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  1. Share button promotes food, specials, eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The News-Star

    Share button promotes food, specials, events With the clikc of a button, social media used to promote food, specials, events Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1AYizr2 Cilantro Bistro owner Angie O'Pry Blades has watched social media propel her little restaurant from a local favorite to national recognition all with the quick click of a share button. It happened recently on Instagram when some of her customers shared their lunch pictures that made it through the social media stratosphere and into the hands of California's Buddha Tea which called wanting to provide tea samples for customers.

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  2. West Monroe vs Woodlawn-ShreveportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The News-Star

    West Monroe meets Woodlawn-Shreveport in basketball action at the newly named Sidney Smith Holiday Invitational at West Monroe High School on Friday. West Monroe vs Woodlawn-Shreveport West Monroe meets Woodlawn-Shreveport in basketball action at the newly named Sidney Smith Holiday Invitational at West Monroe High School on Friday.

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  3. West Monroe basketball tournament changes name to honor Sidney SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The News-Star

    The West Monroe Holiday Invitational Basketball Tournament officially changed its name to the Sidney Smith Holiday Invitational between games at the tournament at West Monroe High School on Friday. The annual tournament is a holiday sport tradition at West Monroe High School.

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  4. Louisiana Tech players excel in classroom, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | The News-Star

    Louisiana Tech players excel in classroom, too Louisiana Tech players excel in classroom, too Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1Bai2QN Student-athlete Taylor Burch of West Monroe receives his Bachelor of General Studies degree in the College of Liberal Arts in May. Success for Louisiana Tech University's football program is not just measured in TDs and FGs - it's also measured in GPAs and GSRs. The commitment that student-athletes and coaches for the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs have made to progress and success in the classroom has resulted in some of the highest graduation and academic performance rates in Louisiana and among Conference USA schools.

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  5. Mother of deceased toddler arrested; twin hospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The News-Star

    The mother of the toddler who died Tuesday at University Health Conway has been arrested on second-degree murder and cruelty to a juvenile. Adrianna Burks, 2, died at Conway on Tuesday.

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  6. Twin Cities sparkle in seasonal lighting displaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The News-Star

    Twin Cities sparkle in seasonal lighting displays Christmas lights at the city of Monroe complex and in downtown continue to shine. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/16OwaWW The Wonderland of Lights in West Monroe along Commerce Street is an "illuminated adventure" of holiday lights for the whole family.

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  7. Bell ringer pays it forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The News-Star

    Barbara Coleman is one of the Salvation Army's most reliable volunteers and bell ringers. She rings the bell at Wal-Mart in West Monroe on Tuesday.

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  8. Recycled Christmas trees keep givingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The News-Star

    When the feel and fragrance of that live Christmas tree become brittle and faint, it's time to drop it off for recycling. Ouachita Green, which includes Keep Monroe, Keep Ouachita Parish and Keep West Monroe Beautiful, reports two tree recycling centers will be accepting trees in the parish - the north parking lot of the Monroe Civic Center and the West Monroe Farmer's Market.

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  9. Officer involved in shooting named in separate caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The News-Star

    Officer involved in shooting named in separate case Jody LeDoux is facing a lawsuit that claims he used excessive force earlier this year. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/16NHNh0 The West Monroe officer under investigation in the shooting death of Raymond Keith Martinez on Dec. 4 also is the subject of a civil suit that claims excessive force was used earlier this year.

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  10. Graphic cited for 28 safety violations at carton plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The News-Star

    Graphic Packaging has been cited for 28 safety violations following a severe injury at the company's West Monroe carton plant last summer, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration reported Tuesday. An employee suffered the injury when the worker's hand was caught in a moving printing press.

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  11. Monroe mom wins gingerbread contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The News-Star

    Monroe mom wins gingerbread contest Kelly McDaniel has building gingerbread houses down to an art. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/16OiviF Kelly McDaniel poses with a gingerbread house creation at one of her recent holiday decorating parties.

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  12. GoodfellowsGifts fo GoodfellowsGifts fo GoodfellowsThe annual...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | The News-Star

    The 100th Goodfellows campaign has a goal to raise $80,000 this holiday season to provide groceries and a holiday meal for 1,200 families.

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  13. St. Francis names CEO; fate of NICU uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The News-Star

    Kristin Wolkart has been named president and chief executive officer of St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe, the largest hospital in northeastern Louisiana. "I'm honored and humbled to be part of this team, and I firmly believe in this hospital's mission of doing what's right for our community," said Wolkart, 45. Wolkart, who has been St. Francis' chief operating officer since April, takes over for interim CEO Scott Wester, who returns to his full-time duties as the top executive of Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center in Baton Rouge.

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  14. On The Town 12/22Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The News-Star

    Amanda Boatright, Mike Sullivan and Leslie Albritton at the annual Community Day at Lagniappe Skilled Nursing Facility. Sullivan sang and entertained the group with dance and afterwards the bingo was very popular.

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  15. Report shows more ACA options and savings for LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | The News-Star

    Report shows more ACA options and savings for Louisiana Nearly 8 in 10 current Marketplace customers can get coverage for $100 or less per month. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/16Hpvhe When Judy Wilson retired from St. Francis Medical Center last year she enrolled in a health plan through the Marketplace securing one that was even better than her company's insurance.

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  16. Our House a safe haven for youth, homeless mothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | The News-Star

    Our House a safe haven for youth, homeless mothers Our House serves as safe haven for runaway, homeless, victimized Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1AVGsgP Ella Nimmers, Our House Executive Director, poses in front of the organization's headquarters in Monroe. Our House is the place for runaways and during Christmas time it gets crowded with homeless young mothers on the run.

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  17. Civil rights pioneer Benny Ausberry diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | The News-Star

    Civil rights pioneer Benny Ausberry poses for a photograph at his Powell Street home in Monroe on Fed. 22, 2013.

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  18. Cute Young Bridge Club celebrates holidaysRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | The News-Star

    Allyson: Can you believe it?? We could not either! Gregory and I were the recipients of one of the most coveted invites in town ... The Cute Cute Young Bridge Club celebrates holidays Allyson: Can you believe it?? We could not either! Gregory and I were the recipients of one of the most coveted invites in town ... The Cute Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1ARDjys Allyson: Can you believe it?? We could not either! Gregory and I were the recipients of one of the most coveted invites in town ... The Cute Young Bridge Club's holiday extravaganza held this year at the home of Delores and Johnny Johnson .

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  19. Sales for holiday shopping season is down to wireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The News-Star

    Retail sales rose 1.8 percent from Nov. 1 through Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 according to data provided from First Data Corp., which tracks purchases at 800,000 stores including online. The modest growth comes despite the heavy discounting customary throughout the season.

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  20. Many receives championship ring of oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The News-Star

    Following a January 1996 car accident on Arkansas Road that left him with a severe concussion and a broken nose, Sterlington powerlifting coach and football assistant Jeremy Many thought one of his priceless possessions was lost forever. "I had kept my 1995 West Monroe High School state powerlifting championship ring in the ash tray," Many recalled.

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