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SEC baseball tournament: a quick primer on the field

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LSU enters the Southeastern Conference tournament as the No. 4 seed. The Tigers will face the winner of Tuesday's No. 12 Kentucky vs. No. 5 Auburn matchup on Wednesday evening. Tennessee, Auburn, Texas A&M, Arkansas and Alabama are the other teams in the tournament.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

‘Absolutely False’: Biden Energy Secretary Denies Claim That Record Fuel Prices Are Intentional Move Towards Green Energy

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In March, President Joe Biden announced his plan to release one million barrels of crude oil a day, for six months, to address the gas shortage caused by Putin's war on Ukraine. Bayou Choctaw will contribute up to 7.1 million barrels, hopefully bringing relief for so many at the pump.See the Story
SEC · Baton Rouge

Remember the last time LSU had a first-round bye in the SEC Tournament?

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Due to inclement weather affecting the SEC Baseball Tournament schedule, LSU's first game in in the tournament is now scheduled to be played at approximately 1 p.m. CT Thursday. The fourth-seeded Tigers are scheduled to face the winner of Wednesday's elimination game between Auburn and Kentucky. The LSU game will be broadcast on the LSU Sports Radio Network and televised on the SEC Network.See the Story

Deputies investigating shooting incident near 2 Habersham County schools

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Deputies say they were called to a shooting in the 200 block of Hwy. 197 near Habersham 9th Grade Academy. The shooting did not happen on either school's campus, a sheriff's official said. Both schools followed protocol and went into lockdown while deputies investigated the shooting.See the Story
Tangipahoa Parish · Tangipahoa Parish

Shot by his alleged victim, Hammond robbery suspect arrested after he's released from hospital

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Ermonee "Money" Bell, 17, was charged as an adult by the District Attorney's Office. He was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail this week. His mother, Prince Felder Bell, 42, is charged with one count of improper supervision of a minor.See the Story
Vietnam · Vietnam

Letters: I used an M-16 in combat in Vietnam. These guns should be banned for civilians.

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I am so sick of watching news of people being killed by people using assault rifles with large capacity magazines that are designed for military purposes.See the Story
Gun Violence · Uvalde

Our Views: We owe Uvalde's victims a practical approach to reducing gun violence

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The next Newtown, the next Uvalde could be around the corner at any time. A middle approach to the policy and politics of the gun problem is required. Universal background checks on gun purchases are hugely popular in national polls. A reasonable law could ban devices that make rifles into the functional equivalent of machine guns.See the Story
Baton Rouge · Baton Rouge

Two Bains Lower Elementary students make 25 point Accelerated Reader club

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Bains Lower Elementary students Matthew Schmolke and Christopher Rayford recently were recognized by West Feliciana Superintendent Hollis Milton for making the 25 point Accelerated Reader club.See the Story
Baton Rouge · Baton Rouge

Zachary Rotary hears from head of BREC

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BREC operates eight parks in Zachary, including Church Street Park, Zachary Community Park and Beaver Creek Golf Course. Rotary members heard that BREC is one of the top four park systems in the country and is again nominated for the Gold Medal Award. Winners will be announced during the national conference later this year.See the Story

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