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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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    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>>

    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>>

    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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    • Durant leads Thunder past Grizzlies 100-86

      Durant leads Thunder past Grizzlies 100-86

      Sunday, April 20 2014 2:02 AM EDT2014-04-20 06:02:28 GMT
      Kevin Durant scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-86 on Saturday night in the opening game of their first-round series.
      Kevin Durant put a dazzling end to Memphis' gritty comeback.
    • Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry

      Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry

      Sunday, April 20 2014 1:53 AM EDT2014-04-20 05:53:12 GMT
      The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster rose past 50 on Sunday as divers finally found a way inside the sunken vessel, quickly discovering more than a dozen bodies in what almost certainly is...
      The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster rose past 50 on Sunday as divers finally found a way inside the sunken vessel, quickly discovering more than a dozen bodies in what almost certainly is just...
    • 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

      13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

      Sunday, April 20 2014 1:53 AM EDT2014-04-20 05:53:09 GMT
      Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on...
      Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest avalanche on the world's highest peak that killed...
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