Country music singer JACK GREENE dies at age 83

(Reuters) – Country musician Jack Greene, a veteran star of the Grand Ole Opry, died of complications from Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 83, the Nashville, Tennessee, music hall said on Friday. Greene, who was best known for his smooth voice and 1966 song “There Goes My Everything,” died in his sleep at his [...]

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Allergic Teen Dies After Eating Cookie

Robin Fitzpatrick never knew peanuts could kill her son. Cameron Groezinger-Fitzpatrick, 19, a college freshman who suffered from a severe nut allergy, died last Friday after eating a cookie that contained peanut oil. His friend had sworn it didn’t. “We were all so shocked, it came out of nowhere,” Fitzpatrick told ABCNews.com. “For 19 years, [...]

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Taxpayer Money Spent on Robots That Fold Laundry, Shrimp on Treadmills

You’ve probably heard of shrimp on the barbie, but what about shrimp on a treadmill? The National Science Foundation has, and it spent $500,000 of taxpayer money researching it. It’s not entirely clear what this research hoped to establish. But it’s one of a number of projects cited in a scathing new report from Sen. [...]

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WHEN PRAYING CHOOSE YOUR WORDS CAREFULLY

  BE SURE THIS IS NOT THE WAY GOD INTERPRETS YOUR PRAYER… Dear God in Heaven, as I face the daily task of getting through this day in this world, dealing with so many ignorant people each & every day of my life, I often wonder why you didn’t just make everyone in my image. [...]

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L.E. WHITE & LOLA JEAN DILLON

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Downtown Alive!!!

Downtown Alive kicks off its Spring Concert Series on Friday, March 15th in Downtown Lafayette. KBONs D.J. Kimble hosts Corey Ledet and his Zydeco Band at Parc International. Downtown Alive begins at 5:30PM with food and beverage concessions. Musical performances are from 6-8:30PM. Concession sales help keep Downtown Alive free, so please leave your ice [...]

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