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  1. Where will Ouachita Parish finish in District 2-5A?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Times-Picayune

    Ouachita Parish is gearing up for another try for the District 2-5A title after missing the mark with a 2-3 district record last season. The Times-Picayune's Preseason Top 50, ahead of last year's district runner-up, Ruston.

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  2. Counting down Louisiana football's Preseason Top 50 for 2015: No. 42 RustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Times-Picayune

    The Times-Picayune will reveal its 2015 Preseason Top 50, ranking Louisiana's top prep football teams, regardless of classification. Every day, our prep staff will give a brief look into what's to come in 2015 by profiling one team, culminating with No.

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  3. Jim Kleinpeter talks Anthony Jennings, LSU QBs with The Sports Company: PodcastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | NOLA.com

    LSU quarterbacks are always a hot topic. Listen up as I break it down with Ruston radio host Santoria Black of The Sports Company on ESPN 97.7. Junior Anthony Jennings' arrest last has thrown a monkey wrench into the situation and may have opened the door for Brandon Harris .

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  4. Tough day for Louisiana spellersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Einstein Charter School sixth grader Tien Thuy Niguyen, 12, nailed her first word at Wednesday's Scripps National Spelling Bill oral completion, spelling "eulogy" correctly. But she couldn't spell urushiol - an oily allergen found in some plants.

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  5. National spelling bee begins: Measure your skills by taking last year's written testRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | NOLA.com

    So, you want to see how you'd do if you were one of the 285 contestants in this week's Scripps National Spelling Bee ? Here's the 2014 spelling bee's written test , which measures spelling and vocabulary skills. The performance in the written test helps determines whether contestants who correctly spell the three works given them in the first oral rounds of the spelling bee advance to round 4 and possibly beyond.

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  6. Covington's art scene changing with closing, opening of galleriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Second Saturday Art Walks in Covington have always been a highlight of the city's cultural offerings. Galleries throw open their doors each month, inviting the public to see the latest work by north shore artists, some with long-established careers, and others that are up-and-coming.

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  7. Zaxby's to open first New Orleans-area restaurant in CovingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The Zaxby's restaurant chain plans to open its first southeast Louisiana location on South Tyler Street in Covington, city officials said. Mayor Mike Cooper said the company has purchased property on the north-south thoroughfare near the intersection of Louisiana 1085 - also known as Bootlegger Road - on which it will build a new restaurant.

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  8. 4 Louisiana residents rescued from Nepal after deadly earthquake, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Four Louisiana residents were rescued from Nepal Thursday after having been trapped there since a deadly earthquake struck the area nearly a week ago, The Monroe News Star reports. The climbing death toll of the disaster currently sits at around 5,000.

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  9. Latest results from 'Liars and Lunkers' fishing tournament: Pearl River Town TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    High, swiftly-moving, muddy water was reported by most anglers who stayed in the Pearl River system to fish. It took a long boat ride in rough water for the father and son team of Jason and Trenton Pittman to win.

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  10. Louisiana lawmaker wants to give more power to the people at the ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | NOLA.com

    State Sen. Rick Gallot, D-Ruston, has proposed a constitutional amendment that would let voters petition for ballot initiatives to make new laws or amend the state constitution, bypassing the state legislature. A state lawmaker from north Louisiana wants to give citizens more power to govern by letting voters pitch and pass legislation at the ballot, effectively bypassing the state legislature.

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  11. SAE investigating racism allegations at Louisiana Tech, University of Texas chaptersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | NOLA.com

    The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity said Thursday it was investigating racism allegations at universities in Louisiana and Texas after hearing that young men at two schools sang or knew of the same racist chant caught on video in Oklahoma last weekend. Spokesman Brandon Weghorst said the chapter at the University of Texas at Austin was being "fully cooperative" and that a probe at Louisiana Tech in Ruston was in its early stages.

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  12. Shaw Group insider trading allegations lead to another federal indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Billy Adcox Jr. of Ruston was indicted on federal charges based on allegations he engaged in insider trading with a friend whose brother-in-law was a former executive at The Shaw Group, related to the company's July 2010 sale to CB&I, federal prosecutors announced Thursday, March 5, 2015. Another person was indicted on federal charges this week based on allegations he profited from insider trading related to the 2012 sale of The Shaw Group to Chicago Bridge and Iron Company.

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  13. 5 Louisiana men's college basketball teams with a chance at earning an NCAA Tournament berthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | NOLA.com

    In reality, the Tigers are the only team in Louisiana with a realistic chance of earning an at-large NCAA Tournament berth. LSU has home games with Ole Miss and Tennessee and finishes the regular season at Arkansas.

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  14. No. 2 state-ranked Jesuit bats around twice in first inning of win against Grace KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The final score of Jesuit baseball opener against Grace King at Kirsch-Rooney looked more like football game at Tad Gormley Stadium. The Blue Jays scored 19 runs in the first inning and beat Grace King 30-0 in a non-district game Tuesday.

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  15. Shaw Group insider trading allegations lead to another federal indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Dr. Jesse Roberts III of Ruston was indicted on federal charges based on allegations he engaged in insider trading with his brother, a former executive at The Shaw Group, related to the company's July 2010 sale to CB&I, federal prosecutors announced Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. Another person was indicted on federal charges this week based on allegations he profited from insider trading related to the 2012 sale of The Shaw Group to Chicago Bridge and Iron Company.

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  16. LSU the only Louisiana men's college basketball program with a good NCAA Tournament shot right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | NOLA.com

    University of Louisiana-Lafayette players celebrate after winning last year's Sun Belt Conference tournament and the accompanying NCAA Tournament berth. The Cajuns will likely have to win the tournament again to get back in the NCAA Tournament.

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  17. Louisiana Tech men's basketball off to hot start with guard Raheem Appleby leading the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | NOLA.com

    It's hard to decide what to be more impressed with about the Louisiana Tech men's basketball, its 3-0 Conference USA start with all games being played on the road or senior guard Raheem Appleby, who has rarely missed from the field in league action. Either way, it's an impressive beginning for the Bulldogs, who meet UAB, also 3-0 in C-USA, Thursday night in Ruston.

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  18. Delta Regional Authority launches entrepreneur pitch competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The Delta Regional Authority announced on Thursday the inaugural Delta Challenge, a entrepreneurship pitch contest designed to boost entrepreneurialism in the South. In launching the contest, the DRA has partnered with New Orleans' Idea Village, pictured here.

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  19. Charles Tubre, an advocate for people with disabilities, dies at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Charles Tubre, an advocate for disabled people who worked from his wheelchair to make transportation, housing and the New Orleans Museum of Art's Sculpture Garden accessible to them, died Dec. 18 of heart failure at Tulane Medical Center. He was 73. A native of Oakdale, Mr. Tubre was paralyzed as the result of a spinal-cord injury he suffered in a diving accident when he was 14. He came to New Orleans to attend the University of New Orleans so he could take advantage of a state plan to help people with severe disabilities attend school.

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  20. Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries releases top WMAs for annual deer harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Not only does Jackson Bienville Wildlife Management Area have plenty of deer, it's also got some quality bucks. Brad Doughty shot this 150-class 11-point during the rut in 2012.

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