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  • Does It Really Work Stream Clean Play Video

    February 19, 2014 7:58 AM

    Stream Clean claims it'll get up the tougest stain with no bending or scrubbing. Whitney Vann puts it to the test to find out Does It Really Work? more »
  • Chef of the Month- Mestizo's

    December 24, 2013 10:35 AM

    Our Chef of the Month Jim Urdiales joins JP in the kitchen on 2une In to talk about a mexican dish perfect for Christmas. more »
  • Chef of the Month- Mestizo- Camarones Play Video

    December 4, 2013 9:37 AM

    Mestizo Camarones- 8 large Gulf Shrimp 1 cup of sliced Portobello Mushrooms 2 cups of baby spinach 1 cup of homemade chipotle salsa 3 corn tortillas 4 oz. homemade pico de gallo 1 oz. Cotija cheese 1 cup of melted queso 4 oz. Olive oil 1 cup of cooking white... more »
  • Tips for organizing your closet Play Video

    August 27, 2013 10:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Professional organizer Anita English joined us today on 2une In to show how you can get up to 40 percent more space out of your closet. She showed several easy, professional tools and ideas to help people get organized. According to English, we waste one... more »
  • Dr. Z explains demodex and why these mites are making a home on our face Play Video

    August 13, 2013 8:46 AM

    Dr. Z tell us about Demodex and the mites that live in our facial hair follicles with ugly consequences. more »
  • Organizing Part 2 Back to School Play Video

    August 13, 2013 8:05 AM

    Organizing Tips & Tools for the new school year with expert Anita English. more »
  • Organizing Back to School Play Video

    August 13, 2013 7:58 AM

    Organizing Tips & Tools for the new school year with expert Anita English. more »
  • WBRZ Kicks Off Annual "Father Knows Best Contest"

    May 21, 2013 12:17 PM

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2013 Phone: (225) 336-2271 WBRZ KICKS OFF ANNUAL "FATHER KNOWS BEST CONTEST" WBRZ is helping viewers honor their dads this Father's Day. BATON ROUGE, La. - WBRZ Channel 2 is offering viewers a chance to win a deluxe La-Z-Boy recliner this Father's Day. Just... more »
  • Freeze Warning until 8 AM today

    March 27, 2013 6:49 AM

    The NWS has issued a Freeze Warning for the Baton Rouge area and South Mississippi until 8 AM. Temperatures have fallen to freezing in Baton Rouge and below freezing in areas north and east of the city. All plants should have been covered or brought inside. If they we... more »
  • Strutz, Does It Really Work Play Video

    February 27, 2013 8:03 AM

    Whitney Vann puts Strutz to the test to find out, Does It Really Work? Can it give your aching feet instant relief? more »
  • Meanwhile Back at Cafe Du Monde Coffee Table Book Debuts at Hollydays Play Video

    October 26, 2012 9:43 AM

    Meanwhile Back at Cafe Du Monde Coffee Table Book Debuts at Hollydays with author Peggy Sweeney and Chef Don Bergeron. more »
  • Dense Fog Advisory until 9 AM

    October 5, 2012 6:38 AM

    The National Weather Service has issued at Dense Fog Advisory until 9 AM for East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Pointe Coupee, Iberville, Ascension, Assumption and St. James Parishes. Visibilities could be less than 1/4 mile at times and that will make it hard to see while you drive... more »
  • Muggy this morning with scattered storms this afternoon

    August 16, 2012 6:21 AM

    We begin this Thursday with very warm and muggy conditions across the Capital City. It is partly to mostly cloudy with temperatures in the upper 70s to lower 80s. Additional moisture will stream northward from the Gulf of Mexico today. When you add that to a front that is... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms return this morning

    July 11, 2012 6:42 AM

    We begin this Wednesday with mostly cloudy skies and showers are popping up around the Viewing Area. Some rain could become heavy at times later this morning. Temperatures are in the mid 70s. Not too much will change in the forecast today compared to yesterday. There is an upper-level... more »
  • Clear & comfortable this morning

    May 17, 2012 6:46 AM

    We have some cooler and pleasant weather on this Thursday Morning across the Capital City. It is mostly clear with temperatures in the lower 60s. An area of high pressure will build into the Deep South this afternoon and that will allow the heat to return. We will have... more »
  • Does It Really Work, Slice-O-Matic Play Video

    February 15, 2012 9:44 AM

    The Slice-O-Matic claims to cut your prep time in half. 2une In's Whitney Vann put it to the test to find out Does It Really Work . more »
  • St. Vincent de Paul director talks about successful Christmas Play Video

    December 26, 2011 8:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - St. Vincent de Paul's executive director couldn't be more pleased with the Baton Rouge homeless shelter's Christmas Day accommodations Sunday and continued to be delighted with the what was presented to him on 2une In Monday morning. Anonymous donors dropped off wrapped Christmas gifts to the... more »
  • EBR District Attorney talks about Gas for Guns program Play Video

    November 17, 2011 12:42 PM

    East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore spoke with John Pastorek Thursday morning about the governor's child protection order, the Gas for Guns program, and how communities can resolve conflicts peacefully. more »
  • Llorens talks about future with mayor's office, SU chancellor

    May 5, 2011 11:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - After more than two years with the Mayor Kip Holden's office, Jim Llorens is stepping down after he was selected to be the next chancellor of Southern University. He sat down with 2une In's Whitney Vann to reflect on his time with the Mayor's office and... more »
  • State Police help promote autism awareness

    April 7, 2011 12:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez has proclaimed April "Autism Awareness Month" in Ascension Parish. Louisiana State Police are teaming up with the Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge to encourage the public to get active for autism. The Greater Baton Rouge ACTIVE for Autism... more »
  • Conference helps encourage, empower women

    April 4, 2011 10:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Empowering, encouraging and equipping women in our community: that's the mission of WomenE3. Alicia Jones and Dana Hackett with WomenE3 stopped by 2une In to talk about the Women's Conference. The conference will be April 8 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and April 9... more »
  • Baton Rouge academy gives hope to special needs children

    April 4, 2011 10:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - They provide hope in more ways than one to many local children with special needs. They're the Greater Baton Rouge Hope Academy. Jeff Hand with the Academy and Denton Faerber with LSU stopped by 2une In to tell you how you can help children with special... more »
  • Copeland's makes cheesecake toppings for the holidays

    December 20, 2010 6:26 AM

    Copeland's New Orleans Bananas Foster 2 Bananas - peeled and sliced 1 tablespoon Salted butter - to sauté bananas 2 teaspoons Cinnamon ½ cup Heavy cream ½ cup Light brown sugar ¼ cup Banana liquor ¼ stick Salted butter 1. Melt 1 tablespoon salted butter in a large skillet over... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Pan Roasted Duck Breast with Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Praline Pecan Sauce

    December 1, 2010 5:36 AM

    6 duck breasts Salt and pepper to taste 1 T olive oil Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Season the duck breast with salt and pepper. In a large sauté pan, over medium heat, add olive oil. Add the duck breast, skin side down. Sear for 6 minutes. Flip... more »
  • Cajun Country Rice makes Stuffed Pepper Cups

    November 22, 2010 5:14 AM

    6 medium green bell peppers 1 lb. ground beef 1/3 cup chopped onion 2 cups or 1 can stewed tomatoes 1 ½ cup cooked Cajun Country Rice 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese (separated) Salt & pepper Cut green peppers in half lengthwise. Remove top stem,... more »
  • Does It Really Work - Loud and Clear

    November 18, 2010 6:58 AM

    Tired of asking people to repeat what they said? Loud N' Clear claims to amplify the sounds around you. News 2's Whitney Vann puts Loud N' Clear to the test. more »
  • Chef of the Month - Warm Duck Salad

    November 17, 2010 6:21 AM

    Warm Duck Salad 5 oz. Arugula 1.5 oz. Pecan Brittle 1 oz. Red Onion 1 oz. Roasted Red Pepper 1 Duck Breast 2 oz. Sweet Potato 1/4 cup Raspberry Dressing Raspberry Balsamic Vinaigrette 4 oz. Balsamic Vinegar 3 oz. Brown Sugar 1/2 Tbsp. Honey 3 oz. Raspberry Vinegar 1 Shallot... more »
  • Tech Park U

    November 16, 2010 8:10 AM

    Tech Park U is accepting applications until December 3, for its 2011 class. The ten week program begins January 10, 2011 and provides promising technology entrepreneurs the education and facilities to jump start their ideas into a business. The class will meet every Monday evening from 5:30-8:30 p.m. to discuss... more »
  • Chef of the Month - BBQ Shrimp

    November 3, 2010 5:53 AM

    1 pound (u-12 count) shrimp, heads removed 5 teaspoons BBQ Spice (recipe follows) 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon Crystal hot sauce 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup white wine 2 tablespoon unsalted butter French bread for serving Wash shrimp and pat dry.... more »
  • Tartuffe opens at the Swine Palace

    November 2, 2010 8:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - "Tartuffe: Born Again" begins its run with a Pay-What-You-Can Preview on Wednesday, November 10th. The sneak preview will be Thursday, Nov. 11th with a ticket price of $12. The production opens on Friday, Nov. 12th, and runs through Sunday, Nov. 21st. Tickets are $12 for students, $15... more »
  • Does It Really Work - Bark Off

    October 29, 2010 9:57 AM

    The Bark Off promises to stop annoying barking by your beloved family dog. News 2's Whitney Vann tested the device on her dog Bisous. After turning the device on, the dog doesn't bark, but he started trembling. Then testing Bark Off on larger dogs, and it worked the same, but... more »
  • Awesome Art in Autumn Gardens - Bisque of Curried Pumpkin, Crawfish and Corn

    October 7, 2010 6:16 AM

    1 cup olive oil 2 cups chopped onions 1 cup chopped bell peppers 1 cup chopped celery ½ cup chopped garlic 1 cup flour 1 cup Steen's cane syrup ¼ cup curry powder 2 quarts crawfish stock 1 14 oz. can of unsweetened pumpkin 2 cups fresh corn kernels 1... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Tropical Shrimp Salsa

    September 29, 2010 6:01 AM

    1 cup fresh mango, finely diced 1 cup fresh pineapple, finely diced 1 cup fresh papaya, finely diced Zest of one lime juice of one lime juice of one orange juice ¼ cup cilantro, finely chopped ½ cup purple onion, finely diced ¼ cup jalapenos, finely diced ½ can Rotel... more »
  • FUTUREBR Workshops

    September 23, 2010 8:55 AM

    Upcoming Workshops: Thursday, September 23 Mid City Workshop Baton Rouge Community College Bonne Sante Wellness Center Arena 5310 Florida Blvd. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 19 North Baton Rouge Workshop Coca Cola Facility 9696 Plank Road 6:30-8:30 p.m. ... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Black and Gold Shrimp

    September 22, 2010 5:48 AM

    3-5 small to medium asparagus spears 9-12 Louisiana 16/20 count shrimp, peeled (leave the tail) and deveined 1-2 tsp your favorite blackened seasoning Healthy pat of unsalted butter Bamboo skewers, soaked in water Small bunch parsley, finely chopped Lemon, cut into wedges *hollandaise -8 oz unsalted butter -3 egg yolks... more »
  • "Design for Living" opens new season at Swine Palace

    September 21, 2010 6:15 AM

    "Design for Living" Wednesday, September 22nd through Sunday, October 10th Shaver Theatre in the LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building "Pay-What-You-Can" preview on Wednesday, September 22nd Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 22-24, Sept. 28-30, Oct. 1 and October 6-9. Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. on Sept. 26... more »
  • Jambalaya Jam

    September 20, 2010 7:18 AM

    Capital Area United Way Jambalaya Jam Thursday, September 23 5:00 - 8:00 pm Third Street -- Downtown Baton Rouge Plate Dinner: $7 All you can eat Jambalaya: $10 Third Street Sampler: $25 VIP Lounge $75 225-383-2643 more »
  • Chef of the Month - Mediterranean Torta

    September 15, 2010 5:53 AM

    Ingredients 1st layer: 6 sundried tomatoes ¼ cup pitted Kalamata olives 10 fresh basil leaves 1 ½ oz feta cheese 1 tsp chopped garlic... more »
  • La. Shrimp and Petroleum Festival

    September 2, 2010 7:51 AM

    The Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival kicks off tonight in Morgan City, La. Queen Ashley Bahry and Franciso Sterling stopped by 2une In with a special invitation to the annual Labor Day weekend event. The festival will be held September 2-6, 2010 in downtown Morgan City, La. more »
  • Interview with former Gov. Blanco

    August 30, 2010 11:41 AM

    Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast five years ago on August 29th, 2005. News 2's Whitney Vann sat down with former Governor Kathleen Blanco as she reflected on the storm and its aftermath five years later. more »
  • Sen. Mary Landrieu interview part 1

    August 27, 2010 6:43 AM

    Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast five years ago on August 29th, 2005. Earlier this week News 2's Whitney Vann sat down Senator Mary Landrieu and asked her how we've come, and how far we have to go. more »
  • Chef of the Month - Sweet Basil Seafood with Smoked Salmon

    August 25, 2010 8:07 AM

    2 oz Jumbo Crab Meat 2 oz Cooked 41/50 Shrimp 1 1/2 oz Smoked Salmon 1 oz Remoulade 1 oz Lemon Vinaigrette 1 Tsp Parsley 3 large leafs Sweet Basil Julienned To taste Old Bay 2 each Taro Chips 1 1/2oz Olive Oil Salt and Pepper 1/2 oz Fine Chopped... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Poached Pear

    August 11, 2010 6:04 AM

    Ingredients: 4 medium Pears, peeled 3 cup Red wine 1/2 cup Sugar 1 Cinnamon Stick 1 Tablespoon Brandy (optional) Place all ingredients (except brandy if used) in a small saucepan. Simmer the pears until just soft, about 15 minutes. Remove the pears with a slotted spoon. Place in a bowl... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Crab Cake Divinity

    July 21, 2010 5:46 AM

    2 - 4oz crab cakes 1/2 oz. crawfish tails 1/2 oz. cooked shrimp 4 T spicy mayo 4-6 oz lemon beurre blanc 1/2 oz lump crab meat Cook crab cakes until golden brown. Spread 2 tablespoons of spicy mayo onto a plate. Place one crab cake onto mayo. Spread remaining... more »
  • American Heart Association challenges kids to Go Healthy

    July 19, 2010 7:31 AM

    The American Heart Association is challenging kids to go healthy. Louisiana has one of the highest childhood obesity rates in the nation. Children and families attending the 2010 Go Healthy Challenge will receive information about physical activity, nutrition, as well as on other health and wellness topics. Go Healthy Challenge... more »
  • "Loss of a Teardrop Diamond" screenings

    July 16, 2010 5:50 AM

    The first screening will be on Friday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Baton Rouge at the Grand Cinema at 15365 George Oneal Road. On Saturday, July 17 the screening will be at 7:30 p.m. in Shreveport at the Robinson Film Center at 617 Texas Street. For more information click... more »
  • Yoshi Blade - Does It Really Work?

    July 8, 2010 7:42 AM

    Whitney Vann and cookbook queen Holly Clegg put Yoshi Blade to the test. Can this ceramic knife really cut through the competition? more »
  • Chef of the Month - Seafood Pomadora

    July 7, 2010 11:03 AM

    2 oz. crawfish tails 2 oz. shrimp 2 T butter 2 T roasted garlic, chopped 1 T green onions, chopped 4 oz. mushrooms, sliced 8 oz. chopped stewed tomatoes 1 tsp. dried basil 1 tsp. dried oregano 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper 8 oz. cooked pasta 2 oz. vodka In... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Heidelberg Salad

    June 30, 2010 6:41 AM

    Citrus Vinaigrette Dressing 4.5 0z of Italian Dressing Mix Orange juice (24 oz) Ruby Red Grape Fruit Juice (10oz) Lemon Juice (4 oz) Red Wine Vinegar (10 oz) 1 ½ ounces of fresh basil ½ ounce of Tarragon 1 ounce of Tabasco Blend all above ingredients and incorporate oil with... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Salmon Rouge

    June 23, 2010 6:02 AM

    Salmon Rouge (4) 8-9oz skinless salmon filets with preferred *seasoning *Tony's, Season All, Mrs. Dash 3 tablespoon oil for saute (olive, peanut, or vegetable) Herbed Pasta 4 Cups Angel Hair pasta or preferred cooked pasta (12) Peeled and deveined large shrimp 1 tablespoon olive oil for saute 1 tablespoon lemon... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Fresh Catfish with Grapefruit Buerre Blanc

    June 16, 2010 5:35 AM

    4 catfish fillets Salt & Pepper or Preferred Seasoning Flour for dusting 3 tablespoons oil Saute for 4 minutes on each side at med - medium high heat. Sauce 3 diced shallots 1 tablespoon garlic 1 ½ cups of Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice ½ cup white wine 1 Teaspoon whole... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Chicken Anglaise

    June 9, 2010 5:31 AM

    4 - 6 ounce boneless/skinless chicken breast Breading Mixture 2 cups of bread crumbs 1 T granulated garlic 1 T paprika 2 T dried basil leaves 2 eggs beaten with ¼ cup of olive oil Cover chicken with egg/olive oil mixture, then breading mixture, and sauté in olive oil until... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Kingfish

    June 2, 2010 8:07 AM

    Ingredients: 4 - 6oz Redfish Filets 1 egg ¼ cup vegetable oil 1 tbs lemon juice 1 tsp Tabasco 1 pinch salt 1 pinch white pepper 2 cups of flour Pasta: ½ cup olive oil 4 cups cook cooked angel hair pasta ½ pounds peeled and deveined shrimp ½ lb... more »
  • Meanwhile, Back at Cafe du Monde...

    May 17, 2010 9:59 AM

    It's a story of Louisiana's favorite pastime - food. Peggy Sweeney-McDonald and Jay Basist sat down with Whitney Vann and explains what happens in "Meanwhile, Back at Café du Monde." more »
  • Chef of the Month - Smoked Chicken Enchiladas

    May 12, 2010 5:44 AM

    Chicken Volute 2 quarts chicken stock 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup flour 1/4 bunch Cilantro (chopped fine) salt and pepper to taste In a medium saucepan, warm oil, then add flour and whisk smooth. Add chicken stock, bring to a simmer whisking until thickened. Skim impurities then add smoked... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Da Kine Shrimp

    May 5, 2010 5:51 AM

    Ingredients: 8 shrimp 4 oz. guacamole 8 Blue Corn Tortilla (cut into quarters and fried as chips) 1 oz Shrimp Marinade 2 oz Chipotle Ranch Chipotle Ranch Ranch dressing mix, mayonnaise, milk, heavy cream, chipotle peppers, and cilantro (chopped fine) Chop chipotle peppers into a paste first. Mix all ingredients... more »
  • Rep. Eddie Lambert talks oil spill, recycling, and loop on 2une In

    May 3, 2010 6:56 AM

    Concrete and metal boxes are being built to siphon the oil gushing from the blown out well into the Gulf of Mexico. BP says they won't be in place for at least six days, and the system has never been tried at such depths. Representative Eddie Lambert joined Whitney Vann... more »
  • Rep. Greene talks about oil spill in Gulf of Mexico

    April 29, 2010 8:44 AM

    Lawmakers are busy at the capitol working on budget, bills, and now the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Representative Hunter Greene sat down with Whitney Vann and discussed the next step on how to clean up the mess. more »
  • Dancing with the Stars helps raise money for Big Buddy

    April 29, 2010 8:31 AM

    Put your dance shoes on and get ready to cheer for Dave Nussbaum at Dancing with the Stars Baton Rouge! Gay Mack and Paula Pennington de la Bretonne sat down with Whitney Vann and explained how the money raised helps Big Buddy. Dancing with the Stars Baton Rouge Saturday, May... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Crawfish Etouffee

    April 28, 2010 5:51 AM

    1/2 lb. butter (salted) 1 1/2 cup onions (chopped fine) 1/8 cup bell pepper (chopped fine) 1 teaspoon garlic minced 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1/2 teaspoon red pepper 3 cups water ¼ cup + 1 tablespoon white flour 3/4 teaspoon salt fresh Louisiana crawfish tails chopped green onions chopped parsley... more »
  • St. Elizabeth Foundation helps adoptions in Baton Rouge area

    April 27, 2010 7:24 AM

    The St. Elizabeth's foundation is having a fundraiser this weekend to help raise money for adoptive parents. Terri Blackwell LeBlanc joined Whitney Vann with more on the gala and a few dancing tips for Dave. St. Elizabeth Foundation Gala Saturday, May 1st 7 p.m. Lod Cook Alumni Center $150 ticket... more »
  • Cleanup continues at Baton Rouge restaurant

    April 26, 2010 8:44 AM

    An irresponsible smoker caused a popular pancake restaurant in Baton Rouge to go up in flames. Fire ripped through the IHOP on Siegen Lane yesterday afternoon forcing dozens of employees and customers to run for their lives. Investigators tell News 2 a smoker threw a cigarette into a pile of... more »
  • Rep. Michael Jackson on 2une In

    April 26, 2010 7:21 AM

    it's back to work at the state capitol. This morning John Pastorek got an insider's view from Representative Michael Jackson. He discussed budget and a high speed rail from Baton Rouge to New Orleans. more »
  • Art for Food helps the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

    April 26, 2010 7:16 AM

    How can buying art help feed families in the Baton Rouge Area? The Art for Food event helps raise money for the Greater Baton Rouge Food Banks. Paul Burns and Tracy Mose joined Whitney Vann with a look at what is up for grabs. Winkie Berlin Memorial Art for Food... more »
  • Life After 50 - Aesthetic Medicine

    April 23, 2010 9:32 AM

    Tomorrow is the Life After 50 Expo! Teresa Picou and Todd Howell with Aesthetic Medicine joined John Pastorek on what they will offer at this weekend's expo. more »
  • Jeopardy Clue Crew looking for contestants at Life After 50

    April 23, 2010 9:25 AM

    The Jeopardy Clue Crew is coming to the Life After 50 Expo and you could be a part of the show! Clue Crew member Jimmy McGuire joined Whitney Vann with how you can get in on the action. more »
  • Davis Rhorer discusses downtown projects

    April 22, 2010 9:15 AM

    Davis Rhorer with the Downtown Development District discussed Blues Fest, new restaurants, bars, and a town square this morning with Whitney Vann. more »
  • Culinary Event to raise money for Grief Recovery Center

    April 22, 2010 9:09 AM

    The Grief Recovery Center needs your help to continue serving the capitol area. Vicki Brooks and Kathy Vilas joined Whitney Vann with what they do and how you can help. Culinary Event April 27, 2010 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. White Oak Plantation $50 225-924-6621 Click here for more information. more »
  • Chef of the Month - Seared Yellowfin Tuna with Citrus Burree Blanc and Jumbo Lump Crabmeat

    April 21, 2010 6:05 AM

    Citrus burree blanc (serves 4) 6 oz. chablis ¼ cup sugar 16 oz. orange juice 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1 1/2 tablespoon minced shallots 1 teaspoon black peppercorn 1 each bay leaf 2/3 cup heavy cream 1 lb. unsalted butter Combine first seven ingredients in a 2 quart saucepan. Simmer and... more »
  • LSU Chancellor Mike Martin talks budget and LSU Day

    April 20, 2010 7:15 AM

    LSU is celebrating 150 years. Chancellor Mike Martin joined Whitney Vann and discussed budget, achievements, and the free events this weekend. For more information on LSU Day click here . more »
  • Free screenings at Life After 50

    April 20, 2010 7:07 AM

    There will be free screenings by Our Lady of the Lake at the Life After 50 Expo. Rachel Tidwell joined Whitney Vann to talk about the signs of heart disease and stroke. more »
  • Mother's Day events at the Audubon Zoo

    April 20, 2010 7:02 AM

    Curtis Akey with the Audubon Zoo joined John Pastorek with Rudy the Gopher Tortoise. Rudy came to the zoo with a missing limb after he was accidentally run over by a lawnmower, but that's not slowing him down. Curtis Akey talked about the upcoming events at the Audubon Zoo. Click... more »
  • Rep. Major Thibaut on 2une In

    April 19, 2010 7:23 AM

    Lawmakers are back at work at the capitol. Representative Major Thibaut of New Roads talked budget with John Pastorek this morning on 2une In. more »
  • Golden Opportunities at Life After 50

    April 19, 2010 7:03 AM

    This weekend WBRZ and The Advocate present the Life After 50 Expo at the Baton Rouge River Center. Cindy Wilks and Angela Foster joined John Pastorek and discussed Oschner's Golden Opportunity program. more »
  • Junior League hosting Triple Crown event

    April 19, 2010 6:05 AM

    It's big hats and mint juleps as the Junior League gears up for their Triple Crown event. Marie Centanni, Robin Bonnette, and Gordy Rush whipped up a batch of drinks and a little something to snack on. For more information on the event click here . Southern Mint Julep 4... more »
  • Chef of the Month - BBQ Shrimp

    April 14, 2010 5:47 AM

    1 tsp. red pepper 2 tsp. black pepper 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. thyme 1 tsp. rosemary ½ tsp. oregano 2 oz. minced garlic 1 oz. Lea & Perrins 1 lb. unsalted butter Directions: Let butter soften to room temperature. Put butter into bowl and mix all of the other... more »
  • Rep. Pat Smith on 2une In

    April 13, 2010 7:40 AM

    The legislature is now in week three of session. Representative Pat Smith of Baton Rouge joined Whitney Vann this morning on 2une In and discussed the budget, red light cameras, and education. more »
  • Cocktails at the Crescent raises money for Heritage Ranch

    April 13, 2010 7:32 AM

    Heritage Ranch is a children's home that provides housing, educational support and counseling to children ages 8-18, in the midst of personal or family crisis. The youth live at the ranch and go home every other weekend. Whitney Vann sat down with the founder of Heritage Ranch Vicki Ellis to... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Louisianne

    April 7, 2010 6:59 AM

    1 cup seasoned buttermilk 3 cups seasoned all purpose white flour ½ cup olive oil 5 to 7 oz drum fillet jumbo lump crab meat Lemon Butter Sauce 1 LB. unsalted butter ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon Tabasco ¼ cup lemon juice In a non stick pan heat olive... more »
  • Things to say and not to say when someone loses a loved one

    March 25, 2010 7:16 AM

    Things not to say: "You have to be strong." The pain is so intense that to be told I must be anything is incomprehensible. "What can I do for you?" I just wanted my loved one back. I had no idea what to do about anything and... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Grilled Gulf Fish with Oyster & Artichoke Sauce

    March 24, 2010 6:06 AM

    To make the sauce: 4 oz oysters (drained weight) ¼ cup oyster liquid ½ oz. corn oil 1 tablespoons chopped green onions 1 teaspoon minced garlic 3 oz. artichoke ½" pieces 1 cup alfredo sauce (your favorite) 1/4 cup oyster poaching liquid 1. In a pot add oyster liquid and... more »
  • H1N1 vaccinations available

    March 23, 2010 8:41 AM

    The Department of Health and Hospitals is making one last push to get people vaccinated for H1N1. Dr. Marilyn Reynaud with DHH sat down with John Pastorek to explain where you can get vaccinated this week. more »
  • Chef of the Month - Asian Sesame Oysters

    March 17, 2010 5:48 AM

    To Make the Oyster Breading: 2 cups self rising flour 1 teaspoon Kosher salt 1 cup yellow corn meal 1 cup self rising white corn meal 2 tablespoons Cajun Seasoning (your favorite) 1. Mix ingredients thoroughly in a mixing bowl. To Cook the Oysters: Oysters Oyster Breading 1. Place oysters... more »
  • Health care conference

    March 15, 2010 6:08 AM

    The Department of Insurance is holding a health conference featuring national experts discussing the possible reform measures being discussed in Washington. This morning Thomas Clemons with the Department of Insurance joined Whitney Vann with more on what to expect. Tuesday, March 23rd Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge 8:30 a.m. 342-5075... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Thai Coconut Mussels

    March 10, 2010 5:55 AM

    To Make the Thai Coconut Broth: 1 ounce Tamarind paste ¾ cup Boiling Water 2 tablespoons Fish Sauce 2 tablespoons Palm Sugar 1 Tablespoon Rice Wine Vinegar 18 oz. Coconut Milk 4 cups Chicken Stock 3 teaspoons Red Curry Paste 1. Place the tamarind paste in the boiling water and... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Shrimp Breaux Bridge

    March 3, 2010 5:57 AM

    To make the Spicy Cream Sauce: ¾ teaspoon cajun seasoning 1 cup alfredo sauce (your favorite brand) 1. In a mixing bowl, combine seasoning with the alfredo sauce. 2. Allow the sauce to "rest" for 30 minutes before using, allowing the spices to rehydrate. To Cook: ½ oz . corn... more »
  • Congressman Bill Cassidy talks about healthcare

    March 1, 2010 6:55 AM

    The healthcare debate heats up in Washington as the President tries to get a bipartisan bill. Rep. Bill Cassidy sat down with JP with the latest. more »
  • Rep. Charlie Melancon holds listening tour today

    March 1, 2010 6:48 AM

    Rep. Charlie Melancon will meetings where you can voice your opinion on creating jobs, strengthening the economy, and bringing more bipartisanship to Washington. This morning Rep. Melancon sat down with Whitney Vann with more. Monday, March 1st New Roads Listening Tour Stop Cactus Rose Restaurant 8:00 a.m. Baton... more »
  • LSU Book Bazaar starts Thursday

    March 1, 2010 6:17 AM

    It will be a bookworm's delight this weekend at the LSU Book Bazaar where over 65,000 books are up for sale. Jan Martin and Alana Amaro sat down with JP for a preview of the big sale. more »
  • Voices of Baton Rouge - Dan Borne

    February 25, 2010 8:12 AM

    In today's segment of Voices of Baton Rouge, it's the voice of a cheerleader, promoter, and game show host all rolled into one. This voice of Baton Rouge bleeds purple and gold. Dan Borne sat down with JP and talks about his job as the voice of the Death Valley. more »
  • Chef of the Month - Redfish

    February 24, 2010 5:56 AM

    7 oz fillet of Redfish or Black Drum 2 T canola oil 1 sprig of fresh lemon thyme 1 T butter 1/8 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp minced shallots pinch of garlic 3 T heavy cream 1/8 cup white wine salt pepper all purpose flour for dusting the fish Lightly... more »

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