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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>>

    Jeff Thompson to run for District Judge

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    BOSSIER CITY, LA - Jeff Thompson, (R-Bossier City, LA) says he will be a candidate during the November 2014 elections for District Court Judge, Division B, for the 26th Judicial District serving Bossier and Webster Parishes.  More>>

    Cassidy confirms flood insurance refunds begin Oct. 1, 2014

    Congressman Bill Cassidy, LA's 6th District Congressman Bill Cassidy, LA's 6th District
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    Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) announced that the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is continuing to implement the Grimm-Cassidy Substitute Amendment to the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014. Insurance companies will begin to issue refunds for applicable policyholders beginning October 1, 2014.  More>>

    Williams responds to accusation of "double dipping" on trip reimbursement Video included

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    A candidate for Shreveport mayor is trying to set the record straight after a news investigation made a startling accusation against him -- double dipping on travel reimbursements.State Representative Patrick Williams blames it on miscommunication with news organizations in New Orleans. 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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    • Calls for troops at border echo previous pushes

      Calls for troops at border echo previous pushes

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:19:14 GMT
      Texas Gov. Rick Perry was speaking to voters in Iowa as much as Texas when he deployed as many as 1,000 armed National Guard troops to the Mexican border in South Texas.
      When Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced the deployment of up to 1,000 armed National Guard troops to the Mexican border he was speaking to voters in Iowa as much as Texas.
    • US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

      US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:17:32 GMT
      Dozens of Palestinian families trapped by clashes between Hamas militants and Israeli troops are scrambling to flee a southern Gaza Strip neighborhood as Israel reported that two more of its soldiers have died in...
      The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the fighting were dim as Palestinian families fled fierce battles in southern Gaza and the death toll rose to...
    • Nunn and Perdue shift to fall battle of outsiders

      Nunn and Perdue shift to fall battle of outsiders

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:56:51 GMT
      Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn...
      New Republican nominee David Perdue and Democratic opponent Michelle Nunn used the first day of the general election campaign to retool the "outsider" arguments they've used to reach this point in a race that will help...
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