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    St. George mailer creating controversy

    Updated: 8:52 AM 3/6/2015

    BATON ROUGE - The fight over the proposed City of St. George is heating up in mailboxes across southeast Baton Rouge. Leaflets were sent out in an effort to sway the people who have signed the petition to form the city, to take their names off the list. It... (More)
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    The underrated killer

    The underrated killer

    Updated: 9:48 AM 3/6/2015

    Louisiana is bested by only Florida, Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi for the most days each year rumbled by a thunderstorm. On average, there is a thunderstorm somewhere in the Baton Rouge area about 60 days per year. Where there is thunder, there is lightning and where there is lightning, there... (More)
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    Outdoors Report: Suppressors Legalized

    Updated: 9:14 AM 3/6/2015

    BATON ROUGE - In today's high tech hunting world, the new catch phrase is fight the noise.

    Now you can, due to the legalizing of muzzling suppressors. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal signed a law that took effect in August 2014 to give hunters the option of a suppressor.

    John Jackson shows the benefits a hunter can have with this legal accessory.

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    Baton Rouge to be home to TV series

    Baton Rouge to be home to TV series

    Updated: 9:10 AM 3/6/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Producers have settled on the Capital City as the shooting location for a Sundance Channel TV show that, at first, will shoot six episodes and a pilot. The city announced plans for "Hap & Leonard" in a news release Thursday. The show is adapted from author... (More)
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    LSU Baseball at Houston College Classic This Weekend

    LSU Baseball at Houston College Classic This Weekend

    Updated: 9:08 AM 3/6/2015

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Second-ranked LSU (12-1) takes its first road trip of the season this weekend as the Tigers play in the Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park. LSU will face the University of Houston (8-4) at 7 p.m. CT Friday, Baylor (6-5) at 3:30 p.m. CT Saturday... (More)
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    Breakfast with 2une In: Walk MS & 5K Baton Rouge

    Updated: 7:58 AM 3/6/2015

    BATON ROUGE - There are currently 2.3 million people living with Multiple Sclerosis. This week on Breakfast with 2une In, Rebecca Buchanan went downtown to Blend to find out more about the disease and get the details on the upcoming Walk MS. MS is a disease that disrupts the... (More)
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    Weekend with Whitney: Coastal Erosion Plan

    Updated: 7:34 AM 3/6/2015

    According to a news study, selling credits for storing carbon in our wetland plants and soil could bring in more than $1.5 billion to Louisiana. Louisiana is home to 40% of our nation's wetlands, but we suffer 80% of wetland loss in the continental U.S. "We have an... (More)
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    New Orleans murder suspect arrested in Florida

    New Orleans murder suspect arrested in Florida

    Updated: 7:16 AM 3/6/2015

    NEW ORLEANS - Authorities in Florida have a man in custody accused of killing a mother and her 8-year-old daughter and injuring another woman in a shooting Tuesday in New Orleans. 25-year-old Dwayne Martin was picked up near Pensacola. He's accused of breaking into a home in Santa Rosa... (More)
  • News

    Southern University president-chancellor search begins

    Southern University president-chancellor search begins

    Updated: 7:08 AM 3/6/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Advertisements for Southern University's newly created president and chancellor position could start appearing in national publications as early as next week. The panel that has been charged with identifying a new leader for the system and Southern University's Baton Rouge campus hopes to identify three finalists for... (More)
  • Weather

    Still chilly, sun returns

    Still chilly, sun returns

    Updated: 6:06 AM 3/6/2015

    After setting a record low on Friday Morning, sunshine will guide thermometers well above readings from Thursday Afternoon. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: This afternoon, temperatures will climb into the low 50s under a mostly sunny sky. Overnight, we can expect a light freeze along and north of... (More)
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    Pat Shingleton: "A Numbers Game..."

    Pat Shingleton: "A Numbers Game..."

    Updated: 4:00 AM 3/6/2015

    The 24 hour temperature swing from 5:30 Wednesday to Thursday evening was 43 degrees F. The "Top Five" temperature drops include a -49 degree F slide on January 21, 1935. Other spreads include a -47 degree F dip in 1942 and three minus 44 degree dive-bombs on January 12, 1942,... (More)
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    Construction on roundabouts starts Monday

    Construction on roundabouts starts Monday

    Updated: 10:28 PM 3/5/2015

    HAMMOND - Construction begins along a busy artery connecting the two cities in southern Tangipahoa Parish next week. Monday, work begins on a roundabout at the intersection of Highway 51 and Club Deluxe Road. Traffic will remain flowing through the work area, except for 15 days in mid-April when... (More)
  • News

    Ricks announces plans for second term

    Ricks announces plans for second term

    Updated: 10:26 PM 3/5/2015

    LIVINGSTON - Parish President Layton Ricks announced Thursday, he is running for re-election. In a news release Thursday, Ricks touted his last three years in office when there has been a surge in new developments and infrastructure improvements. The Juban Crossing development opened for business late last year and... (More)
  • News

    Report: Area judge going after people who skip jury duty

    Report: Area judge going after people who skip jury duty

    Updated: 10:24 PM 3/5/2015

    AMITE - A judge is following through on his promise to get people to show up for jury duty, even having them summoned to court when they don't appear to serve during a trial. Fourteen summons have been issued by the chief judge of the 21st Judicial District Court,... (More)
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    Playhouse denied for young cancer patient

    Playhouse denied for young cancer patient

    Updated: 7:54 PM 3/5/2015

    KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI- A homeowners association blocked a play house for a young cancer patient her parents wanted to build for her.

    Pete and Jennifer Schultz say their six-year-old's health keeps her from playing with other kids, so she needs a playhouse of her own. Ella Joe Schultz has leukemia.

    The homeowners group says their "hearts are with Ella Schultz and her family" but denied the plan for a barn-style playhouse because it didn't have enough details.

  • News

    Killer gets dog bite settlement

    Killer gets dog bite settlement

    Updated: 7:47 PM 3/5/2015

    COLUMBUS, OHIO- A convict serving time for murder who had his nose partially bitten off by a dog in a prison program got $7,500 in a settlement with the State of Ohio. Vincent Doan's damage award was approved in the Ohio Court of Claims. Doan claimed the attack two... (More)
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