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  1. Cenla families march for babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The Town Talk

    Walkers gathered at the Alexandria Downtown Amphitheater for the kickoff at 10 a.m., but the 2.5 mile walk got started a little earlier to beat the rain. Cenla families march for babies Walkers gathered at the Alexandria Downtown Amphitheater for the kickoff at 10 a.m., but the 2.5 mile walk got started a little earlier to beat the rain.

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  2. Cabrini volunteers serve as mentorsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | The Town Talk

    ... of the year. In the end, the auxiliary board could not decide between the two volunteers who have worked at the Alexandria hospital since the 1970s. The volunteer title was not the first thing the two ladies shared, either. The 92-year-olds both ...

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  3. Pineville native visiting home with French Gospel ChoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Town Talk

    ... in France. The French Choir accompanied by pianist Scott Sontag, a Pineville native, will make a stop in Alexandria this weekend for a concert at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Alexandria on Sunday. The group's first American tour has been a dream of ...

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  4. Summer forecast filled with kids campsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Town Talk

    Summer forecast filled with kids camps The City of Alexandria gave families a look at what's going on for kids this summer. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Kara Edwards from the Alexandria T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum talks during Thursday's "Summer Splash" to Jackie Robinson and her grandkids and neighbor Darryl Nealy about the museum's summer camps.

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  5. Humid Today-Storms Late TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... the 80s this afternoon. A front is draped across the central part of Louisiana allowing temperatures north of Alexandria to drop into the 60s. Scattered showers and a few storms will develop this afternoon with daytime heating. These will be hit and ...

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  6. Alexandria council adopts budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Town Talk

    Alexandria council adopts budget Handful of amendments finalize $220 million budget Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Melinda Martinez/mmartinez@thetowntalk.com Chuck Fowler was re-elected Tuesday to a third consecutive term as president of the Alexandria City Council. ANI City Council Councilman Chuck Fowler was elected president of the Alexandria City Council Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015.

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  7. LSU of Alexandria prepares to file for financial exigencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Town Talk

    LSU of Alexandria prepares to file for financial exigency Cuts to state higher ed could lead LSUA, other schools to declare academic bankruptcy. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Louisiana State University of Alexandria is facing the possibility of extreme budget cuts from the state legislature the way many people face an impending hurricane - hope for the best but prepare for the worst.

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  8. Community News, April 23, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Advocate

    ... Parish Republican Women attended the Louisiana Federation of Republican Women Biennial Convention March 27-29 in Alexandria, where they won nine awards in outstanding leadership. Awards included first place in campaign volunteer hours, membership ...

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  9. Expanded port for Rapides Parish to get new nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... rors said the expanded port's name should reflect all of Central Louisiana or all of Rapides Parish, and not just Alexandria.

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  10. U.S. Mint unveils Kisatchie coin in Alexandria ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Town Talk

    U.S. Mint unveils Kisatchie coin in Alexandria ceremony The U.S. Mint released the Louisiana coin in the America the Beautiful quarters series. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Peg Booty and husband Dean Booty exchange for quarters featuring the Kisatchie National Forest at the official coin launch held Wednesday at the Riverfront Center in downtown Alexandria.

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  11. Walking Dead Spoilers: 2 New Characters - Heath? Jesus? Dwight? Negan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRAV-FM Tulsa

    ... either one of these characters is based on the comic book, since there are tons of people we still haven't met in Alexandria, and it's possible we'll even meet more of The Wolves, or even some people from  Morgan Jones ' ( Lennie James ) past ...

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  12. Louisiana lawmakers on House labor committee kill pay equity billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    ... it's unintentional or not, pay discrimination is nonetheless discrimination. Republican Rep. Lance Harris, of Alexandria, said the pay disparity statistics were skewed. The scales could be tipped by men who work in lucrative - and male-dominated - ...

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  13. Kisatchie Forest Quarter LaunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Town Talk

    ANI Quarter Launch Eddie Taylor, Kisatchie Forest supervisor, and Tony Tooke, U.S. Forest Service Regional Forester, hand out quarters to local students attending the quarter launch for the quarter featuring the Kisatchie National Forest. Students under the age of 18 were each given a quarter at the event held Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the Riverfront Center in downtown Alexandria.-Melinda Martinez/mmartinez@thetowntalk.com Kisatchie Forest Quarter Launch ANI Quarter Launch Eddie Taylor, Kisatchie Forest supervisor, and Tony Tooke, U.S. Forest Service Regional Forester, hand out quarters to local students attending the quarter launch for the quarter featuring the Kisatchie National Forest.

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  14. Coca-Cola Bottling Company United To Expand TerritoryRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... will assume territories in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi. These territories are as follows: Alexandria, Louisiana; Monroe, Louisiana; Natchez, Mississippi; New Iberia, Louisiana; New Orleans, Louisiana; Shreveport, Louisiana; ...

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  15. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United to assume territories across four statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Business Journal

    ... in the Southeast. The company announced this week, if definitive agreements are reached in 2015, it will assume Alexandria, La., Monroe La., New Orleans, La., Shreveport, La., Natchez, Miss., Valdosta, Ga. and Tallahassee, Fla. Coca-Cola Bottling ...

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  16. Celebration of Philanthropy salutes givers in communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Town Talk

    ... time and resources to worthwhile causes and raises awareness about those causes. At Tuesday's Rotary Club of Alexandria meeting, several local people who volunteer, donate or serve on boards shared their experiences and philosophies on philanthropy. ...

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  17. Hammond expands smoking ban to bars and bingo hallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... electronic smoking devices like e-cigarettes which include nicotine - in bars, bingo halls and hotels as well. Alexandria became the first city to expand the scope of the state's smoke-free law in 2011. Seven other cities across the state followed ...

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  18. 0218seatbelt2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... overtime to enforce the state's seat belt law with a focus on pickup trucks." Officials launched the campaign in Alexandria, the heart of a region where only an estimated 52.3 percent of pickup truck drivers use seat belts, based on data from the ...

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  19. Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches staging high school...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Times-Picayune

    ... men's college head coaches Johnny Jones of LSU, Stacy Hollowell of Loyola University and Larry Cordaro of LSU-Alexandria, along with men's college assistant coaches Charlie Leonard of LSU and Kevin Johnson of the University of Louisiana at ...

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  20. Proposed city budget would ease burden on Utility FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Town Talk

    Proposed city budget would ease burden on Utility Fund Alexandria's Utility Fund may lower its contribution to General Fund operations. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: The city of Alexandria's power plant is making way for seven new generating units in a project expected to be complete in February 2016.

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