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Tuesday’s City Council workshop concerning sewer rates was an occasion might have been better preserved in video form – the lengthy discussion was very...

Opinion: Lou Gehrig Burnett – Campbell calls out Vitter

Campbell calls out Vitter Apparently Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter is done with Louisiana. One can hardly blame him, however, after voters defeated him in...

Bitter at Vitter

Some members of the U.S. Senate – Democrats and Republicans – are bitter at Vitter, and the situation could get nasty. Republican U.S. Sen. David...

Fax-Net Update: Senate vote is Saturday

The last U.S. Senate election in the United States takes place Saturday, December 10.  The contest is between two old hands in Louisiana politics. Republican...

Burnett: Unbelievable!

The amount of money being spent these days to win an elected office at the local, state, and national levels just boggles the mind. ...

Jay: ‘Shape of Shreveport’ an inspiring documentary

One of the many things that I love about living in Shreveport-Bossier is the “do it yourself” attitude that seems to have taken hold,...

Kennedy: Louisiana no place for ‘creepy old men’

This should be no country – or state – for creepy old men. That’s why I’m sponsoring legislation to...

‘4 for 30’ program about changing habits and lives

Changing hard-to-change habits or behaviors is among the greatest challenges we seem to face. During moments in our lives it is normal to be...

Just say no

Endorsing recreational marijuana is a bad idea You have got to be kidding? The Shreveport Times endorsement of the use of recreational marijuana? Unbelievable. Now,...

Hanna: BP should shut up, pay up

  If British Petroleum (BP) wants to act a fool, we have the French Quarter.  If BP believes it can play us for a fool,...