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  • EBR coroner carves up turkey contest

    November 26, 2014 4:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The St. Vincent De Paul Turkey Carving Contest was won by a parish coroner this year. Dr. William "Beau" Clark took the prize for best carved bird at the annual Thanksgiving competition, which involves numerous elected officials. Past carving champs Hillar Moore, the parish district... more »
  • Which turkey will Obama pardon - Mac or Cheese?

    November 26, 2014 10:31 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey, but which of two gobblers will get the presidential pass? Will it be Mac? Or is it Cheese? The White House was running an online contest until Wednesday afternoon to let the public decide which of the two nearly 50-pound... more »
  • Spice Bar & Bistro: Turkey and Gravy Play Video

    November 26, 2014 7:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - We enjoyed turkey and dressing a day early courtesy of one of the hottest restaurants in Baton Rouge. Spice Bistro & Bar visited 2une In Wednesday for their final appearance as our Chef of the Month. Turkey gravy recipe: Roux 1 cup turkey fat (drippings... more »
  • In Seattle, tofu turkeys get Thanksgiving pardons

    November 25, 2014 12:49 PM

    SEATTLE - As Thanksgiving approaches, Tofurkys in Seattle can breathe easy, even if real turkeys can't. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray pardoned a soybean-based roast Friday, The Seattle Times reported this week. Spokesman Jason Kelly says Murray posed with the tofu turkey at City Hall to draw attention to hunger in... more »
  • Where does your holiday meal come from? Play Video

    November 24, 2014 7:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Everyone is getting prepared to serve Thanksgiving dinner, but not everyone knows where their food came from. In Louisiana, a lot of it comes from our own backyard. This time of year, a lot of attention is given to the human treatment of animals. Kleinpeter Farms... more »
  • US and UK seek partners to go after Islamic State Play Video

    September 5, 2014 2:02 AM

    NEWPORT, Wales - President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron pressed fellow NATO leaders Thursday to confront the "brutal and poisonous" Islamic State militant group that is wreaking havoc in Iraq and Syria - and urged regional partners like Jordan and Turkey to join the effort as well.... more »
  • Anger, grief swell in Turkey after 274 coal miners die

    May 14, 2014 9:52 AM

    SOMA, Turkey - High gas concentrations have brought rescue operations to a halt inside a coal mine in western Turkey following a deadly explosion and fire. So far, the bodies of 274 miners have been recovered. The fate of another 150 remains unclear. Teams are trying to vent carbon dioxide... more »
  • Holiday Helpers host annual Thanksgiving dinner Play Video

    November 28, 2013 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It smelled like grandma's house inside the Baton Rouge River Center ballroom. Holiday Helpers held its annual thanksgiving dinner, feeding hundreds, from all walks of life. The event also gives people in the community to mix and mingle. "My family is far away. So I... more »
  • Bellue's serving up essentials for Thanksgiving feast Play Video

    November 27, 2013 3:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - For folks who aren't kitchen savvy or maybe don't want to tackle the task of cooking this Thanksgiving, Bellue's Fine Cajun Cuisine has the solution. You can have turkey, ham and all the fixing's ready to serve in under 30 minutes. Bellue's offers multiple entrees and... more »
  • Three cities in a tight race for 2020 Olympics

    September 5, 2013 2:19 PM

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - In a tight race to land the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo bid leaders are touting a clean record in doping and hoping to turn the focus from a radiation leak at a nuclear plant in Fukushima. The host city will be chosen Saturday by IOC members, with... more »
  • US tourist faces trial in Turkey

    April 17, 2013 9:00 AM

    ANKARA, Turkey- An American tourist who collected stones during a beach holiday with his wife was briefly detained in Turkey and faces trial for attempting to smuggle historical artifacts. Jason Dement told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he was taken into custody by security officials at an airport near... more »
  • State Department confirms embassy attack in Turkey

    February 1, 2013 6:22 AM

    WASHINGTON - The State Department is confirming that a terror attack occurred just outside the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey. Officials in Ankara say a suspected suicide bomber detonated an explosive device killing himself and one other person, identified by U.S. Ambassador Francis Ricciardione as an embassy guard. State Department... more »
  • The neckline of your dreams Play Video

    November 29, 2012 5:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The aging face has been studied for decades. Today, advancements in medicine can help young and old change the way they look and feel about themselves. Dr. Anthony Stephens shows WBRZ's Rosa Flores how someone with a 'turkey neck,' or with excess skin around the neck,... more »
  • Thousands of turkeys ready for "to-go" Thanksgiving Play Video

    November 21, 2012 6:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Many more people are choosing to leave cooking the turkey up to professionals this year. It's why dozens of restaurants around town will bake, smoke, and fry thousands of turkeys. "We open on Thanksgiving day so people can come in and pick all their stuff up... more »
  • Families spending hundreds for Thanksgiving meal Play Video

    November 21, 2012 4:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, to feed a family of 10 this Thanksgiving, all you will need is a $50 bill. That only includes the necessities: a 16 lb. turkey, carrots, rolls, whipping cream, stuffing, whole milk, sweet potatoes, canned pumpkin, pie crusts, fresh... more »
  • Chef KD's Pecan-Smoked Holiday Turkey

    November 20, 2012 5:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Chef KD's here for a pre-Thanksgiving Tasty Tuesday, turkey in tow. Today he showed us how to make a pecan-smoked turkey, just in time for the holidays. Here's everything you'll need to prepare the turkey. For more on this and other Chef KD recipes, email... more »
  • Oil prices up as Turkey-Syria tension rises

    October 11, 2012 10:48 AM

    NEW YORK - Oil prices are up, rising above $92 per barrel as tension between Turkey and Syria raises concerns about a disruption to crude oil supplies from the Middle East. In morning trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange, benchmark crude is up $1.33 to $92.58 per barrel.... more »
  • Turkish artillery targets Syria after shelling

    October 3, 2012 2:49 PM

    ISTANBUL - Turkish artillery fired on Syrian targets after deadly shelling from Syria hit a Turkish border town on Wednesday, sharply raising tensions on a volatile border that has been crossed by tens of thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing violence in their country. In a terse statement, the office of... more »
  • Troops fire into refugee camp

    April 9, 2012 6:15 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is expressing outrage that Syrian troops have fired into a refugee camp in neighboring Turkey. At least six people were wounded. The cross-border attack happened one day ahead of a deadline for Syrian forces to withdraw from cities. The U.S. says the Syrian government appears... more »
  • Hunter cited for turkey violations

    March 28, 2012 3:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A hunter has been cited for turkey hunting violations on March 24th in the Atchafalaya Basin. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division cited Ted A. Lewis of Pride for taking over the limit of turkeys and failing to tag turkeys. Agents working in the Basin... more »
  • 7.2 quake in Turkey kills 138, collapses buildings

    October 23, 2011 3:34 PM

    ANKARA, Turkey- Turkey's prime minister says the 7.2-magnitude earthquake in eastern Turkey has killed at least 138 people. Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Sunday's earthquake has killed at least 93 people in the city of Van and 45 people in the nearby town of Ercis. He says some people... more »
  • Turkey: Men not allowed at Soccer Matches

    September 20, 2011 7:38 PM

    Turkey banned men from some soccer matches as a way to curb crowd violence. Now, the Turkey Soccer Association says only women and children under 12 are admitted to games involving teams sanctioned for unruly fan behavior. Fenerbache gave out about 27,000 free tickets to women and kids for Tuesday's... more »
  • USDA announces recall of 36M lbs of ground turkey

    August 3, 2011 5:40 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Agriculture Department says meat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of ground turkey linked to a death in California and at least 76 other salmonella illnesses. Illnesses in the outbreak date back to March and have been reported in 26 states coast to coast, including... more »
  • Jennie-O recalls 55,000 pounds of turkey burgers

    April 3, 2011 12:58 PM

    WILLMAR, Minn.- Jennie-O Turkey Store in Willmar is recalling nearly 55,000 pounds of frozen, raw turkey burgers that it says were sold at Sam's Club Stores nationwide. The meat may be contaminated with Salmonella. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the recall Saturday. It includes 4-pound boxes of... more »
  • BR officials face off in turkey-carving competition

    November 24, 2010 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Community leaders from around East Baton Rouge Parish showed off their turkey-carving skills during a contest at St. Vincent de Paul Church today. Sheriff Sid Gautreaux won the competition, followed by LSU gymnastics coach D. D. Breaux and Rudy Macklin, the director of the Governor’s Office of... more »
  • Thanksgiving turkeys made to order

    November 24, 2010 4:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The made-to-order turkey dinner is becoming more popular this year as hundreds of Baton Rouge families are deciding to leave the cooking to the pros. Today, shoppers picking up their holiday birds said less time in the kitchen means more time with family. "Spending time with... more »
  • Oil fries turkey, powers vehicles

    November 24, 2010 2:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - It's a Cajun tradition that has grown in popularity - deep frying the Thanksgiving turkey rather than baking it. The process requires several gallons of high grade oil, which usually ends up in a landfill somewhere after the holiday. Now a New Orleans nonprofit that trains high... more »
  • Cost of turkey and all the fixings nudge higher this year

    November 12, 2010 1:23 PM

    WASHINGTON -The American Farm Bureau says the cost of the ingredients that make up an average Thanksgiving dinner went up a little more than a half dollar this year, to $43.47. Farm Bureau economist John Anderson says the biggest increases in the annual survey were for milk and cream... more »
  • Chief Forester fined for shooting Turkey

    June 28, 2010 8:11 PM

    The chief forester in Wisconsin shot a turkey out of season and turned himself in to pay a $263 fine. Paul DeLong says he mistook a tuft of feathers for a beard thinking it was a male bird he could shoot legally. DeLong is head of the Department of Natural... more »
  • Turkey wants US condemnation of Israeli raid

    June 1, 2010 9:57 AM

    Turkey is demanding that the United States condemn the botched Israeli raid on an aid flotilla that ended with Israeli soldiers killing nine activists. Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu made the comments ahead of a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Monday. The White House... more »
  • Explosion at Turkish coal mine traps about 25

    May 17, 2010 9:17 AM

    An explosion at a coal mine in northern Turkey has trapped around 25 workers underground. Rescue workers are trying to reach the trapped workers at the Karadon mine near the Black Sea port town of Zonguldak. Eight workers have already been rescued. There is no word on the cause of... more »
  • Deadly earthquake shakes eastern Turkey

    March 8, 2010 9:06 AM

    Seismologists say there have been more than 50 aftershocks following a magnitude 6 earthquake in eastern Turkey. Nearly 60 people were killed and another 100 were injured. In the hardest hit village of Okcular, local authorities say homes were crumbled into piles of dirt. Officials say a village near... more »
  • Turducken is a hit in Louisiana

    November 25, 2009 4:29 PM

    Several folks in Louisiana are opting out of the traditional Thanksgiving meal and looking forward to the Southern favorite called Turducken. The triple stuffed bird, usually made of a chicken stuffed in a duck stuffed in a turkey, has specialty stores working overtime to crank out enough for waiting... more »
  • 2 Your Health for Nov. 20

    November 20, 2009 5:38 PM

    A nasal spray recall and how to eat healthy on Thanksgiving are discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »

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