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  1. Mother of three teens who drown in Red River learns to swim, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | NOLA.com

    Instructor Valerie Stiebing shows children how to properly use a life vest at the UNO Lakefront Arena Pool on June 22, 2004. The American Red Cross and Lake Pontchatrain Basin Foundation provided free swiming lessons on using life preservers, rescuing someone from drowning and proper swimming technique.

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  2. David Vitter relies on Louisiana for fundraising, but receives...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | NOLA.com

    Sen. David Vitter, R-La., raised most of the money for his gubernatorial campaign inside Louisiana during the past financial quarter. ORG XMIT: NYOTK Louisiana businesses and people contributed most of the money David Vitter 's gubernatorial campaign has raised over the last few months, but the sitting U.S. Senator also been able to tap into a national donor base.

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  3. Pelican Athletic Club tennis teams excel in USTA State ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Times-Picayune

    Pelican Athletic Club's USTA 40+ 2015 4.0 adult men's champions; Pictured left to right in the back: Brad Humphreys, Brian Croft, Ron Regouffre, Blake Hebert, Captain Bentley Harvey, Mike Mesa. Pictured left to right in the front: Mark Fair, Tony Priola, Kevin Phayer, Burt Dalton, Steve Jacobs.

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  4. Louisiana festival guide 2015: OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Times-Picayune

    The Louisiana festivals calendar for October will have some people breaking into a chorus of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Our State Fair," for agricultural exhibitions with midways pack the month from beginning to end and from Covington to Shreveport and beyond. It's dollars to doughnuts that even people who aren't fans of carnivals will find at least one appealing diversion during the month.

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  5. Why does Louisiana have a Confederate flag on one of its license plates?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | NOLA.com

    That's not necessarily unusual. Louisiana is one of at least nine states that has a Sons of Confederate Veterans specialty plate, which includes the Confederate flag.

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  6. Southern University President Ray Belton talks exposure, non-traditional students at press clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | NOLA.com

    Southern University System President and Chancellor Ray Belton said Monday that the university must do a better job in telling its success stories amid the school's financial and enrollment struggles. "I'm not sure if we're telling our story because I think we have a great story to tell and I think we have benchmarks and outcomes that speak to the values of institutions like Southern University," Belton said at the Baton Rouge Press Club.

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  7. Louisiana rice farmers hope to cash in on trade with Cuba, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | NOLA.com

    Rice farmers in Louisiana are hoping to cash in on trade with Cuba, capitalizing on inexpensive transport between the two places and a Cuban preference for rice grown here, according to The Shreveport Times. "If we ever get this deal going it's going to be a big boost," said Elton Kennedy, who grows thousands of acres of rice in northeastern Louisiana and operates three rice mills, according to the newspaper.

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  8. Memorable Superdome moments, No. 29: St. Augustine beats Jesuit for Class 4A state titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame inductee Otis Washington talks to the media at a press conference prior to his induction Saturday. Washington also was head coach at Southern University.

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  9. LSU's Ben Taylor struggles in first round of 2015 British OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Times-Picayune

    Ben Taylor , who helped lead the LSU men's golf team to the NCAA national championship last month, had a rough first day in the first round of the 2015 British Open at St. Andrews on Thursday. Taylor fired a 10-over-par score of 82 at the Old Course and will struggle to make the cut.

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  10. Unclaimed winning Powerball ticket sold in Slidell soon to expireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    It's probably not enough to begin planning a retirement, but it ain't chump change. A $10,000 winning Powerball ticket that was sold in Slidell awaits redemption.

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  11. Who Dak talkin' 'bout dem Mississippi State Bulldogs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Times-Picayune

    If you saw a guy who looked like Mississippi State senior quarterback Dak Prescott this summer in Lake Charles throwing passes on the McNeese State practice field, you weren't dreaming. Prescott, originally a Lake Charles native who moved to Shreveport and then to Haughton when he was five years old, returned to South Louisiana to visit his family who has moved back to the Lake Charles area in Vinton.

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  12. Obama declares disaster for Red River floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | NOLA.com

    President Barack Obama Monday issued a presidential disaster declaration for five parishes as a result of historic flooding along the Red River. "Communities along the Red River, especially Shreveport and Bossier City, have suffered considerable damage as a result of the continuing flood the past two months, and this disaster declaration will help deliver the needed assistance to the region," Vitter said.

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  13. Shea Patterson's transfer to IMG Academy leaves which team as Division III favorite?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    The Ole Miss commitment will indeed join the national powerhouse in Bradenton, Fla., for his senior season after much speculation of his potential departure from Shreveport. The Times-Picayune Nifty 50 prospect rankings , joins - if not now headlines - a long list of highly touted college prospects for the Ascenders, but also leaves behind a talented, two-time defending Division III state champion Cavaliers bunch in a suddenly much more intriguing title race in Louisiana.

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  14. Price Butcher claims 58th LGA Junior Amateur ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | The Times-Picayune

    Newman's Price Butcher turned in his second consecutive round of 4-under-par 68 to claim the 58th Louisiana Golf Association Junior Amateur Championship at Carter Plantation on Friday. Butcher had a 36-hole total of 8-under-par 136 to win.

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  15. Bobby Jindal issues statement criticizing troop reductions at Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | NOLA.com

    Gov. Bobby Jindal criticized a U.S. Army decision to reduce troops at Fort Polk, pictured above, which is located west of Alexandria. Gov. Bobby Jindal on Wednesday issued a statement criticizing the U.S. Army's plans to reduce troops at Fort Polk , which is located west of Alexandria.

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  16. Of death penalty, Caddo Parish DA tells NYT, 'Retribution is a valid societal interest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Times-Picayune

    Caddo Parish's acting district attorney Dale Cox was spotlighted in another national article -- this week in the New York Times -- following the revelation that the parish sentences more people to death per capita than possibly any other U.S. county. As a prosecutor, Cox has personally secured more than a third of Louisiana's death sentences over the last five years, according to the newspaper.

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  17. Shreveport kid's healthy recipe wins White House trip and meal with Michelle ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Times-Picayune

    Samuel Davis, 11, of Shreveport and 54 fellow child chefs have a date at the White House Friday. All were chosen winners of the 4th annual "Healthy Lunchtime Challenge" and will be honored at a White House "State Dinner" on Friday.

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  18. Newman's Price Butcher out to win 2nd LGA Junior Amateur titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | NOLA.com

    Jesuit's Grant Glorioso, the 2015 New Orleans Area Golfer of the Year, will compete in the Louisiana Golf Association Junior Amateur at Carter Plantation in Springfield this week. (NOLA.com The 58th Louisiana Golf Association Junior Amateur golf tournament will see a new champion crowned this year.

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  19. Shreveport-shot 'Town That Dreaded Sundown' more than your garden-variety slasher remakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | NOLA.com

    As old-school as it is, nobody is likely to mistake the Shreveport-shot slasher film " The Town That Dreaded Sundown " as any sort of genre game-changer. But as horror remakes go, director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's film is built on more clever stuff than one might expect.

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  20. Airline defeats Parkway in 7-on-7 championship game: Shreveport roundupRead the original story

    Monday Jul 6 | The Times-Picayune

    Fifteen teams competed in the inaugural Benton Tiger Charity 7-on-7 football tournament. It was the Airline Vikings that came out on top, defeating Parkway in the championship game, 22-16, according to the Bossier Press-Tribune.

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