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Altuve earns spot with play and votes

By Jim Gazzolo / American Press

In the end, the fans got it right.

At least when it came to second base in the American League.

Despite all the ballot stuffing early in Kansas City, Houston’s little man ended up making a big impression.

Jose Altuve, the Astros’ smallish second baseman, became the comeback kid.

He s ...



La. Supreme Court dismisses same-sex marriage appeal as moot

NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana's Supreme Court has dismissed as moot an appeal of a state judge's ruling declaring the state's same-sex marriage ban un ...

Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle (AP Photo)

Subway suspends ties with spokesman Fogle after raid at home

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. — FBI agents and Indiana State Police raided the home of Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, removing electroni ...


Report: Troops face hassles with student loans, despite law

WASHINGTON — A government regulator says military personnel are still being hassled over their student loans despite the federal laws and progra ...

(AP Photo)

Religious beliefs, gay rights clash in court case over cake

DENVER — A case that tests the boundaries of religious freedom and gay rights came to the Colorado Court of Appeals on Tuesday, with a suburban ...

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In this March 10, 2015, file photo, Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. (AP Photo)

PGA Grand Slam to move from Trump Course in Los Angeles

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — The PGA of America is moving its Grand Slam of Golf from Donald Trump's golf course in Los Angeles, the first signifi ...

(Rick Hickman / American Press)

Mixed crowd results for McNeese hoops

Average attendance was down nationally in both men’s and women’s college basketball in 2014-15, a trend reflected by the McNeese

Cowboys ...

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Altuve earns spot with play and votes

In the end, the fans got it right.

At least when it came to second base in the American League.

Despite all the ballot stuffing early in Kansas City ...

Serena Williams of the United States makes a return to Venus Williams of the United States, during their singles match against at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday July 6, 2015. (AP Photo)

Serena beats Venus in 2 sets in 4th round at Wimbledon

LONDON — Serena Williams watched her opponent's shot land beyond the baseline on match point.

She did not let out a shout, pump a fist or even ...

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New Sarah Palin book coming in November

NEW YORK — Sarah Palin has a new book coming out, with a new publisher.

Regnery Publishing, a conservative press

based in Washington, D.C., an ...

Armed with binoculars, cameras and spotting scopes, bird watchers take to the rice fields in Thornwell on Thursday for the fifth annual Yellow Rails and Rice Festival. The festival, which attracted more than 100 birders from 27 states and two Canadian provinces, continues through Sunday. (Doris Maricle / American Press)<br>

Registration open for Yellow Rails and Rice Festival

JENNINGS — Registration is now open for the annual Yellow Rails and Rice Festival.

The festival will be held Oct. 28-Nov. 1 in Jeff Davis Paris ...

(Photo of Universal Pictures)

Movies Under the Stars remembers the 80s

The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury will showcase 1980s-era films this month with Movies Under the Stars, in Prien Lake Park,

at 3700 West Prien Lake Ro ...

Glazed Confections is located on Ryan Street in the same building as CC's Coffee.

Glazed Confections specializes in bold flavors, unique combinations

I have no room left in my life for another favorite restaurant.

In Lake Charles alone there is already a list of places

where, throughout the week ...

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