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Louisiana will have a float in the 2024 Tournament of Roses Parade

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www.myarklamiss.com – Michael Scheidt – 2023-08-30 11:47:17

SUMMARY: Louisiana will have a float in the 2024 Tournament of Roses Parade, marking its third consecutive year participating in the event. The theme for this year’s parade is “Celebrating a World of Music: The Universal Language.” The Louisiana float will feature a Mardi Gras jester, fleur de lis, second-line inspired umbrellas, and the iconic colors of purple, green, and gold. Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser expressed excitement about showcasing Louisiana’s music and Mardi Gras traditions. The parade will be televised on January 1, 2024, at 10 a.m. on NBC and Peacock.

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Report: Gerry Glasco expected to coach Texas Tech softball

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www.youtube.com – News 10 – 2024-06-19 22:37:31

SUMMARY: Cinjun softball head coach Jerry Glasco is expected to become the next head coach at Texas Tech, though neither the Red Raiders nor Cinjun have confirmed this. Glasco recently finished his seventh season in Lafayette, boasting a 302-88 record. Last season, he led the team to a 45-19 record, including a significant win over then-number one Oklahoma. In Sun Belt Conference play, Louisiana had a 22-2 record and extended its conference series win streak to 89. They hosted their first regional in seven years and made it to a Super Regional in 2023. Glasco would replace Craig Snider at Texas Tech.

Rounding Third Softball posted on X (formerly Twitter) that Cajun softball head coach Gerry Glasco is expected to be the next head coach at Texas Tech.

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Children’s Coalition of Northeast Louisiana held Juneteenth celebration

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www.youtube.com – – 2024-06-19 22:21:23

SUMMARY: The Children's Coalition for Northeast Louisiana hosted a Juneteenth celebration in their family garden, attended by NBC1's Sammy Petco. The event aimed to educate families, especially youth, about the significance of Juneteenth, marking the freedom of the last 250,000 slaves in Galveston Bay. Walter Jones, VP of LL Books, read his Jayen series to children, focusing on Juneteenth and encouraging interest in STEM topics. The celebration educational activities and distributed 50 free books to attendees. Jones emphasized the importance of remembering Juneteenth and passing its significance to future generations. For more information, books can be ordered via myus.com.

The Children's Coalition for Northeast Louisiana held a Juneteenth celebration in their family garden today. This celebration allowed families to come out and have fun and for the children to learn the importance of juneteenth and the history behind it.

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Poll: Nearly half of Americans struggling because of higher prices – American Press

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www.americanpress.com Staff – 2024-06-19 22:21:17

SUMMARY: A recent Monmouth University poll indicates that nearly half of Americans are struggling with the financial strain caused by inflation, marking the highest recorded level since President Biden's term began. Currently, 46% of respondents report difficulty making ends meet, a notable increase from the 20-29% range during President Trump's tenure. Inflation has driven prices up by approximately 20% since Biden took office, though the rate of inflation has recently slowed. Despite economic improvements, financial concerns remain influential for voters. The poll, conducted from June 1 to June 6, sampled 1,106 adults, highlighting continued economic discontent among the American public.

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