Publication: Shreveport Times

First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 51 mins ago - 1 reports

McDonald's ruling ignites business-labor firestorm

Labor advocates are claiming a big victory after a federal agency said Tuesday that McDonald's central, corporate operations can be lumped in with its thousands of franchises for liability purposes.The world's largest fast-food chain promises to fight ... [Published Shreveport Times - 8 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Bossier City police nab suspected cigarette thief

Bossier City police have arrested a man wanted in connection with the theft of cigarettes from Circle K stores earlier in July.Erol Demond Walter, 33, was arrested by Shreveport police Sunday. He’s charged with simple robbery. Bossier City police still ... [Published Shreveport Times - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Police, Circle K, Crime
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

BESE votes to join lawsuit against governor

BATON ROUGE – The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has voted to join a lawsuit challenging Gov. Bobby Jindal’s order blocking the board from using a vendor to purchase an accountability test for this school year.The action set aside an opinion ... [Published Shreveport Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Goodman: Medicare payment data requires context, perspective

Re: “Getting paid,” July 24, 1AI am writing in response to The Times article titled: “Getting Paid,” regarding Medicare payments to physicians. While the article presents dollar amounts as “individual shares of Medicare payments,” these numbers are only ... [Published Shreveport Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Be aware of all the beauty around you

Crepe myrtles and sunflowers brighten up our corner of northwestern Louisiana. Much of the crepe myrtle blossoms are water-melon pink, but one can see them also in white, all hues of pink and red and lavender.Varieties of sunflowers grow everywhere. Originating ... [Published Shreveport Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Cardinals CB Peterson agrees to 5-year extension

It was never a question of if the Cardinals were going to sign Patrick Peterson to a contract extension. It was when.And it turned out to be sooner than many people expected. Peterson and the Cardinals announced Tuesday even they had agreed to terms on ... [Published Shreveport Times - 6 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Whit Graves questions Bossier-Webster DA's honesty, transparency

A Benton-based attorney announcing his candidacy Tuesday morning for Bossier-Webster district attorney came out swinging at the incumbent.Whitley Graves, who made his bid official at Ralph & Kacoo’s in Bossier City, took District Attorney Schuyler Marvin ... [Published Shreveport Times - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Army still denies responsibility for Camp Minden explosives

Despite an order from the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of the Army still contends it should not be held responsible for the millions of pounds of explosives abandoned at Camp Minden by one of its bankrupt contractors.In a letter ... [Published Shreveport Times - 12 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Aviation industry seeks information for places to avoid

International aviation officials agreed Tuesday to form a task force aimed at better coordinating government security information, to prevent another airliner from getting shot down like Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.The International Civil Aviation Organization, ... [Published Shreveport Times - 14 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

University Elementary debuts math/science lab

Snails and a snake will help University Elementary School students learn about math and science in a new enrichment class this year.Every first through fifth-grader at the Shreveport school will rotate through Charles Moser’s Busy Learns And Super Teammates ... [Published Shreveport Times - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Missing Shreveport man found unharmed

A Crime Stoppers tip helped Shreveport police find an elderly man reported missing more than a month ago.Officers found Charles L. Smith, 79, sitting on a bench on Texas Avenue in downtown Shreveport. He was last seen when he walked away from his Corbitt ... [Published Shreveport Times - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 3 reports

Louisiana Boardwalk's new outlet stores will open before end of November

The first of the new class of tenants for the Outlets at Louisiana Boardwalk will arrive before the end of the year.When new owners purchased the in-foreclosure Boardwalk in March last year, the development group promised to repopulate the shopping center ... [Published Shreveport Times - Jul 28 2014]

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...Of those "43 cases where complaint has been authorized, McDonald's franchisees and/or McDonald's, USA, LLC" -- the central, corporate entity -- "will be named as a respondent if parties are unable to reach settlement."
"That's going to be a challenge for the task force to address" Gittens said
"At first I would only call her Suzanne. Then by season two, I started to find some endearing ways to refer to her as #CrazyEyes and I know that the people who reach out online mean it with no malice so I hashtag it myself."
"Policymakers tend to have this attitude that if we throw iPads at students and teachers that it will magically help them learn better. That's not really the case" Bleiberg said

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Goodman: Medicare payment data requires context... [Published Shreveport Times - 4 hours ago]
Cardinals CB Peterson agrees to 5-year extension [Published Shreveport Times - 6 hours ago]
McDonald's ruling ignites business-labor firestorm [Published Shreveport Times - 8 hours ago]
Army still denies responsibility for Camp Minde... [Published Shreveport Times - 12 hours ago]
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Aviation industry seeks information for places ... [Published Shreveport Times - 14 hours ago]
BESE votes to join lawsuit against governor [Published Shreveport Times - 15 hours ago]
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