Author Archives: RealShreveport

10 Nov
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Economist: Louisiana job numbers down, hitting state coffers

MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press   BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s $315 million deficit from last year was mainly driven by continuing dips in employment that are hammering personal income and business tax collections, the Legislature’s chief economist said Thursday. ...

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09 Nov
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Louisiana US Senate race now a two-man, partisan competition

MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press   BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican John Kennedy and Democrat Foster Campbell agreed on one thing Wednesday as they began a month-long sprint to Louisiana’s U.S. Senate runoff election: They don’t agree on much. Campbell, ...

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09 Nov
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News Guide: Louisiana US Senate, US House runoffs on Dec. 10

MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press   BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Three of Louisiana’s congressional races remain unsettled, to be decided in a December runoff election. In addition to casting ballots for president, Louisiana voters Tuesday whittled the list of U.S. ...

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04 Nov
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ALERT: Shreveport may be imminently losing historical documents in Times move

11/4/16 – 5:10pm Insiders are reporting that our community is potentially in imminent danger of losing historical documents.  Help do something to stop it.  Read to the end of this article and share. The Shreveport Times announced earlier this year ...

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03 Nov
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Publisher’s Note: (Some) Records Made Public in City Water Scandal

11/3/16 – 3:50PM One of the keys to good governance is transparency in government.  Open and public records for citizens to freely view is such a cornerstone.  Our City Hall has taken actions in delaying and denying public records (in this ...

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01 Nov
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City still refusing to turn over public documents

SHREVEPORT, La. – The City of Shreveport is continuing to withhold public documents regarding the water under-billing scandal. A public records request was originally sent from Real Shreveport to City Attorney William Bradford Oct. 17 for documents and correspondence related ...

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28 Oct
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Real Shreveport to further coverage, purpose by providing AP news content

Shreveport, LA – RealShreveport.com will be adding the world’s largest and oldest news source to its reporting.  In an effort to expand our ability to inform the citizens of Shreveport/Bossier, the inclusion of the most trusted newsgathering source is critical ...

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28 Oct
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Edwards administration warning $313M budget gap could grow

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Gov. John Bel Edwards’ chief budget architect said Friday that he fears Louisiana won’t meet its income forecast this year, heaping new financial problems on a state already facing a $313 million deficit from last ...

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25 Oct
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No Public Official – Even Stephanie Lynch – Is Above the Law

This is an article I never wanted to write. I challenged a sitting Shreveport City Councilwoman, Stephanie Lynch, about matters regarding her actions as an elected official.  Her response to that challenge was, in her individual capacity, to publicly attack ...

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05 Oct
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Rafters Announce Partnership with KSHV45 to Televise Game of the Week and Coach’s Show!

The Shreveport Rafters announced on Tuesday that the club will televise a two hour, tape-delayed broadcast of Rafters and Lady Rafters home games each Saturday beginning April 8, 2017 from noon til 2pm throughout the season.  Viewers can tune to ...

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09 Sep
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CPERS Architect Arceneaux Certifies Inappropriateness of his “Donation”

Shreveport is a city full of figurative red lights, speed bumps and roadblocks for those of us who choose to live here.  This week, Tom Arceneaux, the attorney for the Caddo Parish Commissioners (as well as Shreveport Times Community Editorialist) ...

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Source: CPSB website | Realshreveport.com
24 Aug
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What is Caddo School Boss Goree Running From? Hopefully Mansfield ISD Speaks Up.

Whether its attention he seeks during local flooding, back to school news features, editorials in the Shreveport Times or asking for tax increases from the public, Lamar Goree never misses a chance to get in a press conference or news ...

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Source: CPSB website | Realshreveport.com
18 Aug
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Third Time Not a Charm, Goree Stonewalls on Molestation Danger at BTW!

Caddo Superintendent Lamar Goree continues to stonewall requests for information concerning his system’s actions regarding notifying parents about the man arrested for allegedly molesting a mentally disabled 15 year old female at Booker T. Washington.  As we reported previously, (here) initial ...

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15 Aug
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Relatives of Victim Speak out, Claim BTW Teacher Has Other Victims! Caddo Supt Silent

Initial reports of a Minden man arrested on Friday (see here) arrived without much attention until RealShreveport.com exposed that the alleged perpetrator, Cleodis Bell Sr., is currently a teaching employee of Caddo Parish Schools at Booker T. Washington High School.  ...

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13 Aug
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Updated: Caddo Special Ed Staffer Arrested For Molestation!

Updated: Initial media reports from other outlets listed the Minden man arrested as Cleodis Bell Jr, but have now changed that to Cleodis Bell Sr. This report noted that apparent confusion. Original: Sources came forward today to share that other ...

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