Author Archives: RealShreveport

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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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Rep. Bob Hensgens, R-Abbeville, asks questions about the LSU hospital operators' budget during a hearing on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)
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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11 Oct
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Go-To Source for LA Constitutional Amendments Info

Below is the link to the Public Affairs Research Council (PAR) Guide on 2016 Louisiana Constitutional Amendments. PAR has been the go-to source for this information for decades, regardless of how you ultimately decide to vote on the Amendments: PAR ...

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07 Oct
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Court Decision Against Ed Officials is Huge…

WE MAY HOPE C.P.S.B. BOSSES ARE LIKEWISE INSTRUCTED ….. Friday, October 7, 2016 …. 8:28 AM …. Deep in the bowels of government abuses of every sort are costly and punishing wars to force public officials to produce our – ...

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Shreveport Rafters FC
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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Elliot Stonecipher
25 Sep
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The Barnwell Center’s Death Was No Accident

  September 25, 2016 As questions about the proposed Planet Aqua aquarium on the Shreveport riverfront mount, some about the closing of the Barnwell Center have been answered. Our R. S. Barnwell Memorial Garden & Art Center was not beyond ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
23 Sep
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BIOMED (BRF) Call for “Transparency” from State Is a Howler!

News broke last night that University Health Hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe – which are creations of the Biomedical Research Foundation, regardless of its new logo and name change earlier this week – will proceed in the hands of some ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
18 Sep
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Barnwell Center Dead… Taxpayers Hammered… No News

September 18, 2016 Lacking only the expected approval of the Shreveport City Council, an aquarium will take over the riverfront space from which the Barnwell Center long and well served our community. No matter how stupendous and breathtaking officials and other ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
11 Sep
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City / Parish Government for Shreveport & Caddo Is Our Best – Only? – Chance

September 11, 2016 Anytime a politician / public official says, “It’s time for a conversation,” I instinctively roll my eyes.  I mean, really … when did a pol ever want to “converse” with you, especially when their side is an opinion piece in ...

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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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Elliot Stonecipher
08 Sep
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Rep. Glover’s Screaming “FIRE!!” In Our Theater Is Noxious

Thursday, September 8, 2016 I won’t waste anyone’s time with explanations for why Cedric Glover does such things … our time is truly worth far, far more than that. For now, we can put out the fire he has set ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
04 Sep
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Governor Edwards’ “Honor Code” Disproved by Excellent Reporting

September 4, 2016 I recently wrote to spotlight journalism excellence in the reporting on South Louisiana floods by Gordon Russell of The Advocate newspaper, and Mark Schleifstein of the Times Picayune / NOLA.com. In their likewise excellent reporting this week, ...

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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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Elliot Stonecipher
23 Aug
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Initial Data … Louisiana Flood of 2016

August 23, 2016 In the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, I hit the road from the undamaged north to the devastated south … all along I-10 and I-12.  The need for demographic information was pronounced, and given that Louisiana ...

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