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    A post-election flurry: Obama tests his powers

    A post-election flurry: Obama tests his powers

    Updated: 4:55 PM 12/18/2014

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is using a streak of recent activism to shake up the governing status quo and create a new normal for his successors. Obama has taken aggressive steps on immigration, Internet access, climate change and Cuba. With them, he is laying down a foundation that while... (More)
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    Lawmakers back Jindal plan to close $170M deficit

    Lawmakers back Jindal plan to close $170M deficit

    Updated: 4:11 PM 12/18/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana lawmakers have agreed to Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to use a mix of patchwork financing and modest cuts to close a budget deficit of more than $170 million. The House and Senate budget committees backed the proposal without objection Thursday, only days before the budget had... (More)
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    Judge: Slender Man stabbing defendants competent

    Judge: Slender Man stabbing defendants competent

    Updated: 3:42 PM 12/18/2014

    WAUKESHA, WI - A judge says two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please the fantasy character Slender Man are both competent to stand trial. Prosecutors charged both girls with attempted first-degree intentional homicide in the attack in May in Waukesha. According to court documents, the girls plotted... (More)
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    Grave of Confederate soldier dug up in Georgia

    Grave of Confederate soldier dug up in Georgia

    Updated: 3:14 PM 12/18/2014

    KNOXVILLE, GA - Authorities in Georgia say the grave of a Confederate soldier has been dug up and investigators are working to determine whether anything has been stolen. Crawford County Sheriff Lewis Walker on Thursday said a grave is at the Old Bethel Church Cemetery in Knoxville and belonged to... (More)
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    Police: drug trafficking operation busted in college neighborhood

    Police: drug trafficking operation busted in college neighborhood

    Updated: 2:48 PM 12/18/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A house in a quiet neighborhood of mostly college students was a cover for a drug trafficking operation, police said in court documents relating to the arrest of Sittipong Jitarun, 31. Jitarun was arrested Wednesday at his house in Nicholson Lakes after a search turned up... (More)
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    Woman sues over elevator shaft fall at Fenway Park

    Woman sues over elevator shaft fall at Fenway Park

    Updated: 2:41 PM 12/18/2014

    BOSTON - A 22-year-old woman who fell two stories down an elevator shaft at Fenway Park and was seriously injured is suing the owner of the Boston Red Sox and an elevator company. Elisabeth Scotland of Brigantine, New Jersey, sued Wednesday in Superior Court in Boston against Fenway Sports Group... (More)
  • Community

    Satisfy your sweet tooth with a Taste of the Holidays

    Updated: 2:09 PM 12/18/2014

    BATON ROUGE - You can satisfy your sweet tooth and get a Taste of the Holidays tonight with Winn Dixie. We chowed down with Megan Willis and Ruth Bergeron today on News 2 at Noon. The store on Coursey Blvd in Baton Rouge is celebrating their remodeling with a... (More)
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    Affordable gift ideas for the techy on your list

    Updated: 2:01 PM 12/18/2014

    BATON ROUGE - With just a week to go until Christmas, the rush is on to buy those last minute gifts and get them under the tree for the big day.

    Today on News 2 at Noon, we enlisted the help of one of Santa's elves: Cody Dickerson from Best Buy.

    Watch the video for some perfect ideas for technology-lovers on your list.

     

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    Guilty plea in half-million image child porn case

    Guilty plea in half-million image child porn case

    Updated: 1:51 PM 12/18/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - U. S. Attorneys announced that a Ponchatoula man pleaded guilty Thursday to his role in a massive child porn network, including forcing underage children to perform sex and be recorded. Prosecutors said 52-year-old Robert Swan's guilty plea came after a January 2013 search of his home... (More)
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    Holly's Holiday Countdown: Enjoying shrimp and salad for the holidays

    Updated: 1:51 PM 12/18/2014

    BATON ROUGE - 2une In's John Pastorek joined cooking-guru Holly Clegg in her kitchen this morning of another edition of Holly's Holiday Countdown. On the menu this morning: Shrimp and Corn Soup with a side of Cranberry Avocado Mixed Green Salad. Shrimp and Corn Soup: Makes 12... (More)
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    Getting healthy in 2015 starts in the workplace

    Updated: 1:39 PM 12/18/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A new year is just around the corner, which means people are beginning to work on their resolutions to get healthy. While they are likely highly motivated at the beginning of the year, that fire can be quickly fade. One way to stay fired up is... (More)
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    La. police: Smoking ban would hit gambling halls

    La. police: Smoking ban would hit gambling halls

    Updated: 1:34 PM 12/18/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana regulators say $104 million in revenues and state fees might be lost over two years from Harrah's casino, a horse-racing track and video-poker halls if New Orleans enacts a widespread ban on smoking. After the New Year, the City Council will debate a proposed ban on... (More)
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    Medicaid contract extended, after other deal cancelled

    Medicaid contract extended, after other deal cancelled

    Updated: 12:24 PM 12/18/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers have agreed to extend the state's multimillion-dollar Medicaid claims processing contract by another year. The extension was needed after Gov. Bobby Jindal fired the company that had been picked to take over the work, CNSI, because of concerns the firm was given favorable treatment by his... (More)
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    Detectives investigating Brightside armed robbery

    Detectives investigating Brightside armed robbery

    Updated: 12:00 PM 12/18/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating an armed robbery that happened at a Brightside Drive convenience store early Monday morning. Police said a man entered the Circle K located at 1910 Brightside at around 12:55 a.m., pulled a handgun on an employee behind the counter and demanded money from... (More)
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    Jeb Bush to step down from Barclays

    Jeb Bush to step down from Barclays

    Updated: 11:57 AM 12/18/2014

    WASHINGTON - Jeb Bush is stepping down from an advisory role with British banking giant Barclays. A Bush spokesman said Thursday that the former Florida governor would resign his senior advisor position at the end of the year. Bush has been with the banking and financial services firm since 2009.... (More)
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