Interior secretary Zinke to leave administration by end of year, Trump says

Ryan Zinke , the 52nd Secretary of the Interior, was tapped by Trump in December 2016.
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Trump picks Mick Mulvaney as acting chief of staff

Mulvaney is currently the director of the Office of Management and Budget.


83-year-old Vietnam War veteran receives Ph. D. from LSU despite setbacks

Man hit by truck near Memorial Hospital

Unique gifts for the person who has everything

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rain coming to an end for the weekend

School Board asks military families to submit Impact Aid forms

Vernon and Beauregard Parish School Boards are asking military parents to turn in their Impact Aid forms.
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Sign-up deadline is Saturday for ACA health law coverage

Saturday is the deadline for ACA coverage in most of the country.

Man who took gun from sheriff’s deputy sentenced to 20 years in prison

Grand jury indicts 2 former officers caught on video slamming teen to ground

DeQuincy Middle School decks the halls

Louisiana gas terminal wins controversial $1B-plus tax break

JPSO deputy shot in line of duty returns home

Holiday Pet Photos

Man allegedly meets teen on dating site, faces rape charges

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Windy and cooler today with showers returning

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  Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas ruled that the rest of the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, was inextricably linked to the individual mandate, and so the whole law is unconstitutional.


Cowboys can’t overcome 2nd half run in loss to UMKC

  Lake Charles looking to get first win in I-10 Bowl

Lafayette has won the past two meetings.


SOWELA Commencement

JDPJ votes to approve ‘substantial completion’ of new jail

Diversion programs helping keep juvenile crime rate down, says director

  Residents on Taylor St. in Greinwich Village complain of sewage problems during heavy rain

Some residents on Taylor Street blamed heavy rains Thursday for sewage coming up in their homes. City officials say they are looking for ways to remedy the problem.
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Watch: Pair of horses pull tractor trailer up icy hill

The two work horses surprised everyone - especially the truck driver.

  Lake Charles city employees recognized for service at luncheon

Protecting children from RSV and other viruses during holidays

At least five area businesses receive threats as similar bomb threats reported across state, nation

Protecting gift packages


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  Baby born 14 weeks early lives up to her name

7 tips to stay healthy during the holidays

  Diabetes and the eyes


  Lake Charles looking to get first win in I-10 Bowl

  Lake Charles All-Stars preparing for Saturday’s I-10 Bowl