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November 14 12:00 AM
On Veterans’ Day at the second location of his book store, The Thrifty Peanut Book & Media Warehouse, at 7600 Youree Drive, the site of the former Wright’s Sound Gallery, McLaughlin offered free chili dogs to veterans as well as a 50 percent discount on their purchases that day.
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October 31 12:00 AM
Suicide is back in the public consciousness, what with the recent suicide of Academy Award -winning actor-comedian Robin Williams and the discovery last week of a 36-year-old woman whose body was found by a couple of joggers at the east end of Betty Virginia Park.
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October 31 12:00 AM
Burns said he was initially in favor of education reform. His mother was a schoolteacher, and his father was on the school board. “They were always improvising and changing the format of education to try to make us competitive and have good standards and all,” he said.
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October 24 12:00 AM
“We’re going to be working on multiplication, division, fractions, those skills that they’re missing. That’s what the main focus is about. I want to focus in on those gaps that are preventing them from attaining grade level performance,” Harper said..
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October 17 12:00 AM
The Bossier City police and fire departments and other law enforcement personnel tested their abilities to handle such a crisis during an emergency drill that was conducted last Friday morning, Oct. 10, at Bossier High School. The drill was coordinated by the Bossier Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.
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October 10 12:00 AM
Another load is expected to arrive on Sunday, Oct. 12, “to replenish our load because we don’t want to get low because we have so many dedicated customers that want to come out for The Perfect Pumpkin, so we always try to make sure we have it for them,” Boller said.
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October 10 12:00 AM
“It’s the basic design of the Shreveport Police Department shield, and then it has ‘SPD’ for the Shreveport Police Department on it and Sgt. Tim Prunty’s badge number, which is 815,” said Mike Billings, owner of the Dixie Corn Maze, which opened to the public earlier this month.

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