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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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    • War College to investigate plagiarism allegations

      War College to investigate plagiarism allegations

      Thursday, July 24 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:25:19 GMT
      Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others' work in his master's thesis was not plagiarism but "a few citations that were unintentionally left out of a term paper" that he blamed in part on...
      Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor...
    • UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

      UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

      Thursday, July 24 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:14:57 GMT
      Israeli tanks and warplanes are pummeling the Gaza Strip as U.S. and other diplomats push for a cease-fire with Hamas militants.
      A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and...
    • 10 Things to Know for Friday

      10 Things to Know for Friday

      Thursday, July 24 2014 9:13 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:13:09 GMT
      By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
      By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
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    • Shreveport landfill fire sparks more debate, residents meet with state leaders

      Shreveport landfill fire sparks more debate, residents meet with state leaders

      Thursday, July 24 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:11:50 GMT
      Louisiana State Senator Greg Tarver hosted another community meeting focused on the still burning Harrelson Materials Management landfill. It was a chance for M.L.K. residents to become better informed about the issues and processes needed to close the landfill as soon as possible.
      Louisiana State Senator Greg Tarver hosted another community meeting focused on the still burning Harrelson Materials Management landfill. It was a chance for M.L.K. residents to become better informed about the issues and processes needed to close the landfill as soon as possible.
    • Arrest warrant obtained in Shreveport shooting death

      Arrest warrant obtained in Shreveport shooting death

      Thursday, July 24 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:11:34 GMT
      Authorities have obtained a warrant for the arrest of 19-year-old LaDarrius Dewayne Lee, following a fatal shooting in Shreveport's Queensborough neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.
      Authorities have obtained a warrant for the arrest of 19-year-old LaDarrius Dewayne Lee, following a fatal shooting in Shreveport's Queensborough neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.
    • Teachers prepare for start of new school year

      Teachers prepare for start of new school year

      Thursday, July 24 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:08:03 GMT
      Students may still be enjoying summer break, but teachers have been hard at work trying to learn Louisiana's new math and ELA standards.
      Students may still be enjoying summer break, but teachers have been hard at work trying to learn Louisiana's new math and ELA standards.
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