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  • Helicopter Hog Hunting

    Helicopter Hog Hunting

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:15:01 GMT
    It's a problem that can cost local farmers thousands of dollars a year, the damage is being done by feral or wild hogs. They can do some serious damage, but now the State of Louisiana is trying to help in a way you may not have thought of.
    It's a problem that can cost local farmers thousands of dollars a year, the damage is being done by feral or wild hogs. They can do some serious damage, but now the State of Louisiana is trying to help in a way you may not have thought of.
  • East Texas families with quintuplets bond through diapers

    East Texas families with quintuplets bond through diapers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:20:30 GMT
    The Seals family from Maud, TX stole our hearts in March when proud mother Michelle delivered quintuplets - four girls and one boy!
    The Seals family from Maud, TX stole our hearts in March when proud mother Michelle delivered quintuplets - four girls and one boy!
  • Drones and business- is there a future together?

    Drones and business- is there a future together?

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:34:27 GMT
    Jeff McGee captures a picture of a neighbor from above using his UAV. Jeff McGee captures a picture of a neighbor from above using his UAV.
    With a quick start of an unmanned aerial vehicle, a business idea takes off.
    With a quick start of an unmanned aerial vehicle, a business idea takes off.
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  • Overton Brooks' Patient's appointment cancellation causes concern

    Overton Brooks' Patient's appointment cancellation causes concern

    Friday, July 11 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-07-11 18:28:29 GMT
    We've been told by many veterans that they receive quality care at the V.A. hospital in Shreveport. But for some getting an appointment to see their caregivers is the challenge. According to our V.A., they do not have a problem getting patients seen quickly - and the numbers they report echo that conclusion. We’ve uncovered concerns, however, over how their numbers look so good - while patients are still waiting to be seen.“Certainly from my viewpoint here, as a veteran, as a physician, the c...
    We've been told by many veterans that they receive quality care at the V.A. hospital in Shreveport. But for some getting an appointment to see their caregivers is the challenge. According to our V.A., they do not have a problem getting patients seen quickly - and the numbers they report echo that conclusion. We’ve uncovered concerns, however, over how their numbers look so good - while patients are still waiting to be seen.“Certainly from my viewpoint here, as a veteran, as a physician, the c...
  • Overton Brooks Patient says V.A. is lying about access to care

    Overton Brooks Patient says V.A. is lying about access to care

    Friday, July 11 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-07-11 18:14:50 GMT
    So far we've brought you a whistle blower employee, and then, after two weeks of waiting, you heard the official V.A. response. But it's said that there are three sides to every story.“We're not challenged for access at Overton Brooks, we can provide same day access, that's why we're encouraging same day access, that's why we're encouraging veterans to enroll into our system.” Those are the words from Interim Director at Overton Brooks V.A. Medical Center, Toby Mathew, during the news confere...
    So far we've brought you a whistle blower employee, and then, after two weeks of waiting, you heard the official V.A. response. But it's said that there are three sides to every story.“We're not challenged for access at Overton Brooks, we can provide same day access, that's why we're encouraging same day access, that's why we're encouraging veterans to enroll into our system.” Those are the words from Interim Director at Overton Brooks V.A. Medical Center, Toby Mathew, during the news confere...
  • Shreveport V.A. Whistleblower: "This behavior is built into the foundation."

    Shreveport V.A. Whistleblower: "This behavior is built into the foundation."

    Thursday, July 10 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-07-10 15:18:48 GMT
    Ever since allegations that veterans died waiting for care came out of phoenix, we've all been asking, why, and how could an organization aimed at helping our servicemen and women foster an atmosphere where this has gone on for so long? 
    Ever since allegations that veterans died waiting for care came out of phoenix, we've all been asking, why, and how could an organization aimed at helping our servicemen and women foster an atmosphere where this has gone on for so long? 
  • Texarkana NewsMore>>

  • No Texas changes in execution procedure

    No Texas changes in execution procedure

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:49:57 GMT
     Texas prison officials say they plan no changes in lethal injection procedures in the wake of problems with an execution in Arizona.
     Texas prison officials say they plan no changes in lethal injection procedures in the wake of problems with an execution in Arizona.

  • TXDOT campaign urges safe driving

    TXDOT campaign urges safe driving

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:47:29 GMT
    The energy boom is bringing jobs and prosperity to communities in the Haynesville-Bossier Shale region, but it also is putting more traffic, work crews and trucks on local roadways. 
    The energy boom is bringing jobs and prosperity to communities in the Haynesville-Bossier Shale region, but it also is putting more traffic, work crews and trucks on local roadways. 
  • Wage petitions need at least 15K more signatures

    Wage petitions need at least 15K more signatures

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:29:54 GMT
     Arkansas election officials say a proposal to raise the state's minimum wage needs at least 15,107 signatures from registered voters to qualify for the November ballot.
     Arkansas election officials say a proposal to raise the state's minimum wage needs at least 15,107 signatures from registered voters to qualify for the November ballot.

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  • Dallas-area doctor convicted of health care fraud

    Dallas-area doctor convicted of health care fraud

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:13 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:13:30 GMT
    A North Texas physician who ran a now-closed hospital near Dallas has been convicted of conspiracy, identity theft and health care fraud.
    A North Texas physician who ran a now-closed hospital near Dallas has been convicted of conspiracy, identity theft and health care fraud.
  • No Texas changes in execution procedure

    No Texas changes in execution procedure

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:49:57 GMT
     Texas prison officials say they plan no changes in lethal injection procedures in the wake of problems with an execution in Arizona.
     Texas prison officials say they plan no changes in lethal injection procedures in the wake of problems with an execution in Arizona.

  • TXDOT campaign urges safe driving

    TXDOT campaign urges safe driving

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:47:29 GMT
    The energy boom is bringing jobs and prosperity to communities in the Haynesville-Bossier Shale region, but it also is putting more traffic, work crews and trucks on local roadways. 
    The energy boom is bringing jobs and prosperity to communities in the Haynesville-Bossier Shale region, but it also is putting more traffic, work crews and trucks on local roadways. 
  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Helicopter Hog Hunting

    Helicopter Hog Hunting

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:15:01 GMT
    It's a problem that can cost local farmers thousands of dollars a year, the damage is being done by feral or wild hogs. They can do some serious damage, but now the State of Louisiana is trying to help in a way you may not have thought of.
    It's a problem that can cost local farmers thousands of dollars a year, the damage is being done by feral or wild hogs. They can do some serious damage, but now the State of Louisiana is trying to help in a way you may not have thought of.
  • Australia readies 90 police for Ukraine crash site

    Australia readies 90 police for Ukraine crash site

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:25 AM EDT2014-07-25 09:25:58 GMT
    Australia's prime minister says his country is close to finalizing a deal with Ukraine to send police and a small number of troops to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a multinational team.
    Australia's prime minister says his country is close to finalizing a deal with Ukraine to send police and a small number of troops to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a multinational team.
  • Taliban kill 14 Shiites in Afghanistan road attack

    Taliban kill 14 Shiites in Afghanistan road attack

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:24 AM EDT2014-07-25 09:24:43 GMT
    An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road.
    An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road.
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