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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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10/25/2014
Northeast Delta Human Services Authority announced recently additional work with University Health Conway to further impact the treatment of people who experience a mental health crisis. “Because...
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10/25/2014
Lance Traweek has been awarded this year’s Hector San Miguel Memorial Fund professional conference award. As recipient of the award, Traweek will attend the 2015 Society of Professional Journalists...
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10/24/2014
During the second annual Lighten Up! Lincoln Parish, keynote speaker Lucy Douglas informed attendees about health issues. Douglas, who has been in the medical field for more than 15 years, said she...
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10/24/2014
Louisiana Tech University student teachers are spending their days immersed in public education thanks to a pilot program provided by the Believe and Prepare grant. “It makes it more realistic and...
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10/24/2014
The eighth annual Hot Halloween will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Ruston Fire Department’s Headquarters on Georgia Ave. Public Education Officer Eric Brazzel said the purpose of...
10/24/2014
BATON ROUGE (AP) — The search committee established to pick Grambling State University’s next president hopes to have the selection made by sometime in April. The timeline approved Thursday in Baton...
10/24/2014
Editor’s Note: Louisiana voters will be asked to decide on 14 proposed amendments to the Louisiana Constitution on the Nov. 4 ballot. The Leader will be running a series of articles provided by the...
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10/23/2014
After two suicide attempts and losing his brother to suicide, Michael Pozzi decided to embark on a journey to raise awareness. Pozzi, who makes his home in Knoxville, Tennessee, with his wife and...
10/23/2014
Year after year the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana have provided a haven for youth to learn about everything from sports to academia. And the community will have the opportunity to...
10/23/2014
The Lincoln Parish Library is once again seeking local veterans to be featured in a “Hall of Heroes” exhibit during the month of November in the Chautauqua Gallery of the Lincoln Parish Library....