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  1. Vandalism: No solo tourists in New Orleans' oldest cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 |

    A historic New Orleans cemetery that may have started New Orleans' tradition of above-ground crypts will soon be off-limits to tourists on their own because of repeated vandalism among the tombs, the Roman Catholic archdiocese that owns the property has announced. Starting in March, entry to St. Louis Cemetery No.


  2. White House: Scalise as No. 3 says a lot about who GOP isRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 |

    The White House on Monday waded into a controversy over revelations that the House's No. 3 Republican spoke to a white supremacist group 12 years ago, saying who the GOP has in leadership "says a lot about who they are."


  3. Slain TV host turned out to have scandalous pastRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 |

    Englishman Scott Rogers might've seemed out of place in Baton Rouge, but the Mississippi River city embraced the local TV host and civic booster. He co-hosted the Baton Rouge Christmas parade and even moderated a 2010 lieutenant governor debate.


  4. Early voters approve Arlington's $236 million bond packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 |

    Early voters gave a big thumbs up to the largest bond package in the city's history Tuesday, approving $236 million worth of proposed street, park, library and fire facility improvements over the coming years. Arlington's bond package included four separates propositions, all of which garnered at least 65 percent approval in early voting returns.


  5. Ex-gov, ex-con Edwin Edwards on the stump againRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 |

    With enthusiasm and vigor that belie his 87 years, Louisiana's four-term former Gov. Edwin Edwards, is running for Congress in south Louisiana in what would be his second political resurrection. His critics say the lifelong Democrat and ex-convict is on a fool's errand.


  6. World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 |

    The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and exploded in the air over Burma in 1945.


  7. A&M focused on stopping a Heisman hopeful at QB, not producing oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 |

    As usual, the hot topic Tuesday at Texas A&M involved a dual-threat quarterback on the short list of Heisman Trophy candidates. If the A&M defense cannot find an answer to that challenge Saturday against Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott, the sixth-ranked Aggies will become a pursuer, rather than a front-runner, in the SEC West Division.


  8. Jimmy Burch: Playoff chase prepares to hit high gear for college teamsRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2014 |

    With rare exception, college football's regular-season version of the NFL preseason is over. The mismatches for money have been played and the first edition of Separation Saturday looms this week for FBS schools.


  9. US gas prices fall, extending summer declineRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2014 |

    A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped 2 cents over the last two weeks, to $3.46, bringing the decline to 25 cents over the last 11 weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that falling crude oil prices drove the declines, although the drop was more moderate than earlier this summer.


  10. Gun company cuts ties with reality TV starRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 |

    A firearms company affiliated with reality TV star Will Hayden is distancing itself from him after his arrest on rape charges.


  11. Ap Photos: Lunar show illuminates world's skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 |

    Known to scientists as a pedigree moon, Earth's neighbor appears at its largest and brightest compared to other full moons when it orbits closer to our planet.


  12. Baylor students were dedicated musicians, teachers recallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 |

    Originally, Jake Hale was the only Baylor University student clarinetist who was going to Baton Rouge, La., this week for the International Clarinet Association's Clarinet Fest .


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