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HELPING OTHERS - The Community Foundation of North Louisiana released  its Annual Report for 2017 yesterday and also announced  grants to  local and regional non-profit agencies involved with education, healthcare, arts and cultural programs, those were just a few of the service categories .  The event took place yesterday at the Strand Theater. Kristi Gustavson, Executive Director explained the focus of the foundation.

BUCKLE UP IN TRUCK:  The Bossier City Police Department is partnering with the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission this month in an enforcement campaign aimed at saving the lives of pickup truck drivers and their passengers.  The campaign: Buckle Up In Your Truck   runs through– April 26th.  Mark Natale, with Bossier City Police.  "This focuses on the importance of buckling up in pickup trucks.

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PEACE ROSE-FOREVER STAMP:  The U.S. Postal Service is going to dedicate a new “Forever Stamp” 

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DRUG TAKE BACK:  The City of Longview, Texas Police Department is having a “Prescription Drug Take Back” Day … Today from 10am to 2pm  You can drop off your old medications at 302 W. Cotton Street in Downtown Longview.   Officer Jeff Hall with the Longview Police Department explains more.


READY PLAYER ONE-  The film “Ready Player One”  based on Ernest Cline’s bestselling book,  is set in the year  2045, with the world on the brink of chaos. But the people living in this world have found salvation  in  a  hyper-realistic, 3D, videogame  paradise.  Directed  by  Steven Spielberg, the film combines real actors who enter a sci-fi fantasy virtual world complete with incredible animation.