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  1. Robert Oakley dies at 83; diplomat mediated in 'Black Hawk Down' turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... to Israel. Robert Bigger Oakley was born in Dallas on March 12, 1931. When he was about 5, his family moved to Shreveport, La. For high school, Oakley went to South Kent boarding school in Connecticut. "Their motto was, 'Simplicity of life, ...

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  2. UMa s Standish Dobard expects emotional trip to Louisiana for Independence BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    The last time Standish Dobard was in Shreveport, Louisiana, he and his family were fleeing Hurricane Katrina and on their way toward a new life in Port Arthur, Texas. "It's a nice city," said Dobard, a New Orleans native and the only player from the Pelican State on the Hurricanes roster.

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  3. Notre Dame's Brad Stoma throws two touchdowns as the West downs the East in the LHSCA All-Star GameRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    For much of the game, the West All-Star team played with its foot on the gas and was poised to cruise to an easy victory. After racing out to a 24-point lead into the fourth quarter, the West had to stave off a furious rally by the East, and did so successfully to earn a 24-14 victory in the LHSCA/LFCA East-West All-Star Football game held at Independence Stadium in Shreveport Saturday afternoon.

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  4. Man kills self in police chase, injuring coupleRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Police in northwest Louisiana say a man wanted in Oklahoma killed himself during a chase, causing his truck to hit a car and seriously injure a couple. Shreveport police Cpl.

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  5. Robert Oakley dies at 83; diplomat mediated in 'Black Hawk Down' turmoilRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... to Israel. Robert Bigger Oakley was born in Dallas on March 12, 1931. When he was about 5, his family moved to Shreveport, La. For high school, Oakley went to South Kent boarding school in Connecticut. "Their motto was, 'Simplicity of life, ...

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  6. Shreveport activists hold rally to stop black-on-black violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A local group made up of community activists held a peace rally in Shreveport Saturday evening. But unlike several rallies held recently around the country, this one wasn't about protesting law enforcement, but rather focusing on putting a stop to black-on-black violence.

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  7. Elderly woman dies after being injured in police chase crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The elderly woman seriously injured in a head-on collision caused by a man Shreveport police were chasing has died from her injuries, University Health has confirmed. "She had 30- 40 family members singing her favorite song " Land" as she drifted off," said Michael Pharr, one of her 13 grandchildren, via text.

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  8. New hand sanitizer might help protect against EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... about a month ago has infested their home with bed bugs.They have a warning about where they bought that couch. Shreveport police are looking for the man who fired more than 2 dozen shots into a west Shreveport home on Thursday. Shreveport police ...

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  9. Donors step up for Shreveport couple injured in police chase crashRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Several dozen donors stepped forward Friday to give blood to help the elderly couple seriously injured in a crash Friday night caused by a man fleeing Shreveport police.

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  10. Mitch making strides in bid to succeed Thompson at USCRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    ... well in this game." -- USC will continue to practice in Columbia through Tuesday, when the team will travel to Shreveport, La. The Gamecocks will practice Wednesday and Thursday at a local prep school, and then perform a walk-through Friday at ...

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  11. 2014 Pinstripe Bowl: Getting to the GameRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | BC Soaring

    Dec 28, 2013; Bronx, NY, USA; A general view before the start of the game between the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankees Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports Boston College fans who are local may know how to get to the 2014 Pinstripe Bowl, but what about the out-of-towners? Granted, doing an article like this is much easier than, say, for Shreveport last season.

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  12. 'Wind Beneath My Wings' songwriter Henley diesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... but he ended up as a singer and songwriter. As a singer, he and the rest of the group called The Newbeats, a Shreveport, Louisiana, outfit, sang the infectious song "Bread and Butter" and toured with the likes of The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The ...

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  13. SPD: More than 2 dozen shots fired into W. Shreveport homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Shreveport police are looking for the man who fired more than 2 dozen shots into a west Shreveport home on Thursday. Officers were called to the 700 block of Kingston Rd. around 5 p.m., where witnesses reported seeing a man drive up in a newer model Lincoln Town Car, get out and fire numerous times with a semi-automatic rifle into the house.

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  14. Letitia BradfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Letitia Bradfield, 39, of Clinton, formerly of Cleveland, died Saturday, December 13, 2014, at Willis-Knighton Medical Center in Shreveport, La.

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  15. Winter arrives this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... the southern sky. The winter solstice is the shortest day and longest night of the year north of the equator. For Shreveport the time between sunrise and sunset on Sunday is 10 hours and 1 minute. After the solstice the days will begin to get longer ...

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  16. South Carolina's defensive coaches keep working through the uncertaintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post and Courier

    ... defensive staffs since the regular season ended. USC has chosen to wait. Players prepare for next week's trip to Shreveport, La., and tune out the speculation at the same time. "I just work on getting better every day," said senior spur linebacker ...

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  17. Mayor-elect Ollie Tyler outlines top priorities for ShreveportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    In her first televised appearance since being elected mayor of Shreveport, Ollie Tyler stopped by the KSLA News 12 studio to discuss some of priorities top on her list.

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  18. Faculty, alumni react to Redemptorist closingRead the original story

    Friday | The Advocate

    ... Wolves' current head football coach/athletic director, Terence Williams, received word of the school's closure in Shreveport, where both are preparing for the LHSCA's All-Star football game Saturday. "I started getting calls this morning," Duhe ...

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  19. SPD: Man shot himself while fleeing police, causing crash that injured coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Shreveport police say a man wanted on multiple felony charges apparently took his own life Thursday night while fleeing from police, ultimately causing a crash that seriously injured a local couple. Investigators say he was wanted by the Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Sheriff's Office for kidnapping, aggravated eluding police officers, second degree robbery, first degree burglary, and leaving the scene of an accident with personal injury, was on the run in Shreveport.

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  20. Girl Scouts CEO of 32 years retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... of Louisiana - Pines to the Gulf consists of the 42 parishes west of the Mississippi, including the cities of Shreveport, Monroe, Alexandria, Lake Charles and Lafayette. On December 12, 2014 a retirement celebration was held at the Lafayette Hilton ...

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