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WEATHER UPDATE: Potential for severe storms into Saturday – American Press

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www.americanpress.com – Crystal Stevenson – 2024-05-30 15:23:57

SUMMARY: Southwest Louisiana is under a severe weather prediction, with potential storms and excessive rainfall expected through Saturday, as reported on May 30, 2024. The area faces a series of upper-level disturbances combined with a moist and unstable air mass. Forecasts indicate damaging straight-line winds and the chance of flash flooding due to heavy rains on the region's saturated grounds. Risks of urban and creek flooding are heightened. Thunderstorms may bring one to two inches of rain tonight, with additional one to three inches from storms early Friday morning to afternoon, and up to an inch expected Saturday afternoon to evening.

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Rougarou catch Gators in late innings – American Press

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www.americanpress.com – Rodrick Anderson – 2024-06-13 23:27:44

SUMMARY: The Baton Rouge Rougarou defeated the Lake Charles Gumbeaux Gators 8-2 in a Texas Collegiate League game on Thursday. The game, played at Barbe High School, saw the Gators' first home run of the season, but the Rougarou pulled ahead in the top of the eighth inning with a bases-clearing double by Clayton Pourciau. The Gators' Reagan Weilblinger struggled, loading the bases before Pourciau's decisive hit. The Gators are now 2-4 in their last six games and will play the Rougarou again in Baton Rouge. Ethan Oceguera pitched well in relief for the Gators, while Matthew Bienvenu earned the win for the Rougarou.

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Schroyer named to national committees – American Press

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www.americanpress.com – Jim Gazzolo – 2024-06-13 14:35:26

SUMMARY: Heath Schroyer, McNeese State Athletic Director, was named to two national NCAA committees: the Division I Council and the Men's Basketball Oversight Committee, elevating his profile and providing McNeese and the Southland Conference significant representation in college sports decisions. Schroyer has been instrumental in transforming McNeese's athletic department in the wake of COVID-19 and hurricanes. His role includes influencing crucial areas like NIL deals and the transfer portal. Schroyer expressed honor and excitement about his new responsibilities, while McNeese officials praised the recognition and potential benefits for the institution and its athletic programs.

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17 state AGs sue Biden administration for allowing foreign farmworkers to unionize – American Press

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www.americanpress.com Staff – 2024-06-13 09:17:20

SUMMARY: Seventeen state attorneys general, led by Kansas Attorney General Kris Kobach, have filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration over a new rule allowing temporary farm workers on H-2A visas to unionize. This rule contradicts federal law, which prohibits American farm workers from collective bargaining. Kobach criticized President Biden, stating that the policy prioritizes foreign workers' political benefits while American workers face challenges in the current economy. This legal action underscores the ongoing tension between state officials and the federal government regarding labor and immigration policies.

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