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9:18am

Mon April 2, 2012
Local

Damning report on group homes finds Mansfield and Pollock among worst

Gibbs Street Community Home in Mansfield, La., is located next to an abandoned building.
Advocacy Center report

An agency that advocates for people with disabilities in Louisiana has requested a face-to-face meeting with Department of Health and Hospitals to discuss alleged instances of neglect at 16 group homes across the state. The New Orleans-based Advocacy Center released a report last month that documented unsafe and unsanitary conditions at homes for developmentally disabled people.

10:37am

Fri March 30, 2012
Commentary

McDonald: On being a mega millionaire

Commentator Archie McDonald ponders what he'd do if he won the lottery.

10:30am

Fri March 30, 2012
Business

Louisiana Association for the Blind to open a print division

The Louisiana Association for the Blind is building a $3.2 million printing press facility that will create at least 15 jobs for people who are legally blind.

8:43am

Thu March 29, 2012
Arts

Designers from New York and San Francisco meet in Magnolia, Ark., for a forum

Designers from the likes of Apple and Nike will be in Magnolia, Arkansas, April 3 to discuss this question: Are the arts necessary in a depressed economy? The forum is at Southern Arkansas University's Foundation Hall at 2 p.m.

7:35am

Thu March 29, 2012
Commentary

What Was I Thinking with Brian O'Nuanain 3/29/2012

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain makes confession about social media.

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