Author Archives: RealShreveport

25 Aug
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ACTION: Grassroots calls may be last chance to spare Shreveport from arena deception

Shreveport’s population is, by and large, upset at the prospect that leaders in our city are going forward without listening to the will of the people on the proposed arena development… not even giving people a public vote on the ...

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17 Aug
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Another Mayoral Embarrassment: A list of Ollie Tyler’s sponsors.

Ollie Tyler continues to embarrass hardworking Caddo taxpayers.  Today’s press conference, designed to give the appearance that Shreveport’s rising violent crime rates are somehow under control, only proved the ineptitude of the administration.  The press conference about crime featured several ...

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05 Aug
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School security “volunteer” sentenced in the Goree/Caddo Schools molestation coverups.

This time last year, Caddo Superintendent Lamar Goree was busy attempting to cover up yet another molestation scandal within his administration’s watch as Cleodis Bell Sr. was charged with molesting a mentally disabled female student from his classroom and beyond. ...

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31 May
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HB 667: Who’s in charge of City Hall? Tyler admits it’s Glover!

Our local politicians and media have been completely exposed.  The media now jumps into the HB 667 issue that first appeared in Elliott Stonecipher’s article (here) and exploded all over local social media faster than a cheap firecracker.  It should ...

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29 May
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MEDIA BLACKOUT: Shreveport media ignores thousands of concerned Shreveporters.

This past Saturday, a holiday weekend, was all but quiet on local social media in the world of local politics.  Elliott Stonecipher’s article about HB 667 hit with the warning about what State Rep. & likely future Mayoral Candidate Cedric ...

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02 May
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Election loss highlights local media abandon

The Caddo Parish Commission placed four ballot propositions in front of voters to “renew” four property tax millages anywhere between 2-5 years early.  The fact that all four of those lost is one of the biggest stories in Caddo Politics ...

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29 Apr
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Caddo Commission takes big defeat in property tax election

The Caddo Commission lost a bid to renew four property tax millages in today’s election according to the freshly reported election results from the Louisiana Secretary of State’s website (here).  The loss is an embarrassing loss for supporters of the ...

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11 Mar
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Fantasy & Fiction: Times had no plan until forced to save archives by public outcry

The Shreveport Times finally announced that their archives would find a new home in our city’s public library downtown, Shreve Memorial.  This marks two major ends for our local newspaper.  First, it marks the end of the very real threat that ...

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27 Jan
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The Latest: Exoneration-perjury case verdict likely

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the perjury trial of two men whose recanted testimony in a 1993 murder case led to freedom for a man convicted in the killing. (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Two men who changed ...

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27 Jan
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Edwards says deficit-closing special session begins Feb. 13

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards laid out his reasoning to lawmakers Friday for a deficit-closing special session, saying he won’t seek tax increases to close the $304 million gap and will try to protect education programs ...

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26 Jan
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Edwards aide says of flood recovery: ‘We’re frustrated, too’

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards’ chief of staff told state senators that federal regulations and laws governing disaster response are hampering Louisiana’s ability to recover from two devastating floods last year. Ben Nevers spoke Thursday to ...

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26 Jan
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Ex-wildlife and fisheries leader defends tenure to lawmakers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Lawmakers appeared sympathetic to the former leader of Louisiana’s Wildlife and Fisheries agency in response to an audit raising questions about the propriety of millions in spending during his tenure. Former department secretary Robert Barham ...

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26 Jan
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2 convicted of $8.9 Medicare scam in 4 Gulf Coast states

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two owners of psychological service companies have been convicted in an $8.9 million Medicare fraud scheme that billed Medicare for unnecessary or nonexistent tests on nursing home patients in four Gulf Coast states. ...

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25 Jan
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Special budget-rebalancing session comes with a price tag

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers resistant to the idea of a deficit-closing special session have raised concerns about paying for the Legislature’s return to Baton Rouge amid continuing shortfalls. But the actual cost of such a gathering isn’t ...

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25 Jan
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Elections chief says no evidence of voter fraud in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican Secretary of State Tom Schedler is defending Louisiana’s elections system, as President Donald Trump announced an investigation into voter fraud in the fall election. Schedler released a statement Wednesday saying: “Louisiana did not have ...

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