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Palmetto Board of Aldermen candidate disqualified from ballot

Palmetto Alderwoman candidate Melanie Walker Doucette was disqualified today from the Palmetto Board of Aldermen election in St. Landry Parish. Palmetto resident Marx Budden filed a lawsuit challenging Doucette's candidacy, claiming that Doucette resides in Opelousas and does not meet residency requirements to run for office in Palmetto. District Judge Alonzo Harris sided with Budden in court today...

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St. Martin Parish daily arrest report

St. Martin Parish daily arrest report for September 1, 2014: Alexander, Milton 26 500 block of Co Cr Lafayette, LA ILLEGAL CARRYING OF A WEAPON; POSSESSION OF FIREARM/CONCEALED BY CONVICTED FELON; ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF STOLEN FIREARMS 17P-BREAUX BRIDGE PD Guillory, Patrice 56 4100 block of Essen Lane Baton Rouge, LA... Read Story

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District attorney won't dispute Landrieu residency

Republican Senate candidate Rob Maness was unable to persuade Baton Rouge's district attorney to file a residency challenge against Democratic incumbent Mary Landrieu. Maness claims Landrieu isn't able to run for re-election because she lives in Washington. In a written response Tuesday, District Attorney Hillar Moore said Maness gave his... Read Story

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Southwest adds New Orleans-to-San Antonio flight

NEW ORLEANS - Southwest Airlines will add daily flights to San Antonio, Texas, from Louis Armstrong International Airport next year. Southwest will add Saturday-only flights on a 143-seat Boeing 737 in March and expand to daily service April 7. Times-Picayune reports tickets for the March flights are currently on... Read Story

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Lake Charles man accused of 4th DWI

A 54-year-old Lake Charles man is accused of 4th DWI. According to CPSO Spokesperson Kim Myers, Sunday night, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies conducted a traffic stop on a car near the intersection of Patton Street and Beglis Parkway in Sulphur for a traffic violation. David M. Self allegedly... Read Story

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Group says world is losing battle against Ebola

UNITED NATIONS - The international group Doctor Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that treatment centers in West Africa have been "reduced to places where people go to die alone" as the world struggles to contain the disease. In separate remarks... Read Story

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Apple acknowledges some celebrity info compromised

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is acknowledging that computer hackers broke into the accounts of several celebrities to steal personal photos that have been posted online, a security breakdown that the iPhone maker blamed on the intruders' ability to figure out passwords and bypass other safeguards. The preliminary conclusions emerged Tuesday... Read Story

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How to protect your data in the cloud

NEW YORK - The circulation of nude photographs stolen from celebrities' online accounts has raised questions about the security of storing information over the Internet, a growing practice known as the cloud. Apple confirmed Tuesday that some celebrity accounts were compromised by a targeted attack on usernames, passwords and security... Read Story

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