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Person of Interest: Tristan McDonald, Red River Merman
3 months ago

Person of Interest: Tristan McDonald, Red River Merman

It’s not every day you see a fish out of water.

Tristan McDonald, 31, is Shreveport-Bossier City’s Red River Merman. With a background in dance and theatre, he’s moved from …
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Manology: 5 Mental Health & Physical Benefits of the Great Outdoors
4 months ago

Manology: 5 Mental Health & Physical Benefits of the Great Outdoors

Getting outside and enjoying the best of what nature has to offer has many benefits. Not only is this a great opportunity to break away from the stresses of everyday …
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Taking it to the Mat
5 months ago

Taking it to the Mat

Reesa David removes her boxing gloves and wipes the sweat from her brow. “It’s a tough journey, but you have to stick with it,” she said while catching her breath.


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Beating the Odds: Local Adults with Autism Thrive in Jobs, College
6 months ago

Beating the Odds: Local Adults with Autism Thrive in Jobs, College

Jason Jones likes his job for the same reason everyone else does — the pay in his pocket and the satisfaction of work well done.

Jones, 47, is part of …
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Kickin’ It With Bourgeois’ Martial Arts Academy
6 months ago

Kickin’ It With Bourgeois’ Martial Arts Academy

Bourgeois’ Martial Arts Academy (BMAA) is a family-owned and operated martial arts school that takes pride in delivering quality TaeKwon-Do instruction. The academy is a proud member of the World …
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Slow Roll with Bike Shreveport 
6 months ago

Slow Roll with Bike Shreveport 

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike.” — John F. Kennedy

Stephen Pederson and other members of the group Bike Shreveport share JFK’s sentiment. Established in 2014, …
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U=U Campaign Aims to Dispel HIV Stigma
7 months ago

U=U Campaign Aims to Dispel HIV Stigma

In September 2017, the Center for Disease Control released this statement:

“People who take ART daily as prescribed and achieve and maintain an undetectable viral load have effectively no risk …
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Four Things (Other Than Sweating) You Can Do at Sweat Society
8 months ago

Four Things (Other Than Sweating) You Can Do at Sweat Society

C’mon, let’s sweat!

Certified TRX Coach Haley Bagwell invites you to stop by Sweat Society, a luxury boutique studio in Shreveport. Not only can you submerse yourself in their licensed premiere …
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Sleep Easy: Here’s Why Your Next Mattress Should be Latex
8 months ago

Sleep Easy: Here’s Why Your Next Mattress Should be Latex

When purchasing your next sleep system, there are a lot of choices.

Pillow tops or plush, springs or foam, memory foam or latex — how do you decide? Mattress Plus …
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Seven Ways to Get Free Dental Care in 2018
9 months ago

Seven Ways to Get Free Dental Care in 2018

If you don’t have a current dental provider, take a look at A Brighter Smile Dental Care in Shreveport (and soon to be in Bossier City). They offer a comprehensive set of …
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