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August 13, 2002 | SAM FARMER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A 13-foot alligator is on the loose. That should come as no surprise to the New Orleans Saints, who have spent the last two summers living with the realities of the NFL's most otherworldly training camp. This is the heart of the bayou, after all, where beetles the size of cigarette lighters--locals call them, ''flying cockroaches''--buzz around, and there is a $4 bounty on swamp-dwelling nutria rats, which are as big as terriers and have burnt-orange teeth.
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August 13, 2002 | SAM FARMER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A 13-foot alligator is on the loose. That should come as no surprise to the New Orleans Saints, who have spent the last two summers living with the realities of the NFL's most otherworldly training camp. This is the heart of the bayou, after all, where beetles the size of cigarette lighters--locals call them, ''flying cockroaches''--buzz around, and there is a $4 bounty on swamp-dwelling nutria rats, which are as big as terriers and have burnt-orange teeth.
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October 24, 1995
Two Orange County high school girls' basketball players made oral commitments to four-year colleges Monday. Nicole Strange, a senior forward on the Fountain Valley team, will attend Oregon, her father, Mike, said. Raschelle Lawrence, a senior point guard at University, is going to Nicholls State in Thibodaux, La., her father, Sidney, said. Strange averaged 14 points and 10 rebounds for Fountain Valley.
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June 25, 1985 | Associated Press
Eight grim hostages from TWA Flight 847, seen on a videotape received by U.S. television networks Monday, said they are well and hope to be released soon. "I'm looking forward to being home with my family as soon as possible," said hostage Robert Peel Jr., 33, of Hutchinson, Kan. "I feel OK. I feel fine," said Steve Willett, 36, of Thibodaux, La. "I hope to see my family and friends soon."
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May 23, 1996
John Wright has resigned as coach of the Marina High boys' and girls' water polo teams and the boys' swimming team to become an assistant in the men's water polo program at Golden West College, Marina Athletic Director Larry Doyle announced Tuesday. Wright had been the water polo coach the last three years, leading the boys' team to the Sunset League title and the Southern Section Division II finals in 1995. The girls' team was top-ranked in the section.
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November 26, 1998 | Associated Press
Reserve Betty Lennox scored 27 points to lead second-ranked Louisiana Tech to an 87-50 rout of Nicholls State at Thibodaux, La. Lennox led the charge by scoring 11 consecutive points, including three consecutive three-point baskets, to give the Lady Techsters (2-0) an early 28-17 lead. Nicholls State (0-4) fought back and was able to trim its deficit to 37-28 at halftime.
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December 12, 1993 | From Associated Press
Coach Bob Knight and 12th-ranked Indiana kept their cool Saturday night to hand Washington State its first loss of the season, 79-64. Back coaching after a one-game suspension for unsportsmanlike conduct, Knight watched the Hoosiers struggle early, then take control in the final half in the championship game of the Indiana Classic at Bloomington, Ind. Damon Bailey had 29 points for Indiana (4-1), including 22 in the second half. Knight did not speak to reporters afterward.
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June 18, 1985 | United Press International
TWA provided the following list Monday of crew members and passengers still missing and presumed to be hostages of the hijackers. Flight crew members Capt. John Testrake, Richmond, Mo. First Officer Philip Maresca, Salt Lake City Flight Engineer Benjamin Zimmermann, Cascade, Idaho. Passengers 1. Father James W. McLoughlin, Geneva, Ill. 2. Thomas V.S. Cullins, Burlington, Vt. 3. Claude E. Whitmoyer, Severn, Md. 4. Michael R. Brown, Miami 6. Robert Peel Jr., Wichita, Kan. 7. William J.
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December 15, 1998 | From Associated Press
After No. 4 Cincinnati struggled through a sloppy and lackluster first half, center Kenyon Martin took charge and led the Bearcats to an 82-48 victory over Nicholls State on Monday night at Cincinnati. Martin, playing tough inside, scored 11 points during a 20-5 spurt that opened the second half. He finished with 22 points, 13 rebounds, six steals and four blocked shots.
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December 12, 2003 | Larry B. Stammer, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles archdiocese will soon ordain the first Filipino American bishop in the nation, Cardinal Roger M. Mahony announced Thursday. Father Oscar A. Solis will serve as auxiliary bishop overseeing a wide range of outreach programs, including those serving 600,000 Filipinos and other ethnic groups, Mahony said. Solis, 50, is pastor of St. Joseph Co-Cathedral in Thibodaux, La., where he has served since 1988.
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