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Elliot Stonecipher
17 Nov
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KTBS-TV News: Mayor Tyler’s Water Under-Billing, Document Breach

November 16, 2016 Late this afternoon, KTBS Television posted on its website another story about the unprecedented breach by Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler and City Attorney William Bradford of some of the city’s most sensitive, confidential public records.  Triggering the ...

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14 Nov
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ADDENDUM to Pt. 2: Dumbfounding Developments in Shreveport City Hall Meltdown

Last Friday afternoon, I wrote and posted Part 2 of our series on the stunning collapse of basic governance, and adherence to the Rule of Law, at Shreveport City Hall by Mayor Ollie Tyler and others. In that article, I ...

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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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09 Nov
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Vote for proposed garbage collection fee moved up

SHREVEPORT, La. – Mayor Ollie Tyler’s proposed legislation for a garbage collection fee to be adopted as part of the 2017 budget was introduced by the Shreveport City Council last night. The Council met in the late afternoon in Government ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
06 Nov
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Pt. 1: Spiral-Down at Shreveport City Hall Accelerates

November 6, 2016 It has not been a good morning for Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler, this year’s City Council Chair Willie Bradford, and a few other smoke-and-mirrors folks at City Hall. This article included, there is a lot of opposition ...

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04 Nov
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More public documents finally turned over in Shreveport water scandal

SHREVEPORT, La. – More documents are available for viewing a day after they were promised to be delivered by the City of Shreveport and weeks after they were legally due.  Private attorney Julie Lafargue turned them over early this afternoon. After ...

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29 Oct
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Tommy Scott invests in Shreveport quality of life through hockey

SHREVEPORT, La. – Mudbugs hockey is back in action in Shreveport, mostly thanks to Encompass Sports Management owner and former Mudbugs owner Tommy Scott. When asked what drove him to undertake such a monumental project to give back to the ...

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21 Oct
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MPC takes exception to food truck fiasco, offers no proof

SHREVEPORT, La. – Last week’s article about The Short Line Food Station being shut down garnered responses from the Metropolitan Planning Commission. For more background, read the first article here. As the owner of a construction company in Shreveport, Greg ...

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21 Oct
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Board of Directors of Biomedical Research Foundation Must Do Its Duty

For any who do not know, the war continues to rage between the Office of the Governor of Louisiana and John George and his BRF (Biomedical Research Foundation) in Shreveport.   The long fought-over new “agreement” between the two, just ...

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12 Oct
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Long way around for The Short Line

SHREVEPORT, La. — The Short Line Food Station has received plenty of publicity in recent weeks, but the grand opening of the new dining option in downtown Shreveport has been cut short. Owner Greg Solomon, who is also the President ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
21 Sep
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CPERS: The Real Reason Arceneaux is Blocking Depositions Under Oath?

September 21 , 2016 The theft of taxpayer money by Caddo Parish Commissioners in their CPERS (Caddo Parish Employee Retirement System) scam is again at full and awful boil. The culprits are led by local lawyer Tom Arceneaux. Along with ...

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06 Jun
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Rafters fall 2-1 in first conference loss to Dallas City FC

The Shreveport Rafters took the I-20 trip to play conference opponent Dallas City FC Saturday evening. The Rafters are full speed ahead wrapping up the first half of the season as they’ve exceeded expectations, but it would be naïve to ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
30 May
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The Atrocious Epidemic of Caddo Commission Secrecy

May 30, 2016 Edward Teller, the physicist best known as “the father of the hydrogen bomb,” knew a lot about official secrecy.  His work on the Manhattan Project fascinated me as a teen, as did details of how that World War II ...

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29 May
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Rafters Draw Against Tough Liverpool Warriors!

Saturday’s game can be looked at from two different perspectives for the Shreveport Rafters: an uncharacteristic performance on their heels or a team even when not at their best still holding the ability to get a decent result against a ...

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27 May
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Preview: Rafters face Liverpool on Saturday!

By: Jordan Spratt The Blue and Gold will be hosting the Liverpool Warriors Saturday night at Graf Orthodontics field as they attempt to protect their unbeaten home and conference record. To many, their name and crest are familiar. The Liverpool ...

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