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New Documentary Series About Shreveport’s History to Premiere at The Strand

You'll be able to get an in-depth look at Shreveport's history when a new documentary series, Real Shreveport, premieres at The Strand Theatre.

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Shreveport’s Historic Fire Station 10 Closed for Renovations

One of the oldest fire stations in Shreveport is closed for renovations. Fire Chief Scott Wolverton tells KEEL News Fire Station 10, located at 763 Oneonta, was built in around 1926.

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Centenary College Hosts Dream Week 2015

Centenary College is hosting a week-long celebration of the works of Dr. Martin Luther King with speakers, films, and performances. Special guests include Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler, and morning show regular, Dr

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Centenary College Hosts Annual ‘Dream Week’ Activities January 19-24

Students, staff and faculty at Centenary College have a full week of events planned to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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KEEL Quiz of the Day: 10 History Questions You’ll Probably Get Wrong

If you're one of those who complains all the time about how our schools just aren't what they used to be, now's your chance to put up or shut up!

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Magnolias & Meat Pies: New Exhibit Shines Spotlight on Natchitoches

Anyone who's ever been to Natchitoches knows it's the home of the famous Meat Pie. It's also filled with Magnolia trees. Those two elements are featured in a new Tri-Centennial exhibit aptly titled "Magnolias & Meat Pies."

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Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival Set for Later This Month

The 35th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival will be held July 18-19 in Prather Coliseum on the Northwestern State University campus. Hours are 4:30 p.m. until 11:15 p.m. on Friday the 18th and 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. on Saturday the 19th.

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Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Shreveport

There's no doubt about it. If you knew just a few of these little known facts about our hometown, you're a real Shreveport historian.

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D-Day 70 Years Ago: Eisenhower’s Address to the Troops

It was June 6th, 1944, and more than 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily fortified French coast, attacking the German stranglehold on Europe.

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Shreveport’s Municipal Auditorium Hosts Grand Re-Opening

Elvis was there. So were Mike Tyson and some other "celebrities." Of course, they were all impersonators but they added to the festive atmosphere of the historic Municipal Auditorium's grand re-opening and open house.

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