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Beginning in September 2012, the library will offer late hours for the school year on Tuesdays. Free homework help will be provided through www.homeworkla.org. The Tuesday Library Hours will be 5:00-8:00!
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On the Calendar:  Monday, 6/1/2015 11:00 AM
SUMMER READING KICKOFF!!!: Join us on Monday, June 1 from 11:00-1:00 to sign up for Summer Reading. This will be a come and go program and will feature an interactive hands on lego building project with Marvel Superhero Legos & Bricks 4 Kidz - Ruston/West Monroe/Monroe, La and a "caring for your pet" petting zoo with "Underdog" and the Union (Louisiana) Humane Society. All children who register receive a free goodie bag, reading logs, and a costumed photo booth picture for the "Every Hero Has a Story". Calendar

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Fri, 22 May 2015 16:48:22 GMT
Korean Air 'Nut Rage' Exec Freed by Court

A South Korean court on Friday suspended the prison term of a former Korean Air executive whose onboard "nut rage" tantrum delayed a flight last year.







Fri, 22 May 2015 13:34:25 GMT
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Fri, 22 May 2015 04:16:30 GMT
Terminal Takedown: Cops Use Taser on Passenger at LAX

Los Angeles airport police used a Taser to stun a man and take him into custody after he breached security at LAX Terminal 6, officials said.







Thu, 21 May 2015 08:05:29 GMT
How to Find Last-Minute Memorial Day Travel Deals

Scrambling to make last minute plans for the upcoming holiday weekend? CNBC's Landon Dowdy zeros in on four tips that will help plan that perfect getaway without breaking the bank.







Wed, 20 May 2015 15:06:15 GMT
Cruise Crew Loses Control, Runs Aground Off Bermuda

The ship with over 2,700 passengers, went dark at about 5 p.m. ET Tuesday. The Coast Guard was called in to assess any damage.







Wed, 20 May 2015 06:26:52 GMT
Bag Handlers Charged With Moving Drugs Through Airport

Fourteen people, including three baggage handlers, were arrested in a scheme to move drugs around the country by skirting Oakland's airport security.







Tue, 19 May 2015 03:39:48 GMT
A Quarter of Crashes Involve Cell Phone Use: Study

The National Safety Council said in a new report that 27 to 37 percent of all U.S. vehicle collisions in 2013 were due to some form of cell phone use.







Tue, 19 May 2015 00:09:38 GMT
Security Expert Says He Took Control of Airplane From Seat

A computer security expert told the FBI he hacked into a plane's computer system and briefly took over the controls, causing it to pitch sideways.







Mon, 18 May 2015 23:30:53 GMT
Funerals for Amtrak Victims Held in New York, New Jersey

Funeral Masses were held for two of the eight victims of last week's Amtrak crash, Laura Finamore, 47, and Bob Gildersleeve, 45.







Mon, 18 May 2015 19:45:49 GMT
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