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Firefighters say a fire at a daycare on the corner of First Avenue and Craft Street in Lake Charles Tuesday afternoon could have been so much worse.Fire officials on the scene said that all the children and employees were evacuated to safety.The fire appears to have started in a bedroom, according to officials.

In Texas, a tea party-backed candidate has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate. Ted Cruz defeated Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in the runoff. Cruz advances to the November election to succeed retiring Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison. The race was seen as a national test of the tea party's influence.

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    House on Tank Farm Road fired upon twice over weekend

    House on Tank Farm Road fired upon twice over weekend

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-04-25 03:36:29 GMT
    (Source: Raycom)(Source: Raycom)

    A house on Tank Farm Road was fired upon twice over the weekend, authorities with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office said. The first incident happened Friday night, followed by another incident Sunday night, said Cmdr. James McGee, CPSO spokesman. No one was injured. Deputies are following leads, but don’t yet have a suspect or motive. “We are following every lead we get,” McGee said. McGee asked anyone with information to

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    A house on Tank Farm Road was fired upon twice over the weekend, authorities with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office said. The first incident happened Friday night, followed by another incident Sunday night, said Cmdr. James McGee, CPSO spokesman. No one was injured. Deputies are following leads, but don’t yet have a suspect or motive. “We are following every lead we get,” McGee said. McGee asked anyone with information to

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  • SPECIAL REPORT: Recovery Road - heroin addiction

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:31 PM EDT2017-04-25 03:31:16 GMT
    Heroin EpidemicHeroin Epidemic

    Meet Bobby Boursew. A recovering heroin addict who learned the tricks of the trade from the two people closest to him. 

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    Meet Bobby Boursew. A recovering heroin addict who learned the tricks of the trade from the two people closest to him. 

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  • Oyster fishermen fighting tonging bill

    Oyster fishermen fighting tonging bill

    Monday, April 24 2017 8:25 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:25:40 GMT
    (Source:KPLC)(Source:KPLC)

    Tonging is way to fish for oysters using two large sticks. 

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    Tonging is way to fish for oysters using two large sticks. 

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