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Community
Monday, May 3, 2021
“Mainly, it’s water in the bathrooms,” he said. “None of the male urinals work. The commodes work intermittently. They shut the men’s bathroom in the patrol division down because it flooded with contaminated water. The renovated gym was done around 2001 or 2002.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, April 19, 2021
I have passed so many visible benchmarks along the way. I can see the number on the scale. I can count the notches on my belt. I know how baggy my jeans have become. All of those things pointed toward a positive test result. That wasn’t good enough, though.
Community
Monday, April 19, 2021
The Choice Neighborhoods program is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development initiative. According to HUD’s website, the program “leverages significant public and private dollars to support locally driven strategies that address struggling...
Cover Story
Monday, April 5, 2021
“It’s no bigger than it was two years ago,” Fuller said of the issue of blighted properties. “It’s just everyone’s decided they are paying attention. It’s kind of like the boiling frog thing. You don’t know you are (in) raising temperature until you hit the boil.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, March 22, 2021
There was the beaded beauty from the 2010 Rock ’n’ Roll New Orleans Half Marathon, my first distance event. There was the heavy, ornate memento from the Marine Corps Marathon in 2012, my last distance event. In between was a compilation of collectibles from trail runs and road races for which I had trained for hours on end.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, March 8, 2021
I have always envied those people who could pull off a week-long retreat between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day to reflect on life and make any course corrections for the upcoming year. Little did I know my first opportunity to be like them would come in a fifth-floor hospital room.
Community
Monday, March 8, 2021
he yellow fever epidemic of 1873 took a heavy toll on the city of Shreveport. Reports estimate Shreveport lost about one-fourth of its population to yellow fever. Now, a move is underway to honor five priests who gave their lives in service to Shreveport during those dark days with sainthood.
Community
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021
Caddo Parish Public Schools launched its magnet school program in the late 1970s to offer parents more choices in educating their children. The end of the 2019-2020 school year and the start of this academic year have forced all of us, including schools, to consider even more alternatives.
Community
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020
His name is Timmy Lane. He has a Facebook page, Reporter Timmy Lane, where he has more than 78,000 followers. Lane has built the page’s reputation on reporting on breaking news from the Shreveport and Bossier City police departments. He has maintained the page for five years.
Cover Story
Monday, Nov. 2, 2020
Pioneering architects Samuel G. and William B. Wiener have been one of Shreveport’s hidden treasures. “Unexpected Modernism,” an upcoming documentary on the Wiener brothers, will shine a light on their work in Shreveport and their impact on the world of architecture.

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