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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during an event at the Metropolitan University in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. (AP Photo)

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during an event at the Metropolitan University in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. (AP Photo)

The bilingual Bush in Puerto Rico

By The Associated Press

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Jeb Bush confronted one of the Republican Party's touchiest debates head-on Tuesday, telling Puerto Ricans that conservatives should be proud that America is "an immigrant nation" and value the contribution immigrants make to the country.

The former Florida governor an ...

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during an event at the Metropolitan University in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. (AP Photo)

The bilingual Bush in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Jeb Bush confronted one of the Republican Party's touchiest debates head-on Tuesday, telling Puerto Ricans that conserva ...

President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe walk to the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, for a joint news conference. (AP Photo)

Obama says US, Japan can overcome tough politics on trade

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the politics surrounding trade talks are difficult in both Japan and the U.S. but that he's confident a ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Local storms wreak havoc

Heavy rains and severe winds wreaked havoc on Southwest Louisiana for the third time in four days, causing damage and frail

nerves Monday morning.

...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Boustany: Private property not meant to be part of study

Portions of a Southwest Louisiana

coastline study that suggested that some Cameron and Vermilion parish

homes subject to frequent

flooding be eleva ...


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Sports

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Sulphur, Barbe, Sam Houston open playoffs

To say the 2015 high school baseball season has been a prosperous one might be an understatement in Southwest Louisiana.

Local baseball teams excelle ...

(Associated Press)

LSU weathers Aggie storm, stays No. 1

LSU dodged the weather to take two of three games against Texas A&M last weekend to keep its No. 1 national rankings intact.

The Tigers’ Al ...

(MGNonline)

Big fight could be boxing's last stand

It’s the next fight of the century, a titanic brawl that has been years in the making.

Too bad it didn’t happen years ago, when both figh ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Sulphur earns Class 5A's top seed in playoffs

After biding its time, Sulphur finally has its day in the sun.

The Golden Tors, who won the District 3-5A championship, were rewarded Sunday with th ...


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The McNeese State University Steel Band, left, is set to perform for the An Evening with MusicMakers concert May 3. (Special to the American Press)

An Evening with MusicMakers concert May 3

Local students who received donated musical instruments through a local nonprofit organization will perform for the public

during the second annual A ...

A roadside colony with herons, ibis, spoonbills, anhinga and grackles. (Special to the American Press)

Shorebird Extravaganza kicks off April 29

JENNINGS — Bird watchers and outdoor enthusiasts will have a chance to take advantage of Southwest Louisiana’s spring birding opportunitie ...

(Doris Maricle / American Press)

Color your world at Lake Arthur's Art in the Park

LAKE ARTHUR — The third annual Art in the Park returns Saturday to Lake Arthur Park.

The annual event transforms the

downtown waterfront park ...

The Masterworks Chorale of the Louisiana Choral Foundation rehearse for their upcoming “Revolution” performance. (Rick Hickman / American Press)

'Revolution' relived: Concert celebrates 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War

To mark the 150th anniversary of the

Civil War ending, the Masterworks Chorale of the Louisiana Choral

Foundation is presenting

a concert “Re ...


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