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Christmas events begin

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Christmas lights are starting to go up around Southwest Louisiana and, with December arriving on Tuesday celebrations are ready to begin in earnest. Soon holiday parties will begin, people will start mailing their greeting cards and fireworks will light up the lake. If you’re looking for fun, ...


In this Sept. 25, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks during the Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council Action, in Washington. Some leading Republican presidential candidates seem to view Muslims as fair game for increasingly harsh words they might not dare use against any other group for fear of the political cost. So far, that strategy is winning support from conservatives influential in picking the nominee. Huckabee said,

GOP rhetoric on Muslims seen as having little cost

Some leading Republican presidential candidates seem to view Muslims as fair game for increasingly harsh words they might use with more caution agains ...

Dallas Fire Department members prepare to put their boat away after rescuing a driver that was stranded after their vehicle was swept by the flood water in Seagoville, Texas, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. A slow-moving wintry storm system that has been blamed for more than a dozen deaths began moving eastward out of Texas on Saturday. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News via AP)<br>

Storm lingering in southern Plains; more flooding possible

DALLAS — A deadly storm that has caused flooding and coated parts of the southern Plains in ice during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend dumped m ...

Making Sparks: Sisters optimistic about welding career opportunities

“We were always outside. We were tomboys, both of us,” Megan Richmond recalled. “We were always together. We have a younger brother, ...

Museum recalls 1985 heist

TUCSON, Ariz. — An empty wooden frame once occupied by Willem de Kooning’s “Woman-Ochre” sits at the center of a gallery at th ...

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More of Les: By the way, LSU beats Texas A&M

BATON ROUGE — Les Miles lives.

Reports of his demise as the LSU head football coach were greatly exaggerated.

Or were they? Who knows now?

Th ...

Bearkats to meet McNeese

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — Jeremiah Briscoe came off the bench to throw for 211 yards, including the winning 55-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quart ...

Texans go for fourth straight

HOUSTON — With 681⁄2 career sacks J.J. Watt certainly doesn’t remember the details of every single one.

That’s not the case w ...

Outcry helps Miles keep his job

BATON ROUGE — How Les Miles was that?

What happened Saturday night made all those quirky gambles and twists of fate seem like child’s pla ...

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Lohan's step mom arrested

NEW ORLEANS — A coast-to-coast flight was diverted to New Orleans to remove actress Lindsay Lohan’s stepmother, authorities said Saturday.


Feel festive, stay frugal with vine values under $15

All we really want for Christmas? Help mastering the sweet spot of gifting wine during the holidays.

We don’t want to spend too much. We don&rs ...

Author takes to Twitter to talk shop

LONDON — Harry Potter readers have long wanted to know: Why did the boy wizard choose to honor Severus Snape — a teacher who had been so m ...

In this Feb. 24, 2013 file photo, singer Adele arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Adele's new album

Adele's '25' officially sets new first-week sales record

NEW YORK (AP) — In just days, Adele's "25" has officially set a new first-week sales record, moving 2.433 million albums since its release Frida ...

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