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    Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

    Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

    Updated: 12:21 PM 9/2/2014

    BEIRUT - An Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group. Sotloff, who freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines, had last been seen in Syrian in August 2013 until he appeared in a video released online last month by the... (More)
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    Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice

    Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice

    Updated: 1:15 PM 9/2/2014

    WASHINGTON - Remember the polar vortex, the huge mass of Arctic air that can plunge much of the U.S. into the deep freeze? You might have to get used to it. A new study says that as the world gets warmer, parts of North America, Europe and Asia could see... (More)
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    Iberville Parish deputy crashes in Baton Rouge

    Updated: 1:11 PM 9/2/2014

    BATON ROUGE - An Iberville Parish deputy was hospitalized with minor injuries after an early Tuesday morning crash in Baton Rouge. It happened just after 4:00 a.m. at the intersection of Nicholson Dr. and West Lee Dr. when the deputy was on his way to work. According to investigators,... (More)
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    Landrieu slammed for stopping Venezuela sanctions

    Landrieu slammed for stopping Venezuela sanctions

    Updated: 12:32 PM 9/2/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Sen. Mary Landrieu is facing increased pressure to stop blocking a bill that would impose sanctions against human rights abusers in Venezuela's government. Landrieu's main Republican challenger, Rep. Bill Cassidy, co-wrote an opinion piece Tuesday with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio that criticizes Landrieu as siding with Venezuelan... (More)
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    32 teens escape from Tenn. detention center; 9 still on lam

    32 teens escape from Tenn. detention center; 9 still on lam

    Updated: 12:30 PM 9/2/2014

    NASHVILLE, TN - Officials say 32 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a fence late Monday, and 9 of them were still on the run Tuesday. Department of Children's Services spokesman Rob Johnson says the teens - ages 14 to 19 - left their rooms... (More)
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    Girl said Uzi was too much for her

    Girl said Uzi was too much for her

    Updated: 12:00 PM 9/2/2014

    PHOENIX - Police reports released Tuesday say a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi in northern Arizona had said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much for her and had hurt her shoulder. Her family members were focused on... (More)
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    Halliburton agrees to billion dollar oil spill settlement

    Halliburton agrees to billion dollar oil spill settlement

    Updated: 11:49 AM 9/2/2014

    HOUSTON - Halliburton has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a large portion of claims from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The settlement is subject to court approval. Halliburton was BP's cement contractor on the drilling rig that exploded in the Gulf, killing 11 people and... (More)
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    State GOP files ethics complaint against Landrieu

    State GOP files ethics complaint against Landrieu

    Updated: 11:41 AM 9/2/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's Republican Party has filed a complaint against Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu with the Senate's ethics committee about her use of private chartered planes. The complaint, filed Tuesday by party executive director Jason Dore, accuses Landrieu of violating federal law by billing her taxpayer-funded Senate office... (More)
  • Local News

    Baton Rouge man drowns during Florida vacation

    Baton Rouge man drowns during Florida vacation

    Updated: 11:30 AM 9/2/2014

    NAVARRE BEACH, FL - Officials say a 65-year-old Baton Rouge man drowned in the Gulf of Mexico on Labor Day. The Santa Rosa Sheriff's Office says Roderick M. Maybee was pulled unconscious from the water Monday afternoon off the Florida Panhandle beach where he'd been vacationing with his family. The... (More)
  • 2 Your Health

    Free prostate cancer screenings offered Sept. 13

    Free prostate cancer screenings offered Sept. 13

    Updated: 11:02 AM 9/2/2014

    BATON ROUGE - With September designated as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is holding its annual barbershop screening event to increase awareness and promote early detection of the disease. The cancer center encourages men to take advantage... (More)
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    Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations

    Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations

    Updated: 10:25 AM 9/2/2014

    SAN FRANCISCO - Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don't want to share their viewing habits with large audiences. Until now, Netflix subscribers linking the service to their Facebook accounts automatically... (More)
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  • Events

    Zachary gets connected with kindness

    Updated: 10:15 AM 9/2/2014

    ZACHARY - Zachary is connecting with more compassion for a new community-wide kindness initiative. Zachary Mayor David Amrhein and School Superintendent Scott Devillier joined us on 2une In to let you know how you can get connected. The theme for schools this year is Zachary connected, and officials hope... (More)
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    Manship, New Venue Theatres team up

    Updated: 9:44 AM 9/2/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The Manship Theatre is joining forces with New Venue Theatre to create the hottest ticket in town. Manship Executive Director Renee Chatelain and Greg Williams with New Venue joined us on 2une In this morning with all the details. Manship Theatre is celebrating its tenth anniversary... (More)
  • State News

    Woman booked after shooting alleged intruder

    Updated: 8:59 AM 9/2/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans say they have arrested a woman who initially told officers she shot a man who tried to force his way into her apartment. 26-year-old Martynenez Grigsby was booked in connection with the shooting of a 20-year-old man on Monday afternoon at a Poydras... (More)
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    Man arrested for beating teenage girl's attacker

    Updated: 8:54 AM 9/2/2014

    MORGAN CITY - A man is arrested after he allegedly attempted to drown a 16-year-old near Lake End Park in St. Mary Parish. Morgan City Police Department say witnesses told them Dusty Rineheart of Plaquemine, 31, attacked Max Cordova of Morgan City, 39, after he saw Cordova holding the... (More)
  • National News

    Jackson police capture man in missing teen case, victim missing

    Updated: 8:54 AM 9/2/2014

    JACKSON, MS - Jackson police have captured a man wanted in the possible abduction of a 17-year-old girl. Jackson Police Department spokeswoman Colendula Green says officers captured 19-year-old Dewayne Thomas about 5:45 p.m. Sunday. She said charges would be filed, but she didn't immediately say what they would be. The... (More)
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