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10:36am

Fri May 22, 2015
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Rural Ark-La-Tex veterans may avoid trips to Shreveport VA for routine care

Program director Jeremy Fusco tests equipment in the mobile clinic van enabling patients to talk face-to-face with their physician.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

Hundreds of veterans who live in the rural reaches of the Ark-La-Tex may no longer have to drive to Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport for routine appointments. Their doctor will be beamed in to a location in their town -- or perhaps their driveway -- thanks to a $2 million rural health grant.

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10:04am

Fri May 22, 2015

8:17am

Thu May 21, 2015

8:47am

Wed May 20, 2015
Local

Shreveport-Bossier amateur astronomers complete upgrades to Worley Observatory

Credit Cran Lucas

The Shreveport-Bossier Astronomical Society has finished $30,000 of repairs and upgrades to Ralph A. Worley Observatory, located eight miles south of Shreveport. The 1960s era building needed work that greatly exceeded the society’s budget, according to longtime board member Cran Lucas.

“The decades take their toll on any building. Things had gotten pretty bad. We were fortunate to get several grants that enabled us to really begin to do some serious repairs, upgrades and painting. The rotunda has an entirely new roof now,” Lucas said.

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8:16am

Wed May 20, 2015

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