WBRZ http://www.wbrz.com/ WBRZ 2une In 2une In en-us Copyright 2014, WBRZ. All Rights Reserved. Feed content is not avaialble for commercial use. () () Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:04:31 GMT Synapse CMS 10 WBRZ http://www.wbrz.com/ 144 25 Get rid of old meds with Drug Take Back Day http://www.wbrz.com/news/get-rid-of-old-meds-with-drug-take-back-day/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/get-rid-of-old-meds-with-drug-take-back-day/ 2une In Thu, 24 Apr 2014 7:13:28 AM Hunter Robinson Get rid of old meds with Drug Take Back Day

BATON ROUGE - The Drug Enforcement Administration, local law enforcement and Blue Cross/ Blue Shield will join together this weekend for the eighth annual Drug Take Back Day. Zachary Police Chief David McDavid and Robin Mayhall from BCBS joined Whitney Vann on 2une In Thursday to talk about how you can get involved locally.

The goal of Drug Take Back Day is to help people get rid of potentially dangerous, expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. There are two locations in our area where you can drop off you old meds:

-Louisiana State Police Troop A

-Zachary Police Department

You can drop them off anytime Saturday from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

For more information, watch the video, visit this website, or call 1-800-882-9539.


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Plenty to do this weekend at the Denham Springs Spring Festival http://www.wbrz.com/news/plenty-to-do-this-weekend-at-the-denham-springs-spring-festival/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/plenty-to-do-this-weekend-at-the-denham-springs-spring-festival/ 2une In Thu, 24 Apr 2014 6:47:40 AM Hunter Robinson Plenty to do this weekend at the Denham Springs Spring Festival

DENHAM SPRINGS - You can check out some arts, crafts and music, run a 5k and more this weekend at the Denham Springs Spring Festival.

The festival is Saturday from 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. at the Antique and Arts Village on North Range Ave. Call (225)668-8308 or check out the video for more information.

 


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Reduce Your Risk Pt. 5 http://www.wbrz.com/news/reduce-your-risk-pt-5-59748/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/reduce-your-risk-pt-5-59748/ 2une In Wed, 23 Apr 2014 6:02:14 AM Hunter Robinson Reduce Your Risk Pt. 5

BATON ROUGE - Chances are you know someone who has had a heart attack or stroke. They are silent killers who affect thousands of Louisiana families every year. One Baton Rouge family experienced both. They shared their story in Pt. 5 of John Pastorek's Reduce Your Risk series.Check out the video to hear their story.

You can learn more about heart disease and stroke prevention at the Capital Area Heart Walk this Saturday at LSU's Old Front Nine. For more information, visit their website.

Be sure to 2une In Friday for the sixth and final edition of Reduce Your Risk.


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Officials announce Well-Ahead Louisiana Initiative http://www.wbrz.com/news/officials-announce-well-ahead-louisiana-initiative/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/officials-announce-well-ahead-louisiana-initiative/ 2une In Wed, 23 Apr 2014 5:34:53 AM Hunter Robinson Officials announce Well-Ahead Louisiana Initiative

BATON ROUGE - State officials announced the Well-Ahead Louisiana Initiative last week. Secretary of Public Health J.T. Lane dropped by 2une In Wednesday morning to talk about the goals of the program.

"We see a lot of headlines about ranked last in the country in obesity and overall health, we're now 48th," Lane explained, "so what we want to do it build on the progress that has already been made".

The plan is to build on progress by partnering with schools, businesses and other organizations to energize health and wellness in Louisiana. According to the Department of Health and Hospitals, that doesn't mean you have give up things you love like good food. Instead, it means maker smart choices to extend your life so you can enjoy those things longer.

To find out more about the Well-Ahead Louisiana Initiative, watch the video or check out this website.


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Roux Louisiana's Mardi Gras Pasta http://www.wbrz.com/news/roux-louisiana-s-mardi-gras-pasta/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/roux-louisiana-s-mardi-gras-pasta/ 2une In Wed, 23 Apr 2014 5:02:51 AM Hunter Robinson Roux Louisiana's Mardi Gras Pasta

BATON ROUGE - Fresh off their grand opening last week, Roux Louisiana at Phil Brady's Chef David Johnson joined John Pastorek in the 2une In kitchen Wednesday to whip up another delicious dish.

On the menu this week: Mardi Gras Pasta

Ingredients:
1 lb. of pasta
1 lb. of crawfish
¼ cup of heavy cream
¼ cup of white wine
¼ cup of purple onion
1 ½ cup of fresh spinach
¼ cup of Parmesan cheese
¼ cup of green onions
2 tablespoons of creole seasoning

Directions:
Sauté purple onions and when translucent add crawfish. Add creole seasoning and white wine. Add heavy cream. Remove from heat and add Parmesan. Mix in pasta and spinach. Garnish with green onions.

Roux Louisiana is now on Twitter, Instagram and Pintrest. You can follow them @rouxlouisiana You can also check out all of their promotions, including giving away ten free meals a day for ten days, by visiting their Facebook page.

2une In next Wednesday for one more delicious recipe from Chef David Johnson and Roux Louisiana.

 


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Connections for Life Fashion Show http://www.wbrz.com/news/connections-for-life-fashion-show/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/connections-for-life-fashion-show/ 2une In Tue, 22 Apr 2014 6:02:41 AM Hunter Robinson Connections for Life Fashion Show

BATON ROUGE - Connections for Life is hosting a Fashion Show this weekend in Baton Rouge. Karen Stagg with Connections for Life and LSU Senior Margaret Price sat down with John Pastorek on 2une In Tuesday morning.

The event starts at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Women's Club.

Check out the video for more information.


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Amite 100 Poker Run a Dream Come True http://www.wbrz.com/news/amite-100-poker-run-a-dream-come-true/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/amite-100-poker-run-a-dream-come-true/ 2une In Tue, 22 Apr 2014 5:49:06 AM Hunter Robinson Amite 100 Poker Run a Dream Come True

BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Boat Club is hosting the Amite 100 Poker Run this weekend. Boat Club President E.J. Moore and lifetime member Ron Sanders joined John Pastorek on 2une In Tuesday to talk about the event.

The Poker Run starts at 10:30 a.m. this Saturday. You can still register from 9:00 a.m.-noon on the day of the event. A portion of the proceeds benefits Dreams Come True of Louisiana. It was founded to provide dreams to kids with life-threatening illnesses.

You can find out more information by visiting the Baton Rouge Boat Club website or watching the video.

 


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Reduce Your Risk Pt. 4 http://www.wbrz.com/news/reduce-your-risk-pt-4/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/reduce-your-risk-pt-4/ 2une In Mon, 21 Apr 2014 5:40:23 AM Hunter Robinson Reduce Your Risk Pt. 4

BATON ROUGE - In Pt. 4 of John Pastorek's Reduce Your Risk series, he sits down with the CEO of Lane Regional Medical Center.

His message is not to ignore the symptoms of heart disease. He says he did, and it almost cost him his life. He's sharing his story to help others Reduce their Risk.

Check out the video for more information, and 2une In Wednesday for Pt. 5 of Reduce Your Risk.


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Arts Council of Livingston celebrates Arts on the Bayou http://www.wbrz.com/news/arts-council-of-livingston-celebrates-arts-on-the-bayou/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/arts-council-of-livingston-celebrates-arts-on-the-bayou/ 2une In Mon, 21 Apr 2014 5:22:55 AM Hunter Robinson Arts Council of Livingston celebrates Arts on the Bayou

DENHAM SPRINGS - Arts Council of Livingston President Shelly Frederick and artist R.C. Davis visited 2une In Monday to talk about Arts on the Bayou.

The event is Thursday, April 24 at Forrest Grove Plantation in Denham Springs. Everything gets started around 6:00 p.m. For tickets, call (225) 664-1168.

Watch the video for more information and to see some of the artwork.


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Reduce Your Risk Pt. 3 http://www.wbrz.com/news/reduce-your-risk-pt-3/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/reduce-your-risk-pt-3/ 2une In Fri, 18 Apr 2014 6:53:26 AM Hunter Robinson Reduce Your Risk Pt. 3

BATON ROUGE - The best way to Reduce your Risk of heart disease is with annual check-ups.

John Pastorek continued a "Reduce Your Risk" tradition, became the guinea pig and went through one himself.

Check out the video to see his results!


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Dancin' with 2une In http://www.wbrz.com/news/dancin-with-2une-in/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/dancin-with-2une-in/ 2une In Fri, 18 Apr 2014 6:13:04 AM Hunter Robinson Dancin' with 2une In

BATON ROUGE - This morning on 2une In, Whitney Vann was LIVE getting ready for Dancing with Big Buddy, coming up next weekend.

Rebecca Buchanan and Robert Gauthreaux III decided to get in the dancing spirit. Watch the video to check-out some of their moves.


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Outdoors Report: E-RAT-icating Whitney Vann's rat problem http://www.wbrz.com/news/outdoors-report-e-rat-icating-whitney-vann-s-rat-problem/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/outdoors-report-e-rat-icating-whitney-vann-s-rat-problem/ 2une In Fri, 18 Apr 2014 5:21:33 AM Hunter Robinson Outdoors Report: E-RAT-icating Whitney Vann's rat problem

BATON ROUGE - Whitney Vann's rat problems have been well documented. She called in John Jackson to help her get to the bottom of the issue in this week's special Outdoors Report.

Check out the video to see what they found.


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New era begins with Port Allen Mayor Richard Lee http://www.wbrz.com/news/new-era-begins-with-port-allen-mayor-richard-lee/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/new-era-begins-with-port-allen-mayor-richard-lee/ 2une In Thu, 17 Apr 2014 7:09:33 AM Hunter Robinson New era begins with Port Allen Mayor Richard Lee

PORT ALLEN - Richard Lee was sworn in as the new mayor of Port Allen Tuesday. He joined us on 2une In Thursday to talk about his vision for the future of the city.

Lee's swearing in signals the end of nearly a year of constant fighting and scandal among city leaders in Port Allen. He will serve the remainder of ousted mayor Deedy Slaughter's term. She was recalled in voters at the end of last year. She ran again to get her old job back but only received 33% of the vote to Lee's 58%.

The new mayor says he hopes to restore the city's damaged image.

"The main thing is unity and moving the city in a positive direction, creating an attractive atmosphere for the city and attracting businesses so we can grow and prosper," Lee said.

Check out the video for more information.

 

 


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Hemingbough's Easter Sunrise Service http://www.wbrz.com/news/hemingbough-s-easter-sunrise-service/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/hemingbough-s-easter-sunrise-service/ 2une In Thu, 17 Apr 2014 5:57:58 AM Hunter Robinson Hemingbough's Easter Sunrise Service

ST. FRANCISVILLE - An Easter Sunday tradition will carry on this Sunday at Hemingbough in St. Francisville.

The 27th Easter Sunrise Service is this Sunday at 7:00 a.m. Guests will be seated in the beautiful amphitheater that overlooks a 45-acre lake. Hemingbough owner Arlin Dease visited 2une In Thursday to talk about the non-denominational event.

Check out the video for more information.


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Reduce Your Risk Pt. 2 http://www.wbrz.com/news/reduce-your-risk-pt-2/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/reduce-your-risk-pt-2/ 2une In Wed, 16 Apr 2014 8:39:00 AM Hunter Robinson Reduce Your Risk Pt. 2

BATON ROUGE - Heart disease kills more women each year than all forms of cancer combined.

On Pt. 2 of Reduce Your Risk, John Pastorek talks to a Baton Rouge woman who is on a mission to stop heart attacks, but almost became a victim of one herself. Check out the video to hear her story.

You can learn more about heart disease at the Capital Area Heartwalk on Saturday, April 26th at LSU's Old Front Nine. You can get more information by visiting this website.

2une In Friday to see JP go through a full heart check-up to show you how you can Reduce Your Risk.


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New drinking and driving campaign a blast from the past http://www.wbrz.com/news/new-drinking-and-driving-campaign-a-blast-from-the-past/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/new-drinking-and-driving-campaign-a-blast-from-the-past/ 2une In Wed, 16 Apr 2014 8:16:08 AM Hunter Robinson New drinking and driving campaign a blast from the past

BATON ROUGE- Col. Mike Edmonson was just a state trooper when he appeared in a ground-breaking drinking and driving PSA in 1986. 28 years later, he's back for a new commercial and a new campaign.

The commercial and campaign were so successful it was copied by groups around the country. Louisiana State Police and Alcohol and Tobacco Control have teamed up to update the PSA and continue the fight against drunk drivers.

Col. Edmonson and ATC Commissioner Troy Hebert appear in the new commercial that is very similar to the old one. Watch the video to check out the new PSA that was unveiled when Col. Edmonson visited 2une In on Wednesday.

 


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At the Capitol with La. Senator Sharon Weston Broome http://www.wbrz.com/news/at-the-capitol-with-la-senator-sharon-weston-broome/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/at-the-capitol-with-la-senator-sharon-weston-broome/ 2une In Wed, 16 Apr 2014 7:18:23 AM Hunter Robinson At the Capitol with La. Senator Sharon Weston Broome

BATON ROUGE - La. Senator Sharon Weston Broome joined us on 2une In Wednesday to talk about the latest from the capitol, including gun-carrying lawmakers, common core, St. George incorporation and more.

She also discussed one of her bills that is coming up soon this legislative session. It's a Good Samaritan law that, if passed, would allow someone who sees an overdose victim to call 911 and take the necessary steps to help them. It would also allow all first responders in the state to carry the antidote needed for overdoses.

For more information, check out the video.


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Roux Louisiana's Creole Stuffed Chicken http://www.wbrz.com/news/roux-louisiana-s-creole-stuffed-chicken/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/roux-louisiana-s-creole-stuffed-chicken/ 2une In Wed, 16 Apr 2014 6:15:36 AM Hunter Robinson Roux Louisiana's Creole Stuffed Chicken

BATON ROUGE - Our April Chef of the Month Roux Louisiana at Phil Brady Chef David Johnson was back in the 2une In kitchen Wednesday to whip up some Creole Stuffed Chicken.

Roux Louisiana will open its doors Thursday for lunch for the first time. The first ten customers get free lunch, so be sure to check it out.


Creole Stuffed Chicken

Ingredients:

1/2 cup peeled cooked crawfish
8 oz cream cheese
2 tablespoons jalepeños
1 tablespoon creole seasoning
4 boneless chicken thighs

Directions:

Season chicken
Mix cream cheese, peeled crawfish, and jalepeños until blended
Spread over chicken and roll up
Wrap in bacon
Bake in iron skillet on 350 for 30-35 minutes until chicken is fully cooked
Allow to cool for 15 minutes before serving.

2une In next Wednesday for another delicious dish from Roux Louisiana at Phil Brady's!

 


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Child Abuse Prevention Month http://www.wbrz.com/news/child-abuse-prevention-month/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/child-abuse-prevention-month/ 2une In Tue, 15 Apr 2014 5:40:40 AM Hunter Robinson Child Abuse Prevention Month

BATON ROUGE - It is Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana Executive Director Amanda Brunson stopped by 2une In Wednesday to sit down with our Whitney Vann. PCAL is a state-wide,private non-profit organization dedicated to preventing the abuse and neglect of our state's children.

Check out the video for more information.


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Register now for BREC Summer Camps http://www.wbrz.com/news/register-now-for-brec-summer-camps/ http://www.wbrz.com/news/register-now-for-brec-summer-camps/ 2une In Tue, 15 Apr 2014 5:25:54 AM Hunter Robinson Register now for BREC Summer Camps

BATON ROUGE- BREC Summer Camp registration opened on March 15th and classes are filling up fast.

The camps start on June 2nd. A variety of different camps will be offered including artist, swamp nature, horse lovers, outdoor adventure, tennis and more.

To find out how you can register watch the video or visit the BREC website.

 


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