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On the Calendar:  Thursday, 3/5/2015 11:00 AM
~Red Beans & Blues Brunch~: DUE TO WEATHER: This event has been moved back to March 5. Join the Union Arts Council and the Union Parish Library as we host a Red Beans and Blues Brunch with local blues artist Slim Finley. Calendar

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The bitter cold temperatures have turned Niagara Falls into a beautiful series of frozen falls.






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Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:23:48 GMT
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Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:29:28 GMT
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Astronauts work hard all day. Why shouldn't they have a nice drink when they get back to the safety of the space station?






Tue, 03 Mar 2015 23:41:39 GMT
Apple and Google Plan Fixes for 'Freak' Security Bug

The two companies have developed software fixes for a newly uncovered security flaw affecting mobile devices and Mac computers.






Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:48:38 GMT
Google Street View Visits The Amazon Jungle

Google has teamed up with a Brazilian NGO that aims to promote conservation in the Amazon jungle, providing us with the Amazon Street View.






Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:33:59 GMT
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The all-steel version of Pebble's new Time smartwatch helped the project become the most-backed of all time Tuesday.






Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:28:56 GMT
NBC News Sponsors NYC Drone Film Festival

NBC News has signed on as the headline sponsor of the first New York City Drone Film Festival, an event celebrating the art of drone cinematography.

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:42:21 GMT
NBC News Sponsors NYC Drone Film Festival

NBC News has signed on as the headline sponsor of the first New York City Drone Film Festival, an event celebrating the art of drone cinematography.






Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:42:21 GMT
Were Hillary Clinton's Emails Safe from Hackers?

How safe were Hillary Clinton's emails? That is the question security experts are asking.

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