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  1. Jamboree: West Monroe vs. NevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The News-Star

    Tigers travel to Don Shows Field at Rebel Stadium to open up the 2015 season with their host, the Rebels, on Friday night. Jamboree: West Monroe vs. Neville Tigers travel to Don Shows Field at Rebel Stadium to open up the 2015 season with their host, the Rebels, on Friday night.

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  2. Flags will be at West Monroe games - just not flyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The News-Star

    Flags will be at West Monroe games - just not flying West Monroe High School Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1EpMltD West Monroe High School has banned rebel flags from flying on campus, but Principal Shelby Ainsworth said clothing featuring the flag will still be allowed at games, as will flags that aren't mounted on poles. Ainsworth said the administration started the school year by telling students the flags cannot be flown from vehicles on campus before, during or after classes.

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  3. Woman turning her Katrina blessings into life missionRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | The News-Star

    But if you would have been in Danita Bright's house the Wednesday prior, you would have found her desperately praying at the foot of her bed. "I said, 'Jesus Christ, I need a miracle.

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  4. Where can you get the freshest coffee in Monroe?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The News-Star

    Bailey, who grew up in Calhoun, said he drank coffee before, but his passion was sparked when he tried fresh-roasted options at Highland Coffees while studying in "After having fresh coffee, I couldn't drink the stuff I had at the house and the stuff in the store," Bailey said. Before moving to Monroe from New Orleans, he did an internship at French Truck, New Orlean's first microroaster.

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  5. Pedestrian hit outside Wal-MartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The News-Star

    Pedestrian hit outside Wal-Mart Parking lot accident sends one to hospital Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1EmD85v West Monroe police are investigating an accident that occurred Thursday morning in the Wal-Mart parking lot that sent a pedestrian to the hospital in critical condition. West Monroe Detective Ray Spoon said the driver of the vehicle is cooperating with police in the investigation.

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  6. SEDD changes locks, reclaims headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The News-Star

    SEDD changes locks, reclaims headquarters The SEDD will focus on fulfilling the building's original intent: a business incubator Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1JolFs1 Colby Spence with Jack's Lock Shop breaks the lock on the Southside Economic Development District's headquarters. The board retakes ownership on a building Thursday that they bought to serve as a business incubator and the board's headquarters.

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  7. With latest action, Jones out at SEDD, corporationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The News-Star

    With latest action, Jones out at SEDD, corporation The SEDD will soon change the articles of incorporation to reflect Jones' removal. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1JmVUbI In this file photo, Ray Jones Jr., a former Southside Economic Development District commissioner, shows off a building purchased for the SEDD which has recently caused a rift between Jones and Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo.

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  8. Ray Jones Jr. removed from SEDD CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The News-Star

    Ray Jones Jr. removed from SEDD Commission The Southside Economic Development District voted 3-0 to remove Jones. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1JkH1Xh The Southside Economic Development District Board of Commissioners focused on moving forward Tuesday evening meeting when they unanimously voted to remove former chairman Ray Jones Jr. "We only want what's best for the south side," Chairwoman Augusta Turner said.

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  9. BLOG: West Monroe's Garnett embraces position changeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The News-Star

    BLOG: West Monroe's Garnett embraces position change West Monroe defensive end Layton Garnett ready to contribute in 2015 Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1JkkaLi West Monroe senior Layton Garnett knows the agony of sitting on the sideline watching as his team lost in the semifinals last season at Destrehan. The 6-2, 250-pound, three-star prospect was willing to do anything to help the team win once he was back from an ankle injury that required three surgeries and nearly a full year of rehab to get back on the field.

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  10. West Monroe woman dies in late Monday crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The News-Star

    West Monroe woman dies in late Monday crash One-vehicle accident claims life of West Monroe woman. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1EhPf3B Shortly before 8:00 p.m., Monday, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a one-vehicle fatal crash that occurred on Louisiana Highway 34 just north of Eros.

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  11. ULM makes changes within police departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The News-Star

    ULM makes changes within police department Lt. Steven Mahon no longer ULM's officer in charge Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1JjJcKH The University of Louisiana at Monroe confirmed Lt.

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  12. SEDD Corp. news conference turns into alleged batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The News-Star

    SEDD Corp. news conference turns into alleged battery Monroe police was called by a woman who said she was physically forced out of the building Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1EghGio Ray Jones Jr. and Robert Johnson called a news conference Monday evening for the Southside Economic Development District Corp. that derailed quickly. A news conference called by the Southside Economic Development District Corp. turned sour very quickly Monday evening after a woman attempting to attend the meeting alleged a member of the Board of Directors committed battery.

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  13. State trooper pleads guilty in 4th District CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The News-Star

    State trooper pleads guilty in 4th District Court Former State Police trooper Ronald Thomas was arrested in 2013. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1Jh2f8i The former Louisiana state trooper arrested on payroll fraud, malfeasance in office and conspiracy to distribute cocaine pleaded guilty Monday in 4th Judicial District Court.

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  14. Joey Trappey to speak to ULM studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The News-Star

    Joey Trappey to speak to ULM students A ULM alumnus, Trappey is owner of two local eateries Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1JgWNlR Convocation at the University of Louisiana at Monroe symbolizes the official start to the academic year. The event gives freshmen a view of Fant-Ewing Coliseum as not only a place they will visit for numerous events but also as a place where they will receive their diplomas in four years.

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  15. Study: Monroe could drop a few pant sizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The News-Star

    Study: Monroe could drop a few pant sizes Report indicates 34.2 percent of Monroe metro area residents are considered obese. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1JeT48C He wanted to lose weight and knew he'd need support and motivation.

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  16. Driskel: Trent Taylor 'one of best WRs I've ever thrown to'Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | The News-Star

    Driskel: Trent Taylor 'one of best WRs I've ever thrown to' Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1Ed7szr Jeff Driskel has been around long enough to see wide receivers of all sorts of shapes and sizes come and go at Florida. The former Southeastern Conference quarterback is now at Louisiana Tech and in Conference USA, yet Driskel has himself a shiny new toy that might not be comparable to anything he's had in the past.

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  17. On the air, on stage and on the wall... growth, talent and inspirationRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | The News-Star

    On the air, on stage and on the walla growth, talent and inspiration KEDM Public Radio holds annual meeting and state of the station luncheon at ULM Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1Ec7VBZ Poised for growth as the 25th year of KEDM Public Radio, station director, Jay Curtis hosted the annual meeting and state of the station luncheon at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Welcoming all in attendance was Bob Lenox, news and public affairs director.

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  18. Move in Mania returns students to ULMRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The News-Star

    With a lot of help from a lot of new friends, students began moving into the residents halls at the University of Louisiana at Monroe on Friday. Many student organizations including Greeks and athletes pitched in a helping hand with the moving chores.

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  19. Kissing congressman' plans comeback, aims for WalsworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The News-Star

    'Kissing congressman' plans comeback, aims for Walsworth Former Congressman Vance McAllister says he will run for the Senate District 33 seat. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1JaJXWh McAllister, R-Swartz, whose kissing scandal cost him re-election to the 5th Congressional District seat in 2014, told Gannett Louisiana on Friday in an exclusive interview he will run against state Sen. Mike Walsworth, R-West Monroe, for the Louisiana Senate District 33 seat.

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  20. Students move into resident halls at ULMRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The News-Star

    With a lot of help from a lot of new friends, students began moving into the residents halls at the University of Louisiana at Monroe on Friday. Many student organizations including Greeks and athletes pitched in a helping hand with the moving chores Students move into resident halls at ULM With a lot of help from a lot of new friends, students began moving into the residents halls at the University of Louisiana at Monroe on Friday.

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