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May 23 12:00 AM
“We’re doing every kind of rescue you can think of,” said Fire Chief Dan Cotten. The training instructs rescuers how to “get people out of holes or get people down from heights and out of the river — anyplace we’ve got to get them to get them up ... lowering them down or getting them up.
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May 23 12:00 AM
For the past several years, area waterways, including Caddo Lake, Cross Lake and Lake Bistineau, have been plagued with an infestation of giant salvinia, an invasive aquatic plant that grows at an incredible rate and can deprive a body of water of oxygen.
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May 23 12:00 AM
Officers from both sides of the Red River embarked on the first leg of the 2014 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Louisiana last Friday morning, May 16, starting from the Caddo Correctional Center in Shreveport and the Bossier Civic Center in Bossier City and ending at about 9 a.
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May 16 12:00 AM
“We’re not seeing a spike in violent crime this year,” he said. “We’ve got less than 10 armed robberies that we’re working; that appears to be a little lower than what we were this time last year. We’ve had four homicides now. … We’re still working this double homicide.
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May 09 12:00 AM
Louisiana law states that a license plate’s numbers, letters and expiration sticker cannot be obstructed in any way, or else the driver can be pulled over and possibly cited. The plate on the left has the expiration sticker partially obscured, while the plate on the right has the state name partially covered.
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May 09 12:00 AM
“Really, we’re out there to make sure that other nations know we’re there but they don’t know where we’re at, and that makes them think twice about any actions they might take against us, knowing that we have the ability to strike back very rapidly from a location that they don’t know about.
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May 09 12:00 AM
Dardenne chose the newly renovated Municipal Auditorium as the setting for his visit to talk tourism. The Municipal was the venue which helped launch the careers of Elvis Presley and other musical giants, including Johnny Cash, Slim Whitman and Hank Williams.
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May 09 12:00 AM
Hidden History III, a combination walking and travel tour of some of downtown’s most historic sites, will be held that day with some of the city’s famous personages coming to life for one day only to give “first-hand accounts” of city life from the 1880s to the 1920s.

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