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Posted at 6:00 PM

Obviously, I should be twice as opposed to answer when I can see, on my modern phone, the source of the call. But I am one of those who is a slave to curiosity. I want to know why they are calling me and what they are selling.

Posted at 4:00 PM

Singh, known as the LSU AgCenter plant doctor because he's director of the Plant Diagnostic Center, said of the seven diseases reported, the first he heard about earlier this season was White mold, also known as Timber rot.

Posted May 30, 2016 at 5:00 PM

The American Cancer Society estimates this year in the United States, about 22,280 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer. They also project that 14,240 women will die from this disease, also called the “silent killer.”

Posted May 30, 2016 at 3:00 PM

“Change is the only constant in life,” Angie Bush said in opening her speech at Thursday's Empowering Women luncheon, a series sponsored by the West Calcasieu Chamber of Commerce.

Posted May 28, 2016 at 2:30 PM

A number of misconceptions surround how we prepare soils for planting. Sometimes the advice may sound reasonable, but it may really not provide the expected.

Posted May 27, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Erosion and coastal restoration seem to be hot button topics of conversation everywhere you go in South Louisiana, and Wednesday Rusty Vincent, Secretary/Treasurer of Century Group, Inc., was in town to share his thoughts on the subject.

Updated May 27, 2016 at 9:45 AM

The City of Sulphur received a report from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) regarding structural issues. It was the second such report sent by the DOTD regarding the integrity of that particular crossing.

Updated May 26, 2016 at 11:30 AM

There's no way to determine if food is contaminated with E. coli by visually inspecting, smelling, or tasting it. Coming into contact with feces of humans or animals causes an E. coli infection. Thoroughly cooking meat eliminates the bacteria.

Posted May 25, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Two animal rights groups are asking that Louisiana State University stop using captive tigers as mascots a day after LSU said its mascot was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

Updated May 25, 2016 at 12:49 PM

Jeff DeGraff, UP director of media relations for the southern region, told the Daily News in a phone interview that the projects kicked off April 8 and closed May 15. But, he said, work crews are still going up and down the lines to pick up old rail...

Posted May 23, 2016 at 3:00 PM

At the spring commencement ceremony on Friday, May 13, a total of 4,102 degrees were awarded – the largest amount of degrees awarded at a single commencement surpassing last year's 3,977 degrees awarded in the spring.

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