive action to siphon billions of dollars from federal military construction and counterdrug efforts for the wall. The move drew immediate bipartisan criticism on Capitol...

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09/23/2015
The village of Choudrant has been home to the Outhouse Grand Nationals for multiple years now and races are approaching for Saturday. These oddly named races were the result a little white lie,...
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09/23/2015
Louisiana Tech University alum Mike McCallister will be induced in the Tech Hall of Fame during the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner set for Sept. 29. McCallister, who earned his...
09/22/2015
If all goes according to plan, Ruston’s newest mobile vending eatery will be up and running by Oct. 1. The city’s Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday unanimously approved Jose A. Ayala’s...
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09/22/2015
Students at the Montessori School of Ruston joined other youngsters around the world Monday in celebrating International Peace Day. As part of the observance, Sydney Hume, 5, of Ruston, places her...
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09/22/2015
Born in 1912, Agnes “Chi Chi” Grafton has lived a full life. A school teacher for many years, Chi Chi stepped away from education when she married and decided to have a family. “I raised two boys,”...
09/22/2015
Students that graduate from Louisiana Tech University do so with the lowest average amount of student loan debt of any public university in the United States, according to U.S. News and World Report’...
09/21/2015
Louisiana Tech University will host career day for current students and alumni to showcase various local, national and international companies seeking new employees. Career Center Events and Alumni...
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09/21/2015
Choudrant High School sophomore Addison Patton and Henry created a special bond from the moment they met each other. “It’s indescribable,” she said. “He helps me just as much as I help him. He just...
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09/21/2015
Dairy Queen has been a name synonymous with good food for decades and Lincoln Parish native Michael Quarles is bringing the goodness back to Ruston. “Back in the 1990s there was a Dairy Queen on Tech...
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09/19/2015
Kelly Elia searches through guns for sale at the Ruston Gun, Knives and Coin Show Saturday at the Ruston Civic Center. Elia holds her purchased 20 gauge shotgun from one vendor. The show will...