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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 $149,900 which is roughly $63/per square foot. More Shreveport information.

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1 hr ago | The Times

New trial date will be set today for convicteda

New trial date will be set today for convicted killer High court cited failure to excuse prospective juror when vacating Mikelson's conviction. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/local/2014/09/17/new-trial-date-will-set-today-convicted-killer/15763423/ A man who's been sitting on death row for killing and dismembering a Shreveport businessmen in 2007 will learn his new trial date today.

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6 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

Chromeo played Summerstage with Big Freedia who's touring this fall, playing Glasslands

"Saw @chromeo last night in Central Park. One of the most fun nights I've had in so long! Danced my bum off" - @jaglever It was a long wait for Chromeo, but after an agonizing 30 minutes, white lights poured out from the stage in every direction, and with seemingly no transitional moment at all, Dave 1's guitar wailed from between the LEDs.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Missouri GM Plant Adding 750 jobs

To keep up with demand for new trucks, General Motors is adding a third shift and 750 jobs to a plant in Missouri. General Motors will add a third shift to its plant in Wentzville for pickup and van production, bringing 750 new jobs to the facility.

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The Times

Tourism officials look for insight on sellinga

Tourism officials look for insight on selling culture The lieutenant governor was in Shreveport-Bossier seeking local input on tourism Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/money/business/2014/09/16/tourism-officials-look-insight-selling-culture/15743353/ SRAC Executive Director Pam Atchison talks during the Tourism town hall meeting with Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne Tuesday afternoon at the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

23 arrested in drug trafficking investigation

The Department of Environmental Quality, working with the State Fire Marshal's Office, issued an administrative order requiring a Shreveport landfill to cease all landfill disposal operations at its Russell Road construction and demolition landfill. The Department of Environmental Quality, working with the State Fire Marshal's Office, issued an administrative order requiring a Shreveport landfill to cease all landfill disposal operations at its Russell Road construction and demolition landfill.

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Bike EXIF

Re: BMW S1000RR custom

Yes, you're looking at a BMW S1000RR. The asymmetrical bodywork has gone, along with the oddball headlights and spindly mirrors.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Times

SFD program helps cut unnecessary 911 calls

SFD program helps cut unnecessary 911 calls The Shreveport Fire Department, in addition to emergencies, also tries to help people before a crisis Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/local/2014/09/15/sfd-program-helps-cut-unnecessary-calls/15702387/ The woman on the couch was drowsy when the EMS officers arrived. Feet propped on a wheelchair, she sat swaddled in a blanket next to a tray of pill boxes, an inhaler and cigarettes.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Indicted official denied court-appointed lawyer

Water Works District number 1 employees have been working to try to flesh out that brain eating amoeba out of their water system. A Sabine Parish water system has been working non-stop since the Department of Health and Hospitals announced Friday the existence of a brain eating amoeba in their water.

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The Times

Officers, suspect hurt in armed robberya

Officers, suspect hurt in armed robbery investigation Anthony Thomas was shot in the wrist as he struggled with officers during his arrest. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/crime/2014/09/15/officers-suspect-hurt-armed-robbery-investigation/15671375/ Shreveport police continue to investigate two incidents at ATM where separate victims say they were approached by three men, one of whom was armed with a gun.

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The Times

Family, friends say goodbye to Angela Godley

Family, friends say goodbye to Angela Godley Angela Godley gave "physical, financial, emotional care" to everyone in her life. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/local/2014/09/15/family-friends-say-goodbye-angela-godley/15673795/ Angela Godley applied her talent for nurturing equally to her nursing patients at Christus Highland and patrons at Noble Savage Tavern in Shreveport.

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The Times

Child care providers concerned about funding

Child care providers concerned about funding The state's new plans have child care providers worried Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/education/k-12/2014/09/15/child-care-providers-concerned-funding/15677501/ Superintendent of Education John white answers questions from childcare providers during an update on the state's plans to implement Act 3 of 2012. BATON ROUGE - While most child care providers in the state support efforts to upgrade care and unify the application process for parents, they're concerned about funding cuts and what it will cost to implement the state's new plans.

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The Times

Some rural cops tote guns with little training

Some rural cops tote guns with little training Small towns take advantage of law allowing officers to avoid academy for months, years Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/local/2014/09/15/rural-louisiana-police-officers-tote-guns-little-training/15540981/ Justin Sundquist works with other cadets during firearms training during the 36th basic academy recently at the CPSO Regional Training Academy in south Caddo Parish. But drive through rural Louisiana and it's possible to be stopped by a law enforcement officer who's never experienced a day of police academy and the instruction on use of force, stressful scenarios and physical fitness that comes with it.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Advocate

Ask The Advocate: Tourism, no matter how you slice it

"Convention and Visitors Bureaus: These are local tourism bureaus, usually governed by a board but sometimes part of municipal governments or chambers of commerce. They are usually funded by lodging taxes.

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WBRZ

La. State Fair head arrested on marijuana charge

The State Fair of Louisiana's president and general manager is facing a drug charge following an arrest early Saturday morning. 43 year-old Chris Giordano was arrested for possession of marijuana according to the Shreveport Police Department.

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The Times

Ouachita DA: Gwen's Law well worth any rise in workload

Ouachita DA: Gwen's Law well worth any rise in workload "It's a damn good thing for domestic violence," he says of law by Shreveport lawmaker. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/crime/2014/09/14/ouachita-da-gwens-law-worth-rise-workload/15619607/ Valerie Bowman, director of the Family Justice Center, says Gwen's Law could add to a victim's concerns even as it aims to curtail domestic violence.

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The Times

Challenge: No homeless veterans by 2015

Challenge: No homeless veterans by 2015 Glover commits to supporting strategies to end veteran homelessness in Shreveport by 2015. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/opinion/columnists/2014/09/14/challenge-homeless-veterans/15540331/ To most of us, a veteran facing homelessness is an unacceptable situation.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Times

Slain Shreveport officer spurs stop-the-bleedinga

Slain Shreveport officer spurs stop-the-bleeding effort Charity that aims to keep hurt officers from bleeding to death began with Haughton student. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/local/2014/09/14/slain-shreveport-officer-spurs-stop-bleeding-effort/15620167/ A charity that provides medical kits to help prevent injured police officers from bleeding to death began with a high school English project that was sparked by the fatal shooting of a Shreveport policeman in 2010.

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The Times

Students, staffers honor late School Board member

Mooretown Elementary will rename its auditorium after the late Lillian Priest as a permanent reminder of her dedication to Caddo School Board District 7. Students, staffers honor late School Board member Mooretown Elementary will rename its auditorium after the late Lillian Priest as a permanent reminder of her dedication to Caddo School Board District 7. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/education/k-12/2014/09/13/students-staffers-honor-late-school-board-member/15573373/ Students cheer as teachers and staffers slide into ice water to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. They also collected bottled water in partnership with The Simple Church.

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The Town Talk

Natchitoches dad faces murder charge in death of baby

A Natchitoches man faces a second-degree murder charge in connection to the death of his 14-week-old daughter. Natchitoches dad faces murder charge in death of baby A Natchitoches man faces a second-degree murder charge in connection to the death of his 14-week-old daughter.

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The Times

Louisiana Music Prize narrows field in its contest to 5Louisiana...

The five finalists to compete Oct. 9 are New Orleans soul singer Lynn Drury; Washington, D.C., indie rock band Static Scene; Austin-based Sole Track Mind and local bands The Devil Anse and Ian Quiet Band. Louisiana Music Prize narrows field in its contest to 5 The five finalists to compete Oct. 9 are New Orleans soul singer Lynn Drury; Washington, D.C., indie rock band Static Scene; Austin-based Sole Track Mind and local bands The Devil Anse and Ian Quiet Band.

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