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    Arrest in bomb scare that emptied ULL last week

    Arrest in bomb scare that emptied ULL last week

    Updated: 10:15 AM 7/22/2014

    LAFAYETTE - Lafayette police say a 30-year-old man is accused of making the bomb threat that shut down the University of Louisiana at Lafayette last Wednesday. They identified him at a news conference Tuesday as Devin Haywood of Lafayette. They say more arrests and charges are possible. Police say Haywood... (More)
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    City's gas station takeover saves residents at the pump

    Updated: 10:20 AM 7/22/2014

    SOMERSET, KY - A town in Kentucky has come up with a unique way to help its citizens save at the pump. City leaders of Somerset were hearing complaints from residents about rising gas prices, so they took action and bought a gas station. The city-run gas station is... (More)
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    Re-entry court will help young offenders avoid return to jail

    Updated: 9:30 AM 7/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The incarceration rate in Louisiana is higher than any other state in the country. Judge Trudy M. White has been approved to begin a re-entry court through the 19th JDC aimed at changing that statistic. The re-entry court will look to solve the issue of young... (More)
  • Weather

    Pop-up T-Showers Return

    Pop-up T-Showers Return

    Updated: 8:55 AM 7/22/2014

    Unlike Monday, showers and thunderstorms that pop-up will not be limited to the coast. Scattered action is anticipated around the viewing area; about 30-50% of us will record measurable rainfall. Look for storms to fire up during the afternoon. Skies will be partly sunny otherwise with a humid high in... (More)
  • 2 Your Health

    Block out skin cancer with a free screening from Baton Rouge General

    Updated: 8:33 AM 7/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - More than two million people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year, but you can block it out by getting a free screening tomorrow from Baton Rouge General Medical Center. The best ways to detect possible areas with skin cancer are to do self-exams. It's recommended... (More)
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    California firm issues nationwide fruit recall

    California firm issues nationwide fruit recall

    Updated: 8:12 AM 7/22/2014

    CUTLER, CA - A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination. Wawona Packing says on its website that no illnesses have been reported and the recall is a precautionary measure. The... (More)
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  • International News

    Putin: Russia will facilitate plane investigation

    Updated: 7:52 AM 7/22/2014

    MOSCOW, Russia - President Vladimir Putin says Russia will do "everything in its power" to facilitate an investigation into the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crash, but accused Kiev and the West of escalating the conflict in the region. During a meeting with Russia's Security Council on Tuesday, Putin said Russia... (More)
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    Working out while you work

    Updated: 7:48 AM 7/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Researchers at Pennington Biomedical Research Center are testing out the effectiveness of exercise desks. We visited Pennington this morning on 2une In to give you an inside look at the future of desk jobs. We tried out two models this morning- the treadmill desk and the... (More)
  • Local News

    AgCenter campaign: move toward healthier lives

    AgCenter campaign: move toward healthier lives

    Updated: 7:27 AM 7/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU AgCenter is using billboards, banners and posters to encourage people in low-income areas to take easy steps toward healthier lives. Diane Sasser runs the AgCenter education program for people in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. She says the campaign has three messages: eat more fruits... (More)
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    US wants international push for Mideast cease-fire

    Updated: 7:21 AM 7/22/2014

    CAIRO, Egypt - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is hoping to get international support for a Mideast cease-fire. But he acknowledges the differences between Israel and Hamas run very deep and must be addressed in any long-term solution. The U.S. stepped up calls Monday for a global push to... (More)
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    Cooler weather aids crews fighting wildfire

    Updated: 7:17 AM 7/22/2014

    SPOKANE, WA - Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles in Washington state and is the largest in state history. They just hope that the "lightning... (More)
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    Victim recovering after being shot several times

    Updated: 7:14 AM 7/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - An investigation is now underway into the latest shooting in Baton Rouge. Police say a 23-year-old man is recovering the hospital after he was shot several times around 11:00 p.m. last night in the 5500 block of St. Gerard St. The victim then traveled to a... (More)
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    GOP against shrinking Baton Rouge school board

    GOP against shrinking Baton Rouge school board

    Updated: 7:09 AM 7/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish's chapter of the Republican Party has come out against a proposal to reduce the number of members serving on the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board from 11 to a smaller number. The local GOP's executive committee voted 13-1 to urge the school... (More)
  • State News

    Elderly man booked in woman's stabbing death

    Elderly man booked in woman's stabbing death

    Updated: 7:09 AM 7/22/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police have arrested a 75-year-old man in the weekend fatal stabbing of a woman. Police arrested Seabon "Tom" Gibson early Monday on a charge of second-degree murder. It was not immediately known if Gibson had an attorney. Police say Gibson confessed to killing his long-time... (More)
  • Local News

    Search continues off Ala. beach for missing local teen

    Updated: 7:09 AM 7/22/2014

    GULF SHORES, Ala. - Authorities are searching the coast for a 17-year-old from Ponchatoula who went missing after being caught in rough surf Sunday afternoon. Chaston Brown was visiting the beach after attending a track meet, friends told WBRZ News 2. Brown had played football for Ponchatoula High School... (More)
  • 2 Your Health

    HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection

    HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection

    Updated: 7:08 AM 7/22/2014

    There is more good news about the HIV treatment pills that are used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus. Researchers say that taking these prevention pills does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses. The results come... (More)
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