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    Opponents cry hypocrisy over McAllister and Vitter scandals Video included

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    There may be good news for in a poll for the so-called "Kissing Congressman" Vance McAllister. A Glascock Group survey of more than a thousand voters in Louisiana's 5th District shows that barely half More>>

    Staffer accused of leaking McAllister kissing video resigns

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    The staff member of U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister who is accused of leaking a video that captured him kissing an aide has resigned. More>>

    Bill toughens regulations on explosives Video included

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    Companies storing explosives at Camp Minden and any other similar sites will soon face tougher regulation. More>>

    Fair Tax leader continues his drive Video included

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    Are you still doing your taxes? You have until midnight tomorrow to get through all those forms and get it postmarked -- or sent online. But supporters of tax reform say there's an easier way. What if More>>

    Texas visit brings Rubio onto turf of Cruz, Perry

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    Often mentioned as a possible 2016 presidential candidate, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is heading onto the home turf of two other future potential White House contenders, Ted Cruz and Rick Perry. More>>

    Shreveport teen's death inspires online bike lane petition Video included

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    Divorious Magee, 16, was killed when his bike collided with a car at a Shreveport intersection March 28, but friends hope to prevent similar deaths in the future with an online petition for change.
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    Elected officials aim to help Safe House Video included

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    Yesterday's announcement shocked people from all across our area. Officials at providence say they'll have to close the doors to their safe house at the end of may. But city and state officials say they're More>>

    Jindal calls on McAllister to resign

    U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister, (R)-LA U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister, (R)-LA
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    Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is calling for the resignation of one of his state's GOP congressmen who was videotaped kissing a married woman who is not his wife More>>

    11 Senate Democrats to Obama: Approve Keystone XL

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    Eleven Senate Democrats are urging President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May. More>>

    Ark. election board approves absentee ballot rules

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    Arkansas' board of election commissioners has approved a set of proposed, permanent rules for absentee ballots. More>>

    Ethics complaint against Rep. Tom Cotton dismissed

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    An ethics panel has dismissed a complaint that accused Arkansas congressman and Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Tom Cotton of illegally soliciting contributions. More>>

    Pro-Clinton super PAC raises almost $6M

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    A super PAC urging Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president says it raised $1.7 million in the first three months of the year, almost all of it from small-dollar donors. More>>

    La. House unanimously approves school zone safety bill

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    A bill that would ban drivers from using cell phones in school zones is one step closer to the Louisiana law books. House Bill 370 unanimously passed a House vote Wednesday. More>>

    McAllister not planning to resign

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    The Louisiana congressman caught kissing a staffer says he has no plans to resign. That's according to his chief of staff. More>>

    Hillary Clinton memoir to be released June 10

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    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's latest memoir on the years she spent heading the State Department has an official release date - June 10, 2014. More>>

    Board to consider emergency absentee ballot rules

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    Arkansas' Board of Election Commissioners are set to consider whether they will permanently adopt the emergency rules for absentee ballots that they approved last month. More>>

    Huckabee headlining conservative event in Iowa

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    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is headlining a conservative event in suburban Des Moines, after meeting privately with past campaign aides in the leadoff caucus state. More>>

    Senate races "PAC-ing" on the ad dollars Video included

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    Wealthy donors now have more freedom to give big bucks to influence federal elections. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that limits on how much people can give candidates, committees, and political More>>

    Badge of Dishonor: George D'Artois and his alleged murder plot against Jim Leslie

    Photo courtesy: LSUS - Shreveport Times Archive Photo courtesy: LSUS - Shreveport Times Archive
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    A former Shreveport Police officer with more than two decades experience, Jere Joiner's new book Badge of Dishonor centers around the 1976 murder of Jim Leslie, allegedly orchestrated by his former boss and Shreveport commissioner George D'Artois.
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    Former Bossier City mayor George Dement dies

    (Photo source: Centenary College) (Photo source: Centenary College)
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    KTBS 3 News has learned that long-time Bossier City mayor George Dement has passed away. A friend of the family says Dement died at his Frierson, LA home around 11 a.m. Sunday morning.  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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    • 10 Things to Know for Today

      10 Things to Know for Today

      Friday, April 18 2014 6:40 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:40:48 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 today:
    • Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

      Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

      Friday, April 18 2014 6:40 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:40:45 GMT
      Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of ferry passengers still missing Friday and feared dead, as fresh questions emerged about whether quicker action by the captain of the doomed ship could have saved lives.
      Investigations into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it started listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials...
    • Ukrainian militia rejects calls to leave buildings

      Ukrainian militia rejects calls to leave buildings

      Friday, April 18 2014 6:32 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:32:28 GMT
      Pro-Russian militiamen who control government buildings in eastern Ukraine are showing no sign of relenting despite a deal between Moscow and Kiev.
      Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine's east who have been occupying government buildings in more than 10 cities said Friday they will only leave them if the interim government in Kiev resigns.
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    • State government offices closed for Good Friday

      State government offices closed for Good Friday

      Friday, April 18 2014 5:56 AM EDT2014-04-18 09:56:49 GMT
      State government offices are closed for the Good Friday holiday, in advance of Easter.
      State government offices are closed for the Good Friday holiday, in advance of Easter.
    • 10 Things to Know for Friday

      10 Things to Know for Friday

      Friday, April 18 2014 5:49 AM EDT2014-04-18 09:49:48 GMT
      Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
      Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
    • Avalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing

      Avalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing

      Friday, April 18 2014 5:39 AM EDT2014-04-18 09:39:53 GMT
      A Nepalese tourism official says six local guides have been killed and nine more are missing after an avalanche swept a route used to ascend the world's highest peak.
      A Nepalese tourism official says six local guides have been killed and nine more are missing after an avalanche swept a route used to ascend the world's highest peak.
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