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Weight Room Waits

The Beauregard Parish School Board has a need for a new high school weight room.  It’ll have a dressing area and rest rooms accessible from outside and that all sounds great and everyone is ready to get with it...

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NASA Prepares For Space Shuttle Discovery's Launch
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Storm Dings Rocket Site

There may possibly be a delay on the next NASA venture into deep space. In addition to many homes and vehicles damaged by Tuesdays tornado in New Orleans - the Michoud deep-space rocket facility in New Orleans that puts together key components of the deep space rocket were damaged...

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Workers Prepare Sections Of Pipe That Will Transport Oil
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Pipelines = Jobs

A study by LSU says the Bayou Bridge pipeline project would lead to about an $830 million dollar economic boost for Louisiana this year.  The pipeline would run 162 miles from Lake Charles to St James Parish and could transport some 480,000 barrels a day of crude from where it’s produced to where it’s refined by 17 different refineries...

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Link Between Plastic Bottles and Childhood Obesity

Pregnant women are being advised to avoid drinking from plastic bottles. Scientist say there is a link with plastic and childhood obesity.

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Prime Minister Theresa May Visits A Local Butchers Shop In Her Constituency Of Maidenhead
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Small Business Workshop

Small business confidence is up and McNeese is hosting a FREE workshop from 2-4 PM Wednesday February 8 on the second floor of the SEED center at MSU...

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Buy Land On-Line in North Lake Charles

If you'd like to buy land in North lake Charles, here some handy information

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Lake Charles Museum Has Most Mardi Gras Costumes In The World!

According to louisianatravel.com, the Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu has "more Mardi Gras costumes that can be found in one place than anywhere in the world!"

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Plunging Pot Prices Have Legal Growers Scrambling To Lower Costs
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LSU to Grow Weed

If you’re a contractor with at least $10 million to invest, LSU wants a word with you about growing medical marijuana.

 

Professor Gauthier of LSU has said there’s already a lot of interest from state borne contractors as well as some from outside of Louisiana who are eager to bid for the bud growing operation.

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Free Smoke Detectors

If you live in DeRidder without a smoke detector – call the fire department. This is an outstanding program from the City, State and Red Cross, our kudos go out...

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Vote the Best King Cake in Southwest Louisiana [POLL, RATING]

It’s that time again where anyone who loves Louisiana anticipates going into the new year to partake in the pre-lenten celebrations, Mardi Gras!

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McNeese Students Excel

Most of the time student athletes get all the headlines - today let's call attention to McNeese students who've earned recent regional academic acclaim and awards...

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Warmer Weather and Snakes

Although it'll be a little cooler this weekend, overall warmer weather means snakes come out sooner – Biologist Annaliese Scoggin tells us increasingly warmer southern weather overall with our shorter winters means snakes are coming out of hibernation sooner – she also cited an ever increasing rat population that entices the serpents to come out for a nutria buffet...

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