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 2021-10-18 12:25 

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Baton Rouge General and YMCA team up for Flu Shot Week...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) — If you have not yet received your flu vaccine, Baton Rouge General and the YMCA of the Capital Area are teaming up this week to give you your shot. Flu Shot Week kicks off Monday, October 18, and ends on Saturday, October...

 2021-10-18 12:11 

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Colin Powell dead at 84 due to complications from COVID-19...

(NEXSTAR) — Former Secretary of State Colin Powell has died due to complications from COVID-19, his family said in a statement shared on Facebook on Monday. He was 84. According to Powell's family, he was fully vaccinated and was receiving treat...

 2021-10-18 12:03 

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Louisiana gators thrive, so farmers' return quota may drop...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Once-endangered alligators are thriving in the wild, so Louisiana authorities are proposing a deep cut in the percentage that farmers must return to marshes where their eggs were laid. "Over the past 50 years, alligator nest s...

 2021-10-18 11:58 

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First fundraiser held for Gabby Petito Foundation...

Gabby Petito's family is turning their pain into an opportunity to help other families searching for missing loved ones....

 2021-10-18 11:53 

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NOPD investigating double shooting on I-10 West...

NEW ORLEANS, La. (BRPROUD) The New Orleans Police Department is at the scene of a shooting on I-10 West. NOPD says, the initial investigation shows that "an adult male and an adult female sustained gunshot wounds." The double shooting took place n...

 2021-10-18 11:30 

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Supporter of new Mississippi River Bridge speaking at Press Club...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) State Sen. Rick Ward is scheduled to talk at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday. Ward has been a proponent of a new Mississippi River Bridge in the past and may touch on this subject at Monday's gathering. According to ...

 2021-10-18 11:19 

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Jill Biden says 'prayer partner' helped change her life after son's cancer death...

Jill Biden talked about her South Carolina friend as recently as February of this year, but always without naming her....

 2021-10-18 11:13 

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Tears and happiness: Friends and family welcome Tiger Brigade home from year-long deployment...

(KLFY) Dozens of families are reunited with their loved ones after the last group of the National Guard Tiger Brigade returned home Sunday evening. More than 2,000 soldiers in the Tiger Brigade combat team have been deployed in the Middle East for nearly ...

 2021-10-18 11:11 

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Each state's favorite hot sauce revealed in new study...

A new study of America's most-purchased hot sauces seems to suggest that the U.S. is divided by its love for specific spicy brands....

 2021-10-18 10:47 

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Monday Morning: Another comfy fall day; Rain chances and high humidity return this week...

Today: Morning clouds will eventually clear out and we'll have mostly sunny skies this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s. Enjoy the beautiful day! Tonight: Mainly clear with morning temperatures in the low and mid 50s. Tuesday: A cool start to t...

 2021-10-18 10:15 

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Walmart announces 2021 Black Friday shopping events: Take a look at what's on sale...

On Monday, the retailer announced the return of its "Black Friday Deals for Days" promotion, which includes several separate shopping "events" for online and in-store customers....

 2021-10-18 10:15 

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Walmart announces 2021 Black Friday shopping events: Take a look at what's on sale...

On Monday, the retailer announced the return of its "Black Friday Deals for Days" promotion, which includes several separate shopping "events" for online and in-store customers....

 2021-10-18 10:11 

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BRPD holding latest basic training graduation at local church...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) A handful of people are expected to be recognized for completing basic training at the BRPD Academy. The 87th BTA graduation is taking place on Monday morning at Istrouma Baptist Church. The graduation ceremony is scheduled to s...

 2021-10-18 03:29 

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Sunday Night: Nice weather to start the week; rain returns by Wednesday...

Tonight: We will stay mostly clear with temperatures dropping into the lower 50s. Some places could upper 40s for wake up. Morning temperatures will be in the lower 50s. Monday: A cool and crisp autumn morning in the 40s and 50s. We have a beautiful start...

 2021-10-18 02:11 

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When Coach O knew his time was up at LSU...

BATON ROUGE, La. The last time Ed Orgeron held an in person press conference was back at SEC Media Days, but Sunday's presser was a complete 180 from the conversation in July. Orgeron will be done as LSU's head coach, when the clock hits zero in t...

 2021-10-18 01:18 

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Ball Together Baton Rouge brings at-risk youth together to curb violence...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Community leaders are continuing to look for new innovative ways to serve the community and reduce violence starting with the youngest citizens. Former NBA and LSU player Mahmoud Abdul Rauf said If you want to find yourself, los...

 2021-10-18 01:15 

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LSP release photo of alleged Grambling shooter nicknamed "Rabbit"...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) Louisiana State Police (LSP) has released a photo of the suspect believed to be involved with a shooting at Grambling State University that occurred on Wednesday, Oct. 13. Jatavious Carroll, a.k.a "Rabbit" "is still w...

 2021-10-18 00:56 

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'The Andy Griffith Show' actress Betty Lynn dies...

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (WGHP) — Actress Betty Lynn, most known for her role as Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' died over the weekend, according to Andy Griffith Museum. Lynn died after a brief illness on Saturday. She was 95. She was born ...

 2021-10-17 23:20 

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WATCH LIVE: LSU coach Ed Orgeron, athletics director Scott Woodward address media...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) Watch live as Louisiana State University Head Football Coach Ed Orgeron and Athletics Director Scott Woodward address the media on Sunday at 7 p.m. The conference follows Sunday's announcement of LSU and Orgeron parting ways ...

 2021-10-17 23:15 

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LSU, Orgeron make split official...

LSU AND ORGERON TO PART WAYS; COACH O TO LEAD TEAM FOR REMAINDER OF SEASON BATON ROUGE (Press Release via LSU Athletics) LSU and head football coach Ed Orgeron will part ways at the conclusion of the 2021 season, director of athletics Scott Woodward annou...

 2021-10-17 23:02 

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These types of toys will be hardest to find this holiday season...

"These supply chain issues are going to affect the toy industry really hard," said toy expert Jordan Hembrough. "It could not come at a worse time."...

 2021-10-17 23:01 

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Shooting at Pennsylvania mall, multiple people injured...

Multiple people were injured in a shooting at a Pennsylvania mall Sunday, police said....

 2021-10-17 22:59 

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IRS sending October installment of child tax credit after delay in September...

Families across the country are starting to receive their October child tax credit....

 2021-10-17 21:54 

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Scientists need your help counting walruses from space...

The World Wildlife Fund and the British Antarctic Survey are conducting a census of walruses and they need your help....

 2021-10-17 21:46 

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Joe Burrow reacts to Coach Orgeron and LSU parting ways...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) LSU parted ways with Head Coach Ed Orgeron on Sunday. He will exit Baton Rouge after the 2021-2022 football season. Former legendary LSU quarterback and current Cincinnati Bengal's Joe Burrow reacted to his former coach and ...

 2021-10-17 21:45 

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St. John the Baptist Parish to hold vaccination site in Reserve...

RESERVE, La (BRPROUD) St. John the Baptist Parish will have a two-day vaccination site at River Parish Community College Reserve Campus from Tuesday, Oct. 19 to Wednesday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Residents will have the option to choose between ...

 2021-10-17 20:28 

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St. James Parish to have week-long COVID-19 vaccination site...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) St. James Parish will hold a vaccination site at St. James Parish Public Health Unit starting on Monday, Oct. 18 to Friday, Oct. 22 from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Residents will have multiple COVID-19 vaccinations to choose from alo...

 2021-10-17 19:51 

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National Fried Chicken Festival kicks off week-long bonanza across New Orleans...

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Fried chicken lovers are in for a finger-lickin' good time as the National Fried Chicken Festival fires up the deep fryers for seven days of food and fun at participating venues across New Orleans. Despite the fifth annual F...

 2021-10-17 19:13 

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Unemployed seniors can find jobs at recruiting event on Monday...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) An event for seniors to find employment will be held at the Jewel J. Newman Community Center on Monday, Oct. 18 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Senior Community Service Employment Program's recruitment event is aimed at unemployed peop...

 2021-10-17 18:41 

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Fauci says 1-shot J&J vaccine should have been 2...

"What the advisers to the FDA felt is that, given the data that they saw, very likely this should have been a two-dose vaccine to begin with," Fauci told ABC's "This Week" on Sunday....

 2021-10-17 17:40 

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LSU, Orgeron agree to part ways after 2021 season...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) Louisiana State University and Head Coach Ed Orgeron agreed to part ways after more than four seasons as the leader of the LSU Football program that includes National Championship win in 2019, as first reported by Sports Illustr...

 2021-10-17 17:35 

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St. James Parish announces road closed due to drainage repairs...

PAULINA, La (BRPROUD) St. James Parish announced that St. James Street in Paulina, La will be closed for all traffic on Monday, Oct. 18 for repairs. The closure will take two to three days to fix the drainage system that is under the street. St. James Par...

 2021-10-17 16:39 

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Former President Bill Clinton released from Southern California hospital...

Bill Clinton was released Sunday from the Southern California hospital where he had been treated for an infection....

 2021-10-17 16:21 

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Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office arrest woman who killed driver in July crash...

LIVINGSTON, La (BRPROUD) A woman has been arrested in connection to the fatal crash that killed a Denham Springs woman on July 22, 2021. The fatal crash killed 35-year-old Brittany Costello. Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office (LPSO) assisted Killian P...

 2021-10-17 16:15 

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This Week in Louisiana Politics: A state revenue breakdown, college students and vaccinations...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) Watch as Chief Political Reporter Fred Childers breaks down Louisiana's revenue and the strategy to increase the number of vaccinated college students on This Week in Louisiana Politics....

 2021-10-17 15:16 

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Fried Chicken Festival 2021 added to the list of canceled events due to rising COVID-19 cases...

The fifth annual National Fried Chicken Festival presented by Raising Canes will no longer happen due to the rise in COVID-19 cases....

 2021-10-17 15:16 

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Scientists develop new strategy to fight coronaviruses, vaccinate against future pandemics...

Scientists have recently developed a vaccine that could end pandemics caused by diseases that emerge in animals, a new study reveals. In experiments, the vaccine halted five different types of coronaviruses in their tracks — including COVID-19....

 2021-10-17 15:08 

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Baton Rouge Police Dept. investigate Saturday night shooting on South Sherwood Boulevard...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) is investigating a shooting that happened Saturday night on South Sherwood Forest Boulevard. BRPD found the body of 25-year-old Jamal Dunn in a parking lot at 4530 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. BRP...

 2021-10-17 15:08 

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Best Marvel: The Eternals comics to read before the movie comes out...

BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details. Now that "Eternals" is coming to theaters in less than a month, many people are curious about these never-before-seen Marvel characters. While Marvel fans may be well a...

 2021-10-17 15:06 

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Grambling State cancels Homecoming events for today amid another campus shooting, 1 dead...

GRAMBLING, La. (KTVE/KARD)— Grambling State University just announced on their Facebook Page that all Homecoming events planned for today Sunday, October 17 have been canceled due to another early morning shooting on campus. The post indicates sever...

 2021-10-17 14:55 

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Massive fire engulfs wharf along New Orleans riverfront...

Massive fire engulfs wharf along New Orleans riverfront...

 2021-10-17 14:36 

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Baton Rouge community pays respect to Master Trooper Adam Gaubert...

Dozens in the Baton Rouge community waved their flags during an early morning procession for Master Trooper Adam Gaubert, a 19 year veteran of the Louisiana State Police....

 2021-10-17 03:31 

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Kobe Dillon sets SWAC all-time record in Southern blowout win vs UAPB...

PINE BLUFF, Ak. (BRPROUD.com) 267 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns. Not bad for a quarterback right? Former Ferriday QB Kobe Dillon set the all-time SWAC record for rushing yards in a single game. Dillon switched from signal caller to ball carri...

 2021-10-17 00:25 

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Loved ones say final goodbyes to Master Trooper Adam Gaubert...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- A very emotional day as loved ones gathered to say their final goodbyes to Master Trooper Adam Gaubert. Gaubert was a 19 year veteran of the Louisiana State Police. "Adam on the other hand was a free spirit, he comes as the ...

 2021-10-16 23:53 

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DC Comics changes Superman's motto, replaces 'the American way'...

Superman will now fight for "truth, justice and a better tomorrow."...

 2021-10-16 23:44 

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St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office awarded grant for litter removal efforts...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office was awarded a grant from the Keep Louisiana Beautiful organization. St. Martin Sheriff Becket Breaux announced that the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office was selected as one of 21 non-p...

 2021-10-16 23:03 

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Monroe man arrested on 23 counts of Monetary Instrument Abuse and multiple drug charges...

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Friday October 15, agents with the Metro Narcotics Unit executed an arrest warrant for 48-year-old Allen Blount on the 3200 block of Dick Taylor Street in Monroe. During the investigation, authorities found Blount sittin...

 2021-10-16 21:58 

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Carencro man sentenced in federal court on firearm charges...

A Carencro man was sentenced on Friday in federal court to six years followed by two years of probation...

 2021-10-16 21:34 

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Dutchtown High School to host band invitational next weekend...

GEISMAR, La (BRPROUD) The yearly Dutchtown Invitational will be held on Saturday, Oct. 23 beginning at 10:30 a.m. The 15th Annual Dutchtown High School Band Marching Invitational will have high school bands perform at Griffin Stadium in Geismar. The first...

 2021-10-16 20:53 

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Southern University announces Homecoming Week activities...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) Southern University and A&M College's homecoming is back and in person. Students can celebrate homecoming week from Sunday, Oct. 17 to Sunday, Oct. 24 with activities that will be held throughout the week. Homecoming day will...

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