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 2021-07-23 13:50 

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Look: Americans enter Olympic Stadium in Tokyo for opening ceremony...

TOKYO (WCMH/AP) — The Americans have arrived for the Olympics. The United States entered Olympic Stadium in Tokyo for the opening ceremony on Friday. Sue Bird was one of the flagbearers, sharing that role with baseball's Eddy Alvarez. Bird is a ...

 2021-07-23 13:14 

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Olympics ceremony uses music from Japanese video games...

An orchestral medley of songs from iconic Japanese video games served as the soundtrack for the parade of countries at the Olympics opening ceremony....

 2021-07-23 12:44 

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Olympic Games, Tokyo-style: The pandemic era opens...

The Games are underway! And they...

 2021-07-23 12:23 

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WATCH: LSU Health Shreveport set to host 9 a.m. COVID-19 briefing...

LSU Health Shreveport is set to host a news conference Friday morning in which research experts, medical professionals and community leaders will give an update on the COVID-19 pandemic and the emergence of the new Delta variant of the virus, along with l...

 2021-07-23 11:54 

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This Week in Louisiana Politics: Analysis of veto session outcome...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) Legislators have wrapped up the first-ever veto override session with all the vetoes intact. Since the gavel out, conversations have begun on what this means for lawmakers on both sides. With the conservative legislators unable ...

 2021-07-23 11:49 

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Gov. Edwards revealing second pair of LA Shot At A Million lottery winners...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) Two more individuals are going to get some good news on Friday. Two more Louisiana residents are going to take home $100,000 each. One July 16, Clement Dasalla and Skyla Degrasse won the cash prize and scholarship respectively. ...

 2021-07-23 11:41 

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PHOTOS: Amid fireworks, Tokyo's opening ceremony begins...

With a blaze of indigo and white fireworks lighting the night sky, the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony has started....

 2021-07-23 11:33 

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Vaccinations begin to rise in some states with soaring COVID cases...

"A lot of them don't even believe in COVID-19 to begin with. It is incredibly frustrating. You are helping someone that doesn't even believe that the illness that they have is real."...

 2021-07-23 11:31 

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Should fully vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising?...

An easing of safety precautions and the large number of people who remain unvaccinated in many regions are contributing to the spread of cases around the world....

 2021-07-23 11:06 

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At least 100 US athletes unvaccinated as Olympics begin...

About 100 of the 613 U.S. athletes descending on Tokyo for the Olympics are unvaccinated....

 2021-07-23 11:06 

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At least 100 US athletes unvaccinated as Olympics begin...

TOKYO (AP) — About 100 of the 613 U.S. athletes descending on Tokyo for the Olympics are unvaccinated, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee's medical chief said hours before Friday night's opening ceremony. Medical director Jonathan Fin...

 2021-07-23 11:01 

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Heat cranks up Friday and through the weekend...

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) Our first extended heatwave of the Summer is on the way, as we could push 100 degrees late in the weekend into early next week. Friday should be a standard dose of July weather. Morning temperatures will be in the mid-70s with ...

 2021-07-23 09:46 

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As the Tokyo Games open, can the Olympic flame burn away the funk?...

As the first pandemic Games in a century convene largely without spectators and opposed by much of the host nation, the disbelief and anger of those kept outside the near-deserted national stadium threaten to drown out the usual carefully packaged glitz a...

 2021-07-23 09:25 

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Cherry blossoms unite Japan, US sister cities...

Along the banks of the Willamette River in downtown Portland, 100 cherry trees erupt with color every spring. They are a beautiful and delicate gift from the Japanese Grain Importers Association 31 years ago....

 2021-07-23 02:44 

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'I'm going to rape her and kill her': Woman's Ring cam records stranger's terrifying threats...

The woman, who was inside the home during the scary encounter, shared the doorbell cam video on Facebook to warn others....

 2021-07-23 02:14 

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The Lynn Vance Show 155 / The Cajun Asian Restaurant...

The Cajun Asian is where Asian meets Cajun for a unique and delicious dining experience. They are no longer located in Bossier City but now are in Shreveport at 10281 LA-1 71115. They are open Monday thru Saturday. You can reach them at 318-797-7015. For ...

 2021-07-23 02:12 

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Looking at Tokyo Olympics through the lens of the 1964 Games...

Just 19 years after devastating defeat in World War II, the 1964 Tokyo Olympics showcased the reemergence of an innovative country that was showing off bullet trains, miniature transistor radios, and a restored reputation....

 2021-07-23 01:44 

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NFL coach Greg Knapp dies after being struck by car...

NFL coach and Northern California resident Greg Knapp has died after he was hit by a car last weekend in San Ramon, according to Sacramento State...

 2021-07-23 01:17 

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Texas day care worker quits, says employer gave child benadryl to make her sleep...

A former employee of an Abilene daycare is coming forward with serious allegations against the facility, saying she saw her coworkers give a child Benadryl without parental knowledge or consent....

 2021-07-23 01:02 

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CDC now monitoring 'over 200 individuals in 27 states' for monkeypox...

Since the original monkeypox diagnosis in Texas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is monitoring "over 200 individuals in 27 states and a few other countries."...

 2021-07-23 00:51 

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Tommie Smith, John Carlos demand change in Olympic protest rule...

Tommie Smith, John Carlos and Gwen Berry are among the more than 150 educators, activists and athletes who signed a letter Thursday urging the IOC not to punish participants who demonstrate at the Tokyo Games....

 2021-07-23 00:05 

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CHRISTUS Coushatta receives 180K of funding to help with COVID-19...

COUSHATTA, La. (KTAL/KMSS) Earlier this month, the Biden administration sent Louisiana over $10,000,000 to assist with COVID-19 testing and mitigation. The Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program will giving forty rural hospitals in the state funding inc...

 2021-07-22 23:36 

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North Caddo and BTW meet ahead of season for 7-on-7 matchup...

SHREVEPORT, La (KMSS/KTAL) It may have been a "glorified practice." It may have just been 7-on-7. However, it was a morning to appreciate after not being able to do so last summer. "It just felt strange last summer," said North Caddo Head ...

 2021-07-22 23:31 

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Caddo Commission approves funding for emergency rental assistance program...

The Caddo Parish Commission says they will provide thousands of dollars to assist renters facing eviction as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-07-22 23:07 

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Wanted Oklahoma City carjacking fugitive who allegedly shot 3 people captured in Texas...

U.S. Marshals in Dallas, Texas, captured an Oklahoma City fugitive who was wanted for allegedly shooting a woman in Oklahoma City and two people in Vian....

 2021-07-22 23:00 

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Magnolia School of Excellence names Toriano Williams head football coach...

SHREVEPORT, La (KMSS/KTAL) Magnolia School of Excellence football has a new head coach who won't have to travel far to assume his new role. The Mariners have hired Southwood Offensive Coordinator Toriano Williams as the program's head coach for th...

 2021-07-22 22:58 

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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash in Jefferson, 1 arrested...

An East Texas man is behind bars and another is dead following a hit-and-run crash in Marion County Thursday....

 2021-07-22 22:43 

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Cartels take to social media to peddle deadly fentanyl pills, DEA says...

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) A wave of the illegal synthetic drug fentanyl is coming to the border on its way to the American heartland. But some of it is staying in border communities like El Paso, where law enforcement officials say gangs are using so...

 2021-07-22 22:31 

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TTPD warns public to check unusual bank activity after skimmer found at gas station...

The Texarkana Texas Police Department is warning the public to be on the lookout for any unusual bank activity after a skimmer was found at a gas station Wednesday....

 2021-07-22 22:20 

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Louisiana 211 now offering confidential opioid crisis referral and texting program...

With opioid overdoses skyrocketing across Louisiana and the nation, Louisiana 211 is now offering easy, free ways for patients to get support and resources....

 2021-07-22 22:03 

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Team USA 33 basketball player sidelined due to COVID...

TOKYO (KSEE) — One of the newest sports at the Olympics this year is 33 basketball. The game is played on a half-court and ends after 10 minutes or when a team scores 21 points, whichever comes first. The U.S. men didn't qualify for the 2020 gam...

 2021-07-22 21:32 

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TAPD cancels PRIDE Academy due to COVID-19...

TEXARKANA, Ark. (KTAL/KSHV) — The 2021 PRIDE Academy in Texarkana has been canceled due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases. According to the Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department, the PRIDE Academy will not take place this year because of the inc...

 2021-07-22 21:28 

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LSU-Shreveport's Selway signs USPBL contract...

SHREVEPORT, La (KMSS/KTAL) For the second time this week, the LSU-Shreveport baseball team is sending a player to the professional ranks. Pitcher Sebastian Selway has reached an agreement with the Utica Unicorns of the United Shore Professional Baseball L...

 2021-07-22 21:04 

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Louisiana man found guilty of performing 'lewd act' while half-naked on the side of the highway...

In December of 2019, a citizen reported to police that she saw Darby in the Northlake Nature Center off of Hwy 190 in Mandeville, sitting on the tailgate of his parked truck, facing traffic, with no pants on, engaged in a lewd act....

 2021-07-22 21:04 

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Armed standoff underway in Minden, LSP SWAT on scene...

ouisiana State Police SWAT is at the scene of a standoff in Minden, where an armed man has reportedly barricaded himself inside a home on Gladney Street....

 2021-07-22 20:50 

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[ Shreveport ]

Caddo, Bossier schools set to announce COVID-19 guidelines next week...

Bossier Parish Schools Caddo Parish Public Schools are expected to announce COVID-19 guidelines for the fall semester, which begin August 12 and August 23, respectively....

 2021-07-22 20:45 

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[ Shreveport ]

It's official! The Superdome has a new name....

The largest gaming company in the U.S. now has the naming rights sponsor for the next 20 years....

 2021-07-22 20:43 

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[ Shreveport ]

Olympians open up about mental health while preparing for Tokyo 2020...

From the initial postponement of the Games to the now daily COVID-19 tests — it...

 2021-07-22 20:34 

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[ Shreveport ]

Harris meets with undocumented immigrants seeking citizenship...

Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday hosted a group of recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program at the White House....

 2021-07-22 20:25 

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[ Shreveport ]

Watch: Groundhog porch pirate takes a tumble as it steals workout gear...

A portly porch pirate grabbed a delivery and likely dragged it to its den, prompting the homeowner to call for reinforcements....

 2021-07-22 20:23 

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[ Shreveport ]

COVID-19 in Arkansas: New cases continue to surge as active cases top 12,000, 15 new deaths...

Cases continue to surge in the state according to the numbers reported Thursday by the Arkansas Department of Health with active cases increasing by more than 800 and another day of nearly 1,900 new cases....

 2021-07-22 20:23 

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[ Shreveport ]

ERCOT, PUC discuss summer changes to 'improve grid reliability'...

PUC Chairman Peter Lake and ERCOT Interim President and CEO Brad Jones are scheduled to speak for their organizations and talk about the changes they...

 2021-07-22 20:01 

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[ Shreveport ]

Caddo Commission set to vote on new mask ordinance...

Caddo Parish commissioners will vote Thursday on a proposed mask ordinance that would require businesses in unincorporated areas of the parish with 50 or more occupants to require facial coverings for all....

 2021-07-22 19:49 

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[ Shreveport ]

WATCH: Seagull hits teen in the face as she rides amusement park ride...

"I didn...

 2021-07-22 19:24 

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[ Shreveport ]

Who wants a free chicken finger from Raising Cane's?...

National Chicken Finger Day is on Tuesday, July 27....

 2021-07-22 19:21 

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[ Shreveport ]

Hottest week of the summer so far on the way with a little rain early next week...

Rain chances will continue to go down and temperatures continue to go up through the weekend. A small chance of rain could return early next week. Above-normal temperatures area expected through all of next week and next weekend. Thursday was a partly clo...

 2021-07-22 19:14 

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[ Shreveport ]

NFL teams face potential forfeits for COVID-19 outbreaks...

NFL teams have been warned they could forfeit a game due to a COVID-19 outbreak among non-vaccinated players, and players on both teams wouldn't get paid that week....

 2021-07-22 19:03 

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[ Shreveport ]

AP source: Texas, Oklahoma talk to SEC about joining league...

The last time Texas got a wandering eye for another conference it fueled a series of realignments in college sports that nearly killed the Big 12. Texas is once again exploring free agency, stealing the headlines at the Southeastern Conference media days ...

 2021-07-22 18:52 

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[ Shreveport ]

Stimulus check: Another 2.2 million payments sent out. Here's who will get them...

An additional 2.2 million economic stimulus checks valued at more than $4 billion were issued to Americans as recently as Wednesday....

 2021-07-22 18:41 

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[ Shreveport ]

Sounds of the Games: NBC doesn't plan on adding crowd noise...

The NBC Olympics executive producer says the network will not add additional crowd noise to its coverage. The hope is that fans will be able to hear the Games as they haven't been able to before, whether it is the action in the pool during swimming or...

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