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7:35am

Fri May 3, 2013
Commentary

Gary Borders: Cheering takes athleticism, not popularity

Credit Gary Borders

Commentator Gary Borders recently got a crash course in the competitive nature of cheerleading. Now he feels occasional temblors at his Longview home. He's found that gymnastic ability goes hand-in-hand with cheerleading.

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7:35am

Thu May 2, 2013
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for May 2, 2013

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain takes a look at the Arts and all their Glory.

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8:41am

Wed May 1, 2013
Local

Chimp Haven rallies midway through $5 million capital campaign

Chimp Haven president Cathy Willis Spraetz has been on the job about two months.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

The introduction of new chimpanzees into the established groups at Chimp Haven can be tricky. There tends to be some infighting at first. Eight federally-owned former research chimps from New Iberia are learning to live in their new groups at the national sanctuary in Keithville, La. Chimp Haven is now home to 169 retired chimps.

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8:57am

Tue April 30, 2013
Local

Shreveport Ask-A-Lawyer event gives legal help to underserved

Gernine Mailhes has been an attorney for 30 years. She finds fulfillment in her work at the Shreveport Pro Bono Project and encourages more area attorneys offer up their services to the poor.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

As part of the Shreveport Bar Association’s Law Week, the organization’s Pro Bono Project is hosting its three-hour Ask-A-Lawyer event Tuesday, April 30, at a Shreveport library. The goal is to offer free legal assistance to people who wouldn’t normally be able to afford an attorney. Gernine Mailhes, coordinator and staff attorney for the Shreveport Pro Bono Project, said attendees will be able to draw up important legal papers concerning end-of-life decisions.

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7:35am

Tue April 30, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: Louisiana's public school textbooks trace back to Huey Long's politics

It's Law Week in Shreveport-Bossier. Commentator Gary Joiner has a profile of a Winnfield, La., native who started practicing law at the tender age of 21, and went on to espouse public education during his political tenure.

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