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11 Nov
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Pt. 2: STAKES COULDN’T BE HIGHER IN SHREVEPORT MAYOR’S RACE

Saturday, November 11, 2017 … 5:12 P.M. Yep, ‘tis the season. The Shreveport political one, that is. To kick it off, City Councilmen Willie Bradford and Jerry Bowman, Jr., are speechifying to politically rough-up Police Chief Alan Crump. As the ...

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12 Sep
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CITY COUNCIL BURIES TYLER “SPORTS COMPLEX,” 0-to-6 “NO”

SPECIAL REPORT … … Tuesday, September 12, 2017 … 8:10 P.M. … Almost four-and-a-half hours after the Shreveport City Council meeting began today, members finally voted on Mayor Ollie Tyler’s “sports complex” scheme. The vote was 0-7 … no votes ...

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11 Sep
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Is Tyler’s arena scheme in trouble at tomorrow’s City Council meeting?

Mayor Ollie Tyler’s publicly funded D-League arena concoction has been widely unpopular among Shreveporters ever since her administration (with other key players like the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission) launched a sneak attack on taxpayers weeks ago.  In that attack, taxpayers were ...

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08 Sep
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OLLIE’S FOLLY: NEW HAMPSHIRE, SHREVEPORT, & ELECTION FRAUD

Friday, September 8, 2017 … 9:33 A.M. … Former United States Senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire must by rights be both seething and broken-hearted. Unless Shreveport City Councilmen Oliver Jenkins and Michael Corbin have changes of heart, most Shreveporters ...

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06 Sep
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MAYOR TYLER PURSUES CONTAMINATED SITE FOR SPORTS COMPLEX

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 … 4:40 P.M. New documents confirm that Mayor Ollie Tyler is aggressively – and stupefyingly – trying to buy at huge taxpayer costs chemically contaminated land for her Cross Bayou scheme. The land at issue is ...

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14 Dec
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2017 City budget passes, MPC likened to IRS

SHREVEPORT, La. — The Shreveport City Council approved the 2017 budget Tuesday night in a meeting that lasted five hours and consisted of many reconsiderations to re-vote on certain amendments to budget ordinances. Councilman James Flurry’s proposed amendment to reduce the Metropolitan ...

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27 Nov
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Exclusive: City Attorney has $1m/18 person staff as city suffers water/trash scandals

Unbelievable new information has been uncovered in the wake of the Shreveport City Hall meltdown.  The absence of leadership became apparent when certain decades-long city purse grafters, Scott Pernici and Michael Wainwright (along with a few others), decided they wanted ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
23 Nov
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Yesterday’s City Hall Meeting, and My Thanksgiving Prayers

November 23, 2016  When Thanksgiving breaks tomorrow, I will awake to the organized chaos of this wonderful, and to me meaningful, American observance.  I will be blessed to share it with many whose love I most treasure, including those who cannot ...

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23 Nov
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Garbage collection fee dead, talks to resume in 2017

SHREVEPORT, La. –The Shreveport City Council removed the garbage fee from the proposed 2017 budget Tuesday evening by a vote of four to one. During the public hearing segment of the regular session meeting, several people spoke out against the ...

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11 Nov
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Pt. 2: Dumbfounding Developments in Shreveport City Hall Meltdown

November 11, 2016 This all began as a tale of embarrassing and expensive-to-taxpayers incompetence at Shreveport City Hall, then quickly worsened as underlying public corruption surfaced. Now, almost unimaginably, the full-blown scandal features a city administration which has somehow managed ...

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30 Oct
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Pt. 1: Shreveport Tax Hike Plan Is Wrong, Wrong, Wrong … and Illegal?

 October 30, 2016 Believe it:  only ten days before Christmas, Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler, along with City Council boss Willie Bradford, plan to nix the Joys of the Season with a really mucky (and murky) tax hike.  It is wrong in ...

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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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