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September 19 12:00 AM
What was his reaction when he learned that a winning lottery ticket was purchased at his store? “We were all excited. It’s an exciting thing,” he said. “Just because you didn’t win it doesn’t mean it isn’t exciting. Something like that is very rare to happen, you know, ever.
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September 19 12:00 AM
But by granting that humble wish, the floodgates were opened for Pay It Forward Networking, which grants wishes for children with disabilities, special needs or terminal illnesses. Since its inception on Sept. 16, 2013, Pay It Forward Networking has granted the wishes and fulfilled the dreams of 56 young people, and that number grows each week.
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September 19 12:00 AM
Dardenne came to Shreveport to get input from the community about the tourism industry and its growth potential, opportunities for economic development and infrastructure improvement. He will also make stops in Lafayette on Oct. 15 and in Monroe on Oct.
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September 19 12:00 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to help facilitate the effective closure of a private landfill that has long been a source of complaints by Shreveport residents concerned about the smoke and fumes spewed by the underground fires that have burned at the site for years.
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September 12 12:00 AM
Batman and Robin are two lions who reside at Yogie and Friends Exotic Cat Sanctuary in Frierson, La. However, the sanctuary faces closure because of changes in the law regarding exotic cat ownership. The matter will go to trial on Oct. 15. (File photo).
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September 12 12:00 AM
What does Arnold think is the most pressing need in District E today? “I think the need for Shreveport as a whole, but especially District E, is for people to feel safe, to address the safety concerns that people have.” he said. “I am proposing that we raise officers’ pay by $11,000 to a Southern average.
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September 05 12:00 AM
Back in the 1970s and ’80s, one of the most popular attractions at the Louisiana State Fair was the “Dr. Blood” haunted tour at the Gas Light Players building. Local artist Drew Hunter conceived of the haunted exhibit and the titular character of Dr. Anton Blood, a white-masked figure who served as the host of the yearly mansion of the macabre.
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September 05 12:00 AM
Francesca Moreland, president of the Rotary Club of Shreveport, said, “We wanted to create an event in Shreveport that was uncommon, and we thought that a recreational event where the public could join if they wanted and do something really fun on the Red River was very appealing to us.
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September 05 12:00 AM
Although the Zodiag Building does not have the components necessary to operate a restaurant, several of the new Pop Ups are offering food. How is this possible? “It was very apparent at our very first Pop Up how important food is because food really draws people; it creates foot traffic,” Swaine said.
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August 29 12:00 AM
Charles Hymes, assistant to the division manager at SPAR, said mowing at city parks is performed on a rotating basis. “A normal cycle of rotation would be, like, a two-week cycle. That’s saying that all of our equipment and manpower are in place.

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