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  • Derek Jeter has RBI single in last at-bat

    September 28, 2014 3:14 PM

    BOSTON - Derek Jeter hit a run-scoring infield single in the final at-bat of his 20-year major league career, leaving to a standing ovation at Fenway Park. The New York Yankees captain hit a high chop that bounced off a hand of leaping Red Sox third baseman Garin Cecchini, and... more »
  • $3.6B school funding plan receives final passage

    May 30, 2014 4:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A $3.6 billion financing plan to pay for Louisiana's public schools next year has received final legislative passage with a 95-2 House vote. The school formula for the 2014-15 school year was written by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. It will increase spending for... more »
  • BESE backs overhaul of La. career-track diploma

    March 6, 2014 2:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A redesign of Louisiana's career-track diploma has received overwhelming backing from members of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Superintendent of Education John White's proposal centers on high school students getting job skills certifications to earn their diploma if they don't intend to go to a four-year... more »
  • School put on lockdown after fight

    November 21, 2013 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating a fight that took place Thursday morning at the Career Academy in Baton Rouge. Police say during the Fall Festival at the school, between 15 and 20 students got into a fight before an on-site officer broke it up. Sgt. Don Coppola with Baton... more »
  • Officer arrested for hitting suspect has troubled career Play Video

    August 1, 2013 4:50 PM

    WALKER - A Walker Police officer accused of hitting a rape suspect while they were in custody recently ran into trouble with past law enforcement agencies for using excessive force. Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested James Dipuma, 32, after they said he hit Raymond Robison, 19, while Robison was... more »
  • High school diploma revamp to focus on careers

    June 20, 2013 1:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Superintendent of Education John White says Louisiana's current three-tier high school diploma system needs to be reworked to focus on career education and concrete outcomes. White said Thursday that the diploma should signal that students are either "credentialed" to work in a specific industry or fully prepared... more »
  • West Feliciana resumes counseling program

    February 27, 2013 8:14 AM

    ST FRANCISVILLE - The West Feliciana Parish School Board has voted to resume a career counseling program it dropped several years ago when state funding was frozen. Supervisor Al Lemoine told the board Tuesday the money to resume the program is coming from a federal grant routed through Baton Rouge... more »
  • Season over for Browns LB Scott Fujita

    October 24, 2012 12:05 PM

    BEREA, Ohio - Browns starting linebacker Scott Fujita will be placed on injured reserve with a neck injury, ending his stormy season - and perhaps his football career. Fujita, one four players suspended by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for his role in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal, was inactive... more »
  • The unemployed: attorney can't find work Play Video

    October 6, 2012 2:15 AM

    WATSON- Ask the people who are out of work, and they'll tell you that a drop in the national unemployment numbers doesn't mean a thing. They're still looking, trying to find the job that will change their numbers- the ones in the bank account. Davonna Ponthieu, is one of... more »
  • New casino hosts more job fairs

    May 15, 2012 1:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The new L'Auberge casino in Baton Rouge announced two new job fairs this week for people interested in working at the attraction. Tomorrow, May 16, L'Auberge will hear for food and beverage positions. This Friday, May 18, they'll hold another event for hotel and hospitality positions.... more »
  • College Seniors unsure of future as graduation approaches Play Video

    May 5, 2012 6:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Over the next few weeks thousands of college graduates all over the country will leave school. and enter the work force. But with one of the worst job markets in decades, competition is tough. A new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers says... more »
  • Career criminal arrested in Tangipahoa Parish

    May 12, 2010 8:55 AM

    Deputies in Tangipahoa Parish arrested a career criminal in Roseland. Percy Griffin Jr. was arrested after someone told deputies that Griffin threatened to stab her like before, but this time he would kill her. After several hours of searching, deputies searched a home on Turner Chapel Road where they found... more »
  • Job fair for veterans

    September 3, 2009 9:52 AM

    A special job fair is being held in Baton Rouge for U.S. veterans around the metro area. Hundreds are expected to attend. The fair is from 9:00am - 1:00pm at Crowne Plaza Hotel at 4728 Constitution Ave. more »

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