First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to graduates at Dillard University on Saturday, equating her struggle as a minority student with theirs. She pushed for graduates to help the next potential class of geniuses by reaching out as tutors and advisers.
Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover covered several topics during his visit to the 710 KEEL studio this morning. Among them were U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Louisiana DOTD Secretary Sherri Lebas' visit to Shreveport, and the ongoing Fire Station 8 scandal.
The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office has received complaints from parents in recent days about a serious issue involving children...the use of social media to send and receive nude and semi-nude photos of themselves and their peers.
Due to the extremely dry conditions in certain parishes within the state, State Fire Marshal Butch Browning and Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain have issued a cease and desist order for all private burning.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is proposing to cut Medicare home health funding by 3.5% each year from 2014 to 2017. Former Louisiana U.S. Congressman Billy Tauzin, who's part of the Senior Council at the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare, says that would be catastrophic.