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10:01am

Fri August 3, 2012
Local

East Texas not immune to sex trafficking, conference under way

Det. Christopher Baughman heads the Human Trafficking Task Force for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. He's author of "Off the Street."

The Women's Center of East Texas is hosting a conference exploring the exploitation of youth and young adults. Brooke Wyatt, the center's nonresidential projects director, says Houston is a major hub for trafficking and that spills over into East Texas and Louisiana. She says three youth were recently rescued in the Longview area. The conference is titled "The Exploitation of Our Society." It's set for Friday, Aug. 3, at Fellowship Bible Church in Longview.

10:01am

Thu August 2, 2012
10:01 Spotlight

10:01 Spotlight: Fences at Shreveport Little Theatre

Bill Beckett sits down with Director Robert Alford II and Actor Sy Richardson to discuss their production of August Wilson's play "Fences," which opens tonight at the Shreveport Little Theatre. More Information can be found at:  Shreveport Little Theatre

8:59am

Thu August 2, 2012
Business

China relations key for Natchitoches flight school

A San Francisco consulting firm can take credit for making a flight school a reality in Natchitoches, La. Jane Zhang, president of Silk Wings Aviation, is helping forge a partnership between a Beijing aeronautics university, the city of Natchitoches, and Northwestern State University. Zhang estimates the flight school could enroll thousands of Chinese citizens a year once the program takes off.

8:46am

Thu August 2, 2012
Politics

Protestors assemble in East Texas to obstruct Keystone construction

Chris Wilson

Environmental protestors are organizing in East Texas to cause construction delays for the Keystone Gulf Coast pipeline project. Ron Seifert, spokesman for the group Tar Sands Blockade, says more than 60 people recently convened in Sulphur Springs, Texas, for civil disobedience training.

7:35am

Thu August 2, 2012
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for August 2, 2012

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain explains how accidental discoveries in Ireland have led to a face lift for Irish culture.

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