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Are Tebow’s baseball escapades merely a stunt?

Tim Tebow is widely considered one of the best quarterbacks in the history of college football, but his success at the collegiate level never transpired in the NFL, as Tebow has been cut by a number of professional teams in his short career. Now, the former Florida Gator is trying his hand on the diamond. […]

The benefits of local newspapers

Local newspapers play vital roles in communities across the globe. The Information Age has changed the way many people get their news, but local newspapers continue to serve as valuable resources for readers interested in learning more about and becoming more involved in their communities. While local publishers continue to adapt to the changes brought […]

Trigger warnings: Good idea or not?

A letter issued to University of Chicago students informing freshmen that the school doesn’t support trigger warnings or safe spaces has made newspapers all over the country. The scahool’s stance on the hot topic is one that has been applauded and blasted on both sides of the spectrum, however the university is making it clear […]

Killing in the name of capitalism

Why are pharmaceutical companies allowed to extort patients? If you think they are not, take a look at current situations involving the EpiPen and insulin. Drug manufacturer Mylan put increases in place since 2007 that boosted the cost of one pen, an epinephrine auto-injector used to treat severe allergic reactions, from $57 to an almost […]

Gambling still a big part of sports world

The sports world in no stranger to gambling, as it has been prevalent ever since the beginning of organized competition, but just how much of an impact does it have nowadays compared to years past? With the mob controlling most of organized gambling throughout the early 1900’s, it was no secret that players were paid […]

Stay healthy during cleanup

As people work to clean out flood-damaged homes and volunteers and residents begin the tedious process of pulling out damaged flooring, walls and other materials, it is important to remember that such work comes with hazards. In addition to concerns that come with contaminated floodwater filled with bacteria, viruses, sewage, chemicals and more, mold is […]

Some legal aid available for flood victims

A toll-free legal aid hotline is now available for victims of the recent storms and flooding in Louisiana. The service, which allows callers to request the assistance of a lawyer, is a partnership between the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Louisiana Civil Justice Center, the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and the Federal Emergency […]

Join a team

We’ve written much in the past few days about the incredible outpouring of love being shown by neighbors and strangers alike in our local communities. But there is much work to be done and it is highly likely more people in this area are able to assist. While some have decided to complain rather than […]

Disaster can teach citizens to unite in all things

With Louisiana facing arguably the worst flooding the state has ever had to endure, thousands of citizens have banded together to help neighbors, family, friends and in a lot of cases, total strangers. This great display of camaraderie has seen no color, race or religious discrimination, which leads to the question, “Why can’t this happen […]

Some things are stronger than floods

It has been chaotic in Jeff Davis and Acadia parishes over the past few days. The chaos has yet to subside. It is a dark time in the area. So many have been forced from their homes due to floodwaters and that threat continues in Lake Arthur and Mermentau. Some have wondered to what they […]

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