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 2021-09-23 23:16 

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Ascension parish theater program to hold auditions for upcoming Christmas production...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) Ascension Community Theater will be holding live auditions for their next production, "Best Christmas Pageant Ever" on Tuesday, Sept. 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. A headshot or biography is not needed for the audition. Th ...

 2021-09-23 23:15 

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Death toll rises to 15 among nursing home residents evacuated to Tangipahoa warehouse...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Fifteen of the nearly 850 nursing home residents evacuated to a warehouse in Tangipahoa Parish ahead of Hurricane Ida has died, according to the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH). LDH said that five were confirmed to ...

 2021-09-23 23:13 

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LDH says monoclonal antibody treatment is most effective to fight serious COVID-19 illness...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- The Louisiana Department of Health says their monoclonal antibody treatment is one of their most effective tools to help fight against COVID-19. Monoclonal antibodies (or mAb) have been authorized by the FDA to treat patients wi...

 2021-09-23 23:04 

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Comedian Tom Segura to make tour stop at L'Auberge Casino & Hotel...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Comedian Tom Segura will be making a stop in Baton Rouge during the second leg of his tour in 2022. Segura will be performing at L'Auberge Casino & Hotel at 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 17. General sales tickets will be av...

 2021-09-23 22:47 

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Stingley "very questionable" for LSU-MSU game...

Ed Orgeron confirmed, after Thursday evening's practice, LSU star Derek Stingley Jr could miss LSU's game on the road at Mississippi State on Saturday. Stingley was not available in last year's matchup against the Bulldogs — a game Missi...

 2021-09-23 22:44 

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Ride Along : Week 4 Lester Ricard Scotlandville...

BATON ROUGE The road doesn't get any easier for Scotlandville (1-1) after a disappointing loss to Warren Easton, 42-28 in week three. The Hornets will try to rebound on the road against second-ranked Edna Karr (1-0), a program known for churning out s...

 2021-09-23 22:42 

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Groups turn up pressure on Biden, Democrats to end deportations and make good on immigration reform...

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) Activists took to the streets of Downtown El Paso on Thursday to demand an end to deportation flights to Haiti and the Title 42 public health policy used to remove other migrants on public health grounds....

 2021-09-23 22:39 

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Federal arrest warrant issued for Brian Laundrie in connection with Gabby Petito investigation...

A federal arrest warrant has been issued for Brian Laundrie in connection with the ongoing investigation into the disappearance and death of Gabby Petito, the FBI said Thursday....

 2021-09-23 22:27 

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Gabby Petito investigation: Arrest warrant issued for missing Brian Laundrie...

Law enforcement officials issued an arrest warrant for Brian Laundrie, days after he went missing and the body of Gabby Petitio was found, FBI officials said Thursday. The FBI urged people with information to come forward. Laundrie, without authorization,...

 2021-09-23 22:22 

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St. John the Baptist Parish lifts all water boil advisories, curfew still in place...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) St. John the Baptist Parish has announced an update on Thursday, Sept. 23 on the water and sewage systems, power restorations and where FEMA mobile unit locations will be for the weekend. All water boil advisories are now lifted ...

 2021-09-23 22:18 

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BRPD responding to shooting off of Plank Road...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) The Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) is responding to a shooting in the 2700 block of Dayton Street off of Plank Road. This is a developing story....

 2021-09-23 22:10 

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First LSU Women's Basketball Practice Will Be Open To Attend...

BATON ROUGE The first official LSU Women's Basketball practice under head coach Kim Mulkey, scheduled for Wednesday, September 29, will be open for fans and media to attend on the main floor of the PMAC. The open practice will begin at 2 p.m. CT and f...

 2021-09-23 22:07 

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Over $200,000 awarded to help sexual assault victims in Louisiana...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — According to U.S. Attorney Ellison C. Travis, $270,782 has been awarded by the Department of Justice's Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) to go to sexual assault victims in Louisiana. Funds will specifically go t...

 2021-09-23 22:02 

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SEC Releases Softball Conference Schedule...

BATON ROUGE The Southeastern Conference announced the 24-game conference schedule for the 2022 softball season Thursday morning. The schedule for the LSU softball team features four series played at Tiger Park and the other series played on the road. The ...

 2021-09-23 21:47 

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US lawmakers seek answers as scammers continue to target seniors...

United States lawmakers say the pandemic made many of the nation...

 2021-09-23 21:47 

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Thursday Night: Another comfy cool night; Autumn weather sticks around through the weekend...

Tonight: We're expecting clear and cool conditions. Morning temperatures will be in the mid 50s once again. Friday: Another beautiful autumn day with highs only near 80. Low humidity will make for such a nice day and night. Overnight temperatures will...

 2021-09-23 21:34 

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Week 3 PFT Preview: Saints vs Patriots...

Will Jameis Winston be able to recapture his Week 1 form against the New England Patriots? Mike Florio and Chrism Simms preview the Patriots' Week 3 showdown against the New Orleans Saints. Video via NBC Sports Your browser does not support iframes....

 2021-09-23 21:29 

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Cox donates $125,000 to five non-profits helping LA communities affected by Hurricane Ida...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) Cox Communications and Automotive are giving out a total of $125,000 in grant money to five local organizations that are helping to support communities affected by Hurricane Ida. The funding is possible through the James M. Cox F...

 2021-09-23 21:26 

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CPRA to receive $28.68 million grant for restoration project in southwest Louisiana...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will be receiving a $28.68 million grant for ecosystem restoration in the southwestern part of the state. The funds will go to the Calcasieu-Sabine Large-...

 2021-09-23 21:09 

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Senate Republicans hold out on debt ceiling as shutdown looms...

A week away from a shutdown, Democrats and Republicans are still sparring over a path forward to fund the government....

 2021-09-23 20:59 

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Body found in Illinois River is Jelani Day, coroner confirms...

LASALLE COUNTY, Ill. (WMBD) — The LaSalle County Coroner has confirmed the male body found in the Illinois River on Sept. 4 is Jelani Day. Coroner Richard Ploch said forensic dental identification and DNA testing and comparison helped confirm the id...

 2021-09-23 20:53 

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Scott Peterson to be re-sentenced for murder of his pregnant wife...

Peterson was first sentenced in 2005, after investigators said he dumped the bodies of his wife and unborn childinto the San Francisco Bay....

 2021-09-23 20:49 

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CDC advisory panel backs COVID-19 booster shots for high-risk adults...

The U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 stands on the verge of a major new phase: Government advisers on Thursday recommended booster doses of Pfizer's vaccine for millions of Americans....

 2021-09-23 20:46 

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Blue Cross shares tips for managing lower back pain...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is sharing tips for preventing and managing lower back pain. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, back pain is one of the most common reasons people se...

 2021-09-23 20:45 

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Nicholls State University helps students recover from Ida...

THIBODAUX, La. (BRPROUD) — Nicholls State University is returning to class three weeks after Hurricane Ida. But life is not yet back to normal for everyone, so the school is working to help their students and staff recover. "Nicholls is their ho...

 2021-09-23 20:44 

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Medical and dental clinic to host vaccine event in October...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) CareSouth Medical and Dental is hosting a community vaccine event on Saturday, Oct. 2 at its Baton Rouge location from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The clinic is located at 3140 Florida St. in Baton Rouge. The clinic will vaccinate 200 peopl...

 2021-09-23 20:23 

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'No Time to Die' director says James Bond 'basically' raped women in early films...

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, "No Time to Die" director Cary Fukunaga efforts to bring 007 — and the franchise's attitude toward women — into a post-MeToo age....

 2021-09-23 20:21 

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Aerial spray taking place in southwest EBR Parish Thursday night...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Mosquito Abatement & Rodent Control has sent a notice regarding an aerial spray mission happening Thursday night at around 8:30 p.m. It will take place in the southwest portion of EBR Parish, over Brightside and Nicholso...

 2021-09-23 20:05 

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I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge westbound lanes open after DOTD inspection, eastbound lanes remain closed...

LAKE CHARLES, La. (BRPROUD) — The westbound lanes of the I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge are now open after DOTD inspection. However, the eastbound lanes remain closed. DOTD said bridge inspectors reviewed the surface, bridge rails, and the under bridge...

 2021-09-23 19:59 

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'The Conjuring' house in Rhode Island listed for $1.2 million...

Built in 1836, the house was made famous by the 2013 horror blockbuster "The Conjuring."...

 2021-09-23 19:56 

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LIVE NOW: 13 people shot, one dead in mass shooting at Kroger in Collierville, TN; shooter dead...

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (WREG) — Multiple people were injured Thursday in a shooting inside the Kroger on Byhalia and Poplar Avenue in Collierville, a Memphis suburb, after an active shooter incident. Collierville Police Chief Dale Lane confirmed 13 peo...

 2021-09-23 19:55 

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Former Louisiana State Trooper indicted on civil rights charge for assault of a Monroe man...

Update: The United States Department of Justice has announced that Jacob Brown, a 31-year-old fomer Louisiana State Police Trooper was indicted on Thursday September 23 for using excessive force against Aaron Bowman, a Monroe man. The indictment charges B...

 2021-09-23 19:53 

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FLU SHOTS: Baton Rouge Clinic to offer drive-thru flu clinic...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- The Baton Rouge Clinic will host a drive-thru flu clinic on Oct. 2 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the main clinic campus. Flu shots will also be administered beginning Oct. 4 Monday Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Immunization...

 2021-09-23 19:50 

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Kennedy announces two million dollars to support wetlands and birds...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) U.S. Sen. John Kennedy announced two million dollars in funding to support wetland conservation and bird populations in southeast Louisiana. "I am pleased to see these resources flow into in Southeast Louisiana and Vermilion ...

 2021-09-23 19:49 

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Disaster Recovery Center in Ascension Parish now open...

ASCENSION PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) — A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Ascension Parish is now open as of Thursday, Sept. 23. The DRC will be at the Gonzales Mental Health Center at 1056 S Nickens Ave., Gonzales, LA 70737 operating from 9 a.m. to 6 p...

 2021-09-23 19:32 

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Most intriguing Week 3 matchups include Jameis Winston vs Bill Belichick...

Chris Simms and Mike Florio pick out the Week 3 matchups around the NFL that they're most excited for. Video via NBC Sports Your browser does not support iframes....

 2021-09-23 19:09 

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Central mayor wants improvements made to Greenwell Springs Rd....

CENTRAL, La. (BRPROUD) On Tuesday, a school bus transporting students got into an accident at the intersection of Greenwell Springs Rd. and Wax Rd. The Mayor of Central, David Barrow, is fed up and wants to see changes made to Greenwell Springs Rd. Barrow...

 2021-09-23 18:59 

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Sen. Kennedy introduces legislation to make insulin, epinephrine more affordable...

WASHINGTON D.C. (BRPROUD) — Senator John Kennedy has introduced legislation to help make vital medications more affordable to Louisiana residents. The Seniors Saving on Insulin Act and the Vital Medical Affordability Act would make medications such ...

 2021-09-23 18:58 

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Brain cancer awareness walk set for Saturday...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) Louisiana families, neighbors and friends will walk together to support the lives that have been affected by brain cancer. The Huntington's Disease Society of America Louisiana Affiliate is hosting a Team Hope Walk for Saturd...

 2021-09-23 18:24 

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Millions of Boppy newborn loungers recalled after 8 infants die...

The Boppy Company recalled 3.3 million newborn loungers after eight infant deaths....

 2021-09-23 18:23 

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East Ascension Parish Gravity Drainage Board sends notice of termination to Parish President Clint Cointment...

ASCENSION, La (BRPROUD)- Members of the East Ascension Gravity Drainage Board sent a sixty-day notice of termination to Parish President Clint Cointment, removing him from the authority of maintenance, operation, and repairing efforts for the Ascension Pa...

 2021-09-23 18:20 

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DSNAP hours extended for residents in East Baton Rouge Parish...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services is extending the hours for DSNAP applications and interviews for residents in Phase 1 parishes. The assigned days for residents in Phase 1 parishes are Friday, Sept. 24 and...

 2021-09-23 18:12 

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Coroner confirms identity of man killed by alligator in Louisiana...

SLIDELL, La. (BRPROUD) The St. Tammany Parish Coroner confirms that the remains of 71-year-old Timothy Satterlee Sr. were found inside an alligator's stomach. That alligator attacked Satterlee Sr. on August 30 outside his home in Slidell. The alligato...

 2021-09-23 18:00 

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Brian Laundrie's inner circle could hold key to discovering his whereabouts, former FBI agent says...

You can find the latest on the investigation involving Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie here. Download the WFLA app for breaking news push alerts and sign up for breaking news email alerts. TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — In the weeklong search for Brian Laundr...

 2021-09-23 17:38 

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Magnet school applications to open in October for East Baton Rouge Parish...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) East Baton Rouge Parish School System will open the 2022-23 magnet application period on Monday, Oct. 4 and close it July 15 in 2022. Students who are eligible for a program will be selected for an available seat based on when th...

 2021-09-23 17:37 

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LDH confirms 15 nursing home residents taken from warehouse after Ida have died...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) The Louisiana Department of Health confirms that 15 people who were residents of the nursing homes owned by Bob Dean have died. The number of storm-related deaths in this case remains the same. The storm in question is Hurricane...

 2021-09-23 17:11 

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Louisiana sees a decrease in COVID-19 patients in hospital, on ventilators...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Louisiana Department of Health reports a decrease in the number of COVID-19 patients in the hospital and on ventilators across the state. Louisiana COVID-19 Breakdown: 1,517 new COVID-19 cases bringing the overall total to 733,5...

 2021-09-23 17:05 

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Local church offers apology and provides clarity for those affected by recent storm debris cleanup...

ASCENSION PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) We now have answers as to why items were removed from gravesites at Mt. Zion Cemetery. The Household of Faith Church issued this apology and provided insight into what happened after Hurricane Ida tore through the area. The...

 2021-09-23 15:38 

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Inflation adjustments will mean higher deductions for 2021 tax year: What to know...

Changes in tax deductions due to inflation adjustments are coming to 2021 taxpayers, according to the Internal Revenue Service....

 2021-09-23 15:19 

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'Tiger King 2' confirmed, coming to Netflix this year...

Netflix announced on Thursday "Tiger King," the global phenomenon that premiered last March, will return with season 2 later this year....

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