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LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander (Special to the American Press)<br>

LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander (Special to the American Press)

LSU president telling higher education story

F. King Alexander, LSU’s president and chancellor, is emerging as one of higher education’s most effective advocates. Although

he is a relative newcomer to Louisiana politics, Alexander has a firm grasp of the monumental problems facing the state’s

colleges and universities.

Gov ...


(American Press Archives)

Westlake's annual bond payment delayed

Westlake’s financial woes prompted city officials on Thursday to approve delaying an annual bond payment.

At a special meeting at City Hall, co ...


Vietnam Veterans Honor Day to be held Saturday

The Mayor’s Armed Forces Commission was presented with a pair of $500 donations earlier this month for the Vietnam Veterans

Honor Day event, to ...


CPPJ hears about haul route traffic effects

Calcasieu Parish police jurors on Thursday heard about plans to build Sasol’s 2.5-mile heavy-haul route and its effects on

traffic in and aroun ...

Smoke billows from a building in New York's East Village neighborhood at the scene of a large fire and a partial building collapse. (AP Photo)

New York City fire, building collapse injure 2 critically

NEW YORK — A building on fire near New York University collapsed on Thursday, and at least two people were critically injured, firefighters said ...

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(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Knights Awfu-Lee tough to beat

IOWA — South Beauregard’s horse gave the Golden Knights the early lead in the race for the District 4-3A crown.

Golden Knights starter Ni ...

(Associated Press)

Jones can't take foot off accelerator

Johnny Jones is getting there with LSU basketball.

Before this season began, whatever tribunal it is that decides such things, was pretty much in agr ...


Payton: Brees not blowing town

Drew Brees is going nowhere.

That’s the word from Saints head coach Sean Payton, who tried to kill all the rumors surrounding his All-Pro quart ...


Ex-NFL star Sharper to appear twice in New Orleans court

NEW ORLEANS — An April 7 court date has been set in a Louisiana state court for Darren Sharper, the former NFL star who

has entered pleas in fo ...

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The fire that ravaged the old Nina P's building is a distant memory and the newly renovated location has been welcoming back old customers and meeting new ones for only about a week now. <br />

Locals happy to see Nina P's back in action

Tuesday, I had a flat tire, my washing machine broke, a pen snapped in my pocket, I spilled a cup of water on my desk at work,

I accidentally broke m ...

The Lake Charles Symphony’s 14th annual Wild Beast Feast Fundraiser is scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Historic Cash and Carry Building. (Kirk Meche / American Press Archives)

Symphony to serve up authentic Louisiana cusine at Wild Beast Feast

Authentic Louisiana cuisine will be on the menu at the Lake Charles Symphony’s 14th annual Wild Beast Feast Fundraiser at

5 p.m. Saturday, Marc ...

Sean Chen. (Special to the American Press)

Award-winning pianist Sean Chen to perform tonight at McNeese

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Award-winning pianist Sean Chen will

perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in ...

Imperial Calcasieu Museum. (Photo courtesy of

'Feathers and Fins' latest exhibit at Imperial Calcasieu

The Imperial Calcasieu Museum and the art department of the Calcasieu Parish School System will host an opening reception

5-7 p.m. tonight in the mus ...

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