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Recent articles by Jeff:

Louisiana tattoo shops struggle to survive, yet cannot re-open

The emergency order keeping tattoo shops closed across the state of Louisiana has sent shock waves through that industry. → Read More

Help wanted at Goodwill Industries to reopen more stores

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — With nearly another 2.5 million Americans filing for jobless claims this week alone, you’d expect at least some people in our area might apply for 100 job openings at the local Goodwill Industries. And because of that worker shortage, most of the region’s Goodwill Industries stores are unable to reopen just yet. Of the agency’s 10 stores in North Louisiana, there are… → Read More

Beyoncé to give graduation speech alongside the Obamas

YouTube announced Tuesday that Beyoncé will deliver an inspirational message to the 2020 class for its “Dear Class of 2020" event, which will take place June 6 at 3 p.m. EDT and will stream on YouTube. → Read More

Businesses take steps to protect patrons during the first phase of Louisiana’s reopening

After crisscrossing the Shreveport-Bossier City area, we discovered shops and businesses of all kinds are ready for you → Read More

Can the conspiracy video “Plandemic” be stopped from spreading further?

The 26-minute long video has now been viewed millions of times in just the past few days. → Read More

Boy, 7, with sickle cell beats coronavirus that led to pneumonia on both lungs

The 7-year-old, who was at higher risk from the virus due to his underlying condition, needed three blood transfusions. → Read More

COVID-19 could threaten or alter some summer camps

When they get the green light, organizers say, parents should try to sign up as early as possible → Read More

Woman arraigned, bond denied in killing of Family Dollar security guard over face mask

Sharmel Teague is charged with first-degree premeditated murder and a firearms violation for the death of 43-year-old Calvin Munerlyn. → Read More

Should you wear a face mask? Why or why not?

Some think customers should abide by the same mandate that is required of workers → Read More

The “COVID-19 effect” is impacting the crawfish industry

2020 Mudbug Madness festival canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic → Read More

Frayed nerves as families await jobless benefits, stimulus money

The coronavirus pandemic is already taking its toll economically with more layoffs announced almost daily across the country. → Read More

High stakes for Louisiana’s economic reopening

The idea of reopening the economy is already gaining momentum across the country and right here at home. → Read More

COVID-19 stimulus checks, extra jobless benefits expected soon

Here’s one suggestion that could help you get your stimulus check faster → Read More

Families worried after two Brookdale Shreveport residents test positive for COVID-19

It’s really a mixture of emotions for some of the resident’s relatives at Brookdale Senior Living after two COVID-19 cases were confirmed this week. → Read More

Efforts are underway to save the restaurant industry

Did you order takeout today? → Read More

‘Panic Buying’ blamed for hand sanitizer shortage

News of the coronavirus is spreading quickly — and many of us have already taken steps to protect ourselves and our families. → Read More

Bloomberg drops out of presidential race, endorses Biden

Bloomberg announced his departure Wednesday after a disappointing finish on Super Tuesday in the slate of states that account for almost one-third of the total delegates available in the Democratic nominating contest. → Read More

Anticipation building about the coronavirus, what to expect

With the CDC calling the spread of the coronavirus in the U.S. inevitable, many people have taken notice across the country and right here at home. And some of them have already begun taking action by heading to stores. → Read More

More police officers shot at in Shreveport this week

A crime expert offered some insight into why officers seem to be targeted more these days. → Read More

Shreveport abortion clinic at heart of U.S. Supreme Court case

That new law would require abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. → Read More