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Caddo Parish Commisioner John Escude Rebuts Cedric Glover’s Claims About The Shuttered GM Plant [VIDEO]

There is some controversy surrounding the Shuttered GM plant in Shreveport. There are claims that some big players have been interested in occupying the plant, yet the "powers that be" have turned them down. Former Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover has insisted that it's because they are still "chasing the unicorn" that is Ilio motors, which could be costing the local area thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in economic impact.

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It’s Official: Kroger Coming To Ellerbe Road

It was, for months, Shreveport's worst kept secret: A Kroger Marketplace was coming to the corner of Ellerbe Road and Flourney Lucas. Well, now everybody knows...because the sign is up.

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Baltimore Got Nearly $2 Billion In Obama Stimulus; President Demands More

The city of Baltimore received over $1.8 billion from President Obama's stimulus law, including $467.1 million to invest in education and $26.5 million for crime prevention, that according to the Washington Free Beacon.

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Oilfield Jobs in Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and More

The website oilfieldfamilies.com, working in association with oilfieldxtra.com, has combined area oilfield jobs into one easy online spot.

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Cities With Most Residents Going Broke: Louisiana Has Two of the Ten Worst

Two Louisiana cities, Monroe and Alexandria, rank in the bottom ten of US towns when it comes to residents ability to manage their money! Using the most recent data available, personal finance website WalletHub ranked 150 metropolitan areas measuring the overall budgeting capability of their residents. But don't get too cocky ArkLaTex. Shreveport - Bossier was 139.

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Schlumberger To Reduce Workforce By 11,000 Jobs

Oilfield services giant Schlumberger announced more layoffs of approximately 11,000 employees across the company. These job losses are in response to the continued downturn in oil prices.

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What’s the Status of Elio Motors Opening in Shreveport?

The status of Elio Motors opening up shop in Shreveport is a question many local residents want to know. Caddo parish administrator Dr. Woody Wilson gave Downtown Shreveport Unlimited members an update this week...

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Obama In 2012: ‘We Can’t Drill Our Way To Lower Gas Prices’ [VIDEO]

With gas prices across the USA dropping daily due to increased domestic production on privately held lands, we thought we'd take a look back to the campaign of 2012 and a speech given by President Barack Obama, which included the line, 'We can't drill our way to lower gas prices!'

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Cohab Kicks off Startup Program ‘Breaking Lean’

Six Shreveport-Bossier-area startup businesses have been announced for Cohab's 2015 "Breaking Lean" program.

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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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