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  • Man dies in wreck; cellphone distraction suspected

    State police say cellphone use may have contributed to a two-vehicle fatal crash on La. 70 in St. Martin Parish that led to the death of a 24-year-old Sulphur man.

  • Coach suspended for pushing gas-passing student

    A high school football coach facing criminal charges for allegedly shoving a student who passed gas in the coach's classroom is receiving support from coaches in neighboring districts and others.

  • Aspiring pilot recruited to be Navajo Code Talker

    A Navajo man who aspired to be a pilot but was recruited to become a Code Talker during World War II has died.

  • Michael Smith (left) stands beside a Somerset County Sheriff deputy outside his home in Norridgewock, Maine, on March 18, 2014. Officers armed with assault rifles descended on Smith's home after members of a tree removal crew he'd told to clear off his property reported that he had a gun. The "gun" the tree crew had seen on Smith actually was a life-sized tattoo of a handgun on his stomach. (Associated Press/Morning Sentinel, David Leaming)

    Gun tattoo on man's stomach sends Maine police into tizzy

    Police carting assault rifles and responding to what they thought was a complaint of a homeowner wielding a handgun were shocked to learn that the man was actually touting something far less threatening: a tattoo.

  • Volunteers flock to Neb. for Sandhill cranes

    Every spring they return.

  • ** FILE ** ESPN has fired analyst Hugh Douglas after a racial alteration with another journalist. (Associated Press)

    Hugh Douglas fired by ESPN

    ESPN has fired analyst Hugh Douglas after details emerged that he reportedly called fellow Numbers Never Lie host Michael Smith an Uncle Tom and threatened to beat him up while attending the National Association of Black Journalists Convention in Orlando.

  • President Obama returns a Marine honor guard's salute as he steps off the Marine One helicopter and walks on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington on Dec. 27, 2012, as he returned early from his Hawaii vacation for meetings on the fiscal cliff. (Associated Press)

    Embassy Row: Name droppers

    The diplomatic guessing game that comes with every president's second term is sweeping swank salons from Washington to Hollywood, as big-time Obama supporters gossip about who is expected to get the coveted titles of Mister Ambassador or Madam Ambassador.

  • After hat flap, NW Ark. station hires former Hog

    A northwest Arkansas radio station has hired former Razorbacks running back Michael Smith to replace a reporter who was fired after she wore a Florida Gators hat to a Razorbacks' football news conference.

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