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Caddo Parish Commission

9:36am

Thu September 20, 2012
Local

Caddo Parish achieves 'pinnacle' bond rating, AAA

Caddo Parish finance director Ericka Bryant speaks at a news conference to announce the AAA bond rating.

The Caddo Parish Commission has earned the highest possible bond rating from the rating agency Standard & Poor's. The AAA investment-grade rating is a first for a public body in Louisiana.

10:01am

Fri April 27, 2012
Local

LSU Shreveport digital media certificate program seeks 60 students

LSU Shreveport animation and visual effects program director John Miralles says the new non-credit program in digital media will improve the high-tech labor market in Shreveport.

A $500,000 grant from the Caddo Parish Commission will establish a yearlong, non-credit certificate program in digital media at LSU Shreveport. Program director John Miralles says applicants must have completed high school will go through a rigorous evaluation process before being admitted to the 35-hour per week program taught by area industry professionals.