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    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.

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

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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>>

    KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home opens for public tours

    KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home photos courtesy of Courtney Avery. KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home photos courtesy of Courtney Avery.
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    The 2014 KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home is now open for weekend tours. 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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    • 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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    • 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.
    • 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!
    • State hopes to trace source of intestinal parasite

      State hopes to trace source of intestinal parasite

      Thursday, July 24 2014 5:26 AM EDT2014-07-24 09:26:04 GMT
      State health officials are trying to trace the origin of an intestinal parasite that has infected 77 Texans so far this year.
      State health officials are trying to trace the origin of an intestinal parasite that has infected 77 Texans so far this year.
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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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    • Saints, country roads, West Virginia; training camp is open

      Saints, country roads, West Virginia; training camp is open

      Thursday, July 24 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:47:36 GMT
      As New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis spoke about the opening of training camp, steep, tree-covered mountains were in full view behind them.
      As New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis spoke about the opening of training camp, steep, tree-covered mountains were in full view behind them.
    • Romo's back; feeling fine

      Romo's back; feeling fine

      Thursday, July 24 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:39:43 GMT
      Tony Romo paused to add up how long it would take to coddle his surgically repaired back on the first day of training camp.
      Tony Romo paused to add up how long it would take to coddle his surgically repaired back on the first day of training camp.
    • Northwestern St. has Demon of a schedule early

      Northwestern St. has Demon of a schedule early

      Thursday, July 24 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:22:39 GMT
      The Demons of Northwestern State are looking forward to getting back after it, hoping to build off the strong finish of a year ago. 
      The Demons of Northwestern State are looking forward to getting back after it, hoping to build off the strong finish of a year ago. 
    • Saints at resort, but no vacation

      Saints at resort, but no vacation

      Thursday, July 24 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:13:14 GMT
      Sean Payton constantly searches for an edge, even if it means fiddling with a training camp formula that has worked rather well for him over the past half-decade.
      Sean Payton constantly searches for an edge, even if it means fiddling with a training camp formula that has worked rather well for him over the past half-decade.
    • Former Alabama QB takes hit he never sees coming, from Les Miles

      Former Alabama QB takes hit he never sees coming, from Les Miles

      Thursday, July 24 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:08:38 GMT
      LSU'S Les Miles and the other coaches in the SEC went through ESPN this week, stopping by all their shows and one stop may have gone unnoticed by many, but it became classic Les Miles, in a solid and serious way. 
      LSU'S Les Miles and the other coaches in the SEC went through ESPN this week, stopping by all their shows and one stop may have gone unnoticed by many, but it became classic Les Miles, in a solid and serious way. 
    • No Texas changes in execution procedure

      No Texas changes in execution procedure

      Thursday, July 24 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:49:57 GMT
       Texas prison officials say they plan no changes in lethal injection procedures in the wake of problems with an execution in Arizona.
       Texas prison officials say they plan no changes in lethal injection procedures in the wake of problems with an execution in Arizona.

    • BESE effort to hire lawyer faces Jindal resistance

      BESE effort to hire lawyer faces Jindal resistance

      Thursday, July 24 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:48:22 GMT
       The state education board has hit a roadblock from Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration in its efforts to hire a law firm to pursue a possible lawsuit against the governor.
       The state education board has hit a roadblock from Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration in its efforts to hire a law firm to pursue a possible lawsuit against the governor.

    • Arkansas base lockdown blamed on mistaken identity

      Arkansas base lockdown blamed on mistaken identity

      Thursday, July 24 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:47:09 GMT
       Little Rock Air Force Base officials are blaming a case of mistaken identity for an alarm that led them to lock down the base for several hours following the report of a suspicious individual on the base.
       Little Rock Air Force Base officials are blaming a case of mistaken identity for an alarm that led them to lock down the base for several hours following the report of a suspicious individual on the base.

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