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Anderson takes stand in Duhon, School Board trial

By Johnathan Manning / American Press

Attorneys asked a Calcasieu Parish assistant school superintendent Thursday about why he said in a 2014 deposition that he knew of only two incidents of alleged sexual misconduct involving school employees.

Attorneys Tom Filo and Somer Brown claim there have been 15 allegations of sexual misco ...

News

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High court nixes quick release of health care argument audio

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is saying no to calls for the speedy release of the audio of Wednesday's high-stakes argument about tax subsidies ...

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Flood board to continue appeal in 'Big Oil' lawsuit appeal

NEW ORLEANS — In a close vote, a New Orleans flood protection board has refused to abandon its appeal of the dismissal of a coastal erosion laws ...

President Barack Obama, flanked by former Assistant Attorney General Laurie Robinson, left, and Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey, speaks during a meeting with members of the Task Force on 21st Century Policing, Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP Photo)

Obama: 'Now is the moment' for police to make changes

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says now is the moment for police to make changes that build trust in minority communities.

The president o ...

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Jindal budget links college financing to uncertain proposals

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget hasn't eased concerns that Louisiana's colleges could face steep cuts next year because the propos ...


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Sports

McNeese State head men's basketball coach Dave Simmons. (Associated Press)<br>

Rise of Potier, McNeese bench could spark run

Has McNeese State found a magic Potier for a postseason run?

The unexpected rise of sophomore reserve forward Lance Potier has the Cowboys in a posit ...

After a rough sophomore season where he posted an earned run average over 6.00, McNeese junior starting pitcher Bryce Kingsley has rediscovered his groove so far this season going 2-1 with a 1.80 ERA in three starts. (Kirk Meche / American Press)

McNeese starter Kingsley no stranger to beating setbacks

No stranger to setbacks, or comebacks, Bryce Kingsley wasn’t about to let a little thing like a knee injury stop his dreams of playing baseball.

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Unemployed Bush flames out in Detroit

Reggie Bush was once the toast of New Orleans.

He was the Heisman Trophy-winning running back who rode into town on the back of great expectations.

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Andrew Guillotte slides in safely at home scoring McNeese State’s first run of the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader against Texas-San Antonio. (Rick Hickman / American Press)

Cowboys complete sweep of UTSA

Andrew Guillotte stepped to the plate for the first time Friday struggling with a .229 batting average.

Twenty-seven hours later all was well in his ...


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Scene

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Entries sought for Lake Charles Crawfish Festival art contest

The Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish

Festival is the spiciest event in Southwest Louisiana, and it continues

to grow every year.

Celebrating the clim ...

Performing in Assemblé 2015 are, from left, LCCB principal dancer Jaina Ange, John Ieyoub as The King, and LCCB soloist Abigail Milligan. (Danley Romero / Special to the American Press)<br />
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Assemblé fusion of ballet, music, original choreography

The Lake Charles Civic Ballet will present Assemblé 2015, which combines dance with different musicians and artists from the

Lake Area, in Mar ...

Lisa VanWinkle  portrays Pauline and Jeremy VanWinkle appears as John in a scene for this weekend's performance of " />

'Rejected' has simple, powerful message

First Apostolic Church of Moss Bluff will stage “Rejected,” a gospel drama, at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in the Lake Charles Civic Center&rs ...

Grupo Fantasma won a Grammy Award for its self-produced release, “El Existential.” The Latin genre group will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in McNeese’s F.G. Bulber Auditorium as part of the 23rd Banners series. (Special to the American Press)

Banners is back: Acclaimed program kicks off 23rd season

McNeese State University will open its 23rd Banners series with a preview party 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Isle of Capri.

The series — acclai ...


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