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BATON ROUGE (AP) — Several lawmakers bid good riddance to the outgoing manager of the state-owned, safety-net hospitals in north Louisiana, saying Tuesday that they expected a new oversight deal to improve the facilities. The Shreveport and Monroe hospitals which care for the poor and uninsured and help train Louisiana State University medical students will shift to new management Oct. 1, under oversight of a new company jointly controlled by LSU and Ochsner Health System. Under the years-long, multibillion-dollar deal, that new nonprofit corporation will replace BRF, which has managed the...

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01/21/2015
Newly elected District Attorney John Belton, center, helped lead the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday at Grambling State University. He served as the keynote speaker and...
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01/20/2015
Cedar Creek sixth-grader Chanley Patterson has had to learn a lot about time management in her short life. The 11-year-old daughter of Charles and Jeanne Patterson , of Ruston, has already achieved...
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01/20/2015
America is a work in progress that can get better every day. This was the message brought by Chris Tyson, an associate law professor at Louisiana State University, to about 250 people gathered at the...
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01/20/2015
Even before he took office, Dusty Gates realized the Union Parish Sheriff’s Office needed to find a better way to attract and retain employees. “People would start here and leave for other agencies,...
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01/19/2015
Two local college students were awarded scholarships during Saturday night’s annual Freedom Fund Banquet. Receiving scholarships were Shamirika Session, a freshman at Northwestern State University,...
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01/19/2015
Louisiana Tech’s marching band, the Band of Pride, creates an unforgettable atmosphere that spectators at sporting events enjoy. That’ why Corey Green, a senior sociology major and former band member...
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01/18/2015
More than 100 local law enforcement officers came together on Wednesday as community members prepared a meal to show appreciation. Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone said he and his staff were...
01/18/2015
The office of Multicultural Affairs and Academic Support will present the 13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Noon Ecumenical Observance. The observance will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Monday at the...
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01/18/2015
Along with finishing up construction of the South End Zone Project for the football stadium, Louisiana Tech has broken more ground close by for another project, a sidewalk near Thomas Assembly Center...
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01/17/2015
CHS 4H On Nov. 17 the CHS 4-H club went to the OWL center to have a day of team building. The OWL center, run by the Methodist Children’s Home, has a high ropes course, which gives participants an...