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Another audit critical of waste tire program

The excellent work of the

Louisiana legislative auditor’s office is useless if the officials who

manage state agencies don’t

follow through on its reports. A recent audit of the Waste Tire

Management Program in the Department of Environmental Quality

notes that a problem outlined in ...


Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (AP Photo)

Critics bash Jindal on ‘religious freedom’ order

BATON ROUGE — “Arrogant” and “cynical” — that’s what Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal called President Barack Oba ...


Firefighters voice concerns over longevity pay

Lake Charles Fire Fighters Association Local 561, along with about 147 firefighters, recently approached the city with concerns about the details ...


US presses Israel on talks for Middle East nuclear-free zone

UNITED NATIONS — The United States has sent a top official to Israel in an effort to revive talks on a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons, ...

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (AP Photo)

Lawmakers in Louisiana House take aim at Jindal travel costs

BATON ROUGE — Tired of Gov. Bobby Jindal's extensive out-of-state travel, lawmakers in the Louisiana House want the governor's office to carry t ...

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(Associated Press)

LSU invests in hoops hype for 'HIM'


Yes, the LSU basketball promo is in all caps.

And if you don’t know who “HE” is then you obviousl ...

(Associated Press)

Brees claims young receivers won't let offense down

METAIRIE — Drew Brees is confident that some young, relatively unknown, inexperienced receivers can help the New Orleans Saints’

offense ...


Astros might get last laugh

When one of the Astros’ minor league teams talked about giving out championship rings as a precursor to a Houston title in

2017, people laughed ...

(American Press Archives)

Cowboys take all-or-nothing approach to SLC opener

If you’re looking at it from a historical perspective, there is some good news for McNeese State heading into the Southland Conference baseball ...

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(Special to the American Press)

Living History Event & Grasshopper Fly-In returning to Beauregard

Spirits should be high when Friends of

the DeRidder Army Air Base host their Living History Event &

Grasshopper Fly-in at Beauregard

Regional A ...

(Special to the American Press)

'Playing With Fire' latest exhibit at Imperial Calcasieu Musuem

The Imperial Calcasieu Museum will host a public opening reception for the exhibit “Playing with Fire” 6-8 p.m. Friday, May

15, in the Gi ...

Hundreds of people crowded the 700 and 800 blocks of Ryan Street last year for the Downtown at Sundown concert. (American Press Archives)<br />

Downtown at Sundown: Annual summer concert series starts Friday

The only thing that can get in the way of the city’s 17th annual Downtown at Sundown concert series is bad weather. For event

organizers, this ...

The AeroShell Aerobatic Team will be among the performers when Chennault stages the area's first airshow in more than a decade. (Special to the American Press)<br>

Chennault airshow seeks volunteers

The Chennault International Airshow

will hold its next volunteer meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 14, on the

second floor of

the Capital One Tower a ...

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