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  • Miss USA host Todd Newton check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 10, 2015 10:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge has shown off their best features to the 51 women competing in the Miss USA Pageant. Now, it's the contestants' turn. Todd Newton, one of the pageant's hosts, stopped by 2une In this morning to tell News 2's Kylie Dixon what to expect on Sunday night.... more »
  • Baton Rouge library applies for permit for new branch

    July 8, 2015 7:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The East Baton Rouge Parish Library has applied for a building permit to replace its downtown River Center branch. The new 50,000-square-foot branch is budgeted at $19 million. Mary Stein, assistant library director, says construction documents for the new branch are currently being reviewed by the library system... more »
  • Employ BR spring job fair check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 28, 2015 9:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Employ BR Job Fair is turning job seekers into employers. "I came to this job fair and met a great group of people, they went back and told the president of the company about me. He called, flew down to New Orleans, and now I'm here to... more »
  • WWE Smackdown tonight at the River Center check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 13, 2015 7:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - WWE Smackdown is taking over the Baton Rouge River center tonight. Superstar Bray Wyatt joined us on 2une In this morning It's not too late to get tickets to the event. You can find them online on TicketMaster or by calling (800) 745-3000. Click on... more »
  • Holiday Helpers Thanksgiving schedule announced

    November 20, 2014 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Holiday Helpers Inc. announced Thursday that they will host the 28th annual "Thanksgiving Together" dinner at the Baton Rouge River Center free to the community. The organization said that they will host the dinner on Thanksgiving day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu includes turkey,... more »
  • Stage set for Miss USA

    June 4, 2014 10:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The River Center was transformed into a technical wonderland and it came alive Wednesday night for the prelims of Miss USA. The 51 contestants introduced themselves and modeled gowns and swimwear. The events of the night will help decide the top 15 contestants who will perform live... more »
  • Companies butt heads over 'Walking Dead Escape' agreement check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 24, 2014 10:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A special effects company says they're out thousands of dollars after producers of The Walking Dead Escape canceled their order at the last minute. The Walking Dead Escape, a zombie-theme obstacle course inspired by the hit television series, made its first stop on a national tour... more »
  • Manilow concert postponed

    January 28, 2014 2:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Barry Manilow concert originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 29th will now take place Monday, February 3rd. The date change was prompted by the weather conditions and the state of emergency declared by Governor Bobby Jindal. Manilow said via press release, " "I'm sorry that... more »
  • 2BRokeGuys affordable 12 Days of Christmas check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 9, 2013 9:25 AM

    The 2BRokeGuys, Josh Howard and Ryan Chenevert sitdown with Whitney to talk about affordable way to enjoy the holiday season. The Affordable 12 Days of Chirstmas are: 1) Cookie Exchange- Have a party where everyone brings a dozen cookies to be sampled. 2) Ice Skating at the... more »
  • CB&I plans job fair in Baton Rouge

    August 5, 2013 8:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - CB&I, which announced earlier this month it was centralizing its governmental affairs division in Baton Rouge, will hold a job fair Aug. 10 at the Baton Rouge River Center. The company hopes to complete consolidation of about 400 governmental affairs employees by the end of the year.... more »
  • Antiques Roadshow gives Baton Rouge a shot check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 28, 2013 11:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The hit television show "Antiques Roadshow" gave people in the Baton Rouge area a chance to get their prized antiques appraised. The show was in the Baton Rouge River Center Saturday to tape three episodes dedicated to Baton Rouge. Those three episodes will air on PBS... more »
  • Life Begins @ 50 Expo this weekend

    April 16, 2013 10:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - WBRZ Channel 2 and The Advocate present the "Life Begins @ 50" EXPO on Saturday, April 20 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Baton Rouge River Center. You'll see the latest products available and get answers to your questions for the 50-plus market and... more »
  • BRPD: River Center robbed over weekend check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 11, 2013 11:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a robbery at the Baton Rouge River Center over the weekend. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said a man entered the arena 12:30 Sunday morning armed with a gun and demanding cash. It happened after the monster truck show, and police said a private vendor was... more »
  • Habitat Home and Garden Show this weekend in BR

    March 7, 2013 10:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Homeowners and builders across the area have a chance to get design ideas and more from the Habitat Home and Garden Show this weekend in Baton Rouge. The show is organized by the Capital Region Builders Association, and runs Saturday and Sunday March 9 and 10... more »
  • Bowling Congress tournaments return to Baton Rouge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 27, 2013 11:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The United States Bowling Congress announced they will return to Baton Rouge. The city will play host to the Women's Championships in 2017, and host the Open Championships again in 2025. East Baton Rouge Parish saw an estimated $113 million economic impact when they hosted... more »
  • EBR to announce return of major sporting event

    February 27, 2013 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge mayor's office plans today to announce the return of a "major sporting event" to the city-parish. The last major event was the U. S. Bowling Congress 2012 Open Championship Tournament, which brought an estimated $113 million economic impact to East Baton Rouge.... more »
  • 'Rocket Man' to play BR, Elton John jams in March

    January 9, 2013 7:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Elton John will be making a stop at the River Center in March. Ticketmaster.com will begin selling tickets to the concert in late January. The concert is set for March 29 at 8:00 p.m. After fees, tickets start at $47. The website lists its most expensive... more »
  • Job fair gives vets fresh start check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 25, 2012 5:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of veterans and active duty military attended a job fair at the Baton Rouge River Center today. Hiring Our Heroes is a national event aimed at helping veterans and active duty military transition into the workforce. Over 55 employers attended the event, looking for vets... more »
  • Special Olympics at Baton Rouge River Center

    February 15, 2012 8:58 AM

    Today marks a special moment at the Baton Rouge River Center, as the Special Olympics National Unified Tournament will take over the USBC Open Championships stage on Wednesday and Thursday (Feb. 15-16) and will be on the lanes from approximately 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Last year, nearly 400 bowlers,... more »
  • Bowling tournament starts Saturday

    February 10, 2012 11:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The 2012 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships will begin its 151-day run Saturday at the newly-constructed 48-lane bowling facility inside the Baton Rouge River Center where the first of more than 60,000 bowlers will take to the lanes. The tourney will begin at 12:30 p.m.... more »
  • "Putting them on Ice..."

    December 30, 2011 10:58 PM

    Ice skating at the River Center has been a winter time treat for many years. During our younger years, skating and hockey were limited to local limestone quarries and ponds. Norm Welsh constructed a mini-skating rink on his lawn on Windover Avenue. I believe his intention was to afford his... more »
  • Folks pack River Center for holiday meal check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 24, 2011 5:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - 1,500 hungry folks packed the River Center Thursday morning for the Thanksgiving meal, provided by Holiday Helpers. That's the highest number the organization has seen since it first began serving lunch in 1987. 25 years later, and the meal is still the same: turkey, ham, cornbread... more »
  • Teens volunteer to prepare Thanksgiving meal

    November 23, 2011 5:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Giving time to help others is an important Thanksgiving tradition, and that tradition is put into practice helping hundreds of hungry people each year at the Holiday Helper's annual meal. Executive Chef Graham Smith explains,"Every year from kids, to adults come and help." The Holiday... more »
  • Council to consider bid for estimated $37 million Goodwood Library rebuild

    August 19, 2011 10:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Next week, the Metro Council considers bids for a new Main library. But some ask why it hasn't caught as much attention as the new Downtown library, even though it's twice the price. Controversy still swirls around the $19 million downtown Baton Rouge library. The debate... more »

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