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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 $161,500 which is roughly $66/per square foot. More Shreveport information.

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3 hrs ago | The Times

Feeding people, building friendships

The Highland Blessing Dinner at the Highland Center in Shreveport is celebrating its second anniversary Thursday, and Cathie Dodson, who was instrumental in starting the weekly gathering for people who might not otherwise know where their next source of nutrition will come from, couldn't be more proud.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Advocate

Senate panel OKs judge reduction

Advocate Photo by MICHELLE MILLHOLLON -- New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, right, was in Baton Rouge to testify Tuesday in favor of legislation that would reduce the number of juvenile judges serving Orleans Parish.

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The Times

Artist Profile: Karen La Beau

Shreveport artist Karen La Beau recently opened her Highland home and studio to The Times for a peek into her creative world.

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The Times

Keep Christian Services in its' current location

I am writing this letter with a heavy heart upon hearing that the decision has been made to move Christian Service from its' current location on Sprague Street.

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The Times

Caddo launches 'Reimagine Our Schools' campaign

Caddo Parish schools targeted for academic transformation will measure student attitudes as well as their math and reading skills.

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The Advocate

House panel approves two bills aimed at Washington, La.

Advocate Photo by WILL SENTELL -- State Rep. Alan Seabaugh, R-Shreveport, sponsored two bills aimed at Washington, a town about 70 miles northwest of Baton Rouge, that he calls, the worst speed trap in the state of Louisiana.

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The Times

The drink, the myth, the legend

Nothing says, "Is it the weekend yet?" quite like a big glass of tequila, triple sec and lime juice.

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Best of New Orleans

Brewsday Tuesday: What's brewing in Shreveport

This past weekend, I visited two breweries in Shreveport and I met the three co-founders of Red River Brewing at a crawfish boil.

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The Times

Stroller for April 22, 2014

<![CDATA[Celebrating a birthday today: Sara Simpson, of Shreveport. ... Crystal Lites, 29, of Blanchard. ... Celya Coleman, of Shreveport. ... Brenda Lewis Demming, of Shreveport. ... Victoria W. Wade, of Shreveport. ... Roger Buffin, of Shreveport. ... Dorothy L. Punch, of Shreveport. Celebrated a birthday April 20: Valerie Campbell, of Benton. Celebrated a birthday April 21: Kaiti Brantley, 3, daughter of Chris and Ashley Brantley, of Shreveport. ... Melanie Nunnery, 3, daughter of Lamar and Brandi, Nunnery, of Keithville. Editor's note: Caddo, Bossier and DeSoto Animal Control will not pick up 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. Lost: black and white Rat terrier, Benton area, call (318) 965-9529. ... older, female Yorkshire Terrier, grey and tan, Willow Ridge Subdivisin, on Cross Lake, Shreveport, call (318) 218-5798. 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 peachesealy@gannett.com Label: Attention Stroller.

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The Advocate

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The bill to make the King James version of the Bible the state book of Louisiana, filed by Rep. Thomas Carmody, R-Shreveport, has been getting a lot of attention - but perhaps not the kind he hoped for.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Times

Sam Jenkins: Solicitors cannot fund raise on major thoroughfares

Sam Jenkins is asking his counterparts on the Shreveport City Council to support an ordinance that would affect how and when organizations can solicit funds from motorists waiting in traffic The ordinance, before the council Tuesday, would amend the city's code of ordinances to prohibit anyone 18 and under from soliciting in the streets from ... (more)

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The Times

Shreveport lawmaker shelves bill to name Bible as state book

BATON ROUGE -- A Shreveport lawmaker said Monday he's scrapping his proposal to name the Bible as Louisiana's official state book.

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The Times

Freedom Fuel adds another place in Shreveport-Bossier for CNG options

Efforts to make compressed natural gas a viable fueling option in Shreveport-Bossier City are taking another step forward.

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The Times

Shreveport police accuse man of molesting 2 juvenile girls

Shreveport police have charged a local man who they believe molested at least two little girls.

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The Times

Do more to address garbage

Re: "Shreveport landfill halfway full," Sunday, 1D I read The Times' recent article on garbage and landfills.

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The Times

Stroller

<![CDATA[Celebrating a birthday today: Bruetta Farr, of Shreveport. ... Bobbie Ann Willis, of Greenwood. ... Easter Bell Alexander, 68, of Shreveport. Editor's note: Caddo, Bossier and DeSoto Animal Control will not pick up 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 peachesealy@gannett.com Label: Attention Stroller.

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The Times

Worley Observatory reaches stellar anniversary

It isn't your everyday corn crib. The tubular, aluminum-topped Ralph Worley Observatory in south Caddo Parish may have started life as a humble farm building, but a fortunate fire and the sweat and toil of generations of stargazers have led it through 50 tumultuous and productive years.

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The Times

Our History:Oakland Cemetery sports upgrades

Shreveport's historic Oakland Cemetery has gotten a number of badly needed improvements, as anyone driving past the city's oldest cemetery can easily see.

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The Times

City's civil rights history memorialized

A sad chapter in Shreveport's recent history, one largely overlooked in the collection of historic markers denoting sites of important events, finally has its voice in the city's urban landscape.

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The Times

Private religious schools seeing continued growth

Two local schools are fueling a boom in private religious education at a time when private school enrollment is declining around Louisiana.

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