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Bin Laden’s death tops 2011

The killing of Osama bin Laden during a raid by Navy SEALs on his hideout in Pakistan was the top news story of 2011, followed by Japan's earthquake/tsunami/meltdown disaster, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors.

The death of bin Laden, the al-Qaida leader who masterminded the Sept. 11 terror attacks, received 128 first-place votes out of 247 ballots cast for the top 10 stories. The Japan disaster was next, with 60 first-place votes. Placing third were the Arab Spring uprisings that rocked North Africa and the Middle East, while the European Union's financial turmoil was No. 4.

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Fatal wrecks up in 2011

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — More people along the Mississippi and Louisiana areas were killed on state highways in 2011.

Fatal crashes have actually seen a one-third decline sin...

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Big bands mean big bucks

BATON ROUGE (AP) — When the players start hitting and the crowds start cheering at the BCS National Championship Game, you can bet both LSU and Alabama fans will expect t...

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Love in Action

Love in Action

Woman opens house to serve breakfast for hungry folks

She is 84 years old, downright spunky and Bernice Jones loves to cook – especially at Christmas time.

Beginning at 4 a...

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Burglar caught in Arkansas

Burglar caught in ArkansasA third suspect has been arrested in connection with the burglary of a Forest Drive residence that took place earlier this month.

Jeffery Alan McCoy, 31, of the 400 block ...

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