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LSU wades into youth movement

By Scooter Hobbs / American Press

LSU didn’t exactly rob the cradle to find its 22nd head basketball coach. But Will Wade had better keep his proper ID handy should he give he and the Tigers a reason to celebrate with anything much stiffer than popcorn and soda pop. It’s not unusual to dip into the playgrounds for a head ...

News

In this Sept. 22, 2016 photo, Virginia businessman Philip Zodhiates leaves U.S.  ...

Man in same-sex child custody case gets 3 years in prison

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A Virginia businessman convicted of helping a woman flee the country with her child in a same-sex custody fight has been sentenced in ...

Court asks who should lead prayer before government meeting

RICHMOND, Va. -- Does it matter whether a prayer opening a government meeting is led by local clergy or an elected official?

That's a question a fede ...

This March 17, 2017 photo provided by the National Park Service shows an egg mas ...

Rare frog discovery has researchers hopping for joy

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- A discovery involving a rare California frog has researchers hopping for joy.

Nine egg masses from the California red-legged ...

'Baby Buttons': Widow gives birth to son of slain officer

BATON ROUGE -- The widow of an officer killed in an ambush last summer in Baton Rouge has given birth to their son.

WAFB-TV reports that Dechia (DESH ...


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Sports

After a breakout sophomore year, McNeese reliever Collin Kober was named a third ...

With Collin Kober back healthy, McNeese is sticking with a 'closer by committee'

Justin Hill will not name his closer.

“I think that’s a luxury,” the McNeese State baseball coach says.

Though reigning All-Sou ...

James Tabary surveys the field Saturday in McNeese's 38-13 win against Nicholls  ...

'Stats weren't good enough': McNeese quarterback James Tabary not resting on last season's success

Only one man in the 73 seasons of McNeese State football threw for more yards than James Tabary did last season.

None had more 300-yard passing ga ...

Raymond pitches Iowa to win

 

LONGVILLE — The Iowa High School baseball team opened District 4-3A play Tuesday with a 4-1 victory against last year’s state runn ...

Saints get last word against Iota: Rally to win district opener

 

St. Louis had the last rally in a back-and-forth District 4-3A opener against Iota, scoring three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pu ...


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Scene

In this Oct. 21, 2015 photo, Robert Kyncl, YouTube Chief Business Officer, speak ...

YouTubers claim restrictions targeting gay-themed content

NEW YORK -- YouTube says it is looking into why some gay-themed content is being blocked to those browsing YouTube under its "restricted" setting.

Se ...

Boot, wheelbarrow, thimble ousted from Monopoly board game

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- The boot has been booted, the wheelbarrow has been wheeled out, and the thimble got the thumbs down in the latest version of th ...

In this April 30, 2016 photo, Miranda Lambert performs during the 2016 iHeartRad ...

Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert to play CMA Fest

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley and more are performing at this year's ...

In this July 16, 2014 photo, actor Shemar Moore arrives at the ESPY Awards at th ...

Shemar Moore returning to 'Criminal Minds' for season finale

LOS ANGELES -- Shemar Moore is set to return to "Criminal Minds" for the season finale of the CBS drama, a year after leaving the series.

Moore starr ...


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