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Jul 31st

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Teacher evaluations at center of strike

CHICAGO — Educators in Los Angeles just signed a new deal with the city's school district. So, too, did teachers in Boston. Both require performance evaluations based in part on how well students succeed, a system that's making its debut in Cleveland.

So what's the problem in Chicago, where 25,000 teachers in the nation's third-largest district have responded to an impatient mayor's demand that teacher evaluations be tied to student performance by walking off the job for the first time in 25 years?

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First of its kind, NYC proposal to crack down on super-sized sodas goes to vote today

NEW YORK (AP) — One of New York City's most ambitious efforts to prod residents to live healthier appears poised to pass as a health panel takes up a plan to cut down sal...

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Ward I Civil Suits

The following civil suits were filed in Minden City Court - Ward One, the week ending August 24.

Capital One Bank vs. Marcie L. Martindale, Open Account

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Local News

Patrons ante up for museum

Patrons ante up for museum


Auction totals still coming in

Monies from the Dorcheat Historical Association Museum's Gala Fundraiser are still coming in, but more than 150 persons passed through the m...

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Local News

Videos guide police to thief

Videos guide police to thief

Security footage from the parking lot of a local discount store was key in catching a man who was allegedly stealing items from vehicles belonging to shoppers.

Lorenzo Alf...

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