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  1. McFarland won't run for mayor; plans to support MayoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | The News-Star

    McFarland won't run for mayor; plans to support Mayo McFarland said he will focus on his job as president of the Monroe City School Board. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1btkGKP Monroe City School Board President Rodney McFarland said he won't run for mayor in 2016 and instead will likely support incumbent Mayor Jamie Mayo.

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  2. CenturyLink opens tech center, glimpse of the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The News-Star

    CenturyLink opens tech center, glimpse of the future CEO Glen Post: "We're transforming the company." Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1C8sudu CenturyLink CEO Glen Post , prepares to cut the ribbon on CenturyLink's new Technology Center of Excellence Tuesday.

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  3. DeSiard Street shelter might close soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The News-Star

    DeSiard Street shelter might close soon Owners, operators of the DeSiard Street Shelter seek others to take over facility Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1bp2B0l The DeSiard Street Shelter will continue to serve local people in need through April while the operators look to find others to take over the facility. Every weekday almost 100 people venture into the doors of the DeSiard Street shelter for a hot meal cooked on site, a chance to do laundry and time to talk with others facing the same hard circumstances.

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  4. City Council to consider St. Francis incentiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The News-Star

    City Council to consider St. Francis incentive If approved, the city would provide $570,000 from its economic development fund. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1C5OVjM Monroe's City Council is expected to consider and approve an incentive package during its Tuesday meeting that will assist St. Francis Medical Center in keeping its downtown campus open.

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  5. Jindal pledges support for Kansas Lane Connector fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The News-Star

    Jindal pledges support for Kansas Lane Connector funding If approved, the city would secure $14.5M to complete northern Monroe roadway project. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1boQL6H Gov. Bobby Jindal has committed to support $14.6 million in capital outlay funds for the Kansas Lane Connector in Monroe.

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  6. Revised forecast: Ouachita will crest below flood stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The News-Star

    Revised forecast: Ouachita will crest below flood stage Flood stage is 40 feet. The predicted crest is 39.7 feet.

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  7. Experience of fighting oil companies reads like legal thrillerRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | The News-Star

    Experience of fighting oil companies reads like legal thriller Experience of fighting oil companies reads like legal thriller Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1Cb9KLZ Stuart H. Smith stumbled into fighting oil companies when asked to represent Winston Street of Laurel, Miss., who was faced with a contaminated work yard from years of cleaning radioactive oilfield pipe. It was a volatile case that shaped Smith's career, and brought to life what companies knew was toxic while continuing to do business and exposing workers.

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  8. Wanted: Teachers to mold future leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | The News-Star

    Wanted: Teachers to mold future leaders Average annual salary for secondary teachers averages $46,405 in northeastern Louisiana. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1CaLOYS Elisabeth Sanders teaches biology at Ouachita Parish High School.

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  9. On The Town 03/21Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | The News-Star

    On her 100th birthday, Ethel Glodine "Deanie" Simms Wilson, seated, gets some help blowing out the candles from her sons Bobby Wilson, left, of West Monroe, and Marion Wilson of Doyline. On The Town 03/21 On her 100th birthday, Ethel Glodine "Deanie" Simms Wilson, seated, gets some help blowing out the candles from her sons Bobby Wilson, left, of West Monroe, and Marion Wilson of Doyline.

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  10. Monroe on list of 50 best college towns to live inRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The News-Star

    Monroe on list of 50 best college towns to live in Community, schools and economy among the criteria measured Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1C6OHKu College Ranker, a rating service for all aspects of college life, uses publicly available data to create its rankings and resources. Monroe placed 41 on the national list compiled by the service.

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  11. McAllister filed second-highest mileage reimbursementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The News-Star

    McAllister filed second-highest mileage reimbursement Former U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister received $17,267 for 30,834 miles, the second-highest. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1HacyIU Former 5th District U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister, R-Swartz, said his $17,267 mileage reimbursement for 2014, which was the second-highest in the U.S. House of Representatives, is reflective of a large district.

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  12. Culture, presidential primary on chopping blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The News-Star

    Culture, presidential primary on chopping block Statewide elected official outline the impact of proposed cuts to their budgets. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1MKcMKy Access to Louisiana's two signature museums, the Old State Capitol in Baton Rouge and the State Exhibit Museum in Shreveport, would be diminished, and the very survival of smaller museums like the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum in Monroe would be in question if the Legislature sticks to Gov. Bobby Jindal's proposed budget.

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  13. Vidrine withdraws Lincoln applicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The News-Star

    Vidrine withdraws Lincoln application Vidrine said after talking with board members he made his decision to withdraw. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1MKpXer Monroe City Schools superintendent Brent Vidrine announced Wednesday that he will not seek the superintendent's position in Lincoln Parish.

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  14. Enoch's celebrates St. Patrick's Day helping local pharmacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The News-Star

    Enoch's celebrates St. Patrick's Day helping local pharmacy Enoch's St. Pat's Day benefits St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1MHVwWd Enoch's Irish Pub and Cafe opened its doors Tuesday celebrating St. Patrick's Day the same way it's done for almost two decades - raising money to help an organization that assists others. This year, the St. Vincent de Paul Society Pharmacy benefited.

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  15. Transit driver takes special care with 'precious cargo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The News-Star

    Transit driver takes special care with 'precious cargo' West Ouachita Public Transit driver navigates back roads to pick up passengers. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1bdTOOK West Ouachita Public Transit driver Wayne Dale Hammond helps Nora Alex get on the bus at her home in western Ouachita Parish.

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  16. Lincoln interviews Vidrine on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The News-Star

    Lincoln interviews Vidrine on Wednesday Vidrine is one of seven candidates to replace the retiring Danny Bell Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1MHBQBO The list of applicants for the position currently filled by Danny Bell, who is retiring, was released by the school district earlier this month. Vidrine, who is under contract with Monroe City Schools through December 2016, has said that with the end of his contract only slightly more than one and a half years away, he is trying to secure his future.

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  17. Junior League of Monroe hosts 17th annual Spring MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The News-Star

    Shoppers gather during the Junior League of Monroe's 17th annual Spring Market at the Monroe Civic Center Arena on Saturday. Junior League of Monroe hosts 17th annual Spring Market Shoppers gather during the Junior League of Monroe's 17th annual Spring Market at the Monroe Civic Center Arena on Saturday.

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  18. St. Paddy's parade delights childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The News-Star

    Centric Federal Credit Union presents the Third Annual St. Paddy's Day Bicycle Parade and Festival at Kiroli Park in West Monroe on Saturday. St. Paddy's parade delights children Centric Federal Credit Union presents the Third Annual St. Paddy's Day Bicycle Parade and Festival at Kiroli Park in West Monroe on Saturday.

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  19. West Monroe soldier died from venomous snake biteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The News-Star

    West Monroe soldier died from venomous snake bite Autopsy confirmed this week that Pfc. Bailey Swaggart died from a venomous snake bite.

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  20. Coast sues Education Department to prevent contract lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The News-Star

    Coast sues Education Department to prevent contract loss The student loans collections agency said the company's future is at stake. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1Ca4bgQ Coast Professional, the student loan collections agency headquartered in West Monroe, has asked the U.S. Court of Federal Claims to stop the U.S. Education Department's plan to terminate its contract with the company.

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