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  • NFL conference title games' TV viewership up big

    January 20, 2014 2:43 PM

    NEW YORK- The NFL conference title games' television viewership is up big from last season. The Broncos' 26-16 win over New England for the AFC championship averaged 51.3 million viewers Sunday on CBS. That's up 22 percent from the early game a year ago between San Francisco and Atlanta. The... more »
  • Organizers of BIG event looking for work to do Play Video

    November 20, 2013 10:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A volunteer group at LSU is looking for people who need work done around the house for an upcoming service day. Geaux BIG Baton Rouge will make repairs at 100 work sites on March 22, 2014. Applications for help should be turned in by January 6. ... more »
  • Dancing for Big Buddy Play Video

    April 12, 2013 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - News Two's Rosa Flores is going to be Dancing for Big Buddy on April 27th. Today, her dancing instructor and dancing partner were showing off their moves in the studio. News 2 will give away pairs of tickets to Dancing for Big Buddy all next week... more »
  • Women's Final Four brings Big Easy more big games

    April 5, 2013 5:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - UConn coach Geno Auriemma is making his third trip to New Orleans for a women's Final Four and says he never gets tired of coming to the Big Easy for big games. The city has hosted a college football national title game, the men's Final Four and... more »
  • Tulane, ECU to join Big East in 2014

    November 27, 2012 11:10 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Tulane University is joining the Big East as a full member in 2014 and East Carolina will be joining as a football-only member. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because neither... more »
  • I-10E reopened after big rig wreck

    June 11, 2012 12:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities re-opened parts of I-10 East in Baton Rouge as work continues to remove an overturned 18-wheeler. Sgt. Don Kelly with Baton Rouge Police said lanes could be open and closed temporarily to finish cleanup operations. He ealier advised drivers to avoid I-10 East until cleanup... more »
  • Motorists told to avoid I-10 East after big rig wreck

    June 11, 2012 10:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police warned drivers to avoid I-10 East in Baton Rouge after an 18-wheeler wreck this morning. The truck overturned on the right shoulder, blocking two lanes of traffic according to Baton Rouge Police. Sgt. Don Kelly said all lanes of traffic would need to be... more »
  • Obama: End tax breaks for big oil

    March 29, 2012 11:23 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says Americans are getting hit twice - once at the gas pump, and once more by sending billions of dollars in tax subsidies to oil companies. Flanked by dozens of invited guests in the Rose Garden, Obama is again seeking to pressure Congress to... more »
  • GOP candidates to woo conservatives at big event

    February 10, 2012 4:55 AM

    WASHINGTON - Three of the four Republican presidential candidates are addressing a major conservative gathering in Washington, giving them a high-profile stage to reshape their messages at a moment of uncertainty in the contest. Former Sen. Rick Santorum rocked the Republican world this week by winning caucuses in Colorado and... more »
  • Memphis accepts invitation to Big East Conference

    February 9, 2012 2:59 PM

    The Big East says Memphis has officially accepted an invitation to be part of the conference's next incarnation in 2013. Memphis is the seventh school, and fourth from Conference USA, to sign up for future membership in the Big East since December. The Tigers will compete in the... more »
  • Roof collapse at car wash injures 2

    January 30, 2012 4:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency personnel transported two people the hospital Monday afternoon with unknown injuries after an outside portion of a roof fell on them. It happened at Big Babyz Barber and Beauty Shop on Government Street around 3 p.m. The business is mostly known as a car... more »
  • Study: Big quake could hit Tokyo within years

    January 24, 2012 6:00 AM

    TOKYO - A new study warns that Tokyo has a 70 percent chance of being hit by a powerful magnitude-7 earthquake within four years. The study published by University of Tokyo seismologists based the warning on an increase in seismic activity in the region since last year's March 11 disaster,... more »
  • Big changes for Ascension Parish announced at inauguration ceremony Play Video

    January 2, 2012 3:54 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Big changes are coming to Ascension Parish this year. Parish President Tommy Martinez and 11 Parish Council Members were sworn in this morning to begin new terms serving the people. Martinez described the widening of roads in the parish as an urgent priority. "What DOTD... more »
  • Vitter says planned New Orleans hospital too big

    April 11, 2011 3:08 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A week before the scheduled groundbreaking for a proposed $1.2 billion medical center to replace the Katrina-shuttered Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Sen. David Vitter is urging the federal government not to back financing of the project. Vitter released a letter Monday to Housing and Urban... more »
  • Rapper arrested after search reveals 150 lbs. of marijuana

    January 17, 2011 7:08 PM

    BREAUX BRIDGE – A rap artist known as “Big UNK” and two other people were arrested after authorities said they found them with around 150 pounds of marijuana. Reggie Smith was arrested by narcotics agents after a search of his home in Breaux Bridge Saturday morning. St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s... more »
  • I-110 S closed after big rig wreck

    November 16, 2010 3:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The southbound lanes of Interstate 110 in Baton Rouge have been closed while police work a wreck involving an overturned 18-wheeler. There are no reports of injuries at this time. Traffic is being diverted off onto Chippewa while the wreck is being cleared. News... more »

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