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A city of northwest Louisiana on the Red River near the Texas border. Founded in the 1830s, it grew rapidly after the discovery of oil in the region (1906).


(Placename) a city in NW Louisiana, on the Red River: centre of an oil and natural-gas region. Pop: 198 364 (2003 est)


(ˈʃrivˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt)

a city in NW Louisiana, on the Red River. 218,010.
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Noun1.Shreveport - a city in northwest Louisiana on the Red River near the Texas border
Louisiana, Pelican State, LA - a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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Notes: a pre-bid conference will be held on feb 21, 2018 at 9:00 am at 3500 beverly place, shreveport, la, 71104.
com)-- Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and professional training, welcomes Louisiana State University Shreveport to its academic partner network, which currently consists of over 150 education institutions.
The dispute revolves around the credit union's October acquisition of branches of Shreveport Federal Credit Union, which the NCUA conserved in April 2017 and then liquidated on October 2.
The Hyundai Dymos investment in this production capability will help create additional jobs in Shreveport.
The production hubs of Shreveport, Baton Rouge and Lafayette all attract their fair share of production, offering alternative facilities and resources to those found in New Orleans and southern Louisiana.
According to the Shreveport Times, a Louisiana man faces charges in at least six parishes and one country in connection with an alleged scam that involved selling bogus newspaper ads.
Groupon, a US-based shopping website that offers a daily deal on local goods, services and cultural events in around 250 worldwide markets, has been launched in Shreveport, Louisiana, US.
En el transcurso de seis anos, esta ciudad a medio camino entre Ruston y Shreveport ha servido de escenario para diecisiete peliculas y ha recibido estrellas como Kevin Costner, Sandra Bullock, Densel Washington, Jack Black y Nicholas Cage.
Thus, any attempt to recount past achievements in neurosurgery as it pertains to the area would be out of context without an overview of the Shreveport Charity Hospital System and other hospitals that now form the busy medical metropolis of Shreveport.
NACM Southwest, located in Dallas, TX, recently announced its purchase of the Shreveport Wholesale Credit Bureau, a former NACM affiliate that has been in business since 1926.
Not that A-State deserved a bowl game after going 6-6, but the Shreveport bowl passed on the Red Wolves as an opponent for Louisiana Tech to choose Northern Illinois, also with a 6-6 record.
The four Katrina ReLeaf grant recipients are New Orleans City Park, in New Orleans; Friends of Jefferson the Beautiful, in Jefferson; Shreveport Green, in Shreveport; and Parkway Partners, in New Orleans.