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October 31 12:00 AM
Tuesday, Nov. 4, will be the day of reckoning for Shreveport voters — and especially for those running for political office. For many, Tuesday will be a holiday, and predictions of possible showers could dampen (literally) plans other than voting. For others, it will be just another work day other than voting.
October 10 12:00 AM
Greg Young and his wife, Jackie, own a home at 2209 North Cross Drive in Blanchard; the residence is not in the Shreveport city limits. The house has an assessed value of $450,000. They both have filed for the $75,000 parish homestead exemption on this home.
September 26 12:00 AM
There is an old saying in politics that if you are not taking shots from opponents (and political critics), then you must not be doing a good job. Put another way, if you are getting some hits, then you must be doing many things well. Such is the case with Patrick Williams, who plans on being Shreveport’s next mayor.
September 12 12:00 AM
Hopefully, the Shreveport voters will do what the Louisiana Judiciary Commission has failed to do: remove Shreveport City Judge Sheva Sims from the judicial bench. Terrell Myles qualified to run against Sims for Shreveport City Court, Division D; Sims is seeking re-election after serving her first (partial) term on the bench.

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March 16 09:51 AM
Initially, his law enforcement background will be questioned by many rank and file at the Shreveport Police Department (SPD). Reportedly, his service as public information officer and then head of the SPD Crime Stoppers program did not entail any supervisory or investigative activities.
March 16 09:51 AM
One million dollars down the drain to pay for a special session of the Louisiana legislature. And all for naught. The governor is hollering that the financial sky is falling and the state is in dire fiscal straights. Legislators protest that their hands are tied by too many constitutional dedications.
March 09 12:56 PM
It was much to my amazement that literally hundreds of Ukrainian girls were actually interested in me. Throughout each day, I would receive e-mails from the agency, with each e-mail sending a message from a woman interested in dating me.

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