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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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Grand Opening Press Conference For Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill
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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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American Lung Association’s ‘State of Tobacco Control 2014′ Report Gives Louisiana & Texas Failing Grades

Fifty years after the first Surgeon General's report, Louisiana is still failing to stop tobacco use, the leading cause of preventable death in the state. That's the word from the American Lung Association in its latest "State of Tobacco Control" report.

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Which J.C. Penney Stores Are Closing?

J.C. Penney is closing 33 "under-performing" stores nationwide.

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Kennedy: I Don’t Know How La. Universities Keep the Lights On

State Treasurer John Kennedy has a plan to better fund higher education without raising taxes or tuition rates.  An extra $528 million boost to be exact.

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Jindal: Workforce Development Needs To Be a Louisiana Priority

The Louisiana legislative session is just two months away and Governor Bobby Jindal says he top priority will be workforce development.

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Target Says 70 Million Customers Now Affected in Data Breach

The Target December data breach has affected 70 million customers, according to Target. 

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David Vitter
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Vitter: Crackdown on Welfare Fraud to Fund Unemployment Extension

Washington is still working on making a deal to extend long-term unemployment benefits.  Senator David Vitter told 710 KEEL he doesn't mind extending it, but there needs to be a way to pay for it.

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