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  1. How's Cenla getting ready to go back to school?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Town Talk

    How's Cenla getting ready to go back to school? Families enjoy last days of summer break. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: It's now just a little more than a week until Rapides Parish students return to school on Aug. 10. At events in both Alexandria and Pineville alike this Saturday, the date was on everyone's minds.

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  2. Is it too hot to go back to school?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Town Talk

    ... is two weeks later than this year's start date of Aug 10 - which is forecasted to have a high of 101 degrees in Alexandria - and is more along the lines of Louisiana college start dates. Among Central Louisiana parishes, most public school start ...

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  3. 15-year-old leads troopers on high-speed pursuit in stolen carRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Louisiana State Police arrested a 15-year-old boy Thursday afternoon after leading troopers on a high-speed pursuit in a stolen car, authorities said. The juvenile, whose name is not being released due to his age, was released to the custody of the Renaissance Juvenile Home in Alexandria, said Sgt.

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  4. No seat belt leads to arrest of wanted Alexandria womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Town Talk

    An Alexandria woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant Wednesday, all because the driver of a car she was in wasn't wearing a seat belt, according to a release. No seat belt leads to arrest of wanted Alexandria woman An Alexandria woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant Wednesday, all because the driver of a car she was in wasn't wearing a seat belt, according to a release.

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  5. Family plans weekend search for missing Las Cruces womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... back home sometime Sunday, he said. Last week, Eduardo Castrejon said the family received a lead from a person in Alexandria, Louisiana, who said they had spotted Janet Castrejon at a local restaurant. The family traveled to Alexandria last ...

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  6. Alexandria man killed in car crash.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Troopers responded to the crash late Tuesday evening on LA Hwy 496 west of LA Hwy 3054. The crash involved a 2001 Mazda 626, driven by Joshua Peter Marquis, 32 years of age, of Alexandria, Louisiana.

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  7. Two Louisiana men sentenced for killing black bear, multiple deer in Avoyelles ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... court costs, according to a press release. For illegally taking deer, Bennett sentenced Travis P. Maddox, 28, of Alexandria, to 120 days in the Avoyelles Parish Jail, which was suspended. He also was placed on two years of probation, which consists ...

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  8. LSU AgCenter, College of Engineering partner for water research, outreachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Delta Farm Press

    Frank Tsai, director of the Louisiana Water Resources Research Institute, speaks to LSU AgCenter researchers and extension agents who conduct water-related projects at a meeting on July 6 in Alexandria, Louisiana. The institute and the AgCenter are partnering to address Louisiana water issues through research and outreach.

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  9. Many Louisiana residents are now under a brain eating amoeba alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Examiner.com

    The quality control chief for the St. Bernard Parish in Louisiana says the amoeba scare is connected to Hurricane Katrina. Alexandria, La- The Niggera Fowleri is a very deadly amoeba that has been found in the drinking water of several Louisiana perishes earlier this week.

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  10. Heat Wave Continues This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... areas, 95-96 along I-10. Inland areas will run 97-98 and maybe a 99 or 100 for the far northern areas including Alexandria and Ft. Polk. Heat index values will run from 105 over the coastal parishes, 107 along I-10, 109 along US 190 and over 110 ...

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  11. Hotel mini-boom comes to Alexandria/PinevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Wichita Eagle

    Construction and renovation will bring at least an 18 percent boost to the number of hotel rooms in the Alexandria-Pineville area. The work includes renovations at the Hotel Bentley and Holiday Inn Downtown Convention Center in Alexandria, and hotels under construction or approved in the cities, The Town Talk reported.

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  12. LABI bites back; lawmakers dig inRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Town Talk

    LABI bites back; lawmakers dig in LABI flunked more than two-thirds of lawmakers in its annual report card. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, who scored an F, said LABI may face repercussions of lawmakers like himself who have been considered business friendly for their entire political careers.

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  13. Analysis: Price hikes planned for LouisianaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Times

    ... Jindal and lawmakers have enacted since 2008. Tuition and fee increases range from less than two percent at LSU-Alexandria and Nicholls State University to more than 14 percent at McNeese State University and 20 percent at the University of ...

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  14. Child killed in single-vehicle accident on La. 498, three others injured, State Police reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Advocate

    ... people inside the vehicle at the time of the accident. The 2003 Ford Expedition, driven by Marquita A. Batiste of Alexandria, was westbound on La. 498 when she tried to pass a vehicle after entering a curve. Troopers say Batiste lost control and ...

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  15. T-Naturals Extends Buy 3 Get 1 Free Promo To All Amazon BuyersRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | Emailwire.com

    ... promo automatically makes buyers eligible for Amazon free shipping terms. ( EMAILWIRE.COM , July 25, 2015 ) Alexandria, Louisiana -- Manufacturer of high quality hyaluronic-based products, T-Naturals, is proud to announce a brand new promotional ...

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  16. Unrestrained Young Child Killed in CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... Friday on LA Hwy 498 west of LA Hwy 1. Investigators say a 2003 Ford Expedition, driven by Marquita A. Batiste of Alexandria, was westbound on LA Hwy 498 when Batiste attempted to pass a vehicle after entering a curve. Troopers say Batiste then lost ...

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  17. Blood donor: - It's the least we could do' for LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Town Talk

    Blood donor: 'It's the least we could do' for Lafayette Grand employee, local teacher and law enforcement, ULL alumna among those donating blood. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: An employee of the Grand 16 Alexandria, a University of Louisiana at Lafayette alumna, local law enforcement and a teacher were among those who donated blood Friday to show their support to the Lafayette community.

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  18. Blood drive Friday in Alexandria to support Lafayette victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Town Talk

    Lifeshare Blood Centers will hold a blood drive Friday from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at The Grand 16 in Alexandria to support the victims of the Lafayette theater shooting. Blood drive Friday in Alexandria to support Lafayette victims Lifeshare Blood Centers will hold a blood drive Friday from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at The Grand 16 in Alexandria to support the victims of the Lafayette theater shooting.

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  19. Some Polk Street residents under boil advisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Town Talk

    Residents of Polk Street between Thornton and Cushman streets are under a boil advisory after the replacement of a defective fire hydrant, according to the city of Alexandria. Some Polk Street residents under boil advisory Residents of Polk Street between Thornton and Cushman streets are under a boil advisory after the replacement of a defective fire hydrant, according to the city of Alexandria.

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  20. Boil Advisory: Polk Street between Cushman and Thornton streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | KLAX

    Alexandria, Louisiana- Replacement of a defective fire hydrant in the 2000 block of Polk Street has resulted in the need for a boil water advisory, according to Utility Director Michael Marcotte. As a precaution, the Alexandria Water Department is issuing a boil advisory effective immediately.

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