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Negotiators reach budget deal

Negotiators reach budget deal
BATON ROUGE — Lawmakers negotiating next year’s $25 billion budget struck a tentative deal Wednesday that includes a $69 million increase in public school funding, in a compromise they hope can get enough support to keep them out of a special session.
 
The hand-shake agreement for the 2013-14 budget was reached among nine legislative leaders and backed by Gov. Bobby Jindal, in the waning hours of the two-month legislative session.
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Jury denies NAACP request

Jury denies NAACP request

"Denied," was the answer unanimously given by the Webster Parish Police Jury to the NAACP after the organization requested an apology from the public body for a lynching ...

Last Updated ( June 05, 2013 )

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Police chase ends in crash

Police chase ends in crash

A Homer man took law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase that reached 100 miles per hour before his vehicle crashed.

According to Troop G State Troopers' reports, J...

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Angela Brown, RT wins 2013 Mercy Award

Angela Brown, RT wins 2013 Mercy Award

Angela Brown, RT, Director of Radiology at Minden Medical Center has been awarded the 2013 Mercy Award.

The annual Mercy Award is voted upon by peers and given to a deserv...

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Walk raises money for Teen Challenge

Walk raises money  for Teen Challenge

The second annual walk-a-thon benefiting Teen Challenge took place Saturday, with more than 60 people participating. The non-profit was able to raise more than $9,000 wit...

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Minden City Council awards property bids

Minden City Council awards property bids

Members of the Minden City Council turned around some adjudicated property and made a little cash for the city in the process at last night's council meeting.

"We want the...

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Marguerite Allen to speak to Lions Club

Marguerite Allen, MA, Bone Marrow Coordinator for LifeShare Blood Centers, will be the guest speaker Thursday at the Minden Lions Club.

When she first returned to the work...

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