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Shreveport, Louisiana is located in Caddo Parish. Zip codes in Shreveport, LA include 71153, 71166, and 71136. The median home price in Shreveport is $154,900 which is roughly $64/per square foot. More Shreveport information.

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At the Library: Library partners with National Weather Service

The following article is posted on their website: "The Bossier Parish Library was recently recognized as becoming the first Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador in the Arklatex.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Times

La. VA secretary among meeting invitees

Joining VA Secretary David LaCerte, of Baton Rouge, and Erik Glover, associate director at Overton Brooks, will be Rod Huebbers, CEO of University Health in Shreveport, and union representative Janice Priest, president of LSU Health Local 2649.

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The Times

Eating in theraw

Many Shreveporters aren't sitting down to a home-cooked meal every night. They are sitting at the dinner table enjoying home-chopped dishes that are entirely raw and uncooked.

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The Times

Fire damages Shreveport apartment building

A fire severely damaged two dwellings within the Olde Salem Village Apartment complex at 6725 Buncombe Road this morning, said Chief Scott Wolverton of the Shreveport Fire Department.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Govt fails to vet chemical plants for terror risk

The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education held a special meeting Tuesday morning to determine whether to take legal action against Gov. Bobby Jindal on the Common Core issue.

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The Times

5 Shreveport-Bossier government stories to watch

Here's your list of local government stories to watch for this week: After an exhaustive search for a new executive director -- which included vetting the degrees of applicants -- the Metropolitan Planning Committee whittled its pool of 47 candidates to one, Robert Massarelli of Titusville, Florida.

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The Times

Film Prize bringing out-of-towners, dollars to Shreveport

It's only been in existence a short time, but the Louisiana Film Prize has brought people and dollars to northwest Louisiana.

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The Times

Early morning fire damages Shreveport home

Shreveport firefighters had to avoid a downed electric service line to put out a blaze at a home in the Martin Luther King Jr. neighborhood early this morning.

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The Times

Stroller for July 29, 2014

<![CDATA[Celebrating a birthday today: Ginger Cox, 79, of Shreveport. ... Cedric Redd, of Shreveport. ... Shelby Victoria Lee, of Shreveport. ... Sherneil Smith, of Shreveport. ... Eddie Mac Thomas, of Shreveport. ... Phyllis Ann Owen, 70, of Shreveport. ... Melvin Mitchell, of Shreveport. Celebrated a birthday July 28: Lula Dixson Harris, of Westdale. ... Christan Lynae' Johnson, 6, daughter of Tonya Johnson and Cedric Caldwell, of Shreveport. Editor's note: Caddo, Bossier and DeSoto Animal Control will not pickup all unwanted animals. If you bring in your domestic animal, mainly dogs and cats, the Animal Control office will accept them. Bossier Animal Control, (318) 741-8499, Caddo Animal Control, (318) 226-6624 or DeSoto Animal Control, (318) 871-2900. Dogs and cats are available for adoption at Bossier, Caddo and Desoto. To place information in Stroller, call (318) 459-3233 between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. weekdays and between 2 and 5 p.m. weekends. Send email to pealy@shreveporttimes.com Label: Attention Stroller.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Times

Shreveport wants to issue $75M in bonds

Shreveport wants to issue $75 million in bonds so it can pay for mandatory improvements for its aging water sewer system as a federal consent decree requires.

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The Times

Several arrested during parish, city drug investigations

Sheriff Steve Prator and Police Chief Willie Shaw announced the arrests of several people on drug charges following investigations in Caddo Parish and the City of Shreveport.

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The Times

Bossier City police nab suspected cigarette thief

Bossier City police have arrested a man wanted in connection with the theft of cigarettes from Circle K stores earlier in July.

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The Times

Brady Blade Jr. brings top-of-the-line studio to Shreveport

There's something that sticks in the back of his mind when Brady Blade Jr. performs and records outside his hometown.

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Shreveport minister protests 'Black Jesus' series

Bishop Larry Brandon, minister of Praise Temple Full Gospel Baptist Church in Shreveport, is calling on community members to protest 'Black Jesus', a TV series that debuts Aug. 7. Adult Swim network's show has drawn criticism from faith leaders around the country.

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Churches reach out to different ethnic groups

Local churches are showcasing their community outreach by offering services designed for specific ethnic groups.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Times

Early morning shooting sends man to hospital

Shreveport police detectives hope to learn who is responsible for shooting a local man overnight.

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2012 data: Shreveport doctor collects state's largest individual share of Medicare payments

A Shreveport cancer specialist received the largest individual share of Medicare payments in Louisiana in 2012.

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WCTV Tallahassee

Stalking predators online stresses cyber cops

They'd flirted online. The man sent roses, delivered to a local school. He eventually traveled from Keithville, south of Shreveport, to Springhill, north of Shreveport, for a romantic weekend with his cyber sweetheart, bringing his approving 81-year-old parents along.

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Stroller for July 27, 2014

Tessie R. Simmons, of Shreveport. ... Jacorious Jeter, 18, of Princeton. ... Chelsea Danielle Johnson, 16, daughter of David and Chena Johnson, of Shreveport.

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The Times

Shafferman: It's The People vs. Tim Larkin in southeast Shreveport

The People vs. Tim Larkin Having read articles in The Times recently by Michael Corbin, Elliot Stonecipher, Louis Avallone, Helen Smith, Willie Bradford, and a truck driver who transports hazardous cargo, and Times reporter Adam Duvernay, it is apparent that the majority of Shreveport citizens and area businesses desire the shortest route to ... (more)

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