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  1. Flooding keeps Red River closed for 4th of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... in case. Caddo Parish has around 10,000 bags at the City and Streets Drainage building at 3825 Mansfield Rd in Shreveport. They are open from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bossier Parish's sandbag location will be open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. They have around ...

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  2. EPA gives grant to help with Shreveport property clean upRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Environmental Protection Agency will be in Shreveport Tuesday to present a $400,000 grant to help clean up the city for future growth. Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler and EPA Regional Administrator Ron Curry plan to hold a meeting at 1 p.m. in the Mayor's Conference Room at Government Plaza about what they call the "Brownfield Redevelopment Initiative."

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  3. Man exonerated last year after 30 years on death row diesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... in the U.S. at the time of his release on March 10, 2014. Ford was found guilty in 1984 in the 1983 murder of a Shreveport jeweler, but his conviction was vacated after new evidence pointed to a different suspect in the killing. Ford, who resided in ...

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  4. Bossier students starting new year in new schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Times

    ... place of Bossier Parish Technical School, which has been housed in a building at Louisiana Technical College in Shreveport for more than 20 years. "We cannot say enough about how much we have appreciated LTC's partnership," Bailes said. "The good ...

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  5. Man facing charges for allegedly barging into Shreveport homeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Just after 1:00 p.m., Shreveport police were called to a home in the 800 block of Unadilla Street on reports an unknown man entered the victim's home without permission. The man, identified as 25-year-old Jonathan Estes, allegedly went into the home but was confronted by an occupant inside the residence.

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  6. Wilson ending 'wonderful journey' in registrar's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Town Talk

    ... "It's been a wonderful journey for me." The first two registrars' offices in the state to be computerized were in Shreveport and Baton Rouge, Wilson said, while Rapides Parish was the third. When the assessor's office got its own computer, circa ...

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  7. Times employees recognize day 1 for - new Gannett'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Times

    ... by Robert Dickey, former president of U.S. Community publishing division and head of 90-plus markets including Shreveport, Monroe, Alexandria, Opelousas and Lafayette in Louisiana. At recent meetings, Dickey explained new company focuses include ...

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  8. Huntington H.S. Marching Band raises $80K, makes historyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... for the president and this is the first time Huntington has ever done this." It's the first time any band from Shreveport-Bossier City, has had the opportunity to march in the National Independence Day Parade. Huntington will be the only ...

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  9. Shreveport woman arrested, accused of biting 6-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    According to Shreveport police, 27-year-old Christina Britt is facing charges after an ongoing investigating into her alleged role in causing multiple injuries to a 6-year-old relative. The investigation began back on June 23 when it was discovered the child had significant bruising and apparent bite marks on various parts of her body.

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  10. Yashante Fuller, 16Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Shreveport police are asking for the public's help with finding a teenager who reportedly ran away from home last week. Yashante Fuller, 16, was reported as a runaway by family members after reportedly leaving her home in the 100 block of East Robinson Street back on June 17. Fuller is about 5'2" tall and weighs about 210 pounds.

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  11. Things to know for the Fourth of July in Shreveport-BossierRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Law enforcement officials in Shreveport-Bossier City are advising residents to play it safe and follow the law when celebrating the upcoming Independence day holiday with fireworks. According to Bossier City's Code of Ordinances, fireworks may be sold and discharged within the city limits of Bossier City from June 28 through July 5, inclusive, from the hours of 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. Anyone who discharges fireworks outside the legal time period can face fines of up to $500 and/or 60 days in jail.

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  12. Glenn Ford, exonerated death row inmate, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    SHREVEPORT, La. - Glenn Ford, who was exonerated last year after spending nearly 30 years of his life on death row for a crime he did not commit, died of lung cancer Monday, the Innocence Project New Orleans Glenn Ford, exonerated death row inmate, dies SHREVEPORT, La.

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  13. Glenn Ford, 65, died early Monday morning from complications of lung cancer.Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A Shreveport native exonerated last year after new evidence revealed he was not the killer in the 1983 murder of Shreveport jeweler has died of complications from cancer. The basis of the information was never publicly revealed, but the former Caddo Parish District Attorney who prosecuted the case at the time later admitted there was evidence back then that would have cleared Ford.

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  14. NewsUpdate: Glenn Ford diesUpdate: Glenn Ford diesExonerated death row inmate died Monday morning.Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | The News-Star

    ... announced. He was 65. Ford's wrongful conviction would reignite national discussion about the death penalty after Shreveport Attorney A.M. "Marty" Stroud III, the lead prosecutor in Ford's trial, penned a letter apologizing for his role in Ford's ...

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  15. Shreveport's reserves at half of monthly payrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    With reserves low, Shreveport would be in a dire financial situation if something catastrophic brings the city to its knees. Shreveport's reserves at half of monthly payroll With reserves low, Shreveport would be in a dire financial situation if something catastrophic brings the city to its knees.

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  16. To move or not to move? That is the question.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    Shreveport's National Association for the Advancement of Colored People branch and the National Action Network is asking for the removal of a local Confederate monument. To move or not to move? That is the question.

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  17. Revenge KillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Yorker

    ... house with his mother, grandmother, uncle, sister, and a younger brother in Mooretown, a neighborhood in Shreveport, Louisiana, bordered by a stretch of factories and next to the airport. His mother, Abbie, a housekeeper at the Quality Inn, rushed ...

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  18. Airplane Coatings Help Recoup Fuel Efficiency Lost To Bug SplatterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chemical & Engineering News

    ... researchers recently flight-tested a handful of promising candidates on a Boeing ecoDemonstrator 757 aircraft in Shreveport, La. The team explored different combinations of polymer chemistry and surface structure and reports that it has created a ...

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  19. To Do: Week of June 29, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    To Do: Week of June 29, 2015 Here are some things readers can schedule this week in Shreveport-Bossier City. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: The Tuesday Morning Breakfast Group continues its 2015 series of public informational breakfast sessions this Tuesday with Caddo Parish Interim District Attorney Dale Cox, who will speak and answer questions from the audience.

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  20. Editorial: House for HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    It's a 4 bedroom, 3 bath house valued at almost $300,000. It's located in the Norris Ferry Crossing subdivision in South Shreveport.

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