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May 09 10:45 AM
A report came out online on WISTV.com out of Columbia, S.C., last Thursday regarding meth labs and the costs of cleaning up these contaminated homes, hotel rooms and apartments. Many of the problems that South Carolina must deal with are shared by Louisiana and many other states, so this appeared to be an ideal report for this week’s Meth in the News.
May 02 10:12 AM
Our cordless mike had a dangling antenna which relays signals to a base unit that has a single antenna of its own. The base antenna is designed to pick up sound waves – preferably sound waves from the microphone.
May 02 10:12 AM
Contrary to what is being reported, this is not a new property tax or an increase in property taxes. This is simply an extension of the current bond property tax millage of 1.75 that is now in place. The extension would allow Caddo Parish to issue an additional $23 million in bonds to fund necessary capital improvements.
May 02 10:12 AM
One aspect of methamphetamine use that has consistently maintained my passion for disseminating information about this insidious drug is that it is as likely to be used by women as it is by men.
May 02 10:11 AM
Aided by the Yale Law School Veterans Legal Service Clinic, a handful of Vietnam veterans with PTSD filed suit in U.S. District Court in Connecticut alleging that the military didn't upgrade their discharges when it should have. Over the years, less than 5 percent of requests for upgrade have been given.
April 25 10:59 AM
Like before, the Commission has picked a date where the bond issue is the only ballot issue — Saturday, May 3. By the narrowest of margins (59 votes), the last attempted bond issue was defeated on Oct. 19, 2013. And as before, the Commission does not have a sound basis for asking for these funds from over taxed property owners.
April 25 10:59 AM
Later, Churchill explained his statement by saying, “The human tragedy reaches its climax in the fact that after all the exertions and sacrifices of hundreds of millions of people and of the victories of the Righteous Cause, we have still not found Peace or Security, and that we lie in the grip of even worse perils than those we have surmounted.
April 21 10:05 AM
The latest scuttlebutt on Shreveport’s mayoral race is that Ollie Taylor may enter this fall’s election — at the urging of current Mayor Cedric Glover. The Glover team, led by Lynn Braggs, had previously pushed Councilman Sam Jenkins to be the standard bearer until Jenkins’s unpaid taxes became common knowledge.
April 21 10:05 AM
A pastor friend of mine had gone to the local cemetery in his town to conduct a graveside service. He arrived early and took a stroll to collect his thoughts. They got swiftly uncollected when he spotted a headstone which displayed the names of a couple in his church.

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