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New England owner Robert Kraft voices his displeasure with the NFL's decision to not reduce Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's suspension. (AP Photo)

New England owner Robert Kraft voices his displeasure with the NFL's decision to not reduce Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's suspension. (AP Photo)

Partiots owner disses NFL, backs disgraced Brady

By The Associated Press

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady took the fight over his “Deflategate” suspension to social media and federal court on Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft backed the three-time Super Bowl MVP, saying “I was wrong to put my faith in the league.”

One day ...

News

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Dignitaries: SW La. residents should be proud

After touring one of Southwest

Louisiana’s industrial economic development projects Thursday, one

Canadian lawmaker said residents

should be ...

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Local firefighters respond to tax plan

The city’s plan to boost firefighters’

pay using revenue from a proposed quarter-cent sales tax is a step in

the right direction,

but f ...

(Doris Maricle/American Press)

Funding released for first phase of new JDP jail

JENNINGS — Plans for an $8.7 million regional consolidated jail are finally moving forward in Jeff Davis Parish.

Police Jury President Donald W ...

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, in light blue shirt, walks away from the Grand 16 Theatre in Lafayette, La., following a tour of the crime scene where a shooting took place on Thursday evening, Friday, July 24, 2015. (AP Photo) <br />

911 calls describe harrowing scene after theater shooting

BATON ROUGE — Several 911 callers describe a harrowing scene at a Louisiana movie theater after a man opened fire during a screening of "Trainwr ...


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Sports

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Latest LHSAA debate: Rural vs. Metro

EDITOR’S NOTE: Fourth in a series of a reporters’ roundtable about local high school sports topics, featuring Warren Arceneaux, Troy LaFle ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Where the Southland Conference stands

It is the new catch phrase in college athletics — cost of attendance.

It is also the latest dividing line between the haves and have nots when ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Avoiding injuries one component to success

The 2015 McNeese State football media guide features a picture of the team with the Interstate 10 bridge in the background.

The prevailing hope in th ...

(Associated Press)

Mainieri restocking LSU lineup

It’s just a little over a week now until college football players report for sweat camps and the first of the major polls

was released Thursday ...


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Scene

A boy looks on as Louisiana state troopers parade through the West Cal Arena on motorcycles at the 2014 National Night Out in Sulphur. (Rick Hickman / American Press Archives)

National Night Out returns

Coming together to take a stand against crime is the theme for Sulphur’s annual National Night Out community event, set for 6-8 p.m. Aug. 4 at t ...

Bray Harris and Lacey Harrison compete in last year's Mad Hot Ballroom Gala. (Rick Hickman / American Press Archives)

Mad Hot Ballroom: Local celebrities strut their stuff for charity

It’s blazing hot outside, but on

Saturday, it promises to be even hotter inside. That’s the night of the

Mad Hot Ballroom Gala,

when so ...

A plush “Cat in the Hat” toy is displayed next to “What Pet Should I Get?,” the latest book by Dr. Seuss. The book, released 24 years after the author’s death, includes the same pair of siblings featured in Seuss’s 1960 classic “One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.” (Associated Press)

Dr. Seuss book explores what came before 'One Fish Two Fish'

HANOVER, N.H. — Move over mockingbirds and watchmen. There's a new Yent in a tent in town.

Dr. Seuss' new book, "What Pet Should I Get?", featu ...

Former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, is taking to Twitter in the aftermath of his thanked fans for his support through a series of tweets this weekend after being released from Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (Associated Press)

Hulk Hogan takes to Twitter after WWE cuts ties

NEW YORK — Hulk Hogan is taking to Twitter in the aftermath of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. cutting ties with him

amid a report that the ...


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