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Manning takes pay cut in return

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Hold that gold watch. Peyton Manning is taking one more shot at the silver trophy.

Weeks of speculation about the five-time MVP’s future ended Wednesday with word that he’s returning for an 18th season in the NFL and fourth in Denver.

A person with knowledge of ...

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Jindal declares emergency ahead of more weather

BATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal has declared a state of emergency ahead of more winter weather moving through Louisiana.

The governor’s d ...

Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch appears on Capitol Hill in Washington. Senate Democrats pressed Republican leaders Thursday, March 5, to schedule a vote on the president's pick to be attorney general. (AP Photo)

Senate Democrats press for vote on attorney general nominee

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats pressed Republican leaders Thursday to schedule a vote on the president's pick for attorney general.

President Ba ...

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Lawmakers consider changes to tax-break program for films

BATON ROUGE — Two New Orleans-area state lawmakers offered ideas Wednesday for scaling back Louisiana's generous tax-credit program for filmmake ...

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Boehner, bipartisan group pressure Obama on Ukraine

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans stepped up the pressure on President Barack Obama to provid ...


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Manning takes pay cut in return

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Hold that gold watch. Peyton Manning is taking one more shot at the silver trophy.

Weeks of speculation about the five-time ...

(AP Photo)

Saints let Thomas go after eight seasons

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Saints notified veteran running back Pierre Thomas that he was being released after eight seasons with the club.

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Tennessee's Devon Baulkman gets knocked out of bounds by LSU's Keith Hornsby as he tries to get control of the ball during an SEC game Wednesday in Baton Rouge. (AP Photo)

Vols let air out of LSU's bubble

BATON ROUGE — The last five games have been an offensive nightmare for coach Donnie Tyndall and his Tennessee Volunteers.

In losing all five ga ...

Lacassine's Madyson Brasseaux drives to the lane against Fairview's Maddisen Martin in the first quarter of a Class B semifinal Wednesday afternoon at Burton Coliseum. Brasseaux scored 14 points. (Rick Hickman / American Press)

Lacassine gets past Fairview

After eight years of dominance, Fairview High’s reign in girls basketball is over.

The Panthers’ state-record streak ended after Lacassin ...


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Usher, Missy Elliott to perform at Essence Fest 2015

NEW ORLEANS — Grammy Award winning artists Usher and Missy Elliott have been added to the 2015 Essence Festival lineup.

They join Kendrick Lama ...

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McNeese celebrates multicultural week

McNeese State University is giving students a chance to learn about different cultures during its annual Multicultural Week, which will run through Th ...

Reports of Maggie Smith's 'Downton' exit may be premature

LONDON — Predictions of doom for the Dowager Countess of Grantham may be premature.

"Downton Abbey" publicists say Maggie Smith was misinterpre ...

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Entries sought for Lake Charles Crawfish Festival art contest

The Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish

Festival is the spiciest event in Southwest Louisiana, and it continues

to grow every year.

Celebrating the clim ...


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