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Darren Sharper is a retired football safety who played in the NFL for 14 seasons. (MGNonline)

Darren Sharper is a retired football safety who played in the NFL for 14 seasons. (MGNonline)

Hearing for former NFL star Darren Sharper set for Feb. 17

By The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES  — A preliminary hearing for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped

two women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub has been tentatively set for Feb. 17.

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge set the

new hearing date Tuesday after meeting ...

News

A demonstrator holds up a sign as U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo)

Obama team asks Congress for enhanced trade-deal authority

WASHINGTON — A senior Democratic senator's complaints Tuesday, and noisy protesters, underscored the Obama administration's challenge in seeking ...

(AP Photo)

Google expanding fiber service to 4 Southeastern metro areas

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Google said Tuesday it has selected four metro areas in the Southeast to receive its fiber optic service that can deliver Int ...

(MGNonline)

Surgeon general: 'Desperate need of clarity' on e-cigarettes

RICHMOND, Va. — The U.S. surgeon general says officials are "in desperate need of clarity" on electronic cigarettes to help guide public health ...

(MGNonline)

Obama administration on track to surpass health care goal

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration says 9.5 million people are already signed up for 2015 coverage under the president's health care law. Tha ...


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Sports

Darren Sharper is a retired football safety who played in the NFL for 14 seasons. (MGNonline)

Hearing for former NFL star Darren Sharper set for Feb. 17

LOS ANGELES  — A preliminary hearing for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped

two women he met at ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Lagrange trying to keep up with W-M

The LaGrange boys and girls will try to protect home court and remain near the top of the District 4-4A standings when they

host Washington-Marion to ...

(MGNonline)

Deflategate: Flat footballs won't take air out of game

As if the Super Bowl needed any more hype.

It is the biggest game of each year, with millions of viewers tuning in for the pregame, halftime and comm ...

(AP Photo)

Border Protection lends a hand for Super Bowl security

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Black Hawk helicopters and truck-sized X-ray machines that are typically deployed along the U.S.-Mexico border have been broug ...


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Scene

Barrel racing, calf roping, bareback bronc riding and bull riding competitions are some of the exciting highlights expected this weekend at the Southwest District Livestock Show and Rodeo. (American Press Archives)

Southwest District Livestock Show and Rodeo tickets on sale today

The 76th annual Southwest District Livestock Show and Rodeo will be Feb. 5-7 at the Burton Coliseum Complex.

Nancy McCluskey, event marketing special ...

(MGNonline)

Bayou Corne sinkhole to be featured on LPB's 'Nova'

The sinkhole at Bayou Corne will be featured in a scientific look at what causes sinkholes and the destruction they can bring

when “Sinkholes & ...

The turf and surf poboy option comes with deli-quality sliced roast beef and Cajun seasoned shrimp.

Options are endless at Old School Poboys' new location

Do you have friends who can be very

indecisive when it comes to figuring out what they want to eat? Do they

always tell you

it doesn’t matter ...

(MGNonline)

Patron's Art Show to showcase new artists

New and upcoming artists will have a chance to feature their work during Stellar Beans Coffee House and Edibles’s third annual Patrons’ Ar ...


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