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Recounts 'grasping at straws'

By Jim Beam/American Press

Election officials across this country generally agree the recount of votes in the Nov. 8 presidential election in three states is a complete waste of time and money. The New Yorker magazine calls it “The Recount to Nowhere” in a Monday piece by Amy Davidson. “The sole item it may ...

News

New book to highlight New Orleans role ahead of 300th

NEW ORLEANS -- A new book timed to the 300th anniversary of the founding of New Orleans is set to be published next year.

The New Orleans Convention ...

This photo provided by Heritage Auctions shows Thomas A. Edison: Keys to His Men ...

Keys, lightbulbs tied to Thomas Edison go up for auction

TRENTON, N.J. -- Keys to the New Jersey lab where Thomas Edison invented the phonograph are up for auction in Dallas, along with some of the lightbulb ...

Samuel Santaella, 23, from the Queens borough of New York, speaks during an inte ...

As transit fares soar, NYC advocates push for discounts

NEW YORK -- For most New Yorkers, subways and buses are necessities of city living that fall right behind food, clothing and shelter. But with the pri ...

Friendly moose befriends 2 cows on Vermont farm

SHELDON, Vt.  -- A Vermont couple has chased off a moose that appeared to be bonding with their two cows on a Sheldon farm because they didn't wa ...


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Sports

Hamilton Christian's Jordan Vance works the low post while guarded by Landry Wal ...

Moral victory for Hamilton: Warriors display toughness

The scoreboard showed a Hamilton Christian loss to Landry-Walker in the second round of the Hamilton/Showdown in the Lake tournament, but Warriors hea ...

McNeese Notebook: Friendship put aside for rivalry

McNeese State guard Kalob Ledoux offers only a chuckle when asked whether today’s 1 p.m. game against Louisiana-Lafayette carries any extra mean ...

Starting quarterback Grant Ashcraft pulls the ball down and runs for a gain as E ...

McNeese secures verbal commitment to fund new artificial turf inside Cowboy Stadium

McNeese State has secured a verbal commitment from a private donor to fund the replacement of the 9 ½ year old artificial turf inside Cowboy ...

Cowboy's James Harvey shoots over Bear's Jake Zuilhof during the 1st half of the ...

Still adapting to a new offense, McNeese looks to up assist numbers

Kalob Ledoux is taken aback when told the statistic.

“Bruh,” the freshman says with incredulity, “that’s crazy. That’ ...


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Scene

More than cookie sellers, Girl Scouts enter music industry

NEW YORK -- The Girl Scouts of the USA are used to making you smile with sweet cookies, but now they're hoping to soothe your ears with sweet music.

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Light up the Lake parade and fireworks canceled

Despite the area's forecasted rainy weather, Light up the Lake activities scheduled for Saturday will continue as scheduled except for the street and ...

This CD cover image released by Atlantic Records shows

New 'Hamilton' CD features songs by Alicia Keys, Sia, Usher

NEW YORK -- The Broadway megahit "Hamilton" has already spawned a best-selling cast album, a PBS documentary and a book about its creation. Now it's s ...

The Orange Chicken lunch special came served with an egg roll, rice and the choi ...

Bluefish: A new take on a familiar and memorable favorite

I remember Sunday afternoons as a kid fondly.

We’d stumble out of church, sleepy and content. I’d hold my brother’s hand as we walk ...


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