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Great expectations: National title, Heisman on LSU's wish list

By Scooter Hobbs / American Press

You’d think a team that came within an eye lash of getting its head coach fired last November would enter the new season with a certain amount of trepidation. Not so for LSU. Les Miles survived the coup attempt — he’s now the dean of Southeastern Conference coaches ?— and, if ...

News

In this Aug. 4, 2016 photo, President Barack Obama answers a question during a n ...

Obama cuts short the sentences of 111 federal inmates

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama cut short on Tuesday the sentences of 111 federal inmates in another round of commutations for those convicted of ...

In this Oct. 12, 2006 photo, an alligator snapping turtle is shown in Peoria, Il ...

US to decide on protections for 9 species

A legal settlement filed Tuesday requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to decide on Endangered Species Act protections for nine species under de ...

U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks outside a polling station after voting, T ...

McCain challenge, sheriff's latest bid top Arizona primary

PHOENIX -- Primary challenges to two of the state's longest-serving Republicans are drawing attention as Arizona voters head to the polls Tuesday.

Se ...

In this March 16, 2016 photo, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, left, confers with Sen. Joh ...

Politics, shootings undercut criminal justice overhaul

WASHINGTON -- Hopes for overhauling the nation's criminal justice system have faded in Congress this year, undercut by a rash of summer shootings invo ...


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Sports

Southeastern Louisiana head football coach Ron Roberts. (Associated Press)

Surveying the Southland: new Southeastern offensive coordinator Matt Barrett suffers devastating flood loss

Each Tuesday during football season, all 11 Southland Conference football coaches convene for a weekly teleconference.

In a new feature each Wednesda ...

      Colin Kaepernick. (MGNonline)

American Legion to Kaepernick: ‘Show appreciation’

CINCINNATI — The leader of the nation’s largest veterans organization called

NFL quarterback

Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand f ...

(MGNonline)

SW La. schools aiming for another chance at playoffs

Barbe begins its quest for another trip to the state volleyball tournament this afternoon when it visits St. Louis for its regular season opener.

The ...

Kent Shelby (1) has become the deep threat for McNeese State’s offense. (R ...

Though the official depth chart is out, Lance Guidry's still tinkering with McNeese's rotations

Asked to clear up one discrepancy on McNeese’s first official, two-deep depth chart, Lance Guidry paused.

“I don’t know who’s ...


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Scene

Authorities said officers responded to singer Chris Brown's Los Angeles home ear ...

Police waiting at Chris Brown's home after woman seeks help

LOS ANGELES — Authorities waited for a

search warrant outside singer Chris Brown's Los Angeles home Tuesday

after a getting

a woman's call fo ...

Actor Gene Wilder listens as he is introduced to receive the Governor's Awards f ...

Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

Gene Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as "Young Frankenstein" and "Blazing Saddles," has died. He was 83.

Wilder's nephew said Monday that th ...

Oops! James Corden did it again, sharing his Carpool Karaoke commute with Britne ...

Britney Spears hitches a ride for Corden's Carpool Karaoke

NEW YORK — Oops! James Corden did it again, sharing his Carpool Karaoke commute with Britney Spears on Thursday's edition

of "The Late Late Sho ...

The location is a popular lunch destination for residents throughout Sulphur. (J ...

Hong Kong offers extensive buffet, big flavors

I had an epiphany while standing in the buffet line of Hong Kong restaurant in Sulphur on Tuesday: I have no idea who I am. It was quite the deep thou ...


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