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  1. Hospitals work to give babies healthier startRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The News-Star

    Hospitals work to give babies healthier start March of Dimes recognizes two local hospitals for reducing early births Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1wJWVUo Morehouse General Hospital was recognized with St. Francis Medical Center Thursday by the March of Dimes for their efforts to reduce early elective births. Local hospitals are working to reduce the number of births from elective inductions and cesarean deliveries performed before 39 weeks to give babies a healthier start.

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  2. NOVA changes lives, meets workforce needsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The News-Star

    NOVA changes lives, meets workforce needs Barbara Freeman recounts her story during a breakfast celebration Thursday. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tFHhcI When Barbara Freeman told a gripping story about her broken life and desire to overcome her past during last year's annual NOVA Workforce Institute Employer Breakfast, the audience was as emotional as she was.

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  3. LSU's "tougher" East schedule could give it an SEC titleRead the original story

    Wednesday | The News-Star

    LSU's "tougher" East schedule could give it an SEC title LSU's "tougher" East schedule could give it an SEC title Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1wEYpiN BATON ROUGE - One of the cooler things about Southeastern Conference football is how most things tend to even out over time. So, careful what you complain about, it could come back to help you.

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  4. Locals search for hottest Halloween costumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The News-Star

    Locals search for hottest Halloween costumes Locals shop for Halloween costumes Wednesday at Spirit Halloween on Well Road in West Monroe.

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  5. OPSO investigates WM credit union robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The News-Star

    Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office investigates a robbery Wednesday at Centric Federal Credit Union at Wallace and Arkansas roads in West Monroe. The suspect is still at large and is described as a male wearing dark clothing.

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  6. OPSO working credit union robbery in WMRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The News-Star

    OPSO working credit union robbery in WM According to scanner reports, a credit union near Dean Chapel Road was robbed. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1wDnxq1 The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a suspected robbery near Dean Chapel Road in West Monroe.

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  7. Monroe City Council approves mobile food vendorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The News-Star

    Monroe City Council approves mobile food vendors Ordinance sets up locations where they can operate Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1wAWGLp A controversial ordinance that would allow mobile food vendors to operate within the city of Monroe passed City Council Tuesday night with a vote of 3-1. The ordinance, written by council Chairman Ray Armstrong, is similar to one that was introduced earlier this year that failed to pass after citizens and Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo expressed their grievances.

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  8. Abraham leads, Dasher makes move in 5th District pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The News-Star

    Abraham leads, Dasher makes move in 5th District poll Republican doctor leads Mayo, McAllister while Dasher improves by 4 percent. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1wzrdJp Republican Ralph Abraham has surged into the lead in the 5th Congressional District race, while "Duck Dynasty" cousin Zach Dasher also made a move and incumbent U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister has slipped to third, according to the latest poll from The Glascock Group.

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  9. Emergency workers care for accident victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The News-Star

    Emergency responders work the scene of a two-vehicle wreck Monday afternoon at the intersection of Texas Avenue and 18th Street in Monroe. At least three accident victims were transported to area hospitals.

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  10. Students welcome Rep. Jackson for career discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The News-Star

    Rep. Katrina Jackson, D-Monroe, talks to sixth grade students at J.S. Clark Magnet School Monday about her careers as an attorney and a state representative. Students welcome Rep. Jackson for career discussion Rep. Katrina Jackson, D-Monroe, talks to sixth grade students at J.S. Clark Magnet School Monday about her careers as an attorney and a state representative.

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  11. Monroe to take measures against - brain-eating amoeba'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The News-Star

    Monroe to take measures against 'brain-eating amoeba' City's water system will undergo a 60-day chlorine burn starting around Nov. 12. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1wvGqLH Monroe Public Works director Tom Janway and Mayor Jamie Mayo discuss the city's efforts to prevent exposure of a brain-eating amoeba in the city's water system. The city will conduct a chlorine burn for about 60 days in an effort to fight the organism that's been found in some south Louisiana water systems.

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  12. Dardenne coming to Monroe, will discuss tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The News-Star

    Dardenne coming to Monroe, will discuss tourism Lieutenant governor seeking thoughts and vision from area citizens. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1wvLj7z The event will take place from 1:30-3 p.m. Tuesday at Chennault Aviation and Military Museum, 701 Kansas Lane.

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  13. Damien moves into Knockout Round on The VoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | The News-Star

    Monroe native Damien Lawson, who goes by Damien professionally, will compete in a Knockout Round this week on "The Voice." According to NBC.com, Damien moves into Knockout Round on The Voice Monroe native Damien Lawson, who goes by Damien professionally, will compete in a Knockout Round this week on "The Voice."

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  14. Landrieu, Maness to again debate without CassidyRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 26 | The News-Star

    Landrieu, Maness to again debate without Cassidy Debate will be broadcast at 7 p.m. Monday Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1wtREQR New Orleans television station WWL is moving forward with its Monday night U.S. Senate candidate debate featuring incumbent Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu and Republican challenger Rob Maness, but without U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy. WWL said Cassidy has rejected several invitations to participate, just as he did for two other planned televised debates.

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  15. MPD K-9 officer makes escapeRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 26 | The News-Star

    According to Assistant Police Chief Don Bartley, Ducko, a Belgium Malinois, was working the night shift with officer Jared Desadier. Ducko, pronounced Dooco, is described as having a black face and a fawn-colored body.

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  16. Officials working up the storm 'guesstimate'Read the original story

    Saturday Oct 25 | The News-Star

    Having already left a debris field in its wake, a tornado carrying winds up to 110 mph, at times 300 yards wide, bore down on West Monroe High School. Almost two weeks later, officials are hard at work to determined whether the loss will meet the damage threshold under the Federal Emergency Management Administration guidelines to apply for federal assistance.

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  17. India is a place of wonderful extremesRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 25 | The News-Star

    No lights, no phones, no computers, no customers, no sense in being open. Just as I finally decided to lock up Monroe Travel Service and head home, I India is a place of wonderful extremes No lights, no phones, no computers, no customers, no sense in being open.

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  18. ULM United Way kickoff scheduled for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | The News-Star

    ULM United Way kickoff scheduled for Tuesday School's 2013 campaign raised $32,000. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1woCFYh The United Way of Northeast Louisiana kicked off its 2014 campaign in September with a pep rally in West Monroe.

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  19. Former local priest accused of child molestationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | The News-Star

    UPDATE: Former local priest accused of child molestation Abuse survivor's network names Fr. Charles Potocki, who once served at St. Paschal's.

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  20. City hopes storm response opens new chapter for policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The News-Star

    City hopes storm response opens new chapter for police Monroe PD received positive responses to their work during last week's tornado aftermath Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tOYSRz Monroe police received high marks from many in the community for their work during and after the tornado that heavily damaged the Garden District last week. Over the past several months, Monroe Police Department has faced criticism from all sides after the police union issued a vote of no confidence in Chief Quentin Holmes.

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