As some of you may know KALB.com debuted a new service called TextCaster Tuesday night. It is a free text message system which alerts subscribers to breaking news and weather. I have been a subscriber of the service since October from a TV station in Charleston and consequently have been the first to know about weather, road closures and breaking news. Before debuting the service here I wanted to see how it can be used. Then the massacre in Virgina Tech happened and it was clear KALB.com needed to jump in and do this too. We are committed to developing technology that can help central Louisiana residents and have this potential warning system no matter how basic.
Could a text message service have warned the students of Virginia Tech earlier?
Facebook has become the place to mourn for college students wishing to express their pain in the aftermath of the shooting deaths on VT. If you wish to express your feelings KALB.com has a special section
And finally, I want to thank all of you who took part in our discussion on gun control. Read this article to find out what our presidential candidates are saying.
The gun debate has begun again.