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US Astronaut Buzz Aldrin
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Happy Birthday Buzz Aldrin 87

The 1960's were a heck of a ride, there were high-profile political assassinations, the Viet Nam War, 'hippies' and the so-called counter culture springing up all over the place...

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Jeff Bagwell
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‘Now Batting Third, the First Base-Man, Jeff Bagwell!

"...and there it goes, way back, way way back and it's gone!"

Better late than never and after seven tries the brilliant Baseball Writers have finally seen the light and voted Jeff Bagwell the iron-man former first baseman of the Houston Astros  to forever grace the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York...

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Louisiana’s Dirty Little Secret

There's a reason Louisiana is the prison capital of the world, and it's all because of a little-known injustice that happens in our courtrooms every single day.

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If you listen closely, you can actually hear a sucking sound.
If you listen closely, you can actually hear a sucking sound.
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City of DeRidder Disappointed They Can’t Dig Deeper into Your Pockets

While online retailers like the gigantic Amazon now routinely collect sales taxes on various objects in different jurisdictions – the DeRidder City Council figures it still ain’t enough...

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Motorcycle Madness Hits Daytona Beach During Bike Week
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The Peaceful Transition of Power and the Roar of V-Twins

The President-Elect will be sworn in Friday, around lunchtime.  The temper tantrums, taunts and threats of the losing side of the election jumped the shark at the Golden Globes to the snickering of the world at-large but continues on en masse nonetheless...

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Selma to Montgomery Alabama March
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Two Doors Were Side by Side

In Port Arthur, Texas in the early 1960’s I was bi-racial, though the conjugated hyphenated word hadn’t been invented yet. We were somehow above Blacks and Mexicans but not purely white.

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The Worst Motels In Lake Charles

We have a lot of great motels here in Lake Charles, but we also have a few bad ones. Warning: May contain bed bugs, suspicious stains, undercover police, mice, and/or prostitution.

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The Old State Capitol Treasure

History fascinates me because it gives one a sense of a 'place in time' where we all are.  Another thing about history is the people, the nameless forgotten individuals we'll never know as well as the shakers and movers that fill our history books...

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Louisiana Is Still The Prison Capital Of The World

The United States imprisons more of its citizens than any other country in the world, and Louisiana locks up more people than any other state in the country.

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NCAA Football - Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl - Miami vs LSU - December 30, 2005
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Guarding Tiger Stadium

It seems that the LSU stadium has been broken into and vandalized twice in the past couple of months! Hey what the heck is going on over there in BR?

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Hackathon Held In Miami With Goal Of Improving Communications And Information Access In Cuba
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“The Millennial Question” And An Answer From A Not-So-Millennial

"The Millennial Question" video has been shared thousands of times since it hit Facebook. Here's the video, and a response from a not-so-millennial.

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Dave vs. Technology, a Story of Frustration, Part 2

The latest episode in Dave's epic, ongoing struggle with technology.

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