The graduating class of Livingston High School prepares for commencement June 3, 2008, in New Orleans.

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A father of four who owes $97,000 in back child support has been ordered to stop procreating.  Read More

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In something of a parting gift, President Obama is making abundantly clear his deep support and fondness for outgoing Secretary… Read More

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There are some things that happen in the news that simple defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 1/28 Chris Brown… Read More

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A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles of sweeping legislation… Read More

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Mirror, mirror on the wall, why must my home state be so adamant about making sure its children become the dumbest of them all? Six… Read More

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