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Gubernatorial candidate talks budget at luncheon

Gubernatorial candidate talks budget at luncheon

State Rep. John Bel Edwards had some good news and some bad news about the $24.6 billion budget passed by the legislature in its session which ended in June.

"The good news is we passed a budget," Edwards told members of the Minden Lions Club Thursday. "The bad news, our economists say next year if revenue comes in as projected, we face a $991 million shortfall."
Edwards, who has announced his intentions to run for governor in 2015, said the legislature faced several issues while putting together a budget package.

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Reynolds announces bid for ward marshal

Reynolds announces bid for ward marshal

Life-long Webster Parish resident Dustin W. Reynolds has announced his bid for candidacy in the November 4 election for Minden City-Ward I Marshal.

Reynolds, an 18-year la...

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ABC says Rosie O'Donnell is back on ‘The View’

NEW YORK — Rosie O'Donnell will return to ABC's "The View" this September for a most unexpected second act.

ABC announced Thursday, via Twitter, that O'Donnell will join W...

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'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 19 Emmy nods

'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 19 Emmy nods

LOS ANGELES — The fantasy saga "Game of Thrones," defying the Emmy Awards' grudging respect for genre fare, emerged as the leader in the nominations announced Thursday wi...

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Webster Fire District 7 expands fleet, purchases new equipment

Webster Fire District 7 expands fleet, purchases new equipment

DIXIE INN — Residents in a 72 square mile area around Dixie Inn can feel a little safer now that Webster Fire District 7 has put their bond money to good use.

Fire chief B...

Last Updated ( July 10, 2014 )

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Deputies: Woman growing marijuana in back yard

Deputies: Woman growing marijuana in back yard

A parish woman's green thumb landed her in trouble with the law Tuesday when deputies allegedly found a marijuana plant growing in a pot outside her residence.

Webster Par...

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Pack the Bus begins next week

Pack the Bus begins next week

ConocoPhillips' north Louisiana production office is teaming up with the Webster Parish School Board and other local corporate sponsors to host the 6th annual Back-to-Sch...

Last Updated ( July 10, 2014 )

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