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June 17 12:00 AM
“We collect fans any time, but most people usually don’t start donating ’til about March or April — that’s usually when we get that first little pop of heat up here — and we collect all the way through into, like, October because we allow seniors who live in Bossier Parish over the age of 60 to get one fan every year.
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June 17 12:00 AM
The state is not broke, he said. Beginning July 1, the beginning of the budget year, “the state government will spend roughly $30.5 billion. Every bit of that came out of taxpayers’ pockets. That is $2.2 billion more than the current budget. In fact, we have gone from a budget about 10 years ago of $16.
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June 10 12:00 AM
Lloyd E. Barmore, 34, of Shreveport, was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote on one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. He was also sentenced to five years of supervised release. According to the January 6, 2016 guilty plea, Louisiana State Police stopped Barmore’s vehicle on July 10, 2014.
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June 10 12:00 AM
Searching the vehicle, the officer located a blunt/cigar between the center console and the passenger seat where 39- year-old Ronnie Demitrious Elder of 3228 Jackson St. in Shreveport was sitting. The cigar contained approximately one gram of a green, leafy substance.
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June 10 12:00 AM
With few exceptions, most of the comments were in favor of keeping the monument right where it has been for so many years. Reasons offered ranged from the cost to remove the statue to the fact that the statue is private property belonging to the United Daughters of the Confederacy to the monument’s special historic significance.

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