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La Tech, White agree on 6-year extension - RUSTON, La. (AP) -- Louisiana Tech Athletic Director Tommy McClelland says head men's basketball coach Michael White has agreed to a six-year extension worth $3.6 million. - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

La. Tech extends White's contract for six years - RUSTON, La. (AP) - Louisiana Tech Athletic Director Tommy McClelland says head men's basketball coach Michael White has agreed to a six-year extension worth $3.6 million. - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

La Tech hires Tyler Summitt as women's coach - RUSTON, La. (AP) — Louisiana Tech has hired Tyler Summitt, the son of former Tennessee coach Pat Summitt, to take over the Lady Techsters. - Tue, 01 Apr 2014

Louisiana Tech beats Iona 89-88 in NIT - RUSTON, La. (AP) Kenneth ''Speedy'' Smith put back a rebound with 2.2 seconds left to give Louisiana Tech an 89-88 victory against Iona in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament on Wednesday night. - Wed, 19 Mar 2014

Rep. Vance McAllister Cancels Appearance, Ruston Mayoral Candidate Stands-In - North Central Louisiana Tea Party members in Ruston Monday evening were expecting Congressman McAllister to speak at their meeting, but just hours before the event organizers say he called to say he could not make it. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Tech students win regional concrete canoe contest - RUSTON, La. (AP) — Louisiana Tech students will represent the Deep South in the American Society of Civil Engineers' national concrete canoe competition. - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

Makeover for Ruston's Railroad Park possible - RUSTON, La. (AP) - Mayor Dan Hollingsworth hopes the third time is the charm when it comes to improvements for downtown Ruston's historic Railroad Park. The Ruston Leader reports the city's Board of Alderman will be asked Monday to authorize a professional services agreement that could lead to making the park a greener place. "It used to be a great place," Hollingsworth said. "Now it's a place ... - Sun, 06 Apr 2014

Makeover for Ruston's Railroad Park possible - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2 - RUSTON, La. (AP) - Mayor Dan Hollingsworth hopes the third time is the charm when it comes to improvements for downtown Ruston's historic Railroad Park. - Sun, 06 Apr 2014

Tech students win regional concrete canoe contest - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2 - RUSTON, La. (AP) - Louisiana Tech students will represent the Deep South in the American Society of Civil Engineers' national concrete canoe competition. - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

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Pedestrian struck and killed by train in Ruston - Knoe.com - RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A pedestrian has died after being struck by a train on Thursday evening in downtown Ruston, police tell KNOE 8 News. The victim is identified as 33-year-old Yanni Xu of Ruston. Ruston Police say Xu was struck west of the ... - Fri, 21 Mar 2014

Summitt putting finishing touches on coaching staff - Monroe News Star - Tyler Summitt smiles during a press conference April 2, 2014 where it was formerly announce that he would take over as the new Louisiana Tech women's basketball coach in Ruston, La. / The Shreveport Times ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Louisiana Tech beats Iona 89-88 in NIT - Boston Herald - RUSTON, La. — Kenneth "Speedy" Smith put back a rebound with 2.2 seconds left to give Louisiana Tech an 89-88 victory against Iona in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament on Wednesday night. The back-and-forth game featured 14 lead ...LA Tech Opens NIT versus Iona on Wednesday Night - SportsNOLA.comLa. Tech tips off NIT - Shreveport TimesRecap: Louisiana Tech vs. Iona - Merced Sun-Star - Thu, 20 Mar 2014

Senate approves bill undoing coastal lawsuit - The Daily Advertiser - Senate Bill 553 is retroactive, so if the House approves it and it becomes law, the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East's lawsuit would be negated. SLFPA-E hired a law firm on a contingency basis so the attorneys won't get paid unless ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Louisiana Tech College of Business to host annual Banker's Day - Shreveport Times - RUSTON – The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University will host banking executives from financial institutions throughout the region at its annual William D. Tindoll Banker's Day, May 2 in the College of Business building. Executives from local ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Makeover for Ruston's Railroad Park possible - Daily Comet - RUSTON, La. (AP) — Mayor Dan Hollingsworth hopes the third time is the charm when it comes to improvements for downtown Ruston's historic Railroad Park. The Ruston Leader reports (http://bit.ly/1hiCk4I ) the city's Board of Alderman will be asked ... - Sun, 06 Apr 2014

Notes from the La. Legislature's regular session - seattlepi.com - BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana House agreed Wednesday to ban organizations that perform abortions from distributing any information on family planning or human sexuality at public schools. Rep. Frank Hoffmann, R-West Monroe, said his bill ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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