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Louisiana governor's business tax planned for Monday debate

By The Associated Press

BATON ROUGE -- Gov. John Bel Edwards' centerpiece business tax proposal, estimated to raise more than $416 million a year in new tax revenue, is getting its first legislative hearing. And the House Ways and Means review of the bill, scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, could be the last debate the gros ...

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Louisiana governor's business tax planned for Monday debate

BATON ROUGE -- Gov. John Bel Edwards' centerpiece business tax proposal, estimated to raise more than $416 million a year in new tax revenue, is getti ...

Justices turn away GM appeal over ignition switches

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switc ...

Randy Ball (Special to American Press) 

Meet the Pilots: Pilot to demonstrate Russian MiG fighter

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories planned this week featuring the performers of the Chennault International Airshow.

Ran ...

Taekwondo leader celebrates anniversary with scholarships to city departments

Grandmaster John Choi, owner of Master Choi Tae Kwon Do Institute, commemorated his school’s 40th anniversary Saturday by awarding scholarships ...


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Sports

Cowboys claim rare road series win against NSU

NATCHITOCHES — McNeese scored three runs in the top of the ninth then a game-saving play at home from the arm of right fielder Jacob Stracner in ...

Barbe’s Peyton Doumite touches the base for the out as Sulphur’s And ...

Road to Sulphur: LHSAA releases pairings for baseball playoffs

With the expended playoff system, 34 local teams earned playoff spots on Sunday when the LHSAA released all 12 playoff brackets.

Southwest Louisiana ...

A view of McNeese State University around 1970. Ryan Street is at bottom right.  ...

150th anniversary: McNeese vital to area's economic development

When McNeese State University was first established in 1939 with a class of 140 students, it was called Lake Charles Junior

College, a division of Lo ...

The Bucs' Antonio Gauthier is tagged out by Sam Houston catcher Silas Ardoin as  ...

One run all Barbe needs for title share

The top-five matchup between No. 2 Barbe and No. 3 Sam Houston on Thursday didn’t disappoint the sellout crowd at Barbe High

School.

The game ...


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Scene

Couples hit the dance floor at the 28th annual Cajun Music & Food Festival a ...

150th anniversary: Lake Charles 'Festival Capital of the State'

Festivals have always been a part of Louisiana, and Lake Charles is certainly no exception.

Nicknamed “Festival Capital of the State,” th ...

Cuba Gooding Sr. lead vocalist of the legendary r&b/pop group The Main Ingre ...

Singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in car in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Cuba Gooding Sr., who sang the 1972 hit "Everybody Plays the Fool," has died.

Authorities say the 72-year-old singer and father o ...

Glad Tidings Church will host a car and truck show 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Ap ...

Glad Tidings revs up for annual car and truck show

Glad Tidings Church will host a car and truck show 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 22.

The third annual event has become a labor of love for event ...

ACTS Theater will perform

ACTS Theatre presents musical 'lovingly ripped off' from 'Holy Grail' movie

ACTS Theatre will bring its 50th season to a close with the Tony Award-winning musical “Monty Python’s Spamalot” based on

the cult ...


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