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  1. Mayor Mayo discusses controversial ordinance and the 2014-2015 fiscal year budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Monroe City council member Ray Armstrong is proposing an ordinance limiting government spending within a year to a single vendor up to five thousand dollars without a contract to be approved by the council. Current regulations require council approval on material purchases more than $20,000 and approval on professional service contracts more than $30,000.

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  2. I love this! Very PowerfulRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | K99FM

    I 'm from Greenwood, MS originally. I graduated from Greenwood High School, Go Bulldogs! I lived in Monroe, LA for a number of years and also in Jackson, MS.

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  3. Administration: Armstrong ordinance will shut down cityRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The News-Star

    Administration: Armstrong ordinance will shut down city The ordinance would require council to approve all purchases with a vendor over $5,000. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1C7WHvF Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo and Director of Administration David Barnes Jr. address the media at a press briefing.

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  4. ULM history professor pens Native American history textbookRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Dr. Roger Carpenter, associate professor of history at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, is celebrating the release of his fourth book, "Times are Altered with us." The newest title-part of the Wiley-Blackwell Native American Series-takes a look at the first three centuries of relationships between Native Americans and Europeans.

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  5. Bayou Wood Pellet Plant CEO speaks against DEQ allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    We continue our coverage tonight of environmental concerns surrounding Bayou Wood Pellet Plant in West Monroe. Those living near the plant say dust from the facility has covered their homes and vehicles and the DEQ says the business is violating some regulations.

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  6. Man leads OPSO on chase down Highway 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Saturday afternoon, deputies were searching for Steven Baker, 31, of Monroe, to bring him in for a mental health evaluation. Officers spotted his vehicle traveling on Stubbs Vinson Road, and when they attempted to pull him over Baker sped away.

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  7. ULM professor pens Native American history textRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The News-Star

    ULM professor pens Native American history text Book covers early years of Native American interactions with Europeans Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1C2ECPE Roger Carpenter, in his office, is author of "Times are Altered with us," a textbook of Native American interaction with Europeans through the end of the 18 century. An associate professor of history at the University of Louisiana at Monroe has written a new textbook that examines the first three centuries of relationships between Native Americans and Europeans.

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  8. Jazz sign Elijah Millsap to multiyear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NBA.com

    ... Valley on Nov. 18). He scored in double figures on 18 occasions and recorded 20-plus points in 12 games. A native of Monroe, La., Millsap played two seasons at Louisiana-Lafayette (2006-08) before transferring to University of Alabama at Birmingham ...

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  9. University Of Louisiana-Monroe Wins FLW College Fishing Southern...Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | FLW Outdoors

    The University of Louisiana-Monroe team of Tyler Craig of Frierson, La., and Brian Eaton of Monroe, La., won the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference event on Sam Rayburn with five bass weighing 29 pounds, 5 ounces. BROOKELAND, Texas - The University of Louisiana-Monroe team of Tyler Craig of Frierson, La., and Brian Eaton of Monroe, La Saturday with five bass weighing 29 pounds, 5 ounces the heaviest one-day five-bass limit ever weighed in FLW College Fishing history.

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  10. Georgia Southern beats La.-Monroe 57-53, for 1st in Sun BeltRead the original story

    Saturday | USA Today

    Georgia Southern beats La.-Monroe 57-53, for 1st in Sun Belt Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1JCNeeT MONROE, La. - Jelani Hewitt drained back-to-back 3-pointers late in the game as Georgia Southern defeated Louisiana-Monroe 57-53, claiming first place in the Sun Belt Conference and knocking the Warhawks a half-game back on Saturday night.

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  11. ULM wins FLW College Fishing Southern Conference openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The University of Louisiana-Monroe team of Tyler Craig of Frierson, and Brian Eaton of Monroe, won the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference event on Sam Rayburn Reservoir Saturday with five bass weighing 29 pounds, 5 ounces - the heaviest one-day five-bass limit ever weighed in FLW College Fishing history. The victory earned the club $2,000 and advanced the team to the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference Championship tournament.

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  12. ULM honors ViningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The News-Star

    The University of Louisiana at Monroe honors Mike Vining for his 402 wins during his tenure as the university's basketball coach. ULM honors Vining The University of Louisiana at Monroe honors Mike Vining for his 402 wins during his tenure as the university's basketball coach.

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  13. For Monroe's Scotty Robinson, politics is a family affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... I would run for it, but that's something I would consider." Robinson said that if state Rep. Frank Hoffmann , R-West Monroe, runs and wins re-election in 2015, he will consider running for that seat at the end of that term. Term limits would keep ...

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  14. Former players credit Vining in own coaching journeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The News-Star

    ... Burnette's recruiting opportunities included Craig, whose living room he sat in as he lured the point guard to be Monroe. Since returning to Carroll as its head coach, Burnette has guided the C-Dogs to the Class 3A state title in 2013 and 2011. "He ...

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  15. WMHS and OPHS girls clash in basketball actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The News-Star

    WMHS and OPHS girls clash in basketball action West Monroe and Ouachita girls meet in basketball action at WMHS on Friday.

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  16. LifeStrauss Senior CalendarStrauss Senior CalendarEvents for the...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | The News-Star

    ... and March 17th (St. Patrick's Day) - for fun and refreshments at Carolyn Rose Strauss Senior Center on Ferrand in Monroe. Mark your calendar now! The Classic Country Band will be playing at the Carolyn Rose Strauss Senior Center in Monroe on ...

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  17. Finding good wine at a good priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The News-Star

    Finding good wine at a good price Follow food engagement editor Michele Marcotte as she explores Louisiana's wine culture one bottle at a time. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1BSMKC6 Tonore's Wine Cellar in Monroe.

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  18. Warrant Issued for Burglary Suspect for Andre Dewayne ShawRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Ouachita Sheriff's Investigators are looking for Andre Dewayne Shaw, age 18, of Monroe. He has been identified as a suspect in local burglaries.

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  19. Monroe woman pleads guilty to stealing $200K in benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley says 53-year-old Cassandra D. Eillis entered the conditional plea Wednesday to one count of theft of government funds before U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen L. Hayes. Finley says the plea will become final when accepted by U.S. District Judge Robert G. James.

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  20. Mardi Gras parade economic value called into questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The News-Star

    ... The fun is as electric as the lights and sound systems emitting from the floats. But a new study commissioned by the Monroe-West Monroe Convention and Visitors Bureau on the economic impact of the parade throws some cold water on the notion that the ...

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