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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said today he had canceled plans for a Veterans Day military parade, citing the “ridiculously high” price tag — a day after U.S. officials said the November event could cost $92 million, more than three times the price first suggested by the White House. Trump on Twitter accused local Washington, D.C., politicians of price-gouging. But preliminary estimates from the Pentagon showed that more than half the price tag would come from military aircraft, equipment, personnel and other support. The remainder would be borne by other agencies and largely...

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set to take place Tuesday night prior to the Lincoln Parish Police Jury meeting. At 4:30 p.m. the Public Works Committee will meet with a handful of items on their agenda. Chaired by Randy Roberson,...
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02/07/2015
Pictured is the Horseless Carriage Club of America on the Louisiana Tech University campus in 1964. On the far left is former Sheriff Wayne Houck and far right is former Tech President Jay Taylor....
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02/07/2015
Pictured are scenes from the recent Cedar Creek School Mardi Gras celebration.
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02/07/2015
BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Travel Promotion Association recently installed a group of tourism industry leaders as new officers for its executive committee and board of directors during the...
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02/06/2015
This year’s St. Jude Radiothon is being dedicated to the memory of the late Tommy Dean Hearne, a longtime Ruston resident who provided momentum for the event for more than 20 years. “Tommy Dean was a...
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02/06/2015
A packed house showed up to the fourth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Leadership Awards Luncheon on Thursday in the Black and Gold Room of the Favrot Student Union on Grambling State...
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02/06/2015
A Louisiana Tech professor received an award that has its roots in the rule of Emperor Napoleon of France. Dolliann “Dolly” Hurtig, an associate professor of modern language, received the title of “...
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02/05/2015
Ruston residents should be able to use Railroad Park again within the next few weeks. City crews are working on the final portions of a $150,000-plus makeover of the historic downtown park. The last...
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02/05/2015
WEST MONROE — While smiles and cheers came from most at the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market grand opening, the emotions from Yvonne Green were different. She watched as her only son stood with big...
02/05/2015
Choudrant Town Council met Monday night to hear about the North Treatment Plant Project. Bob Myers, with Riley Co. of Louisiana, came before the council with a bid for $42,450, which he said is a...