Minden Press-Herald

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Jul 31st

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Oil prices rise ahead of consumer survey

The price of oil rose to near $93 a barrel on Tuesday, lifted by expectations of improved consumer confidence in the U.S. and supply concerns tied to new sanctions against Iran.

By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for November delivery was up 94 cents to $92.87 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract fell 96 cents to finish at $91.93 per barrel on Monday. Worries about weaker economic growth dragged down prices because slower economies mean less demand for oil.

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Veteran AP reporter Mary Foster dies at 68

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mary Foster, a veteran Associated Press reporter who wrote about everything from New Orleans' love affair with food, Mardi Gras and Saints football to ...

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Golden Blitz

Golden Blitz

Let the building of dream and home begin

The Golden Blitz build is happening Thursday and volunteers are needed to help make Nancy Windham's dream come true.

When Nancy los...

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Local News

One pulls knife on school campus

One pulls knife on school campus

Two local teens are in trouble with the law after taking a personal spat to a school campus.

Emmanuelle Lyons, 17, of the 800 block of Durwood, was arrested for carrying a...

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Local News

One pulls knife on school campus

One pulls knife on school campus

Two local teens are in trouble with the law after taking a personal spat to a school campus.

Emmanuelle Lyons, 17, of the 800 block of Durwood, was arrested for carrying a...

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Local News

‘Birdies Fore Babies’ coming up

Bringing life into the world can be amazing, but it may also be stressful, which is why Northwest Louisiana Pregnancy Care Center is having their second annual "Birdies F...

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Reminders: September 24

Forum

NAACP's Minden Branch is sponsoring a candidate forum for District Judge that will be held at 6 p.m. today at the 14th District Building, 123 Bailey Street. Candidat...

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