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LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE

Session was no 'piece of cake'

By Jim Beam/American Press

The end of the Legislature’s special legislative session came at 5 p.m. Wednesday, thanks to approval of two resolutions from the state House and Senate. Lawmakers in both houses felt it was their sacred duty to protect their leaders who sponsored both. Legislators achieved their goal of closi ...

News

In this Feb. 6, 2017 file photo, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speak ...

Justice Ginsburg praises media and the role of free press

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is praising the media at a time when the Trump administration has accused reporters of being d ...

FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 file photo, IOC President Thomas Bach speak ...

2024: A tale of two cities and an uncertain Olympic future

Olympic leader Thomas Bach's grand plan was to streamline the Olympics, cut costs and encourage more cities to try to host the games.

Judged by the f ...

In this April 16, 2013 file photo, a

Study: Global warming is shrinking river vital to 40M people

DENVER -- Global warming is already shrinking the Colorado River, the most important waterway in the American Southwest, and it could reduce the flow ...

A fire set by protesters burns in the background as opponents of the Dakota Acce ...

Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared of protestesters

CANNON BALL, N.D. -- Authorities on Thursday cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part ...


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Sports

Ben Norton (courtesy Northwestern State)

Source: Ben Norton tabbed as new McNeese offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator

Lance Guidry’s final hire is a Southland Conference coup.

Guidry will tab Northwestern State offensive coordinator Ben Norton to replace Eman ...

St. Louis gets soccer three-peat

NEW ORLEANS — The St. Louis Catholic boys soccer team overcame a slow start and an early deficit to defeat Episcopal 2-1 for its third consecuti ...

Winning out lone option left: Postseason hope fades

Clutching a clipboard with the day’s practice schedule and other notes scribbled on it, McNeese State basketball coach Dave Simmons strode to th ...

Lady Bucs hope home court gives them edge

The Barbe Lady Bucs will be hoping to take advantage of the comforts of home tonight when they host Southwood with a trip to the Top 28 state basketba ...


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Scene

“Elephant Connection” is among the photographs in “Rarely Seen ...

'Rarely Seen': Exhibit of National Geographic images opens today at Historic City Hall

Photos of volcanic lightning, rare species, giant crystals and ancient cave art are among those featured in “Rarely Seen” — a free t ...

Solo show 'No Vacancy' on display at McNeese

McNeese assistant professor of art Samantha VanDeman will open a solo photography exhibition with a reception 6-8 p.m. today, Feb. 23, in the Grand Ga ...

Itinerant Theatre to present 'Vagina Monologues'

Ten women will bring to life Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” during a two-night benefit performance by Itinerant Theatre inside ...

Taste de la Louisiane: Sunday event offers chance to sample foods the Bayou State is known for

For adventurous eaters, as well as those who love all things Mardi Gras, Taste de la Louisiane on Sunday, Feb. 26, should fit the bill.

Sample everyt ...


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