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    WBR hosts Common Core testing opt-out meetings today

    WBR hosts Common Core testing opt-out meetings today

    Updated: 9:16 AM 3/5/2015

    PORT ALLEN - School leaders and parents will be meeting in West Baton Rouge Parish today to discuss the controversial testing associated with Common Core education standards. Superintendent Wesley Watts set-up a pair of meetings for parents who plan to opt their kids out of PARCC testing. There is... (More)
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    Suspect, victim in Lorna Avenue shooting identified

    Suspect, victim in Lorna Avenue shooting identified

    Updated: 9:38 AM 3/5/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police identified the victim killed in a shooting Wednesday morning and arrested his suspected killer. The body of Lenroy Marshall, 46, was found in the 12300 block of Lorna Avenue around 6:50 a.m. Wednesday. Investigators say he died from a gunshot wound. Detectives... (More)
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    LSU takes 9 game streak to Houston with victory over Grambling

    LSU takes 9 game streak to Houston with victory over Grambling

    Updated: 9:16 AM 3/5/2015

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Second-ranked LSU (12-1) extended its winning streak to nine games by defeating Grambling, 7-1, Wednesday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. LSU returns to action for the final non-conference weekend of the season at the Houston College Classic March 6-8 at Minute... (More)
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    Once again, Port Allen council discusses Deedy Slaughter issues

    Updated: 9:16 AM 3/5/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Almost a year since voters elected a new mayor and moved on from its former, controversial leader, city leaders once again passionately discussed their angst with Deedy Slaughter 's business practices. Slaughter was recalled in late 2013 by voters following a series of WBRZ Investigative Unit... (More)
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    LSU hoops falters at home against Tennessee 78-63

    LSU hoops falters at home against Tennessee 78-63

    Updated: 9:15 AM 3/5/2015

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Josh Richardson and Armani Moore combined for 39 points as Tennessee ended a five-game losing streak with a 78-63 victory over LSU on Wednesday night. Richardson scored 20 points while Moore matched his career high with 19 points. The 78 points are a season high... (More)
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    More people looking for home security following violent week

    Updated: 9:15 AM 3/5/2015

    BATON ROUGE - After a violent few days in the Capital City, some people are turning to home security systems for extra safety. Custom Security Systems told WBRZ, there was a surge in customers looking for equipment Wednesday after a home invasion Tuesday morning. Following the attack where a... (More)
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    The Pledge of Allegiance: Trinity Episcopal Day School

    Updated: 8:58 AM 3/5/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Today's Pledge of Allegiance comes from the 5th grade at Trinity Episcopal Day School.

    Be sure to watch The Daily Pledge every weekday on 2une In at 5:58 a.m. to see if your child's school is featured.

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    Got a gambling problem? Now there's help

    Updated: 7:37 AM 3/5/2015

    BATON ROUGE - March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month. Compulsive Gambling Counselor, Matricia "Mat" Green, stopped by 2une In this morning to give us some background on gambling addictions, and how to tell if you or a loved one have a problem . "Gambling is really a growing problem... (More)
  • Health

    Kids with disabilities get rolling with Wheels to Succeed

    Updated: 7:23 AM 3/5/2015

    BATON ROUGE - 56 kids with disabilities are on a waiting list for adapted bikes through the Wheels to Succeed program. Physical therapists at the McMains Children's Development Center say it is a fun way to get kids to want to do therapy, but the bikes can be expensive.... (More)
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    Baton Rouge Toy Chest holding fundaiser at Lava Cantina for delivery van

    Updated: 6:53 AM 3/5/2015

    BATON ROUGE - It's always important to help out the less fortunate, especially around the holidays. Today Mylisha Robinson and Igor Matkovic from the Baton Rouge Toy Chest stopped by 2une in to talk about what they do to give back to the needy. The Baton Rouge branch is... (More)
  • Weather

    Oh, it's you again

    Oh, it's you again

    Updated: 6:10 AM 3/5/2015

    Winter has returned in full force with overcast skies and very cold temperatures. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: The much advertised blaster of a cold front has ripped away the spring preview and replaced 70s with 40s. Chilly, lingering rain showers can be expected until midday as northerly... (More)
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    Pat Shingleton: "March marches on..."

    Pat Shingleton: "March marches on..."

    Updated: 4:00 AM 3/5/2015

    With a projected overnight low at 38 degrees the temperature will rise just two degrees for the daytime high. The final days of winter note March 6, 1954 when Pensacola logged its greatest 24 hour snowfall amount of two inches. Four inches of snow covered Adrian Harris' favorite town -... (More)
  • Sports

    Davis has huge game in return, Pelicans beat Pistons 88-85

    Davis has huge game in return, Pelicans beat Pistons 88-85

    Updated: 1:59 AM 3/5/2015

    NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis had 39 points, 13 rebounds and eight blocks in his first game back from a right shoulder sprain, and the New Orleans Pelicans won for the sixth time in seven games, 88-85 over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Davis hit two mid-range jumpers in... (More)
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    Family feud involving Glen Campbell

    Family feud involving Glen Campbell

    Updated: 7:49 PM 3/4/2015

    NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE- The two oldest children of Glen Campbell are fighting with his wife to get control of his medical and financial affairs. Debby Campbell-Cloyd and Travis Campbell say Kim Campbell is keeping their father "secluded from the rest of the family" as he battles late stages of Alzheimer's... (More)
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    U.S. economy growing at moderate pace

    U.S. economy growing at moderate pace

    Updated: 7:41 PM 3/4/2015

    WASHINGTON- Despite severe winter storms that disrupted economic activity in many regions, the Federal Reserve says the U.S. economy grew at a moderate pace through mid-February. Six of the 12 Fed districts report moderate growth with the others reporting modest gains. The Boston district that was hit by record... (More)
  • Sports

    Saints cutting veteran running back Pierre Thomas

    Saints cutting veteran running back Pierre Thomas

    Updated: 7:04 PM 3/4/2015

    NEW ORLEANS - The agent for veteran running back Pierre Thomas says the New Orleans Saints have notified Thomas he's being released after eight seasons with the club. Thomas joined the Saints as an undrafted free agent out of Illinois in 2007 and was a key figure on offense in... (More)
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