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Gov. John Bel Edwards (MGNonline)

Gov. John Bel Edwards (MGNonline)

Louisiana governor sues AG over anti-discrimination clause

By The Associated Press

BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says he's suing the state attorney general over his rejection of contracts with an anti-discrimination clause that would protect LGBT people. Republican Attorney General Jeff Landry has refused to approve contracts allowing state agencies to hire outsid ...

News

In this Jan. 15, 2007 photo, Brad Pitt, and actress Angelina Jolie arrive for th ...

Deal will allow Pitt visitation with children

LOS ANGELES -- Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt have reached a temporary custody agreement that will allow the actor to visit with his six children, ...

President Barack Obama, with first lady Michelle Obama and Olympic gold medal gy ...

Lawmaker: Olympic tax bill popular but 'bad policy'

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Olympic medal winners will soon get a tax break. But not everyone thinks getting rid of the so-called victory tax is a good idea.

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Gov. John Bel Edwards (MGNonline)

Louisiana governor sues AG over anti-discrimination clause

BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says he's suing the state attorney general over his rejection of contracts with an anti-discrimination ...

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2016, file photo, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl arrives for a  ...

Judge won't dismiss Bergdahl case over Sen. McCain comments

RALEIGH, N.C. -- A military judge has rejected arguments that Sen. John McCain improperly swayed the prosecution of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with negat ...


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Sports

LCCP #2 holds onto the ball as he is tackled by Grand Lake's #20 at Grand Lake H ...

Win No. 2 for LCCP

GRAND LAKE — A week removed from its first win in program history, Lake Charles College Prep dominated Grand Lake 29-13 Thursday night for win N ...

The Bulldogs' Travis Etienne carries the ball for a long touchdown during the fi ...

Etienne fuels efficient Bulldogs

JENNINGS — Jennings didn’t need long to put up big numbers against Lake Arthur in its 56-28 victory against the Tigers on Thursday night.

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Southwest Louisiana High School Prep football 

Prep football this week

Barbe (3-1, 0-1) at New Iberia (2-2, 1-0)

The Bucs saw their three-game winning streak end in heartbreaking fashion with a one-point loss at Aca ...

Nicholls coach Tim Rebowe

Nicholls State and coach Tim Rebowe's 'renewal' looks to continue on Saturday against McNeese

One coach in Nicholls State history has concluded his Colonels career with a winning record. The program’s made three playoff appearances sinc ...


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'Wonder Woman' comics writer reveals character is gay

The writer of the reborn "Wonder Woman" comics has revealed that the character is gay.

Greg Rucka tells Comicosity that since Wonder Woman comes from ...

Tim Burton slammed for comments on new movie's diversity

NEW YORK -- Tim Burton is getting criticized on social media over his explanation on why his new movie's cast is overwhelmingly white.

The major char ...

Top Left: Ted, Bertrand,

Shops, galleries to open for night of art

Gallery Promenade, the Arts Council of SW La.’s annual gallery and museum showcase, returns this Friday, September 30, from 5 - 9 p.m., and this ...

Beauregard Parish fair kicks off Tuesday

The 88th annual Beauregard Parish Fair, the state’s oldest running agricultural celebration, will kick off on Tuesday with a parade th ...


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