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Louisiana

7:35am

Tue December 4, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: On Louisiana's lottery madness

Commentator Gary Joiner take an historic look at the lottery in Louisiana.

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1:01pm

Tue November 27, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: On the source of cotton

Commentator Gary Joiner explores the history of cotton production and its connection to Louisiana.

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10:36am

Tue September 18, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: Insights into Poverty Point

Commentator Gary Joiner offers a primer of the Poverty Point culture in northeast Louisiana near the town of Epps.

12:00pm

Fri August 31, 2012
Developing

Hurricane Isaac information

***LSU Shreveport will be closed Thursday, August 30 and Friday, August 31. The University will re-open after the Labor Day holiday on Tuesday, September 4, 2012.  Check with www.lsus.edu for updates.   Due to the closure of the university, several university deadlines have been extended.
· The Last Day for 60% refund will be extended to September 5.
· The Census Date and the Last Day to Drop or Resign without a W has been extended to September 11.
· The Last Day for 40% refund will be extended to September 17.

•  Caddo Parish Schools to close Thursday and Friday
•  Bossier Parish Schools closed Thursday.   (Friday TBA)
•  Bienville, Webster, Desoto, Lincoln Parish schools closed Thursday
•  Northwestern State University closed through Friday.
•  BPCC closed Thursday and Friday
•  Food Bank of Central Louisiana closed Thursday


 

ISAAC UPDATE
7:00 AM CDT Fri Aug 31

Location: 15.2°N 47.8°W       Moving: WNW at 16 mph
Min pressure: 999 mb           Max sustained: 65 mph

• Two shelters are open in Shreveport for critical transportation needs with a total of 3,900 beds, including LSUS. Others are being prepared.
• There is a shelter open in Bastrop with 1,600 beds.
• There will be 13 Red Cross shelters with a total of 5,306 slots opening today.
• Residents can call 211 or their parish Emergency Operations Center the for latest shelter information.

Additional information can be found at this link:  http://www.redriverradio.org/hurricane-emergency-information.

1:57pm

Mon August 13, 2012
Arts

LPB premieres bicentennial documentary on TV

Louisiana Public Broadcasting presents the television debut of its one-hour documentary, "Louisiana: 200 Years of Statehood." The Bicentennial Commission also developed a companion teacher's guide. The documentary has been screened at bicentennial celebrations around the state since April. It airs tonight at 7 p.m. on LPB.

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