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    U.S. Sen. David Vitter U.S. Sen. David Vitter

    Vitter introduces legislation to stop illegal immigrants from receiving Obamacare, tuition tax credits

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    U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) today introduced a package of bills to prevent illegal immigrants from receiving healthcare subsides through Obamacare and higher education tax credits. More>>

    Landrieu hammering Cassidy on banking agency

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    U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is making a campaign issue out of a congressional fight over a banking agency targeted for elimination by conservative Republicans.
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    Former child molestation accuser slaps candidate Video included

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    A slap in the face for a candidate -- literally. A woman who accused a Lafayette County Judge candidate of molestation when she was a child confronted him along with her supporters.It happened in the parking lot of the sheriffs office where the candidate, Barry Reeder, is a deputy. A KTBS 3 News camera captured the slap just as Amanda Killgore's hand smacked his face.Reeder tried walking away from the confrontation. But Killgore came back and threw a small object at Reeder. He had little to s... More>>

    Inside Shreveport's Municipal Fire & Police Civil Service Board Video included

    Shreveport's Civil Service Board Shreveport's Civil Service Board
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    It may be one of the most interesting public meetings you've never heard of. More>>

    Bossier City Council votes for sewage increase

    Bossier City residents spoke out against the sewage increase at Monday's meeting. Bossier City residents spoke out against the sewage increase at Monday's meeting.
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    First it was Shreveport, now Bossier City residents will see a sewage rate increase. The city council voted 4 to 2 in favor of adopting a $15.00 hike Tuesday. More>>

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    • House approves VA health care overhaul

      House approves VA health care overhaul

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:09:13 GMT
      With a new Veterans Affairs secretary in place and an August recess looming, Congress is moving quickly to approve a compromise bill to refurbish the VA and improve veterans' health care.
      The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill Wednesday to refurbish the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' health care.
    • How Asana hopes to purge the scourge of email

      How Asana hopes to purge the scourge of email

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:57:25 GMT
      By The Associated Press Associated Press Asana is a service created to minimize the need for workplace email by serving as a one-stop shop for assigning work, sharing ideas, posting important...
      By The Associated Press Associated Press Asana is a service created to minimize the need for workplace email by serving as a one-stop shop for assigning work, sharing ideas, posting important updates and...
    • Congress cooperates _ and fights _ as recess nears

      Congress cooperates _ and fights _ as recess nears

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:48:20 GMT
      Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and...
      Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and working...
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    • Whataburger hosts Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign

      Whataburger hosts Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:10:15 GMT
      Your generous donations continue to roll in for our Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign. Today the bus was parked at Whataburger on Bert Kouns near Youree Drive from 9am-3pm. 
      Your generous donations continue to roll in for our Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign. Today the bus was parked at Whataburger on Bert Kouns near Youree Drive from 9am-3pm. 
    • Animal abandonment investigation underway in Caddo Parish

      Animal abandonment investigation underway in Caddo Parish

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:45:23 GMT
      Caddo Parish Animal Services is investigating a possible case of animal abandonment in the 1100 block of Prospect St.
      Caddo Parish Animal Services is investigating a possible case of animal abandonment in the 1100 block of Prospect St.
    • Firefighter trials set for December

      Firefighter trials set for December

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:18:28 GMT
      Fire Station 8Fire Station 8
      There's a new development today in the Shreveport Fire Station 8 scandal. The felony cruelty to the infirm trials have been set for December 8.
      There's a new development today in the Shreveport Fire Station 8 scandal. The felony cruelty to the infirm trials have been set for December 8.
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