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Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Governor's plan draws reaction

By Jim Beam/American Press

Gov. John Bel Edwards unveiled a tax reform plan Wednesday that ensures he will encounter stiff opposition from conservative Republicans and the business community. However, he calls it the only logical solution for Louisiana’s constant budget troubles and its broken tax system. Edwards abando ...


Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, and the ...

Russia draws senators' focus in hearing on election meddling

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers heading the Senate intelligence committee focused squarely on Russia as they opened a hearing Thursday on attempts at undermin ...

Ethics hearing expected for 3 former LC police employees

A public hearing is expected to be set for three former Lake Charles police employees facing charges from the Louisiana Board of Ethics.

On March 16, ...

(Source: MGN Online)

Court date set: Press seeks unsealing of Minaldi record

A motion was filed Wednesday by the American Press to unseal the judicial record of a case seeking the interdiction of U.S. District Court Judge Patri ...

Richard drops out of council race

Four days after the race for Lake Charles City Council District A advanced to a runoff between incumbent Mary Morris and Ron Richard, Richard withdrew ...

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Maddox rebounds from injury to dominate Class B: Hathaway's Maggio Coach of the Year


One player came back from a debilitating shoulder injury. Another had a stellar season.

Fairview senior Callie Maddox and Negreet senior Bria ...

Alcorn games closes out schedule: Florida Tech on Cowboys' home slate


For the first time since 2004, the McNeese State football team will start a season without a team in the Football Bowl Subdivision on the sche ...

Aggies offer LSU escape from in-state threats

At last glance, Texas A&M was located outside the Louisiana border.

That’s encouraging for LSU as it gets a head start on the weekend with ...

Bucs, Tors chasing Sam Houston


Aside from a blistering start by the Sam Houston Broncos, parity has been at play in the early stages of the District 3-5A baseball race.

Bar ...

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Cirque-tacular brings show to Burton Coliseum

Cirque-tacular will bring its whirling, twirling acrobatic show to Burton Coliseum at 7 p.m. Friday, April 7, as part of the 2017 Banners at McNeese s ...

Night to Remember event to benefit veterans shelter


The A Night to Remember fundraiser, benefiting the City of Refuge Veterans’ Homeless Shelter in Vinton, will be 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Apri ...

Students take part in theater project

More than 40 St. Louis Catholic High School students will take part in a unique experiment called the Chalkboard Theatre Project, where they have 24 h ...

Chonda Pierce: Bringing meaning behind madness of comedy to LC

She’s the “country comic,” the “queen of clean” and the top-selling female comedian of all time, and she’s perform ...

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