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Person of Interest: Tristan McDonald, Red River Merman
5 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
6 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
7 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
8 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
8 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 
8 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
9 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
10 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
10 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
11 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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