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    Pat Shingleton:"Charting the History of...The Charter Oak."

    Pat Shingleton:"Charting the History of...The Charter Oak."

    Updated: 5:00 AM 8/21/2014

    Furthering Tuesday's column when Dutch explorer Adrian Block described an unusually large white oak growing in a clearing on what is now Hartford, Connecticut. In the 1930s, a delegation of Native Americans approached the property's owner where the tree was located. Intending to remove the tree, Samuel Wyllys preserved it... (More)
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    Quieter night in Ferguson, with fewer protesters

    Quieter night in Ferguson, with fewer protesters

    Updated: 2:15 AM 8/21/2014

    ST. LOUIS, MO - It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers. They marched around a single block in the St. Louis suburb as a... (More)
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    Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

    Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

    Updated: 2:13 AM 8/21/2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change U.S. lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. President Barack Obama says the U.S. won't scale back its military posture in Iraq in response to James Foley's killing. But he's offering no specifics... (More)
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    Hamas says 3 senior leaders killed in Gaza strike

    Hamas says 3 senior leaders killed in Gaza strike

    Updated: 2:09 AM 8/21/2014

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - The Islamic militant group Hamas says three of its senior military leaders have been killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip. Hamas says in a text message sent to media that the three - Mohammed Abu Shamaleh, Mohammed Barhoum and Raed al-Attar -... (More)
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    Behind the Scenes: LSU uniforms changing?

    Updated: 11:12 PM 8/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE - In the finale of the series, Sports 2's Brian Holland takes you behind the scenes and into the LSU equipment room to show you how the Tigers dress out for the big game.

    While some teams like to use new, flashy uniforms, LSU leans towards a more traditional look.

    But could there be changes for that stylish uniform when the Tigers run out of the tunnel for their first game?

    Click on the video to find out more.

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    Suspect wanted for multiple vehicle break-ins

    Updated: 10:37 PM 8/20/2014

    ASCENSION - Police are looking for a male suspect responsible for multiple car break-ins Tuesday. Detectives in Ascension Parish say surveillance cameras show the suspect entering an unlocked car in Quail Creek subdivision in Prairieville. Mike Hebert, who lives in Quail Creek says the suspect opened his truck... (More)
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    Meeting with engineer first step of considering new river bridge

    Meeting with engineer first step of considering new river bridge

    Updated: 10:19 PM 8/20/2014

    PLAQUEMINE- Parish leaders met with an engineer to discuss a study that would investigate the feasibility of a new bridge across the Mississippi River Wednesday. The bridge would connect Iberville and Ascension parishes and help ease traffic congestion on the I-10 bridge in Baton Rouge. Tuesday, the parish... (More)
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    71-year-old great-grandmother campaigning for police chief spot

    71-year-old great-grandmother campaigning for police chief spot

    Updated: 10:04 PM 8/20/2014

    SORRENTO- A 71-year-old great-grandmother has entered the race for police chief in this small town. Fern Barnett, who had been a clerk for the city and the department, qualified for the election on the first day candidates could sign up. By Wednesday evening, she was the only person listed... (More)
  • Local News

    People told to boil water

    People told to boil water

    Updated: 9:55 PM 8/20/2014

    EAST FELICIANA- A boil advisory was issued for some customers on the East Feliciana Rural Water System due to a break in the main line.

    Officials ask residents who experienced water outages during the evening of Wednesday, August 20, 2014, on Idlewild, Christy lane, and Sullivan road to take precaution and boil all water that will be used or consumed.

    The boil advisory will remain in effect until further notice.

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    Kansas City cop challenges teens to a dance-off

    Kansas City cop challenges teens to a dance-off

    Updated: 9:20 PM 8/20/2014

    KANSAS CITY - A few cops got caught on camera busting a few moves with some neighborhood kids. A group of Kansas City teens had no idea what to expect when two police cars stopped only to challenge them in a dance-off. According to the teens, the two... (More)
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    Prosecution witnesses help man on trial

    Prosecution witnesses help man on trial

    Updated: 7:54 PM 8/20/2014

    ANGLETON, TEXAS- There was boost for a man on trial for murdering a drunk driver who killed the man's two sons. David Barajas is accused of shooting Jose Banda two yeas ago. Prosecutors contend it was minutes after Banda plowed into a car Barajas and his sons were... (More)
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    Threats against Foley's life last week

    Threats against Foley's life last week

    Updated: 7:46 PM 8/20/2014

    BOSTON- The CEO of the news organization James Foley was working for says Foley's kidnappers threatened to kill him last week in response to U.S. air strikes in Iraq. GlobalPost's Philip Balboni says Foley's family was sent a threatening email that was "full of rage" but made no demands.... (More)
  • Local News

    Religious leaders plea for an end to violence

    Updated: 6:48 PM 8/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The senseless death of 7-year-old Terrez Coleman has his family begging for justice, and religious leaders calling for criminals to stop killing. They say the entire community needs to come together to stop this type of violence. "Only a holistic response, will have any hope of... (More)
  • Local News

    Grandmother blames DCFS for grandson's beating

    Updated: 6:47 PM 8/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A five-year-old is fighting for his life in the pediatric intensive care unit after a severe beating and his grandmother is searching for answers on why the father was given custody. The father is Vernell Day, 36, he's now under arrest, charged with attempted first degree... (More)
  • Local News

    Kenilworth park to get shaded playground

    Updated: 6:04 PM 8/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The BREC park at Kenilworth is getting some extra shade for the playground. The Lauren Savoy Olinde Foundation is funding a "The Sun Shades" project to provide shade covers at different parks throughout the city. They're partnering with BREC to complete the project. Leaders of... (More)
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