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Saints crap out when they roll 11

By Scooter Hobbs / American Press

Old-time Saints fans still can’t think about the NFL draft without closing their eyes and breaking into a cold sweat while having an abrupt and nightmarish Russell Erxleben flashback. Hard to believe that at the time, which was 1979, it was considered outside-the-box thinking use a first-round ...

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Berkeley under police watch after Coulter talk canceled

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No dump here: Posh public bathroom pops up in New York City

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Sunblock for students: La. House says no prescription needed

BATON ROUGE -- A prescription for sunscreen? The Louisiana House has overwhelmingly agreed that public school students should be able to carry sunbloc ...

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Gunman pursued injured officer seeking cover, fired again

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Sports

Cowgirls get early start: Can clinch SLC's No. 1 tournament seed

McNeese State will start its three-game Southland Conference series against Stephen F. Austin a day early in an effort to avoid the inclement weather ...

Back for more: Broncos lineup packed with power

Last year was a rare miss for the Sam Houston Broncos, but they will make the return trip to Sulphur on Friday looking to cement themselves again as o ...

Tigers look to turn tide in Tuscaloosa: Hope last-place Alabama can cure what ails them

For LSU’s floundering baseball team, this would be as good of a time as any for a quick turnaround.

The Tigers (27-15, 10-8 Southeastern Confer ...

LSU suspends Magee indefinitely

Reserve offensive lineman Adrian Magee was suspended indefinitely from LSU football team Wednesday, one day after a warrant for his arrest on simple b ...


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Scene

Gene Soucy rides on the wing of a modified Grumman Ag Cat purchases from a Welsh ...

High Flying Birds: Chennault International Airshow takes to skies this weekend

The excitement has been building for weeks and now the Chennault International Airshow, a show that promises plenty of awe-inspiring sights and sounds ...

REO Speedwagon rolling into Golden Nugget

A popular live act, rock band REO Speedwagon will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Golden Nugget.

The group, named after a light motor truck ...

200 vehicles expected at Jennings event

JENNINGS — The latest styles and trends in the custom car building scene will be on display this weekend during the sixth annual Pistons and Fla ...

Boogaloo goes Blue: Museum fundraiser pays homage to George Rodrigue

The Imperial Calcasieu Museum will host Boogaloo, its annual food and music blowout, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday at the Cash and Carry building, 801 Ente ...


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