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Tax burden isn't real problem

By Jim Beam/American Press

An anti-tax movement appears to be sweeping the country, and Louisiana taxpayers are among the growing numbers who are rejecting taxes for schools, recreation and other important government services. Louisiana legislators are feeling the heat and continuing to oppose necessary funding for higher edu ...

News

Judge denies accused man's request to juggle during trial

SPRINGFIELD, Mass.— A Massachusetts judge has denied a man's request to juggle during his trial to show jurors he was just clowning around when ...

Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died

LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Jim Bunning, a former Hall of Fame pitcher who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85.

Bunning's death was confirme ...

New Orleans jail employee arrested in smuggling case

NEW ORLEANS— A 23-year-old employee at the New Orleans jail has been arrested for trying to smuggle heroin and other drugs into the facility for ...

Drop in sales tax this weekend on hurricane prep supplies

BATON ROUGE— Louisiana residents looking to stock up on supplies for the hurricane season might want to do their shopping this weekend.

The Dep ...


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Sports

FSU takes series opener

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State scored twice in the bottom of the sixth inning to win the first of a best-of-three series in the Tallahassee S ...

Sour ending in Sugar Land

SUGAR LAND, Texas — The McNeese State baseball team’s trip to the Southland Conference baseball tournament at Constellation Field came to ...

No McNeese qualifiers for NCAA

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Four of the five McNeese State track and field athletes competed Thursday in a weather-delayed first day of the NCAA Outdoor Tr ...

Tigers one win from SEC

LSU’s baseball team got a day of rest and relaxation Friday, a respite earned by winning its first two games in the Southeastern Conference Tour ...


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Scene

Cajun music trio Nee de Traditionne is set to perform. (Special to American Pres ...

Fundraiser concert will benefit music museum

A concert and fundraiser to benefit the Music Museum of Southwest Louisiana will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 27, in Sloppy’s Downtown.

Cajun ...

Works of Women: Sulphur exhibit features over 200 works by female artists

An opening reception for the exhibit “Works of Women 2017” will be 5-7 p.m. today, May 25, in the Henning Cultural Center, 923 Ruth St. in ...

Help yourself to a free cup of coffee at Havens General Store in Fields. While y ...

Havens General Store: Fields establishment offers old-fashioned, one-stop shopping and dining experience

The Beauregard Parish community of Fields isn’t what you’d call a thriving metropolis. The school, Hyatt High School, closed in 2008. The ...

Canadian connection: Drake meets Celine Dion at Billboards

LAS VEGAS— Even on a record-setting night at the Billboard Music Awards, Drake appeared a bit star-struck in meeting fellow Canadian performer C ...


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