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Elliot Stonecipher
05 Nov
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MORE ENDORSEMENTS, AND ONE REJECTION, OF CITY BOND ISSUE

… Posted: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 … 12:45 P.M. … MORE ENDORSEMENTS, AND ONE REJECTION, OF CITY BOND ISSUE Nope, there’s nothing new under the Shreveport sun … The relationship between Shreveport City Hall and the city’s downtown “leaders” is ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
14 Oct
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COURT RULES AGAINST CITY IN WATER-SEWER OVERBILLING SUIT

… Posted: Monday, October 14, 2019 … 1:38 P.M. COURT RULES AGAINST CITY IN WATER-SEWER OVERBILLING SUIT In a news release today from their Shreveport office, attorneys Anne Wilkes and Jerry Harper confirmed this morning’s court decision in the class ...

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11 Oct
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AS PERKINS’ BOND VOTE NEARS, UP JUMPS A POLITICAL DEVIL

… Posted: Friday, October 11, 2019 … 1:33 P.M. AS PERKINS’ BOND VOTE NEARS, UP JUMPS A POLITICAL DEVIL Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins is being forced to act on a matter he had no plans to touch mere weeks before ...

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07 Sep
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FINALLY! OLLIE TYLER’S WATER-SEWER AUDIT LIE LAID BARE

Saturday, September 7, 2019 … 2:41 P.M. No matter anything else about her mayoralty, a low point for Ollie Tyler was her loud campaign lie last year about a City Hall audit into the long and possibly illegal overcharging of ...

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10 Jul
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SHREVEPORT MAYOR’S RACE: ROD DEMERY and ADRIAN PERKINS

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 … 11:29 A.M. With official qualifying – July 18-20 – a mere week away, here are notes of interest … … ROD DEMERY The long-time investigator with the Shreveport Police Department and Caddo Parish District Attorney ...

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24 May
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NEW U.S. CENSUS DATA: SHREVEPORT POPULATION DROP

Thursday, May 24, 2018 … 11:00 A.M. Just-released U. S. Census Bureau data from its official Population Estimates program shows continuing population loss for Shreveport … now down to 192,036 … through July 1, 2017. The city’s population has dropped ...

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15 May
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CROSS BAYOU “PLAN” LOOKS MORE QUESTIONABLE THAN EVER

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 … 8:39 A.M. A week from today, the Shreveport City Council is expected to vote, in some way or another, on the matter of a “non-binding” Memorandum of Understanding – a “MOU” – for a $1 ...

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14 Jan
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WHY DOES MAYOR TYLER REFUSE TO CLEAN-UP A & E COMMITTEE?

Sunday, January 14, 2018 … 11:33 A.M. Six weeks ago, thanks to City Councilman James Flurry, it seemed a long overdue clean-up of at least a key cog in Shreveport’s corruption wheel might be in the offing. Now, instead, Mayor ...

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05 Jan
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Whole pack of Shreveport leadership yelps when struck by WalletHub rock!

“If you throw a rock into a pack of dogs, the one that holla is the one ya’ hit.” So the saying goes about the person that takes great exception to an insult not particularly even directly aimed at them. ...

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05 Dec
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CADDO COMMISSION’S PLAY TO POLITICAL CHEAP SEATS

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 … 9:33 P.M. … To say “no news is good news” about the Caddo Commission puts it mildly. Be that as it may, here we are. The Commission’s latest? Drum roll please …. …. At its ...

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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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31 Jul
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UPDATED: SHOOTING OF JUAN ZUNIGA … UPDATED NEWS COVERAGE

Monday, July 31, 2017 … 7:35 A.M. I thank all who have contacted me about the shooting of Juan Zuniga at El Compadre Restaurant on East Kings Highway in Shreveport, just before midnight Saturday night. This morning’s updates provide new ...

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22 Jul
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TWO LOCAL NEWS REPORTS … AND MY PERSONAL NOTE

Saturday, July 22, 2017 … 12:10 P.M. Yesterday, from KTBS Television News reporter T. W. Starr, we learned how Caddo Parish Tax Assessor Charles Henington, Jr., has recovered $1 million and counting by finding property owners who claim undue homestead ...

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07 Jun
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GLOVER H.B. 602 USES LEGISLATURE FOR PERSONAL PAYBACK

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 … 8:43 A.M. Even among the few of us who are familiar with both organizations, almost no one would imagine a connection between the Red River Waterway Commission and the Shreveport Implementation and Redevelopment Authority. Yet, ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
02 Jun
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H. B. 667’s FIZZLE OF DEATH … AT THE HANDS OF JUST US FOLKS

… Friday, June 2, 2017 … 8:57 a.m. … The details shared by witnesses are undisputed. State Representative Cedric Glover’s House Bill 667 perished yesterday, not with a bang but a whimper, as my favorite poet wrote it. When Glover ...

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