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  • Get home improvement help at the Habitat Home Expo Play Video

    March 5, 2014 10:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - If you need some help with home improvement, you can find it at the Habitat Home Expo. Capital Region Builders Association President Jim Kinchen stopped by 2une In Wednesday with all of the details. "We have over 200 booths, plus seminars on how to choose a... more »
  • La. High School Boxing Hall of Fame inductions set

    October 16, 2013 8:50 AM

    SUNSET- The newly formed Louisiana High School Boxing Association is getting ready for its inaugural Hall of Fame Induction and Reunion. The event is set for Sunday afternoon in the city of Sunset at the Sunset Events Center. In a news release, the group says 33 former prep boxers and... more »
  • GSU establishes faculty, staff retiree association

    June 17, 2013 11:48 AM

    GRAMBLING - Grambling State University produces not only undergraduate and graduate students but also a large group of retirees. The News-Star reports GSU President Frank G. Pogue identified this ready-made pool of highly-qualified and skilled professionals and workers and recently established the Grambling State University Association for Retired Faculty and... more »
  • 2013 Parade of Homes starts this weekend

    April 23, 2013 11:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Capital Region Builders Association will host its 2013 Parade of Homes over the next two weekends. Many of the homes feature outdoor kitchens, pools and home theaters. This year's parade includes 41 homes built by 28 builders in 33 subdivisions, including 11 homes in Ascension,... more »
  • Audubon Zoo gets re-accredited

    April 17, 2013 2:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- The Association of Zoos and Aquariums says it has renewed the accreditation for the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. Zoos and aquariums must be inspected and reviewed every five years to be members of the association. Standards include animal care, veterinary programs, conservation, education, and safety. The... more »
  • Police association stands behind BRPD chief Play Video

    February 14, 2013 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Magnolia State Peace Officers Association of Louisiana released a statement today supporting Dewayne White, who was recently removed from his position as Baton Rouge Police chief. The MSPOA said White had made "obvious efforts" to address concerns with crime, and they support him on a... more »
  • ULM, LSU, Nicholls share POW honors

    January 15, 2013 10:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Amos Olatayo of ULM earned the most votes in a tight choice for men's player of the week while KK Bain of Nicholls State and Adrienne Webb of LSU split the women's votes as chosen for the weekly honor by a panel of Louisiana Sports Writers Association... more »
  • NRA promises to help prevent school shootings

    December 18, 2012 4:21 PM

    WASHINGTON - The National Rifle Association is breaking its silence four days after a school shooting in Newtown, Conn., where 26 were killed, including 20 children. The nation's largest gun rights organization made its first public statements Tuesday after a self-imposed media blackout that left many wondering how it would... more »
  • Governors ask for flexibility in fiscal cliff deal

    December 4, 2012 11:52 AM

    WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of governors says they sought assurances from President Barack Obama that any cuts in spending to address the looming "fiscal cliff" would not shift the financial burden onto states. They say they want flexibility from the federal government on mandated programs to allow them to... more »
  • NHL, union holding labor talks a 3rd straight day

    November 8, 2012 10:33 AM

    NEW YORK - The NHL and the players' association resume negotiations Thursday afternoon, the third straight day the sides are meeting in an effort to end the lockout. This is the 54th day of the lockout, and this week is considered critical for the hockey season to be saved. Owners... more »
  • NRA begins new ad campaign in battleground states

    October 8, 2012 11:05 AM

    NEW YORK - The National Rifle Association is airing a new television ad in four battleground states urging voters to defeat President Barack Obama. The pro-gun-rights group is spending $1.3 million to air the ad in Florida, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin. A spokesman said the group will be on the... more »
  • Another law suit against education reform laws

    June 21, 2012 12:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Another law suit is about to be filed against Governor Jindal's education reform laws. Leaders of the Louisiana Association of Educators will officially file suit, tomorrow, Friday 6/22, challenging the constitutionality. The education reform bills were approved during 2012 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.... more »
  • UL system, professors' association in war of words

    April 13, 2012 6:45 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - An association of college professors is highly critical of faculty layoffs, losses of tenure and other job changes at two University of Louisiana institutions. The American Association of University Professors report issued earlier this week deals with the effects of budget cuts and discontinued programs on 21... more »
  • WBRZ named community station of the year

    March 29, 2012 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - WBRZ's employees were honored with 3 awards from the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters (LAB) Thursday at the Crowne Plaza hotel. The station and its employees won the award for Community Station of the Year. Projects like Pat's Coats for Kids, Feed a Family, Stuff the... more »
  • Jindal calls for resignation of union leader

    February 3, 2012 3:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal has called on the executive director of the Louisiana Association of Educators to resign. At issue is a dispute between Jindal and the education union over the governor's bid to allow children in poor-performing schools to attend private schools with state tax dollars. Jindal... more »
  • Davis, Council earn basketball honors

    November 30, 2011 11:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Josh Davis of Tulane and Keiva Council of Loyola earned the first state basketball player honors for their play in the month of November by a panel of Louisiana Sports Writers Association members. The selection was for all play in the month of November through this... more »
  • Report says LSU violated academic freedom

    August 1, 2011 11:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - It carries no penalty, but a report from the American Association of University Professors still takes a hard swipe at Louisiana State University. The organization says LSU violated the academic freedom of coastal researcher Ivor van Heerden, according to a report issued Monday by the organization... more »
  • Neighborhood disputing group home

    July 15, 2011 6:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A neighborhood association is at odds with a Baton Rouge group home they claim is breaking the law. According to the Unified Development Code in Baton Rouge, a single family dwelling cannot have more than two unrelated people living in a home or more than four if... more »
  • Two indicted in alleged HBPA election scheme

    November 18, 2010 3:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Two people face federal charges in an alleged scheme to rig elections in the Louisiana Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association. A Thursday statement from U.S. Attorney Jim Letten in New Orleans says charges against Sean Alfortish, a former Kenner City Court magistrate, and Jefferson Parish resident Mona... more »
  • LSU Alumni Association won't travel to Fla. game

    October 6, 2010 6:53 PM

    The LSU Alumni Association will not travel to the Florida game for the first time in eight years. That decision was made in the spring when the association saw a lack of interest. News 2’s Rob Krieger spoke with one sports travel agent, who said there’s another reason... more »
  • New game developers group forms in Baton Rouge

    September 20, 2010 11:39 AM

    A chapter of an international game developer’s group has been formed in Baton Rouge to help grow the state’s digital media industry. Three state groups worked together to create a local chapter of the International Game Developer’s Association, according to a press release Monday from the Baton Rouge Area Digital... more »
  • Outback Steakhouse commits to Louisiana shrimp

    October 7, 2009 10:08 PM

    State leaders announced a deal with Outback Steakhouse that keeps Louisiana shrimpers from losing business. Outback agreed to continue providing Louisiana-harvested shrimp in its 14 restaurants statewide. The company's contract had run out, and they were looking to import shrimp. Shrimpers say imports lower prices and put their... more »

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