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City to Hold Meeting on Bike Paths
The City will hold its second community meeting next week to discuss the location of pilot bike paths. The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, at Centenary College’s Whited Room.
Those who reported getting the ideal amount of moderate to vigorous physical activity were about 24 percent less likely to develop hypertension.
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One of the noted scientists whose accomplishments are being celebrated during Black History Month, African-American physician Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller was among the pioneering researchers who worked with Dr. Alois Alzheimer on the disease later named after Dr. Alzheimer... MORE
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. NORTH KOREA FIRES BALLISTIC MISSILE
The worry is that Pyongyang might conduct nuclear or long-range rocket tests ahead of the first summit between Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this week.
2. DEATH TOLL RISING IN SYRIA
A monitoring group says 72 are now dead from a suspected chemical attack on a northern town near Idlib and activists report renewed airstrikes on Khan Sheikhoun.
3. WHERE RUSSIAN SUBWAY BOMB PROBE IS HEADING
Investigators search the suspected suicide bomber's home in St. Petersburg and examine footage that shows Akbardzhon Dzhalilov with a bag and a backpack.
4. MCCONNELL SAY HE HAS VOTES FOR 'NUCLEAR OPTION'
The Senate majority leader says he can bust a planned Democratic filibuster of Trump's Supreme Court nominee, a showdown that could change the Senate, and the court, for generations.
5. 'WINTER WHITE HOUSE' IS ULTIMATE MARKETING PLOY
When Trump meets China's leader at Mar-a-Lago later this week, it's a pretty nice advertisement for the U.S. president, who owns the luxurious, oceanfront, members-only property in Florida... MORE
Shreveport HIV/AIDS Call to Action:
Half of black, quarter of Latino gay men projected to be diagnosed within their lifetime. Heterosexuals not immune.
The Beatings Paradigm: A carryover from our slavery past? Is there a correlation between planta-tion coding, and black parenting and discipline?
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