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8:58am

Tue June 30, 2015
Local

Driving is no time to multitask, Shreveport lawyers teach high school students

Captain Shreve student Briauna Vance believes that all young drivers should learn about the risks of distracted driving. "I told the students that they needed to pay attention to this because it's real," she said. "It can happen today, and it can happen to someone you know."
Credit Kate Archer Kent

New research from AT&T finds that drivers using their smartphones behind the wheel aren’t just texting. They’re emailing, web browsing, tweeting and even video chatting.

8:12am

Tue June 30, 2015

8:40am

Mon June 29, 2015
Local

Historic tree replanted to welcome SAU's 12th president

12th President of SAU Trey Berry takes office on Wednesday, July 1.
Credit SAU news website.

Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia is preparing to install a new president on Wednesday, July 1.

The Lone Pine Tree, an iconic tree that stood on SAU’s campus for almost 50 years, was downed in a storm in 1956. That tree will be replanted in a ceremony to welcome the twelfth president of SAU, Trey Berry.

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8:17am

Mon June 29, 2015

9:28am

Fri June 26, 2015
Local

Physicians to host free seminar on gynecologic cancer in Shreveport

Credit Foundation for Women's Cancer website

The Chicago-based Foundation for Women’s Cancer will present a free seminar in Shreveport on Saturday, June 27, for survivors of gynecologic cancer.

    

Oncology experts from the Willis Knighton Health System and the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center will discuss topics such as gynecological testing, vaccination, and survivorship.  Most of the eight physicians leading the informational seminar come from Shreveport and New Orleans. The event will also educate friends and family members about the psychological and medical needs of cancer survivors.

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