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 2021-01-23 00:02 

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Biden's historic Cabinet begins taking shape...

President Joe Biden is rapidly forming an historic Cabinet as the first 2 of his nominees received Senate confirmation....

 2021-01-22 23:00 

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Timeline for Trump incitement impeachment trial still uncertain...

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to send the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate Monday, but it...

 2021-01-22 22:58 

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[ Shreveport ]

Search underway for person wanted in Sabine Parish car theft...

SABINE PARISH, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Investigators are trying to track down the person who stole a car in Sabine Parish. According to the Sabine Parish Sheriff's Office, early Friday morning a 2016 White Nissan Sentra was reported stolen on White St...

 2021-01-22 22:47 

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[ Shreveport ]

Chiefs' Mahomes cleared to play in AFC championship...

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was cleared Friday from the league...

 2021-01-22 22:46 

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[ Shreveport ]

D-coordinators bring head coaching chops to NFL title games...

All four NFL teams playing in the conference championships have a defensive coordinator who flopped as a head coach but who has the chops as a lieutenant to help his team and his head coach get to the Super Bowl....

 2021-01-22 22:43 

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[ Shreveport ]

Speculation over Tokyo Olympics: 2021, 2032 or not at all?...

Just about everybody, especially the organizers in Japan and Switzerland, want the Tokyo Olympics to open on July 23 — as scheduled....

 2021-01-22 22:31 

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[ Shreveport ]

Oklahoma lawmaker proposes 'Bigfoot' hunting season...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A mythical, ape-like creature that has captured the imagination of adventurers for decades has now become the target of a state lawmaker in Oklahoma. A Republican House member has introduced a bill that would create a Bigfoot hu...

 2021-01-22 22:29 

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[ Shreveport ]

Mudbugs head to Lone Star with first-place in sight...

SHREVEPORT, La (KMSS/KTAL) By the time the Shreveport Mudbugs head home from their two-game series with the Lone Star Brahmas, the team could be in first place in the NAHL's South Division standings. The 'Bugs are currently four points behind the ...

 2021-01-22 22:28 

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[ Shreveport ]

Bossier authorities on the hunt for 2 people wanted for car burglary, using victim's ID to establish line of credit...

BOSSIER PARISH, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Bossier authorities need your help identifying two people accused of burglarizing a car and then using the victim's identification to establish a line of credit. According to detectives with the Bossier Financia...

 2021-01-22 22:24 

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[ Shreveport ]

Texas lawmakers convene in muted opening day ceremonies, handful of protests outside...

Some state lawmakers opted to skip the ceremony, calling it a "superspreader event."...

 2021-01-22 22:14 

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[ Shreveport ]

Child tax credit: Biden stimulus plan could give parents $300 a month per child...

Democratic lawmakers are currently working on a plan that could expand the child tax credit to send recurring monthly payments to adults with children, one report says....

 2021-01-22 22:12 

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[ Shreveport ]

Gov. Abbott, Texas DPS release five-year strategic plan for homeland security...

Gov. Greg Abbott along with the Texas Department of Public Safety released a long-term plan for state homeland security focused on protecting Texans from terrorist and criminal attacks....

 2021-01-22 21:32 

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[ Shreveport ]

Cloudy skies to continue; thunderstorms and warmer temperatures Sunday...

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) I hope everyone is doing their best to enjoy this Friday. Drier air is eroding some of the clouds north of Interstate 30. However, for many of us, we will remain stuck with the clouds. This afternoon, temperatures warmed into t...

 2021-01-22 21:30 

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[ Shreveport ]

State Senate, House file base budgets prioritizing Medicaid, education, mental health...

The Texas House and Senate have released their base budgets for the 2022-23 biennium....

 2021-01-22 21:27 

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[ Shreveport ]

Texas lawmakers aim to get rid of 'Confederate Heroes Day'...

Johnson said it is the right time to do it following this month...

 2021-01-22 21:27 

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[ Shreveport ]

Texas lawmakers aim to get rid of 'Confederate Heroes Day'...

Johnson said it is the right time to do it following this month...

 2021-01-22 21:26 

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[ Shreveport ]

'The United States needs Texas to lead': Gov. Abbott outlines legislative priorities...

Gov. Greg Abbott promised to lure more businesses to Texas and punish cities that defund police while sharing his agenda for the 87th Legislative Session on Thursday....

 2021-01-22 20:50 

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[ Shreveport ]

Tommy Chandler qualifies to run for Bossier City Mayor; challenging incumbent Lo Walker...

BOSSIER CITY, La. (KTAL/KMSS) Bossier City Mayor Lo Walker will have at least one challenger in his bid for a fifth term in office. Bossier City businessman Tommy Chandler qualified Friday to run for Bossier City Mayor. Friday is the final day to qualify ...

 2021-01-22 20:43 

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[ Shreveport ]

Help BCPD find missing Shreveport teen...

BOSSIER CITY, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Bossier detectives need your help finding a 15-year-old who has been missing since last week. According to the Bossier City Police Department, around 11 p.m. Saturday Sha'Krya Gray, of Shreveport, ran away from Jo...

 2021-01-22 19:57 

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[ Shreveport ]

$1 billion Mega Millions prize a result of long odds, slow sales...

It's only the third time a lottery jackpot has grown so large, but much has changed since the last time such a big prize was up for grabs in 2018....

 2021-01-22 19:45 

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[ Shreveport ]

Louisiana budget gap for next year estimated at up to $962M...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Estimates released Friday show Louisiana's shortfall for the upcoming budget year could reach as high as $962 million, driven by the loss of one-time federal coronavirus aid used to patch together this year's budget a...

 2021-01-22 18:57 

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[ Shreveport ]

How to make Granny Peg's Lemon Ice Box Pie...

LOVING LIVING LOCAL On today's show, Biskie and Josh are in the kitchen celebrating National Pie Day by making Biskie's Granny Peg's lemon ice box pie. Of course, we have to share the recipe below, and if you want to see more amazingly delicio...

 2021-01-22 18:51 

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[ Shreveport ]

Walmart expanding COVID-19 vaccine roll out to more states...

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Walmart is set to offer the COVID-19 vaccine in seven additional states this week and next. The company will begin administering the vaccine in New Jersey, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, South Carolina and Tex...

 2021-01-22 18:49 

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[ Shreveport ]

Takin' It For A Spin | 2017 Cadillac XT5...

LOVING LIVING LOCAL Biskie takes a 2017 Cadillac XT5 for a spin. You can find this vehicle and more amazing vehicles at Car Giant. You can visit them at one of their four locations in Shreveport, Bossier, Homer, and Minden. There is a car for every person...

 2021-01-22 18:44 

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[ Shreveport ]

What does a pound of fat look like? | Fit For Life Friday...

LOVING LIVING LOCAL Every Friday is Fit For Life Friday with fitness legend Super-Mann Blount, and today we learned just what one pound of fat looks like. One pound is 3,500 calories. Super-Mann informs us that if we just cut five hundred calories from ou...

 2021-01-22 18:43 

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[ Shreveport ]

Frito-Lay recalls small number of 'Ruffles' potato chips due to undeclared milk allergen...

PLANO, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) — Frito-Lay is recalling certain bags of "Ruffles" potato chips due to an undeclared milk allergen. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, on Friday the company issued a voluntary recall of a small numbe...

 2021-01-22 18:40 

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[ Shreveport ]

Trump impeachment to go to Senate Monday, launching trial...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, launching the start of the former president...

 2021-01-22 18:36 

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[ Shreveport ]

Texas National Guardsman from Austin dies in Kuwait, DoD says...

Staff Sgt. Timothy Luke Manchester, 34, died in a noncombat-related incident at Camp Arifjan. The department says the incident is under investigation...

 2021-01-22 18:36 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

PHOTOS: Baseball's Hank Aaron through the years...

PHOTOS: Hank Aaron through the years....

 2021-01-22 18:35 

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[ Shreveport ]

Third stimulus check: GOP lawmaker wants $1,400 payment reserved for people who get COVID-19 vaccine...

One lawmaker says he...

 2021-01-22 17:59 

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[ Shreveport ]

East Texas woman accused of murder, kidnapping in death of mother, baby removed from womb faces death penalty...

BOWIE COUNTY, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) A Bowie County woman accused of kidnapping a woman and then removing her baby from her womb is now facing the death penalty. Friday morning Taylor Parker pleaded not guilty in the death of 21-year-old Reagan Simmons Hancock...

 2021-01-22 16:53 

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[ Shreveport ]

Newsfeed Now: Biden administration asks Congress to pass COVID-19 relief bill; Texas group prepares Biden lawsuits...

In the latest edition of Newsfeed Now, Pres. Biden outlines his new plan to fight the coronavirus, and the sports world mourns the loss of Hammerin' Hank Aaron....

 2021-01-22 16:29 

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[ Shreveport ]

Caddo Parish man behind bars for allegedly raping a child...

CADDO PARISH, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — A Caddo Parish man accused of sexually assaulting a child now sits behind bars. According to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office, 60-year-old David Wayne Chriss, Sr., of Vivian, was arrested for allegedly raping a g...

 2021-01-22 16:16 

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[ Shreveport ]

Gov. Edwards to hold COVID-19 briefing, address latest vaccine distribution plans...

Gov. John Bel Edwards is expected to address the state...

 2021-01-22 15:55 

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[ Shreveport ]

Baseball Hall of Famer Henry 'Hank' Aaron dies at 86...

Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron died Friday at the age of 86, reported WSB-TV....

 2021-01-22 15:52 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Shreveport Little Theater previews new virtual production...

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — The Shreveport Little Theater has a new production, and you can enjoy it all from the comfort of your own home. The new play is called "Bob: A Life in Five Acts," and the virtual production is now available to b...

 2021-01-22 15:27 

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[ Shreveport ]

Latest Louisiana COVID-19 emergency elections plan approved...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana will continue to use an expanded version of absentee-by-mail voting for the upcoming spring elections that will fill two U.S. House seats, under a coronavirus emergency plan that won bipartisan approval from lawmake...

 2021-01-22 15:02 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Texas AG threatens lawsuit after DHS puts halt on immigration deportations...

AUSTIN (KVEO) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a statement on Thursday calling the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) pause on certain deportations "unlawful." In a release, Paxton outlined the responsibilities of the DHS ...

 2021-01-22 14:59 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Illinois girl, 3, fell from window at her home, died from cold, police say...

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — Police say a 3-year-old northwestern Illinois girl died after she apparently fell from a window on a frigid night and couldn't get back inside her family's home. Rock Island police say Charlotte Handelman appears to ...

 2021-01-22 14:59 

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[ Shreveport ]

CDC recommends against getting other vaccines close to when you get the COVID-19 vaccine...

Health official says there are too many unknowns about the side effects of the COVID vaccine being administered right before or after another vaccine, such as the flu or shingles shot....

 2021-01-22 14:58 

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[ Shreveport ]

St. Martin Parish teachers sent home for wearing "Chucks & Pearls" T-shirt...

BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (KLFY) — A T-shirt is a hot topic is St. Martin Parish Schools, but is it a celebration, a political message, or both? Wednesday, as the country inaugurated a new president and vice-president, some teachers who wore a T-shirt with...

 2021-01-22 14:54 

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[ Shreveport ]

Arkansas teen saves grandfathers life...

HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. A Heber Springs High School student is being hailed as a hero after saving his grandfather's life by using what he learned in school. As Vicki Owens was pulling into work, she got a startling phone call from her dad. "He said &...

 2021-01-22 14:54 

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[ Shreveport ]

Widow of La. congressman-elect qualifies to run for the seat her husband won...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — In the race to succeed late U.S. Rep.-elect Luke Letlow, another candidate has filed her campaign papers: his widow. Julia Letlow submitted her qualifying documents for Louisiana's 5th congressional district race Thu...

 2021-01-22 14:51 

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[ Shreveport ]

President Biden ordering economic help as talks start on $1.9 trillion relief package...

President Joe Biden plans to take executive action Friday to provide financial relief measures to millions of Americans while Congress begins to consider his much larger $1.9 trillion package to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-01-22 14:46 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Thousands of pounds of pork sausage recalled due to possible rubber contamination...

Bob Evans Farms, Inc. is recalling approximately 4,200 pounds of pork sausage product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically thin blue rubber....

 2021-01-22 14:21 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

All eyes on QBs as Packers host Bucs for NFC championship...

For as much as Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers have accomplished in their Hall of Fame-caliber careers, they've rarely faced off on the field....

 2021-01-22 14:20 

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[ Shreveport ]

Chiefs' Reid, Bills' McDermott to match wits for AFC title...

Ten years after firing Sean McDermott as his defensive coordinator, Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid will stare across the field inside Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday and see his protg trying to spoil his hopes of a Super Bowl repeat....

 2021-01-22 13:54 

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[ Shreveport ]

NFL giving 7,500 vaccinated health care workers free tickets to Super Bowl in Tampa...

The NFL has invited thousands of health care workers who received the coronavirus vaccine to the upcoming Super Bowl in Tampa, the league announced Friday....

 2021-01-22 13:54 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Arkansans reporting issues with PUA program...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansans are sharing their stories about the state's Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program. This program was created under the CARES act of 2020 to help people financially across the state, who lost their job, but d...

 2021-01-22 12:31 

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[ Shreveport ]

LSU students have mixed emotions about potentially taking the COVID-19 vaccine...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) LSU is preparing to vaccinate as many students and staff as possible before next fall, and students have very mixed reactions. In 24 hours, more than 7,000 responded to a survey asking if they would take the COVID-19 vaccine. 4,...

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