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BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have spent an unusual 45 weeks in legislative sessions since their term began in January 2016, and now they’re heading back for more, unable so far to reach a deal for financing state government programs starting in July. Monday’s latest gathering is the seventh special session called by Gov. John Bel Edwards since he took office, all to deal with Louisiana’s ongoing financial instability — on top of the annual regular sessions that lawmakers hold each year. At issue this time, as it has been for two earlier special sessions this year, is whether...

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09/27/2014
Welcome New Faculty Grambling Middle School welcomes Glenda Howard and Tracy Tinsley. Howard assumes the position of curriculum coordinator/reacher and Tinsley is the new social studies teacher....
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09/26/2014
Candidates for Ruston and Grambling mayor, 3rd Judicial District district attorney and the Division B district judgeship pushed their platforms to about 60 local residents Thursday night during a...
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09/26/2014
Grambling residents voiced their opinions and asked questions about the possibility of districting the city on Thursday night. Louisiana Sen. Rick Gallot was on hand to present information regarding...
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09/26/2014
Those interested in cars, trucks or bikes will have a chance to see some unique vehicles the first weekend in October, as well as give to a worthwhile organization. The Second Chance Car, Truck and...
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09/25/2014
Local emergency response personnel aided with two separate vehicular accidents on opposite sides of town on Wednesday. The first occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of Louisiana...
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09/25/2014
Tristen Smith was only 1 when his young life was changed forever.
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09/25/2014
Ruston Deputy Marshal Sandy Freeman today announced his candidacy for city marshal in the Nov. 4 primary. Freeman, a Republican from Simsboro, is one of two candidates vying for the position held by...
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09/25/2014
AP Scholars Cedar Creek Advanced Placement honorees include Aaron Hunt, Hank Craighead, Ben Everett, Cheyenne Ward and Brock Blackwell Also, 12 Cedar Creek students have earned Advanced Placement...
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09/25/2014
Simsboro High School is off to a great start this year! We would like to welcome Lille Williams-Hearn as our interim principal. Williams-Hearn has been part of our Simsboro High family for many...
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09/24/2014
After working toward a dream for seven years, James Nimmers has finally gotten his chance for recognition. Nimmers was chosen out of more than 100 entrants as one of 20 individuals to have his short...