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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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Shreveport Hires New Financial Adviser

The City of Shreveport has hired a new financial adviser. TKG & Associates is an independent municipal advisory firm based in Houston, Texas, that's been in business since 1987.

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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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Shreveport Regional Airport Sees Growth in Passenger Traffic

Figures just released by the Shreveport Airport Authority show that the number of people flying into and out of Shreveport Regional has increased for each of the past eight months when compared to the same months the year before.

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Can Money Buy Happiness? What’s the Amount You Need in Louisiana to Be Happy?

Everyone thinks that more money will make them happier. But economists Daniel Kahneman and Angus Dean recently conducted a study that approximates how much money you need to make in each state to reach a level of happiness until a greater income won't make you any happier!

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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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