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Bossier City Green-Lights Road Construction for New Kroger Store

BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) — The Bossier City Council has approved using $7 million in revenue derived from riverboat gambling to pay for construction of roads around a proposed Kroger grocery store development off of Airline Drive.

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Winter Weather Delays Louisiana Tax Refunds

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Looking for your state tax refund? The revenue department says they'll start going out next Friday.

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Computer Sciences Corporation to Bring Hundreds of High-Paying Jobs to Bossier City

Bossier City's National Cyber Research Park will soon be home to a Fortune 500 company. CSC -- Computer Sciences Corporation -- has chosen Bossier from more than 130 sites around the country as the home for its new 116,000-square-foot Integrated Technology Center.

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Sen. Landrieu: New Bossier City Technology Center to Add 800 High-Skill Local Jobs

BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) — A computer services company plans to open a new technology center in Bossier City, creating 800 new, high-skill jobs in northwest Louisiana.

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Valentine’s Day is Second Biggest Day for Restaurants

Valentine's Day is a big money day for retailers and businesses selling cards, candy, flowers and food.

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Longview Fastest Growing Economy in Ark-La-Tex

With the bad news of learning about Shreveport's shrinking economy, how are the other Ark-La-Tex cities doing economically?

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Report: Shreveport-Bossier Economy Is Worst in the Nation

A new report claims Shreveport-Bossier has the fastest-shrinking economy in the US.

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Fleming: Higher Minimum Wage Doesn’t Help Weak Economy

President Barack Obama plans to issue an executive order earlier this morning to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers to $10.10 per hour.

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Obama Hiking Minimum Pay for New Federal Contracts [Survey]

The White House says President Barack Obama will sign an executive order setting the minimum wage for workers under new federal contracts at $10.10 an hour. The president will announce the increase in his State of the Union address.

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‘Toby Keith’s’ in Bossier City Expected to Generate Big Business

Locals are thrilled to hear that Toby Keith is opening his first Louisiana "I Love This Bar and Grill" in Bossier City. Chris Jay with the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau says this is great news.

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