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The Advocate
‘Wonderful’ people emerge amid Lafayette area’s weekend floodinghomes and businesses. The Associated Press reported that homes and businesses
‘Wonderful’ people emerge amid Lafayette area’s weekend flooding
The Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
homes and businesses. The Associated Press reported that homes and businesses across the region were damaged including in Lake Charles, Carencro and Henderson. Also, hail was reported Sunday in Lake Charles, Plaquemine, White Castle, Gonzales and... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
New public relations officer assigned to CPSO West Calcasieu Law Enforcement Centerthe work we do. It’s the great support of our community that makes us always wa
New public relations officer assigned to CPSO West Calcasieu Law Enforcement Center
Southwest Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
the work we do. It’s the great support of our community that makes us always want to be or do better.”Cauvin is a Lake Charles native and 2004 graduate of St. Louis High School. He and his wife Heather Crews Cauvin have a son, Carson, 10;... Read more
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The Advocate
Southwest Louisiana got hammered by weekend rains while the Baton Rouge area escaped the worsthard hit was southwest Louisiana, with impressive rainfall totals of 10.48 inch
Southwest Louisiana got hammered by weekend rains while the Baton Rouge area escaped the worst
The Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
hard hit was southwest Louisiana, with impressive rainfall totals of 10.48 inches for Grand Coteau and 12.17 inches at the Lake Charles airport. “All of southwest Louisiana got hammered pretty good,” Keim said. In Baton Rouge, rainfall totals... Read more
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The Advocate
Acadiana Crime Blotter for Tuesday, May 3, 2016Alexandria. He was booked on disturbing the peace. SCARLET RENEE HUFF: 41, of
Acadiana Crime Blotter for Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
Alexandria. He was booked on disturbing the peace. SCARLET RENEE HUFF: 41, of the 100 block of V. E. Washington Street, Lake Charles. She was booked on attempted simple burglary. FRANK A. MABRY: 50, of the 100 block of Albarado Road, Lafayette.... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
One man dies in overnight stabbing on Winterhalter StreetA man is dead following a stabbing overnight in the 1900 block of Winterhalter
One man dies in overnight stabbing on Winterhalter Street
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 hours ago
A man is dead following a stabbing overnight in the 1900 block of Winterhalter Street in Lake Charles, authorities said. The Lake Charles Police Department responded to the incident at 9:01 p.m., said Lieutenant Kevin Kirkum, Lake Charles Police... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Lake Charles police looking for suspect in robberyLake Charles police say they are looking for a suspect in a robbery that happen
Lake Charles police looking for suspect in robbery
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 hours ago
Lake Charles police say they are looking for a suspect in a robbery that happened on April 19 in the 1700 block of West Prien Lake Road in Lake Charles. The victim said the suspect demanded the victim's jewelry in lieu of being hurt, said Lieutenant... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
One man dies in overnight stabbing at Winterhalter StreetA man is dead following a stabbing overnight in the 1900 block of Winterhalter
One man dies in overnight stabbing at Winterhalter Street
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 hours ago
A man is dead following a stabbing overnight in the 1900 block of Winterhalter Street in Lake Charles, authorities said. The Lake Charles Police Department responded to the incident at 9:01 p.m., Lieutenant Kevin Kirkum said. Kirkum said officers... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Debate over removing Confederate monumentslife in that country. This comes in light of efforts to re-establish trade betw
Debate over removing Confederate monuments
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 10 hours ago
life in that country. This comes in light of efforts to re-establish trade between Cuba and ports in Louisiana, including Lake Charles. Bicyclists are riding through Southwest Louisiana as part of the Tour du Rouge bicycle ride. The 537 mile bike... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
La. congressman proposes bill to close gap in weather radar coverageradar works. (Source: WAFB) Weather officials in the area use two main Doppler
La. congressman proposes bill to close gap in weather radar coverage
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 17 hours ago
radar works. (Source: WAFB) Weather officials in the area use two main Doppler sites: one in Slidell and another one in Lake Charles. "As they issue these warnings, it's with a low degree of confidence in this part of the state because what... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
La. congressman proposes bill to close gap in weather radar coverageradar works. (Source: WAFB) Weather officials in the area use two main Doppler
La. congressman proposes bill to close gap in weather radar coverage
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 18 hours ago
radar works. (Source: WAFB) Weather officials in the area use two main Doppler sites: one in Slidell and another one in Lake Charles. "As they issue these warnings, it's with a low degree of confidence in this part of the state because what... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
La. congressman proposes bill to close gap in weather radar coverageradar works. (Source: WAFB) Weather officials in the area use two main Doppler
La. congressman proposes bill to close gap in weather radar coverage
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 19 hours ago
radar works. (Source: WAFB) Weather officials in the area use two main Doppler sites: one in Slidell and another one in Lake Charles. "As they issue these warnings, it's with a low degree of confidence in this part of the state because what... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
La. congressman proposes bill to close gap in weather radar coverageradar works. (Source: WAFB) Weather officials in the area use two main Doppler
La. congressman proposes bill to close gap in weather radar coverage
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 19 hours ago
radar works. (Source: WAFB) Weather officials in the area use two main Doppler sites: one in Slidell and another one in Lake Charles. "As they issue these warnings, it's with a low degree of confidence in this part of the state because what... Read more
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The Advocate
Acadiana Crime Blotter for Tuesday, May 3, 2016Alexandria. He was booked on disturbing the peace. SCARLET RENEE HUFF: 41, of
Acadiana Crime Blotter for Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 19 hours ago
Alexandria. He was booked on disturbing the peace. SCARLET RENEE HUFF: 41, of the 100 block of V. E. Washington Street, Lake Charles. She was booked on attempted simple burglary. FRANK A. MABRY: 50, of the 100 block of Albarado Road, Lafayette.... Read more
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The Advocate
Flash flood watch remains in effect until Monday evening in southwest Louisiana; some Acadiana roads still closedhomes and businesses. The Associated Press reported that homes and businesses
Flash flood watch remains in effect until Monday evening in southwest Louisiana; some Acadiana roads still closed
The Advocate / Posted 21 hours ago
homes and businesses. The Associated Press reported that homes and businesses across the region were damaged including in Lake Charles, Carencro and Henderson. Also, hail fell Sunday in Lake Charles, Plaquemine, White Castle, Gonzales and areas of... Read more
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The Advocate
Southwest Louisiana got hammered by weekend rains while the Baton Rouge area escaped the worsthard hit was southwest Louisiana with impressive rainfall totals of 10.48 inche
Southwest Louisiana got hammered by weekend rains while the Baton Rouge area escaped the worst
The Advocate / Posted 21 hours ago
hard hit was southwest Louisiana with impressive rainfall totals of 10.48 inches for Grand Coteau and 12.17 inches at the Lake Charles airport. “All of southwest Louisiana got hammered pretty good,” Keim said. In Baton Rouge, rainfall totals... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
floods-lead-stranded-vehiclesto the weekend as heavy showers passed through much of the Lake Area this morni
floods-lead-stranded-vehicles
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
to the weekend as heavy showers passed through much of the Lake Area this morning. That was the scene this morning in Lake Charles, where several drivers faced high waters after heavy rainfall flooded roads. While many drivers got lucky, not... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Heavy rainfall floods Lake Charles streetsThe weekend was filled with severe weather and heavy rain, leaving several Lake
Heavy rainfall floods Lake Charles streets
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
The weekend was filled with severe weather and heavy rain, leaving several Lake Charles streets flooded and residents with property damage to assess. "We just let it come in, we can't do nothing but let it come in," said Priscilla Warren, one of the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Lemonade Day teaches children about entrepreneurshipas part of Louisiana's Lemonade Day in an effort to teach children about entrep
Lemonade Day teaches children about entrepreneurship
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
as part of Louisiana's Lemonade Day in an effort to teach children about entrepreneurship. Local kids set up at Stine's in Lake Charles Saturday and Sunday and will be back there from 10 until 3 as Sunday is National Lemonade Day. Ten percent of... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette arrest report for May 2Alexandria. He was booked on disturbing the peace. SCARLET RENEE HUFF: 41, of
Lafayette arrest report for May 2
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Alexandria. He was booked on disturbing the peace. SCARLET RENEE HUFF: 41, of the 100 block of V E Washington Street, Lake Charles. She was booked on attempted simple burglary. FRANK A. MABRY: 50, of the 100 block of Albarado Road, Lafayette.... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
CPSO arrests Moss Bluff man on charges of cruelty, exploitation of the infirmed Posted May. 2, 2016 at 12:30 PM LAKE CHARLES — A Moss Bluff man was taken in
CPSO arrests Moss Bluff man on charges of cruelty, exploitation of the infirmed
Southwest Daily News / Posted yesterday
Posted May. 2, 2016 at 12:30 PM LAKE CHARLES — A Moss Bluff man was taken into custody by law enforcement on charges of cruelty and exploitation of the infirmed.On... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Missionary with local ties murdered in Jamaicaand humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedic
Missionary with local ties murdered in Jamaica
WGEM Quincy / Posted yesterday
and humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedical research project carried out on pigs in Lake Charles, Louisiana, could make big strides for human arthritis research. The goal of the study is to regrow a meniscus,... Read more
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The Advocate
Flooding in Lafayette area: Families rescued; interstate swamped; still more rain to comein the rainfall, but it’s not looking good at all,” said Todd Mogged, a forecas
Flooding in Lafayette area: Families rescued; interstate swamped; still more rain to come
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
in the rainfall, but it’s not looking good at all,” said Todd Mogged, a forecaster with the National Weather Service in Lake Charles, as he scanned maps of the region Sunday afternoon. Mogged said just over 5 inches of rain fell on Lafayette,... Read more
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The Advocate
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser's first 100 days not exactly filled with success; more like 'idiocy'his buddy, state GOP Chairman Roger Villere, allowed a company called Alexandro
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser's first 100 days not exactly filled with success; more like 'idiocy'
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
his buddy, state GOP Chairman Roger Villere, allowed a company called Alexandros, in partnership with Pelican Refining in Lake Charles, to almost sign a deal that would corner the market in Iraqi oil for 25 years. The Avondale shipyard would be... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Officers emphasize bike safety during summer monthsand humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedic
Officers emphasize bike safety during summer months
WGEM Quincy / Posted yesterday
and humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedical research project carried out on pigs in Lake Charles, Louisiana, could make big strides for human arthritis research. The goal of the study is to regrow a meniscus,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Rural Hannibal camper destroyed by early morning fireand humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedic
Rural Hannibal camper destroyed by early morning fire
WGEM Quincy / Posted yesterday
and humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedical research project carried out on pigs in Lake Charles, Louisiana, could make big strides for human arthritis research. The goal of the study is to regrow a meniscus,... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Here is the latest Louisiana news from The Associated Press at 4:50 a.m. CDTLAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A deluge that began before dawn Sunday flooded houses
Here is the latest Louisiana news from The Associated Press at 4:50 a.m. CDT
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A deluge that began before dawn Sunday flooded houses and cut off roads in a band across southwest Louisiana. Radar estimates more than 6 inches of rain fell in parts of Calcasieu and Jefferson Davis parishes and more than 5... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Jazz Showcase Concert brings out style and creativityand humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedic
Jazz Showcase Concert brings out style and creativity
WGEM Quincy / Posted yesterday
and humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedical research project carried out on pigs in Lake Charles, Louisiana, could make big strides for human arthritis research. The goal of the study is to regrow a meniscus,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Station Six inching closer to reopeningand humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedic
Station Six inching closer to reopening
WGEM Quincy / Posted yesterday
and humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedical research project carried out on pigs in Lake Charles, Louisiana, could make big strides for human arthritis research. The goal of the study is to regrow a meniscus,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
All Faith Celebration moved indoors due to possibility of rainand humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedic
All Faith Celebration moved indoors due to possibility of rain
WGEM Quincy / Posted yesterday
and humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedical research project carried out on pigs in Lake Charles, Louisiana, could make big strides for human arthritis research. The goal of the study is to regrow a meniscus,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Special Olympics hold Spring Games in Quincyand humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedic
Special Olympics hold Spring Games in Quincy
WGEM Quincy / Posted yesterday
and humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedical research project carried out on pigs in Lake Charles, Louisiana, could make big strides for human arthritis research. The goal of the study is to regrow a meniscus,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Spring home tours crowded with people interested in historyand humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedic
Spring home tours crowded with people interested in history
WGEM Quincy / Posted yesterday
and humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedical research project carried out on pigs in Lake Charles, Louisiana, could make big strides for human arthritis research. The goal of the study is to regrow a meniscus,... Read more
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The Advocate
Flooding in Lafayette area: Families rescued; interstate swamped; still more rain to comein the rainfall but it’s not looking good at all,” said Todd Mogged, a forecast
Flooding in Lafayette area: Families rescued; interstate swamped; still more rain to come
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
in the rainfall but it’s not looking good at all,” said Todd Mogged, a forecaster with the National Weather Service in Lake Charles, as he scanned maps of the region Sunday afternoon. Mogged said a bit over 5 inches of rain fell on Lafayette... Read more
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The Advocate
Flooding in Lafayette area: Families rescued; interstate swamped; still more rain to comein the rainfall but it’s not looking good at all,” said Todd Mogged, a forecast
Flooding in Lafayette area: Families rescued; interstate swamped; still more rain to come
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
in the rainfall but it’s not looking good at all,” said Todd Mogged, a forecaster with the National Weather Service in Lake Charles, as he scanned maps of the region Sunday afternoon. Mogged said a bit over 5 inches of rain fell on Lafayette... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
More rain swamps roads and houses in southwest LouisianaLAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A deluge that began before dawn Sunday flooded houses
More rain swamps roads and houses in southwest Louisiana
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A deluge that began before dawn Sunday flooded houses and cut off roads across southwest Louisiana. Radar estimates more than 6 inches of rain fell in parts of Calcasieu and Jefferson Davis parishes and more than 5 inches... Read more
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The Advocate
Burl Cain's son, on leave as Avoyelles warden, treated leniently in '09 inmate beatingeither to taking part in the beating or else lying about it. Breaux said he se
Burl Cain's son, on leave as Avoyelles warden, treated leniently in '09 inmate beating
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
either to taking part in the beating or else lying about it. Breaux said he sent letters to the FBI’s branch offices in Lake Charles and Baton Rouge but never heard from the bureau. Three years after the beating, in January 2012, Nate Cain was... Read more
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NBC News
Louisiana Streets Waterlogged After 9 Inches of Rainfallstreets and highways to rapidly fill with water. At least two vehicles were sw
Louisiana Streets Waterlogged After 9 Inches of Rainfall
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
streets and highways to rapidly fill with water. At least two vehicles were swept off the road and under a footbridge in Lake Charles, according to the National Weather Service. There was no immediate word on the conditions of the people in the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Former Allen Parish mayor arrested for stealing public moneyCrafton was arrested Thursday on two counts of theft involving the misappropria
Former Allen Parish mayor arrested for stealing public money
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
Crafton was arrested Thursday on two counts of theft involving the misappropriation of public funds. The American Press of Lake Charles (http://bit.ly/24g40Qt) reports Crafton turned himself in and was released on $5,000 bail Friday. Crafton... Read more
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The Advocate
Catching a beating: Nate Cain, on leave as Avoyelles warden amid investigation, was treated leniently in 2009 incidenteither to taking part in the beating or else lying about it. Breaux said he se
Catching a beating: Nate Cain, on leave as Avoyelles warden amid investigation, was treated leniently in 2009 incident
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
either to taking part in the beating or else lying about it. Breaux said he sent letters to the FBI’s branch offices in Lake Charles and Baton Rouge but never heard from the bureau. Three years after the beating, in January 2012, Nate Cain was... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Multiple flash flood warnings in effect; stay off the roadsto train over the same areas this morning leading to extensive flash flooding a
Multiple flash flood warnings in effect; stay off the roads
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
to train over the same areas this morning leading to extensive flash flooding along the I-10 parishes stretching from Lake Charles to Lafayette. A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for Calcasieu, Jeff Davis, Acadia, Lafayette, St. Landry and... Read more
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Dyersburg State Gazette
Multiple influences helped shape Dr. Larry LuskLusk said. "Cleveland, Miss., at that time, was my home, so we moved back to Cl
Multiple influences helped shape Dr. Larry Lusk
Dyersburg State Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Lusk said. "Cleveland, Miss., at that time, was my home, so we moved back to Cleveland." From there, the family moved to Lake Charles, La. when Lusk was in middle school as he attended S.J. Welch Middle School. "I had a lot of good times in... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Street Dance Concert at Dogwood Festival brings big crowdsand humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedic
Street Dance Concert at Dogwood Festival brings big crowds
WGEM Quincy / Posted 2 days ago
and humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedical research project carried out on pigs in Lake Charles, Louisiana, could make big strides for human arthritis research. The goal of the study is to regrow a meniscus,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Police looking for information on vehicle theftand humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedic
Police looking for information on vehicle theft
WGEM Quincy / Posted 2 days ago
and humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedical research project carried out on pigs in Lake Charles, Louisiana, could make big strides for human arthritis research. The goal of the study is to regrow a meniscus,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Distracted driving crash sends one person to the hospitaland humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedic
Distracted driving crash sends one person to the hospital
WGEM Quincy / Posted 2 days ago
and humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedical research project carried out on pigs in Lake Charles, Louisiana, could make big strides for human arthritis research. The goal of the study is to regrow a meniscus,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Washington Theater has live acoustic concert during Dogwood weekendand humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedic
Washington Theater has live acoustic concert during Dogwood weekend
WGEM Quincy / Posted 2 days ago
and humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedical research project carried out on pigs in Lake Charles, Louisiana, could make big strides for human arthritis research. The goal of the study is to regrow a meniscus,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Weather affects Dogwood Festival's day two eventsand humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedic
Weather affects Dogwood Festival's day two events
WGEM Quincy / Posted 2 days ago
and humans have a lot more in common than the naked eye can see, and a biomedical research project carried out on pigs in Lake Charles, Louisiana, could make big strides for human arthritis research. The goal of the study is to regrow a meniscus,... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Firefighters test their skills in Firefighter Combat Challengeare things we do in our every day job. This is the reason that this combat chal
Firefighters test their skills in Firefighter Combat Challenge
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
are things we do in our every day job. This is the reason that this combat challenge came to be," said Cheri Ardoin the Lake Charles regional competition event organizer. This is the fifth year the city has hosted this event. Ardoin added that... Read more
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The Advocate
Nate Cain, on leave as Avoyelles warden amid investigation, was treated leniently in 2009 incidenteither to taking part in the beating or else lying about it. Breaux said he se
Nate Cain, on leave as Avoyelles warden amid investigation, was treated leniently in 2009 incident
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
either to taking part in the beating or else lying about it. Breaux said he sent letters to the FBI’s branch offices in Lake Charles and Baton Rouge but never heard from the bureau. Three years after the beating, in January 2012, Nate Cain was... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Firefighters test their skills in Firefighter Combat Challengeare things we do in our every day job. This is the reason that this combat chal
Firefighters test their skills in Firefighter Combat Challenge
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
are things we do in our every day job. This is the reason that this combat challenge came to be," said Cheri Ardoin the Lake Charles regional competition event organizer. This is the fifth year the city has hosted this event. Ardoin added that... Read more
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The Advocate
Nate Cain, on leave as Avoyelles warden amid investigation, was treated leniently in 2009 incidenteither to taking part in the beating or else lying about it. Breaux said he se
Nate Cain, on leave as Avoyelles warden amid investigation, was treated leniently in 2009 incident
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
either to taking part in the beating or else lying about it. Breaux said he sent letters to the FBI’s branch offices in Lake Charles and Baton Rouge but never heard from the bureau. Three years after the beating, in January 2012, Nate Cain was... Read more
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The Advocate
Billy Nungesser and his oceanfront property in Baton Rougehis buddy, state GOP Chairman Roger Villere, allowed a company called Alexandro
Billy Nungesser and his oceanfront property in Baton Rouge
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
his buddy, state GOP Chairman Roger Villere, allowed a company called Alexandros, in partnership with Pelican Refining in Lake Charles, to almost sign a deal that would corner the market in Iraqi oil for 25 years. The Avondale shipyard would be... Read more
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