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    Unanimous agreement to ban e-cig sales to minors

    Unanimous agreement to ban e-cig sales to minors

    Updated: 10:54 AM 4/24/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Both the House and Senate have unanimously agreed to outlaw the sale of electronic cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18 in Louisiana, similar to the state's existing ban on cigarette sales to minors. The House voted 88-0 Thursday for the bill (House Bill 1264) by... (More)
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    Skeleton found at New Orleans apartment building

    Skeleton found at New Orleans apartment building

    Updated: 12:56 PM 4/24/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say an elevator repairman found the skeletal remains of a man inside an unoccupied apartment building Thursday in the Central City neighborhood. Nola.comThe Times-Picayune reports the body was found in an elevator shaft of the three-story building on South Claiborne Avenue. Nearby residents say the building... (More)
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    Elderly couple killed in crash with train

    Elderly couple killed in crash with train

    Updated: 11:49 AM 4/24/2014

    KEITHVILLE - An elderly couple died in a crash with a train in Caddo Parish.

    Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies say 85 year old Wilson Evans and his wife, 79-year-old Kathleen Evans, died at the scene near Keithville.

    Sheriff's office spokeswoman Cindy Chadwick says Wilson Evans drove around the crossing arms and his pickup was hit on the passenger side by a Union Pacific train.

    Chadwick says the couple lived nearby.

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    Jazzfest at 45

    Jazzfest at 45

    Updated: 11:40 AM 4/24/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival gets under way Friday, with musical performances featuring pop and rock stars along with traditional jazz. It's the 45th annual festival and is held at the New Orleans Fair Grounds, where it's been since 1972. The two weekends of... (More)
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    Winning Powerball ticket in Florida

    Winning Powerball ticket in Florida

    Updated: 10:51 AM 4/24/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Lottery officials say a winning ticket sold in Florida has won Wednesday's $150 million Powerball drawing. The top price for Saturday's drawing will be $40 million. There were no big winner in the Louisiana Lotto or Easy 5 drawings. Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn would... (More)
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    News 2 Investigates: Helmets and Concussions

    News 2 Investigates: Helmets and Concussions

    Updated: 10:45 AM 4/24/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Concussions are causing some Louisiana football players to walk away from the game. However, new helmet technology could help solve the problem.

    Whether the helmets are new or used, your kid's school might not be carrying the proper equipment.

    News 2's Rob Krieger unbuckles Helmets and Concussions, the cost versus your kid's safety, tonight on WBRZ at 10.

     

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    Grambling students approve athletics fee

    Grambling students approve athletics fee

    Updated: 10:31 AM 4/24/2014

    GRAMBLING - Grambling State University's athletic programs will get a boost in the fall after students approved an athletics fee that will generate an additional $1 million annually. After students voted against the athletics fee last year, The News-Star reports university officials launched an awareness campaign to show the need... (More)
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    $3 million grant awarded to St. Bernard Project

    $3 million grant awarded to St. Bernard Project

    Updated: 10:29 AM 4/24/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - The Z Zurich Foundation is giving a $3 million grant to St. Bernard Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping disaster-impacted communities recover in a prompt, efficient and predictable way. The grant is a three-year commitment to create a Disaster Resilience and Recovery Lab that will share... (More)
  • International News

    Kiev: Moscow is backing eastern separatists

    Kiev: Moscow is backing eastern separatists

    Updated: 10:27 AM 4/24/2014

    SLOVYANSK, Ukraine - Ukraine's acting president has accused Russia of backing separatists in the country's restive east and demanded that Moscow stop its intimidation campaign and leave his country alone. Oleksandr Turchynov said in an address to the nation Thursday that Russia was "coordinating and openly supporting terrorist killers" in... (More)
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    Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

    Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

    Updated: 10:26 AM 4/24/2014

    KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghan officials say one of the three American doctors who were shot and killed today by an Afghan security guard at a hospital in Kabul was with Cure International, and had worked with children in the Afghan capital for seven years. The other two were a father... (More)
  • WBRZ Weather

    Killer tornado count nil

    Killer tornado count nil

    Updated: 10:06 AM 4/24/2014

    The quiet 2014 tornado season thus far can be punctuated by one stat. No lives have been lost due to a tornado to date. According to the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center's storm database , Americans are deeper into this year than any other since 1950 without mourning... (More)
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  • Events

    Get rid of old meds with Drug Take Back Day

    Updated: 9:14 AM 4/24/2014

    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... (More)
  • WBRZ Weather

    Continuing warmth and sun

    Continuing warmth and sun

    Updated: 8:55 AM 4/24/2014

    After some morning fog, another day with mostly sunny skies and mild temperatures is on tap. A subtle increase in humidity may be noted as well due to continued light southerly winds. Afternoon highs will top out in the middle 80s. Tonight, skies will be mostly cloudy as a weak cold front enters the region. An isolated shower or storm will be possible and some fog could develop during the morning hours. Low temperatures will be in the middle 60s.

  • Events

    Plenty to do this weekend at the Denham Springs Spring Festival

    Updated: 8:51 AM 4/24/2014

    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.

     

  • National News

    Controversial gun law signed in Ga.

    Updated: 8:09 AM 4/24/2014

    ELLIJAY, GA - Under a law just signed by Georgia's governor, people with a license can carry a gun into bars, some government buildings and places of worship if religious leaders say it's OK. A few hundred gun rights advocates gathered to watch Wednesday's bill signing by Gov. Nathan Deal... (More)
  • Saints

    Saints have five primetime games in 2014

    Updated: 8:02 AM 4/24/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - The NFL released team schedules for the 2014-15 season on Wednesday. The Saints have several exciting primetime match-ups. That includes a pair of Monday Night Football games in a month's span. The Black and Gold take on the Baltimore Ravens at home on November 24th and... (More)
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