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  1. Pineville pollster: Riser, Mayo would get most support in 5th District raceRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | The Town Talk

    MONROE, La. -- A new poll about Louisiana's 5th Congressional District race shows last year's runner-up, Republican state Sen. Neil Riser of Columbia would have the most support out of the gate while Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo would emerge as the leading Democrat.

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  2. FEMA accredits levee protecting West MonroeRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | The Town Talk

    WEST MONROE -- The 10-mile stretch of levee protecting West Monroe has been accredited by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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  3. Arbitration proposal concerns officials with Louisiana, Mississippi athletic associationsRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | The Town Talk

    MONROE, La. -- Officials with two high school sports associations worry a bill passed by the Louisiana Senate on Tuesday could prevent high school sports next year.

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  4. Despite SEC scheduling displeasure, LSU assured to get more night games in Tiger StadiumRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Since the Southeastern Conference wanted to stay with football tradition by allowing programs to keep their crossover opponents, Joe Alleva figured he might as well parlay that into cementing LSU's own tradition.

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  5. McAllister won't seek re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2014 | The Town Talk

    MONROE, La. -- U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister of Louisiana told The News-Star newspaper Monday morning that he will not seek re-election this fall but will complete his term.

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  6. ASH boys win 4A regional doubles titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Alexandria Senior High's Zach Luneau and Val Robichaux won the LHSAA Class 4A Division II boys doubles regional tennis tournament.

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  7. Louisiana's top school official restates support for Common Core and PARCC testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2014 | The Town Talk

    MONROE, La. -- Louisiana Education Superintendent John C. White stood behind his support of Common Core State Standards and the accompanying test Friday, saying he and Gov. Bobby Jindal are having an inevitable difference of opinion in the midst of many successful educational collaborations.

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  8. Plans for small-scale Walmart stores in Alexandria, Pineville moving forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2014 | The Town Talk

    A new kind of Walmart is closer to coming to the Alexandria/Pineville area. Plans for new grocery stores in Pineville and Alexandria came before the Rapides Area Planning Commission Thursday.

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  9. Wal-Mart eyes northeast Louisiana for smaller storesRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2014 | The Town Talk

    MONROE, La. -- Wal-Mart, which is ramping up openings of its smaller stores nationwide, apparently plans to open as many as four in Ouachita Parish either late this year or in 2015.

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  10. Another View: Expedite relief on cost of flood insuranceRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2014 | The Town Talk

    U.S. Sens. David Vitter, R-La., Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., co-authored a letter Thursday to FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate asking him to explain why property owners are still paying high insurance rates despite the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act.

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  11. 'Dirty, dirty politics': Disappointment, forgiveness mix in McAllister scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2014 | The Town Talk

    To Louisiana voters accustomed to tawdry scandals involving elected officials, disappointment with an eye toward forgiveness is the prevailing sentiment about their new congressman, caught on video embracing an aide married to one of his friends.

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  12. Your Mail 4-13-14: Make your wishes about health care known ... Eager ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Each of us has the power to tell our physicians and our loved ones what types of medical care and treatments we want.

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  13. Louisiana's rural roads getting help from $425M bond programRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2014 | The Town Talk

    MONROE, La. -- Driving on rural Louisiana highways, vehicles bounce now and then, dipping into potholes and back out.

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  14. Tarpley announces candidacy for 5th Congressional District seatRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Former Grant Parish District Attorney Ed Tarpley has announced that he will run for the 5th Congressional District seat in the fall election.

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  15. Alexander may seek 5th District seat againRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2014 | The Town Talk

    MONROE -- Former 5th District U.S. Rep. Rodney Alexander, R-Ruston, who resigned abruptly last summer to take a job in Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's cabinet, said he won't rule out a run for his old job next fall.

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  16. Another View: Pogue brought discipline, leadership to Grambling StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Pogue, who has announced his retirement from the university, has accomplished much during his tenure, successfully restoring the institution's fiscal integrity, building relationships with alumni and other financial supporters and establishing a mechanism to promote the good and bring positive recognition to the Grambling community.

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  17. Report: Louisiana GOP chairman will urge McAllister to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2014 | The Town Talk

    MONROE, La. -- Louisiana Republican Party Chairman Roger Villere has been trying to reach 5th District U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister, R-Swartz, since Tuesday night to ask him to resign, The Hill reported Wednesday.

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  18. Report: State GOP chair to ask McAllister to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2014 | The Town Talk

    MONROE -- Louisiana Republican Party Chairman Roger Villere has been trying to reach 5th District U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister, R-Swartz, since Tuesday night to ask him to resign, The Hill reported Wednesday.

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  19. Rep. McAllister to ask FBI to inquire about leaked videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2014 | The Town Talk

    U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister's top aide said the congressman will send a letter to House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday morning requesting an FBI investigation concerning the leak of a video from a security camera in McAllister's district office in Monroe.

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  20. John Maginnis: Louisiana's ancient ruins are no match for oldtime polsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2014 | The Town Talk

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- For summer vacation two years ago, Jackie and I wanted to travel to somewhere exotic and faraway, where none of our friends had gone before us.

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