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Shop Small Business Saturday in the Red River District

Lots of locals will be headed out to do a little shopping Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, but SPAR encourages you to "shop small" in the Red River District Saturday, November 29.

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City Council Adopts Changes to Shreveport’s Pension Plan

According to a news release from the City of Shreveport, the city is increasing the contributions made toward its retirement system in order to ensure there will be sufficient funds to pay benefits far into the future.

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Louisiana is the 2nd Worst State in Which to Have a Baby

When it comes to having a baby, Louisiana ranks dead last in three different categories, according to WalletHub. That's sad news for all our pregnant local friends.

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James Burton’s ‘Cars, Guitars & Memorabilia’ Museum Coming to Shreveport

Legendary guitarist James Burton shared some exciting information on KEEL's "The Best of Times Radio Hour" over the weekend. He's bought the old building behind his foundation across from the Municipal Auditorium, and is putting a car museum there.

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CenturyLink Center in Bossier City Hiring Part-Time Employees

If you're looking for a part-time job, CenturyLink Center is hiring in all departments.

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2nd & Charles to Open on Airline Drive in Bossier City

Bossier City residents were shocked when Books-A-Million suddenly closed its Bossier City store in June. But just as quickly, something new and familiar is coming to the location.

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Four Tips On How To Get The Best Gas Mileage [List]

Gas prices are at a six year high. Here are some tips to help you increase your gas mileage and save a little money.

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Books-A-Million in Bossier City Closes

If you've driven by the Books-A-Million located on Bossier City's bustling Airline Drive, you might have noticed the store's familiar lettering stripped from the building. That isn't due to renovation.

The location has been shuttered; the latest casualty of a more tech-savvy literary crowd moving on to electronic options.

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Louisiana Startup Prize Draws Large Turn-Out

Some 70 entrepreneurs and dozens of investors are in Shreveport's Red River District this weekend for the first qualifying round of the Louisiana Startup Prize.  

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Check Out the Great Vendors That Will Be at the Sun of a Beach Festival

There are some amazing local vendors scheduled to be at our first-ever Sun of a Beach Festival in Bossier City, happening Saturday, June 14 at Cash Point The Party Place.

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Thank You Shreveport/Bossier For Giving For Good

May 6, 2014 was a good day to Give For Good.  The people of the Ark-La-Tex rallied together, dug deep and raised a total of $1,219,602.58 for the non-profit organizations in our community. How awesome!

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Louisiana Ranked Worst State for Working Moms

Bad news for working moms in Louisiana, just ahead of Mother's Day. According to wallethub.com, our state ranks last in a study analyzing the best states for working moms.

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