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Monday, May 22, 2017
Currently, Louisiana law provides that juveniles who are 17 or older are considered to be “adults” for purposes of criminal prosecution, which means that their cases go to district court. And these juveniles go to the “adult” jail, which in Caddo Parish is Caddo Correctional Center (CCC).
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Monday, April 10, 2017
No one can accuse Mike Wainwright and Scott Pernici, along with their attorney, Jerry Harper, of backing down in their legal crusade against the City of Shreveport to be compensated for what they assert are serious problems concerning the city’s billing for water.
Columns/Opinions
Monday, Feb. 13, 2017
The Independence Bowl is now 40 years old, and maybe it’s time to shut it down. This year’s game was played on Dec. 26 – a Monday that was basically a nationwide business holiday. The weather was great and so was the 4 p.m. start time, but not the crowd.
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Monday, Jan. 16, 2017
Madison Park was one of Shreveport’s first shopping centers back in the day, and like many such centers, its attraction faded as the population moved south in Shreveport and especially along the crowded and busy arteries of Line and Youree. However, there has been renewed interested in recent years and, in fact, days in this area.
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Monday, Oct. 24, 2016
No, Virginia, the Clyde Fant Parkway in front of the Barnwell Center is NOT paved with gold yet, but it may be if all the promises of the Shreveport Aquarium promoters come true. The Shreveport Council has approved a proposal to convert the Barnwell into an aquarium which according to a press release will open “in early summer 2017.
Columns/Opinions
Monday, Sept. 12, 2016
The Unified Development Code is intended to combine the land development regulations of the city of Shreveport and Caddo Parish into one “simplified” and updated Code of Ordinances along with a new Zoning Map for the MPC’s jurisdictional area -– the city of Shreveport and five miles into the parish from the city limits (“planning area”).

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