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Sulphur city tournament tees off Saturday

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Neithan Allen and Matt Nicholas will be the favorites when the Sulphur men’s city golf championship tees off Saturday morning at Frasch Park. Allen and Nicholas have eight city titles between them (four each) and the two divided this year’s other area city championships during the summer ...


Sen. Bernie Sanders, of Vermont, left, speaks as Hillary Rodham Clinton looks on during the CNN Democratic presidential debate Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Clinton, Sanders clash on guns, economy, foreign policy

LAS VEGAS-- Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders clashed over U.S. involvement in the Middle East, gun control and economic policy in the fi ...

In this Oct. 18, 2011, photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton checks her Blackberry from a desk inside a C-17 military plane upon her departure from Malta, in the Mediterranean Sea, bound for Tripoli, Libya. The private email server running in Clinton's home basement when she was secretary of state was connected to the Internet in ways that made it more vulnerable to hackers, according to data and documents reviewed by The Associated Press. (Kevin Lamarque/Pool Photo via AP)

AP Exclusive: Clinton email server setup risked intrusions

WASHINGTON-- The private email server running in Hillary Rodham Clinton's home basement when she was secretary of state was connected to the Internet ...

California drops plan to let violent inmates fight fires

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California corrections officials on Tuesday dropped a plan to include prisoners with violent backgrounds in the nation's largest ...

Milwaukee County Circuit Judge John DiMotto presides over court after a verdict was read, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, in Milwaukee, in a negligence lawsuit filed by two Milwaukee police officers who were shot and seriously wounded by a gun purchased at a Wisconsin gun store. Jurors ordered the gun store, Badger Guns, to pay nearly $6 million in damages. The lawsuit alleges the shop allowed an illegal sale despite several warning signs that the gun was being sold to a

Gun shop ordered to pay millions to injured police officers

MILWAUKEE-- Jurors ordered a Wisconsin gun store to pay nearly $6 million on Tuesday in a lawsuit filed by two Milwaukee police officers who were shot ...

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Sports High School Sports Podcast: Episode 6

In Episode 6 of the American Press Southwest Louisiana Preps podcast sports reporters Troy LaFleur and Warren Arceneaux look look back Week 6 of hig ...

Get those special teams under control, Tigers

BATON ROUGE — It turns out there’s a downside to all the touchdowns LSU has been scoring of late.

Football rules are pretty clear on the ...

This McNeese team is the real deal

Yes, Lake Charles, the Cowboys are back, and they’re for real.

Reasonable doubt was to be had after a historically strong start to the season w ...

Tiger Stadium's purple haze atmosphere

BATON ROUGE — So you want LSU football games without the weekend-long traffic snarls and knotted clusters?

Pretty simple.

Just don’t tel ...

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In this Sept. 27, 2014 photo, Jay Z performs at the 3rd Global Citizen Festival at Central Park in New York. The rapper appeared in a Los Angeles federal court on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, for the start of a copyright infringement trial in which he and music producer Timbaland are accused of violating the rights of famed Egyptian composer Baligh Hamdi to create their 1999 hit

Jay Z attends start of trial over 1999 hit "Big Pimpin' "

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A copyright infringement trial over Jay Z's hit song "Big Pimpin' " opened Tuesday with an attorney for heirs of an Egyptian ...

In this Nov. 15, 2007 photo, Hugh Hefner smiles while signing copies of the Playboy calendar and Playboy Cover To Cover: The 50's DVD box set in Los Angeles. Playboy will no longer publish photos of nude women as part of a redesign of the decades-old magazine, according to a news report Monday, Oct. 12, 2015. Executives for the magazine company told The New York Times that the change will take place in March 2016. Playboy editor Cory Jones contacted founder and current editor in chief Hugh Hefner recently about dropping nude photos from the print edition and he agreed, the Times reported. (Ian West/PA via AP)

Less skin: Playboy to stop running pictures of nude women

LOS ANGELES-- Playboy is about to find out how many people really do read it for the articles.

The magazine that helped usher in the sexual revolutio ...

In a photo provided by the Vermont State Police, actor Randy Quaid stands in the Vermont State Police barracks in St. Albans, Vt., Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. State Police say Quaid has been taken into custody while trying to cross from Canada into the United States. State Police say the

Randy Quaid, wife held in Vermont on fugitive charges

ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont judge has ordered actor Randy Quaid held on $500,000 bail on charges that he and his wife skipped out of the co ...

In this Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 photo, curator and actor-comedian Steve Martin poses for a portrait in a gallery for the exhibit

Steve Martin gets serious as curator of artist Lawren Harris

LOS ANGELES -- Comedian, actor, writer, musician, and now we can add art curator to that long list of titles placed alongside Steve Martin's name.

Th ...

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