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Research gives hope to salvinia problem on Lake Bistineau

Research gives hope to salvinia problem on Lake Bistineau

A doctor of research at the National Center for Pharmaceutical Crops has discovered that a possible cancer-fighting agent in giant salvinia can be used to kill the plant that is draining the life of Lake Bistineau.

Dr. Shiyou Li, director of NCPC at Stephen F. Austin State University has been conducting tests in the lab and field that revealed that salvinia endocides successfully controlled the plants in various stages of growth.

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Attorney calls expert witness in Explo case

Attorney calls expert witness in Explo case

Two Explo Systems officials were in 26th Judicial District Court Friday where their attorneys called an expert witness in a motion to quash. Judge Michael Craig heard tes...

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Local minister writing for world’s oldest publishing house

Local minister writing for world’s oldest publishing house

Frank Hughes is considered by his peers to be one of the foremost authorities on the apostle Paul. He is also a renowned Biblical scholar who understands rhetoric when ap...

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Sales tax free for hunters Sept. 5-7

BATON ROUGE — Guns, ammunition and other hunting supplies are exempt from state and local sales taxes this weekend.

The 2014 Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax H...

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Annual vintage bike and car show nearing

Annual vintage bike and car show nearing

Free registration is now open to all car and bike owners interested in participating in Vintage Car Club's 2014 Car and Bike Show & Shine scheduled for 11 a.m. until ...

Last Updated ( September 02, 2014 )

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Budget, appeal top council agenda

Budget, appeal top council agenda

The City of Minden's proposed budget for 2014-15 and an appeal concerning a zoning variance granted by the Minden Planning Commission top the city council agenda for the ...

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Sexton: DWI checkpoint successful

Sexton: DWI checkpoint successful

Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton knows numbers aren't always the best indicator of a successful operation.

"If you look at the statistics, the actual arrests are not hig...

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