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  • Sat, 27 May 2017 04:07:03 +0000: Making strides: New drug helps toddler take first steps - GANNETT Syndication Service
    Allie Mae Carpenter has spinal muscular atrophy and is making strides, literally, after starting a new drug, Spinraza.
  • Sat, 27 May 2017 03:55:31 +0000: Popular Lifetime dance show tapes on GSU campus - GANNETT Syndication Service
    "Bring It" Dancing Dolls and other talented teams will participate in a live taping of “Bring it” on Saturday (May 27) at Grambling State University.
  • Sat, 27 May 2017 00:11:08 +0000: OPSO: Motorcyclist dead after Thursday wreck - GANNETT Syndication Service
    A motorcyclist is dead following a Thursday afternoon wreck in West Monroe.
  • Fri, 26 May 2017 23:58:39 +0000: Chase VETS place flags at veterans' graves in Mulhearn Memorial Park - GANNETT Syndication Service
  • Fri, 26 May 2017 21:05:14 +0000: Making strides: Mae Mae learns to walk - GANNETT Syndication Service
    A Spinal Muscular Atrophy diagnosis has kept Allie Mae Carpenter from walking as quickly as her twin sister Audrey, but with a new medical treatment and the help of physical therapist Tyler Eckhardt, she is finally making strides forward.
  • Fri, 26 May 2017 20:50:13 +0000: Deaths for May 26 - GANNETT Syndication Service
    Compilation of death notices from the area.
  • Fri, 26 May 2017 20:07:39 +0000: Clinton warns of authoritarianism, mentions ‘impeachment’ in scorching speech - GANNETT Syndication Service
    Hillary Clinton warned of the dangers of creeping authoritarianism, including an “all-out assault on truth,” mind control and “alternative facts” — and even dropped the word “impeachment” — in her most scorching critique of President Trump’s administration since he took office.
  • Fri, 26 May 2017 19:58:47 +0000: ULM pharmacy researchers link olive oil to preventing cancer, Alzheimer’s - GANNETT Syndication Service
    Today, two researchers at the University of Louisiana Monroe are developing a product which they believe could have an even greater benefit – prevention of two of humanity’s most devastating illnesses, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Fri, 26 May 2017 19:40:45 +0000: Budget keeps funds for black colleges - GANNETT Syndication Service
    WASHINGTON — Months after meeting with President Trump, leaders of black colleges and universities welcomed support for year-round Pell Grants in his proposed budget, but many said they’re disappointed funding would not increase for their institution
  • Fri, 26 May 2017 19:01:22 +0000: Close, but no Israel in legislature - GANNETT Syndication Service
    Rep. Valarie Hodges’ efforts to prevent the Louisiana Deferred Compensation Plan from investing in companies boycotting Israel were squelched.