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Wednesday, March 04, 2015
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Obits published Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Michelle “Mimi” Beth Booth, 63

Arthur Lee Broussard, 77, Miguez Funeral Home of Lake Arthur

Davy James “Hank” Burnett, 53, Hixson Snider Funeral Home

Vera Guidry Coe, 87, Johnson Funeral Home

Jean Mary Corbello, 82, Johnson & Brown Funeral Home

Devone Davis, 58, Labb ...



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Greshman too tall for W-M

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Navigating minefield of NCAA rules

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A reunion worthy of watching

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Usher, Missy Elliott to perform at Essence Fest 2015

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