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Special event brings out the best in this community
Natchitoches did what the community does best last weekend, welcoming thousands of visitors to town for a special event. The 18th annual Jazz/R&B Festival was a rousing success that pleased local f...
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Boston bombs prompt Twitter toxicity
By Dick Polman Shortly after Boston's annual idyll devolved into mayhem, I posted a tweet. "Worst thing: People died...Second worst thing: The upcoming blame game." And sure enough, it was game on....
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It’s easy to applaud Sigmas, community for ‘Dancing’ event
The Dancing with the Sigmas program at Northwestern State University last week was a perfect example of the numerous and positive cooperative endeavors between the university and the community that...
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Thousands rally across United States for immigration bill with path to citizenship
GARANCE BURKE, Associated Press LUIS ALONSO LUGO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of immigrants and activists rallied nationwide Wednesday in a coordinated set of protests aime...
Apr 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents not optimistic economic conditions improving
The Haynesville Shale natural gas boom and billions of dollars in insurance payouts and federal funds to rebuild after Katrina created a positive ripple in employment, personal income and other fac...
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor:  With the recent observation of the Holocaust, there is unfortunately no mention of the American military, which stopped the Holocaust. Without it, it would still be going on.  My work...
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Naming ballparks fitting tribute to late Mayor Sampite
Mayor Lee Posey and other Natchitoches officials hit a home run when they named a complex of baseball fields used for the city recreation program Sampite Park in memory of long-time mayor, coach an...
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Boyce elects police chief
BOYCE, La. (AP) — Boyce has been without a police department since September 2012. The first step to getting a department is electing a chief. The Town Talk reports (http://townta.lk/YeP6TY ) Eddie...
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: It’s been more than six months since the murders of our staff in Benghazi and not one suspect has been charged or arrested. With all the resources the USA has in the form of alphabet a...
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Plan B to end income tax
By John Kennedy State Treasurer and former Secretary, Department of Revenue  I appreciate Gov. Jindal’s plan to end Louisiana’s personal and corporate income tax.  Our state needs a tax code that l...
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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