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Payton still has a place in Big Easy

By Scooter Hobbs / American Press

Sean Payton is the winningest coach in New Orleans Saints history, admittedly at the top of a mediocre field. But he’s also the only coach to get the former Aints anywhere near a Super Bowl, let alone win one. He’s the only coach who got the Who Dat fan base expecting to be in the playof ...

News

In this Jan. 11, 2017, photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., questions Secretary of S ...

Rubio faces moment of truth on secretary of state vote

WASHINGTON -- All eyes are on Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida as a Senate committee is poised to vote on President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary ...

More fight over 163-mile pipeline through Atchafalaya Basin

BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana environmental groups are gearing up for round two in a battle against a proposed 163-mile oil pipeline that would stretch acr ...

Lawsuit: Trump businesses violate Constitution

NEW YORK -- A legal watchdog group is filing a lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by allowing his businesses t ...

Maryland's Cardin won't support Tillerson for sec'y of state

WASHINGTON -- The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says he can't support President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state ...


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Sports

Poking around the Pokes' home turf: 2017 prospects pay McNeese campus visit

The biggest official visit weekend of the recruiting season ended Sunday with only social media to tell how McNeese State fared.

By NCAA rules, coach ...

Cowgirls keep Bea out of their bonnet: Limit Demon's top scorer to 13 points

The McNeese Cowgirls kept Northwestern State’s primary offensive weapon in check while cruising to a 68-52 Southland Conference win Saturday at ...

Stephen Ugochukwu goes to the rim in Monday's 69-54 win against Stephen F. Austi ...

'Mentally we weren't there': Mistake-prone Cowboys lose, 78-65, to Northwestern State

Unaware exactly where he was on the court, Jarren Greenwood readied himself for a 3-point shot in the far corner, squaring his shoulders toward the ...

Amber Donnes flings a pass during McNeese's 68-63 win against Northwestern State ...

Stopping Beatrice Attura the key as McNeese meets Northwestern State for a second time

One minute and 51 seconds after she took the court, two fouls forced Dede Sheppard to a seat on the bench. Sheppard, inserted into McNeese State&rsq ...


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Scene

President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania walk out together after attend ...

Melania Trump wears sky-blue cashmere Ralph Lauren ensemble

First lady Melania Trump wore a sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress by Ralph Lauren, the brand that designed so many Hillary Clinton pa ...

Imperial Calcasieu Museum exhibits Joan of Arc photographs

The Imperial Calcasieu Museum’s latest exhibit, “Personal Reflections of Joan of Arc,” contains large-format photographs with inscri ...

In this Feb. 22, 2015 photo, Solange Knowles arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby  ...

Solange Knowles headlines progressive 'Peace Ball'

WASHINGTON -- The main attraction, Solange Knowles, didn't hit the stage until close to midnight, but the 3,000 or so enthusiastic guests packed into ...

Photo by Devin Dronett

The Velvet Pig: On a mission to nourish Southwest Louisiana with fresh, local food

One of the central tables at the Cash and Carry Farmers’ Market is named for a dog.

Nicole Butler always joked that if she ever started a resta ...


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