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Editorial
May 04 12:00 AM
Data released by the Louisiana Workforce Commission on Friday, April 20, showed that the state’s nonfarm job sector added 12,500 jobs from March 2017. This is the sixth straight over-the-year increase from February 2018. And it is the largest over-the-month gain for the month of March since 2010.
Editorial
April 13 12:00 AM
Caddo’s highest population estimate was 257,354 on July 1, 2013. This number decreased by almost 11,000 in the next four years. The population in Bossier Parish increased by 10,000 from July 1, 2010, to July 1, 2017. In that eight-year interval, DeSoto’s population gradually increased each year.
Editorial
March 19 12:00 AM
Initially, his law enforcement background will be questioned by many rank and file at the Shreveport Police Department (SPD). Reportedly, his service as public information officer and then head of the SPD Crime Stoppers program did not entail any supervisory or investigative activities.
Editorial
February 16 12:00 AM
Much to the chagrin of the wireless technology business community, Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler is determined to introduce ordinances that many believe have not been fully vetted. The 80 pages (plus) of new ordinances will regulate the installation and operation of wireless technology facilities (WTFs), commonly referred to as cell towers.

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May 11 09:49 AM
Bradford (not to be confused with City Attorney Will Bradford) has introduced a resolution that reads that “the Shreveport City Council approves and authorizes the execution of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Shreveport and Gateway Development Consortium, LLC regarding the development of Cross Bayou.
May 11 09:49 AM
Is medical marijuana the next Louisiana boondoggle? The current Louisiana legislature seems bent on pushing through extended legislation that enlarges the number of medical conditions marijuana is supposed to treat.
May 04 12:49 PM
Sad to say that the truth has become a diminishing commodity in America today. Particularly when it comes to many branches of government. Remember the old adage that “I’m from the federal government and I’m here to help you?” Too often, they are here to examine, investigate and even prosecute you.

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