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    Crashes slow movement on interstate

    Crashes slow movement on interstate

    Updated: 11:40 AM 10/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Interstate 10 traffic westbound near College is slow moving after a morning crash. A secondary crash is stacking up traffic as LSU game day is continuing to bring more people on campus, Saturday morning. DOTD reported the interstate was down to one lane for a... (More)
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    Probation hearing delayed for ex-school official

    Probation hearing delayed for ex-school official

    Updated: 12:23 PM 10/25/2014

    AMITE, La. - A probation revocation hearing for former Tangipahoa Parish School Board member Eric Dangerfield has been delayed. The hearing for Dangerfield, who is running for his old seat, was delayed until after the Nov. 4 election. The Advocate reports that the state requested a continuance because two attorneys... (More)
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    Plenty corndogs on display at LSU

    Plenty corndogs on display at LSU

    Updated: 12:06 PM 10/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE - On pop singer, Katy Perry's 30th birthday she's getting a bunch of sticks from LSU fans. Tiger fans packed campus with signs that included an array of sayings and nods to the singer's insult to tiger fans. In early October, Perry took a swipe at... (More)
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    Cafeteria worker tried to stop school shooter

    Cafeteria worker tried to stop school shooter

    Updated: 11:17 AM 10/25/2014

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. - Authorities investigating a deadly shooting at a Washington state high school say a cafeteria worker attempted to stop the gunman. Snohomish County Sheriff's spokeswoman Shari Ireton said in a statement Saturday morning that the on-scene investigation at Marysville-Pilchuck High School north of Seattle was finished. A .40-caliber... (More)
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    3 states issue stronger Ebola quarantine

    3 states issue stronger Ebola quarantine

    Updated: 11:09 AM 10/25/2014

    NEW YORK - New Jersey, New York and Illinois have issued a mandatory quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients in West Africa. Officials in all three states say any person traveling from the three hard-hit West African nations who had contact with infected or possibly infected... (More)
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    Baton Rouge ride-sharing program under development

    Baton Rouge ride-sharing program under development

    Updated: 10:46 AM 10/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A program to help coordinate carpooling in the Baton Rouge area could be available online by the end of the year. The Capital Region Planning Commission has been awarded a grant from the state Department of Transportation and Development for a software program designed to help connect... (More)
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    Pat Shingleton: "Cider, With a Punch!"

    Pat Shingleton: "Cider, With a Punch!"

    Updated: 4:00 AM 10/25/2014

    A hoedown is a dance or traditional fiddle tunes. Octobers in high school included the Varsity "R" Hoedown, a fundraiser for the athletic teams that included food, music and cider drinking competitions. One contestant spilled a mug of cider. As my brother Mike cleaned the mess, Bobo Tincani stepped into... (More)
  • HS Sports

    EA holds off Dutchtown in OT thriller

    Updated: 11:57 PM 10/24/2014

    The East Ascension Spartans raced out to a 24-0 first half lead, but needed an overtime score to secure the win against neighboring rival Dutchtown 36-30 in overtime. Dutchtown turnovers helped catalpault the Spartans to a first half lead as EA scored on three of the Griffins four first... (More)
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    Friday Night Blitz - Week 8 Scores

    Updated: 11:55 PM 10/24/2014

    Week 8 of the High School Football Regular Season Scores from the Associated Press Acadiana 28, Sam Houston 21 Airline 49, Southwood 6 Amite 18, Sumner 0 Arcadia 28, Grambling 22 Ascension Episcopal 46, Gueydan 6 Avoyelles 64, Vidalia 12 Baker 27, Glen Oaks 22 Barbe 50, Comeaux 37... (More)
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    Zachary torches Walker 70-20

    Updated: 11:43 PM 10/24/2014

    ZACHARY - Zachary was having a great start to the season. Then they put up 70 points. The Broncos winning 70-20 over the Walker Wildcats to advance to 4-0 in 4-5A district play, and 7-1 on the season. The Wildcats, still searching for that elusive win, 0-8 on the... (More)
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    Brossette scores 6 touchdowns as U High blows out Denham Springs 56-21

    Updated: 11:43 PM 10/24/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Nick Brossette lit up the scoreboard Friday night, scoring 6 touchdowns on the way to a University High rout of Denham Springs 56-21. The game was tied at 14 with 9 minutes in the second quarter, but the Cubs took advantage of a Sam Wharton interception... (More)
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  • Local News

    La. discontinues use of dangerous guardrails

    La. discontinues use of dangerous guardrails

    Updated: 11:09 PM 10/24/2014

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana highway chiefs said Friday, the state has discontinued the use of guardrails caught up in an investigation and lawsuit surrounding allegations the design was changed and have caused people to lose limbs or even die in crashes across the country. "DOTD has discontinued the use of... (More)
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    Talkin' trash: Ole Miss tries throwing around corn dogs

    Updated: 10:56 PM 10/24/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A rivalry is renewed with the rebirth of the Ole Miss Rebel football team and their reference to tiger fans as corn dogs. "All LSU fans smell like corn dogs," one Ole Miss fan named Mike said. Mike refused to give his entire name. "I... (More)
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    Reality TV stars post $25,000 bail

    Reality TV stars post $25,000 bail

    Updated: 9:27 PM 10/24/2014

    LIVINGSTON - Two more members of the canceled Baton Rouge reality TV show 'Sons of Guns' are in trouble with the law, accused of cruelty to a juvenile. Investigators in Livingston Parish arrested Stephanie Hayden and Kristafor Ford Friday. Ford was charged with cruelty, while Hayden was charged with... (More)
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    Iberville deputies shoot, kill man Friday

    Iberville deputies shoot, kill man Friday

    Updated: 9:20 PM 10/24/2014

    BAYOU PIGEON- Iberville Parish Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man Friday night. Sheriff Brett Stassi confirmed a deputy fired the deadly shot south of Plaquemine after 5 p.m. but did not release specifics of what happened. Stassi did say no one else was injured in the altercation. ... (More)
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    Motorcyclist killed in Friday evening crash

    Motorcyclist killed in Friday evening crash

    Updated: 9:15 PM 10/24/2014

    MAUREPAS - A man riding a motorcycle died in a single-vehicle crash Friday evening. State Police said James B. Geter, 46, failed to negotiate a curve on La. 22 east of La. 16 shortly after 6 p.m. Geter's motorcycle left the highway as the road curved to the right,... (More)
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