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    KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home photos courtesy of Courtney Avery. KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home photos courtesy of Courtney Avery.

    KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home opens for public tours

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    The 2014 KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home is now open for weekend tours. More>>

    Do your part to help "Stuff the Bus" today at Suddenlink in Bossier City

    Suddenlink gave $500 to Operation A+ today. The bus will be at Suddenlink on Benton Rd until 3pm. Suddenlink gave $500 to Operation A+ today. The bus will be at Suddenlink on Benton Rd until 3pm.
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    The Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign rolled into Bossier City this morning. The bus is parked in the Suddenlink parking lot at 725 Benton Road. More>>

    Stuffing the Bus for Operation A+ with your help Video included

    Operation A+ Stuff the Bus kicks off today! Operation A+ Stuff the Bus kicks off today!
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    The Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign is underway. Today we collected supplies in the parking lot of the Goodwill store off Bert Kouns. More>>

    Benton cancer survivor receives Heroes award

    Jan Elkins with Kami Chauncey and Senator Robert Adley. Jan Elkins with Kami Chauncey and Senator Robert Adley.
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    Cancer survivor Kami Chauncy, 14, is the proud recipient of the 2014 Young Louisiana Heroes Award.  More>>

    Web forums designed to improve health of Shreveport Video included

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    In August, KTBS 3 News is taking our Healthy Green into the Outdoors campaign online. We're reaching out to you through social media and two web forums, shining the spotlight on healthy living. More>>

    You're invited to tour the beautiful KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home

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    The KTBS 3 St Jude Dream Home is completed, and you can see the house this weekend from 9 - 5 on Saturday, or noon until 5:00 on Sunday. More>>

    KTBS 3 Community Caravan Idabel, Ok Video included

    © Jan & KTBS 3 Community Caravan in Idabel, OK © Jan & KTBS 3 Community Caravan in Idabel, OK
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    Thursday July 17, KTBS 3 crew with Community Caravan had lunch at Papa Poblanos. They all had a great time. Thanks Idabel, OK!


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    • Soaring With the Eagles

      Soaring With the Eagles

      Friday, July 25 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:06:46 GMT
      Imagine soaring like an eagle and catching that next thermal to a higher altitude ... 
      Imagine soaring like an eagle and catching that next thermal to a higher altitude ... 
    • Helicopter Hog Hunting

      Helicopter Hog Hunting

      Friday, July 25 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:15:01 GMT
      It's a problem that can cost local farmers thousands of dollars a year, the damage is being done by feral or wild hogs. They can do some serious damage, but now the State of Louisiana is trying to help in a way you may not have thought of.
      It's a problem that can cost local farmers thousands of dollars a year, the damage is being done by feral or wild hogs. They can do some serious damage, but now the State of Louisiana is trying to help in a way you may not have thought of.
    • East Texas families with quintuplets bond through diapers

      East Texas families with quintuplets bond through diapers

      Thursday, July 24 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:20:30 GMT
      The Seals family from Maud, TX stole our hearts in March when proud mother Michelle delivered quintuplets - four girls and one boy!
      The Seals family from Maud, TX stole our hearts in March when proud mother Michelle delivered quintuplets - four girls and one boy!
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    • A. J. Johnson faced deadly confrontation in The Philippines

      A. J. Johnson faced deadly confrontation in The Philippines

      Sunday, July 20 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-07-21 02:05:58 GMT
      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.
      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.
    • Fred Moffitt got down to business after World War II

      Fred Moffitt got down to business after World War II

      Sunday, July 13 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-07-14 02:33:00 GMT
      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.
      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.
    • Edwin Davis found Christianity on the battlefield in World War II

      Edwin Davis found Christianity on the battlefield in World War II

      Sunday, July 6 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-07-07 02:24:37 GMT
      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.
      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.
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    • KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home opens for public tours

      KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home opens for public tours

      Friday, July 25 2014 9:24 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:24:04 GMT
      KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home photos courtesy of Courtney Avery.KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home photos courtesy of Courtney Avery.
      The 2014 KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home is now open for weekend tours.
      The 2014 KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home is now open for weekend tours.
    • Report: Adding vision, dental would cost $43M

      Report: Adding vision, dental would cost $43M

      Friday, July 25 2014 5:43 AM EDT2014-07-25 09:43:40 GMT
      A report says that adding dental and vision coverage to Arkansas' compromise Medicaid expansion would cost nearly $43 million, but officials say they're not looking at adding on to the program.
      A report says that adding dental and vision coverage to Arkansas' compromise Medicaid expansion would cost nearly $43 million, but officials say they're not looking at adding on to the program.
    • West Nile death in Caddo Parish

      West Nile death in Caddo Parish

      Thursday, July 24 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:46:40 GMT
      A person from Caddo Parish has died from West Nile Virus. The Louisiana Department of Health and Human Services confirmed the death to KTBS 3 News on Thursday afternoon. According to DHH, the victim was between 60 and 74 years of age.
      A person from Caddo Parish has died from West Nile Virus. The Louisiana Department of Health and Human Services confirmed the death to KTBS 3 News on Thursday afternoon. According to DHH, the victim was between 60 and 74 years of age.
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    • Celebrate Education Week wraps up

      Celebrate Education Week wraps up

      Friday, April 25 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-04-26 00:07:19 GMT
      The KTBS 3 Summer Reading Festival and ArtBreak celebrated the big 30 this week. What is known as the biggest arts and reading festival for students has been around for 30 years in the ArkLaTex, and it is all on display at the Shreveport Convention Center.This week thousands of 3rd grade students got a hands on lessons in the arts.While 2nd grade students are being encouraged to get library cards and continue reading this summer. "This week completes our 30th year of doing this so that is a l...
      The KTBS 3 Summer Reading Festival and ArtBreak celebrated the big 30 this week. What is known as the biggest arts and reading festival for students has been around for 30 years in the ArkLaTex, and it is all on display at the Shreveport Convention Center.This week thousands of 3rd grade students got a hands on lessons in the arts.While 2nd grade students are being encouraged to get library cards and continue reading this summer. "This week completes our 30th year of doing this so that is a l...
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    • Parking Lot Picnic at Century Link Center

      Parking Lot Picnic at Century Link Center

      Friday, July 25 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:59:15 GMT
      Looking for some family fun and food Friday during lunch? Officials with the Century Link Center say they've got just the event for you!
      Looking for some family fun and food Friday during lunch? Officials with the Century Link Center say they've got just the event for you!
    • KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home opens for public tours

      KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home opens for public tours

      Friday, July 25 2014 9:24 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:24:04 GMT
      KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home photos courtesy of Courtney Avery.KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home photos courtesy of Courtney Avery.
      The 2014 KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home is now open for weekend tours.
      The 2014 KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home is now open for weekend tours.
    • UPDATE: Arrest made in Shreveport shooting death

      UPDATE: Arrest made in Shreveport shooting death

      Friday, July 25 2014 7:45 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:45:09 GMT
      Authorities have obtained a warrant for the arrest of 19-year-old LaDarrius Dewayne Lee, following a fatal shooting in Shreveport's Queensborough neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.
      Authorities have obtained a warrant for the arrest of 19-year-old LaDarrius Dewayne Lee, following a fatal shooting in Shreveport's Queensborough neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.
    • Large power outage in Bossier Parish

      Large power outage in Bossier Parish

      Friday, July 25 2014 7:24 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:24:36 GMT
      Thousands of people from North Bossier to Benton are without power after a transmission line failed shortly after 9:00 Thursday night.
      Thousands of people from North Bossier to Benton are without power after a transmission line failed shortly after 9:00 Thursday night.
    • Helicopter Hog Hunting

      Helicopter Hog Hunting

      Friday, July 25 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:15:01 GMT
      It's a problem that can cost local farmers thousands of dollars a year, the damage is being done by feral or wild hogs. They can do some serious damage, but now the State of Louisiana is trying to help in a way you may not have thought of.
      It's a problem that can cost local farmers thousands of dollars a year, the damage is being done by feral or wild hogs. They can do some serious damage, but now the State of Louisiana is trying to help in a way you may not have thought of.
    • Australia readies 90 police for Ukraine crash site

      Australia readies 90 police for Ukraine crash site

      Friday, July 25 2014 5:25 AM EDT2014-07-25 09:25:58 GMT
      Australia's prime minister says his country is close to finalizing a deal with Ukraine to send police and a small number of troops to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a multinational team.
      Australia's prime minister says his country is close to finalizing a deal with Ukraine to send police and a small number of troops to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a multinational team.
    • Taliban kill 14 Shiites in Afghanistan road attack

      Taliban kill 14 Shiites in Afghanistan road attack

      Friday, July 25 2014 5:24 AM EDT2014-07-25 09:24:43 GMT
      An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road.
      An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road.
    • France sends soldiers to guard Air Algeria wreck

      France sends soldiers to guard Air Algeria wreck

      Friday, July 25 2014 5:21 AM EDT2014-07-25 09:21:08 GMT
      French President Francois Hollande says there are no survivors in the Air Algerie crash in Mali.
      French President Francois Hollande says there are no survivors in the Air Algerie crash in Mali.
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