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    Shreveport city employees not happy with budget meeting Video included

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    Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover started a conversation about next year's budget and possible pay raises Thursday night. More>>

    Low turnout expected for Louisiana's November primary election Video included

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    With Election Day a little more than two months away, here's one prediction—low voter turnout in Louisiana. More>>

    Shreveport mayoral candidates face off for first time Video included

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    And they're off! Candidates for Shreveport Mayor opened the race in the first public form.They faced off before a large crowd that filled Southwood High School's auditorium. They touted their qualifications and hit on economic themes in opening responses. More>>

    Shreveport mayoral candidates face off in first forum Video included

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    The 2014 election is right around the corner and seven people are battling to be the next mayor of Shreveport. They will be facing voters today in the first of many mayoral forums. More>>

    Seven candidates qualify for Shreveport mayor Video included

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    The November ballots are set. Qualifying for hundreds of Louisiana elections ended 4:30pm Friday. The Shreveport mayor's race is a full one with seven candidates running.  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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    • Student evades monitors, spreads Ebola to Senegal

      Student evades monitors, spreads Ebola to Senegal

      Friday, August 29 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:01:27 GMT
      The World Health Organization says the past week has seen the highest increase of Ebola cases since the outbreak began, more evidence that the crisis is worsening.
      A university student infected with Ebola evaded health surveillance for weeks as he slipped into Senegal, carrying the deadly virus to a fifth West African nation showing how quarantines, border closures and flight bans...
    • Pilot in F-15 crash was decorated combat veteran

      Pilot in F-15 crash was decorated combat veteran

      Friday, August 29 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:50:11 GMT
      Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.
      The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes, military officials in Massachusetts said Friday.
    • Iraqi town holds out against militant onslaught

      Iraqi town holds out against militant onslaught

      Friday, August 29 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:49:59 GMT
      As Islamic militants rampaged across northern Iraq in June, seizing vast swaths of territory and driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the Shiite Turkmens living in the hardscrabble town of...
      As Islamic militants rampage across northern Iraq, seizing vast swaths of territory and driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the Shiite Turkmens living in the hardscrabble town of Amirli have decided...
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