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  • Physicians & suicide, a growing epidemic

    Physicians & suicide, a growing epidemic

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:16:35 GMT
    "The profession of being a physician has the highest rate of suicide, approximately 400 per year, so at least one a day," said Brentwood Psychiatrist, Dr. Kay Kennedy, "We're looking at it as a public health crisis at this time.""The profession of being a physician has the highest rate of suicide, approximately 400 per year, so at least one a day," said Brentwood Psychiatrist, Dr. Kay Kennedy, "We're looking at it as a public health crisis at this time."

    Suicide and doctors — it's the dark side of the profession that's on the rise. 

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    Suicide and doctors — it's the dark side of the profession that's on the rise. 

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  • Local DAV Chapter gives big boost to female veteran monument fund

    Local DAV Chapter gives big boost to female veteran monument fund

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-08-15 11:56:28 GMT
    Miniature bronze statue of the monument to be built /Source: KSLA News 12Miniature bronze statue of the monument to be built /Source: KSLA News 12

    The local chapter of the Disabled American Veterans made a big donation towards the fund raising efforts for a female veterans monument.

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    The local chapter of the Disabled American Veterans made a big donation towards the fund raising efforts for a female veterans monument.

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  • EDITORIAL: Please donate your gently used school uniforms

    EDITORIAL: Please donate your gently used school uniforms

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-08-15 02:33:41 GMT
    If you would like to help, please donate your gently used school uniforms at any of the Porter's Fine Dry Cleaning locations. (Source: KSLA News 12)If you would like to help, please donate your gently used school uniforms at any of the Porter's Fine Dry Cleaning locations. (Source: KSLA News 12)
    (Source: KSLA News 12)(Source: KSLA News 12)

    Many kids stay home or start school late because their families don't have the money to buy uniforms. However, you can help. Here's how.

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    Many kids stay home or start school late because their families don't have the money to buy uniforms. However, you can help. Here's how.

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  • Donated software helps transform classrooms

    Donated software helps transform classrooms

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:01 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:01:29 GMT
    GoNoodle Plus. (Source: KSLA News 12)GoNoodle Plus. (Source: KSLA News 12)

    Free software to teachers and students across seven northwest Louisiana parishes is making a difference in the way some kids are learning. 

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    Free software to teachers and students across seven northwest Louisiana parishes is making a difference in the way some kids are learning. 

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  • KSLA Salutes: From the flightline to the research lab

    KSLA Salutes: From the flightline to the research lab

    Friday, August 10 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-08-10 18:12:46 GMT
    MSgt Michael Guderyon reviewing data under a B-52 at BAFB/Source: KSLA News 12MSgt Michael Guderyon reviewing data under a B-52 at BAFB/Source: KSLA News 12
    MSgt Michael Guderyon reviewing data under a B-52 at BAFB/Source: KSLA News 12MSgt Michael Guderyon reviewing data under a B-52 at BAFB/Source: KSLA News 12

    Being in the Air Force Reserve means you split your life, working for the military part-time and a civilian job the the other. One reservist with the 307th Bomb Wing headquartered at Barksdale Air Force Base, spends his civilian time in the research lab, on the forefront of genetics research.

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    Being in the Air Force Reserve means you split your life, working for the military part-time and a civilian job the the other. One reservist with the 307th Bomb Wing headquartered at Barksdale Air Force Base, spends his civilian time in the research lab, on the forefront of genetics research.

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  • Get kids back in school by donating uniforms for kids

    Get kids back in school by donating uniforms for kids

    Friday, August 10 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-08-10 16:44:41 GMT
    Did you know hundreds of kids in our area aren't at school because they don't have the appropriate uniform? That's why Porter's Industrial and KSLA News 12 are launching Uniforms For Kids. Bring uniforms your kids have outgrown to any Porter's location or to the KSLA News 12 Studios at 1812 Fairfield Avenue in Shreveport. Click here to find a Porter's location near you. Click here to request a uniform for a kid in need. Copyright 2018 KSLA. All rights reserved.More >>
    Did you know hundreds of kids in our area aren't at school because they don't have the appropriate uniform? That's why Porter's Industrial and KSLA News 12 are launching Uniforms For Kids. Bring uniforms your kids have outgrown to any Porter's location or to the KSLA News 12 Studios at 1812 Fairfield Avenue in Shreveport. Click here to find a Porter's location near you. Click here to request a uniform for a kid in need. Copyright 2018 KSLA. All rights reserved.More >>
  • It’s a guy’s night out

    It’s a guy’s night out

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-08-07 23:54:23 GMT
    Guy's night out event. (Source: MLK Health Center & Pharmacy)Guy's night out event. (Source: MLK Health Center & Pharmacy)
    Guy's night out event. (Source: MLK Health Center & Pharmacy)Guy's night out event. (Source: MLK Health Center & Pharmacy)

    MLK Health Center and Pharmacy along with other organizations to host the First Annual Guy's Night Out event. 

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    MLK Health Center and Pharmacy along with other organizations to host the First Annual Guy's Night Out event. 

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  • KSLA Salutes: Highway renamed for ArkLaTex Soldier KIA

    KSLA Salutes: Highway renamed for ArkLaTex Soldier KIA

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-08-07 18:22:16 GMT
    Photo of SSG Richard Vazquez next to the highway sign created in his memory/Source: KSLA News 12Photo of SSG Richard Vazquez next to the highway sign created in his memory/Source: KSLA News 12
    Photo of SSG Richard Vazquez next to the highway sign built in his honor/Source: KSLA News 12Photo of SSG Richard Vazquez next to the highway sign built in his honor/Source: KSLA News 12

    Dozens of people gathered in front of the DeSoto Parish Courthouse Monday afternoon, braving the scorching temperatures, to honor a man who served and lost his life fighting for our country.  

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    Dozens of people gathered in front of the DeSoto Parish Courthouse Monday afternoon, braving the scorching temperatures, to honor a man who served and lost his life fighting for our country.  

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  • KSLA Salutes: BAFB's Airman's Attic

    KSLA Salutes: BAFB's Airman's Attic

    Friday, August 3 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-08-03 19:48:21 GMT
    BAFB Airman's Attic designed to help young airmen get out on their own/Source: KSLA News 12BAFB Airman's Attic designed to help young airmen get out on their own/Source: KSLA News 12
    BAFB Airman's Attic designed to help young airmen get out on their own/Source: KSLA News 12BAFB Airman's Attic designed to help young airmen get out on their own/Source: KSLA News 12

    As the price of clothing and other necessities increase, there is one group that strives to lessen that burden on military families — it's called the Airman's Attic.

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    As the price of clothing and other necessities increase, there is one group that strives to lessen that burden on military families — it's called the Airman's Attic.

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  • ArkLaTex Veterans head to 2018 Golden Age Games

    ArkLaTex Veterans head to 2018 Golden Age Games

    Friday, August 3 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-08-03 15:41:13 GMT
    ArkLaTex veterans pose with OBVAMC Director before leaving for the Golden Age Games in New Mexico/Source: KSLA News 12ArkLaTex veterans pose with OBVAMC Director before leaving for the Golden Age Games in New Mexico/Source: KSLA News 12
    ArkLaTex veterans pose with OBVAMC Director before leaving for the Golden Age Games in New Mexico/Source: KSLA News 12ArkLaTex veterans pose with OBVAMC Director before leaving for the Golden Age Games in New Mexico/Source: KSLA News 12

    More than 1,000 veteran athletes from across the U.S. will compete in 21 Olympic style events in the annual Golden Age Games.  The games empower veterans 55-years-old and older to lead active, healthy lives. 

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    More than 1,000 veteran athletes from across the U.S. will compete in 21 Olympic style events in the annual Golden Age Games.  The games empower veterans 55-years-old and older to lead active, healthy lives. 

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  • NWLA Highway dedication set to honor Mansfield soldier KIA

    NWLA Highway dedication set to honor Mansfield soldier KIA

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-07-25 12:51:52 GMT
    Source: Vazquez FamilySource: Vazquez Family

    A stretch of road in Mansfield will soon be renamed to honor the life and legacy of an ArkLaTex soldier killed in action.

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    A stretch of road in Mansfield will soon be renamed to honor the life and legacy of an ArkLaTex soldier killed in action.

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  • Remembering the crew of 'RAIDR 21'

    Remembering the crew of 'RAIDR 21'

    Friday, July 20 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-07-21 03:20:15 GMT
    Photos of the crew of RADIR 21 on display at the Global Power Museum/Source: KSLA News 12Photos of the crew of RADIR 21 on display at the Global Power Museum/Source: KSLA News 12

    Standing room only Friday morning,  at the Barksdale Global Power Museum, as Barksdale Air Force Base held a remembrance ceremony for the crew of the “Louisiana Fire.”

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    Standing room only Friday morning,  at the Barksdale Global Power Museum, as Barksdale Air Force Base held a remembrance ceremony for the crew of the “Louisiana Fire.”

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  • KSLA Salutes: NWLA Veterans Home

    KSLA Salutes: NWLA Veterans Home

    Friday, July 27 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-07-28 00:36:40 GMT
    The Bossier City Facility opened back in 2007/Source: KSLA News 12The Bossier City Facility opened back in 2007/Source: KSLA News 12

    The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs operates five veterans homes located across Louisiana, designed specifically for providing the best care possible for our nation's veterans.

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    The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs operates five veterans homes located across Louisiana, designed specifically for providing the best care possible for our nation's veterans.

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  • Shreveport MEPS holds change of command

    Shreveport MEPS holds change of command

    Friday, July 27 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-07-28 00:24:08 GMT
    Change of Command Ceremony at Shreveport MEPS /Source: KSLA News 12Change of Command Ceremony at Shreveport MEPS /Source: KSLA News 12
    Change of Command Ceremony at Shreveport MEPS /Source: KSLA News 12Change of Command Ceremony at Shreveport MEPS /Source: KSLA News 12

    The Shreveport Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) is under new command.

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    The Shreveport Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) is under new command.

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  • World War II veteran Olan Wise dies; he was 100 years old

    World War II veteran Olan Wise dies; he was 100 years old

    Tuesday, July 24 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-07-24 04:04:28 GMT
    Olan Wise shared stories with KSLA's Marie Waxel just a few days before he turned 100 years old back in February 2018/Source: KSLA News 12Olan Wise shared stories with KSLA's Marie Waxel just a few days before he turned 100 years old back in February 2018/Source: KSLA News 12
    Olan Wise shared stories with KSLA's Marie Waxel just a few days before he turned 100 years old back in February 2018/Source: KSLA News 12Olan Wise shared stories with KSLA's Marie Waxel just a few days before he turned 100 years old back in February 2018/Source: KSLA News 12

    His funeral is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Benton. The service will be preceded by visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home in Haughton. 

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    His funeral is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Benton. The service will be preceded by visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home in Haughton. 

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  • KSLA Salutes: 8AF Commander, Maj. Gen. Bussiere

    KSLA Salutes: 8AF Commander, Maj. Gen. Bussiere

    Friday, July 20 2018 11:52 PM EDT2018-07-21 03:52:07 GMT
    Maj. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, 8th AF Commander/Source: KSLA News 12Maj. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, 8th AF Commander/Source: KSLA News 12

    Major General Thomas Bussiere has had his eyes on the sky since his 16th Birthday. 

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    Major General Thomas Bussiere has had his eyes on the sky since his 16th Birthday. 

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  • Shreveport church collecting donations for troops

    Shreveport church collecting donations for troops

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:30 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:30:07 GMT
    (Source: KSLA)(Source: KSLA)

    Troops overseas will soon get special care packages from one Shreveport church.

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    Troops overseas will soon get special care packages from one Shreveport church.

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  • How House for Hope helps restore the lives of many

    How House for Hope helps restore the lives of many

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:44:25 GMT
    Lovewell CenterLovewell Center

    The House for Hope giveaway continues, if you reserve your ticket by Friday, you could win a $5,000 shopping spree at Lee Michael's fine jewelry. 

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    The House for Hope giveaway continues, if you reserve your ticket by Friday, you could win a $5,000 shopping spree at Lee Michael's fine jewelry. 

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  • How you can help break the cycle of homelessness through House for Hope

    How you can help break the cycle of homelessness through House for Hope

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:44:24 GMT
    Providence HouseProvidence House

    KSLA News 12's House for Hope 2017 giveaway is underway, offering a chance to win a house while helping members of the community in need by reserving a $100 ticket.

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    KSLA News 12's House for Hope 2017 giveaway is underway, offering a chance to win a house while helping members of the community in need by reserving a $100 ticket.

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  • Empowering people with disabilities with House for Hope

    Empowering people with disabilities with House for Hope

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:44:24 GMT
    Holy Angels clients craft man-made products to sell to the communityHoly Angels clients craft man-made products to sell to the community

    This Friday is our early bird drawing, if you reserve your ticket early, you're entered to win a $5,000 shopping spree to Lee Michael's Fine jewelry. You could win a house by reserving your $100  ticket now.

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    This Friday is our early bird drawing, if you reserve your ticket early, you're entered to win a $5,000 shopping spree to Lee Michael's Fine jewelry. You could win a house by reserving your $100  ticket now.

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  • How House for Hope helps build better communities

    How House for Hope helps build better communities

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:44:22 GMT
    Highland Friendship HouseHighland Friendship House

    House for hope is underway, where you could win a house by purchasing a $100 ticket. 

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    House for hope is underway, where you could win a house by purchasing a $100 ticket. 

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  • New Highland Friendship House dedicated

    New Highland Friendship House dedicated

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:44:21 GMT
    House for Hope DedicationHouse for Hope Dedication

    There's officially a new Friendship House in the Highland neighborhood. The ribbon for the home was cut just about an hour ago.  

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    There's officially a new Friendship House in the Highland neighborhood. The ribbon for the home was cut just about an hour ago.  

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  • Welcome home: 11 Barksdale airmen return from Guam

    Welcome home: 11 Barksdale airmen return from Guam

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:39:19 GMT
    "It feels so good to have her home. I missed my baby," Shreveporter Carolyn Johnson said as she hugged her daughter Nicole. (Source: Melissa Kakareka/KSLA News 12)"It feels so good to have her home. I missed my baby," Shreveporter Carolyn Johnson said as she hugged her daughter Nicole. (Source: Melissa Kakareka/KSLA News 12)

    Welcome home, airmen!

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    Welcome home, airmen!

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  • Free community class calms family before birth

    Free community class calms family before birth

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-07-10 04:03:02 GMT

    Chris and Saige Solomon turned to a free class at CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier for help when they found out they were expecting their second baby, Maggie. They knew things would change drastically for their first child, Lilly Grace.

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    Chris and Saige Solomon turned to a free class at CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier for help when they found out they were expecting their second baby, Maggie. They knew things would change drastically for their first child, Lilly Grace.

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  • Twins born at 25 weeks celebrate milestone

    Twins born at 25 weeks celebrate milestone

    Tuesday, November 8 2016 2:15 AM EST2016-11-08 07:15:38 GMT

    Only 1 in 4 babies born at 25 weeks will survive. It's a staggering statistic, but one Bossier City family beat those odds after their twins were born 15 weeks early.

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    Only 1 in 4 babies born at 25 weeks will survive. It's a staggering statistic, but one Bossier City family beat those odds after their twins were born 15 weeks early.

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  • Physicians & suicide, a growing epidemic

    Physicians & suicide, a growing epidemic

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:16:35 GMT
    "The profession of being a physician has the highest rate of suicide, approximately 400 per year, so at least one a day," said Brentwood Psychiatrist, Dr. Kay Kennedy, "We're looking at it as a public health crisis at this time.""The profession of being a physician has the highest rate of suicide, approximately 400 per year, so at least one a day," said Brentwood Psychiatrist, Dr. Kay Kennedy, "We're looking at it as a public health crisis at this time."

    Suicide and doctors — it's the dark side of the profession that's on the rise. 

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    Suicide and doctors — it's the dark side of the profession that's on the rise. 

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  • Shreveport teen working to stop bullying

    Shreveport teen working to stop bullying

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:43:56 GMT
    Melvin Stringfield speaks to Lakeshore Middle School students at the End of Year Pep RallyMelvin Stringfield speaks to Lakeshore Middle School students at the End of Year Pep Rally

    Bullying is a problem across the nation. But, one Shreveport girl is encouraging her peers to bring change. 

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    Bullying is a problem across the nation. But, one Shreveport girl is encouraging her peers to bring change. 

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  • Brentwood Hospital to offer ECT 'shock therapy' soon

    Brentwood Hospital to offer ECT 'shock therapy' soon

    Thursday, March 15 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-03-15 13:16:43 GMT

    Electroconvulsive Therapy also known as ECT or shock therapy will soon be available at Brentwood Hospital.

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    Electroconvulsive Therapy also known as ECT or shock therapy will soon be available at Brentwood Hospital.

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