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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s first summit with Russia’s Vladimir Putin left a wake of confusion and outrage in the U.S. After a remarkable 45-minute joint press conference, the White House struggled to explain why Trump aligned so closely with the Russian leader, a chief geopolitical foe. Several prominent Republicans expressed disappointment with the president’s performance. Intelligence officials publicly broke from the president’s comments about Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign. The aftermath was a reminder of Trump’s singular, political positioning. After a year and a...

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06/27/2018
Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone is among eight people from around the state who will be inducted in the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame on July 6 in Baton Rouge. The actual induction ceremony will...
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06/27/2018
Louisiana Delta Community College and Louisiana Tech University officials announced Tuesday a partnership that will engage local high school students interested in engineering technology careers,...
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06/27/2018
FBI agents working off a tip involving an apparent decades-old cold case found nothing during a search Tuesday of a wooded area off Highway 3061 south of Ruston. “They did not find anything. They...
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06/26/2018
Bag of Donuts performs during the 2018 Louisiana Peach Festival. The New Orleans based quartet have been engaged in such endeavors for over two decades. Along with their flair for kabuki make-up and...
06/26/2018
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers not only passed a tax deal to avert immediate and deep budget cuts, they backed an agreement in the latest special session that gives the state more financial...
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06/26/2018
Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held Monday for the final in a series of three downtown murals aimed at celebrating Ruston. The newest mural is on north wall of the Louisiana Center for the Blind...
06/26/2018
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Legislation asking Gov. John Bel Edwards to recall Louisiana National Guard troops at the border until families who entered illegally are reunited with their children has fizzled....
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06/26/2018
Pictured are the top three finishers at Saturday’s Louisiana Peach Festival Cobbler Gobbler contest held at Railroad Park. Molly Schuyler, center, of Sacramento, California, was the first-place...
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06/26/2018
Top left, a crowd gathered to watch the inaugral Battle of the Bands event at the Louisiana Peach Festival. From left to right are Tremiya Hicks, Jelayha Hicks, Kimora Mileage, Caleah Hicks and...
06/23/2018
Lincoln Parish’s two state representatives predict the Legislature will approve a compromise sales tax measure aimed at saving Louisiana from budgetary meltdown. “You can stick a fork in this turkey...