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Obits published Thursday, November 26, 2015

Charles J. Boyer Sr., 81, Lakeside Funeral Home. Lucille Daniel, 84, Combre Funeral Home. Ella Francis, 87, Combre Funeral Home. George Guillory, 76, Combre Fuenral Home. Priscilla Anne Ryder Gragg, 76, Johnson Funeral Home. Julius Guillory, 41, Johnson Funeral Home. Donald W. Keller Sr., 82, John ...


In this Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, file photo, activists hold signs containing the image of Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli in front the building that houses Turing's offices, in New York, during a protest highlighting pharmaceutical drug pricing. After weeks of criticism from patients, doctors and even other drugmakers for hiking a life-saving medicine's price more than fiftyfold, Turing Pharmaceuticals is reneging on its pledge to cut the $750-per-pill price. But a competitor's 99-cent capsule version is selling well. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Turing reneges on drug price cut, rival's version sells well

TRENTON, N.J. — After weeks of criticism from patients, doctors and other drugmakers for hiking a life-saving medicine's price more than fifty-f ...

California demands fixes for 16,000 more VW cars

LOS ANGELES — California air quality regulators on Wednesday demanded a recall of up to 16,000 additional Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche diesels a ...

In this Oct. 21, 2015 file photo, Leano Ramos, the brother of artist Antonio Ramos, speaks at an unveiling for a mural that his brother worked on in Oakland, Calif. A person of interest in the slaying of the Ramos, who was shot to death while working on the community mural in a freeway underpass is in custody, authorities said Monday. Nov. 23, 2015. (Anda Chu(/The Contra Costa Times via AP)<br>

Police: Gun stolen from US agent used to kill Oakland artist

SAN FRANCISCO — A gun used to kill a Northern California artist as he worked on an anti-violence mural was stolen from a federal agent, official ...

Man convicted of killing wife; posted Facebook photo of body

MIAMI — A Florida man who killed his wife and posted a photo of the bloody corpse on Facebook was convicted Wednesday of second-degree murder af ...

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In this Nov. 28, 2013, file photo, Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen carries the Egg Bowl trophy after his team beat Mississippi 17-10 in overtime in an NCAA college football game, in Starkville, Miss. For the second straight year and just the sixth time in the rivalry's history, No. 19 Mississippi and No. 23 Mississippi State will both be nationally ranked for the Egg Bowl. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi St QB Prescott gets 1 more chance at Egg Bowl

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Dak Prescott is already the owner of 38 Mississippi State records and 22 victories as the starting quarterback during a supe ...

Oklahoma up to 3rd, Iowa 4th in playoff rankings; ND to 6th

Oklahoma moved into third and Iowa was fourth in the new College Football Playoff rankings as Notre Dame slipped to No. 6.

Clemson and Alabama remain ...

In this Nov. 15, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) plays during an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, in Pittsburgh. Browns coach Mike Pettine says he's disappointed with Manziel's off-field behavior and may bench the quarterback. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Johnny Manziel benched by Browns for off-field behavior

BEREA, Ohio — Dropped from starter to third-stringer — without playing a game.

Johnny Manziel partied his way out of the lineup during Cl ...

McNeese teams back in action

Dillard University probably did not jump off the page as McNeese State’s most important game of the season when the schedule was released, but t ...

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This photo provided by AMC shows, Norman Reedus, left, as Daryl Dixon and Liz E. Morgan as Tina, in a scene from season 6 of the television series,

There's a holiday gift for any fan

LOS ANGELES — In this oft-proclaimed golden age of television, the goods are as impressive as the shows themselves, and just as legion. The beda ...

An attorney for Stamos entered a no contest plea on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, to a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence of a drug filed after the actor's arrest in Beverly Hills in June. A Los Angeles judge sentenced Stamos to three years on probation and attend 52 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

John Stamos pleads no contest to DUI

LOS ANGELES — John Stamos was sentenced to three years of probation Tuesday after he pleaded no contest to driving under the influence of a drug ...

In this May 14, 2014 photo, Sherri Shepherd attends

Court: Sherri Shepherd can't get out of surrogacy contract

PHILADELPHIA-- A Pennsylvania appeals court has declared Sherri Shepherd legally responsible for a child born to a surrogate before she and her ex-hus ...

Adele Mailer dead at age 90

NEW YORK -- Adele Morales Mailer, an actress and artist who studied under Lee Strasberg and Hans Hoffman, but found unwanted fame as the stabbing vict ...

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