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  • TOUCHDOWN LIVE: Quarterfinals scores and highlights

    TOUCHDOWN LIVE: Quarterfinals scores and highlights

    Saturday, November 25 2017 12:02 AM EST2017-11-25 05:02:30 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Five Southwest Louisiana teams won last Friday night to reach this week's quarterfinals: Barbe, Jennings, Kinder, Welsh and Basile. QUARTERFINAL PAIRINGS CLASS 5A (9) Barbe (11-1) at (1) West Monroe CLASS 3A (18) Crowley (8-4) at (10) Jennings (9-2) CLASS 2A (8) Kinder (7-5) at (1) Welsh (10-1) CLASS 1A  (7) Basile (9-3) at (2) Oak Grove (11-1) FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FEATURES Touchdown Live Slideshow: To add your pics to the slideshow, email your...

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    Five Southwest Louisiana teams won last Friday night to reach this week's quarterfinals: Barbe, Jennings, Kinder, Welsh and Basile. QUARTERFINAL PAIRINGS CLASS 5A (9) Barbe (11-1) at (1) West Monroe CLASS 3A (18) Crowley (8-4) at (10) Jennings (9-2) CLASS 2A (8) Kinder (7-5) at (1) Welsh (10-1) CLASS 1A  (7) Basile (9-3) at (2) Oak Grove (11-1) FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FEATURES Touchdown Live Slideshow: To add your pics to the slideshow, email your...

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  • Breastfeeding vs. formula for newborns

    Breastfeeding vs. formula for newborns

    Friday, November 24 2017 11:22 PM EST2017-11-25 04:22:48 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    New moms have the right to choose whether they breastfeed their babies. Lake Area doctors are urging moms to consider the benefits that breastfeeding has on their children and how it could impact their future. Dr. Anatole Karpovs of the Children's Clinic says he urges all new moms to at least try to breastfeed for two months after birth.

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    New moms have the right to choose whether they breastfeed their babies. Lake Area doctors are urging moms to consider the benefits that breastfeeding has on their children and how it could impact their future. Dr. Anatole Karpovs of the Children's Clinic says he urges all new moms to at least try to breastfeed for two months after birth.

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  • SWLA wakes up early for Black Friday

    SWLA wakes up early for Black Friday

    Friday, November 24 2017 8:56 PM EST2017-11-25 01:56:29 GMT
    Source: Christian PiekosSource: Christian Piekos

    Thanksgiving has come and gone. For bargain hunters, Black Friday marks the beginning of the holiday season. "On Thursday afternoon, I usually sit down with my paper and look through the deals and stuff," said Shawna Chapman, a veteran Black Friday shopper. "I pinpoint and get an idea of what I want." Alongside friends and family in matching Black Friday T-shirts, Chapman digs for the best deals in town - all before the sun rises.

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    Thanksgiving has come and gone. For bargain hunters, Black Friday marks the beginning of the holiday season. "On Thursday afternoon, I usually sit down with my paper and look through the deals and stuff," said Shawna Chapman, a veteran Black Friday shopper. "I pinpoint and get an idea of what I want." Alongside friends and family in matching Black Friday T-shirts, Chapman digs for the best deals in town - all before the sun rises.

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  • Moss Bluff man meets son for first time

    Moss Bluff man meets son for first time

    Friday, November 24 2017 8:28 PM EST2017-11-25 01:28:58 GMT
    Devin and Jeremy (Source: KPLC)Devin and Jeremy (Source: KPLC)

    A local man received a phone call a week ago from a son he never knew about - and welcomed him with open arms. After years of searching, 23-year-old Devin Hutchinson says he's found his birth father. "I had that in the back of my mind ever since I was a kid," said Hutchinson. "My parents would say, 'You'll find him one day.' I looked all the time when I was a little kid."

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    A local man received a phone call a week ago from a son he never knew about - and welcomed him with open arms. After years of searching, 23-year-old Devin Hutchinson says he's found his birth father. "I had that in the back of my mind ever since I was a kid," said Hutchinson. "My parents would say, 'You'll find him one day.' I looked all the time when I was a little kid."

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  • Christmas tree shopping at Grant Christmas Tree Farm

    Christmas tree shopping at Grant Christmas Tree Farm

    Friday, November 24 2017 8:16 PM EST2017-11-25 01:16:06 GMT

    It's a tradition here in Southwest Louisiana: shopping for Christmas trees the day after Thanksgiving. Many travel yearly to the Grant Christmas Tree Farm to do just that. 

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    It's a tradition here in Southwest Louisiana: shopping for Christmas trees the day after Thanksgiving. Many travel yearly to the Grant Christmas Tree Farm to do just that. 

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  • Volunteers serve Thanksgiving dinner at Sulphur recreation center

    Volunteers serve Thanksgiving dinner at Sulphur recreation center

    Friday, November 24 2017 7:28 AM EST2017-11-24 12:28:45 GMT
    Thanksgiving at Sulphur Recreation and Aquatic Center (Source: KPLC)Thanksgiving at Sulphur Recreation and Aquatic Center (Source: KPLC)

    It was a feast at the Sulphur Recreation and Aquatic Center today, as volunteers served up a community Thanksgiving dinner. The event was sponsored by the Maplewood/Hollywood Lions Club, Southwest Daily News, Sulphur Parks and Recreation, the City of Sulphur and Care Help of Sulphur.

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    It was a feast at the Sulphur Recreation and Aquatic Center today, as volunteers served up a community Thanksgiving dinner. The event was sponsored by the Maplewood/Hollywood Lions Club, Southwest Daily News, Sulphur Parks and Recreation, the City of Sulphur and Care Help of Sulphur.

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  • Flynn may be moving to cooperate with Mueller's Russia probe

    Flynn may be moving to cooperate with Mueller's Russia probe

    Friday, November 24 2017 4:13 AM EST2017-11-24 09:13:16 GMT
    Saturday, November 25 2017 5:45 AM EST2017-11-25 10:45:24 GMT

    AP source: Flynn's lawyers tell Trump's legal team they are no longer communicating with them about Mueller's investigation, a possible sign of cooperation with the government.

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    AP source: Flynn's lawyers tell Trump's legal team they are no longer communicating with them about Mueller's investigation, a possible sign of cooperation with the government.

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  • Retailers work to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday

    Retailers work to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday

    Friday, November 24 2017 6:23 AM EST2017-11-24 11:23:11 GMT
    Saturday, November 25 2017 5:43 AM EST2017-11-25 10:43:58 GMT

    In recent years, Black Friday has morphed from a single day into a whole season of deals, so shoppers may feel less need to be out.

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    In recent years, Black Friday has morphed from a single day into a whole season of deals, so shoppers may feel less need to be out.

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  • Militants attack Egyptian mosque, kill at least 235 people

    Militants attack Egyptian mosque, kill at least 235 people

    Friday, November 24 2017 7:03 AM EST2017-11-24 12:03:03 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 10:34 PM EST2017-11-25 03:34:12 GMT

    Egyptian security officials say militants have attacked a mosque in volatile Sinai Peninsula, leaving dozens of casualties.

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    Egyptian security officials say militants have attacked a mosque in volatile Sinai Peninsula, leaving dozens of casualties.

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  • Sports Person of the Week - Davian Madden

    Sports Person of the Week - Davian Madden

    Thursday, November 23 2017 11:12 PM EST2017-11-24 04:12:11 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    “Now that I’m a senior, I don’t have another year,” Davian Madden said. “I have to let them know, we got to put everything in this year. Whenever you leave the field you can’t have anything left.” And coming into the season, not many thought Jennings had much left after losing superstar running back Travis Etienne. The Bulldogs proved the doubters wrong, finishing the regular season at 9-2. After a pair of playoff wins, Jennings now...More >>
    “Now that I’m a senior, I don’t have another year,” Davian Madden said. “I have to let them know, we got to put everything in this year. Whenever you leave the field you can’t have anything left.” And coming into the season, not many thought Jennings had much left after losing superstar running back Travis Etienne. The Bulldogs proved the doubters wrong, finishing the regular season at 9-2. After a pair of playoff wins, Jennings now...More >>
  • The Spot Cafe serves up dozens of Thanksgiving meals

    The Spot Cafe serves up dozens of Thanksgiving meals

    Thursday, November 23 2017 7:53 PM EST2017-11-24 00:53:00 GMT
    Source: Christian PiekosSource: Christian Piekos

    Many in Lake Charles found themselves filling their Thanksgiving cravings at the Spot Cafe Thursday - all free of charge. The local restaurant partnered with Wise Tax & Accounting to feed those in Lake Charles who might not have a place to gather on Turkey day. "It feels really good to know that you've been blessed in such a way that you can bless someone else with something as simple as a meal," said LaShawnda Bartie, a volunteer. Volunteers said in years passed,...

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    Many in Lake Charles found themselves filling their Thanksgiving cravings at the Spot Cafe Thursday - all free of charge. The local restaurant partnered with Wise Tax & Accounting to feed those in Lake Charles who might not have a place to gather on Turkey day. "It feels really good to know that you've been blessed in such a way that you can bless someone else with something as simple as a meal," said LaShawnda Bartie, a volunteer. Volunteers said in years passed,...

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  • Lake Charles Job Fair Dec. 1

    Lake Charles Job Fair Dec. 1

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 12:49 PM EST2017-11-22 17:49:47 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The Calcasieu Business & Career Solutions Center will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Dec. 1, at the center’s Elcie Guillory Room, 2424 Third St., in Lake Charles. 

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    The Calcasieu Business & Career Solutions Center will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Dec. 1, at the center’s Elcie Guillory Room, 2424 Third St., in Lake Charles. 

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  • Thanksgiving closures, trash schedule

    Thanksgiving closures, trash schedule

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 7:19 AM EST2017-11-21 12:19:04 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The following is a list of Thanksgiving closures in Southwest Louisiana:

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    The following is a list of Thanksgiving closures in Southwest Louisiana:

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  • Survivors offer horrific accounts of Egypt's mosque attack

    Survivors offer horrific accounts of Egypt's mosque attack

    Saturday, November 25 2017 12:23 AM EST2017-11-25 05:23:30 GMT
    Saturday, November 25 2017 6:15 AM EST2017-11-25 11:15:00 GMT

    Militants attack Egyptian mosque, killing at least 235 on Sinai Peninsula.

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    Militants attack Egyptian mosque, killing at least 235 on Sinai Peninsula.

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  • Consumer watchdog head names a successor, and Trump does too

    Consumer watchdog head names a successor, and Trump does too

    Friday, November 24 2017 5:13 PM EST2017-11-24 22:13:26 GMT
    Saturday, November 25 2017 6:13 AM EST2017-11-25 11:13:58 GMT

    Richard Cordray, the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, tenders his resignation.

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    Richard Cordray, the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, tenders his resignation.

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  • Trump and Time magazine dispute Person of the Year plans

    Trump and Time magazine dispute Person of the Year plans

    Saturday, November 25 2017 2:54 AM EST2017-11-25 07:54:40 GMT
    Saturday, November 25 2017 5:45 AM EST2017-11-25 10:45:20 GMT

    Time magazine is disputing President Donald Trump's account of how he rejected the magazine's request for an interview and photo session ahead of its "Person of the Year" issue.

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    Time magazine is disputing President Donald Trump's account of how he rejected the magazine's request for an interview and photo session ahead of its "Person of the Year" issue.

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  • 'Layaway angel' pays off $10,000 in gifts

    'Layaway angel' pays off $10,000 in gifts

    Saturday, November 25 2017 4:29 AM EST2017-11-25 09:29:45 GMT
    Saturday, November 25 2017 4:50 AM EST2017-11-25 09:50:01 GMT

    He ended up covering 62 orders - not everyone's, but still a whopping $10,780 worth. 

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    He ended up covering 62 orders - not everyone's, but still a whopping $10,780 worth. 

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  • Hunter fatally shoots woman he mistook for deer

    Hunter fatally shoots woman he mistook for deer

    Friday, November 24 2017 8:26 PM EST2017-11-25 01:26:22 GMT
    Saturday, November 25 2017 12:03 AM EST2017-11-25 05:03:07 GMT

    Rosemary Bilquist, 43, was out walking Wednesday evening when she was shot.

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    Rosemary Bilquist, 43, was out walking Wednesday evening when she was shot.

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  • Education Dept. wants to narrow civil rights work in schools

    Education Dept. wants to narrow civil rights work in schools

    Thursday, November 23 2017 3:12 AM EST2017-11-23 08:12:17 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 9:34 AM EST2017-11-23 14:34:47 GMT

    Under the Obama administration, the department would look at whether incidents of discrimination were part of a broader, systemic problem.

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    Under the Obama administration, the department would look at whether incidents of discrimination were part of a broader, systemic problem.

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  • Christmas lights around SWLA

    Christmas lights around SWLA

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 11:48 AM EST2017-11-22 16:48:16 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The following is a list of Christmas light displays around Southwest Louisiana

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    The following is a list of Christmas light displays around Southwest Louisiana

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  • Southwest Louisiana Christmas activities

    Southwest Louisiana Christmas activities

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 9:02 AM EST2017-11-21 14:02:51 GMT
    (Source: pablo)(Source: pablo)

    The following is a list of the Christmas activities going on in the area

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    The following is a list of the Christmas activities going on in the area

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  • 1 shot in Downtown Shreveport by off-duty SPD officer

    1 shot in Downtown Shreveport by off-duty SPD officer

    Saturday, November 25 2017 1:12 AM EST2017-11-25 06:12:12 GMT
    (Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12)(Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12)

    Police have blocked off two separate areas in Downtown Shreveport on Friday night.

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    Police have blocked off two separate areas in Downtown Shreveport on Friday night.

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  • No. 20 LSU beats Tennessee 30-10

    No. 20 LSU beats Tennessee 30-10

    Saturday, November 25 2017 1:00 AM EST2017-11-25 06:00:29 GMT
    Source: LSUSports.netSource: LSUSports.net

    How to watch, listen, stream, and follow live updates for this week's LSU game.

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    How to watch, listen, stream, and follow live updates for this week's LSU game.

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  • Family searching for answers after deadly hit and run

    Family searching for answers after deadly hit and run

    Cars raced down the busy Evangeline Street Friday evening not knowing a family just feet away from them are gathered around candlelight in mourning.

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    Cars raced down the busy Evangeline Street Friday evening not knowing a family just feet away from them are gathered around candlelight in mourning.

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