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Alarming Increase in Heroin Deaths, Says Coroner

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One parish coroner says there’s an alarming increase in deaths due to heroin overdoses and he thinks more lenient penalties for dealing in the drug may be to blame.  Jason Newton has more.

KLAX ABC 31 News 10/29/13

LSUA Students Given Interview Tips

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The Quad at LSU Alexandria was turned into a runway today.
Students are given tips on how to look sharp when interviewing for a job as well as techniques for answering questions.  There were also live interviews for internship positions at Dillard’s.
The fashions are provided by Dillard’s and the event was organized with help from the [...]

Work Begins on New Library Branch

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The Lower Third Street area is getting a new library: the Martin Luther King Junior Branch.
Today, the ground is broken for the new facility in the 11 hundred block of Broadway, between Peabody Magnet and the fire station.  Tudor Construction will begin work in a few weeks and the construction is scheduled for completion next [...]

NSU Teacher Named Techology Educator of the Year

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An NSU business teacher is named Technology Educator of the year by Governor Bobby Jindal.
She’s doctor Margaret Kilcoyne, who is director of the business school.  Technology routinely impacts her administrative work in promoting the business school and bolstering student recruiting.
The awards ceremony was held in Baton Rouge, on Monday.
Click here for more information.
KLAX ABC 31 [...]

Forensic anthropologist Mary Manhein to speak at NSU

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[ November 7, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Mary H. Manhein, head of LSU Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services, or FACES, Lab, will deliver the annual Fleming Thomas Lecture at Northwestern State University Thursday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Friedman Student Union Ballroom. Admission is free and open to the public.

Her lecture topic is “Forensic Anthropology in the [...]

Authors Ernest Gaines, Kent Wascom to give readings at NSU

[ November 5, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Authors Ernest Gaines and Kent Wascom along with Team Slam New Orleans will present readings at Northwestern State University this fall. Admission to each event is free and open to the public.

Wascom will present a reading Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Fleming Thomas and Jean D’Amato Thomas Reading Room. Wascom [...]

Kiwanis Kids Day Nov. 9th

[ November 9, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Area Kiwanis clubs are being invited to help youth participate in the Kiwanis Kids Day Saturday, Nov. 9, centered around the 3 p.m. regionally-televised Northwestern State football game in Turpin Stadium against Lamar.

NSU Athletics and the Kiwanis Club of Natchitoches are teaming up to host the Nov. 9 Kiwanis Kids Day event. Ticket [...]

City helps citizens get connected with Mobile Apps

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A new citizen is emerging. Every day, tech-minded citizens across the country are doing good by their communities using technology as the tool.
The City of Alexandria has many ways to stay connected empowering citizens to act and interact and connecting just got easier with new two new tools for your convenience. New services like the [...]

SAFEALEX Clinic Set Nov. 20-21

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[ November 20, 2013 to November 21, 2013. ] Alexandria’s SafeAlex program, under the direction of Charles F. Smith Jr., will present a two-day clinic, Wednesday, Nov. 20, and Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Central Louisiana Business Incubator, 1501 Wimbledon Boulevard in 
Alexandria.

SafeAlex is designed to enable citizens to become involved in making Alexandria safer through the education, empowerment and actions of the individuals [...]

Sylvan Learning Offers Parents 7 Simple Tips for Choosing Kid Tech Tools

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Alexandria, LA – Computers, video games, mobile phones, and tablets are ubiquitous in our lives and the lives of our kids.  Parents want to embrace technology to facilitate their children’s learning. But with so much technology available, how are parents supposed to know which tools and activities will actually help build skills?
“Every day new resources [...]