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Overtime rules are double-edged sword

The U.S. Department of Labor’s new overtime rule is a double-edged sword. To many, the rule is seen as a lifeline for the middle class. But in Louisiana, arguers say it could be the final blow for the 12,000 businesses still recovering from recent flood damage. The Labor Department approved th ...

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In this image made from an Oct. 11, 2011 video made available by the Florida Dep ...

AP: Across US, police officers misuse confidential databases

DENVER -- Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associate ...

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign stop  ...

Clinton seeks campaign lift from Sanders, Michelle Obama

WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton sought Wednesday to build on her widely praised debate performance by making a direct appeal to younger voters whose ent ...

Oct. 11 last day to register to vote

Oct. 11 is the last day for unregistered voters to sign up for the Nov. 8 elections.

To register or change registration information, go to www.sos.la ...

Angelle says he's fighting for oil and gas industry, funding for infrastructure

Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle said he is seeking the state’s 3rd Congressional District seat because he wants to provide e ...


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Saints rally to beat Rams: Win final three sets

WESTLAKE — It has been a rough season for the St. Louis Catholic volleyball team, but things are looking up after a come-from-behind 3-1 win ove ...

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Blazers savor first victory

By Warren Arceneaux

warceneaux@americanpress.com

It is business as usual for Lake Charles College Prep, which is back at work after picking up the f ...

McNeese State Cowboys running back Justin Pratt (20) works to get past the hold  ...

While the passing game soars, McNeese's traditionally strong rushing attack still searching for consistency

Tim Rebowe pores over McNeese’s stat sheet, where he reads “eighth in the Southland” under “rushing average.” The 132. ...

Ryan Lochte, left, and Michael Phelps talk before the start of the 100-meter but ...

Phelps to Lochte before scrape: 'Keep your head on straight'

CHASKA, Minn. — Add Michael Phelps' name to the list of Americans who were less than amused by teammate Ryan Lochte's

post-competition, early m ...


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'Will & Grace' stars reunite for pro-Clinton video

LOS ANGELES — The stars of "Will &

Grace" are back together in a video that delivers punchlines and a

political message:

Vote for Hillary ...

Maddox Jolie-Pitt, from left, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the 2013 Gover ...

Brad Pitt allegations relate to treatment of son

LOS ANGELES — Allegations Brad Pitt was abusive on a private plane last week relate to the actor's treatment toward his 15-year-old son, sources ...

In this July 30, 2016, photo, writer J.K. Rowling poses for photographers upon a ...

J.K. Rowling: Harambe isn't part of Harry Potter universe

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has clarified that slain Ohio gorilla, Harambe, is not a part of her fictional universe.

A new feature on Rowling's ...

A Block Off Broadway Community Theatre will present

ABOB to perform 'It's Only a Play' Saturday

JENNINGS — A Block Off Broadway Community Theatre will present Terrence McNally’s “It’s Only a Play” at 2 and 7 p.m. Sat ...


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