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Saturday, July 30, 2016
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Lake Charles remains standout economically

By The American Press

For the sixth consecutive time Lake Charles has been named the Small Market of the Year by the Southern Business & Development Magazine. The honor, in part, is due to the area’s attractiveness to industrial projects. The magazine awards the designation to cities with populations under 250 ...

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Sports

Sulphur fishing club sends four to national championship

Members of Sulphur High School’s fishing club will compete with some of the best young anglers in the country next week as they travel to Kentuc ...

Woods special recognition

The McNeese State women’s track and field team was honored by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for its NCAA Divisi ...

Idea lacks coaches' support

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First-year McNeese State head coach Lance Guidry fields questions during Wednesd ...

Playoff loss drives Cowboys

Motivation shouldn’t be an issue for McNeese State in the first year of the Lance Guidry Era.

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Wizard magic: JK Rowling hopes Harry Potter play goes global

LONDON -- London is under Harry Potter's spell once more — and J.K. Rowling hopes the rest of the world will eventually follow.

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Couric, National Geographic team on gender documentary

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George Strait to honor Jim Lauderdale at Americana Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Country music star George Strait will honor singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale with a lifetime achievement award at this year's Amer ...


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