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February 28 12:00 AM
One Million Cups is a new national program operated by the Kaufman Foundation, the largest foundation for entrepreneurship in the country. Every week, entrepreneurs are given the opportunity to present their startups to a group of fellow entrepreneurs, mentors and advisors in a relaxed setting while sipping a cup of coffee.
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February 28 12:00 AM
Paul Pratt, chairman of the Independence Bowl, announces Duck Commander as the new title sponsor of the local collegiate bowl game played in Independence Stadium. The partnership with Duck Commander, the Independence Bowl’s sixth title sponsor — is expected to run through 2019.
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February 21 12:00 AM
CSC, a Fortune 500 company that is a global provider of nextgeneration IT solutions, will open a new technology center in Bossier City, creating 800 new direct jobs and 805 new indirect jobs, a total of more than 1,600 new jobs, Gov. Bobby Jindal said at a press conference Tuesday afternoon at the Cyber Innovation Center.
Community News
February 21 12:00 AM
The Louisiana Lions Eye Bank is one of those projects. Begun in 1974 as a project of several Lions Clubs in Northwest Louisiana, it provides a way for those who want to donate their eye tissue to those who need the gift of sight by harvesting, storing and distributing cornea tissue.
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February 14 12:00 AM
VIVIAN, La. — Ruth Evans, known to many folks in this north Caddo Parish community as “Granny Ruth,” is a survivor. Diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the fourth most common form of cancer with a survival rate of only 4 percent, Evans beat the odds when she underwent surgery in 2009 to combat the disease.
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February 14 12:00 AM
It’s called “Speak Your Peace: The Civility Project,” and the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce, along with the Community Foundation or North Louisiana and the Louisiana Association for Non-Profits (LANO), are encouraging people to speak up, speak your mind and speak your peace but to do so in a way that is respectful and productive.
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February 14 12:00 AM
“I noticed it about three and a half months ago, when we went out there checking on some of our family’s estates, and I started doing some checking on it, and I was wondering why they don’t show it on the full map of the cemetery,” said the man, who wished to remain anonymous.
Community News
February 14 12:00 AM
But even though the winter weather wreaked havoc with citizens’ daily lives, there was beauty to behold as well. Mother Nature decorated the area with crystalline sculptures of icicles hanging from tree branches and fence posts..

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