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 2021-03-03 13:15 

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Here's a breakdown of the new Phase Three restrictions...

BATON ROUGE, La. (The Livingston Parish News) Following nearly six weeks of improvements in Louisiana's COVID-19 case counts and a sustained decrease in hospitalizations, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that Louisiana will move forward to Phase Three....

 2021-03-03 12:32 

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Wednesday Morning: Cool sunshine today; Some rain late Friday...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) Today & Tonight: Skies will clear as high pressure builds to our west. High temperatures will be in the low and mid 60s. Overnight temperatures will fall into the upper 30s to lower 40s. Thursday: Mostly sunny and very pleasant ...

 2021-03-03 12:23 

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VIDEO: Rockets hit Iraq airbase hosting US troops...

At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi military said. It was not immediately known if there were any casualties....

 2021-03-03 11:42 

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Live indoor performances return in Louisiana under phase 3...

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — Louisiana is moving into phase three of coronavirus recovery tomorrow, but it will look different than the first time the state entered phase three the last year. Governor John Bel Edwards made the announcement in a press con...

 2021-03-03 11:40 

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LSP issues Level II Child Endangerment Alert for two boys...

PONCHATOULA, La. (BRPROUD) Authorities would like the public to keep an eye out for 4-year-old Jax Matthews and 8-year-old Kaesyn Heck. According to the Louisiana State Police, "both children are missing and were last seen at their father's home a...

 2021-03-03 04:42 

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Phase 3: What this means churches and and live music...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Exciting news for Louisiana residents. Wednesday, the state will loosen up coronavirus restrictions. This decision comes as at least 14% of residents have gotten their first shot. "We're currently moving in the right dir...

 2021-03-03 04:23 

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Win a Drew Brees' jersey and more at Walk-On's on March 22...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BR Proud) — Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux is set to open its 50th location in Viera, FL on March 22 and everyone is getting a chance to celebrate, regardless of your nearest location. Walk-On's is inviting fans to join in on t...

 2021-03-03 04:09 

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LSU Basketball downs Vandy in home finale...

BATON ROUGE LSU defeated the Vanderbilt Commodores 83-68 Tuesday Night inside the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. LSU was led by Freshmen Guard Cameron Thomas and his 23 Points and 10 Rebounds. Sophomore Forward Trendon Watford contributed a Double-Double ...

 2021-03-03 03:39 

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Softball Run-Rules Southern Miss Tuesday...

BATON ROUGE, LA. The LSU Softball team defeated Southern Miss in run-rule fashion, 11-3, Tuesday night in Tiger Park. The Tigers move to 11-5 on the season while Southern Miss falls to 11-5 on the year. The Tigers will take on No. 7 Texas in Tiger Park th...

 2021-03-03 03:12 

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Stimulus check latest: Biden urges Senate Democrats to rally behind $1.9T COVID-19 bill...

President Joe Biden urged Senate Democrats on Tuesday to rally behind a $1.9 trillion COVID-relief bill and stood by his proposed $1,400 payments to individuals, even as some party moderates sought to dial back parts of the package....

 2021-03-03 02:47 

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'Transportation Transformation' Local pastor inspiring teens to stop killing and choose a better life through community bus project...

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) Dozens of young adults are killed in Acadiana every year, shot to death in the street. One Lafayette pastor says he's cancelling the future funerals with a project to inspire the youth, though he needs the community's help to...

 2021-03-03 02:05 

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Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel issues statement on 'moral and ethical issues' surrounding J&J vaccine...

Lafayette, La. (KLFY) Bishop Douglas Deshotel of the Diocese of Lafayette said in a statement Tuesday that there are moral concerns that must be acknowledged surrounding the J&J COVID-19 vaccine. For that reason, Deshotel advised the faithful that any rea...

 2021-03-03 01:23 

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Former West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's deputy faces 50 counts of possession of child pornography...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A St. Francisville man who has previously worked as a deputy for the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office is facing 50 counts of possession of pornography involving juveniles under the age of 13. William Herrin, 60...

 2021-03-03 01:19 

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Ochsner Baton Rouge announces new appointment for COVID-19 vaccines...

Ochsner Baton Rouge has immediate openings for new appointments on March 3 and March 5 for COVID-19 vaccinations....

 2021-03-03 01:07 

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Louisiana House Speaker: From winning car races to winning political races...

BATON ROUGESpeaker Clay Schexnayder went from winning races in cars to winning races against career politicians, and the leading Republican legislator in the House was the last person who predicted that sharp curve in his road. "When I first got elect...

 2021-03-03 01:05 

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SCOTUS considers Arizona voting rights case as House lawmakers debate bill expanding access to polls...

Voting rights took center stage in Washington on Tuesday. As lawmakers in the U.S. House debated expanding access to polls, the Supreme Court looked at whose votes should count....

 2021-03-03 00:43 

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New York is ready for a new governor in 2022, NewsNation poll finds...

A majority of New York voters polled in the latest survey from Emerson College and NewsNation say Governor Andrew Cuomo should not be elected for a fourth term in 2022....

 2021-03-03 00:42 

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Budget nominee Neera Tanden withdraws nomination amid opposition...

Controversial nominee Neera Tanden has withdrawn her name from nomination to be the Director of the Office of Management and Budget....

 2021-03-03 00:40 

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AMBER ALERT activated for teenage girl from North Texas...

ITASCA, Texas (KETK)- An Amber Alert was activated for a 15-year-old girl from North Texas. Lori Johnson was last seen around 11:00 p.m. on Feb. 26 in the 100 block of Beard St. The teenager has brown hair, is 5'3" and weighs 120 pounds. She has b...

 2021-03-03 00:38 

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LSU hoping state OKs more fans at outdoor venues...

LSU officials say they've been working with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on soon increasing attendance at outdoor athletic venues to 50%....

 2021-03-03 00:30 

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Tuesday Night: Warmer pattern; Decent weekend...

Tonight: Skies will be cloudy overnight with some clearing by sunrise. Temperatures will drop into the mid 30s, so layers may come in handy tomorrow morning. Winds will be northerly at 5-10 mph. Low near 36. Tomorrow: It will be mostly cloudy and cold in ...

 2021-03-03 00:28 

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Livingston Parish Leaders Look to Expand CVB Board...

Livingston Parish leaders wanted to expand the Convention and Visitor...

 2021-03-03 00:27 

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'Cause once you're dead that's a bit too late': Dolly Parton gets vaccine, rewrites lyrics to a popular song...

"I know I...

 2021-03-03 00:24 

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Report labels the best and worst states for children during the pandemic...

The report, from nonprofit Save the Children, looked at the various hardships making it difficult for children right now, including hunger, lack of tools for remote learning and "trouble making ends meet."...

 2021-03-03 00:22 

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'Space hurricane' spotted above Earth for first time ever...

A space hurricane has been observed for the first time in the upper atmosphere of earth, finally confirming the existence of the eye-catching phenomenon....

 2021-03-02 23:40 

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Age group of 40 to 59 year-olds makeup the largest portion of positive COVID-19 cases in LA...

According to The Louisiana Department of Health the age group of 40 and 49 and 50 and 59 account for the largest COVID-19 cases in Louisiana....

 2021-03-02 23:30 

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FBI director warns of increasing threat of white extremists...

FBI Director Christopher Wray testified before U.S. Senators Tuesday for the first time since the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, saying the agency is working tireless to arrest those involved but also warning that the problem is much bigger than that da...

 2021-03-02 23:01 

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'Inhumane' conditions continue for migrants living in Mexican border towns, nonprofit says...

McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) -- With no way to legally cross into the United States, thousands of migrants continue to live in "inhumane" conditions and are "preyed upon by criminal organizations" in several border towns in the Mexican s...

 2021-03-02 22:58 

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Fauci answers: Can you have a dinner party if you're vaccinated?...

It...

 2021-03-02 22:22 

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Biden involved with Senate Dems to pass $1.9T relief package...

The White House said Biden is personally involved in the negotiations to ensure every Senate Democrat supports the $1.9 trillion emergency aid package. Democrats can...

 2021-03-02 22:01 

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Third stimulus check calculator: How much will you get?...

As Washington negotiates a third stimulus check as part of the Biden administration...

 2021-03-02 21:58 

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LSU set to increase capacity at outdoor sporting events...

BATON ROUGE, LA (BRPROUD) Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards announced that the state is moving into Phase Three, allowing for increased capacity at outdoor sporting events. LSU released this statement below following the announcement from Governor Edwar...

 2021-03-02 21:48 

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Walmart to host two COVID-19 vaccine events this week in East Baton Rouge Parish...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Two Walmart locations in East Baton Rouge Parish will serve as COVID-19 vaccination sites this week. Insurance is not required, and the vaccinations are free, but those eligible for vaccination at this time will need to ...

 2021-03-02 21:29 

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Mainieri pleasantly surprised by freshman Tre' Morgan's talent...

BATON ROUGE, LA (BRPROUD) Through seven games, LSU freshman Tre' Morgan has turned heads and locked down first base. He is batting .370, with 6 RBI, and has an on-base percentage of .514. Head coach Paul Mainieri admitted this week that he had no idea...

 2021-03-02 20:39 

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Texas will end mask mandate, allow businesses to reopen '100%'...

Texas is lifting its mask mandate, Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday, making it the largest state to end an order intended to reduce the spread of the coronavirus that has killed more than 42,000 Texans....

 2021-03-02 20:37 

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Remains of early New Yorkers found during construction are reburied...

Human remains of early New Yorkers that were discovered during construction in and around Washington Square Park were reinterred inside the park on Tuesday, New York City officials announced....

 2021-03-02 20:36 

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Can't find the Amazon app icon on your phone? That's because it got a makeover...

(NEXSTAR) — The next time you need to search Amazon for dish soap, a mop you can strap to your baby, or a hoodie with a pouch for your cat, the search will begin with a hunt for the app on your phone. Amazon quietly dumped the shopping cart smartpho...

 2021-03-02 20:27 

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Arnold Palmer Invitational best bets highlighted by former U-High Cub...

Will Gray and Teddy Greenstein give their favorite bets for the Arnold Palmer Invitational, including Patrick Reed (+2000) to win. Video via NBC Sports Your browser does not support iframes....

 2021-03-02 20:26 

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WATCH: Shooting at an office on Picardy Lane...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- BRPD and EBRSO are investigating a shooting at an office off of Picardy Lane. EMS has confirmed two people shot at the location. We have a reporter headed to the scene and will update this story when more information is confirme...

 2021-03-02 20:13 

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'Symbol of hatred': No charges after KKK flag hangs next door to Black family's home...

A prosecutor declined to file charges Tuesday against a suburban Detroit man who displayed a Ku Klux Klan flag in his window next to the home of a Black family, saying the "horrible conduct" doesn...

 2021-03-02 20:08 

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LSU baseball postpones Tuesday night game against Nicholls...

BATON ROUGE, La. The LSU-Nicholls baseball game scheduled for Tuesday night has been postponed until 2 p.m. CT Wednesday due to inclement weather conditions. The Tigers will now play two nine-inning games on Wednesday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Fie...

 2021-03-02 19:36 

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Nurse paralyzed from COVID-19 complications returns to Florida after months in Massachusetts hospital...

Desmon Silva was placed on a ventilator last summer after becoming paralyzed from the neck down due to complications from the coronavirus....

 2021-03-02 19:36 

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BACK TO PHASE 3: Gov. Edwards announcement means local bars are reopening...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Governor John Bel Edwards says that Louisiana will move into phase three of reopening. The modified phase three guidelines will allow restaurants, malls and most other businesses to open at 75% capacity. Gatherings in in...

 2021-03-02 19:20 

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Man accused of cutting out dog's heart in ritual to clear demons from home...

A man charged with animal cruelty told detectives he cut out a dog...

 2021-03-02 19:03 

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EBRSO: Investigators asking for public's help locating man who used stolen credit card numbers...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) Do you recognize the man in the picture below? According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, "on January 29, 2021 a manager with Sherwin Williams advised that an unknown male had made multiple in store purchases us...

 2021-03-02 18:28 

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Your credit report may be wrong, but you can do something about it...

Consumers filed complaints with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in record numbers in 2020, according to a report released Monday by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, a nonprofit consumer advocacy group....

 2021-03-02 18:24 

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Kangaroo gets loose in Alabama...

WINFIELD, Ala. (WIAT) — A kangaroo in Alabama is not something you see every day, but some in Winfield were able to catch a glimpse of one as it hopped along Monday afternoon. According to Braxton Basinger of B and H Livestock, he originally bought ...

 2021-03-02 18:20 

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LDH: Almost 60 percent of COVID-19 deaths in Louisiana are Caucasian...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) There has been an increase of 19 deaths in the state since Monday, March 1. There are 770 new coronavirus cases in the state, according to the Louisiana Department of Health. The Louisiana Department of Health reports 770 #COVID...

 2021-03-02 18:09 

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At least 15 dead after SUV carrying 27 crashes with semitruck near US-Mexico border...

At least 15 people are dead after a vehicle collided with a semi-truck carrying gravel near the U.S.-Mexico border in Southern California Tuesday, hospital officials said....

 2021-03-02 18:08 

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[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Comic-Con to be virtual in July; November in-person event also planned...

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