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Most People Don't Know These 7 Treasures Are Hiding In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania isn't anywhere near the "high seas" trafficked by legendary swashbuckling pirates, but what kid didn't grow up with dreams of finding mysterious maps and buried chests of gold? We probably won't find a sunken Spanish galleon in the Allegheny River anytime soon, but that doesn't mean the

GUNGUIDER.COM - 2018-03-17 19:20:00

UGA seeking ways to revive oyster industry

Savannah, Ga. - Ripples form on the surface of the water as University of Georgia graduate student Shannon Kirk loads her research equipment onto the research vessel Marie. On that day she was heading out to her research site in Wassaw Sound to measure the growth of more than 10,000 oysters. "We'll

ATHENS BANNER-HERALD - 2018-03-17 19:00:00

Interview with Shak Hill | Candidate for VA's 10th Congressional District

Shak Hill, "Hunted when I was young, started at 12 years old with a shotgun. Now, I own several handguns and long rifles, including a couple suppressors. All of my children and my wife are now comfortable handling firearms, and we go shooting as a family pretty regularly." U.S.A. --(Ammoland.com)- S


Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel containing gallons of diesel fuel

U.S. Coast Guard 8th District Heartland NEW ORLEANS, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - The Coast Guard responded to a capsized vessel on the Lower Mississippi River near Donaldsonville, Louisiana, Saturday morning March 17. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 9:30 p.m. that

BRPROUD.COM - 2018-03-17 17:42:28

Group seeks female chefs for Moroccan trip

The Ross Lynn Charitable Foundation is offering a $2,000 scholarship for a female chef from Northwest Louisiana to travel to Morocco to explore and discover culinary arts of the country. The selected chef will travel with a group from Montana State University studying agroecology and environmental s

SHREVEPORT TIMES - 2018-03-17 17:00:01

JENKINS: Everything is offensive, especially math

I wasn't surprised a few weeks ago to hear that a high school student in Louisiana was accused of drawing offensive symbols on his math test. I've found math offensive since approximately 1973. In this case, the "offensive symbol" turned out to be a square root sign, which other students complained

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-03-17 17:00:00

Festival queen living 'a dream come true'

Hali Westerman knows a lot about Louisiana festivals. The 17-year-old from Thibodaux served as Miss Louisiana Gumbo Festival Queen XLVI in Chackbay in October. But she's been participating in pageants and visiting fairs across the state since she was much younger. As a toddler, she was a shy, and he

HOUMA COURIER - 2018-03-17 16:58:00

Military convoys from North Carolina hit southern highways

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Drivers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia may notice convoys of military vehicles on Interstate 95 and other highways this weekend. The 82nd Airborne Division said on Twitter that it was moving vehicles to Joint Base Charleston that will eventually be transported

FORT BEND HERALD - 2018-03-17 17:30:00

Pining for better days, or at least better trees

We love a pine tree in north Louisiana. "In the piney-wood hills of north Louisiana comma" our old friend Wiley Hilburn wrote on more than one occasion. I love a pine. When I'm away from a pine, I pine for a pine. But... The only pine trees I don't like are the three in my front yard, clumped togeth

SHREVEPORT TIMES - 2018-03-17 16:50:00

Medical school students leaving Louisiana for budget cuts

Louisiana State University's medical school in New Orleans says less of its students need to remain in Louisiana to complete their training as a result of the proceeded with risk of state budget cuts. LSU Health New Orleans declared Friday that 89 of its 193 graduating medical students, or 46 percen

WEEKFACTS.COM - 2018-03-17 16:05:47

Louisiana looking for new leader to oversee special schools

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's launching a national search for a new superintendent to manage the state's schools for deaf, blind and special education students, fter report commissioned by the state education department found the schools needed leadership with more expertise. The schools are c

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-17 15:54:46

College seeks more than $1,400 from former student

GRETNA - A community college is seeking damages for more than $1,400. Louisiana Community and Technical College System through Nunez Community College filed a suit against a former student in the 24th Judicial District Court alleging open account. According to the claim, the plaintiff is seeking dam

LOUISIANARECORD.COM - 2018-03-17 16:06:27

AMIkids Baton Rouge to host Professional Development Day

BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - AMIkids Baton Rouge will host a Professional Development Day on March 21 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. offering the public a variety of career guidance and job placement. The nonprofit organization that has transformed troubled youth into responsible members of our com

BRPROUD.COM - 2018-03-17 16:06:33

'Big Baby' busted with 126 grams of pot, $92K in cash

Former Celtics forward Glen "Big Baby" Davis was arrested last month in a hotel room in Aberdeen, Maryland, with more than 126 grams of marijuana and more than $92,000 in cash. Davis, 32, who played on the Celtics 2008 championship team was last in the NBA with the Los Angeles Clippers in 2015, was

NBC SPORTS - 2018-03-17 15:27:40

Who's real, who's fake in NBA's Western Conference playoff race?

No matter what happens to the NBA's power structure in June, this 2017-18 campaign has already reminded us of this much: Narratives are often wrong. The defending champion Golden State Warriors were supposed to be even better in Year No. 2 with Kevin Durant, and the rest of the league was supposed t

USA TODAY - 2018-03-17 15:26:55

New Orleans man pleads guilty to impersonating FBI agent

GULFPORT, Miss. -- A 34-year-old man from New Orleans has pleaded guilty to impersonating an FBI agent. Troy Graham admitted it when he entered his plea Friday (March 16) to three counts of extortion, brandishing a gun during a robbery and being a convicted felon with a gun, the U.S. attorney's offi

NOLA.COM - 2018-03-17 15:26:08

James Bond film villain Batista reveals why he has turned down a place in WWE Hall of Fame

WWE legend Batista has revealed the reason why he turned down a place in the prestigious Hall of Fame. The 49-year-old, real name Dave Bautista, has taken up his role as Drax the Destroyer in the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War film but is eyeing a return to the squared circle. He's not been seen in

MIRROR - 2018-03-17 15:14:40

With torn ligament, SZA powers through performance

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2018 file photo, Sza performs "Broken Clocks" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York. SZA didn't let a torn ligament in her foot slow her down at a concert for her feverish fans in New York City. She walked into the venue Friday, March 16 with a

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-03-17 15:14:00

Finn Balor, Becky Lynch and the Future of WWE's Irish Stars

Finn Balor, Becky Lynch and the Future of WWE's Irish Stars 0 of 4 Original images: WWE.com Happy St. Patrick's Day! This is the holiday where you will see everything Irish-themed, from clovers and leprechauns to massive amounts of green, white and orange. Coinciding with that, it's also the perfect

BLEACHER REPORT - 2018-03-17 15:00:03

Playing indoors was a big factor for Kirk Cousins

New Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins had 84 million reasons, and more, for choosing to continue his career in Minnesota. While the weather probably wasn't one of them, avoiding the weather was. Appearing on Friday's PFT Live, Cousins was asked about the impact of playing in an enclosed stadium on hi

NBC SPORTS - 2018-03-17 14:52:03