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  1. Fort Polk battle moves to new frontsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Town Talk

    ... the Louisiana delegation is united on this issue." Tuesday's Army visit to Leesville, and concurrent events in Alexandria and Lake Charles, was the last chance for the public to participate in a process that could see the Army cut 70,000 troops or ...

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  2. Cold stays in area, but no ice expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Town Talk

    ... that moved into Central Louisiana Wednesday night. "It's going to stay pretty miserable." The record low for the Alexandria area on March 6 was 25 degrees, set way back in 1917. The lowest temperature ever recorded in March in the area was 22 ...

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  3. 3rd Circuit slams Woodworth over 2009 traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The News-Star

    ... returned, nor was a telephone message left Wednesday afternoon with Parker's attorney, Ed Larvadain III of Alexandria. The town of Woodworth had appealed an earlier decision that awarded Parker $30,000 for psychological suffering, as well as $193.61 ...

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  4. Bridge Closure: LA 8 BridgeRead the original story

    Yesterday | KLAX

    The Department of Transportation and Development District 08 Office in Alexandria advises that the Richard Thompson/LA 8 Bridge over the Red River [Boyce Bridge], is NOW CLOSED, effective 9:00 a.m. March 5, 2015. DOTD urges motorists to continue to use extra caution when traveling on roadways.

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  5. Republican legislators meet in Baton Rouge Thursday and Friday: What's on the agenda?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    ... table. "We are going to get down into the weeds on some of [the tax credits]," said state Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, who is head of the Republican caucus in the Louisiana House, about the retreat. The retreat's information sessions will focus ...

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  6. Juveniles face murder charges in Alexandria man's deathRead the original story

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Alexandria police say two juveniles have been booked with first-degree murder in the death of 21-year-old Kendrick Dewayne Hayes, who was found early Sunday in the City Park area. Police said in a news release received by The Town Talk detectives worked around the clock for three days to make the arrests of the unidentified 15- and 16-year-old juveniles.

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  7. Chuckwagon race set for NechesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... cooking. "It's kind of like, I don't know, Sturgess, but with horses instead of the bikes," Lorilee Lovell, of Alexandria, Louisiana, said. "We're horse lovers, No. 1. We have our horses, our campers, we're all likeminded people. Everybody loves ...

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  8. Cenla schools, some state offices closed on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Town Talk

    ... Center that was schedule for 8:30 a.m. Thursday. The new date is Thursday, March 19, at 8:30 a.m. The Abendmusik Alexandria event sponsored by the Arts Council of Central Louisiana also has been canceled. State offices in both Grant and Rapides are ...

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  9. Water boil advisory in effect for section of AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Town Talk

    Water boil advisory in effect for section of Alexandria A water boil advisory has been issued for the Earl Drive area of Alexandria. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: A water boil advisory has been issued for a section of Alexandria after a broken water pipe resulted in a blowout, Utility Director Michael Marcotte announced.

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  10. Fort Polk troop cuts opposed in community meeting, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NOLA.com

    An Army medic tries to shield a 'wounded' soldier during a combat training exercise at Fort Polk in 2003. , hoping for a 2013 repeat in convincing the U.S. Army to spare Fort Polk when deciding where to focus downsizing, The Town Talk newspaper in Alexandria reports.

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  11. Cenla residents, officials rally support for Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Town Talk

    ... half the personnel at the Vernon Parish base. At the listening session in Leesville, and concurrent events in Alexandria and Lake Charles, the community support stakeholders hope will play a big part in the Army's decision was on display. "This ...

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  12. Army urged to say 'yes' to Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Town Talk

    Army urged to say 'yes' to Fort Polk From a strategic standpoint and a community support standpoint, Fort Polk should be growing instead of possibly shrinking. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: That message was heard again and again Tuesday night during the Alexandria portion of the Army Listening Session on Fort Polk.

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  13. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A large crowd showed up Tuesday night for one of three listening sessions to oppose proposed cuts at Fort Polk. Tuesday night's meeting at Lake Charles Civic Center is one of three sessions going on simultaneously in Alexandria and Leesville.

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  14. 'The Walking Dead' Recap: 'Remember'-ing How to Live and To SurviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | TheCelebrityCafe

    That's what "Remember" was all about. Once the gang is welcomed with open arms into Alexandria by Deanna, their former congresswoman leader, they have to reacclimate themselves to civilized life as they try to figure out if Alexandria is more than meets the eye.

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  15. Forestry forum rescheduled for March 17 in AlexandriaRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | PressReleasePoint

    News Release Distributed 03/03/15 ALEXANDRIA, La. -The Central Louisiana Forestry Forum, canceled last month because of bad weather, has been rescheduled for March 17 at the LSU AgCenter Evacuation Shelter next to the LSU-A Campus on U.S. Highway 71 south of Alexandria.

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  16. Boyce man facing drug charges after disturbanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Town Talk

    A Boyce man is facing multiple drug charges after Alexandria police responded Monday to a hotel disturbance, according to police. Boyce man facing drug charges after disturbance A Boyce man is facing multiple drug charges after Alexandria police responded Monday to a hotel disturbance, according to police.

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  17. Forest Hill' author to speak at LSU-Eunice March 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... gift certificates as door prizes. The book details the history of Forest Hill, a town of about 800 people near Alexandria that's also home to 220-plus plant nurseries. Forest Hill has long been a favorite among gardeners and landscapers and ...

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  18. Stewart to become Rapides registrar; Spottsville honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Town Talk

    ... committee meetings, police jurors went into executive session to discuss the jury's lawsuit against the city of Alexandria over the Rapides Parish Coliseum parking lot. Read or Share this story: http://www.the ...

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  19. IHOP offering free pancakes Tuesday to encourage givingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Town Talk

    ... will give away millions of free pancakes for the occasion. More than 1,500 IHOP restaurants, including the one in Alexandria, will participate in the event which to date has raised $16 million for charity. For more information on National Pancake ...

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  20. Quick work uncovers heart threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... event," said Dr. R. Chance DeWitt, heart surgeon at Louisiana Cardiovascular and Thoracic Institute in Alexandria, La. "Fifty or 60 years ago, nothing could have been done." The condition often is misdiagnosed as a heart attack or other issue ...

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