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Week 3 - Mansfield 12, LaGrange 32

Week 3 - Mansfield 12, LaGrange 32

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  • Fighting fire ants in Southwest Louisiana a battle

    Fighting fire ants in Southwest Louisiana a battle

    Friday, June 23 2017 8:04 PM EDT2017-06-24 00:04:53 GMT
    Source: PBSSource: PBS

    It's a war all too many of us have fought and likely lost at one point or another - dealing with fire ants. Jimmy Meaux, extension agent for the LSU Ag Center in Lake Charles, said fighting fire ants is a non-stop battle. "These big mounds you see are constantly moving," Meaux said. "They're here to stay in Southwest Louisiana." Meaux said one of the most effective ways to kill fire ants is with insecticide and bait. But if a neighborhood collectively has a...

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    It's a war all too many of us have fought and likely lost at one point or another - dealing with fire ants. Jimmy Meaux, extension agent for the LSU Ag Center in Lake Charles, said fighting fire ants is a non-stop battle. "These big mounds you see are constantly moving," Meaux said. "They're here to stay in Southwest Louisiana." Meaux said one of the most effective ways to kill fire ants is with insecticide and bait. But if a neighborhood collectively has a...

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  • Most Southwest Louisiana parishes see drop in graduation rates

    Most Southwest Louisiana parishes see drop in graduation rates

    Friday, June 23 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-06-23 23:46:37 GMT
    (Source: pablo)(Source: pablo)

    The Louisiana Department of Education recently released district and school graduation outcomes for the class of 2016.

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    The Louisiana Department of Education recently released district and school graduation outcomes for the class of 2016.

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  • Calcasieu program helps nonviolent offenders expunge records

    Calcasieu program helps nonviolent offenders expunge records

    Friday, June 23 2017 7:12 PM EDT2017-06-23 23:12:14 GMT
    (Source: RNN)(Source: RNN)

    A Calcasieu Parish initiative is aiming to give nonviolent offenders a second chance by expunging convictions and arrests made within the parish at a low cost. 

    It's called the "Fresh Start Initiative" and it's a collaborative effort between the DA's office, the Southwest Louisiana Law Center and other organizations. 

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    A Calcasieu Parish initiative is aiming to give nonviolent offenders a second chance by expunging convictions and arrests made within the parish at a low cost. 

    It's called the "Fresh Start Initiative" and it's a collaborative effort between the DA's office, the Southwest Louisiana Law Center and other organizations. 

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