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7:35am

Thu April 4, 2013
Commentary

What Was I Thinking with Brian O'Nuanain 4/3/2012

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain laments the lack of quality local media and pines for his Irish home. 

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10:01am

Wed April 3, 2013
Local

Report says thousands of Louisianans could qualify for insurance subsidies

A new report estimates that nearly 353,000 Louisianans will be eligible for federal subsidies to offset the cost of a health insurance premium, making coverage affordable for lower-income families when the new health care law takes effect next year. But the head of the Louisiana Consumer Healthcare Coalition finds that many residents don’t understand how these "premium tax credits" work. Moriba Karamoko said even the word “tax” in the name has a very chilling effect.

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9:58am

Tue April 2, 2013
Local

DA workshop aims to draw in faith-based groups

The District Attorneys for the Western District of Louisiana are set to hold an outreach event Friday gathering together more than 200 people from faith-based and grassroots community organizations. The fifth annual, day-long workshop will cover two topics: domestic violence and grant writing. H. Calvin Austin III, vice chairman of the faith-based grassroots board initiative for the 26th Judicial District, said attendees will gain a clearer sense of what DA offices do.

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9:31am

Tue April 2, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: On preserving dogtrot homes

History Matters commentator Gary Joiner explores the historical significance of the dogtrot home, and why this type of architecture deserves to have a future.

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11:05am

Mon April 1, 2013
Local

Centenary partners with MLK Health Center for open houses

Santé students Ninjia Miles, Jordan Ring, Scott Myers and Candace Metoyer display marketing materials they created for MLK Health Center in Shreveport.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

A Shreveport community health provider is getting marketing and brand consulting from a group of Centenary College students who are part of a living learning community called Santé. It’s the French word for “health.” Since August, the students have immersed themselves in the work done by MLK Health Center. Scott Myers, a biochemistry major from Monroe, La., said they were able to produce marketing materials through a grant.

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