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Oil glut, low prices dampen exports

By Emily Fontenot / American Press

Merchandise exports out of the Lake Charles area in 2015 totaled about $4.3 billion — a 22 percent decrease from the previous year, according to a recent report by U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. Erin Butler, director of U.S. Commercial Service-New Orlea ...

News

Workers are busy making preparations for a new high-definition video board in Co ...

Three juveniles detained following another break-in at McNeese's Cowboy Stadium

Three male juveniles — two 12-year-olds and a 10-year-old — were detained for trespassing inside the Jack V. Doland Field House prior to ...

In this Jan. 15, 2007 photo, Brad Pitt, and actress Angelina Jolie arrive for th ...

Deal will allow Pitt visitation with children

LOS ANGELES -- Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt have reached a temporary custody agreement that will allow the actor to visit with his six children, ...

President Barack Obama, with first lady Michelle Obama and Olympic gold medal gy ...

Lawmaker: Olympic tax bill popular but 'bad policy'

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Olympic medal winners will soon get a tax break. But not everyone thinks getting rid of the so-called victory tax is a good idea.

...

Gov. John Bel Edwards (MGNonline)

Louisiana governor sues AG over anti-discrimination clause

BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says he's suing the state attorney general over his rejection of contracts with an anti-discrimination ...


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Sports

(Kirk Meche / Special to the American Press)

Elton fights back to defeat Hamilton Christian, 29-19

After starting the season 0-4 and giving up two first-half touchdowns against Hamilton Christian on Friday night, it seemed

as though Elton’s f ...

(Roddie Johnson / Special to the American Press)

South Beauregard dominates Vinton, 38-16

LONGVILLE ­— After misfiring on their first two possessions, the South Beauregard Golden Knights dominated the Vinton Lions

38-16 for a homecom ...

(Rick Hickman / American Press)

Barbe has convincing 33-14 victory at New Iberia

NEW IBERIA ­— Barbe bounced back from last week’s district-opening loss with a convincing 33-14 victory at New Iberia on Friday

night.

T ...

Acadiana beats Sulphur's Dominique Skinner to the end zone to put the Rams up 20 ...

Streak over: Errant snap costs Tors chance to tie Acadiana

SULPHUR — The last Sulphur mistake proved fatal, as an errant snap cost the Tors a chance to tie Acadiana in the final minute

of a 35-28 Rams w ...


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Scene

Red Power Ranger Ricardo Medina. (MGNonline)

Former 'Power Rangers' actor pleads not guilty to murder

LANCASTER, Calif. — A former "Power Rangers" actor charged with stabbing his California roommate to death with a sword

has pleaded not guilty t ...

(Warner Bros / MGNonline)

'Wonder Woman' comics writer reveals character is gay

The writer of the reborn "Wonder Woman" comics has revealed that the character is gay.

Greg Rucka tells Comicosity that since Wonder Woman comes from ...

Tim Burton slammed for comments on new movie's diversity

NEW YORK -- Tim Burton is getting criticized on social media over his explanation on why his new movie's cast is overwhelmingly white.

The major char ...

Top Left: Ted, Bertrand,

Shops, galleries to open for night of art

Gallery Promenade, the Arts Council of SW La.’s annual gallery and museum showcase, returns this Friday, September 30, from 5 - 9 p.m., and this ...


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