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  • KSLA Salutes: WWII Veteran John Hay

    KSLA Salutes: WWII Veteran John Hay

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:23:08 GMT
    96-year-old WWII veteran John Hay recalls time in the Navy/Source: KSLA News 1296-year-old WWII veteran John Hay recalls time in the Navy/Source: KSLA News 12
    96-year-old WWII veteran John Hay recalls time in the Navy/Source: KSLA News 1296-year-old WWII veteran John Hay recalls time in the Navy/Source: KSLA News 12

    From small towns in Texas and Louisiana to sailing the open water — World War Two veteran John Hay has seen it all.

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    From small towns in Texas and Louisiana to sailing the open water — World War Two veteran John Hay has seen it all.

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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: 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • About KSLA Cares

    About KSLA Cares

    Friday, March 11 2016 4:42 PM EST2016-03-11 21:42:27 GMT
    Friday, March 11 2016 5:17 PM EST2016-03-11 22:17:58 GMT

    In order to better showcase the organizations and events we support and to put a sharper focus on the causes they serve, we have adopted a new community-themed campaign called “KSLA Cares.” 

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    In order to better showcase the organizations and events we support and to put a sharper focus on the causes they serve, we have adopted a new community-themed campaign called “KSLA Cares.” 

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  • KSLA News 12 Editorials

    KSLA News 12 Editorials

    As a news organization, we at KSLA believe we have an obligation to not just inform our community but to try and make it better as well.

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    As a news organization, we at KSLA believe we have an obligation to not just inform our community but to try and make it better as well.

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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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