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  • Weekends with Whitney: Houmas House Plantation Play Video

    May 1, 2015 9:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Just a few years ago slavery at Louisiana's historic plantations was rarely discussed, now that painful part of history is being uncovered and shared. When "12 Years a Slave" won the Oscar for best picture last year it sparked a national conversation about America's history of slavery.... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Pets Lost and Found Play Video

    March 20, 2015 6:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - If your pet has ever gone missing, you know the agony associated with trying to find it. You can now start your search online with an impressive success rate. The Facebook page " Lost Pets of Baton Rouge " was founded by Allison Claudet, her daughter... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Quadriplegic Artist Play Video

    February 27, 2015 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Tragedy often unearths things inside us we never knew existed. One woman discovered her inner talents despite nearly losing everything. Donna Bell is a quadriplegic. She was paralyzed from the neck down in a car crash 35 years ago. She was bored, dependent and frustrated until... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Kayak Fishing Play Video

    February 20, 2015 7:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Kayak fishing is a growing sport in south Louisiana. Some credit it's growing possibility to four LSU graduates who launched a new company and their dreams at the same time. "I got my first kayak when I was a sophomore," Corey Coghlan explains. "That's when I... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Tour highlights food, culture of downtown BR Play Video

    February 13, 2015 8:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - There's a new way to sink your teeth into Baton Rouge. It combines two Louisiana favorites: Rich history and rich food. Kim Harper started the C'est Si Bon Food Tour last year. "I thought, 'Baton Rouge really needs something like this because we have such... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: The Declining Bird Population Play Video

    February 6, 2015 7:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana is known as Sportsman's Paradise, but it's also a paradise for our feathered friends. The bird population is rich here, but it's now in decline. In this Weekends with Whitney preview, News 2's Whitney Vann shows you how you can help reverse the alarming trend .... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Surviving Modern Fires Play Video

    January 30, 2015 6:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The open floor plans, synthetic materials and plush furniture in modern homes can turn a house fire into a raging inferno faster than ever. The fast-moving flames deplete the oxygen-supply, replacing it with a deadly black smoke and poisonous gases that can kill you in minutes.... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Downtown Living Play Video

    January 16, 2015 7:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - More than 100 people are kicking off their New Year living downtown in Baton Rouge's Central Business District. In this Weekends with Whitney preview, News 2's Whitney Vann gives you a look at new, affordable apartments. Rent starts around $800/month at the new apartments on 3rd... more »
  • How effective is Uber? Play Video

    December 19, 2014 1:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The ride-sharing company Über has been operating in Baton Rouge for nearly six months, and is becoming more popular during the holiday season. News 2's Whitney Vann put it to the test to see if it really delivers. Click on the video like to see how long... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Leeville is Sinking Play Video

    November 21, 2014 6:26 AM

    LEEVILLE - Along the Louisiana coast, the once-thriving fishing town of Leeville is sinking. Leeville boasts some of the best fishing in the state inshore among the marshes, but coastal erosion has left nearly two-thirds of it underwater. One woman is trying to save what is left. "Everyone... more »
  • LSU honors its Alumnus of the Year Play Video

    November 20, 2014 6:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU has named it 2015 Alumnus of the Year. Newton Thomas received the honor early this week. He graduated from LSU with a degree in electrical engineering in 1967. Sixteen years later, he founded the Newtron Group, which became the 15th largest electrical contractor in the... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Outstanding Oysters Play Video

    November 14, 2014 6:40 AM

    GRAND ISLE - You may never have to eat another small, thin oysters during the summer thanks to science. State of the art oyster harvesting is underway at the Louisiana Gulf Coast Research and Demonstration farm. The effort is lead by Dr. John Supan, Director of LSU's Sea Grant... more »
  • Breakfast with 2une In: Playmakers of Baton Rouge Play Video

    August 1, 2014 11:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - 2une In's Whitney Vann joined the Playmakers of Baton Rouge Friday morning to talk about their upcoming children's production of Alice in Wonderland. The show will run August 15-24 at the Reilly Theatre on LSU's campus. All tickets are $12 and available at the Playmakers website.... more »
  • Casas for CASA raising funds for abused, neglected children Play Video

    July 21, 2014 8:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The 20th annual Casas for CASA playhouse fundraiser gets underway this weekend in Baton Rouge. This year's playhouse will be on display at the Mall of Louisiana from July 26th to August 17th. You can buy at $5.00 raffle ticket for a chance to win the... more »
  • Scammers target Baton Rouge residents Play Video

    July 21, 2014 7:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Someone is targeting people in Baton Rouge, stealing thousands of dollars by claiming to be the IRS even though tax season ended months ago. The Better Business Bureau has gotten fifty calls in the past week from people reporting scammers who say they owe money to... more »
  • Outdoors Report: Fishing Offshore Play Video

    July 18, 2014 6:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - In this Outdoors Report, News Two's John Jackson teaches you how to land the big one offshore. This time of year, tempting a group of feeding yellow fin is fairly simple. Golden rule is to match the hatch. That means fish with what the fish are... more »
  • Kids changing the world, helping the elderly visit Baton Rouge Play Video

    July 15, 2014 7:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The World Changers are in Baton Rouge this week to fix up the homes of the needy and elderly. Mayor Kip Holden is holding a press conference this morning at 10:00 a.m. to introduce the student volunteers to the community. World Changers is faith-based group that... more »
  • Ricky Jean Francois' Back 2 School Celebration Play Video

    July 11, 2014 9:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU Tiger and current Indianapolis Colt Ricky Jean Francois joined Whitney Vann on 2une In this morning to talk about his Back 2 School Celebration. The celebration is this Sunday, July 13th at Noon at Bayou Goula Park. He was joined on set by... more »
  • Does it Really Work? Fit Bit Play Video

    May 21, 2014 8:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - There are a lot of tools out there to help you get in shape for the summer. Thanks to new technology, it has never been easier. Whitney Vann puts one of the most popular fitness trackers to the test and finds out, Does it Really Work? more »
  • Does It Really Work? Pop Chef Play Video

    May 14, 2014 8:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Memorial Day festivities are just around the corner. If you are looking for a new way to impress your guests or to get the kids involved in preparation, Pop Chef can help. Its makers claim it can take ordinary fruits and vegetables and turn them into... more »
  • Does it Really Work? Travelon Waterproof Phone Pouch Play Video

    May 7, 2014 10:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Many people will hit the beach and pool in a couple of weeks for Memorial Day. You will likely take your cell phone along with you to take pictures and stay connected. The last thing you want is for that phone to take a dip and... more »
  • Does It Really Work? Bath Stone Cleaning Block Play Video

    April 30, 2014 10:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Bath Stone Cleaning Block claims to remove soap scum from your shower, but Does it Really Work? Whitney Vann put it to the test this morning on 2une In. Whitney also put some other alternatives to the test, including WD-40, Coke and a Magic Eraser.... more »
  • Get rid of old meds with Drug Take Back Day Play Video

    April 24, 2014 9:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Drug Enforcement Administration, local law enforcement and Blue Cross/ Blue Shield will join together this weekend for the eighth annual Drug Take Back Day. Zachary Police Chief David McDavid and Robin Mayhall from BCBS joined Whitney Vann on 2une In Thursday to talk about how you... more »
  • Outdoors Report: E-RAT-icating Whitney Vann's rat problem Play Video

    April 18, 2014 7:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Whitney Vann's rat problems have been well documented. She called in John Jackson to help her get to the bottom of the issue in this week's special Outdoors Report. Check out the video to see what they found. more »
  • Whitney fights rat invasion with shop vac Play Video

    April 4, 2014 12:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - What would you do if you found a rat in your home? If you're 2une In anchor Whitney Vann, you call a friend with a shop vacuum. Whitney told the story today on 2une In about what she did to de-rat her home recently. Watch... more »
  • Does It Really Work, Potato Express Play Video

    February 5, 2014 7:16 AM

    Potato Express claims to microwave 4 potatoes in 4 minutes to perfection. Whitney Vann puts it to the test to find out if it really works. more »
  • Louisiana Marathon- A weekend of culture

    December 16, 2013 9:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Marathon founder and Course Director Craig Sweeney, joined Whitney on 2une-In to talk about the festivities on January 17th-19th. This is the third year for the Louisiana Marathon. Four races take place over the course of the weekend: the Marathon, Half-Marathon, the 5K and the... more »
  • How To Keep Your Live Christmas Tree Fresh Through Christmas Play Video

    November 29, 2013 8:49 AM

    Find Out How To Keep Your Live Christmas Tree Fresh Through Christmas. more »
  • Wipe New, Does It Really Work Play Video

    November 20, 2013 7:38 AM

    Wipe New claims to restore and renew your car interior and exterior with one simple swipe. Whitney Vann puts it to the test to find out, Does It Really Work. more »
  • Does It Really Work, Grout Bully Play Video

    November 15, 2013 7:35 AM

    Whitney Vann puts Grout Bully to the test to find out if it cleans out your grout or just cover it up. more »
  • Does It Really Work, Air Curler Play Video

    November 6, 2013 7:35 AM

    Whitney Vann puts the Air Curler to the test to find out Does It Really Work. more »
  • Dave Nussbaum puts on high heels for charity Play Video

    September 19, 2013 8:35 AM

    Dave Nussbaum puts on High Heels for the Hunks In Heels fundraiser for STAR. Watch as Leonard Augustus teaches him to walk in high heels. more »
  • Hunks In Heels Play Video

    September 19, 2013 8:20 AM

    Dave Nussbaum talks about starring in tonight's Hunks In Heels fundraiser for STAR, Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response Center. more »
  • Organize Your Closet Part 3 Play Video

    August 28, 2013 8:17 AM

    Professional Organizer Anita English shows us step by step with 2une In anchor Whitney Vann how to organize your closet to save you time, energy and aggravation. For more tips on organizing your closet or any other space in your house visit Anita's website at www.organizebr.com more »
  • Tips for organizing your closet Play Video

    August 27, 2013 10:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Professional organizer Anita English joined us today on 2une In to show how you can get up to 40 percent more space out of your closet. She showed several easy, professional tools and ideas to help people get organized. According to English, we waste one... more »
  • Dr. Z explains demodex and why these mites are making a home on our face Play Video

    August 13, 2013 8:46 AM

    Dr. Z tell us about Demodex and the mites that live in our facial hair follicles with ugly consequences. more »
  • Organizing Part 2 Back to School Play Video

    August 13, 2013 8:05 AM

    Organizing Tips & Tools for the new school year with expert Anita English. more »
  • Organizing Back to School Play Video

    August 13, 2013 7:58 AM

    Organizing Tips & Tools for the new school year with expert Anita English. more »
  • Does It Really Work, Solar Charger Play Video

    May 22, 2013 7:25 AM

    Whitney Vann puts Solar Charger to the test to find out if it really charges your cell phone with the power of the sun. more »
  • Does It Really Work, Samurai Pro Play Video

    May 15, 2013 7:39 AM

    Whitney Vann put the Samurai Pro to the test to find out Does It Really Work. Will it sharpen your knives or just jab you in the wallet? more »
  • Does It Really Work, Pocket Hose Play Video

    May 1, 2013 7:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Pocket Hose claims to offer a full-length hose that can shrink down to fit in your pocket. But does it really work? Whitney put the pocket hose to the test and brings you the results on 2une In. Be sure to watch for her... more »
  • Strutz, Does It Really Work Play Video

    February 27, 2013 8:03 AM

    Whitney Vann puts Strutz to the test to find out, Does It Really Work? Can it give your aching feet instant relief? more »
  • Does It Really Work, Lint Lizard Play Video

    February 20, 2013 8:10 AM

    Lint Lizard promises to remove years of lint build up in your clothes dryer making it run better, faster, and safer. But does it really work? more »
  • Jump Up Does It Really Work Play Video

    February 13, 2013 8:24 AM

    Jump Up claims to jumpstart your car without ever leaving the driver's seat. But Does It Really Work? Whitney Vann puts it to the test. more »
  • Spanish Town Mardi Gras parade rolls through Baton Rouge Play Video

    February 10, 2013 10:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - For Spanish Town Mardi Gras parade-goers, it's a time to let loose, have fun and enjoy carnival season. News Two's own Whitney Vann lead the way as queen of Spanish Town this year. "Today I've met people from Atlanta, Mississippi, Tennessee and Virginia just for... more »
  • Stretch Genie, Does It Really Work Play Video

    February 6, 2013 8:09 AM

    Stretch Genie claims you can say goodbye to painful, tight-fitting shoes with their product. WBRZ's Whitney Vann puts it to the test to find out if Stretch Genie really works. more »

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