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Port to Recognize National Maritime Day

The Caddo-Bossier Port Commission has adopted a resolution to join in the recognition of National Maritime Day next Tuesday. 

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This Day in History for May 2 – Osama bin Laden is Killed and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1939 – Lou Gehrig establishes a major-league baseball record by playing his 2,130th consecutive game (More info)

1945 – The Soviet Union announces the fall of Berlin during World War Two (More info)

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Bossier High School Observing Law Day

Today is "Law Day." The Louisiana Supreme Court has issued a resolution urging all Louisiana State Court judges to dedicate this month to reaching out to schools to provide students with an opportunity to learn about the law, the role of judges and the court system from members of the Judiciary.

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Bicentennial Celebrations at Bossier Schools

There are Louisiana Bicentennial Celebration events going on all over the state, and Bossier City is no exception. Two Bossier schools are celebrating in their own way. One event going on at Haughton Middle School Monday is crawfish races

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Shreveport Chronicles by Eric Brock
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LSU-S Announces ‘Brock’ Exhibit Opening

LSU Shreveport Archives and Special Collections will host an opening reception for its newest exhibit, “Ask Eric,” a display of historical items and publications from the collection of late Shreveport historian, Eric J. Brock, on Tuesday, March 13, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the third floor of Noel Memorial Library on the LSU Shreveport campus.  

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It’s a Shreveport-Featured C-SPAN Weekend!

C-SPAN's special programs on the literary life and history of Shreveport are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. "Top Non-fiction Books and Authors" will be featured Saturday morning at 11 on C-SPAN 2 -- that's Time Warner Cable Channel 104

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C-SPAN Producers Visiting Shreveport This Week

Shreveport is the focus for C-SPAN producers this week. Today through Friday, they'll be visiting various literary and historic sites, interviewing local historians, authors and civic leaders for upcoming programming featuring Shreveport's history and literary life

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SPAR AND CENTENARY COLLEGE TO HOST MLK, JR. DAY OF SERVICE

Shreveport Public Assembly & Recreation (SPAR) and Centenary College have joined forces to hold a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service event on Monday, February 16, 2012 from 8:30 – 11:30am at Querbes Community Center. Th

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The Norton Reserach Library Grand Re-Opening

Five Years in the Making: The Norton Research Library Knows No Bounds on it’s Timeless Collection

First Saturday Tour: Library/Literary Arts Tour 7 January, 2:00 p.m.

Come look at our new library! We’re so delighted to begin 2012 by offering you the opportunity to explore our new Norton library, where staff and scholars will research history, literature, and the arts from our permanent collection of more than 12,000 volumes. They’ll likel

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Walter Cronkite Breaks News of JFK Assassination — This Week In History [VIDEO]

It was 48 years ago yesterday that JFK was shot and killed while traveling in a motorcade in Texas. Shortly after the terrible incident, CBS News interrupted a broadcast of ‘As the World Turns’ and Walter Cronkite broke the news to a shocked nation.

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