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 2021-09-27 21:08 

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LSU's run game nonexistent four weeks into the season...

BATON ROUGE, La. LSU can't run the football. The tape and the numbers don't lie. Four games into the season, the Tigers only have one game rushing for at least 100 rushing yards: the home opener versus McNeese. The Bayou Bengals finished with 124 ...

 2021-09-27 21:05 

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Biden gets booster, urges unvaxxed to get dosed...

"I am over 65," President Joe Biden said, laughing, as he publicly received his COVID-19 booster shot Monday morning....

 2021-09-27 21:00 

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Monday Night: Patchy fog overnight; Showers and storms around at times this week...

Tonight: Mostly cloudy and warm. A few showers are possible, but most stay dry. Areas of fog are possible overnight as well. Morning low near 70. Tuesday-Thursday: A disturbance, as well as a surge of Gulf moisture, will lead to scattered to numerous show...

 2021-09-27 20:49 

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BRPD investigating fatal crash on I-12...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a fatal crash on I-12 involving a Nissan and a Freightliner traveling east. According to BRPD investigators, the crash occurred at 12:20 a.m. and it is believed that the...

 2021-09-27 20:44 

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Will a former LSU QB start for Auburn in Death Valley this Saturday?...

Bryan Harsin isn't tipping his hand on No. 22 Auburn's starting quarterback against LSU. T.J. Finley is a former LSU starter who transferred after the spring. Finley staked his claim on the job when he came off the bench to replace third-year star...

 2021-09-27 20:37 

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Livingston Parish waterways to reopen Tuesday...

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) — All Livingston Parish waterways are reopening to traffic at approximately 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Parish President Layton Ricks and the Livingston Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness warn re...

 2021-09-27 20:31 

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LSUPD seeks identity of man in connection to 'obscenity incident'...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — LSU Police seeks the identity of an individual in connection to an "obscenity incident." LSUPD said the incident took place on campus on Sept. 24. Anyone with information is urged to contact LSUPD at 225-578-3231...

 2021-09-27 20:20 

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Deputies ask for help identifying armed robbery suspect...

ST. MARTINVILLE, La. (BRPROUD) — The St. Martin Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying an armed robbery suspect. On Sept. 26, deputies responded to a call regarding an armed robbery at a business in the 2300 block of Cecilia Senior High...

 2021-09-27 20:05 

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Big reveal: Pelicans say Zion had offseason foot surgery, expected to be back for start of regular season .. watch here for Zion's complete interview...

Pelicans forward Zion Williamson had surgery this summer on a right foot injury he suffered prior to summer league....

 2021-09-27 19:54 

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Sports betting delayed once again due to Hurricane Ida aftermath...

The start of legal sports betting in Louisiana has been pushed back once again due to Hurricane Ida and its aftermath....

 2021-09-27 19:47 

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Aerial spray mission to take place Monday night around Government Street...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Mosquito Abatement & Rodent Control announced an aerial spray mission to take place at around 8:30 p.m. on Monday night. This mission will be taking place near Government Street and Hyacinth Avenue due to the high mosqui...

 2021-09-27 19:46 

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Pandemic shortages return: Costco limiting purchases...

Shortage days are here again, as Costco will begin limiting purchases on certain items thanks to supply chain issues....

 2021-09-27 19:44 

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Juvenile faces aggravated arson charge after allegedly starting fire inside detention center cell...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A juvenile faces an aggravated arson charge after allegedly starting a fire inside their cell. Baton Rouge firefighters responded to a fire at the Juvenile Detention Center at 1:24 p.m. Firefighters found evidence of a s...

 2021-09-27 19:31 

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R. Kelly found guilty in sex trafficking trial after decades of sexual misconduct allegations...

NEW YORK — A jury found R. Kelly guilty on all counts in his sex trafficking trial Monday after decades of allegations about sexual misconduct with minors. A jury of seven men and five women convicted Kelly of racketeering and other charges on their...

 2021-09-27 19:16 

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Oklahoma National Guardswoman donates more than just her time while helping with Hurricane Ida recovery...

HOUMA, La. (BRPROUD) Almost one month ago, Hurricane Ida left devastation in its wake. For some, there were no homes, for others no power for weeks. As recovery continues for some in our region, we have one story about helping out those in need, whether t...

 2021-09-27 19:00 

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How to get free Starbucks this week...

Starbucks is offering a free cup of coffee to customers Wednesday to celebrate National Coffee Day and its 50th anniversary....

 2021-09-27 18:59 

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Mississippi gov: Still no word on medical marijuana session...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on Monday was still not saying whether he will call legislators into special session to enact a medical marijuana program and consider other issues that House and Senate leaders are promoting. "...

 2021-09-27 18:59 

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Frozen potstickers recalled after plastic found in them...

A California-based food manufacturer issued a recall for over 33,000 pounds of frozen potstickers....

 2021-09-27 18:14 

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DEA issues public safety alert: U.S. being flooded with fake prescription pills containing fentanyl and meth...

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration(DEA) issued its first public safety alert in six years today, warning Americans of a significant rise in the number of fake prescription pills containing possible lethal doses of fentanyl and lesser amounts of meth...

 2021-09-27 18:07 

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WATCH: Local sheriff's office responds after close call caught on camera...

GONZALES, La. (BRPROUD) Earlier this month, a local man named Grady Gwyn was travelling down Hwy 44 with his autistic son. Gwyn's Garmin Dash Cam caught what happened in the early afternoon hours of September 15. As Gwyn was making his way towards Ral...

 2021-09-27 17:53 

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BBB gives tips to determine if a used-car is flood damaged...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- The Better Business Bureau of South Louisiana offers these few tips for those purchasing vehicles after Hurricane Ida. These tips will help you identify whether or not the used-vehicle has flood damage. Here are the tips: Ask to...

 2021-09-27 17:33 

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MDHS announces additional SNAP benefits for October...

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, households currently receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will be eligible for a supplemental benefit for October 2021. According to the Mississippi Departmen...

 2021-09-27 17:15 

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LDH reports over 3000 new COVID-19 cases since Friday...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Louisiana Department of Health reports over 3000 new COVID-19 cases since Friday. LDH also reports a decrease in COVID-19 hospitalizations. Louisiana COVID-19 Breakdown: 3,058 new COVID-19 cases bringing the overall total to 737...

 2021-09-27 16:34 

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Gabby Petito case: Protesters yell outside Brian Laundrie's home amid manhunt...

A handful of protesters gathered outside Brian Laundrie...

 2021-09-27 16:24 

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Blood drive happening at WGMB on Friday...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) WGMB is holding a blood drive on Friday, October 1. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. LifeShare Blood Center is setting up at 10000 Perkins Rd. A goal has been set of 18 donations. Everyone is invited to give and you can make an appointmen...

 2021-09-27 16:24 

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Blood drive happening at WGMB on Friday...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) WGMB is holding a blood drive on Friday, Oct.1 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 10000 Perkins Road. LifeShare has set a goal for 8 donations at this drive. If you are interested in donating blood, schedule your appointment at LifeShare...

 2021-09-27 16:20 

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President Biden to get COVID-19 booster shot Monday...

President Joe Biden is set to receive a COVID-19 booster shot Monday afternoon, days after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed the additional dose of the Pfizer vaccine for all Americans 65 and older....

 2021-09-27 16:04 

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Suicide Awareness Walk bringing attention to mental health in the area...

PORT ALLEN, La. (BRPROUD) September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. One local event is looking to bring attention to mental health. The Suicide Awareness Walk starts at 6:15 p.m. in Port Allen. Participants can run, walk or stroll to and from Jack&...

 2021-09-27 15:56 

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Haunted house actor accidentally stabs boy he was trying to scare, police say...

An actor at a haunted house in Ohio accidentally stabbed an 11-year-old boy on Saturday, police said....

 2021-09-27 15:54 

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Pfizer testing COVID-19 pill as preventive treatment...

Pfizer has started testing its potential COVID-19 treatment as a preventive medicine aimed at warding off the virus if a close contact gets it....

 2021-09-27 15:36 

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Tickets available for 48th Annual Bayou Classic...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) The #1 HBCU Classic is coming to the Caesars Superdome at the end of November. The 48th Annual Bayou Classic pits Southern University against Grambling State University. The big game is happening inside the Caesars Superdome and...

 2021-09-27 15:36 

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[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Tickets now available for the 48th Annual Bayou Classic...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) The #1 HBCU Classic is coming to the Caesars Superdome. Southern University will play Grambling State University on Nov. 27. Tickets are now available for purchase. If you are interested in attending this rivalry game, visit the...

 2021-09-27 15:26 

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Seafood restaurant holds "soft opening" in newest location...

GONZALES, La. (BRPROUD) Who likes seafood? There is a restaurant that is a favorite of some seafood lovers. Back in March, we learned that Fiery Crab Juicy Seafood and Bar was opening a new location. That location is in Gonzales on Hwy 30. On Sunday, Sept...

 2021-09-27 15:17 

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[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Facebook to 'pause' Instagram for kids amid growing concerns...

Facebook is putting a hold on the development of a kids...

 2021-09-27 14:59 

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[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Newsfeed Now: Congress faces packed week with infrastructure vote, debt ceiling debate; Kid kayaks to school during bus driver shortage...

Weekdays at 10:30 a.m. CST/11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends....

 2021-09-27 14:54 

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Missing toddler's remains found in Mississippi, bond set for suspect charged in disappearance...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) The body of two-year-old Naveah Allen, first reported missing on Friday, was found Sunday in Mississippi. An autopsy will be performed and will determine the cause of death. BRPD confirmed the body with the FBI, Hancock County S...

 2021-09-27 14:42 

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Where is Brian Laundrie? Here is where John Walsh says tips lead...

After receiving about 500 tips from viewers, John Walsh believes he has narrowed down some of the possible locations Brian Laundrie could be....

 2021-09-27 14:14 

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[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Supply chain problems may hit Christmas decorations this holiday season...

Christmas may still be three months away, but business owners are already running into issues stocking their shelves....

 2021-09-27 13:21 

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What are the odds of winning Monday's $545 million Powerball drawing?...

You have a chance to become a multi-millionaire Monday night when a near-record Powerball jackpot goes up for grabs....

 2021-09-27 13:15 

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Next phase of DSNAP interviews begin on Monday...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) Phase 1 of interviews with families looking for aid after Hurricane Ida have concluded and Phase 2 is scheduled to begin on Monday, September 27. What that means is between September 27 and October 2, anyone who qualifies in the...

 2021-09-27 13:15 

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[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Next phase of DSNAP interviews begin on Monday...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) Phase 1 of interviews with families looking for aid after Hurricane Ida have concluded and Phase 2 is scheduled to begin on Monday, September 27. What that means is between September 27 and October 2, anyone who qualifies in the...

 2021-09-27 12:53 

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Man behind bars after woman dies, LSP Trooper injured in separate shootings over the weekend...

SCHRIEVER, La. (BRPROUD) The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office received a call about a shooting around 8 p.m. on Saturday, September 25. TPSO says, "Deputies responded to the 1800 block of Bull Run Rd. in reference to two subjects being shot."...

 2021-09-27 12:02 

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'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' sashays home with 10 Tony Awards as Broadway honors shows shuttered by COVID...

NEW YORK (AP) — "Moulin Rouge! The Musical," a jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's hyperactive 2001 movie, won the best new musical crown at the Tony Awards on a Sunday night when Broadway looked back to honor shows shuttered by COVID-1...

 2021-09-27 12:01 

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Rolling Stones pay tribute to Charlie Watts as they open American tour...

It was clear from the outset just how much the band members — and the fans — missed Charlie Watts, who died last month at age 80....

 2021-09-27 12:01 

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'I was wrong' in opposing gay marriage in past, Liz Cheney says...

Liz Cheney famously broke with her family in 2013 by opposing gay marriage ahead of a failed Senate bid. Her objections caused a rift with her sister, Mary, a married lesbian....

 2021-09-27 11:37 

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Juvenile sustains burns in house fire on Brownlee St....

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) The Baton Rouge Fire Department was called to the scene of a house fire at 7:10 p.m. on September 26. Firefighters arrived at 2471 Brownlee St. and found "two rooms of the house in a blaze." One juvenile sustained burns ...

 2021-09-27 10:53 

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Tests for fatal deer disease qualify for $1k, $500 drawings...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Deer hunters across Louisiana can qualify for a $1,000 drawing by having the head of a mature white-tailed buck tested for a slow but always fatal illness called chronic wasting disease. Taxidermists in the state can do the same f...

 2021-09-27 10:37 

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[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Monday Morning: Sliding back into a more normal weather pattern...

Today: Today we still have influence from high pressure, but it is slowly moving out of the region today. This will lead to highs around 87 degrees today with mostly dry conditions, but a few showers are possible around sunset today. Humidity will be high...

 2021-09-27 10:29 

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Monday at the Press Club of BR: Louisiana politics in 2021 and what is in store for the future...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) A well known Baton Rouge pollster is going to review what has been a busy year in Louisiana politics. John Couvillon is speaking at the Press Club of Baton Rouge at 12:15 p.m. on Monday, September 27. Couvillon is also going to ...

 2021-09-27 09:52 

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Ochsner begins offering third dose of COVID-19 vaccine...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) — Following updated guidance from the CDC and FDA, the Louisiana Department of Health has also approved the Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccine for adults at increased risk, so starting today, the Ochsner Health System will beg...

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