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LSBA Calls for Increased Funding for Public Education

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The Louisiana School Board Association has called for an increase in state funding for public education. The LSBA cited rising Read More →

Governor to Release Budget Cuts on Friday

After-two months of speculation, the Jindal administration will release budget cuts on Friday. Higher education could be the hardest hit. Read More →

Travelers Delayed at AEX Due to Cancelled Flights

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Yesterday, some travelers trying to leave town had trouble as a few airlines were grounded. American and United Airlines canceled Read More →

New Manufacturing Facility to Bring 1500 Jobs to Pineville

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Construction on a new 2.4 billion dollar aluminum-manufacturing complex was announced last week. The plant will bring nearly 15 hundred Read More →

Jeff Hall Wins in Special Election

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Jeff Hall is the winner of Saturday’s special election to fill the District 26 seat, which was previously vacated by Read More →

Winter Weather Closes Local Schools

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Freezing temperatures and freezing rain are making for a miserable and dangerous Monday across Central Louisiana. Winter weather closed many Read More →

City Issues Permit to Police Jury for Coliseum Work

The City of Alexandria issues the Rapides Parish Police Jury a conditional permit to start the Coliseum’s renovation project. However, Read More →

Lagniappe Theatre’s Greater Tuna Opens Tonight

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Lagniappe Theater Company opens up its 2015 theatre season this weekend with its production of Greater Tuna. Greater Tuna is Read More →

Get It Growing: Japanese Flowering Apricot

You’ve seen pictures of beautiful pink cherry blossoms in the national mall. Even though Japanese Cherries don’t grow well in Read More →

Shreveport Opera Coming to CenLA

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If you have heard of the Wizard of Oz, Westside Story or Into the Woods, mark your calendar because they Read More →