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“The Capitol is Not for Sale” La. State Rep. Jane Smith Tells Bossier Lions’ Club: Thurs., Jan. 24th

BOSSIER CITY, LA (By: Tom Pace, Executive Editor www.shrevetalk.com)    Louisiana State Representative Jane Smith’s message was crystal-clear: “Our State Capitol is NOT FOR SALE!”  Smith made that statement during her noon-time appearance at the Bossier City Lion’s Club this Thursday.  And,…

Capitol Hill Sources: American Taxpayers may get $600 each to help stimulate economy

WASHINGTON (CNN) — American taxpayers would get checks of several hundred dollars from the federal government under a plan to stimulate the economy, sources said Thursday. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is the administration’s point person for the economic stimulus plan.…

Local Author Pens Book on SFD Bomb Squad: Presentation Friday, January 25th

A copy of “The History of the Shreveport Fire Department’’s Bomb Squad (1962-2008)” will be presented Friday by author Gene Barattini to two of the volume’s primary sources, Terry Hayes and C.G. Vaughn.Hayes is a retired Shreveport Fire Department Chief of…

Women of Vision, Annual “Transforming Women–Leadership Conference”, Jan 25- 26, 2008

Women of Vision, Annual Transforming Women:Leadership Conference Makeovers, Fresh Starts, Training & Inspiration for Women in Crisis; Jan. 25th & 26thBy: Tom Pace, Executive Editor, Talk of the Town www.shrevetalk.comJanuary 24th, 2008 It’s all about women changing their looks and attitudes.…

Town hall meetings this week

Shreveport Town Hall Meetings this weekDistrict F and G Town Hall meetings are being held this week, and interested residents are encouraged to attend. Shreveport’s Council District F, represented by Councilman Joe Shyne, will be held at 6 p.m.Thursday, January 24th, at…

Registrar: Voters may be confused in coming election

Registrar: Voters may be confused in coming electionThe Feb. 9 election could confuse a lot of voters, since parts of it are just open to voters in either of the major parties, while some parts will be open to all…

Mississippi wants Cyber Command headquarters, too

Mississippi wants Cyber Command headquarters, tooAdd Mississippi to the list of states that want to snatch Air Force Cyber Command from Barksdale Air Force Base.The Mississippi newspaper the Biloxi Sun Herald is reporting efforts by that community to interest the…