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2019 State Fair of Louisiana “A Gumbo of Fun”

The 113th Edition of the State Fair of Louisiana is happening now! 2019 State Fair of Louisiana “A Gumbo of Fun” Shreveport, LA October 24…

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Shreveport Firefighters Battle Early Morning Fire in Allendale

Shreveport Firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire located at 517 Allen Ave at 6:04am this morning. Shreveport Fire Department’s Engine 4 was…

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Elliott Stonecipher

MY HOMETOWN’S CONDITION … AND THAT PERSONAL ATTACK

Posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 … 10:48 A.M. … For decades, literally, I have been fortunate in knowing many people who work, or worked, in…

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ONE WEEK OUT: SHREVEPORT BOND ISSUE MESS GETTING MESSIER?

Posted: Wednesday, August 7, 2019 … 11:12 A.M. … ONE WEEK OUT: SHREVEPORT BOND ISSUE MESS GETTING MESSIER? Neophyte Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins is certainly…

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The Short Line Food Station re-opens for business

SHREVEPORT, La. — The Short Line Food Station in downtown Shreveport is finally open for business again nearly three months after it was shut down…

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Caddo Schools

Grey area in legal representation of public bodies

SHREVEPORT, La. — The legality of private attorneys handling public records has been called into question following the City of Shreveport’s water under-billing scandal. A local law…

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Caddo Schools

Secrecy shrouds $1M public haul for local attorneys

SHREVEPORT, La. — The local law firm Abrams & Lafargue is cashing in on almost $1 million for its legal representation of only two public bodies…

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Public records show Abrams & Lafargue on track to make more than $1M in public funds

SHREVEPORT, La. — The City of Shreveport has hired outside attorneys Reginald Abrams and Julie Lafargue of the local firm Abrams & Lafargue to represent…

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Water and sewer rate increases, garbage fees and more

SHREVEPORT, La. – Next week Shreveport residents will see whether the City Council will vote to tack on another $9 million or so in fees…

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ADDENDUM to Pt. 2: Dumbfounding Developments in Shreveport City Hall Meltdown

Last Friday afternoon, I wrote and posted Part 2 of our series on the stunning collapse of basic governance, and adherence to the Rule of…

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Pt. 2: Dumbfounding Developments in Shreveport City Hall Meltdown

November 11, 2016 This all began as a tale of embarrassing and expensive-to-taxpayers incompetence at Shreveport City Hall, then quickly worsened as underlying public corruption…

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