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January 25 11:49 AM
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) thinks — I’m using the term “thinks” very loosely here — that Americans dying in Syria is a compelling reason to continue exposing Americans to the danger of dying in Syria. So do Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), James Inhofe (R-OK), and Jack Reed (D- RI).
January 25 09:33 AM
Eat less, eat early, breath deep and get lots of exercise. And sugar? The Pennington study concludes that all those naysayers who express concern over the dangers of sugar are exaggerating a bit. “The evidence is underwhelming that sugar is much or any worse than other refined carbs.
January 25 09:33 AM
It is a study of economic reality. A sad story at that. ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. It highlights the plight of those that work at low-paying jobs, have little or no savings, and are one emergency from falling into poverty.
January 18 03:13 PM
It’s the end of the college football season with Clemson taking a resounding victory over favored Alabama. The year also produced a financial bonanza for top tier football schools all over the country. ESPN has paid some $7 billion for the rights to telecast just seven games a year over the next 12 years.
January 18 03:13 PM
Shreveport recently received a $600,000 grant from the Louisiana Public Service Commission to install LED bulbs in many city facilities. This will reduce labor and electricity charges for years to come. (A big thanks to Commissioner Foster Campbell is certainly merited for this help.
January 18 01:04 PM
There is a war on our police officers that has hindered their ability to protect the public or themselves. Our politically correct society and huge sections of the media make excuses for criminals and the cause of their crimes while magnifying the isolated incidents of bad policing.
January 18 01:04 PM
It’s the end of the college football season with Clemson taking a resounding victory over favored Alabama. The year also produced a financial bonanza for top tier football schools all over the country. ESPN has paid some $7 billion for the rights to telecast just seven games a year over the next 12 years.
January 18 01:04 PM
Shreveport recently received a $600,000 grant from the Louisiana Public Service Commission to install LED bulbs in many city facilities. This will reduce labor and electricity charges for years to come. (A big thanks to Commissioner Foster Campbell is certainly merited for this help.
January 11 09:35 AM
For as far back as I can remember, comparisons have been made between Louisiana’s state capital city and Austin, Texas. In the 1960s the population of both cities were about the same. Austin and Baton Rouge were the homes of both the centers of state government and the location of each state’s major university.
January 11 09:35 AM
Whew! But, as Bugs Bunny would say, “that’s not all folks!” SPAR also maintains Independence Stadium, the Municipal Auditorium, 126 city-owned properties and 52 city -owned facilities. Additionally, SPAR is responsible for housekeeping functions of 34 city-owned facilities.

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