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GOV. JOHN BEL EDWARDS (mgnonline)

GOV. JOHN BEL EDWARDS (mgnonline)

Attacks on Edwards unceasing

By Jim Beam/American Press

BATON ROUGE — Most public officials enjoy a honeymoon period after their election, but Gov. John Bel Edwards has had no such luck. Republican conservatives have been gunning for him since inauguration day. The GOP hierarchy lost its bid to put U.S. Sen. David Vitter in the governor’s man ...

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CDC urges speed on Zika as House moves to negotiate funding

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. must act more quickly to protect pregnant women from birth defect-causing Zika, a top health official said Thursday even as the ...


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd ...

Trump agrees to debate Sanders; Fox News is 'interested'

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump is welcoming Bernie Sanders' proposal that they meet in a debate but is setting a high price for participating. His conditi ...

New England beachgoers warned: Don't take selfies with seals

BOSTON -- The feds have a warning for beachgoers in New England over Memorial Day weekend: Don't take selfies with the seals.

Federal officials say p ...

Theresa Tillman, left, listens to Sen. Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb, D- Baton Rouge, as  ...

Slain college student's mother leads anti-violence rally

BATON ROUGE -- The mother of one of the two Southern University students killed in a shootout at an off-campus party last month led a rally at the Lou ...


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Sports

In this Feb. 5, 2012, photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reacts a ...

Patriots come to aid of their field general

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots joined the latest “Deflategate” appeal to support Tom Brady on Wednesday, taking sides ...

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James dunks against the Toronto Raptors durin ...

Regain control of series

CLEVELAND — LeBron James scored 23 points then grabbed a seat, Kevin Love scored 25, and the Cleveland Cavaliers unleashed tenacious defense on ...

LSU opens super regional Friday at James Madison

Sixteen teams remain in the NCAA Softball tournament, two of which will represent south Louisiana as No. 14 Louisiana-Lafayette and No. 10 LSU hit the ...

Fontenot silences Demons

SUGAR LAND, Texas — On Wednesday morning, Kaleb Fontenot served Northwestern State nothing but bagels for breakfast.

The senior, possibly makin ...


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Scene

In this May 24, 2016 photo, model Naomi Campbell poses on the observatory of the ...

NBC's 'Red Nose Day Special' promises many stars

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. -- With music by Elton John and Blake Shelton, comedy from Tracy Morgan and appearances by more than 60 other celebrities, the ...

K'jun Boo's at 2860 U.S. 171 N, is a seafood, Southern creole hybrid of a place  ...

K'jun Boo's serves up a unique blend of Southern-inspired fare

The kind of po’boy you order at a restaurant says a lot about you as person.

Are you the type to get just seasoned meat and bread? That could ...

Comedian Carrington to perform twice at L'Auberge Event Center

Comedian and musician Rodney Carrington is coming to Lake Charles this weekend for his “Here Comes the Truth” comedy tour.

Carrington wil ...

Shawn McNeilly as Jacqueline, Frank Cooper as George, Jo Ann Hanks as Suzette an ...

A Block Off Broadway to present 'Don't Dress for Dinner'

JENNINGS — The theater group A Block off Broadway will present the comedy “Don’t Dress for Dinner” at 7 p.m. May 28 and June 4 ...


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