There are efforts to change how decisions are made about which books libraries should stock and which section they belong in. Some advocate using a national rating system like the one used for movies.
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KEDM and United Way NELA encourage and assist young readers with 6th Annual "Give The Joy of Learning" campaignStarting November 29 and going through December 1, KEDM will be accepting donations for their year-end fundraiser, Give the Joy of Learning.
The City of Monroe invites business owners, entrepreneurs, and individuals with a passion for fostering economic growth in the 165 North Corridor and the I-20 East Corridor to a Small Business Meet & Greet. A meeting has been scheduled for November 30 at 9 AM at the Clarke M. Williams Innovation Campus.
Louisiana-Monroe fired coach Terry Bowden on Sunday after the Warhawks finished a fifth straight losing season. Bowden was 10-26 in three seasons after taking over for Matt Viator and never finished in the upper half of the Sun Belt Conference’s West Division.
Northeast Louisiana Delta African American Heritage Museum will host an artist reception, Sunday, December 3, 2024 from 4pm – 7pm. This reception is open to the public.
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Hamas released 11 Israelis and a bus with Palestinian prisoners arrived in the West Bank after the two sides announced a continuation of their temporary cease-fire to facilitate more exchanges.
Aaron Glantz writes that he was adrift after years of reporting in Iraq and on the war's effects. His fellowship at The Carter Center and a pointed question from the first lady put him back on course.
As graphic images from Gaza flood social media platforms, many people are claiming those images are fake, in the latest iteration of a disturbing trope.
On Tuesday, a Washington County judge sentenced 41-year-old Dawn Elaine Coleman of Shreveport, Louisiana, to 30 years with five years suspended to probation.
KEDM and United Way NELA encourage and assist young readers with 6th Annual "Give The Joy of Learning" campaign
Starting November 29 and going through December 1, KEDM will be accepting donations for their year-end fundraiser, Give the Joy of Learning.
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