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President Barack Obama speaks at Taylor Stratton Elementary School in Nashville, Tenn., Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (AP Photo)

President Barack Obama speaks at Taylor Stratton Elementary School in Nashville, Tenn., Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (AP Photo)

After court ruling, Obama says more to do on health care

By The Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — President Barack Obama says he wants to refocus on improving health care quality, expanding access and rooting out waste now that the Supreme Court has upheld a key element of his health care law.

Obama is touting the Affordable Care Act at an elementary school in Nashville ...

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President Barack Obama speaks at Taylor Stratton Elementary School in Nashville, Tenn., Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (AP Photo)

After court ruling, Obama says more to do on health care

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — President Barack Obama says he wants to refocus on improving health care quality, expanding access and rooting out waste now ...

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Britney Spears tickets used to attract donors for Edwards

BATON ROUGE — Donate baby one more time?

One of Louisiana's candidates for governor is trying to draw campaign donors with a Britney Spears tic ...

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Lawsuit challenges utility tax change used to balance budget

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Chemical Association has filed a lawsuit challenging one of the tax changes recently enacted by state lawmakers to b ...

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US probing possible airline collusion to keep fares high

WASHINGTON — A document obtained by The Associated Press shows the Justice Department is investigating whether airlines are colluding to grow at ...


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Sports

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July bereft of meaningful sports news

Welcome to July.

It figures to be a long month.

Much longer than the 31 hot, humid and somewhat endless days that the calendar prescribes.

It is de ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Lloyd takes Cowboys volunteer job

Four years at McNeese weren’t enough for Connor Lloyd, though it certainly isn’t because he is on the Bluto Blutarsky or Tommy

Callahan e ...

By Scooter Hobbsshobbs@americanpress.comThree strikes apparently were enough for LSU defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao.LSU head coach Les Miles anno ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Golden Nugget's first foray into MMA a success

The Golden Nugget Casino made its first foray into the world of mixed martial arts on Friday and the turnout was about as

good as they could have ask ...


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Scene

The Lake Charles Symphony will present

LC Symphony to present 'Cirque de la Symphonie'

The Lake Charles Symphony, in

partnership with First Federal Bank of Louisiana, will present their

2015 Summer Pops production

entitled Cirque de l ...

Children enjoy fresh watermelon juice from a Sugartown melon, the fruit that serves as the centerpiece for the annual Beauregard Watermelon Festival. (Special to the American Press)

Watermelon Fest opens gates today

The signs of summer are everywhere, and for Beauregard Parish residents there is no better way to celebrate the season than with an entire festival de ...

Jarek and Darek perform a strength and hand-balancing act in Cirque de la Symphonie. (American Press Archives)

Civic Center to host summer pops

The Lake Charles Symphony, in partnership with First Federal Bank of Louisiana, will present their 2015 Summer Pops production entitled Cirque de la S ...

(American Press Archives)

Red, White, Blue & You Patriot's Ball June 27

The Mayor’s Armed Forces Commission along with Mayor Randy Roach will host the Ninth Annual Red, White, Blue, and You Patriot’s

Ball on S ...


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