Shreveport, Louisiana

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; (3:02) ''(recorded December 5, 1929 in Dallas, Texas)'' #Mississippi Sheiks - "The Jazz Fiddler" (3:13) ''(recorded February 17, 1930 in Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), Louisiana)'' #Lonnie Johnson - "I Have To Do My Time" (3:09) ''(recorded August 5, 1930 in New York City, New York)'' *'''July 4, 2005:''' A clinic Palm Beach, Florida was the target of an arson. The case remains open. *'''December 12, 2005


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Canyon , which were in turn developed off the cab and chassis of the Thai-built Isuzu D-Max by GM, Isuzu, and GM do Brasil. The sales for the i-Series were poor, with just 1,377 sold from the start of production through February 2006 according to Automotive News. birth_date birth_place Shreveport, Louisiana, U.S. (United States) birth_name Stephen Thomas Saux, Jr. Career Born in Shreveport, Louisiana, Saux starting acting


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show ever broadcast. website Official Web Site The '''Red River Revel''' is a festival of food, culture, art and music that takes place in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States, annually in the month of October. The Revel began in 1976 as a bicentennial celebration, sponsored by The Junior League of Shreveport. It is a nonprofit festival, and any money garnered from commerce that takes place there goes back into the financial pool for the next year's Revel, guaranteeing a bigger and better Revel every year. Filming locations New York City, Toronto, Stamford, Connecticut, and Shreveport, Louisiana Vancouver served as the filming locations. He played high school football in Shreveport, Louisiana for Woodlawn High School, guiding the Knights to the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class AAA (the top classification at the time) state championship in 1968. Ferguson succeeded Terry Bradshaw as Woodlawn's starting quarterback. ''Loadstar'' was launched as a sister publication of ''Softdisk (Softdisk (disk magazine))'', based in Shreveport, Louisiana. It was the second platform for which Softdisk produced a disk magazine, after the Apple II. At the time, the Commodore 64 was a very popular home computer due to its inexpensive price and advanced graphics and sound capabilities. 200px right thumb Historical marker noting location of first Shriners Hospital (1922) off King's Highway in Shreveport, Louisiana Shreveport (Image:Shriner's Hospital marker, Shreveport, LA IMG 2363.JPG), Louisiana The first hospital in the system opened in 1922 in Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), Louisiana. It provided pediatric orthopedic care. In 1962, the Shriners of North America allocated $10 million dollars to establish three hospitals that specialized in the treatment and rehabilitation of burned children. After visiting 21 university-based medical institutions, the decision was made to build their first pediatric burn hospital on the campus of the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. '''Ezra Johnson''' (born October 2, 1955 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a retired American Football defensive end who played for the Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts and Houston Oilers in a fifteen-year career that lasted from 1977 to 1991 in the National Football League (NFL) (National Football League). '''William F. "Bill" Cotton Sr.''' (October 23, 1897 – April 23, 2006) was a prominent central Louisiana businessman who acquired or built five bakeries (bakery) in Alexandria (Alexandria, Louisiana), Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Monroe (Monroe, Louisiana) and Natchez, Mississippi. At the time of his death at the age of 108, he was also the nation's oldest living Shriner (Shriners) and one of the last remaining American (United States) veterans of the First World War (World War I).


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'''Ezra Johnson''' (born October 2, 1955 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a retired American Football defensive end who played for the Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts and Houston Oilers in a fifteen-year career that lasted from 1977 to 1991 in the National Football League (NFL) (National Football League). '''William F. "Bill" Cotton Sr.''' (October 23, 1897 – April 23, 2006) was a prominent central Louisiana businessman who acquired or built five bakeries (bakery) in Alexandria (Alexandria, Louisiana), Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Monroe (Monroe, Louisiana) and Natchez, Mississippi. At the time of his death at the age of 108, he was also the nation's oldest living Shriner (Shriners) and one of the last remaining American (United States) veterans of the First World War (World War I).


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to Shreveport, Louisiana. Just 33,619 fans at Legion Field saw the 42–14 win for Birmingham, the beginning of a slow, downward trend in attendance figures that coincided with the start of college football season. The Americans who, in the words of United Press International (UPI) sports writer Joe Carnicelli, "made the last-minute score almost their trademark", were upset


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'''Ezra Johnson''' (born October 2, 1955 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a retired American Football defensive end who played for the Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts and Houston Oilers in a fifteen-year career that lasted from 1977 to 1991 in the National Football League (NFL) (National Football League). '''William F. "Bill" Cotton Sr.''' (October 23, 1897 – April 23, 2006) was a prominent central Louisiana businessman who acquired or built five bakeries (bakery) in Alexandria (Alexandria, Louisiana), Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Monroe (Monroe, Louisiana) and Natchez, Mississippi. At the time of his death at the age of 108, he was also the nation's oldest living Shriner (Shriners) and one of the last remaining American (United States) veterans of the First World War (World War I).


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of Washington, D.C. It was founded in 1983 by Harvey McLean, Jr., a businessman from Shreveport, Louisiana. and was initially funded with $2.8 million dollars by Herman K. Beebe. North supposedly used this bank during the Iran-Contra scandal by funneling money from his shell organization, the "National Endowment for the Preservation of Liberty," through Palmer National Bank to the Contras. In northeast Texas, the river flows past Mineola, Texas Mineola

National of Washington, D.C.''' is a bank in Washington, D.C.. It was founded in 1983 by Harvey McLean, Jr. (Herman K. Beebe) (a businessman from Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), Louisiana. It was initially funded with $2.8 million to McLean from Herman K. Beebe. Oliver North used this bank during the Iran-Contra scandal by funneling money from his shell organization, the "National Endowment for the Preservation of Liberty", through Palmer National


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school talent show was so loud that the principal cut the microphone off. Sounes, ''Down The Highway: The Life Of Bob Dylan'', pp. 29–37. In 1959, his High School yearbook carried, beneath his photo, the caption: "Robert Zimmerman: to join 'Little Richard'." LIFE Books, ''Bob Dylan, Forever Young, 50 Years of Song'', Time Home Entertainment, 2012, Vol. 2. No 2, February 10, 2012, p. 15 The same year, using


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as he performed: his wide-cut pants emphasized his movements, causing young women in the audience to start screaming. Black, a natural showman, whooped and rode his bass, hitting double licks that Presley would later remember as "really a wild sound, like a jungle drum


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, United Gas Corporation, was headquartered in Shreveport, until its hostile takeover by Pennzoil in 1968 and subsequent forced merger. In the 1980s, the oil and gas industry suffered a large economic downturn, and many companies cut back jobs or went out of business, including a large retail shopping mall, South Park Mall, which closed in the late 1990s and is now Summer Grove Baptist Church. Shreveport suffered severely from this recession, and many residents left the area. Because

Shreveport, Louisiana

leader_title2 leader_name2 established_title Founded established_title1 Incorporated (Municipal incorporation) established_date 1836 established_date1 20 March 1839 area_magnitude 1 E7 area_total_sq_mi area_total_km2 312.9 area_land_sq_mi area_land_km2 272.9 area_water_sq_mi area_water_km2 40.0 area_water_percent 12.79 area_urban_sq_mi area_urban_km2 area_metro_sq_mi 2698 area_metro_km2 6987.8 population_as_of 2010 (2010 United States Census) population_est 200327 pop_est_as_of 2013 pop_est_footnotes population_footnotes population_total 199311 population_rank US: 113th (List of United States cities by population)) population_metro 446,471 (US: 113th (List of Metropolitan Statistical Areas)) population_urban 298,317 (US: 126th (List of United States urban areas)) population_density_km2 730.3 population_density_sq_mi timezone CST (North American Central Time Zone) utc_offset -6 timezone_DST CDT utc_offset_DST -5 area_code 318 (Area code 318) latd 32 latm 30 lats 53 latNS N longd 93 longm 44 longs 50 longEW W elevation_m 43. elevation_ft 144 website City of Shreveport footnotes

250px right thumb Red River of the South Red River (Image:MVI 2620 Red River Bridge in Shreveport.jpg) bridge connecting Shreveport with Bossier City (Bossier City, Louisiana) as photographed from the Clyde Fant Parkway

'''Shreveport''' ( The Shreveport-Bossier City Metropolitan Statistical Area ranks 111th in the United States, according to the United States Census Bureau. Census 2010 Ranking Tables for Population for MSAs; retrieved 2013-12-04.

Shreveport was founded in 1836 by the Shreve Town Company, a corporation established to develop a town at the juncture of the newly navigable Red River and the Texas Trail, an overland route into the newly independent Republic of Texas and, prior to that time, into Mexico.

Shreveport is the commercial and cultural center of the Ark-La-Tex region, where Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas meet.

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