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10:01am

Fri May 18, 2012
10:01 Spotlight

10:01 Spotlight: "Bully' at the Robinson Film Center.

Bill Beckett talks with Alexandyr Kent, Executive Director of the Robinson Film Center about the film Bully, which opens today at the Robinson. Bully is an eye-opening documentary which follows five kids and families during a school year. Two families have lost children to suicide, and one mother grapples with the future of her 14-year-old daughter who has been incarcerated after bringing a gun on her school bus. 

9:36am

Fri May 18, 2012
Commentary

McDonald: On primping and parading, dogs and humans resemble each other

Commentator Archie McDonald recalls watching the Westminster Kennel Club dog show and drawing similarities to how some people work on their appearance.

9:26am

Fri May 18, 2012
Local

U.S. Education Secretary to La. schools: 'Don't take the easy road'

Secretary Arne Duncan visits Edna Karr High School in New Orleans, La., in March 2009.
U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says Louisiana will receive $10.1 million in the latest allocation of the federal School Improvement Grant program. Duncan is encouraging more than 100 failing schools across the state -- including 24 in northwest and central Louisiana -- to dream up bold initiatives to turn around the schools.

10:34am

Thu May 17, 2012
Local

LeTourneau University recruits home-schooled students

LeTourneau University in Longview seeks home-schooled students and their families to attend a four-day symposium to learn about college life and what the school offers. Admissions counselor Barnabas Bridgeman says one in five students at LeTourneau has a home schooling background.

7:35am

Thu May 17, 2012
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for May 17, 2012

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain takes on the subject of illegal’s swooping in on our community.

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