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 2021-01-23 18:33 

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Baton Rouge mayor blasts large parties that violate coronavirus rules, threatens law enforcement response...

Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome blasted recent large gatherings that violate coronavirus restrictions, saying they were putting lives at risk and warning that she would send law enforcement to investigate such events....

 2021-01-23 17:00 

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Baton Rouge Police officer shoots, wounds armed suspect attempting to flee after crash, police say...

A Baton Rouge Police officer shot and wounded a person in the 1100 block of Scenic Highway early Saturday after attempting a traffic stop that led to a vehicle crash and on-foot pursuit, police said....

 2021-01-23 14:39 

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Several Louisiana Walmart stores and Sam's Clubs to begin coronavirus vaccine administration...

A dozen Louisiana Walmart stores and Sam's Clubs across Louisiana will begin administering the COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-01-23 14:00 

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On the area arts and cultural scene...

The LSU School of Art's Glassell Gallery in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., is showing its 19th annual "Summer Invitational Art Exhibition: Winter Edition" through Feb. 12. In this year's Zora Neale Hurston-inspired theme,...

 2021-01-23 13:30 

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Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre to present 'A Virtual Cinderella' in February...

Tickets are on sale for Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre's "A Virtual Cinderella" to stream online from Feb. 12 to Feb. 21....

 2021-01-23 13:00 

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Religion briefs: Course in Baton Rouge explores the Jewish perspective on life, death and the afterlife...

Chabad of Baton Rouge, the local affiliate of the Jewish Learning Institute, will offer "Journey of the Soul: How to Look at Life, Death and the Rest — in Peace," a new six-session course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute......

 2021-01-23 13:00 

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Facets of Faith: Joe Biden becomes second president who belongs to Roman Catholic church...

President Joe Biden joins John Kennedy as the only U.S. presidents to be Roman Catholic....

 2021-01-23 12:00 

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Jeff Crouere: The persecution of Donald Trump is a sign of Biden's phony 'unity'...

On Jan. 6, a huge crowd of Trump supporters descended on Washington D.C. to protest the presidential election results. It was the biggest of the three rallies held in the nation's capital since the 2020 presidential election. The speakers included......

 2021-01-23 12:00 

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Our Views: After the party, unity problem for both political parties...

In the happy glow of the inauguration of a new president, maybe it's too early to talk about political division....

 2021-01-23 06:00 

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St. Thomas More's Walker Howard, Carencro's Blaine Despanie, Tony Courville lead LSWA 4A squad...

The Carencro Golden Bears and St. Thomas More Cougars had seasons to remember, winning LHSAA titles last month....

 2021-01-23 04:52 

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Acadiana area boys, girls scores, reported boxscores, schedules...

BOYS BASKETBALL...

 2021-01-23 04:46 

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Check out the prep report for Friday, Jan. 22...

Boys basketball...

 2021-01-23 04:00 

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Parkview Baptist turns up tempo to race past Capitol...

Parkview Baptist coach Jermaine Williams wants his team to be able to play any style of basketball it needs to in order to win. Friday night that style was up-tempo, and the Eagles showed they could handle it....

 2021-01-23 04:00 

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Catholic manages win at East Ascension despite strong points neutralized at times...

GONZALES — Catholic High proved a couple of points on its way to a 53-47 victory Friday over East Ascension in the District 5-5A opener for both teams....

 2021-01-23 01:41 

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'Senior night': How LSU gymnastics veterans led the Tigers to an impressive win over Georgia...

The focus for LSU gymnastics in the first two weeks this season has been on the glittering contributions from the Tigers' underclassmen like sophomore All-American Kiya Johnson and freshman Haleigh Bryant....

 2021-01-23 01:15 

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Former LSU gymnastics coach D-D Breaux honored with banner in PMAC Friday night...

A banner career has earned D-D Breaux a banner in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center....

 2021-01-23 00:55 

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UL women claim impressive road upset of league leading Arkansas State after three-week layoff...

It's been a season of having to overcome for the UL women's basketball team....

 2021-01-23 00:52 

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Proposal to raise downtown parking rates, increase enforcement is dead, LCG spokesman says...

The proposal to raise the hourly parking rates downtown and increase the enforcement to 24 hours a day is dead, a Lafayette Consolidated Government spokesman said....

 2021-01-23 00:49 

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Russell, Akwuba carry Cajuns to home win over Arkansas State...

Not much happened in the first half offensively for the UL Ragin' Cajuns....

 2021-01-23 00:38 

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Southern's Harrison Henderson has stepped up his game for SWAC play...

Like the Southern men's basketball team he plays for, Harrison Henderson has stepped up his game now that conference play has begun....

 2021-01-23 00:19 

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LSU men's track team takes three wins, women get three field event wins in Wooo Pig Classic...

Going on the road for the first time this season, the LSU track and field teams collected six wins Friday in the Wooo Pig Classic in Fayetteville, Arkansas....

 2021-01-23 00:00 

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Alexander: An interaction with Hank Aaron felt like 'meeting God'...

My grandfather and Hank Aaron knew each other, so I once attended his birthday party. For a boy from Atlanta, it was like meeting God....

 2021-01-23 00:00 

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Letters: Fix Medicaid inequities to protect Louisiana's unborn babies...

On Nov. 3, roughly 62% of Louisianians voted in favor of Constitutional Amendment 1, which adds the following language to Louisiana's constitution: "to protect human life, a right to abortion and the funding of abortion shall not be found in......

 2021-01-23 00:00 

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Letters: Scalise not stupid but calculating in his cynical stance on election...

It is horrifying that the Republican Party allows Rep. Steve Scalise, of Jefferson, to keep his leadership position in Congress....

 2021-01-23 00:00 

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Letters: Outcomes of extremist actions almost always end badly...

While reading "Years of White supremacy threats culminated in Capitol riots," the article evoked many strong opinions, remarks and questions about what was on the page in front of me....

 2021-01-22 23:45 

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Why Louisiana energy experts anticipate job loss, high energy costs amid Biden oil regulations...

President Joe Biden has put his team to work reviewing dozens of actions taken by former President Donald Trump, aiming to reverse orders that he says harm the environment or endanger public health....

 2021-01-22 23:24 

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'Such a good kid': LPSS' Students of the Year are kind, hard working leaders who build community...

The Lafayette Parish School System's 2021-2022 Students of the Year are young leaders who are as spectacular for their kindness, sense of community and conscientiousness as their outstanding academic performance, their principals said....

 2021-01-22 23:23 

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Biden to reverse Trump orders easing up on on oil and gas industry; some fear economic hit...

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden has put his team to work reviewing dozens of actions taken by former President Donald Trump, aiming to reverse orders that he says harm the environment or endanger public health....

 2021-01-22 23:15 

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Will Wade to team: 'Don't let one loss beat you twice' as LSU tries to get off the mat at Kentucky...

Under Will Wade, the LSU basketball program has been known to have at least one clunker in Southeastern Conference play each season....

 2021-01-22 23:05 

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Teen injured in E. Brookstown Drive shooting, BRPD says...

A teenager was injured in a Friday morning shooting on E. Brookstown Drive, according to Baton Rouge Police....

 2021-01-22 22:30 

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Pedestrian killed in traffic crash on Airline Highway involving dump truck, police say...

A pedestrian was killed in an early morning traffic crash on Airline Highway involving a dump truck, Baton Rouge Police said....

 2021-01-22 22:15 

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EBR jury awards nearly $19 million to St. Gabriel man, family in 2018 I-10 crash...

A St. Gabriel truck driver who suffered severe injuries in a 2018 Interstate 10 crash in LaPlace has been awarded more than $13.4 million in damages by an East Baton Rouge Parish jury....

 2021-01-22 22:00 

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Danny Heitman's 'At Random': In a pandemic season, the joy of staying put...

Writer Jan Morris, who died recently at 94, is best known for the many travel books she wrote about destinations as varied as New York and London, Venice and Oxford, Hong Kong and Sydney....

 2021-01-22 21:30 

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Smiley: Story of a sudden conversion...

Dear Smiley: Many years ago, the pastor of the Baptist church down the street welcomed us to the neighborhood and invited us to visit his church, even after we said we were Catholic....

 2021-01-22 21:04 

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Third suspect arrested in Christmas Day homicide in Eunice...

A third suspect has been arrested in a Christmas Day shooting that took the life of a 41-year-old man in Eunice....

 2021-01-22 20:16 

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UL quarterback transfer Lance LeGendre comes with impressive prep credentials...

There's a new name in the race to eventually replace Levi Lewis as UL's starting quarterback....

 2021-01-22 20:15 

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In Ascension, DPW workers, operating equipment often mismatched due to leave time, maintenance...

Ascension Parish government's public works department, which fixes roads and maintains ditches, suffers from shortages in manpower and operable equipment that cut into effectiveness, according to a new report....

 2021-01-22 20:00 

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LSU baseball adds Baylor to 2021 schedule...

LSU baseball added Baylor to its 2021 schedule, coach Paul Mainieri announced Friday....

 2021-01-22 19:24 

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Baton Rouge man arrested after shooting another man in face multiple times, police say...

A Baton Rouge man was arrested after police say he shot another man in the face multiple times....

 2021-01-22 19:18 

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Louisiana expects 'relatively flat' shipments of vaccines for next month, creating problems...

The federal government has told Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration to expect relatively flat allocations of vaccine doses for the next four or five weeks, officials said Friday, posing another challenge to the state's effort to ramp up vaccinat...

 2021-01-22 18:34 

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Two men arrested in Vermilion Parish drive-by shooting...

Two men have been arrested in a Jan. 5 drive-by shooting in Vermilion Parish....

 2021-01-22 18:15 

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Closures, detours at La. 73, La. 42 on Tuesday; La. 42 widening project delayed again...

OAK GROVE — State highway contractors working on the widening of La. 42 in Ascension Parish plan to close portions of La. 73 and La. 42 in the Oak Grove area for seven hours Tuesday, parish and state officials said......

 2021-01-22 18:06 

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Pierson "cautiously optimistic" about Louisiana economy in 2021, despite challenges...

While the Louisiana economy was devastated by the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, the 2021 forecast is "cautiously optimistic," the head of Louisiana's economic development agency said Friday....

 2021-01-22 18:00 

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Family says they were mocked, police called after requesting mask usage at funeral home...

While mourning the loss of a loved one to COVID-19, one Lafayette family says they were mocked at a funeral home for asking others to wear masks....

 2021-01-22 17:36 

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Police arrest man in killing of Monterrey Drive man who interrupted 2019 car theft...

Baton Rouge police say they have arrested a man in the 2019 killing of a Monterrey Drive resident who interrupted an attempted car theft outside his apartment....

 2021-01-22 17:34 

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Cite des Arts in danger of closing, looking to raise $40,000...

Cite des Arts, an incubator for the arts located in downtown Lafayette, is seeking donations to help keep its doors open....

 2021-01-22 17:30 

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Missed WAFB's tribute to Donna Britt on Thursday? It's re-airing at 11 a.m. Sunday...

Co-workers, public officials and the community remembered Donna Britt during WAFB's 60-minute tribute to the longtime news anchor on Thursday evening....

 2021-01-22 17:30 

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7 charged in attack on Chili's hostess trying to enforce coronavirus seating restrictions...

Baton Rouge prosecutors have charged one person with a felony and six others with a misdemeanor in an August attack on a Chili's hostess who was trying to enforce the restaurant's coronavirus dining rules....

 2021-01-22 17:25 

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Five things we learned at The Advocate's Outlook 2021 summit for the state...

Local experts provided a forecast of what the new year has in store for the Louisiana economy Friday during The Advocate's Outlook 2021 economic summit. Here are five major takeaways from the online event:...

 2021-01-22 17:17 

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Acadiana artists encouraged to apply for 2021 ArtSpark grants...

Acadiana Center for the Arts and Lafayette Economic Development Authority are calling for applications to ArtSpark, an individual artist funding program....

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