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Monday, August 29, 2016
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Reform of sales tax system tough task

By The American Press

Tax Foundation calls Louisiana’s sales tax “one of the most unique and challenging of any in the country.” The national organization in a fiscal reform study, along with two other studies, offers suggestions for reforming the state’s sales tax system. The other two studies ar ...

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Transit workers staying in LC arrested in rape of juvenile

Two out-of-state men who lived in Lake Charles while working at a local job site have been arrested in the rape of a juvenile

following a three-month ...

A police officer stands guard as passengers wait in line at Terminal 7 in Los An ...

Police detain man dressed as Zorro just before airport panic

LOS ANGELES -- A false report of gunshots that sent panicked travelers fleeing from Los Angeles International Airport came right after officers with w ...

Police investigate Cornell brawl that killed Ithaca student

ITHACA, N.Y. -- An Ithaca College student fatally stabbed at Cornell University was attacked while trying to help a fellow student amid a series of fi ...

In this July 21, 2016 photo, the sun sets beyond visitors to Liberty Memorial as ...

Why It Matters: Climate Change

WASHINGTON -- THE ISSUE: It's as if Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump live on two entirely different Earths: one warming, one not.

Clinton says climat ...


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Sports

Kent Shelby (1) has become the deep threat for McNeese State’s offense. (R ...

Though the official depth chart is out, Lance Guidry's still tinkering with McNeese's rotations

Asked to clear up one discrepancy on McNeese’s first official, two-deep depth chart, Lance Guidry paused.

“I don’t know who’s ...

McNeese State defensive coordinator Lance Guidry. (Rick Hickman / American Press ...

McNeese notebook: School declines comment on Daniel Sams, Anthony Yruegas nearing return

Prior to introducing Lance Guidry for his weekly press luncheon, McNeese State spokesman Matthew Bonnette issued a brief statement on behalf of the sc ...

James Tabary's winding road has brought him home (Rick Hickman / The American Pr ...

With a little 'New Orleans swag,' McNeese quarterback James Tabary relishes more freedom at the end of a winding road home

James Tabary removes his shoulder pads 15 minutes after Thursday’s practice. Receivers Kent Shelby and Parker Orgeron remain on the field whil ...

Great expectations: National title, Heisman on LSU's wish list

You’d think a team that came within an eye lash of getting its head coach fired last November would enter the new season with a certain amount o ...


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Scene

Actor Gene Wilder listens as he is introduced to receive the Governor's Awards f ...

Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

Gene Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as "Young Frankenstein" and "Blazing Saddles," has died. He was 83.

Wilder's nephew said Monday that th ...

Oops! James Corden did it again, sharing his Carpool Karaoke commute with Britne ...

Britney Spears hitches a ride for Corden's Carpool Karaoke

NEW YORK — Oops! James Corden did it again, sharing his Carpool Karaoke commute with Britney Spears on Thursday's edition

of "The Late Late Sho ...

The location is a popular lunch destination for residents throughout Sulphur. (J ...

Hong Kong offers extensive buffet, big flavors

I had an epiphany while standing in the buffet line of Hong Kong restaurant in Sulphur on Tuesday: I have no idea who I am. It was quite the deep thou ...

Iowa festival highlights local artists

The Iowa Arts and Crafts Festival will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Iowa multipurpose center, 207 U.S. 90 West.

Cornell Thomas, Iowa Li ...


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