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The Tedeschi Trucks Band with special guests Billy F. Gibbons, right, and Jimmie Vaughan, back left, play on the Acura Stage at Jazz Fest on Thursday, April 28, 2016 in New Orleans. (Chris Granger/NOLA.com The Times-Picayune via AP) 

The Tedeschi Trucks Band with special guests Billy F. Gibbons, right, and Jimmie Vaughan, back left, play on the Acura Stage at Jazz Fest on Thursday, April 28, 2016 in New Orleans. (Chris Granger/NOLA.com The Times-Picayune via AP) 

President Obama celebrates jazz at the White House

By The Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are celebrating International Jazz Day a day early with a concert at the White House. Borrowing a line from trumpet player Dizzy Gillespie, who ran for president in 1964, Obama says he intends to turn the White House into the "Blues ...

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Derby for Dollars proceeds help children with grief

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The event, whi ...

Life-saving actions recognized after fire

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His first memories i ...

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Hannan routs Rosepine

SULPHUR — Archbishop Hannan put away the Rosepine Eagles with a 10-run fifth inning in a 12-0 win in five innings in a Class 2A quarterfinal gam ...

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Neville foils Leesville comeback

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Hackberry rolls into semifinals

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Menard ends Kinder's season

SULPHUR — Second-seeded Menard used a strong pitching performance by Jensen Howell to take a 4-1 victory over seventh-seeded Kinder in the Class ...


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The Tedeschi Trucks Band with special guests Billy F. Gibbons, right, and Jimmie ...

President Obama celebrates jazz at the White House

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are celebrating International Jazz Day a day early with a concert at the White Hous ...

Obamas, Bidens to kick off USO comedy show next week

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are joining their wives next week for a USO comedy show in observance of Military Ap ...

Golden Nugget to feature Creedence Clearwater Revisited

After more than 20 years together, Creedence Clearwater Revisited drummer Doug “Cosmo” Clifford said the group has figured out a formula f ...

Spring Art Walk set for Friday

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“Nineteen dow ...


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