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Saturday, February 13, 2016
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Give Edwards time to right ship

By Jim Beam/American Press

Republicans who belong to what is often described as the state’s GOP right wing are having a difficult time accepting the fact that John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, is the new governor of Louisiana. The critics have been on his case from the start, even though Edwards took office only one month ...


Man sentenced to 20 years for hotel room choking death

JENNINGS --  A Jennings man accused of choking another man in a hotel room last June has been sentenced to two decades in prison.

Harold Trey Ha ...

Airline to begin flight service between New Orleans, Destin

NEW ORLEANS -- A public charter airline will add a seasonal nonstop service from New Orleans to Destin, Florida.

New outlets report that GLO Airlines ...

Autopsy reports found from 1929 massacre

CHICAGO -- Written by hand, the autopsies on the seven bullet-riddled bodies vividly describe why the Valentine’s Day massacre of 1929 is still ...

Black Democrats question Sanders' commitment to Obama

By The Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign enlisted the support of black Democrats on Friday to un ...

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Kang shoots course record 60 at pebble

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Sung Kang didn’t know anything about his amateur partner until he went on the Internet and looked up actor Ray Romano. H ...

Shaq, Iverson finalists, Yao could join them in Hall of Fame

TORONTO -- Shaquille O'Neal was just 9 years old when his stepfather began teaching him basketball with a plan to dominate like Wilt Chamberlain, Bill ...

Cowgirls, Demons jockey for seeding

The top two point guards in the Southland Conference are back at it again today at Prather Coliseum in Natchitoches.

McNeese State’s Jayln John ...

LSU needs to make statement

Never mind the Southeastern Conference basketball race.

LSU’s NCAA tournament future might be on the line this afternoon when the Tigers host T ...

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Jagger gets Grammy nod for James Brown doc

LOS ANGELES -- Mick Jagger is getting Grammy love this year, but it’s not for his music — it’s for his film producing.

The icon is ...

NY Fashion Week: Adam Selman 'killing' it on the runway

NEW YORK -- The Associated Press is all over New York Fashion Week, from the runway designs to the celebrity-filled front rows. Here are some recent h ...

Review: Indie games 'Firewatch,' 'Unravel' fall short

What makes a game a game? That question has arisen around some of the most popular independent video games of the last few years — titles like & ...

In this Oct. 29, 2015 photo, Alex Timbers attends the Broadway opening night f ...

Stage version of 'Frozen' to kick off in Denver

NEW YORK -- Disney has announced that Denver will be the place where it tests its upcoming “Frozen” musical. Disney Theatrical Productions ...

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