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    Vietnam War buddies bring reunion to their old Army boss Video included

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    George Gray hasn't been able to travel to reunions with the engineering battalion he led in Vietnam the last couple of years. Health reasons keep the retired Army colonel close to home in Shreveport. So More>>

    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>>

    Lloyd Ponder escaped Bataan Death March, survived as POW Video included

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    After graduating from Pleasant Hill in Sabine Parish, it was either pick cotton or join the military for Lloyd Ponder.  So he shipped out with the Army Air Corp to the Phillipines when it was peace time in late 1941. More>>

    "Frenchie" Roussel gave all American service in three wars

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    Gerald "Frenchie" Roussel was one year too young to join the U.S. effort in World War II. So what he forged his dad's signature and joined anyway. "I wanted to be a hero," the now 87-year-old says with More>>

    War buddies inspired book by World War II vet Joe Windham

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    Joe Windham of Blanchard says he had a knot in his stomach during the World War II -- fear, as he battled through Europe. He came away a survivor. But what really stuck with him was friendship. Building More>>

    Floyd Teague battled back from brutal World War II experience Video included

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    We didn't know what PTSD -- Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome -- was back when Floyd Teague of Waskom, Texas came home from World War II. He somehow survived bloody combat and got his life back together on More>>

    Aspiring dentist Richard Cary pulled duty in three wars

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    After growing up in Atlanta, Texas, it was off to trade school in Wichita, Kansas, then off to work in the California shipyards. Doesn't exactly sound like the path of an Army colonel. But it was for Richard More>>

    Son flew historic combat mission on B-52 his dad helped design Video included

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    The B-52 Bomber has spanned generations. But for one family here, it's personal. From a man who helped design the latest models to his son who flew one on a historic combat mission. "When the word came More>>

    Spurgeon Burdine got surprise duty in World War II Video included

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    Spurgeon Burdine signed up for the U.S. Coast Guard out of high school in Haynesville during World War II. But he found out the job didn't come as advertised. He saw in ad in 1943 saying guardsmen were More>>

    These sweethearts were also devoted to serving our country.

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    Ahead of Valentine's Day, we have the sweet story of a couple who both spent about half of their almost 50-year long marriage also devoted to serving our country. For Chuck and Marie Heimerdinger of Marshall,it More>>

    Despite segregation Lugene Younger was proud to defend U.S. Video included

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    In honor of African American History Month, meet a man who had an important mission for the U.S. Army in World War II, even though he received second class treatment in return. Lugene Younger was in charge More>>

    Dwayne Sheffer sacrificed in brutal Korean War battle

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    Dwayne Sheffer was hoping to make the Army a career when he enlisted. Then came the Korean War and brutal hand-to-hand combat. He made a big sacrifice. But he says he still feels lucky. He points out More>>

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    • Louisiana Tech: Growing our Technology Economy

      Louisiana Tech: Growing our Technology Economy

      Friday, April 18 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:00:12 GMT
      Louisiana is growing its technology economy with companies like CSC setting up shop. However, it's a group effort to get big companies like that to move in.
      Louisiana is growing its technology economy with companies like CSC setting up shop. However, it's a group effort to get big companies like that to move in.
    • TEAM COVERAGE: Gamble on the Red-20 Years Later

      TEAM COVERAGE: Gamble on the Red-20 Years Later

      Friday, April 18 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:51:29 GMT
      Casino Story Coming SOON!
      On April 18, 1994, the local economy placed its bet on a new industry. 
    • Justice For Justin

      Justice For Justin

      Thursday, April 17 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:49:44 GMT
      The story of the young Stonewall boy lured to his death by a cab driver has caused a ripple effect in the justice system.  Before Brian Horn even went to trial for killing 12-year-old Justin Bloxom. Justin's
      The story of the young Stonewall boy lured to his death by a cab driver has caused a ripple effect in the justice system.  Before Brian Horn even went to trial for killing 12-year-old Justin Bloxom. Justin's
    • ArkLaTex SlideshowsMore>>

    • ArkLaTex Adoptable Pets

      ArkLaTex Adoptable Pets

      Saturday, April 19 2014 6:50 AM EDT2014-04-19 10:50:42 GMT
      There are lots of animals in the ArkLaTex who are looking for that perfect home.
      There are lots of animals in the ArkLaTex who are looking for that perfect home.
    • Easter Bunnies

      Easter Bunnies

      Saturday, April 19 2014 6:26 AM EDT2014-04-19 10:26:06 GMT
      Thank you to all of our viewers who sent us pictures of your little Easter bunnies.
      Thank you to all of our viewers who sent us pictures of your little Easter bunnies.
    • Celebrate Education 2014

      Celebrate Education 2014

      Thursday, April 17 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:30:00 GMT
      Community Projects Director Jan Elkins with donors for the KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home.
      CELEBRATE EDUCATION, and it begins next week at the Shreveport Convention Center.
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