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Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart’s US workers to get pay raises

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Hoping to shed its reputation for offering little more than dead-end jobs, Wal-Mart, the nation's biggest private employer, is giving raises...

Reverend Ben Martin: A Minister for Change

Growing up as a black man, the Rev. Ben Martin has seen many things change over the years in the city he’s permanently called...

Six safer M6 disposal methods named

The nearly 30-member panel of the dialogue committee tasked by the EPA to discuss safer alternatives to the open burn method of M6 disposal...

Webster courts handle more cases with fewer judges than Caddo

More court cases covered by fewer judges may not seem like it adds up, but that is the dilemma faced by the 26th Judicial...

Muddy Bottoms gearing up for Muddy Gras

Cajun Muddy Gras is coming to Muddy Bottoms Feb. 19-22, and is expected to be a big event with plenty of family-friendly events taking...

Bateman: Graduates find degree doesn’t match career

Students looking for success in today’s economy may find themselves beginning their search in the wrong place. “Individuals say a university degree guarantees higher salaries,...

Two late presidents have visited Minden

Presidents Day – most people think of this day as one where kids get out of school; it’s a holiday for many where banks...

Cold weather brings chance of snow

The National Weather Service is predicting a very slight chance of snow Monday night, but it is much less than originally anticipated. “On Friday the...

Analysis: Jindal political rhetoric limits budget solutions

BATON ROUGE — As they look for solutions to next year's budget problems, lawmakers are finding themselves boxed in by Gov. Bobby Jindal's rhetoric...

Charles A. ‘Corky’ Marvin inducted into Hall of Fame

The memory of late judge Charles A. “Corky” Marvin will live forever with other Louisiana politicians at the Louisiana Political Museum in Winnfield. Marvin was...

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