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 2021-12-05 19:21 

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Michael Desormeaux named as UL's new head football coach...

This time, the name was very familiar....

 2021-12-05 18:59 

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Former LSU passing game coordinator Joe Brady parts ways with Carolina Panthers...

The Carolina Panthers are parting ways with offensive coordinator Joe Brady, the team announced Sunday afternoon....

 2021-12-05 18:50 

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Two injured in Packard Street shooting Sunday afternoon, Baton Rouge police say...

At least two people were injured in a shooting Sunday afternoon, Baton Rouge police say....

 2021-12-05 17:40 

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Gov. John Bel Edwards plans to add COVID-19 vaccine to Louisiana's required school shots list...

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' plan to add the COVID-19 vaccine to the required immunization schedule for students at K-12 schools has energized a wave of opposition from mostly Republican state lawmakers, who are gathering in Baton Rouge Monday for...

 2021-12-05 17:37 

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Billy Napier plans to take 'small group' of assistant coaches with him to Florida...

Cajuns head coach Billy Napier, speaking after UL defeated Appalachian State to win the Sun Belt Conference championship, declined to detail which members of UL's staff will be joining him when he takes the helm in Florida next week....

 2021-12-05 16:41 

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Shooting victim's body found on service road at Florida Boulevard on Saturday, EBRSO says...

A man was found dead from apparent gunshot wounds in a grassy area near a service road at 17401 Florida Boulevard on Saturday, the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said in a statement....

 2021-12-05 16:00 

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Revamped Donaldsonville library will merge historic hotel's aesthetic with new tech offerings...

In a major renovation project, the 40-year-old public library in Donaldsonville will be brought down to the studs and come back with n ew features like an audio and visual recording studio and a "maker space" with 3-D printers, as......

 2021-12-05 15:16 

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Foote: Napier-Lewis partnership enjoys fitting ending with Sun Belt title...

As outgoing UL football coach Billy Napier and his quarterback Levi Lewis sat next to each other during the Sun Belt championship game press conference, an era was ending....

 2021-12-05 11:00 

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Human Condition: The more things change ......

Last year, my baby brother, Jude, lost his battle with cancer. As it often happens during a crisis, our family began to withdraw from each other....

 2021-12-05 10:00 

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Community: Baton Rouge DAR learns about cleaning, preserving headstones...

Brian Davis, executive director of the Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation, presented a video on cleaning and preserving headstones when the Baton Rouge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Nov. 15 at the Louisiana State Archives....

 2021-12-05 10:00 

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Meet Derek Curry, the guy behind The Forum project who built a sneaker company out of nothing...

They met online in 2006. Which was no easy task, being that it was before social media. It was in online forum on a sneaker trading website that Deon Point, working for a large company in Boston, kept chatting with......

 2021-12-05 10:00 

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Our Views: Welcoming the winds of change to Louisiana's energy industry...

Talking about the world's demand-driven shift from polluting fossil fuels to cleaner forms of energy, Gov. John Bel Edwards has called on Louisianans not to wax nostalgic for the state's longtime economic driver but to "embrace the transition....

 2021-12-05 06:20 

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Check out high school basketball scores from Saturday, Dec. 6...

Boys basketball...

 2021-12-05 06:15 

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News about LED manufacturing career fair, coding bootcamp, LSU global engagement strategy...

GNO Inc. launches STEM initiative...

 2021-12-05 06:15 

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Honors for Woman's Hospital, LSU business students...

Steven Edwards, of Delgado Community College, was selected as one of the 60 members of the Global Leaders Program's 2022 Cohort....

 2021-12-05 06:15 

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Veteran nonprofit manager tapped to lead National Alliance of Mental Illness New Orleans...

Liz Yager has joined the National Alliance of Mental Illness New Orleans as development director....

 2021-12-05 05:00 

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As Moncus Park amenities open and events begin, community support will be crucial for long term viability...

Editor's NoteThis article is brought to you by Moncus Park....

 2021-12-05 04:45 

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Catholic play keep-away to edge Jesuit 14-10 for Division I title...

That there was no game-changing play in the fourth quarter of the LHSAA's Division I title game might have disappointed some. What happened instead was a lot of smaller ones....

 2021-12-05 03:41 

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Levi Lewis finishes Cajun Field days with longest run of his career...

It's been a topic of conversation throughout the Billy Napier era....

 2021-12-05 03:16 

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Billy Napier gets 7-year, $51.8M contract at Florida: AP source...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Outgoing UL coach Billy Napier more than tripled his salary in moving from the Sun Belt to the Southeastern Conference....

 2021-12-05 01:17 

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Ragin' Cajuns capture Sun Belt championship with sweep of Appalachian State...

In so many ways, it ended exactly the way it should have for the No. 20-ranked UL Ragin' Cajuns in winning the Sun Belt Conference championship game 24-16 over Appalachian State on Saturday at Cajun Field....

 2021-12-05 01:06 

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Day after Louisiana's first omicron case, clinic ramps up COVID vaccinations in Baton Rouge...

A day after Louisiana detected its first case of the omicron coronavirus variant, healthcare workers and local organizations celebrated a small victory: more than 200 adults and children got their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a wellness fair......

 2021-12-05 01:00 

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2022 calendar...

2022 CALENDAR...

 2021-12-05 01:00 

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Find structure, grass and find fish...

It's one thing to talk about fishing, and another thing to talk about catching fish....

 2021-12-05 01:00 

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Check out the outdoors calendar for Sunday, Dec. 5...

TUESDAY...

 2021-12-05 00:49 

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Scott Rabalais: From vulnerable to victorious, the Alabama dynasty claims another victim...

ATLANTA — Maybe it will have to be enough here in Georgia that the Braves won the World Series....

 2021-12-05 00:45 

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Milestones aplenty: Walker girls basketball coach Korey Arnold gets 400th career win...

Some people come up with creative ways to celebrate a milestone birthday. Walker girls basketball coach Korey Arnold did it by achieving another milestone on Friday....

 2021-12-05 00:43 

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Three and out: Sports columnist Scott Rabalais breaks down the SEC Championship Game...

1. WHAT WE LEARNED...

 2021-12-05 00:31 

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Three takeaways from UL's Sun Belt championship win over App State...

1. Worked out like it should...

 2021-12-05 00:09 

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Brian Kelly's track record of producing NFL-caliber offensive linemen can be missing piece to LSU offense...

One of Brian Kelly's selling points to LSU athletic director Scott Woodward was his teams' consistency in producing NFL-caliber offensive linemen....

 2021-12-05 00:00 

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Mark Ballard: Despite claims from the politicians, stimulus spending not the only cause of inflation...

Just prior to Thanksgiving, U.S. Sen. John N. Kennedy took to the Senate floor to say, correctly, that this holiday season people would see more expensive groceries and gasoline because of the steepest inflation in 31 years....

 2021-12-04 23:51 

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Kim Mulkey says she's 'watching confidence build' in her LSU team; here's what's coming next...

It might be too early to say Kim Mulkey's efforts to reignite a once-proud LSU women's basketball program are way ahead of schedule, but its clear the Tigers took a giant leap forward last week....

 2021-12-04 23:00 

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Defining fairness is tough part about redrawing congressional districts...

The legislative road tour has been hearing conflicting ideas about how to redraw Louisiana's six U.S. House districts to best fit the state's shifting population....

 2021-12-04 22:41 

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Offensive struggles a big concern for Will Wade despite LSU's 8-0 record at final exams break...

As the final 10 minutes of Wednesday night's game with Ohio University were winding down, Will Wade couldn't wait to hear the final buzzer go off....

 2021-12-04 22:16 

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Indications are LSU's postseason destination will have a Texas address...

ATLANTA — That last-minute Jaray Jenkins touchdown catch to beat Texas A&M last Saturday may send the LSU Tigers all the way to Texas for their postseason reward....

 2021-12-04 22:06 

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Louisiana rapper JayDaYoungan indicted on federal gun charge stemming from Bogalusa traffic stop...

Popular Louisiana rapper JayDaYoungan was indicted Friday on a federal weapon charge stemming from a traffic stop in which police say they found him with marijuana and a gun....

 2021-12-04 22:00 

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Walt Handelsman: Masks and Vests...
 2021-12-04 20:30 

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Titles time? Zachary, University High, Southern Lab eager to play in LHSAA football finals...

All the pieces are in place after Zachary's Class 5A semifinal win over Destrehan. Week 15 ends the LHSAA's 2021 football season....

 2021-12-04 20:13 

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Man who twice shot nightclub patron in armed robbery jailed on attempted murder, BRPD says...

A man who twice shot someone and demanded $200 cash after a fight outside a nightclub has been arrested on attempted murder, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department....

 2021-12-04 18:30 

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Fambrough: Pondering LHSAA's split title events? Check out a reimagined holiday theme...

Maybe it was seeing the Christmas lights on homes during the drive home from Zachary's semifinal victory. Or the soft, instrumental Christmas music playing in the background as I work....

 2021-12-04 18:25 

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Two men arrested in string of Friday night robberies in Lafayette's Saint Streets area...

Two men were arrested Friday for robbing residents in the Saint Streets area of Lafayette, the Lafayette Police Department said....

 2021-12-04 18:15 

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Our Views: Goodbye 2021 hurricane season. We've learned some lessons. We'll prepare for next year....

Whew....

 2021-12-04 18:14 

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Lafayette jury finds woman guilty of purposefully striking two victims with her car in 2017...

A Lafayette woman was convicted on attempted murder and aggravated battery charges Friday after purposefully striking two women with her car in 2017....

 2021-12-04 17:39 

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Victim in deadly Spanish Town Road shooting ID'd as 41-year-old Baton Rouge man...

Police identified the victim of a Friday shooting on Spanish Town Road as a 41-year-old resident of the Baton Rouge neighborhood....

 2021-12-04 15:49 

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Union Parish proves too powerful for St. Martinville in 3A semifinals...

The Union Parish offense was like a slow moving train in Friday's Class 3A semifinal playoff game at St. Martinville....

 2021-12-04 10:00 

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Baton Rouge wants new department to fight flooding, but future funding's a problem...

East Baton Rouge city-parish leaders plan to budget $15 million from next year's spending plan to create a stormwater division that would fight flooding and pollution across the parish....

 2021-12-04 10:00 

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Jan Risher: A jungle storm leads o warmth and tranquility, years down the road...

What does a beautiful photograph of three cherubic children in Ireland have to do with surviving a storm in a tropical island jungle?...

 2021-12-04 10:00 

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National conference meets in Baton Rouge to target animal abuse: 'We are their voices'...

A national animal cruelty conference brought prosecutors, veterinarians, crime experts and animal advocates together at LSU's veterinary school this week in an effort to reduce violent crime by, in a sense, cross-pollinating their fields of study....

 2021-12-04 05:36 

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Check out Friday's high school football, basketball and soccer scores...

Nonselect football playoffs...

 2021-12-04 05:18 

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Trajan Wesley's comeback couldn't have come at better time for Cajuns in win over UNO...

First, junior transfer guard Greg Williams went down with more back issues, just two minutes into the game....

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