LSU Health Shreveport Chancellor Ghali placed on leave following allegations of gender descrimination,

Even as Ghali is on administrative leave from the position of Chancellor, he still has access to medical students, residents and other learners through clinical rotations and other hospital duties.

Biden team moves swiftly to tackle pipeline political peril

The Biden administration swung aggressively into action after a primary gasoline pipeline fell prey to a cyberattack — understanding that the situation posed a possible series of political and economic risks.
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  Emergency program to give eligible people $50 off internet bill

The government is increasing spending on broadband as the pandemic made stark that millions of Americans did not have access to, and could not afford, broadband at a time when jobs, school and health care was moving online.

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Pleasant weather for the ArkLaTex to close out week

LSP: Missing Basile child found safe and unharmed

Gov. Edwards heads to nation’s capital to testify on offshore oil and gas exploration, climate change

  Ochsner doctors weigh in on Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children 12 and up

  EXPLAINER: How COVID-19 vaccines will work for kids in US

A government advisory committee recommended Pfizer’s vaccine for children 12 and older on Wednesday, after the Food and Drug Administration expanded authorization of the shots to the age group earlier in the week.

  ArkLaTex hoping to fill increased job openings

Former ArkLaTex principal, coach rearrested

CAPTURED: Man accused of shooting 7, kidnapping woman in 3 separate incidents

Bill to make kindergarten mandatory in La. easily passes in Senate

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Mother punches, chases would-be car thief down sidewalk

The would-be thief climbed out the passenger’s side door then fled after the mother continued to chase him.

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  Trucking industry seeing a shortage of drivers

Autopsy shows Avinger man died from smoke inhalation during fire

Center man dies in Nacogdoches County log truck crash

The driver of the Kenworth is identified Kenedy Edwards, 54, from Center.

  Wadley Regional Medical Center announces plans for new hospital

This is National Hospital Staff week, and Texarkana hospital leaders at Wadley Regional Medical Center used the occasion to make an announcement about the future of the health care facility.

LOUISIANA NEWS

CAPTURED: Man accused of shooting 7, kidnapping woman in 3 separate incidents

The NOPD is searching for 26-year-old Darran Boykins

Google launches app to preserve Louisiana Creole

These days, it’s hard to come across someone who can speak Creole French, and that’s because it’s one of 10 endangered languages across the globe.

TEXARKANA NEWS

  Trucking industry seeing a shortage of drivers

Arkansans speak out regarding unemployment assistance ending

Missing elderly man in Texarkana found safe

Jeremiah Hardmon was found safe.

Report: Arkansas in foster care crisis, needs more foster homes

There were nearly 4,400 children in foster care in the state of Arkansas last year, with state officials and officials with a Central Arkansas non-profit saying Friday that the need is great for help.

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  THE INVESTIGATORS: Agencies misplaced bikes, vacuums, other items according to state records

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Former SPD officer again charged with malfeasance

Google launches app to preserve Louisiana Creole

Nearly half a foot of rain has fallen since Sunday in parts of the ArkLaTex

Autopsy shows Avinger man died from smoke inhalation during fire

PHOTOS: EF0 tornado downs trees, damages cars, homes in New Orleans

The National Weather Service will survey the damage and will confirm if it was in fact a tornado.
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Colonial Pipeline restarts operations days after major hack

The nation’s largest fuel pipeline restarted operations, days after it was forced to shut down by a gang of hackers.

WATCH: Doorbell camera captures EF0 tornado in Algiers

‘We just don’t know’: Transportation leaders unsure on timeline for reopening I-40 bridge

  US advisers endorse Pfizer COVID shot for kids 12 and up

Cross Lake closed for boaters due to high water levels