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    Once again, Port Allen council discusses Deedy Slaughter issues

    Updated: 11:01 PM 3/4/2015

    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 takes 9 game streak to Houston with victory over Grambling

    LSU takes 9 game streak to Houston with victory over Grambling

    Updated: 11:45 PM 3/4/2015

    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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    LSU hoops falters at home against Tennessee 78-63

    LSU hoops falters at home against Tennessee 78-63

    Updated: 10:12 PM 3/4/2015

    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: 9:44 PM 3/4/2015

    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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    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)
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    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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    Questions raised over dead burglar's past

    Updated: 6:52 PM 3/4/2015

    BATON ROUGE- Questions are being raised over why better tabs weren't kept on a man released from prison on conspiracy to commit murder charges, before he was shot and killed Tuesday morning. Sheriff's deputies said Jermoid Wheeler was shot to death by an East Baton Rouge Parish resident after... (More)
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    La. Budget Project wants deeper cuts for film tax credits

    Updated: 6:51 PM 3/4/2015

    BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana Budget Project wants to triple the cap being proposed for the film industry's tax credit program. LBP Director Jan Moller said the cap should be $100 to $150 million at most, without the option to roll over unused credits to the next year. Moller is... (More)
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    Baton Rouge man says answer to traffic problems is obvious

    Updated: 6:34 PM 3/4/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Marion Matherne has lived in Baton Rouge for more than 50 years, and he believes he has the solution to the city's endemic traffic problems. He said he thinks certain proposals that have already been submitted to the state with the intent of solving traffic issues... (More)
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    Councilwoman: We need more crime cameras

    Updated: 5:51 PM 3/4/2015

    BATON ROUGE - At least one EBR Metro Council member says it is time for more cameras in the city-parish after an increase in crime this month. Councilwoman Tara Wicker says high violence, drug dealing and prostitution in some areas in the city give plenty of reason for more... (More)
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    SKorean media say US ambassador attacked and hurt

    SKorean media say US ambassador attacked and hurt

    Updated: 5:27 PM 3/4/2015

    SEOUL, South Korea - South Korean media say U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert has been attacked while giving a lecture and taken to a hospital for treatment. Yonhap news agency said Lippert was injured, but it wasn't clear the exact nature of his injuries. YTN TV showed a picture of Lippert... (More)
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    Ex-official's appeal based on feds' posting scandal fails

    Ex-official's appeal based on feds' posting scandal fails

    Updated: 5:03 PM 3/4/2015

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal appeals court has rejected a former New Orleans-area official's claim that his guilty plea to corruption in 2012 deserves another look because of an online posting scandal that disrupted the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Orleans. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the... (More)
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    Lawmakers consider changes to La. film tax break program

    Lawmakers consider changes to La. film tax break program

    Updated: 4:38 PM 3/4/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Two New Orleans-area lawmakers have opened conversations on scaling back Louisiana's generous film tax credit program. Ideas presented Wednesday to an entertainment industry advisory commission would cap the program's costs, reduce covered expenses and tweak rules to combat fraud. Tax credits for film and television productions helped... (More)
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    EPIC Piping to establish fabrication, headquarters

    EPIC Piping to establish fabrication, headquarters

    Updated: 4:21 PM 3/4/2015

    LIVINGSTON - Gov. Bobby Jindal and EPIC Piping President Kent Shepherd says the company will make a $45.3 million investment in Livingston Parish to establish an advanced pipe fabrication facility and corporate headquarters. The entire 200,000-square-foot facility, with future expansion to 300,000 square feet, will be air-conditioned workspace, with advanced... (More)
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    Man accused of church stabbing, carjacking

    Man accused of church stabbing, carjacking

    Updated: 3:38 PM 3/4/2015

    PLAQUEMINE - Police arrested a man Wednesday in connection with a stabbing and attempted carjacking earlier this week in Plaquemine. Investigators accused 53-year-old Donald S. Phillips Jr. of carjacking, aggravated kidnapping and attempted second degree murder. Plaquemine Police said early Monday morning Phillips approached a woman in the... (More)
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