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Obama in New Orleans for hurricane's 10th anniversary

Obama in New Orleans for hurricane's 10th anniversary

Posted 5:45 PM 8/27/2015

WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama is marking 10 years since Hurricane Katrina by celebrating the revival of New Orleans, which suffered the worst of the storm's devastation.

He's also using the occasion to press governments to start helping communities prepare for the stronger storms that (More)

8/26/2015

Officials say TV killings suspect died at hospital

Officials say TV killings suspect died at hospital

Posted 10:12 AM 8/27/2015

MONETA, Va. - Authorities in Virginia said the disgruntled TV station employee who is believed to have shot and killed two of his former co-workers Wednesday morning has died.

Officials said 41-year-old Vester Lee Flanagan II of Roanoke shot himself while police were pursuing him (More)

8/25/2015

Investigation underway at BRCC over students' credentials

Investigation underway at BRCC over students' credentials

Posted 1:15 PM 8/25/2015 by Chris Nakamoto

BATON ROUGE - Serious questions are being raised about hundreds of credentials students received at Baton Rouge Community College.Out of state investigators are digging deep into records at BRCC this week. It centers around hundreds of students who received credentials for trade jobs (More)

8/24/2015

Roommate of man accused in trooper's murder found dead

Roommate of man accused in trooper's murder found dead

Posted 8:09 PM 8/24/2015 by Russell Jones

BELL CITY, La. - The roommate of the man accused of shooting and killing Trooper Steven Vincent was found dead Monday morning and homicide is suspected, according to Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso

Sheriff Mancuso said deputies found the body Monday morning after the man (More)

8/21/2015

Baton Rouge school board agrees to lower sports GPA requirement

Baton Rouge school board agrees to lower sports GPA requirement

Posted 2:17 PM 8/21/2015 by Associated Press

BATON ROUGE- The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has voted unanimously to lower the minimum grade-point average students need to participate in sports and other extracurricular activities from 2.0 to 1.5.    The change immediately will allow hundreds of previously (More)

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