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Sunday, July 24, 2016
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State senators need to police their ranks

By The American Press

Members of the Louisiana Senate need to seriously consider the removal of Sen. Troy Brown, D-Geismar, from their ranks after his second round of domestic violence charges. Brown has been involved in two domestic abuse cases over the last nine months, but he apparently has no plans to resign. The sen ...

News

Luncheon to recognize Vietnam War vets planned

The Daughters of the American Revolution Kisatchie Chapter is looking for Vietnam War veterans, who will be recognized at a luncheon in November.

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A wildfire burns in Canyon Country on Friday, July 22, 2016. A wildfire north of ...

California fires threaten thousands of homes; 1 body found

LOS ANGELES -- Thousands of homes remained evacuated Sunday as two massive wildfires raged in tinder-dry California hills and canyons, and authorities ...

President Barack Obama speaks to law enforcement officers from around the countr ...

Obama: Trump's NATO comments show 'lack of preparedness'

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says that GOP nominee Donald Trump's recent suggestion that the U.S. might not come to the defense of NATO allies ...

A look at some oyster restoration programs around the US

Efforts to restore or expand oyster colonies are underway around the coastal U.S. A look at some of them:

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ALABAMA: 1,100 acres of oyster reefs ...


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Sports

A robin shown photographed on Friday in Southwest Louisiana. 

Drop in hummingbirds, rise in robins

Some area bird watchers have voiced concern about hummingbirds and robins.

Those who have had hummingbirds in their backyard with frequency are notin ...

Oklahoma State University athletic director Mike Holder speaks during a news con ...

OSU officials: Coger died after 40-minute outdoor workout

STILLWATER, Okla. -- Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather, u ...

McNeese says goodbye to a legend

Rare is the coach who still commands the affection of his athletes after pulling out a shotgun — more on that one later — but such was the ...

Nine Cowboys named to SLC team

It’s the first sign that summer is bound to end at some point.

The Southland Conference announced its 2016 preseason football all-conference te ...


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Scene

Martha Guzman screams as she tries to pose for a photo with zombies at

'Fear the Walking Dead' introduces new cast member

SAN DIEGO -- The newest cast member of "The Walking Dead" spin-off was introduced to the zombie drama franchise in an overwhelming way.

Danay Garcia ...

Hackett's Cajun Kitchen is located at 5614 Gerstner Memorial Blvd., and just so  ...

Hackett's remains a regional favorite

Remember the old Sunny Delight commercials where the kids run home and dig through the refrigerator looking for something to drink? Containers of oran ...

Two new exhibits open at Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center

Two new exhibitions are on display at Historic City Hall to intrigue and perplex the mind from now until Oct. 1: “Modern Twist: Contemporary Jap ...

Tupper Museum seeking Jennings High memorabilia

JENNINGS — The Tupper Museum is seeking Jennings High School memorabilia for “Bulldog Palooza,” an upcoming exhibit.

The exhibit, w ...


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