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Four Members of the Shreveport Youth Boxing Club to compete in the Regional 4 Junior Olympics Box Off

Coach Donny Jackson of the Shreveport Youth Boxing Club will be bringing four local amateur boxers to compete in the Regional 4 Junior Olympics Box Off in New Orleans, Louisiana (Saturday, June 1st), which is the qualifying competition for the National Junior Olympics (June 23rd through 29th). 87 more words

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Abita Spring Brewery, Abita Springs, La

Day 971      Jim Patton, born February 24, 1953, was a cultural anthropologist (a branch of anthropology focused on the study of cultural variation among humans) and craft beer brewer. 144 more words
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Memories Of The Road

In an earlier life, I spent some time working in radio in television. That career took me from the coast of Washington to both sides of Montana, from the Black Hills of South Dakota to the Acadiana region of Louisiana and, finally, to the northern part of Alabama. 494 more words

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Such a wonderful awesome story. 👍😍 we need more #policeofficers like this. Anita Singleton’s from Slidell Louisiana life just changed thanks to police officer Bradley Peck and dealership owner Matt Bowers. 56 more words

Louisiana's VAM: Quantitative Bungling on Display

This post is about value-added assessment (VAA), also called value-added modeling (VAM). I saw that Louisiana’s “father of VAM,” LSU psychology professor, George Noell, and others, had recently published a VAM reflection related to VAM usage on Louisiana’s teacher preparation programs (TPPs), entitled, … 1,127 more words

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Walmart cashier surprised with car after officer sees her walking 6 miles to work

SLIDELL, La. – Anita Singleton no longer has to walk six miles to her job at a Louisiana Walmart store, all thanks to a chance encounter with a police officer early Sunday morning. 280 more words

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Walmart cashier surprised with car after officer sees her walking 6 miles to work

SLIDELL, La. – Anita Singleton no longer has to walk six miles to her job at a Louisiana Walmart store, all thanks to a chance encounter with a police officer early Sunday morning. 289 more words

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