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Ruston, Louisiana is located in Lincoln Parish. Zip codes in Ruston, LA include 71272, 71273, and 71270. The median home price in Ruston is $145,000. More Ruston information.

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8 hrs ago | The News-Star

Ruston student named LA Student of the Year

A Lincoln Parish fifth-grader has been named the Louisiana Elementary Student of the Year.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Advocate

Louisiana a Students of the Yeara for 2014 recognized

Students from schools in Mandeville, Chauvin and Ruston beat out their peers Wednesday to win recognition as Louisiana Students of the Year for 2014 for high, middle and elementary schools respectively.

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The Times

Domestic violence fight takes a blow

Last week's surprising announcement that Providence House will shutter its domestic violence and safe house program here serves as a serious wake-up call to the whole of northwest Louisiana of how underserved the issue of domestic violence is for a region of our population.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The News-Star

Gallot brings Ruston students to Capitol

When state Sen. Rick Gallot visited with Ruston High School students as part of the Legislators Back to School program, he wanted them to know their voices can make a difference in government.

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The Town Talk

Congressman McAllister seeking family counseling

Fifth District U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister continued to dodge constituents Monday, ditching a scheduled appearance at the North Central Louisiana Tea Party meeting in Ruston in favor of family counseling.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Officials call rural road repairs important for economy and safety

The Quality Surface Program is a three-year, $425 million initiative to repair 1,100 miles of rural roads across the state such as Louisiana 841.

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The Town Talk

Louisiana's rural roads getting help from $425M bond program

MONROE, La. -- Driving on rural Louisiana highways, vehicles bounce now and then, dipping into potholes and back out.

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The News-Star

Hometown News

Birthdays Ken Bryan, Calhoun; Robert H. Martin, Ruston; Jeanetta Marzell, 57, Monroe; Janet Nolan, Monroe; Dylan Roberts, 13, Mangham; Coach Lane Welch, 30, West Monroe Anniversary J.E. and Charlotte Brown, West Monroe Sunday The Northeast Louisiana Genealogy and Historical Society meets at 2:30 p.m. at the Ouachita Parish Public Library Main ... (more)

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Town Talk

Huey P. Long Medical Center closure moves forward

The pending closure of Huey P. Long Medical Center in Pineville is moving ahead, with the latest step coming with Senate approval.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

NOLA.com

Louisiana House quickly passes bill to restrict mesothelioma, latent disease cases: Snapshot

Plaintiffs in asbestos exposure cases would be restricted to filing in the parish where the exposure took place, in a bill passed quickly through the Louisiana House on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Advocate

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The appropriately named American paint horse could one day become the official state horse of Louisiana thanks to a bill currently under consideration in the Legislature.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Times

Louisiana Tech president to be installed Tuesday

Leslie K. Guice will be formally installed as the 14th president of Louisiana Tech University at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Howard Center for the Performing Arts.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Times

La. Tech College of Education to host graduate program info session in Shreveport

RUSTON - Louisiana Tech University's College of Education will hold a Graduate Program Information Session Wednesday, April 9 at 4 p.m. at Louisiana Tech's Shreveport Center located at 8028 Shrevepark Drive.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

The nation's weather

A cold frontal boundary extended from the western Gulf Coast to the central Great Lakes on Friday, while a weaker cold front skimmed across the West Coast.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Summitt era at La. Tech opens with DeMoss hiring

Tyler Summitt smiles during a press conference where it was formally announced that he will take over as the new Louisiana Tech women's basketball coach, Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in Ruston, La.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Times

Percussion Studio at Louisiana Tech plans month of musical events

RUSTON - Louisiana Tech University's Percussion Studio is planning a variety of events for the month of April, including a performance by internationally known guest artist, an ensemble festival and a percussion clinic.

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The Town Talk

Louisiana Tech hires Tyler Summitt to coach Techsters

RUSTON -- Louisiana Tech Athletics Director Tommy McClelland will introduce Tyler Summitt as the sixth head coach in Lady Techster basketball history during a press conference scheduled for noon on Wednesday in the Jarrell Room of the Charles Wyly Athletic Center.

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NOLA.com

Bill to restrict mesothelioma, latent disease cases approved in committee: Snapshot

Workers for the EE&G company seal bags containing asbestos taken out of a flooded apartment building.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

The News-Star

Troop F reopens one lane of I-20 in Ruston

Louisiana State Police have reopened one lane of Interstate 20 westbound traffic in Ruston following an accident involving and 18-wheelers this morning.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Times

La. Tech's College of Engineering and Science honors outstanding students, faculty

RUSTON - Louisiana Tech University's College of Engineering and Science has announced its 2014 Outstanding Students and Faculty.

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