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Ease the spending by sharing cars

Louisiana is hoping to ease the brakes on spending by launching a car-sharing program for the drivers of its vehicle fleet. One of Bobby Jindal’s final acts as governor will be a pilot program to centralize the fleet of state-owned vehicles. His plan is to have multiple agencies share the sam ...


Abdullah Kurdi, 40, father of Syrian boys Aylan, 3, and Galip, 5, who were washed up drowned on a beach near Turkish resort of Bodrum on Wednesday, waits for the delivery of their bodies outside a morgue in Mugla, Turkey, on Thursday. (Associated Press)

Father of dead boys: 'All I want is to be with my children'

ANKARA, Turkey — He is one among many,

far too many. But the plight of one boy, washed up like a piece of

debris on a

Turkish beach, has focu ...

(American Press Archives)

SCT&E makes LNG deal

Southern California Telephone and Energy LNG officials on Wednesday signed another nonbinding memorandum of understanding

to sell liquefied natural g ...

<p>State Veterans Affairs Secretary David LaCerte visits with Marion Labouve on Wednesday
during a tour of the Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home in Jennings.
LaCerte and state Veterans Affairs Commissioner Thomas Green met with
staff, administrators and veterans home residents about their concerns
and future needs. (Doris Maricle/American Press)</p>

State VA secretary pays Jennings vets a visit

JENNINGS — State Veterans Affairs Secretary David LaCerte visited the Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home on Wednesday.

“We try to visi ...


Lake Arthur police officer fired

LAKE ARTHUR — A Lake Arthur police

officer was fired Wednesday for dishonesty days after a photo of him

wearing clothing displaying

the Ku Kl ...

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Sam Houston pitcher Tanner Wright. (Kirk Meche / Special to the American Press)

Sam Houston's Wright commits to SE Louisiana

Sam Houston senior softball pitcher Tanner Wright pledged her commitment on Monday to play at Southeastern Louisiana University.

The commitment makes ...

Senior quarterback Daniel Sams leaps over a defender during McNeese State’s first scrimmage of August training camp Saturday in Cowboy Stadium. (Rick Hickman / American Press0

Two Cowboys with something to prove

Everyone taking the field for McNeese State on Saturday night has something to prove against big brother LSU — particularly

those who grew up i ...

Barbe's Koko Daniels goes for the kill against St. Louis' Kara Kramer during their season-opener match Tuesday at Barbe High School. (Rick Hickman / American Press)

Taller Bucs wear down St. Louis, beat Saints in straight sets

Barbe used its superior height and hitting to sweep St. Louis Tuesday in the season-opening match for both teams.

The Bucs won 25-20, 25-20 and 25-19 ...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady leaves federal court Monday in New York. (Associated Press)

Judge sides with Brady on 'Deflategate,' NFL appeals

NEW YORK — Tom Brady learned Thursday

he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's


suspension of the sta ...

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“Marilyn Monroe” by Andy Warhol

Works by Warhol, Pollock part of Historic City Hall exhibit

“An Adventure in the Arts” — an exhibit

featuring more than 70 works of art from the permanent collection at

Guild Hall Museum

in ...

A Block Off Broadway Community Theater in Jennings will present Bobby Page and the Swamp Pop Express in concert Dec. 12. (Special to the American Press)<br />

Fall arts preview: A Block off of Broadway

JENNINGS — A Block Off Broadway Community Theatre and A Chip Off the Old Block Children and Youth Theatre will kick off their

22nd season with ...

(Special to the American Press)

Fall arts preview: LC Symphony

The Lake Charles Symphony will begin its 2015-2016 classical concert series with a performance at 3 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Rosa

Hart Theater.

Ryo Kanek ...

The Tabasco Plant at Avery Island is among this year's McNeese SAGE Series offerings. (Special to the American Press)

Fall arts preview: McNeese SAGE series

May Gray is encouraging Southwest Louisiana residents to spice up their lives with SAGE.

The McNeese State University Leisure Learning coordinator, w ...

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