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    Overton Brooks cashing in on sun savings Video included

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    Contractors have been busy erecting car ports at the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center since October of last year. Upon closer inspection, you will notice that solar panels make up the tops of these covered parking areas. More>>

    Academic integrity in digital age Video included

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    With a rise in online classes, many educational institutions are asking the question, how can they maintain academic integrity in the digital age. More and more students are getting educated through online sources, to match courses to their busy schedules, avoid long commutes or to save money. "Well, people who are local to the Shreveport area, they have the option of coming in and actually taking the exam at an assigned time. They don't have to pay for the exam. Then I proctor it," said LSU-... More>>

    Breast lifts outpace the growth of implants Video included

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    Breast implants are still the most popular choice for women, but now the number of breast lifts is growing twice as fast. More>>

    Worley Observatory celebrates 50th anniversary Video included

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    2014 marks a special anniversary for a special building in Caddo parish. It's a place that both youngsters and adults have enjoyed for decades. More>>

    Ruston lawmaker's bill to ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors advances Video included

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    Because there is no tobacco used, there is not a law in Louisiana that regulates the sale of electronic cigarettes. That means those under the age of 18 can legally buy the e-cigarettes. Five Louisiana law makers saw the need to change this.  More>>

    Crazy Ant update Video included

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    Last year, we brought you a story about the Crazy Ants that were spreading throughout the south. In this ArkLaTex In-Depth story, I'll reintroduce you to the unwanted insects and give the latest on their infestations. More>>

    Louisiana Tech: Growing our Technology Economy Video included

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    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. More>>

    TEAM COVERAGE: Gamble on the Red-20 Years Later Video included

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    On April 18, 1994, the local economy placed its bet on a new industry.  More>>

    Justice For Justin Video included

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    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 More>>

    Residents weigh in on Jimmie Davis Bridge closure, possibility of future expansion Video included

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    Roy Gilcrease has lived in south Bossier City for 10 years, and during all 10 of those years, he's used the Jimmie Davis Bridge as his main thoroughfare into Shreveport.
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    Spring Pictures in the ArkLaTex

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    Want to take some outdoor family pix now that Spring has arrived?  There's some things you definitely need to know about first. More>>

    A look back at the 1978 Bossier City tornado

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    December 3rd is the 35th anniversary of the deadly 1978 Bossier City tornado.  Here's a look back in this ArkLaTex In-Depth report. More>>

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

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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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    A Louisiana lawmaker is pushing a dating violence bill

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    A Louisiana lawmaker is taking steps to help offer more protection to teenage domestic violence victims. More>>

    El Nino Video included

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    Forecasters are predicting a strong El Nino this year. More>>

    The cost of homelessness

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    Every year in Louisiana, advocates for the homeless take a survey asking anyone who slept in a shelter or on the street January 27. Various information including physical health status, mental health, income, and length of time without shelter. The census tells homeless groups who is in the most need. More>>

    Drug prices vary by store; be your own advocate Video included

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    "It's like somebody is literally arbitrarily going well let's charge $600 for this, let's charge $200 for this, like there is no rhyme or reason." More>>

    Plan for new charter in DeSoto Parish Video included

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    It is considered to be a historical landmark in the small DeSoto Parish community where it sits. Pelican All Saints High School came about in the1950's when several rural church schools were combined. More>>

    Landry Vineyards Video included

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    Wine making is not just confined to the West Coast or Europe for that matter.  How about...West Monroe, Louisiana!  More>>

    Update: LA Science Education Act: The Place for Creationism in LA Public Schools

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    A recent lawsuit has refueled the discussion locally and nationally of separation between church and state.  The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the Sabine Parish School Board alleging officials at one of its public schools harassed a sixth-grader because of his faith. Further complicating an already controversial issue, Louisiana has a unique law about creationism in public schools. More>>

    911 call for help turns tragic Video included

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    On October 15th, 2013, first responders were called to Americana Drive in Shreveport, the home of 58-year-old John Shepherd, for a man in medical distress. More>>

    2015 LA Governor's race expected to be one of the most expensive in state history Video included

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    The race for the next governor of Louisiana is on. After much speculation, Senator David Vitter officially announced his candidacy.  More>>

    The Art of Fencing Video included

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    Fencing is a little known sport but it's big in the ArkLaTex where we have not only a Fencing school but the only Fencing Museum in the country! More>>

    The Science of Food Video included

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    Find out how Science can play a part in making your next dinner a learning experience for the whole family. More>>

    The good, the bad, the results of Obamacare Video included

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    A tale of two citizens affected by the Affordable Care Act here. One is affected in a good way; the other not so good -- though he created his own happy ending. Debra Lindsey is a self-employed realtor More>>

    Bedtime Blues: Sleeping routine

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    How you feel during your waking hours hinges greatly on how well you sleep. The cure for sleep difficulties can often be found in your daily routine. More>>

    Shreveport Municipal Auditorium is haunted

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    Some historians say Elvis put Shreveport on the map when he performed one of his first  professional concerts at Shreveport Municipal Auditorium back in 1954.  More>>

    CPSD's transportation department looks at changing cost of field trips

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    The wheels on the bus might go round and round, but the cost to keep the Caddo Parish School Buses rolling goes up and up. More>>

    ArkLaTex in Depth: Pet Poisoned

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    What should have been a time to celebrate the holidays turned into a horrible situation for one Shreveport family.  More>>

    Taking the Plunge with Scuba Ventures in Shreveport Video included

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    Sure it's getting colder out now but you can still enjoy some Scuba Diving. Find out what it takes to get certified! More>>

    Why Whole Foods Market has not opened a store in Shreveport-Bossier Video included

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    It's a grocery store dedicated to organic food. Whole Foods Market sweeps across the nation as the 'it' place to shop, but not in the Shreveport-Bossier City area. More>>

    Flying cars could take off from Shreveport manufacturing plant Video included

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    A new invention backed by a Shreveport native made its debut on an international stage Thursday. More>>

    Domestic violence on the rise while funding to fight the epidemic decreases

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    Jennifer bears the scars of abuse that can't be seen, but will, in some ways, always be felt.  More>>

    Squirrel hunting with Brian Fowler Video included

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    Some guys are out bow hunting for deer right now. We are heading out to squirrel hunt on a very early Saturday morning.  More>>

    Shreveport region contributes small amount to Louisiana Lottery's total revenue Video included

    Louisiana Lottery's total revenues from the last five years. Louisiana Lottery's total revenues from the last five years.
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    The Shreveport- Bossier area is known in the state for its gaming industry—with six of Louisiana's 14 casino boats. But there's another type of gaming legal statewide—the lottery. More>>

    What's on the other end of the gambling helpline number? Video included

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    The lights. the sounds, the thrill of the possible win. "A few visits, here and there." That was about eight years ago. More>>

    Big Tex Gets a Makeover at the State Fair Video included

    Big Tex Gets a Makeover at the State Fair Big Tex Gets a Makeover at the State Fair
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    An electrical fire took the State Fair of Texas icon Big Tex and turned him into ashes and a steel frame but now he's back and has a new look. More>>

    Former campaign op takes aim at DeSoto Sheriff's spending

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    A former campaign manager has turned on the DeSoto Sheriff -- a man he's helped get elected four times. More>>

    Second year of Louisiana Film Prize brings in more money Video included

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    The Shreveport-Bossier area ramps up for its largest film festival this weekend: the Louisiana Film Prize.

    It's the second year for the short film contest. Last October, three young men from the Shreveport area won the top prize at the inaugural contest.
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    DixieMaze Farms Fall Spectacular Video included

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    It's that time of year again for haunted corn mazes and hay rides, so off we go to DixieMaze Farms. More>>

    Computer model comparisons Video included

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    Weather forecasting is quite a challenge to say the least.  Advances in computer modeling have increased prognosticating accuracy over the years. 
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    • Local group gives minority businesses upper hand

      Local group gives minority businesses upper hand

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:53:16 GMT
      Business leaders gathered today to support the Minority Suppliers Institute Community Update.
      Business leaders gathered today to support the Minority Suppliers Institute Community Update.
    • Texarkana area hit by copper thieves

      Texarkana area hit by copper thieves

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:11:38 GMT
      Over the last few weeks, the Texarkana, Tx Police Department responded to numerous reports of copper thefts.The suspect(s) in the thefts removed copper components from outside air conditioner units, and at times removed the entire units.The thefts occurred primarily at vacant businesses and homes.Citizens are encouraged to be mindful of vacant properties near their homes and report any suspicious vehicle or suspect information to the police department.Detective Lewis wants to provide citizens...
      Over the last few weeks, the Texarkana, Tx Police Department responded to numerous reports of copper thefts.The suspect(s) in the thefts removed copper components from outside air conditioner units, and at times removed the entire units.The thefts occurred primarily at vacant businesses and homes.Citizens are encouraged to be mindful of vacant properties near their homes and report any suspicious vehicle or suspect information to the police department.Detective Lewis wants to provide citizens...
    • KTBS 3 Storm Team Forecast

      KTBS 3 Storm Team Forecast

      Thursday, April 24 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:04:20 GMT
      Here's the KTBS 3 Storm Team Forecast.
      Here's the KTBS 3 Storm Team Forecast.

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