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CIA director apologizes to Senate leaders

By The Associated Press

WASHINGTON  — CIA Director John Brennan apologized to Senate intelligence committee leaders after his inspector general

found that CIA employees acted improperly when the CIA searched Senate computers earlier this year.

Agency spokesman Dean Boyd said in an email to The Associated Press ...


Local and state emergency officials coordinate operations from a makeshift command center Tuesday during a simulated tabletop training exercise in Lake Arthur. (Doris Maricle/American Press)

Jeff Davis Parish tests readiness of emergency responders

LAKE ARTHUR — A call to 911 reporting a pipeline explosion Tuesday near Lake Arthur jump-started a whirlwind of activity for

Jeff Davis Parish ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Grand Chenier fire rating improves

Starting next month, homeowners in the

Grand Chenier area will see cheaper fire insurance premiums because of

the fire district’s

improved pr ...

(Frank DiCesare/American Press)

LNG contractor procurement schedule set

As work on the Cameron LNG

liquefaction-export project draws near, those responsible for hiring its

workers and vendors announced

their procurement ...

(American Press Archives)

State VA chief holds town hall

LEESVILLE — Veterans got the chance to air grievances and get answers from the state’s top Veterans Affairs official during

a town hall m ...

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(American Press Archives)

Former Cowboy to play in German basketball league

Two years ago, Patrick Richard was living the dream. Last year, it was leven de droom. And this winter he’ll be leben den Traum.

That is, of co ...

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NFL sends spineless message

The NFL sent a small message, the fans of the Baltimore Ravens sent a much larger one.

Just days after the league itself barely slapped the hand of R ...

By Alex Hickeyahickey@americanpress.comTwo years ago, Patrick Richard was living the dream. Last year, it was leven de droom. And this winter he’ ...

(Associated Press)

Morgan hopes to validate Saints' faith in him

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Joe Morgan sprinted downfield on an out pattern and caught a deep pass from Drew Brees in stride.

It’s sti ...

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Veronica Woodward

Nursing professor to sign copies of book

Veronica Woodard, Ph.D will be signing copies of her book, “Faculty

Mentoring of Culturally Diverse Nursing Students: It Matters!”

on Fr ...

NBC announced Wednesday that Allison Williams will play the boy who refused to grow up in NBC's new staging of

Allison Williams headed skyward as NBC's Peter Pan

NEW YORK — NBC has picked its Peter Pan: high-flying "Girls" star Allison Williams.

The network announced Wednesday that Williams will play the ...

Chadwick Boseman, left, and Nelsan Ellis in a scene from

Natchez tourism bureau making ‘Get On Up’ tour map

NATCHEZ, Miss. — Natchez officials are developing a tour map to take visitors to locations where the James Brown biopic “Get

On Up” ...

Ian Ziering,as Fin Shepard battles a shark on a New York City subway in a scene from

Review: 'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

NEW YORK — Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower

Manhattan, smack in th ...

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