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Here are today's top stories:

Travel alert issued for Americans

Miles addresses firing rumors at press conference

Tom Cruise filming in downtown Baton Rouge

Out of the chill

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November 23, 2015 Morning News Pop http://www.wbrz.com/news/november-23-2015-morning-news-pop/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/november-23-2015-morning-news-pop/ 2une In Mon, 23 Nov 2015 5:54:15 AM WBRZ Staff November 23, 2015 Morning News Pop

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2015 Election Results

NOPD: 16 injured after gunmen open fire at music video filming

LSU drops 3rd straight football game

Chilly but clear to mild but moody

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Chef of the Month: Ruffino's Sous Vide Turkey http://www.wbrz.com/news/chef-of-the-month-ruffino-s-sous-vide-turkey/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/chef-of-the-month-ruffino-s-sous-vide-turkey/ 2une In Wed, 18 Nov 2015 8:50:54 AM WBRZ Staff Chef of the Month: Ruffino's Sous Vide Turkey

BATON ROUGE- Thanksgiving is right around the corner and Chef Jeremy Langlois from Ruffino's was back in the 2une In kitchen on Wednesday, whipping up the perfect dish for holidays. Sous Vide Turkey puts a unique spin on the regular turkey dish. Check out the recipe below and don't forget to watch 2une In next Wednesday to see what Chef Jeremy's preparing.

Sous Vide Turkey

14 pound turkey
1 1/2 gallon water
1 1/2 cups salt
1 cup light brown sugar
1 head of garlic, skin removed and cloves smashed
2 tablespoon fresh thyme
sea salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
2 sticks of butter cut into parts
2 tablespoon olive oil

1. Remove the giblets from the skin where the neck was and remove the neck from the cavity of the turkey.
2. Rinse the turkey with cold water and pat dry.
3. Cut the wish bone out from the top of the breast.
4. Remove the wings and set aside. Remove the leg and thigh quarter from the carcass and set aside. Cut the breast away by cutting down each side of the breast bone and set aside.
5. Whisk the water, salt and sugar together until dissolved.
6. Place the turkey pieces in the brine and refrigerate overnight.
7. Remove the turkey from the brine and pat dry.
8. Season the turkey on all sides with salt and pepper.
9. Place each piece of turkey in its own vacuum bag and add garlic, thyme and butter to the bag.
10. Vacuum on the highest setting.
11. Preheat your water to 160 degrees F.
12. Place the bags in the water bath and cook the breast and wings for 2 hours, the leg and thigh portions for 6 hours.
13. Place a non-stick skillet over medium high heat.
14. Add the olive oil and sear the turkey, skin side down, until the skin is brown and crispy. Turn the turkey to brown on all sides.
15. Keep warm until ready to slice.


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November 16, 2015 Morning News Pop http://www.wbrz.com/news/november-16-2015-morning-news-pop/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/november-16-2015-morning-news-pop/ 2une In Mon, 16 Nov 2015 7:16:43 AM WBRZ Staff November 16, 2015 Morning News Pop

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Baton Rouge citizens gather downtown in solidarity after terrorist attacks in France

Thousands of people take advantage of early voting

Tax Amnesty program offers delinquent taxpayers a fresh start

Monitoring a severe storms threat

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November 13, 2015 Morning News Pop http://www.wbrz.com/news/november-13-2015-morning-news-pop/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/november-13-2015-morning-news-pop/ 2une In Fri, 13 Nov 2015 7:09:41 AM WBRZ Staff November 13, 2015 Morning News Pop

Early morning fire claims at least one life on Madison Avenue

Narcotics agents investigate house fire in Denham Springs that sent four people to the hospital

Social media movement aims to rename Lee Cirle after New Orleans Music Legend Allen Toussaint

Game on: A weekend without rain

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Chef of the Month: Ruffino's Crab Cake with Mango Remoulade http://www.wbrz.com/news/chef-of-the-month-ruffino-s-crab-cake-with-mango-remoulade/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/chef-of-the-month-ruffino-s-crab-cake-with-mango-remoulade/ 2une In Wed, 11 Nov 2015 9:07:21 AM Joe Hagan Chef of the Month: Ruffino's Crab Cake with Mango Remoulade

BATON ROUGE- Ruffino's is a go-to restaurant for great seafood in Baton Rouge. They're also our Chef of the Month for November. This morning on 2une In, Chef Jeremy Langlois stopped by the studio to show News 2's John Pastorek and Kylie Dixon how to make some delicious Crab Cakes with Mango Remoulade.

Crab Cakes with Mango Remoulade (8)

Ingredients (Crab cakes):

1 lb jumbo lump crab  
6 large shrimp
1/4 cup heavy cream  
1/2 cup diced red onion  
1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
1/2 cup sliced green onions  1
1/2 cup mayo  
1 egg  
2 tbsp. creole mustard  
1 cup panko bread crumbs  
Salt and pepper to taste   
2 oz. olive oil

Ingredients (Remoulade Sauce):

2 cups Mayo  
1/2 sup Creole Mustard  
1/4 cup lemon juice  
1/4 cup diced red onion  
1/4 cup diced red bell pepper  
1/2 cup diced mango


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. In a food processor puree shrimp with heavy cream, set aside.   
3. In a mixing bowl, combine crab, onion, bell pepper, green onion, mayo, egg, mustard, and   pureed shrimp.
4. Season with salt and pepper.
5. Gently fold bread crumbs into 4oz. crab cakes.
6. In a saute pan, heat oil over medium high heat oil.
7. Dust crab cake with panko bread crumbs and saute on each side, then bake in oven for 10 minutes.
8. Combine all sauce ingredients in a bowl, season with salt and pepper

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Salvation Army kick-off event moved to Nov. 20 http://www.wbrz.com/news/salvation-army-kick-off-event-moved-to-nov-20/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/salvation-army-kick-off-event-moved-to-nov-20/ 2une In Tue, 10 Nov 2015 9:22:27 AM WBRZ Staff Salvation Army kick-off event moved to Nov. 20

BATON ROUGE- The Salvation Army is kicking off their Angel Tree and Red Kettle projects in the Baton Rouge area this month and they're asking for help from the community.

This year's Red Kettle and Angel Tree kick-off has been moved back to the Friday, November 20th at the Mall of Louisiana. Families are encouraged to come out and take part in the giving season.

The Angel Tree Giving Program is an annual event that takes place around Christmas time. Each year, holiday shoppers are asked to adopt a needy child through the program and buy them gifts that they wouldn't otherwise receive. You can learn more about the Salvation Army and its programs here.


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Alligator torments Texas shoppers http://www.wbrz.com/news/alligator-torments-texas-shoppers/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/alligator-torments-texas-shoppers/ 2une In Mon, 9 Nov 2015 7:37:10 AM WBRZ Staff Alligator torments Texas shoppers

Houston, TX.- A massive alligator spent the weekend terrorizing some shoppers in Texas. Parks and Wildlife officials had to be called to remove the reptile from a Home Depot parking lot.

The animal was so big it had to be lifted out of the shopping center with a forklift.

Texas Parks and Wildlife official, Kristy Krorbroth is the one who finally subdued the animal. The 120-pound dental hygienist works for the department in her off-time. She says normally people are a little surprised to see her.

"They kind of doubt me at first, until I get them taped and ready to go," said  Krorboth.
The gator was taken to an alligator farm where officials say he'll probably live out the rest of his life having girlfriends and making babies. 

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November 6, 2015 Morning News Pop http://www.wbrz.com/news/november-6-2015-morning-news-pop/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/november-6-2015-morning-news-pop/ 2une In Fri, 6 Nov 2015 7:27:47 AM WBRZ Staff November 6, 2015 Morning News Pop

Here are today's top stories:

BRPD names suspects in N. 31st shooting

Early voting begins Saturday

Leonard Fournette jersey auction begins this weekend

Wet, cloudy, humid, then the 37th first day of fall this year


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Breakfast with 2une In: Traveling Tigers send off http://www.wbrz.com/news/breakfast-with-2une-in-traveling-tigers-send-off/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/breakfast-with-2une-in-traveling-tigers-send-off/ 2une In Fri, 6 Nov 2015 10:17:44 AM WBRZ Staff Breakfast with 2une In: Traveling Tigers send off

BATON ROUGE- The LSU Tigers are heading to Tuscaloosa to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide, and some faithful LSU fans are going to be right behind them.

Friday morning, News 2's Josh Eachus met up with some members of the LSU Alumni Association at The Cook Hotel to find out more about their trip and what it's like to be a travelin' tiger.

Alumni Association President, Cliff Vannoy, says the group has seen great participation in their road trips this year. The group made headlines before the LSU-Syracuse game for being afraid the city wouldn't have enough alcohol.

"You'll have people from all over the country show up for this game in Tuscaloosa," said Vannoy. "In Baton Rouge we have people from all over the world show up, because this is the mecca for football in terms of the LSU Tigers."

The Alumni Association embarked for Tuscaloosa shortly after 7 a.m. Friday morning.

For more information on the dedicated fans and their plans for the weekend, check out the video.

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November 4, 2015 Morning News Pop http://www.wbrz.com/news/november-4-2015-morning-news-pop/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/november-4-2015-morning-news-pop/ 2une In Wed, 4 Nov 2015 7:14:50 AM WBRZ Staff November 4, 2015 Morning News Pop

Here are today's top stories:

85-year-old woman found safe and sound

LSU football gets #2 seed in first playoff rankings

Fournette's jersey auction begins Saturday

Fog to partial sun


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November 3, 2015 Morning News Pop http://www.wbrz.com/news/november-3-2015-morning-news-pop/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/november-3-2015-morning-news-pop/ 2une In Tue, 3 Nov 2015 6:06:00 AM WBRZ Staff November 3, 2015 Morning News Pop

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Jeff Landry gets surprise endorsement for Attorney General

Thanksgiving travel tips

'Voice of the Tigers' Jim Hawthorne to miss Alabama game

A little sticky for November

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BR Halloween Parade moves start time to 9:30 a.m. http://www.wbrz.com/news/br-halloween-parade-moves-start-time-to-9-30-a-m-/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/br-halloween-parade-moves-start-time-to-9-30-a-m-/ 2une In Fri, 30 Oct 2015 7:06:53 AM Joe Hagan BR Halloween Parade moves start time to 9:30 a.m.

BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Halloween Parade start time has been moved up due to weekend weather concerns. The parade will now begin at 9:30 a.m. in downtown Baton Rouge.

Festival organizers met with local weather experts, BRPD and the mayor's office before making the final decision to move the event. The parade was originally supposed to roll at 2 p.m.

This year's parade theme is "It's Halloween Witches!" Parade-goers are encouraged to wear a costume and bring non-perishable and canned food to donate to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank.

The GBR Food Bank truck will lead the parade, followed by volunteers pushing shopping carts and collecting food donations along the way.

You can find more information at the parade's website.

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Chef of the Month: Newk's Eatery's Pasta Salad http://www.wbrz.com/news/chef-of-the-month-newk-s-eatery-s-pasta-salad/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/chef-of-the-month-newk-s-eatery-s-pasta-salad/ 2une In Wed, 28 Oct 2015 8:21:42 AM Joe Hagan Chef of the Month: Newk's Eatery's Pasta Salad

BATON ROUGE- Newk's Eatery stopped by 2une In on Wednesday for their final chef of the month segment...and they did not disappoint. Chef Elizabeth Schwandt whipped up a delicious pasta salad that is guaranteed to be a hit at any family picnic. Check out the recipe below and be sure to watch next Wednesday to see who our November chef of the month will be.

Newk's Pasta Salad
1 lb. Rotini Pasta
2/3 cup Snow Peas
1/3 cup Red Bell Peppers, diced
1/3 cup Yellow Bell Peppers, diced
Close to 1/4 cup or 2 tbsp. and 2 tsp. Red Onions, diced
1/3 cup Carrots, shredded Close to 2/3 cup or 7 tbsp. and 3 tsp. Water Chestnuts, diced and drained  

Dressing Mix:  
1/3 cup Red Wine Vinegar
1 tbsp. and 1 tsp. Lemon Juice
2/3 cup Olive Oil
1 tbsp. Italian Seasoning  

1. Put snow peas into boiling water and let boil for 40 seconds. Take strainer with snow peas out and place into an ice bath to shock. Set snow peas aside.
2. Then add dry rotini pasta. Let boil until tender, about 8 minutes.  
3. Take pasta out and submerge into ice bath. Stir pasta inside of the ice bath to ensure all pasta gets shocked and stops cooking.   
4. Drain pasta and put into a large mixing bowl. Combine and mix well with snow peas.
5. In a separate large mixing bowl, combine and mix thoroughly the red and yellow bell peppers, red onions, carrots, water chestnuts, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, olive oil and Italian seasoning.  
6. Combine pasta and dressing mix, and then gently toss. Mix thoroughly. 

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Cool Schools: Westside Junior High Band http://www.wbrz.com/news/cool-schools-westside-junior-high-band/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/cool-schools-westside-junior-high-band/ 2une In Tue, 27 Oct 2015 9:39:18 AM Kylie Dixon, Joe Hagan Cool Schools: Westside Junior High Band

BATON ROUGE- The Westside Junior High Band is quickly becoming one of the best school bands in the area. The band's director, David Will, has been teaching music at the school for four years. His lessons teach the students to love the music they play.

"The biggest thing is trying to make a relationship with each kid," said Will. "I try to connect with each on of them, even if it's just for a second. They can feel invested in what we're doing and I think that's what's special about it."

The band plays a wide variety of songs, but the students' passion is what make their performances stand out.

"These kids work very hard, I'm just sort of here facilitating," said Will.

Everyone out there, like me, loves learning music," said Gabriel Douglas, an eighth grader at the school. "The way we learn it, it's just extremely interesting."

The group is currently getting ready to put on their Christmas concert, one of the band's biggest performances of the year.

We salute you, Westside Junior High Band, for making your school really cool.

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GBR fair closed again Monday http://www.wbrz.com/news/gbr-fair-closed-again-monday/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/gbr-fair-closed-again-monday/ 2une In Mon, 26 Oct 2015 8:19:16 AM Joe Hagan GBR fair closed again Monday

BATON ROUGE- The Greater Baton Rouge state fair announced it will remain closed on Monday due to severe weather in the area.

The fair closed over the weekend after heavy rain caused flooding in some areas of Baton Rouge.  

Event organizers say the festival will reopen as soon as it is dry enough to safely operate. A spokesperson for the fair released a statement saying, "we ask for the public's understanding as we, like everyone else, weather the storm."

The fair runs through November 1st.

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Pointe Coupee sheriff, police jury at odds over jail funding http://www.wbrz.com/news/pointe-coupee-sheriff-police-jury-at-odds-over-jail-funding/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/pointe-coupee-sheriff-police-jury-at-odds-over-jail-funding/ 2une In Fri, 23 Oct 2015 9:02:25 AM Associated Press Pointe Coupee sheriff, police jury at odds over jail funding

NEW ROADS- The Pointe Coupee Parish sheriff is threatening legal action against the police jury if the parish doesn't fulfill its obligation to fund the operation of the parish jail.
Bud Torres says he needs to free up the more than $1 million he's been forced to annually take from his budget to run the jail so he can use those funds to beef up patrols.
The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/203c9Da) an attorney for the police jury said part of the costs of operating the jail stems from Torres' decision to house state inmates and the parish is not responsible for those costs.
The sheriff says he will keep the courts out of the dispute if the parish agreed to pay his office $250,000 annually for the next four years.

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Southern University holding Give Day on Thursday http://www.wbrz.com/news/southern-university-holding-give-day-on-thursday/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/southern-university-holding-give-day-on-thursday/ 2une In Thu, 15 Oct 2015 4:19:42 AM Joe Hagan Southern University holding Give Day on Thursday

BATON ROUGE- Southern University is asking for donations to help strengthen their student programs.

The school is hosting "Give Day" on Thursday, October 15th. It's the final appeal for the Million Dollar March viral fundraiser that kicked off back in July.  So far, over 2,000 online donors have contributed to the cause.

All donations will go to scholarships, faculty research and important campus initiatives. Click here for the donation form.

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Chef of the Month: Newk's Eatery BBQ Chicken Pizza http://www.wbrz.com/news/chef-of-the-month-newk-s-eatery-bbq-chicken-pizza/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/chef-of-the-month-newk-s-eatery-bbq-chicken-pizza/ 2une In Wed, 14 Oct 2015 8:10:52 AM Joe Hagan Chef of the Month: Newk's Eatery BBQ Chicken Pizza

BATON ROUGE- Our chef of the month from Newk's Eatery was back in the 2une In kitchen on Wednesday whipping up an italian classic. The BBQ chicken pizza is a versatile meal that can be made for a fancy date night or just because you're tired of eating frozen TV dinners.

Check out the recipe below and make sure to check out 2une In every Wednesday this month to see what Newk's is cooking!


10-inch dough  
¼ cup BBQ sauce  
½-1 cup Mozzarella cheese
Shredded 1 Roma tomato
Sliced 4 oz. chicken
Sliced 1/8 cup red onion, diced
Cilantro, chopped


Cook the pizza at 450° for about 8-11 minutes until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted.

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Cool Schools: St. James Episcopal Day School's Green Room http://www.wbrz.com/news/cool-schools-st-james-episcopal-day-school-s-green-room/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/cool-schools-st-james-episcopal-day-school-s-green-room/ 2une In Tue, 13 Oct 2015 10:35:02 AM Kylie Dixon, Joe Hagan Cool Schools: St. James Episcopal Day School's Green Room

BATON ROUGE- "The Green Room" at St. James Episcopal Day School is dedicated to producing quality newscasts for students at the school.

Broadcasting instructor, Alison Kaple, says it's a chance for her 5th graders to showcase their communication skills.

"We've learned that it takes a lot of practice to be on camera," said Frances Lejeune, a 5th grader at the school.

Each student at the school has the opportunity to be on camera, but it's the 5th graders who host the shows.

"I have some children that are really into this," said Kaple. "not only broadcasting communication, but we are also doing acting and singing, and incorporating reading, writing and academic skills."

We salute you, St. James, for being a really cool school!

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