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On the Calendar:  Saturday, 9/6/2014 12:30 PM
ZUMBA Class!: "Teen Girls ONLY" An aerobic fitness program featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and performed primarily to Latin American dance music. UNION PARISH LIBRARY MEETING ROOM Instructed By: Deanna Williams Sepulvado of Union Parish Calendar

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Experimental Ebola drug cured 100% of monkeys tested

The small study of ZMapp is "a monumental achievement."

      
 
 

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:09:35 -0400
Pentagon considers military operations in Syria

Pentagon officials say they are planning for potential military options in Syria, targeting Islamic militants. Those operations would extend efforts already underway in Iraq, which officials say is costing an average of $7.5 million per day. (Aug. 2

      
 
 

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:41:49 -0400
White House: No change to US terror warnings

White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the US does not expect to raise its terrorism threat warning level after British authorities raised their level to severe, the country's second highest level. (Aug. 29)

      
 
 

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:33:02 -0400
Home in cross hairs of Atlantic City's future

A New Jersey man is fighting to keep his late-parent's home. As the Revel casino closes, the state says it still needs the land for development, but owner Charlie Birnbaum says his property is not for sale. (Aug. 29)

      
 
 

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:11:50 -0400
Tony Stewart: 'This will affect my life forever'

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart spoke to the media Friday about a deadly accident that killed another driver during a sprint-car race in New York three weeks ago. (Aug. 29)

      
 
 

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:06:02 -0400
Fact check: Scandalous ad in New Hampshire race

A conservative group accuses Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in a TV ad of "profiting from her votes in Congress." But the scandal is how the group distorts the facts.

      
 
 

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:53:23 -0400
A strange world

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:50:53 -0400
Tackling 'The Beast' to stop illegal crossings

Federal agents in Mexico patrol the tracks that carry, "The Beast," a freight train line notorious for carrying people from Central America looking to cross into the United States illegally. (Aug. 29)

      
 
 

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:53:31 -0400
The week in pictures

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:45:42 -0400
You'll be surprised at who plays in this bluegrass band

They call themselves the "Wild Berry Pickers," this family of eight is unique in multiple ways.

      
 
 

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:16:48 -0400
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