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    Remembrance ceremonies held for Katrina's passage

    Updated: 10:38 AM 8/29/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - Gulf Coast ceremonies marking the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina have begun. In New Orleans, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Julian Castro, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, were among those attending a Friday morning wreath-laying ceremony where scores of unidentified Katrina victims... (More)
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    Vitter: $180K in criminal justice grants for state

    Vitter: $180K in criminal justice grants for state

    Updated: 10:41 AM 8/29/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - U.S. Sen. David Vitter says the federal government is awarding $181,269 in grants to support criminal justice services in Louisiana. The grants include: $132,984 to Shreveport and the Caddo Parish sheriff's office to buy equipment and supplies $28,856 to Bossier City and the Bossier... (More)
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    CATS Touchdown Express rolls again, with changes

    Updated: 9:56 AM 8/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE - CATS Touchdown Express will roll again for LSU home football games but with several changes due to new gameday traffic rules. Capital Area Transit System buses will bring Tigers fans to Death Valley from several locations including Hollywood Casino, Hotel Indigo, Florida and I-10 underpass and... (More)
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    Breakfast with 2une In: Leroy Neiman Art Exhibit at Walk-Ons

    Updated: 9:04 AM 8/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE - 2une In's Rebecca Buchanan visited Walk-Ons this morning for Breakfast with 2une In to preview the Leroy Neiman: Action! art exhibit. The "Leroy Neiman: Action!" exhibit opened on August 2nd at the LSU Museum of Art. It features over eighty of the best drawings, paintings and... (More)
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    Teen girl killed in Baker shooting

    Updated: 8:39 AM 8/29/2014

    BAKER- Police are investigating a shooting near the edge of city limits that happened Thursday night. Officers were dispatched to Heath Drive. A source told WBRZ News 2, police were advised that a woman was found on the ground, unresponsive. Investigators confirm an 18-year-old woman was shot and killed.... (More)
  • Sports

    Outdoors Report: What's hot besides the weather

    Updated: 8:35 AM 8/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A big Labor Day weekend ahead on the water. In this week's Outdoors Report, John Jackson takes a look around the state at what's still hot, besides the temperature.

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  • Weather

    Wet weather for football fans

    Wet weather for football fans

    Updated: 8:23 AM 8/29/2014

    Today: Friday will begin with sunshine and a warmup into the lower 90s before afternoon clouds, showers and thunderstorms develop. Activity is expected to be a bit more than Wednesday and Thursday with scattered coverage in the rain department. Tonight: The area will maintain humidity, cloud cover and spotty... (More)
  • 2 Your Health

    More Ebola cases in past week than any other

    Updated: 7:18 AM 8/29/2014

    DAKAR, Senegal - The World Health Organization says the past week has seen the highest increase of Ebola cases since the outbreak began, more evidence that the crisis is worsening. In an update Friday, the U.N. health agency said more than 500 cases were recorded over the past week, by... (More)
  • HS Sports

    High school football jamborees kick off in Baton Rouge area

    High school football jamborees kick off in Baton Rouge area

    Updated: 7:17 AM 8/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE - High School football began tonight in the Baton Rouge area as Dutchtown and Port Allen both hosted jamborees. The Griffins played host to the Walker Wildcats, where Kajuan Coleman and Averee York both scored touchdowns to lead Dutchtown to a 33-0 victory. In Port Allen,... (More)
  • Local News

    Sheriff: Slain TV personality's life was a ruse

    Updated: 7:16 AM 8/29/2014

    ST. GABRIEL - The sheriff leading Scott Rogers' murder investigation said the TV personality was facing two unresolved child molestation accusations in England. Thursday, Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi's office spoke with federal agents and interviewed several key witnesses in Rogers' death. He discussed the case with WBRZ later... (More)
  • Local News

    Real movie drama over tax credits

    Updated: 7:16 AM 8/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE- The fight over production locations could become as dramatic as the films themselves since California is ready to try to keep cameras in Hollywood. The LA Times reported the governor of California signed off on a deal to triple the funding for movie tax credits. It will... (More)
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  • Weather - Pat Shingleton Column

    Pat Shingleton: "The 'K' Storm..."

    Pat Shingleton: "The 'K' Storm..."

    Updated: 5:00 AM 8/29/2014

    The column today includes an excerpt, presented nine years ago on this date and Katrina's landfall. "After 48 hours of on-air coverage of Katrina, this devastating, catastrophic storm, some comments. In every hurricane conference attended, the New Orleans "model" has occurred. The worst-case scenario Monday morning mirrored expectations of the... (More)
  • Sports

    Ole Miss opens season with 35-13 victory over Boise State

    Ole Miss opens season with 35-13 victory over Boise State

    Updated: 11:32 PM 8/28/2014

    ATLANTA (AP) - Bo Wallace threw four touchdowns passes in a sloppy season opener, and No. 18 Mississippi pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Boise State 35-13 on Thursday night. Shaking off Wallace's three first-half interceptions, the Rebels (1-0) got the victory before a sparse crowd in the... (More)
  • Saints

    Saints fall to Ravens in preseason finale 22-13

    Saints fall to Ravens in preseason finale 22-13

    Updated: 11:23 PM 8/28/2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Justin Tucker hit five field goals and the Baltimore Ravens wrapped up a perfect preseason with a 22-13 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night. Baltimore (4-0) found the end zone only once on Tyrod Taylor's 8-yard pass to Deonte Thompson, but that was... (More)
  • Sports

    Texas A&M routs South Carolina in SEC opener

    Texas A&M routs South Carolina in SEC opener

    Updated: 11:22 PM 8/28/2014

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak. Hill's performance in his first career start proved there is plenty of life in... (More)
  • Local News

    Parish planning long list of gravel pit regulations

    Updated: 10:30 PM 8/28/2014

    WATSON - A gravel pit company may be required to obtain two permits if the Livingston Parish Council passes a slew of regulations next month. Southern Aggregates, a gravel mining company, plans to dig a gravel pit behind the Oak Hills Subdivision off of Highway 16 in Watson. Homeowners... (More)
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