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Record number of TOPS-eligible scores

By Kara Carrier / American Press

Three analyses of Louisiana students’ 2014 ACT results, which were released today by the state Department of Education, show

a record number of students earned TOPS-eligible scores.

During a media teleconference Tuesday,

State Superintendent of Education John White said the department

rele ...



BPPJ holds emergency meeting on late audit

DERIDDER — The Beauregard Parish Police Jury held an emergency meeting Tuesday to seek answers on the lateness of a required

annual audit of it ...

(Special to the American Press)

Comment period begins for Magnolia's pipeline plan

Federal regulators recently began the public scoping period on Kinder Morgan’s plans to feed natural gas to Magnolia LNG’s

proposed plant ...

(Google Earth)

Group wants restoration of TeBo Point

If a coastal protection group can convince the state to restore TeBo Point in Cameron, construction could begin as early as

next year.

Chad Courvill ...


Man pleads guilty in wife's shooting death

A Longville man pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of his wife and was sentenced to 40 years in prison.

Randal J. Langley, 52, was charged w ...

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(Associated Press)

Ingram's incentive

By The Associated Press

METAIRIE — New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram isn’t letting a humbling start to his pro career lower his ...

(Associated Press)

Huskers' Fyfe eyes scholarship

By The Associated Press

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska’s Ryker Fyfe has turned his frustration over being a walk-on into positive energy.

To t ...


New stadium, conference for Tulane

It’s a whole new game at Tulane.

The Green Wave have moved to a new conference and will have a new on-campus home stadium this fall.

Tulane le ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Yellow Jackets go to spread attack

Any team looking to make it to the big game in Louisiana high school football needs a strong start and a strong finish.

The Iowa Yellow Jackets prove ...

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(Justin B. Phillips/American Press)

A taste of the East


of Our Lives” played on the television in the dining area of Yank Sing

Chinese Restaurant. The words spoken by late

cast member M ...

Robin Williams, left, and his daughter, Zelda, attend the premiere of

Daughter of Robin Williams faced online abuse

NEW YORK — Robin Williams' daughter has abandoned her online social media accounts in disgust following what she called

"cruel and unnecessary" ...

Josh Ledet. (Michelle Higginbotham / American Press)<br>

'Lake Charles Idol' tryouts Tuesday

KVHP-TV will present “Lake Charles Idol” — a preliminary competition for the “American Idol” auditions — 4-7 p.m. ...

Special to the American Press

The Molly Ringwalds to perform at L'Auberge

The Molly Ringwalds are coming back to L’Auberge to play during Liquid Society’s Party by the Pool summer concert series.

The Molly Ringw ...

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