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Louisiana Legislature

Budget crisis is annual affair

By Jim Beam/American Press

The Louisiana state budget situation is

so bad, Gov. Bobby Jindal and members of the Legislature should be

charged with malfeasance.

The governor comes up with a budget proposal every February,

legislators play with it around the edges during their sessions

and it ends up pretty much the way th ...


(AP Photo)

US company outlooks worry investors, sending stocks lower

U.S. stocks slumped Tuesday after some of the market's largest companies reported disappointing earnings, taking investors on a turbulent ride that de ...

(AP Photo)

Operator of errant drone works for intel agency

WASHINGTON — The man who has acknowledged flying a drone onto the White House grounds works for a U.S. intelligence agency.

The National Geospa ...

(AP Photo)

Judge refuses to toss Perry case on constitutional grounds

AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas judge has refused to throw out a felony abuse-of-power case against former Gov. Rick Perry on constitutional grounds, ru ...

(American Press Archives)

McNeese braces for possible cuts

To help balance the state budget, drastic cuts to higher education funding — possibly up to $380 million — will likely be the main topic d ...

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Darren Sharper is a retired football safety who played in the NFL for 14 seasons. (MGNonline)

Hearing for former NFL star Darren Sharper set for Feb. 17

LOS ANGELES  — A preliminary hearing for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped

two women he met at ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Lagrange trying to keep up with W-M

The LaGrange boys and girls will try to protect home court and remain near the top of the District 4-4A standings when they

host Washington-Marion to ...


Deflategate: Flat footballs won't take air out of game

As if the Super Bowl needed any more hype.

It is the biggest game of each year, with millions of viewers tuning in for the pregame, halftime and comm ...

(AP Photo)

Border Protection lends a hand for Super Bowl security

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Black Hawk helicopters and truck-sized X-ray machines that are typically deployed along the U.S.-Mexico border have been broug ...

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Barrel racing, calf roping, bareback bronc riding and bull riding competitions are some of the exciting highlights expected this weekend at the Southwest District Livestock Show and Rodeo. (American Press Archives)

Southwest District Livestock Show and Rodeo tickets on sale today

The 76th annual Southwest District Livestock Show and Rodeo will be Feb. 5-7 at the Burton Coliseum Complex.

Nancy McCluskey, event marketing special ...


Bayou Corne sinkhole to be featured on LPB's 'Nova'

The sinkhole at Bayou Corne will be featured in a scientific look at what causes sinkholes and the destruction they can bring

when “Sinkholes & ...

The turf and surf poboy option comes with deli-quality sliced roast beef and Cajun seasoned shrimp.

Options are endless at Old School Poboys' new location

Do you have friends who can be very

indecisive when it comes to figuring out what they want to eat? Do they

always tell you

it doesn’t matter ...


Patron's Art Show to showcase new artists

New and upcoming artists will have a chance to feature their work during Stellar Beans Coffee House and Edibles’s third annual Patrons’ Ar ...

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