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Republicans: House to begin work on health care alternative

By The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The House will vote next week to repeal the health care law Republicans have vowed to undo. They'll also direct work to start on a replacement bill the GOP promised more than four years ago.

The House voted more than 50 times in the past two years to repeal the law in whole or in ...


(AP Photo)

Tech advances lower chance that driver will die in car crash

WASHINGTON — The chances of a driver dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over three years, and nine ca ...


Republicans: House to begin work on health care alternative

WASHINGTON — The House will vote next week to repeal the health care law Republicans have vowed to undo. They'll also direct work to start on a ...

(AP Photo)

Deficit-closing plan from Gov. Jindal delayed until Feb. 20

BATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has pushed back to mid-February the release of its proposal to close a $103 million budget defi ...

Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. (AP Photo)

Senate panel approves Iran sanctions bill

WASHINGTON — A bill that would levy tough new sanctions on Iran if it fails to sign an agreement to curb its nuclear program cleared a Senate co ...

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Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, right, listens during his murder trial as defense attorney Charles Rankin, left, looks on, Thursday in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd, 27, in June 2013. (Associated Press)

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez goes on trial on murder charges

FALL RIVER, Mass. — With his old team

about to play in the Super Bowl, former New England Patriots star Aaron


went on trial on murd ...


Long, strange schedule ahead

With the Southland Conference moving to a nine-game league slate in 2015, the art of scheduling has become much more abstract.

That fact was demonstr ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Simmons hopes one win can right ship

Last season Dave Simmons said his team was lost in a storm.

This year his Cowboys appear to be searching for answers.

It was not supposed to be this ...


NFL players who started young show more thinking problems

BOSTON — NFL veterans who started

playing tackle football before the age of 12 are more likely to have

cognitive difficulties

after their car ...

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“Picasso at the Lapin Agile” cast members are Randy Partin, Gustavo Gutierrez, Kassidy Ortego, Kyle Thorne, Alex Landry, Darby Domingue, Chris Reeves and Rebecca Harris. (Rick Hickman / American Press)<br />

'Picasso at the Lapin Agile' performances start Feb. 4

McNeese State University’s theater department will open its spring season with a production of Steve Martin’s comedy “Picasso

at th ...

Barrel racing, calf roping, bareback bronc riding and bull riding competitions are some of the exciting highlights expected this weekend at the Southwest District Livestock Show and Rodeo. (American Press Archives)

Southwest District Livestock Show and Rodeo tickets on sale today

The 76th annual Southwest District Livestock Show and Rodeo will be Feb. 5-7 at the Burton Coliseum Complex.

Nancy McCluskey, event marketing special ...


Bayou Corne sinkhole to be featured on LPB's 'Nova'

The sinkhole at Bayou Corne will be featured in a scientific look at what causes sinkholes and the destruction they can bring

when “Sinkholes & ...

The turf and surf poboy option comes with deli-quality sliced roast beef and Cajun seasoned shrimp.

Options are endless at Old School Poboys' new location

Do you have friends who can be very

indecisive when it comes to figuring out what they want to eat? Do they

always tell you

it doesn’t matter ...

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