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 2021-01-23 16:02 

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Trouble breathing, tooth loss: Some COVID-19 patients face lasting effects...

For some who survive COVID-19, beating the virus doesn...

 2021-01-23 16:00 

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BRFD investigating house fire on Fig Street...

The Baton Rouge Fire department is investigating a case of arson at a house fire on Fig Street on Jan. 23 around 1:30 a.m....

 2021-01-23 15:43 

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'Just want to say thank you': First lady Jill Biden delivers cookies to National Guard troops...

"So I...

 2021-01-23 15:40 

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Did the Facebook app force log you out, too?...

Just before 9 p.m. CST, some Facebook users began reporting issues with the social media platform...

 2021-01-23 15:32 

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Larry King dead at 87...

Former CNN talk show host Larry King has died following a recent battle with COVID-19....

 2021-01-23 14:51 

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Billiards remain closed, but could reopen if comprehensive reopening plan is submitted...

Some pool rooms in Baton Rouge remain closed as a result of Covid -19...

 2021-01-23 12:06 

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How much do tickets to Super Bowl LV in Tampa cost right now?...

We...

 2021-01-23 12:05 

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NFC Matchups: Where else to start but Brady and Rodgers?...

More than 100 players will suit up for Sunday...

 2021-01-23 04:17 

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Tigers Sweep Events in Win Over Georgia...

BATON ROUGE The fifth-ranked LSU gymnastics team improved to 3-0 on the year with a 197.200-196.375 win over No. 11 Georgia on Friday night inside the Maravich Center. LSU gymnasts swept the night on all four events in the all-around. Freshman Haleigh Bry...

 2021-01-23 02:34 

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1 killed after Las Vegas-based bus rolls over near Grand Canyon, 44 transported to medical center...

1 killed after Las Vegas-based bus rolls over near Grand Canyon. Mohave County Sheriff's Office says at least 48 occupants were on the tour bus that was headed towards Grand Canyon West when it rolled and landed on its side near milepost marker 5. The...

 2021-01-23 02:07 

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LPSO investigating rash of nighttime burglaries at Le Triomphe...

Le Triomphe is an exclusive, high-end community, surrounded by tall fencing, on Highway 90 in Lafayette Parish. The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office says there have been five reported nighttime burglaries there in the last several months. "Everyt...

 2021-01-23 01:09 

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Baylor added to 2021 LSU Baseball Schedule...

BATON ROUGE, La. LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri said Friday that the Tigers have added Baylor to their 2021 schedule. LSU and Baylor will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 13, in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. Baylor replaces UT San Antonio as...

 2021-01-23 00:49 

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Friday Night: Cloudy and foggy tonight; Slightly drier for weekend...

Tonight Cloudy and slightly cooler. Areas of patchy fog. Lows near 54. Tomorrow Mostly cloudy and mainly dry. Highs near 65. Extended We'll struggle to see the sunshine for the next few days. We may get a few breaks but it should be limited. Isolated ...

 2021-01-23 00:36 

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More than 150 National Guard in Washington for inauguration test positive for coronavirus...

Between 150 and 200 National Guard deployed to Washington, D.C., to provide security for President Joe Biden...

 2021-01-23 00:01 

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Biden's historic Cabinet begins taking shape...

President Joe Biden is rapidly forming an historic Cabinet as the first 2 of his nominees received Senate confirmation....

 2021-01-22 23:31 

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LSU professors and research fellow to create sensor to detect COVID-19...

LSU Biological Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellow and immunologist Luan Vu is working with LSU Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Manas Gartia to create a smartphone-based biosensor device to detect COVID-19 antigens in body fluids....

 2021-01-22 23:00 

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Timeline for Trump incitement impeachment trial still uncertain...

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to send the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate Monday, but it...

 2021-01-22 22:53 

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Vaccine rollout a challenge for Louisiana due to limited supply...

Louisiana is still facing several challenges when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-01-22 22:45 

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Chiefs' Mahomes cleared to play in AFC championship...

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was cleared Friday from the league...

 2021-01-22 22:44 

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D-coordinators bring head coaching chops to NFL title games...
 2021-01-22 22:42 

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Speculation over Tokyo Olympics: 2021, 2032 or not at all?...

Just about everybody, especially the organizers in Japan and Switzerland, want the Tokyo Olympics to open on July 23 — as scheduled....

 2021-01-22 22:41 

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UPDATE: Louisiana Association of Educators meets with St. Martin Parish superintendent over "Chucks & Pearls" Controversy...

UPDATE: BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (KLFY) — The Louisiana Association of Educators (LAE) went to St. Martin Parish after reports of teachers being sent home for wearing "Chucks and Pearls" T-shirts. LAE discussed member concerns in relation to the i...

 2021-01-22 22:38 

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St. Martinville man arrested on numerous drug charges...

ST.MARTINVILLE, La (BRPROUD)- The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle that was traveling on Main street, left of the center line, in St. Martinsville. The driver of the vehicle was identified as 55-year-old Warren ...

 2021-01-22 22:38 

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Baton Rouge Police investigating fatal crash on Airline Hwy...

Baton Rouge Police is investigating a fatal crash on Airline Hwy on Jan 22 around 1:40 a.m....

 2021-01-22 22:30 

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Calcasieu Parish to receive nearly $51M for Hurricane Laura cleanup...

Hurricane Laura debris will soon be picked up thanks to a $51 million grant for Calcasieu Parish....

 2021-01-22 21:38 

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Child tax credit: Biden stimulus plan could give parents $300 a month per child...

Democratic lawmakers are currently working on a plan that could expand the child tax credit to send recurring monthly payments to adults with children, one report says....

 2021-01-22 21:27 

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WEB EXTRA: One-on-one with Drew Brees' Throwing Coach, Tom House...

NEW ORLEANS, LA (BRPROUD) Saints insider Brooke Kirchhofer sat down with legendary throwing coach, Tom House to talk about quarterback Drew Brees' 20 seasons in the NFL and about his company Mustard. For the full interview, click the video provided....

 2021-01-22 19:52 

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Ex-teacher in Louisiana arrested for alleged relationship with student...

LEESVILLE, La. (AP) — A former teacher in southwest Louisiana has been arrested for an alleged inappropriate relationship with a student, authorities said. Brittany Greene, 28, of Grant, was arrested Tuesday on three counts of prohibited sexual cond...

 2021-01-22 19:26 

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Woman accused of murder, kidnapping in death of mother, baby removed from womb faces death penalty...

BOWIE COUNTY, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) A Bowie County woman accused of kidnapping a woman and then removing her baby from her womb is now facing the death penalty. Friday morning Taylor Parker pleaded not guilty in the death of 21-year-old Reagan Simmons Hancock...

 2021-01-22 19:20 

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$1 billion Mega Millions prize a result of long odds, slow sales...

It's only the third time a lottery jackpot has grown so large, but much has changed since the last time such a big prize was up for grabs in 2018....

 2021-01-22 19:18 

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Frito-Lay recalls small number of 'Ruffles' potato chips due to undeclared milk allergen...

PLANO, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) — Frito-Lay is recalling certain bags of "Ruffles" potato chips due to an undeclared milk allergen. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, on Friday the company issued a voluntary recall of a small numbe...

 2021-01-22 19:08 

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It "took ya'll so long to come get me," Local man accused of setting fire to girlfriend's home...

PONCHATOULA, La. (BRPROUD) 45-year-old, James Quinlan, of Gonzales, is in jail after the conclusion of an investigation by the State Fire Marshal's Office. Quinlan allegedly set "fire to his girlfriend's home last month," according to the ...

 2021-01-22 18:37 

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Three local students named Presidential Scholar Candidates...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) Three seniors at Baton Rouge Magnet High School are receiving national recognition. Fariz Firdausi, Jay Iyer, and Ju-Woo Nho were named Presidential Scholar Candidates. The US Department of Education describes the U.S. President...

 2021-01-22 18:24 

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Louisiana seeing signs of possible COVID-19 plateau, transmission rate still high...

BATON ROUGE, La. (WDSU) — Gov. John Bel Edwards held his weekly news conference Friday to discuss the latest in COVID-19 trends in Louisiana. According to Edwards, the state is starting to see signs of a possible plateau. This has been the deadliest...

 2021-01-22 18:16 

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City Park announces 'Floats in the Oaks' event, tickets on sale now...

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WDSU) — City Park announced Friday that they will be launching an event for Carnival called "Floats in the Oaks." Due to the pandemic, many parades were canceled for 2021. Floats in the Oaks would take parade floats from kr...

 2021-01-22 18:16 

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LDH encourages downloading COVID-19 defense app...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD)- The Louisiana Department of Health is encouraging locals to download SAFEGAURD, a COVID-19 defense app. The app keeps an anonymous record of phone in the users area, alerting you when you have been exposed to the coronavirus. S...

 2021-01-22 18:06 

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Louisiana budget gap for next year estimated at up to $962M...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Estimates released Friday show Louisiana's shortfall for the upcoming budget year could reach as high as $962 million, driven by the loss of one-time federal coronavirus aid used to patch together this year's budget a...

 2021-01-22 17:56 

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BRPD makes arrest in almost two-year-old homicide...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) 31-year-old Bobby Earl, of, 3011 Courtland Circle, is behind bars facing one count of Second Degree Murder. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, "investigators believe that Earl is connected with the death of Ever...

 2021-01-22 17:55 

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PHOTOS: Baseball's Hank Aaron through the years...

PHOTOS: Hank Aaron through the years....

 2021-01-22 17:32 

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Louisiana man behind bars for allegedly raping a child...

CADDO PARISH, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — A Caddo Parish man accused of sexually assaulting a child now sits behind bars. According to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office, 60-year-old David Wayne Chriss, Sr., of Vivian, was arrested for allegedly raping a g...

 2021-01-22 17:24 

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LDH: Number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals goes down for second day in a row...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) There has been an increase of 41 deaths in the state since Thursday, Jan. 21. There are 1,937 new coronavirus cases in the state, according to the Louisiana Department of Health. The Louisiana Department of Health also reported ...

 2021-01-22 17:10 

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Atlanta Braves remember Hank Aaron...

ATLANTA, Ga. (WKRG) — The Atlanta Braves are remembering Hall of Famer Hank Aaron. The Mobile native has died at the age of 86. Braves Chairman Terry McGuirk tweeted condolences Friday morning, saying, "it is with great sadness we share the pass...

 2021-01-22 17:04 

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43-year-old's dying words: 'I never thought that I would be considered nonessential'...

A Missouri family hopes their story about the death of their loved one to cancer will save others by raising awareness about other health threats impacted by the pandemic....

 2021-01-22 16:57 

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Third stimulus check: GOP lawmaker wants $1,400 payment reserved for people who get COVID-19 vaccine...

One lawmaker says he...

 2021-01-22 16:53 

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Newsfeed Now: Biden administration asks Congress to pass COVID-19 relief bill; Texas group prepares Biden lawsuits...

In the latest edition of Newsfeed Now, Pres. Biden outlines his new plan to fight the coronavirus, and the sports world mourns the loss of Hammerin' Hank Aaron....

 2021-01-22 16:53 

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Newsfeed Now: Biden administration asks Congress to pass COVID-19 relief bill; Texas group prepares Biden lawsuits...

In the latest edition of Newsfeed Now, Pres. Biden outlines his new plan to fight the coronavirus, and the sports world mourns the loss of Hammerin' Hank Aaron....

 2021-01-22 16:50 

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Trump impeachment to go to Senate Monday, launching trial...

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will send the article of impeachment against now-former President Donald Trump to the chamber on Monday....

 2021-01-22 16:12 

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'Sticking Together For A Purpose,' Karnival Krewe de Louisiane holding fundraiser for Mary Bird Perkins OLOL Cancer Center...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) The Karnival Krewe de Louisiane is raising money for Mary Bird Perkins Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center. Karnival Krewe de Louisiane is holding a virtual fundraiser event where you can join in and help meet the goal. If you ar...

 2021-01-22 15:55 

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Baseball Hall of Famer Henry "Hank" Aaron dies at 86...

Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron died Friday at the age of 86, reported WSB-TV....

 2021-01-22 15:42 

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Gov. Edwards talking about 'Louisiana's response to COVID-19'...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) Governor John Bel Edwards is holding a news conference at 11 a.m. on Friday morning. Gov. Edwards is expected to give the latest information on the state's response to the coronavirus. The news conference is taking place ins...

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