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9:59am

Fri December 19, 2014
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Health study: Arkansas and Louisiana lack defenses against 'superbugs'

Arkansas and Louisiana are ill-prepared to detect, diagnose and respond to threats like Ebola and outbreaks of infectious diseases, according to a report released Thursday by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

The report, “Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases,” found that Arkansas scored the lowest of all, two out of 10 on key indicators related to preventing and responding to antibiotic-resistant “superbugs.”

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9:55am

Fri December 19, 2014

9:37am

Thu December 18, 2014
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1954 Shreveport plane crash DVD to benefit local history scholarship

The Shreveport Historic Preservation Society's Agatha Fertitta-McCall and Winston Conway Link created a DVD on the 1954 Wallace Lake plane crash.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

The Shreveport Historic Preservation Society has produced a one-hour DVD about the 1954 Wallace Lake plane crash that killed 12 Shreveport businessmen who were returning from a south Louisiana duck hunt.

The DVD features Shreveport historian Ernie Roberson concludes in presentation by reading the transcripts of ground control at Shreveport Regional Airport attempting to establish connection with the pilot of a Grumman G-73 Mallard that crashed on the north shore of Wallace Lake in 1954.

“49 Nectar, this is Shreveport Tower, 49 Nectar do you read?”

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8:33am

Thu December 18, 2014

8:36am

Wed December 17, 2014

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