College football capsules

...playing for the first time since Tracy Claeys was named the permanent head coach Wednesday. ARKANSAS 31, NO. 9 LSU 14BATON ROUGE, La. - Alex Collins ran for 141 yards and two touchdowns to help resurgent Arkansas win its fourth straight.Combined with...
Political, legal barriers face historic Colombia peace deal

...Thousands of members of the right-wing paramilitary groups that were originally founded by ranchers to fight the rebels went rouge after a 2003 peace deal, joining criminal gangs that today represent Colombia's top public security threat.Despite the...
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No. 15 Ole Miss stuns No. 2 Alabama

...and freshman Penny Hart had nine catches for 128 yards for the Panthers (1-2).NO. 13 LSU 45, NO. 18 AUBURN 21BATON ROUGE, La. - Leonard Fournette ran for a career-high 228 yards and three touchdowns, and LSU steamrolled Auburn 45-21.Fournette...
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No. 1 Kentucky survives again, beating LSU 71-69

BATON ROUGE, La. - Willie Cauley-Stein scored 15 points and top-ranked Kentucky...nine meetings, with the lone loss to LSU coming last February in Baton Rouge.LSU: Mickey now has 85 blocked shots this season with seven regular season...
LaSalle man accused of timber thefts arrested in Alaska

BATON ROUGE, La. - Louisiana officials say a LaSalle Parish man accused of timber thefts worth more than $100,000 was arrested in Alaska...
Emmitt Smith, rapper Flo Rida out of Miss USA; Macy's dumps Trump

...the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants.Flo Rida had been the highest-profile performer scheduled for Miss USA in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and his representative confirmed Wednesday that he would not perform. Country singer Craig Wayne Boyd, winner...
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Ex-MLB player Hamilton slain in murder-suicide

...Hamilton and Jordan found unharmed at the home and turned over to Child Protective Services.Hamilton, who was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, played for five teams over 13 seasons in the majors before retiring in 2001. He reached the postseason in four...
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Runners find 26-plus miles of fun

...don't talk, we are good."Patrick Annaloro, 21, from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, running his eighth marathon, stopped along the...Juneau, AK37. Patrick Annaloro, 21, M, 4:15:27, Baton Rouge, LA38. Cindy Stage, 50, F, 4:15:41, Conway, AR39...
Alaska Science Forum: Red-backed voles climb into science literature

...was a guy quite enthusiastic about voles."I was immediately intrigued," said Jon Nations, who will soon move to Baton Rouge to pursue a Ph.D. in mammalogy. "Despite these animals being found from Hudson Bay to Scandinavia, nobody had studied...
Photo: Miss Alaska USA

...Rae Bautista participates in the evening gown competition Wednesday during the 2014 Miss USA preliminary competition in Baton Rouge, La.. The top 20 contestants will be chosen following the preliminary events and announced on Sunday. It will be broadcast...


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