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    How a "lucky soldier" became a big LSU fan, poet Video included

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    With football season kicked off, we meet a big LSU fan who celebrates the big wins with a way of words. Dillon Wallace also calls himself "one lucky soldier" from World War II."Oh man, I can't hardly wait," Wallace said, clicking his remote to get the latest football news on his television.You'll find him on his couch on Saturdays during football season, catching the LSU Tigers. And if they win a big game he'll write a poem."In ol' New Or-leans, the street to the Superdome was quite a scene,"... More>>

    From war to ministry, Billy Franks says God directed his life Video included

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    Old music buffs know of the late Tillman Franks from "The Hayride" on radio here in Shreveport. But you're about to meet his brother, Billy, who also made a name for himself here -- partly as a music promoter -- after duty in World War II. More>>

    Young, married father was off to World War II Video included

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    Sam Waller got married at age 16. Then they had a child. Then came another big life changer.  More>>

    A. J. Johnson faced deadly confrontation in The Philippines Video included

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    A. J. Johnson was fired up. A sailor wounded at sea was back home telling him and three of his buddies how the Japanese sank his ship. So Johnson and his buds all decided to join the Navy, too. But Johnson was the only one to pass the physical. He to war alone. He would go on to pass another test -- a test of courage and fighting skill. More>>

    Fred Moffitt got down to business after World War II Video included

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    Fred Moffitt left high school to help fight for our country in World War II, then came back to finish getting an education and going into business. You could say it turned out. More>>

    Edwin Davis found Christianity on the battlefield in World War II Video included

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    Edwin Davis says he was not a Christian when he went into World War II. But something he found on the battlefield changed that.While fighting his way through Italy as a leader for a machine gun platoon, Davis made a chilling discovery. More>>

    James Rhoades dramatically shares survival story from Korean War Video included

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    James Rhoades of Marshall, Texas says he knew as a young boy he'd love to fly.  He also says because of his love of Jesus that he's never scared.  So what happened when he faced a do or die situation while flying as a mechanic over Korea during the war?
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    Ralph Walls survived battle on recon in Vietnam Video included

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    If you talk to many Vietnam War veterans, not many would enthusiastically say the experience was "great!"  But Ralph Walls does, even though he had risky duty and was lucky to come back in one piece to tell about it. More>>

    Like Father, like son; generations of Willyerds served in battle Video included

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    As we approach Father's Day we have a story of amazing military service for one family. Their service dates back -- as far as they know -- to the Civil War and the Spanish American War, and almost every war since involving U.S. forces. More>>

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    • Youth vote could make a difference in LA midterm election - but will it?

      Youth vote could make a difference in LA midterm election - but will it?

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:00:16 GMT
      Politicos across the country have their eyes on the state of Louisiana's upcoming midterm election. Whether or not Congresswoman Mary Landrieu will hold onto her democratic seat in the senate - and possibly decide the balance of the Senate - is a big question. 
      Politicos across the country have their eyes on the state of Louisiana's upcoming midterm election. Whether or not Congresswoman Mary Landrieu will hold onto her democratic seat in the senate - and possibly decide the balance of the Senate - is a big question. 
    • Where Is Downtown Bossier?

      Where Is Downtown Bossier?

      Monday, September 1 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:00:18 GMT
      Back in the day downtown Bossier City was a hot spot. Parking lots full with trendy restaurants and businesses just a step away.Now it's dwarfed by nearby casinos and abandoned by consumers for the Louisiana Boardwalk.Downtown Bossier is about nine blocks long, three blocks wide and Barksdale Blvd. runs through the heart of downtown and dead ends at Traffic St.Many of the buildings along Barksdale Blvd. and the surrounding blocks are abandoned and run down. According to city leaders it has ta...
      Back in the day downtown Bossier City was a hot spot. Parking lots full with trendy restaurants and businesses just a step away.Now it's dwarfed by nearby casinos and abandoned by consumers for the Louisiana Boardwalk.Downtown Bossier is about nine blocks long, three blocks wide and Barksdale Blvd. runs through the heart of downtown and dead ends at Traffic St.Many of the buildings along Barksdale Blvd. and the surrounding blocks are abandoned and run down. According to city leaders it has ta...
    • Election 2014: Local political dynasties, Bowman bros. follow mother

      Election 2014: Local political dynasties, Bowman bros. follow mother

      Sunday, August 31 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-09-01 02:57:19 GMT
      The Kennedy family, the Bushes, the Clintons and now the Hamiters. Political dynasties are an American tradition that isn't just for the national stage. Several local families have felt the urge to pursue political office. 
      The Kennedy family, the Bushes, the Clintons and now the Hamiters. Political dynasties are an American tradition that isn't just for the national stage. Several local families have felt the urge to pursue political office. 
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    • ArkLaTex Adoptable Pets

      ArkLaTex Adoptable Pets

      Friday, August 29 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:12:16 GMT
      There are lots of animals in the Ark-La-Tex who are looking for that perfect home.
      There are lots of animals in the Ark-La-Tex who are looking for that perfect home.
    • KTBS 3 Viewer's Pets

      KTBS 3 Viewer's Pets

      Thursday, August 28 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:00:16 GMT
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      Viewer's pets
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    • Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services Adoptable Children

      Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services Adoptable Children

      Thursday, August 28 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:44:11 GMT
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      Foster/Adoption Parenting Minimum Qualifications and Steps to Certification Minimum Qualifications for Certification.
      Foster/Adoption Parenting Minimum Qualifications and Steps to Certification Minimum Qualifications for Certification.
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