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Crime

83-year-old left tied up after burglary

By Marilyn Monroe / American Press

Three Texas people connected to the Monday burglary of a Starks home, where an 83-year-old man was left tied up for hours, are in custody, authorities said. On Tuesday, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso said a Meals on Wheels employee delivering to a Samuel Johnson Road home Monday morning encou ...

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Sports

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Scene

Gene Soucy rides on the wing of a modified Grumman Ag Cat purchases from a Welsh ...

High Flying Birds: Chennault International Airshow takes to skies this weekend

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