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Indorama discusses plans for idle plant

By Heather Regan White / American Press

SULPHUR — Indorama Ventures officials on Thursday held an open house at the West Cal Event Center to discuss their plans for a $175 million revamp of the OxyChem facility on La. 108 South. The facility, which sits on 250 acres in Carlyss, has been idle since 2001. “Our plans are to take ...

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FILE - In this April 28, 2016 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the B ...

Obama announces new steps to curb gun violence

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that "smart guns" ...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the California Republic ...

Trump makes case to GOP insiders amid chaotic protest scene

BURLINGAME, Calif. -- Donald Trump, the outsider, made his case to California's Republican establishment on Friday as protesters clashed with police.

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Hawaii awards licenses for medical pot but not to actor

HONOLULU -- Hawaii has awarded eight licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries — but not to Woody Harrelson.

The actor was among nearly 60 Ha ...

Colorado woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from womb

BOULDER, Colo. -- A judge on Friday sentenced a Colorado woman to 100 years in prison for cutting a nearly 8-month-old fetus from a stranger's womb.

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Sports

The St. Louis Catholic girls tennis team captured the Division III state champio ...

St. Louis girls win state tennis title

Led by their doubles crews, the St. Louis Catholic girls tennis team captured the Division III state championship Friday in Monroe.

The Lady Saints o ...

Cowgirls, Cardinals vying for SLC title

McNeese State’s rivalry with Lamar has not had as long to marinate in softball as it has in other sports with the Cardinals starting their progr ...

St. Louis' Collin Kramer slides safely into home plat as Jenning's pitcher Kamra ...

Fontenot shuts out Jennings

St. Louis took a one-game advantage in its second-round series with Jennings in dominant fashion as it used an early rally to rout the Bulldogs 8-0 Th ...

Cowboys visit Colonels

The McNeese State baseball team will visit Nicholls State for a three-game Southland Conference series beginning tonight in Thibodaux.

McNeese (23-15 ...


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Scene

Obamas, Bidens to kick off USO comedy show next week

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are joining their wives next week for a USO comedy show in observance of Military Ap ...

Golden Nugget to feature Creedence Clearwater Revisited

After more than 20 years together, Creedence Clearwater Revisited drummer Doug “Cosmo” Clifford said the group has figured out a formula f ...

Spring Art Walk set for Friday

The Arts Council of Southwest Louisiana will hold its annual Spring Art Walk 5-9 p.m. Friday, April 29, in downtown Lake Charles.

“Nineteen dow ...

Morgan Allain's The Inkling Girl (Special to American Press)

Portraits by Louisiana artist on display at Central School

Art Associates of Lake Charles will present Louisiana native Morgan Allain’s “Muses: A Study in Female Portraiture” through May 27 i ...


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