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April 06 12:00 AM
As he denounces the proposed tax vote in his Feb. 25 blog, Stonecipher states unequivocally that Shreveport’s government “deserves no vote of confidence.” He alludes to “corruption and financial waste” as his reasoning for his position. He does not bother to substantiate his conclusion that these evils are rampant in Shreveport.
Editorial
April 06 12:00 AM
As Riegel points out, Pierson’s naive understanding of the state’s bottom of the barrel ranking fails to comprehend “the direct connection that exists between education, healthcare, the environment and infrastructure on one hand and economic development on the other.
Top Stories
April 06 12:00 AM
The complainant said that Elmer Brown Prudhomme, 57, entered the store after he had been banned and reportedly pulled his pants down and grabbed his genitals. The complainant said Prudhomme was also intoxicated..
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April 06 12:00 AM
Based on fingerprint evidence, their identity was positively confirmed as missing mother and son, Jennifer and Coty Wilson, who are believed to have jumped from the bridge three weeks ago after their vehicle was found abandoned in the middle of the bridge.
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April 06 12:00 AM
The video clearly shows one suspect attempting to open the driver’s side door of a vehicle parked in a carport in the 1800 block of Kirkview Drive in Duck Island Community in Princeton early Saturday morning. A second suspect can be faintly seen on video on the other side of the video, appearing to try an open the passenger door.
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April 06 12:00 AM
On March 24, a Shreveport police officer was dispatched to the 3000 block of Randolph Street in reference to an injured 9-year-old child. It was reported that the child was bleeding profusely to the mouth after having a tooth knocked out during a battery allegedly committed by his father.

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April 24 12:32 PM
Here’s an interesting thought. Why is it that Louisiana and neighboring state Mississippi are always on the bottom of every national ranking involving virtually every aspect of a state’s quality of life? Yet casino gambling is widespread throughout both states at a level not found any place else in America outside of Las Vegas.
April 24 12:32 PM
On April 28, citizens of Shreveport face a choice: Fund basic city services or plunge the city into fiscal chaos. It would have been inconceivable 20 years ago that routine tax renewals to fund the fire and police departments and other basic city services would not have the collective support of the city’s business, civic and political leadership.

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