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9:58am

Fri November 9, 2012
Local

FBI Citizens' Academy plans outreach in Shreveport

The FBI Citizens’ Academy chapter in Shreveport-Bossier is promoting child’s safety programs on Veterans Day. The FBI-trained academy alumni will distribute materials about FBI community programs at the Louisiana State Fair on Sunday, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to dusk. Gina Starnes, vice president of the FBI Citizens’ Academy Shreveport chapter, says her group will hand out hundreds of child ID kits that involve fingerprinting and DNA swabs.

“The kits are kept at home in a safe place,” Starnes said. “Hopefully [parents] will never need it, but they will have it right away.”

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9:42am

Fri November 9, 2012
Commentary

McDonald: Recounting chance encounters with POTUSes

The late commentator Archie McDonald rubbed shoulders with a president or two. In light of this week's presidential election, we thought it would be entirely appropriate to revisit Dr. McDonald's chance encounters with POTUSes.

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9:55am

Thu November 8, 2012
Arts

La. 'History of Art' tour stops in Shreveport

Creole in a Red Headdress, Jacques Guillaume Lucien Amans, circa 1840
Credit Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

Supporters of the arts will convene tonight in Shreveport to recognize the publication of a book that documents Louisiana’s contribution to art, since Colonial times. The book, “A Unique Slant of Light: The Bicentennial History of Art in Louisiana,” features 276 entries on Louisiana artists and hundreds of images.

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7:35am

Thu November 8, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

What Was I Thinking for November 8, 2012

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain ponders the possibilities of 3D Printing in manufacturing. Curious? Well listen here for all the details.   Printing a Bicycle in 3D

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8:36am

Tue November 6, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: A battle unlike any other

Gary Joiner, Ph.D., associate professor of history, LSU Shreveport

Some call it Antietam. Others refer to it as Sharpsburg. Commentator Gary Joiner has this historical profile of the bloodiest single-day battle in American history.

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