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"Good Friday" for Food Lovers

Good Friday is usually a good day if you're a seafood lover, and there's no better place to curb your craving than "Shucks!" in Abbeville. "Every Friday in Lent is tremendous", says co-owner David Bertrand. Patrons pack the dining area, hoping to grab a good meal while abiding by that strict Catholic tradition, "You don't eat meat on a Friday...

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"Good Friday" for Food Lovers

Good Friday is usually a good day if you're a seafood lover, and there's no better place to curb your craving than "Shucks!" in Abbeville. "Every Friday in Lent is tremendous", says co-owner David Bertrand. Patrons pack the dining area, hoping to grab a good meal while abiding by that... Read Story

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5 hours 40 minutes ago

Lafayette Church Hosts Drive-Thru Prayer

A Lafayette church on Good Friday hosted a new kind of drive-thru, bringing prayer from the church to the street. The New Church On Louisiana Avenue hosted its first drive-thru prayer. Ninety-year-old Mary King is the oldest church member, and she said she prayed with more than 20 drivers. ... Read Story

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3 hours 37 minutes ago

Children's Hospital apologizes for slow response

Five years after five children died with a fungal infection contracted from hospital linens, Children's Hospital has started notifying families to tell them their loved ones were affected by the outbreak. The Times-Picayune reports Dr. John Heaton, medical director for the New Orleans pediatric hospital, said Thursday the hospital didn't... Read Story

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12 hours 46 minutes ago

Saints re-sign WR Robert Meachem

The New Orleans Saints have re-signed veteran free agent wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year contract. Meachem is a seven-year NFL veteran who was the club's first round draft pick in 2007. The 6-foot-2, 215-pound former Tennessee athlete has played in 92 regular season games with 33 starts... Read Story

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12 hours 49 minutes ago

Early voting for May 3 election begins Saturday

Early voting for the May 3 general election begins Saturday and continues through April 26, excluding Sunday. Secretary of State Tom Schedler says 35 parishes are holding elections on May 3rd. Those parishes include: Acadia, Allen, Beauregard, Bienville, Caddo, Calcasieu, Cameron, Catahoula, Desoto, East Baton Rouge, Grant, Iberia, Jefferson,... Read Story

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12 hours 55 minutes ago

Saints sign Meachem to one-year deal

The New Orleans Saints have re-signed wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year contract. Meachem appeared in 15 games during the 2013 regular season--starting five of them--and finished the campaign with 16 catches, 324 yards, and two touchdowns. In the playoffs, he registered three catches for 109 yards. ... Read Story

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8 hours 29 minutes ago

US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline

The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections. The State Department didn't say how much longer agencies will have to... Read Story

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13 hours 4 minutes ago

Christians mark Good Friday in the Holy Land

JERUSALEM (AP) - Christians in the Holy Land have commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem's Old City. Thousands of Christian pilgrims filled the cobblestone alleyways of the Old City on Friday along the Via Dolorosa, Latin for the "Way of Suffering." They... Read Story

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