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    Art exhibit celebrates Southern's 100 years on the Bluff

    Updated: 8:53 AM 8/28/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University will be home to a special art exhibit as part of its 100 Year Centennial celebration. "The Importance of Art to HBCUs in This New Millennium" exhibit opened Wednesday. It features work from arts at 24 different Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The exhibit... (More)
  • Local News

    Drones to study parking in downtown

    Updated: 8:53 AM 8/28/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Drones will be used to study parking in downtown Baton Rouge during peak traffic hours. The drones will be buzzing around Thursday during the morning and afternoon rush times, as well as during lunch. A parking study has not been conducted since 2004. In the past... (More)
  • Sports

    Rise in flags makes NFL defenders wary of contact

    Rise in flags makes NFL defenders wary of contact

    Updated: 8:53 AM 8/28/2014

    A subtle change to the NFL rulebook resulted in an 822 percent increase in illegal contact penalties through three weeks of the preseason. Now the key question is not whether those calls will continue to rise in the regular season, because NFL Vice President of Officiating Dean Blandino is sure... (More)
  • 2 Your Health

    Parents uncomfortable with youth football

    Parents uncomfortable with youth football

    Updated: 8:52 AM 8/28/2014

    Nearly half of parents say they're not comfortable letting their child play football amid growing uncertainty about the long-term impact of concussions, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. A majority, however, say they haven't prevented their child from playing the game they love. In the poll, 44 percent of parents... (More)
  • National News

    Omaha police bullet kills 'Cops' film crew member

    Updated: 8:52 AM 8/28/2014

    OMAHA, NE - When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation. Within minutes, one crew member was dying from a bullet shot by... (More)
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  • 2 Your Health

    DHH: killer amoeba found in St. John water system

    Updated: 8:51 AM 8/28/2014

    BATON ROUGE - State health officials say testing has confirmed the presence of a killer amoeba in a water system serving three St. John the Baptist Parish towns. The Department of Health and Hospitals said Wednesday that the Naegleria fowleri amoeba was found in the St. John Water District 1... (More)
  • The Investigative Unit

    Diocese appeals sex lawsuit to SCOTUS

    Updated: 8:51 AM 8/28/2014

    BATON ROUGE- The Diocese of Baton Rouge has filed an appeal with the nation's highest court involving a sex abuse lawsuit in Baton Rouge. It comes as new details are emerging about the lawsuit which was unsealed this week. This case involves Rebecca Mayeux, who is now 20. She... (More)
  • Weather

    Sun with a shower

    Sun with a shower

    Updated: 8:00 AM 8/28/2014

    Thursday will be similar to Wednesday. Expect early sunshine and warmth to blow up some afternoon clouds which will squeeze out a couple of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will get to the lower 90s before any rain begins. Overnight, the activity will diminish per usual and lows will stop... (More)
  • 2 Your Health

    UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

    UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

    Updated: 5:58 AM 8/28/2014

    GENEVA - The World Health Organization says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than 6 times as many as now.

    A new study by the U.N. health agency also assumes that in many hard-hit areas, the actual number of cases may be two to four times higher than is currently reported.

    The agency on Thursday published new figures saying that 1,552 people have now died from the Ebola virus from among 3,069 cases reported so far.

  • Weather - Pat Shingleton Column

    Pat Shingleton: "Isaac Replaced Allison..."

    Pat Shingleton: "Isaac Replaced Allison..."

    Updated: 5:00 AM 8/28/2014

    Residents of LaPlace remember this date in 2012. Four storms have impacted the Baton Rouge area. Andrew in 1992 shut down our city and Katrina's devastation transported thousands of folks to Baton Rouge. Gustav was the worst storm to hit the city and is known as the hurricane that toppled... (More)
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  • National News

    On Syria, Obama faces questions on Congress' role

    Updated: 4:50 AM 8/28/2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Barack Obama faces a familiar question as he contemplates airstrikes in Syria: Should Congress have a say in his decision? Just last summer Obama was barreling toward strikes in Syria when he abruptly announced that he first wanted approval from congressional lawmakers. But Congress balked at... (More)
  • National News

    Fire extinguished following explosion at BP refinery

    Updated: 3:17 AM 8/28/2014

    WHITING, IN - A fire broke out after an explosion at a BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, which rattled nearby homes. BP America spokesman Scott Dean said early Thursday that the refinery, which is just east of Chicago, had "an operational incident" on a process unit about 9 p.m. He... (More)
  • International News

    Australia, Malaysia reach search cost-sharing deal

    Updated: 1:55 AM 8/28/2014

    CANBERRA, Australia - Malaysia's transport minister says an investigation into how a Malaysian airliner came to crash into the Indian Ocean far off course cannot go further until wreckage and its black boxes are found. Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai is in Australia on Thursday to sign a cost-sharing... (More)
  • Local News

    Baton Rouge Autobahn will have a speed limit Thursday

    Updated: 9:10 PM 8/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Drivers along Staring Lane will have to obey a new speed limit Thursday. After a study, the Department of Public Works will set the speed limit at 40 mph. It will be the first time drivers will be told how fast they can drive since construction... (More)
  • Local News

    Arrested: Man responsible for hospital bomb threat

    Arrested: Man responsible for hospital bomb threat

    Updated: 7:30 PM 8/27/2014

    THIBODAUX - Deputies arrested a suspect responsible for a bomb threat made at Chabert Medical Center earlier this summer. Authorities arrested Otrell Renae Every, 24, for calling the threat at the LSU Ochsner joint owned hospital in Terrebonne Parish. Investigators found the bomb threat call was made from... (More)
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