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Beauregard Wildfire: Evacuation orders remain in place for Singer

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www.youtube.com – 7NEWS – 2023-08-24 09:11:35

SUMMARY: A mandatory evacuation order is in place for some residents in Beauregard Parish due to a wildfire that has burned over 10,000 acres. The fire conditions have intensified and are now threatening residences in the Singer area and north, including Fred Cloessner, Bob Cooley, Ira Cooley, and John Bowman Roads. The Beauregard Sheriff's Office says that deputies are going door-to-door to help evacuate residents, and Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopters are holding anywhere from 3 to 5 hundred people.

A mandatory evacuation remains in place for some Beauregard Parish residents due to the wildfire that has now burned more than 10,000 acres.

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Poll: Nearly half of Americans struggling because of higher prices – American Press

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www.americanpress.com Staff – 2024-06-19 22:21:17

SUMMARY: A recent Monmouth University poll indicates that nearly half of Americans are struggling with the financial strain caused by inflation, marking the highest recorded level since President Biden's term began. Currently, 46% of respondents report difficulty making ends meet, a notable increase from the 20-29% range during President Trump's tenure. Inflation has driven prices up by approximately 20% since Biden took office, though the rate of inflation has recently slowed. Despite economic improvements, financial concerns remain influential for voters. The poll, conducted from June 1 to June 6, sampled 1,106 adults, highlighting continued economic discontent among the American public.

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BREAKING: CPSO searching for man who escaped custody – American Press

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www.americanpress.com – Crystal Stevenson – 2024-06-19 21:46:54

SUMMARY: The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for Malik D. Williams, 23, who escaped custody on June 19, 2024. Williams fled on foot during an investigation on Gulf Highway after slipping out of handcuffs. He was being detained for domestic abuse charges and was last seen wearing gray Nike shorts, black and white Nike shoes, and no shirt. Despite setting up a perimeter, deputies have not located him. A warrant for $375,000 has been issued for his arrest on charges of domestic abuse battery and simple escape. Public assistance is requested for information on his whereabouts.

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10 Commandments must now be in all La. public classrooms – American Press

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www.americanpress.com – Associated Press – 2024-06-19 20:35:26

SUMMARY: Louisiana is now the first state to mandate the display of the Ten Commandments in all public school classrooms, following a bill signed by Republican Gov. Jeff Landry. The law requires a poster-sized display with a context statement in classrooms from kindergarten to state-funded universities by 2025, funded through donations. Proponents view it as historically significant, while opponents, including civil rights groups, plan to sue, arguing it's unconstitutional and marginalizes non-Christian students. This move reflects a broader conservative agenda under the new GOP-led state government. Similar legislation has faced legal challenges and has not been enacted in other states.

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