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Former Daily Show host Jon Stewart makes his directorial debut with the charming political comedy Irresistible. Steve Carell plays Gary, a slick Democratic Party operative......
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As the coronavirus pandemic has hit some places harder than others, it also has had an unpredictable economic impact on various states that is unrelated......
Following its cancellation this year in coordination with local and state guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cajun Chili Fest has been rescheduled for the spring of 2021 in Lafayette, at Blackham Coliseum. The team registration will open up later in the fall, and the...
Because of COVID-19, more shoppers have begun turning to local butchers who source from nearby farms. What effect will this have on the meat-packing industry? Since the early 1900s, the meat-packing industry has been fraught with problems. Plants' exploitation of workers and highly unsanitary and unsafe practices—brought to light in...
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Long before the rise of social media (or even the internet), people were making baked goods in their own kitchens for sale to the public. Though laws vary from state-to-state, Louisiana's Cottage Food Act (enacted in 2013 and amended in 2014) allows residents to sell specific, low-risk goods, such as jams, jellies, honey, candy, and baked...
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The Southern Poverty Law Center has updated their 2016 report Whose Heritage?, to include and identify a map of 114 Confederate symbols that have since been removed, along with the 1,747 that still stand. "The Civil War ended 154 years ago. The Confederacy, as former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has said, was on the wrong side of humanity," the report reads. "Our public entities should...
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You might be looking for something to watch or escape to these days, and Amazon has had you covered. And now, it's going to have you extra-covered. This July, Amazon is releasing a deluge of content for the many of us still housebound. Among the listings that have become free with Amazon Prime are Midnight in Paris, a crowd favorite, which is late Woody Allen at his best, with Owen Wilson as a great...
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"Do it for the Gram!" "WordStar!" These phrases are just some of the captions to what has long been a cultural mainstay of internet-fueled hijinks and—in this case—misdemeanors. This time, a Louisiana man did it for the TikTok, as it were, if by "it" you mean taking a dip in a Bass...
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