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Obama proposals face quick opposition

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama set up high-stakes clashes with Republicans over guns, immigration, taxes and climate change in a State of the Union address that showcased his determination to mark his legacy. Rep. Paul Ryan said Obama could better achieve his goals if he would get out of "campaign mode."

At the center of looming confrontations in Washington is a fight over the very role of government, with Obama pushing a raft of new initiatives to improve preschool programs and voting, boost manufacturing and research and development, raise the minimum wage and lower energy use. "It is our unfinished task to make sure that this government works on behalf of the many and not just the few," he said.

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Law Enforcement

Police Blotter: February 5 - 10

The following arrests were made by Minden Police the week of February 5 through February 10.

February 5

Kasey Kidd, 21, of the 2100 block of Dogwood Trail, was arrrested fo...

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Alleged thief caught

Alleged thief caught

Man arrested for stealing copper at Camp Minden

A local man has been arrested in an investigation of copper theft at Camp Minden.

According to Webster Parish Sheriff's inve...

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Claiborne Electric rounds up grant funds for local law

Claiborne Electric rounds up grant funds for local law

Webster Parish Sheriff's Office and Sibley Police Department were among a group of organizations and individuals that recently received grants totaling more than $22,000 ...

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Library programs Absolute Beginners

Patrons of the Webster Parish Library have given "outstanding" reviews to a new program, which started in January.

"We had our first Absolute Beginner Computer Class for a...

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Banquet tickets still up for grabs

Tickets are still available but going fast for next week's annual Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce membership banquet.

"We still have a limited number of seats ava...

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Shoe-shucking Walker runs

Shoe-shucking Walker runs

A Minden man, who shucked his shoes while trying to outrun police in a footchase, has been arrested on drug charges.

Zachariahe Walker, 17, of the 300 block of Shane Drive...

Last Updated ( February 12, 2013 )

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