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Tips to avoid injuries while spring cleaning

(StatePoint) Cleaning your home from top to bottom this spring? Do so with care. From falls off ladders to muscle pain, heavy-duty chores can be hazardous to your health and wellness if you're not careful.

Youth hunters experience success

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) conducted six youth lottery deer hunts and three youth lottery waterfowl hunts on Sherburne Wildlife Management Area (WMA) during the 2012-13 hunting season.

Devoted New Orleans teacher vanishes without a trace

Terrilynn Monette had no problem uprooting her life to help children.

Tabasco CEO Paul McIlhenny dies

Paul McIlhenny, the chairman and chief executive of the company that makes Tabasco sauce, has died. He was 68.

Alabama hostage situation ends with boy saved and kidnapper dead

A 5-year-old child abducted from a school bus six days ago is safe and his kidnapper is dead, ending a nearly week-long ordeal for a little boy, his family and a small Alabama town.

Unknown shooter murders Texan prosecutor outside courthouse

Mark Hasse "had an absolute passion for putting away bad guys, and he enjoyed nothing better," his boss said.

Alabama man kills school bus driver, takes 6-year-old boy as hostage in underground bunker

Neighbors of Jimmy Lee Dykes say he was supposed to have been in court on Wednesday, facing charges that he'd shot at them during a December argument over the dirt road that separated their properties.

Straight-line winds, tornadoes tear through Georgia, forcing Governor to declare state of emergency

Powerful winds spawned by a 1,000-mile-long storm system pounded communities in northwest Georgia on Wednesday, overturning dozens of cars on an interstate highway and trapping residents.

Security camera captures tornado touchdown in Plaquemine

Security cameras at an industrial plant rolled as a tornado ripped through Plaquemine.

Notre Dame beats Alabama -- in dollars

Notre Dame is playing Alabama for college football's national championship on Monday night. But the Fighting Irish are already a certain winner over the Crimson Tide -- at least when it comes to money.