Construction begins on artificial reef in Gulf

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Most South Louisiana anglers couldn’t care less about fishing structures in the Gulf and big bays this time of year. They don’t hold a lot of fish in the autumn and winter, and you’d have to drive over a whole bunch of speckled trout and redfish to get to them anyway.

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This Date In Baseball

1973 — Bert Campaneris and Reggie Jackson hit two-run homers in the third inning as the Oakland A’s defeated the New York Mets 5-2 in Game 7 of the World Series.

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Fight Schedule

At Tokyo, Shinsuke Yamanaka vs. Suriyan Sor Rungvisai, 12, for Yamanaka’s WBC bantamweight title; Takahiro Ao vs. Juan Carlos Salgado, 10, lightweights.

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Bearcats backup QB charged with assault in Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati backup quarterback has been jailed on an assault charge.

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Firestorm over Met opera hits fever pitch

In this Sept. 22, 2014, file photo,  protestors attend the arrivals at the Metropolitan Opera 2014-15 Season Opening  in New York to register their disapproval of the Met's decision to premiere the controversial opera "The Death of Klinghoffer," later in the season. The opera, about  the hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and the murder of Jewish passenger Leon Klinghoffer, is expected to attract more protesters when it opens Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Some big-name politicians are joining Jewish protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.

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