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8:41am

Tue August 27, 2013
Local

Searches move ahead for campus chiefs at LSU Shreveport and Alexandria

David Gustavson retired from LSU Shreveport a few months ago after 39 years. The former dean is back to lead a search to find the new chancellor of the university.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

After delays, LSU Shreveport and Alexandria are moving forward with their searches to find new campus chancellors. Both universities are retaining the same consultant at Washington, D.C.-based AGB Search. Retired LSU Shreveport dean David Gustavson is chairing the search committee in Shreveport. Interim chancellor Paul Sisson took over last summer. Gustavson said he thinks it’s a good thing that the same consultant is working on behalf of both campuses.

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8:34am

Fri August 23, 2013
Local

Delta Regional Authority seeks community-minded leaders for its academy

Credit Melissa Chatham

The application period has opened for the Delta Leadership Institute’s Executive Academy. It’s a one-year program designed to improve the leadership skills of community-minded decision makers who live in the eight-state Delta region. The program is put on by the Delta Regional Authority. DRA federal co-chairman Chris Masingill said he has about 40 spots to fill, and participants will meet face-to-face during the program in select locations in the Delta, including New Orleans.

 

 

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6:00pm

Thu August 22, 2013
Health Matters

Health Matters: Migraines

Aired Thursday, August 22 at 6:00 p.m. Migraine headaches can be debilitating, causing sufferers to feel like they are losing days out of their lives. If you suffer from migraine headaches or know someone who does, then listen here to our latest next Health Matters as Debra Elliott Davis, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology at LSU Health Sciences  Center in Shreveport joined Kermit Poling to talk about migraine headaches and take your calls.

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12:52pm

Thu August 22, 2013
Local

Veteran sportswriter Sam King brings 'Tiger Beat' to Shreveport

The Baton Rouge newspaperman who covered LSU football and basketball for 35 years is coming to Shreveport. From Sam King’s beginnings in the mid-50s at the "State-Times" before it merged with "The Advocate," he’d spend night and day hammering out stories. His signature cigar in his mouth. He’s the author of  "Tiger Beat." It’s an illustrated history of LSU’s football and basketball programs through King’s eyes.

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9:12am

Tue August 20, 2013
Local

Centenary College freshmen put elbow grease into orientation

Centenary College freshman Michael Bohne helps to clean out a Shreveport home alongside fellow students as part of the college's World Houses program.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

About 125 incoming freshmen at Centenary College have worked up a sweat ahead of fall semester that begins Wednesday. The students cleaned out a house in Shreveport on Monday as part of a new partnership with Community Renewal International and two other organizations. Centenary president David Rowe worked alongside the students.

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