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  1. HB 707 waits to be heard by committee, opposition drums up supportRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... numbers to defeat the bill before it gets any further in the legislature. State Representative Mike Johnson of Bossier City says his bill, HB 707 , would prevent the state from pulling someone's business license simply because they believe in the ...

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  2. HB 707 waits to be heard by committee, opposition drums up supportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... numbers to defeat the bill before it gets any further in the legislature. State Representative Mike Johnson of Bossier City says his bill, HB 707 , would prevent the state from pulling someone's business license simply because they believe in the ...

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  3. Need Louisiana Christians fear discrimination? Chat with Jarvis DeBerry Tuesday at noon.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    State Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Bossier City, explains what he has introduced the religious freedom bill that is causing controversy. "We have an increasing amount of conflicts between the idea of religious freedom - which is our first and most basic right, human right - and these changing, emerging ideas about marriage.

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  4. Jindal doubles down on HB 707Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

    Gov. Bobby Jindal last week doubled down on his support for House Bill 707, aka the Marriage and Conscience Act, filed by state Rep. Mike Johnson , R-Bossier City. Critics say it's a clone of controversial "religious freedom" bills that have stirred controversy in Indiana and Arkansas - except critics say Johnson's bill has even more troublesome language regarding same-sex married couples.

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  5. Watch Mike Johnson explain Louisiana's religious freedom bill: videoRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    State Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Bossier City, explains what he has introduced the religious freedom bill that is causing controversy. State Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Bossier City, explains what his controversial religious freedom bill is supposed to do and not do in this video .

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  6. To Do: Week of April 20, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    Here are some off-the-beaten-path things readers can put on their calendars for this week in Shreveport-Bossier City. To Do: Week of April 20, 2015 Here are some off-the-beaten-path things readers can put on their calendars for this week in Shreveport-Bossier City.

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  7. Shreveport church honors holocaust victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... all of their family got wiped out," says Thyn. Thyn honored his parents by speaking at the Shreveport-Bossier City Holocaust Memorial but instead of just telling his parents' experiences, he spoke about being the child of two survivors. "At times, ...

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  8. Hair extension bandit sought in Bossier CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Police say the suspect broke into the Dollar Mania store in the 2900 block of East Texas Street around 3:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 14. The person reportedly gained access to the store by breaking out a window with a sledge hammer. While inside the business, the burglar took about $5,000 worth of hair extensions from a display behind a counter and put them all inside two large plastic bags before leaving.

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  9. The dangers and allure of synthetic marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WALA

    Synthetic marijuana is back in the headlines, after a medical examiner ruled late this week that Bossier City native and Fort Hood, Texas Specialist Kendrick Sneed died from an overdose of the drug. Sneed was a 2009 graduate of Airline High School in north Bossier City.

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  10. CPSO finds body of the man who possibly jumped into the Red River Thursday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... s reportedly seen jumping. A CPSO dive team was called in to assist in the search as well as the Shreveport and Bossier City fire departments. The search was suspended just before 7 p.m. Thursday.

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  11. Stephanie Grace: 'Religious freedom' bill spurring battle in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Advocate

    Most readers of this column probably hadn't heard of state Rep. Mike Johnson, of Bossier City, until recently, and for good reason. He's not just in his first term as a legislator.

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  12. Bossier's 'Operation Clean Sweep' a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... two hours picking up debris. The trash was returned to a dumpster at the BSO substation at 2510 Viking Drive in Bossier City. The dumpster will remain there until Monday morning, and residents are urged to drop off bags of litter there as well. BSO ...

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  13. Our Views: A bill born of paranoiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by MARK BALLARD -- State Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Bossier City, addresses the Louisiana House on April 14, 2015, on his religious freedom bill. We hope not, because the state already has enough on its plate dealing with a major budget crisis and continuing challenges in education and economic development.

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  14. Louisiana religious freedom bill author a 'despicable bigot,' Baton Rouge Metro Council member saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | NOLA.com

    ... state representative who authored Louisiana's controversial religious freedom bill. State Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Bossier City, is responsible for the bill ( HB 707 ) and, in an email response to NOLA.com The Times-Picayune, said he wished Delgado had ...

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  15. Taylor Swift Says She Brought "Perspective" to Songs on "1989" Friday, April 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | WIKY-FM Evansville

    ... had tried to "sabotage" her tour by hiring all her dancers away. Taylor's 1989 world tour kicks off May 20 in Bossier City, Louisiana, though before that, she has two shows in Japan, and will perform at the Rock in Rio USA festival in Las Vegas as ...

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  16. Soldier death feared Ebola-related blamed on synthetic potRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    An autopsy has concluded that synthetic marijuana was to blame for the death of a Fort Hood soldier shortly after his return from deployment to an Ebola hot zone in West Africa. The body of Kendrick Vernell Sneed, a Bossier City, La.

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  17. CPSO: Search resumes for man in Red RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... s reportedly seen jumping. A CPSO dive team was called in to assist in the search as well as the Shreveport and Bossier City fire departments.

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  18. IBM, Jindal spar over controversial 'religious freedom' billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... considering all of the major issues the state is currently facing. The bill's sponsor, Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Bossier City, also released a response to the IBM letter: "It seems clear the company executive who wrote the letter opposing HB 707 has ...

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  19. Gov. Jindal vehemently defends religious objections billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A Bossier City lawmaker says changes are coming to his divisive religious objections bill, a key piece of Gov. Bobby Jindal's legislative agenda that has run into sharp criticism. A Bossier City lawmaker says changes are coming to his divisive religious objections bill, a key piece of Gov. Bobby Jindal's legislative agenda that has run into sharp criticism.

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  20. Jindal defends - religious liberty' billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Times

    Jindal defends 'religious liberty' bill HB 707 has been referred to committee Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: Gov. Bobby Jindal beleives more people will accept the state's proposed 'religious liberty' bill once they learn about it. Gov. Bobby Jindal said Thursday as the people of Louisiana learn more about HB 707, a religion bill proposed by a Bossier City representative, the more they will accept it.

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