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WESTWEGO, La. (AP) - One person was killed and three others were injured in a boat's collision with a parked barge in Louisiana. The U.S. Coast Guard said in a news release that a 22-foot recreational boat with four passengers struck a barge around 4:15 a.m. Sunday and ran aground, ejecting one passenger near Bayou Segnette.

MONROE, La. (AP) - A chef who was named the 2016 Louisiana Seafood King is accused of stalking a woman. News outlets report an arrest affidavit filed Saturday says 35-year-old William Blake Phillips texted and called the woman a total of 54 times, showed up at her home several times after being told not to come and threatened to hurt and kill her.

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) - Joe Burton scored 18 points and missed just three of 11 shot attempts, Bakari Evelyn scored 14 points and Valparaiso drubbed Southeastern Louisiana 83-50. Derrik Smits made all six of his shots and finished with 12 points and collected six rebounds for Valparaiso.

ATLANTA (AP) - Two students from Georgia universities have been selected as Rhodes scholars in a class with the most ever African-Americans and transgender man chosen. The Rhodes Trust announced Saturday that Chelsea Jackson and Calvin Runnels are among the 32 students selected to receive a scholarship to study at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

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