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October 18 09:47 AM
In a story out of San Diego, kuow.org reported that methamphetamine seizures at San Diego’s ports of entry have risen by more than 300 percent since 2008, more so than any other drug. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents at the San Ysidro Port of Entry suggest that more than 70 percent of methamphetamine illegally trafficked into the U.
October 11 09:06 AM
Greed by public officials is not a new phenomenon, especially in our state. The Caddo Commission, which generally enjoys a good government reputation, has put a new spin on “public service” by a ballot proposition to extend their terms for up to 20 years.
October 11 09:06 AM
Cory Doctorow, guest of honor at the upcoming FenCon science fiction convention in Dallas, notes (“During the shutdown, some scientists can’t talk about science,” Boing Boing, Oct. 4) that some of his fellow speakers will be unable to speak if the government shutdown continues.
October 11 09:06 AM
It’s getting to be fall in Shreveport … and these cool mornings will soon bring about a change in leaf colors that we so love and admire. My Mom is heading to the Northeast in a few days to view the fall foliage herself.
October 11 09:06 AM
In our first report this week, a woman from Auburn, Wash., and her mother found themselves behind bars after the woman’s 22- month-old daughter showed up at an Auburn hospital exhibiting signs of methamphetamine poisoning. Patrice J.
October 04 09:21 AM
Although the election in Senate District 36 is more then a year away, the battle for voters in Senate District 36 has already begun between State Reps. Henry Burns and Jeff Thompson. This will be a “take no prisoners race,” and even by Bossier standards it promises to be an ugly, no-holdsbarred election.
October 04 09:21 AM
In September, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) provided statistics to the Associated Press that showed that 12,694 meth lab incidents were reported in the United States last year, down 5.5 percent from the 13,390 reported in 2011.
October 04 09:21 AM
It’s no secret that agricultural work is tough work — and as America’s farm families know, it can be dangerous. Last year, agriculture recorded the highest fatal injury rate of any industry, with the rate of on-the-job fatality in agriculture nearly seven times the rate for all U.
October 04 09:21 AM
I pass them along here in my capacity as a shepherd burdened over the condition of his flock … From now on, no matter how strong the temptation, please do not: (1) Eat raw pork intestines; (2) poke yourself in the eye with a mascara brush; (3) expose yourself to rabid llamas; or (4) enter unventilated manure pits.

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