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  1. Bullet successfully removed from agent's backRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The News-Star

    Bullet successfully removed from agent's back Doctor speaks encouragingly of potential recovery, spokesman says Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1SuC1UO The injured wildlife agent who was shot in the back during an encounter Thursday successfully underwent surgery Saturday to remove the bullet. Sgt. Scott Bullitt, an agent in Ouachita Parish for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, is recovering at University Health Shreveport after he underwent a two and a half hour surgery.

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  2. New Poverty Point book serves as a perfect guideRead the original story

    Saturday | The News-Star

    New Poverty Point book serves as a perfect guide New Poverty Point book serves as a perfect guide Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1StN68J This past year Poverty Point in northeastern Louisiana was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For many, it was an honor long overdue.

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  3. Injured wildlife agent being transferred to ShreveportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The News-Star

    Injured wildlife agent being transferred to Shreveport LDWF Agent Scott Bullitt is stable, but doesn't have movement in his legs. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1HmAWpw Sgt.

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  4. Overton Brooks Medical Center reduces wait for veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The News-Star

    Overton Brooks Medical Center reduces wait for veterans Overton Brooks is able to see veterans within eight days for primary healthcare services. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1zm6370 Overton Brooks VA Medical Center's Jill Dixon demonstrates tools used by the hospital in its capacity as a teaching institution for education and research with University Health Shreveport and Louisiana State University School of Medicine.

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  5. NELA homeland security directors: Red Cross failedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The News-Star

    NELA homeland security directors: Red Cross failed Red Cross director said staff shortage in Monroe delayed response time. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1GyIHL8 Two parish homeland security directors said the American Red Cross failed its first test in disaster response since the reduction of staff at the Northeast Louisiana chapter in Monroe last summer, criticizing the performance of the agency following last week's storm that swept through the region.

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  6. Shreveport pioneers, heroes detailed in new bookRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 25 | The News-Star

    Shreveport pioneers, heroes detailed in new book Shreveport pioneers, heroes detailed in new book Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1z5GUh0 Gary Joiner and Cheryl H. White are history professors at LSU-Shreveport. Joiner is director of the Red River Regional Studies Center and host of a weekly radio program called "History Matters" for Red River Radio.

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  7. More storms likely Friday for NELARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The News-Star

    More storms likely Friday for NELA Weekend weather is expected to be hot and humid. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1yYh4vl A storm destroys a home along Dearman Road in Delhi and left widespread damage including downed power lines and uprooted trees.

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  8. Caddo DA Charles Scott found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The News-Star

    Caddo District Attorney Charles Scott was found dead at a hotel in Baton Rouge this morning, Caddo Parish Coroner Todd Thoma confirmed. Caddo DA Charles Scott found dead Caddo District Attorney Charles Scott was found dead at a hotel in Baton Rouge this morning, Caddo Parish Coroner Todd Thoma confirmed.

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  9. Special Olympics lands in Monroe for cycling, golf meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | The News-Star

    Special Olympics lands in Monroe for cycling, golf meet Monroe is playing host to the Special Olympics golf and cycling event Sunday and Monday Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1yI8kcA As they strapped on their helmets and lined up for their race, best friends Tyler Carter and Chris Layne were experiencing a whirlwind of emotions. Carter and Layne, both from Shreveport, were two of the athletes competing in the state golf and cycling meet for Special Olympics Louisiana.

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  10. St. Francis using incentive to reconnect with communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The News-Star

    St. Francis using incentive to reconnect with community The total incentive package, including state and city dollars, is $1.4 million. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1FUwX5k Mason Granade entertains at the Northeast Louisiana Arts Council's Brown Bag Concert in Anna Grey Noe Park across from St. Francis Medical Center.

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  11. How Shreveport's VA stacks upRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The News-Star

    How Shreveport's VA stacks up Statistics show Shreveport VA Medical Center holds its own against other state VA sites. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1yhhfS6 North Louisiana veterans seem pleased with the level of care and speed of service at the state's facilities, even as the national VA system struggles to leap bureaucratic and institutional hurdles revealed last year with waiting lists and even veteran patient deaths at some facilities.

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  12. Maintenance backlog threatens La. national parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | The News-Star

    Maintenance backlog threatens La. national parks Repairs, restoration at national parks slowed by $13.7M backlog Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1D9zKaU Oakland Plantation is part of Cane River Creole National Historical Park in Natchitoches.

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  13. Biomedical Research Foundation audit shows operational lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | The News-Star

    Biomedical Research Foundation audit shows operational loss BRF had total revenues of $502 million, but total expenditures of $503 million Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1D4tmBL A legislative audit of Biomedical Research Foundation, the organization that operates University Health Conway and the Shreveport hospital, found BRF sustained a loss of $700,000 over its first 12 months of operations. The research foundation took control of the two hospitals in October 2013 and operates them as University Health System, as part of Gov. Bobby Jindal's push to privatize most of the university-run public hospital system.

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  14. Bossier legislator mulls religious freedom billRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The News-Star

    Bossier legislator mulls religious freedom bill Mike Johnson said his possible legislation wouldn't mimic measures in Indiana and Arkansas. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1aksi24 State Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Bossier City, said Wednesday he's mulling over a potential bill that would protect people from government actions against individuals or businesses with religious convictions, including those that endorse traditional views of marriage.

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  15. Disabled American Veterans group to begin vanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The News-Star

    Disabled American Veterans group to begin van service Volunteer drivers needed to drive veterans to VA hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1CuvRMj Local veteran Michael Shaw has formed a new chapter for the Disabled American Veterans.

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  16. Veterans cemetery on track for 2016 openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The News-Star

    Veterans cemetery on track for 2016 opening The $7.3 million Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery is located near Rayville. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1bN95Gw Veterans celebrated the groundbreaking of the Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery near Rayville last fall.

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  17. State funding crisis may put hospitals on life supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | The News-Star

    State funding crisis may put hospitals on life support One-third of hospital funding depends on tax changes that's uncertain to win passage from state legislators Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1bFuNfL Funding to ensure University Health Conway will continue to provide full services under the state's privatization program depends heavily on tax changes that are uncertain to win passage from state legislators. As Louisiana lawmakers grapple with a $1.6 billion budget deficit and a crisis in higher education financing, another funding woe could lead to a devastating impact on health care in the state.

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  18. UPDATED: ADA on death penalty: 'We need to kill more people'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The News-Star

    UPDATED: ADA on death penalty: 'We need to kill more people' Caddo DA's office not convinced Glenn Ford is factually innocent of a crime. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: No one in the Caddo Parish District Attorney's office ever said Glenn Ford is an innocent man even though a murder conviction and death sentence handed up by a jury in 1984 were dismissed and vacated in June.

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  19. Keep your Riedel wine glasses at this Louisiana tastingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The News-Star

    Keep your Riedel wine glasses at this Louisiana tasting Austrian glassware maker Riedel to host not-to-miss wine tasting at Cork X in Shreveport Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1bxzdFx And if you haven't bought tickets, I'm sorry to say you won't be attending this Shreveport wine event. Organizers posted on Facebook a couple weeks ago the event sold out.

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  20. La. Tech selects new College of Business deanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The News-Star

    La. Tech selects new College of Business dean Christopher D. Martin will assume role July 1 Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1C4VJOr Christopher D. Martin, dean of the Frost School of Business at Centenary College in Shreveport, will assume leadership of Louisiana Tech University's College of Business as its new dean, effective July 1. Pending approval from the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, Martin will bring 21 years of administrative experience at public and private institutions to Louisiana Tech, with the last after 13 years spent leading Centenary College's Frost School of Business.

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