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Money games losing some of their cachet

By Jim Gazzolo / American Press

For the second time in the history of the program, the McNeese football team will play LSU Saturday night.


Jim Steinle, right, father of Kathryn Steinle, answers questions during a news conference on the steps of City Hall Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in San Francisco. Listening in the background is Brad Steinle and Liz Sullivan, the brother and mother of Kathryn Steinle. The parents of the San Francisco woman shot to death by a man being sought for deportation filed legal claims against San Francisco and federal officials in connection with her killing. Kathryn Steinle was shot to death on Pier 14 on July 1 as she walked with her father. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Man at center of immigration debate faces murder trial

SAN FRANCISCO — A judge ruled Friday that a man at the center of the national immigration debate must stand trial on a murder charge in the shoo ...

This Thursday, Aug. 3, 2015 photo made available by the Carter County Detention Center shows Kim Davis. The Rowan County, Ky. clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to comply with the law, ending a two-month standoff. (Carter County Detention Center via AP)

3 gay couples get marriage licenses in Kentucky county

MOREHEAD, Ky. — At least three gay couples received marriage licenses Friday in Rowan County, embracing and celebrating as the defiant clerk sat ...

Abdullah Kurdi, 40, father of Syrian boys Aylan, 3, and Galip, 5, who were washed up drowned on a beach near Turkish resort of Bodrum on Wednesday, waits for the delivery of their bodies outside a morgue in Mugla, Turkey, on Thursday. (Associated Press)

Father of dead boys: 'All I want is to be with my children'

ANKARA, Turkey — He is one among many,

far too many. But the plight of one boy, washed up like a piece of

debris on a

Turkish beach, has focu ...

(American Press Archives)

SCT&E makes LNG deal

Southern California Telephone and Energy LNG officials on Wednesday signed another nonbinding memorandum of understanding

to sell liquefied natural g ...

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Sam Houston pitcher Tanner Wright. (Kirk Meche / Special to the American Press)

Sam Houston's Wright commits to SE Louisiana

Sam Houston senior softball pitcher Tanner Wright pledged her commitment on Monday to play at Southeastern Louisiana University.

The commitment makes ...

Senior quarterback Daniel Sams leaps over a defender during McNeese State’s first scrimmage of August training camp Saturday in Cowboy Stadium. (Rick Hickman / American Press0

Two Cowboys with something to prove

Everyone taking the field for McNeese State on Saturday night has something to prove against big brother LSU — particularly

those who grew up i ...

Barbe's Koko Daniels goes for the kill against St. Louis' Kara Kramer during their season-opener match Tuesday at Barbe High School. (Rick Hickman / American Press)

Taller Bucs wear down St. Louis, beat Saints in straight sets

Barbe used its superior height and hitting to sweep St. Louis Tuesday in the season-opening match for both teams.

The Bucs won 25-20, 25-20 and 25-19 ...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady leaves federal court Monday in New York. (Associated Press)

Judge sides with Brady on 'Deflategate,' NFL appeals

NEW YORK — Tom Brady learned Thursday

he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's


suspension of the sta ...

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“Marilyn Monroe” by Andy Warhol

Works by Warhol, Pollock part of Historic City Hall exhibit

“An Adventure in the Arts” — an exhibit

featuring more than 70 works of art from the permanent collection at

Guild Hall Museum

in ...

A Block Off Broadway Community Theater in Jennings will present Bobby Page and the Swamp Pop Express in concert Dec. 12. (Special to the American Press)<br />

Fall arts preview: A Block off of Broadway

JENNINGS — A Block Off Broadway Community Theatre and A Chip Off the Old Block Children and Youth Theatre will kick off their

22nd season with ...

(Special to the American Press)

Fall arts preview: LC Symphony

The Lake Charles Symphony will begin its 2015-2016 classical concert series with a performance at 3 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Rosa

Hart Theater.

Ryo Kanek ...

The Tabasco Plant at Avery Island is among this year's McNeese SAGE Series offerings. (Special to the American Press)

Fall arts preview: McNeese SAGE series

May Gray is encouraging Southwest Louisiana residents to spice up their lives with SAGE.

The McNeese State University Leisure Learning coordinator, w ...

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