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Solid US jobs report: 295K positions added

By The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — A burst of hiring in February underscored the resilience and confidence of U.S. businesses, which are adding

workers at the fastest pace in 17 years. Yet the strong job gains did little to raise wages last month.

U.S. employers added 295,000 jobs, the 12th

straight monthly gain ...

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Lafourche Parish joins lawsuit for more school money

THIBODAUX — Lafourche teachers could benefit if a Baton Rouge judge rules in favor of local school boards in their lawsuit

against the state.

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Jurors will not hear ex-wife's testimony on surgical tools in Vail murder trial

Jurors in Felix Vail’s murder trial won’t hear testimony from an ex-wife who claims that he had surgical saws and knives in a secret compa ...

Gov. Bobby Jindal has said falling oil prices are mostly to blame for the state’s $1.6 billion shortfall, but the state’s chief financial ...

Felix Vail arrived in Lake Charles on a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office plane late at night on May 17. Vail was charged with second-degree murder in the 1962 death of his wife Mary Horton Vail. (Rick Hickman / American Press)<br>

Jurors will not here ex-wife's testimony on surgical tools in Vail murder trial

Jurors in Felix Vail’s murder trial won’t hear testimony from an ex-wife who claims that he had surgical saws and knives in

a secret comp ...


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Witness: Hernandez DNA matched cigarette butt at crime scene

FALL RIVER, Mass. — A crime lab scientist testifying in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron

Hernandez has testified th ...

By Troy LaFleurtlafleur@americanpress.comWhen the final buzzer sounded in Burton Coliseum Wednesday evening, the town of Lacassine breathed a collecti ...

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Cardinals one win from title

When the final buzzer sounded in Burton Coliseum Wednesday evening, the town of Lacassine breathed a collective sigh of relief.

After their first six ...

Kentucky forward Willie Cauley-Stein (15) slam dunks in the second half  half of an NCAA college basketball game against <span style=LSU in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Kentucky won 71-69. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)" />

LSU seems to like life on bubble

Oh, those darn kids.

They do the dangdest things.

So maybe it’s a sign of youth that LSU’s talented — but young and thin and madde ...


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Last year, hundreds gathered together for a fun-filled day of bowling and raising money for the children of Southwest Louisiana. (Rick Hickman / American Press Archives)

Bowl For Kids' Sake: Bowl a strike, make an impact

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Louisiana will hold its Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Petro

Bowl, 630 Petro Po ...

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A Night to Remember fundraiser to benefit shelter

A City of Refuge, a facility near Vinton that provides shelter and food for homeless veterans, will host its fourth annual

fundraiser, A Night to Rem ...

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Lynn's diverse menu caters to locals

How do you properly eat an order from

Lynn’s Seafood? Don’t scoff at that question. I’m being serious. How do

you strategically

a ...

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Usher, Missy Elliott to perform at Essence Fest 2015

NEW ORLEANS — Grammy Award winning artists Usher and Missy Elliott have been added to the 2015 Essence Festival lineup.

They join Kendrick Lama ...


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