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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.

1:40pm

Wed May 16, 2012
Local

Fuller Center for Housing spreads to Bossier City

Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana executive director Lee Jeter discusses the benefits of homeownership on a building site in the Cedar Grove neighborhood of Shreveport.
Kate Archer Kent

The Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana is taking its home building ministry to Bossier City. Two homes will go up there over the summer. Executive director Lee Jeter says he wants home ownership to be possible in every neighborhood where people live in poverty.

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