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Alternatives explored: Public meeting held on plans for M6 disposal



The Minden Dialogue Committee is holding a public meeting today to discuss alternative remedies to destroy 15 million pounds of M6 propellant stored at Camp Minden. The committee is made up of 8 people that include scientists, elected officials and representatives of state and federal agencies. On KSLA News 12 at 5, we'll be live at the meeting and have the latest on the process of of deciding on how to dispose of the explosives. 

Plus, we are just two days away from one of the biggest parades to roll through the streets of Shreveport. The Krewe of Gemini is hoping to get everyone into the Mardi Gras spirit at this year's float loading party. Krewe members are already preparing for the big event at the Gemini Den.

Concerns over what may happen to the Palmetto Country Club and Golf Course in Benton have motivated some residents in the area to put up signs in their yards, pass around petitions and rally against the rezoning the land. On KSLA News 12 at 6, we'll hear what neighbors have to say about the situation and we'll also talk to the MPC to find out what the zoning changes will be should they vote to rezone the land. 

We've enjoyed some beautiful and warm weather lately but don't pack away your winter clothes just yet. We're expecting temperatures to drop below freezing by Friday night. On KSLA News 12 at 5 and 6 Chief Meteorologist Jeff Castle will have your full forecast.

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