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    Southwestern-inspired quinoa

    Updated: 5:15 PM 8/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Health-conscious twins and LSU grads, Christina and Catherine Mahtook, visited our first evening broadcast on Wednesday with recipes from a cookbook of healthy recipes that was inspired by their mother's battle with breast cancer. Thanks to modern medicine, plenty of support and a plant-based diet, their mother... (More)
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    Landrieu, Cassidy, others qualify on opening day

    Landrieu, Cassidy, others qualify on opening day

    Updated: 4:29 PM 8/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE - U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and her main Republican challenger, Congressman Bill Cassidy, traded jabs over leadership and effectiveness as they signed up for the November election. Qualifying for the Nov. 4 ballot opened Wednesday and continues through Friday. Landrieu, a Democrat, talked of her 18 years of... (More)
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    Holder pledges top investigators for Ferguson

    Holder pledges top investigators for Ferguson

    Updated: 4:06 PM 8/20/2014

    CLAYTON, MO - Attorney General Eric Holder has told Ferguson community leaders that he has assigned the federal government's "most experienced agents and prosecutors" to the investigation of a white police officer's fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old. As part of a trip that also included a stop in Ferguson,... (More)
  • Local News

    Naked man arrested at welcome center

    Naked man arrested at welcome center

    Updated: 3:50 PM 8/20/2014

    ST. MARTINVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Texas man after investigators said he was spotted naked and wandering around the Butte La Rose Welcome Center Wednesday. St. Martin Parish Sheriff's deputies charged Parker Madison, 23, of Plano, Texas with two counts of obscenity. Deputies said someone from the... (More)
  • Sports

    Cowboys first team valued over $3 billion

    Cowboys first team valued over $3 billion

    Updated: 3:31 PM 8/20/2014

    NEW YORK - Forbes says Dallas Cowboys are the first U.S. sports franchise to top $3 billion in value. For the eighth straight year, the Cowboys are worth the most of all 32 NFL franchises, valued at $3.2 billion. Only Real Madrid at $3.4 billion is worth more among global... (More)
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    SEC: Schools take steps to improve fan experience

    SEC: Schools take steps to improve fan experience

    Updated: 3:27 PM 8/20/2014

    BIRMINGHAM, Al. - The Southeastern Conference says all 14 members have taken steps to improve the fan experience at league football stadiums. Commissioner Mike Slive said Wednesday that SEC schools "have made it a priority to engage their fans in a way that will enhance their in-game enjoyment and satisfaction."... (More)
  • Local News

    Troopers arrest man for drugs and reckless driving

    Troopers arrest man for drugs and reckless driving

    Updated: 3:11 PM 8/20/2014

    DENHAM SPRINGS - State police arrested an accused meth manufacturer after an off-duty sheriff's deputy spotted him driving recklessly through traffic in the Watson area. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office deputy said he pulled David Poole, 47, over after he saw him pass cars in no-passing zones and run... (More)
  • Local News

    Sheriff to hold news conference related to 7-year-old's murder

    Sheriff to hold news conference related to 7-year-old's murder

    Updated: 3:11 PM 8/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff Sid Gautreaux has planned an evening news conference to release information related to a case that has outraged the community: the drive-by murder of a seven-year-old boy. Department spokeswoman, Casey Hicks, said the department has been working since the shooting Saturday night and will update... (More)
  • Weather

    Don't buy the hype, steal the truth

    Updated: 3:01 PM 8/20/2014

    It is inescapable; a few times each year, significant weather systems affect the United States. More frequently, long-term forecast models hint at the possibility of a serious weather event and nothing ever materializes. And intolerably too often, long-term weather modeling gets into the wrong hands and becomes a "hype-cast." ... (More)
  • Local News

    2 accused of witness intimidation in Port Allen shooting

    2 accused of witness intimidation in Port Allen shooting

    Updated: 2:54 PM 8/20/2014

    PORT ALLEN - Two people accused of using social media to threaten witnesses to the Aug. 16 shooting of a man in Port Allen were arrested on charges of intimidation of witnesses. Alicary Jackson, 20, and Robert Lee Williams, 18, are accused of using Facebook to call a witness... (More)

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    Convicted killer Derrick Todd Lee loses appeal

    Convicted killer Derrick Todd Lee loses appeal

    Updated: 2:28 PM 8/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Condemned serial killer Derrick Todd Lee has failed to convince a state judge that he deserves a new trial in the 2002 slaying of former LSU graduate student Charlotte Murray Pace. Lee's case now goes to the Louisiana Supreme Court. If justices also reject Lee's arguments,... (More)
  • State News

    Federal agency has questions about hospital deals

    Federal agency has questions about hospital deals

    Updated: 2:10 PM 8/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal's revised financing plan for six LSU hospital privatization deals is running into questions from federal health officials who rejected a previous version. The state health department on Wednesday released the three-page question letter from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS.... (More)
  • National News

    US officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

    US officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

    Updated: 12:57 PM 8/20/2014

    WASHINGTON - U.S. officials say military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more American forces to Iraq mainly to provide additional security around Baghdad. A senior U.S. official says the number of troops currently under discussion would be fewer than 300, but there has been no final decision yet... (More)
  • Sports

    PAT experiment: 8 missed extra points

    PAT experiment: 8 missed extra points

    Updated: 12:42 PM 8/20/2014

    FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Eight extra point kicks from the longer distance - usually 33 yards - were missed during the NFL's experiment in the first two weeks of the preseason. The 94.3 percent success rate (133 of 141) was below the regular season rate (99.6 percent) from 2013 when... (More)
  • State News

    Shreveport airport guard on leave after shooting

    Shreveport airport guard on leave after shooting

    Updated: 12:08 PM 8/20/2014

    SHREVEPORT - Shreveport police detectives are investigating a shooting involving a security officer at the Shreveport Regional Airport. Police say patrol officers responded to the airport just before 10:15 p.m. Tuesday after receiving a call about an airport security officer firing his gun. At about the same time, police received... (More)
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