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Former Secretary of State Powell dies from COVID 19 complications

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell died on Monday at the age of 84 due to complications from COVID-19, his family announced in a statement. ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, October 18, 2021 7:18 am


Fatal shooting at Grambling second in three days

One person has died and seven others were injured in a shooting at Grambling State University in Louisiana early Sunday morning, police and university officials ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, October 17, 2021 8:15 pm

Citgo 6

Citgo 6 picked up again after Maduro ally extradited to US

MIAMI — Venezuela’s government said Saturday it would halt negotiations with its opponents in retaliation for the extradition to the U.S. of a close ally ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, October 16, 2021 11:33 pm

college football

Cat-astrophe: Orgeron’s seat gets hotter with loss to unbeaten Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Will Levis threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more scores and No. 16 Kentucky dominated LSU throughout in a 42-21 ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, October 10, 2021 9:39 am

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Nix leads No. 22 Auburn to 1st win at LSU since ’99, 24-19

BATON ROUGE, La. — Bo Nix ducked, dodged and danced away from pressure until he wore LSU out and left the field celebrating Auburn’s first ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, October 3, 2021 10:57 am


Congress passes bill to advert partial shutdown

With only hours to spare, Congress passed legislation that would avoid a partial federal shutdown and keep the government funded through Dec. 3, and sent ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, September 30, 2021 5:20 pm


R&B superstar R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial

NEW YORK — R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” was convicted Monday in a sex trafficking trial ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, September 27, 2021 4:04 pm

lsu tigers

Lesson learned: LSU solves Air Raid

STARKVILLE, Miss. — The morning after then-defending national champion LSU lost its 2020 season opener 44-34 to Mississippi State, head coach Ed Orgeron began working ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, September 26, 2021 10:30 am

fatal wreck

Oakdale man killed in fiery crash

An Oakdale man died Tuesday after his vehicle struck an 18-wheeler and burst into flames in Evangeline Parish, according to State Police Troop I. Luke ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 3:25 pm

Hurricane Ida

Seniors left in heat, dark after Hurricane Ida

NEW ORLEANS — Officials in New Orleans will thoroughly inspect senior living apartments in the city in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida after finding people ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, September 6, 2021 7:28 pm

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