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7:35am

Thu January 17, 2013
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for January 17, 2013

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain revels in this year's Rider's Cup and an unexpected victory. 

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8:48am

Wed January 16, 2013
Arts

Dangerous Curves exhibit celebrates full-figured women

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Credit Mollie Corbett

A fine art photography exhibit opening Jan. 17 at artspace in Shreveport is akin to a love letter to the voluptuous woman. That’s how Mollie Corbett describes her third gallery show, "Dangerous Curves." It captures the beauty of eight, full-figured Shreveport-Bossier women through nude and semi-nude portraits. Corbett said she sees herself and many other women in this show.

“It’s odd and ironic because so many women are walking around with these dimensions, and yet they’re not being recognized as beautiful in the mainstream media.”

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10:12am

Tue January 15, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: The life of an extraordinary mapmaker

Commentator Gary Joiner pens a profile of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss, a gifted cartographer during the Civil War era.

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9:09am

Tue January 15, 2013
Local

Prom dress donation drive begins in Shreveport

Two Shreveport women who met in a public relations class at LSU have launched a branch of the Cinderella Project in Shreveport. The goal is to collect donated prom dresses this month for underprivileged high school girls who might otherwise not be able to afford a glitzy, high-dollar dress. Co-director Ashley Busada said in its first year in Shreveport, the nonprofit organization will give away dresses to about 130 juniors and seniors at Fair Park High School.

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8:42am

Mon January 14, 2013
Local

CNG truck supply shows up on Shreveport dealer lots

Hebert's Town and Country dealer manager Beau Hebert is now stocking Dodge Ram trucks with a factory-made CNG fueling option.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

A Shreveport car dealership is now stocking a Dodge Ram Hemi crew-cab truck that runs on compressed natural gas or CNG. It’s the first truck in the United States that comes with a factory-made CNG option, an $11,000 add-on.

Hebert's Town and Country manager Beau Hebert has three of these trucks on his lot, and he’s ordered 10 more. With 11 fueling stations now in Louisiana, he’s betting on a much higher demand for CNG, especially among people who haul stuff as part of their job.

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