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 2021-02-25 06:33 

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Polishing the rock: LSU gymnast Sarah Edwards has gone from walk-on to key performer...

For Sarah Edwards, it was all or nothing....

 2021-02-25 04:00 

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Episcopal comes up just short again in 2-1 loss to Pope John Paul II...

Episcopal held out for as long as it could....

 2021-02-25 03:34 

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Crave Hot Dogs & BBQ to open in Broussard shopping center...

Crave Hot Dogs & BBQ, which announced in December it would open a Lafayette location, will open in the Sugarcrest Shopping Center in Broussard....

 2021-02-25 03:20 

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LSU capitalizes on errors then stretches its lead to snap 3-game losing streak to UL...

The sparse crowd pounded the bleachers. Some whistled. Others cheered. They created as much noise as possible, chanting "Ra-gin' Ca-juns" as they hoped UL could make a comeback in the eighth inning....

 2021-02-25 03:11 

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Tigers surge late for blowout win in Murphy's Law game for Cajuns...

It was a reminder of pretty close to everything that can go wrong in a baseball game for the UL Ragin' Cajuns on Wednesday night at Russo Park....

 2021-02-25 02:28 

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Man shoots teen who was robbing car, makes him show location of stolen items, EBRSO says...

A 16-year-old injured in a shooting Wednesday morning was in the middle of robbing a vehicle when he was wounded, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's office....

 2021-02-25 02:24 

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TSA reminds that REAL ID goes into effect in October...

The federal Transportation Security Administration tweeted Wednesday afternoon a reminder that travelers on Oct. 1, 2021 are going to need REAL ID compliant identification in order to fly....

 2021-02-25 02:15 

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Pressure? Defense is just part of the story as U-High, Liberty meet in Division II girls quarterfinals...

University High coach Bonita Johnson could not remember the last time her team had to travel for a girls basketball quarterfinal game. And for good reason....

 2021-02-25 01:58 

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Man freezes to death in Caddo Parish; 6th winter weather-related fatality in Louisiana...

A man froze to death in Caddo Parish in the frigid temperatures that blanketed Louisiana and other parts of the south last week, according to state health officials....

 2021-02-25 01:30 

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Defending champion U-High girls to rely on defense again in Division III final rematch with Loyola...

Defense wins championships is a sports clich applied to many sports, including basketball and football....

 2021-02-25 01:00 

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FranU open house to feature campus tours, information sessions; outdoor event will require masks and social distancing...

Editor's NoteThis article is brought to you by FranU....

 2021-02-25 00:30 

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Four in one: Sulphur's JP Duhon sees LHSAA wrestling tourney as reward for his combined team...

JP Duhon lost both his house and his truck to Hurricane Laura. The thing the Sulphur High coach could not bear to lose was the wrestling season....

 2021-02-25 00:23 

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Les Miles and LSU sexual harassment allegations: 5 things to know about settlement, lawsuit...

Les Miles is now the head coach at the University of Kansas, but it was elements from his LSU tenure that drew headlines this week....

 2021-02-25 00:16 

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LSU senior Khayla Pointer looking to make the most out of home finale against Mississippi State...

LSU will line up against Mississippi State in what will be the final game of the regular season, and perhaps the last in the career of one of its best players....

 2021-02-25 00:06 

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Southern women come up short in 78-76 loss to Alabama A&M...

The Southern women's basketball team has been hard to handle this season when it shoots the ball well, but Alabama A&M matched the Jaguars' offensive intensity on Wednesday afternoon....

 2021-02-25 00:00 

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Letters: For some leaders, switching from fossil fuels too difficult to bear...

There is much objection by many Republicans in pursuing energy policies that would move us away from fossil fuel dependency. This is neither logical based on emerging technology or economic growth considerations....

 2021-02-25 00:00 

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Letters: Thomas-Greenfield's confirmation source of pride to Louisiana...

I have followed with interest the appointment and confirmation by the U.S. Senate of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. This newspaper has already chronicled that she is from Baker. While all of us from......

 2021-02-25 00:00 

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Letters: State senator defends her votes on Edwards' appointments...

Some have questioned my decision to review and object to the appointments of the chair of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board and chairperson of the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Board. ("Our Views: How a senior civil......

 2021-02-25 00:00 

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Before he started for LSU, pitcher Garrett Edwards had a prolific basketball career...

LSU pitcher Garrett Edwards scored 4,103 points in high school basketball, which ranked 29th all-time in the country....

 2021-02-24 23:53 

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Southern men beat Alabama A&M 73-57 for third-straight win, move to No. 3 in league...

The evolving lineup of the Southern men's basketball team took a step toward cohesiveness Monday afternoon....

 2021-02-24 23:45 

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Self-reported violation removes Southern Lab from LHSAA's Division IV boys basketball playoffs...

A self-reported violation has taken Southern Lab out of the LHSAA's Division IV boys basketball playoffs....

 2021-02-24 23:37 

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State regulators scold utilities over their communications last week...

Louisiana regulators gave the state's utility companies passing grades for doing their bit to restore power after last week's historic ice storm and record cold....

 2021-02-24 23:37 

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Utility communications during outages under fire by Louisiana regulators: 'Something has to give'...

Louisiana regulators gave the state's utility companies passing grades for doing their bit to restore power after last week's historic ice storm and record cold....

 2021-02-24 23:31 

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Clean Creations set to open Baton Rouge location...

Clean Creations, a New Orleans-based business that provides healthy, gourmet meals, is set to open its first Baton Rouge location in the Highland Park Marketplace....

 2021-02-24 23:26 

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Southern's Devon Benn steps up as 'stellar' leader among crowded running back room...

It's not nearly as important that Devon Benn leads the Southern running game going into the season as it is Benn leads the program....

 2021-02-24 23:00 

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LSU fall 2021 semester likely to operate as 'pre-COVID-19,' president says...

After nearly a year of virtual learning with Zoom classes and socially distanced classrooms, LSU leaders say they're planning for the university's fall 2021 semester to look like things did before the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-02-24 23:00 

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Suspect in Moore Park party shootings indicted by Lafayette grand jury...

The 19-year-old suspect accused of killing two people and wounding two others in a shooting at Moore Park in October was indicted by a Lafayette grand jury on Wednesday....

 2021-02-24 22:52 

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Hammond fatal shooting suspect turns himself in five days after incident...

The suspect in a Friday fatal shooting in Hammond has turned himself in, the Hammond Police Department said in a news release Wednesday....

 2021-02-24 22:43 

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LSU spring game will be on April 17 at Tiger Stadium; school announces practice schedule...

A year after LSU's spring football program was cut short by the coronavirus pandemic, the athletic department has organized a full practice schedule that begins March 16 and ends with a spring game April 17....

 2021-02-24 22:38 

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Foote: Summer Ellyson seems to relish worrying her coach and then calming his fears...

It's not that UL ace pitcher Summer Ellyson doesn't think preseason intrasquad scrimmages are important....

 2021-02-24 22:33 

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No. 11 LSU softball sees room for improvement when it hosts No. 9 UL in LSU-UL Invitational...

The LSU softball team is in a similar position to one week ago, facing a step up in competition in multi-team series. But this time the Tigers go in with a little more clarity....

 2021-02-24 22:32 

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Amedisys sees earnings rise in 2020...

Baton Rouge-based home health and hospice company Amedisys posted fourth-quarter earnings of $45.2 million, or $1.36 per share, compared to $27.7 million, or 83 cents per share, a year ago....

 2021-02-24 22:30 

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Roseland man arrested in shooting death of ex-wife, Tangipahoa Sheriff's Office says...

Deputies arrested a Roseland man after he allegedly shot and killed his ex-wife during an argument on Tuesday....

 2021-02-24 22:15 

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Despite GOP outcry, Cassidy 'at peace' with impeachment vote...

Trashed on social media and censured by Louisiana Republicans, U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy described himself Wednesday as "at peace" with his vote to convict former President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial and dismissed the scorching GOP backlas...

 2021-02-24 22:04 

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LSU track and field teams ready to compete in unusual SEC indoor championships this weekend...

Like so many other events in these crazy times, this weekend's Southeastern Conference indoor track and field championships are going to be like none other....

 2021-02-24 22:00 

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Rabalais: LSU basketball builds, but it so quickly tears down with losses like the one at Georgia...

There is a well-worn saying that in its original 16th century Irish form goes like this:...

 2021-02-24 21:50 

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EBRSO: Man arrested after killing his wife in domestic violence incident, then lying to authorities...

A Central man was arrested after East Baton Rouge Sheriff's detectives say he shot his wife in a domestic violence incident but claimed she had shot herself....

 2021-02-24 21:48 

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'He lived the life of 10 men': Wayne Rogillio, Sr., BRPD chief from 1985 to 1992, dies...

Wayne Rogillio, Sr., who served as chief of the Baton Rouge Police Department from 1985 to 1992, longer than anyone in the job since the 1940s, died on Wednesday from kidney cancer. He was 80....

 2021-02-24 21:35 

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Area prep baseball, softball linescores...

Baseball...

 2021-02-24 21:34 

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Amerisafe profits down 6.6% in 2020 ending with sluggish fourth quarter...

Amerisafe, a DeRidder-based writer of hazardous worker's compensation insurance, generated $86.6 million in net income last year down 6.6% from $92.6 million in 2019....

 2021-02-24 21:30 

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Smiley: Doc and his vaccination reaction...

Grace Kleinpeter Savoie says, "My dad is Dr. Larry Kleinpeter (fondly known as Doc), a well-known pediatrician who retired from Baton Rouge Clinic in 1995....

 2021-02-24 21:17 

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Armed with new-found confidence, Spencer Arrighetti ready to shine for Cajuns...

After Spencer Arrighetti's debut for the UL Ragin' Cajuns in Tuesday's 2-0 win over Louisiana Tech, there are several groups that would find it hard to believe....

 2021-02-24 21:15 

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Prosecutors say Baton Rouge rap feud tied to bystander's 2019 death in south Florida...

Prosecutors say a feud between two rival Baton Rouge rap groups led to a deadly Mother's Day 2019 shooting several hundred miles away in Florida that took the life of a bystander....

 2021-02-24 21:11 

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Cortana rezoning deferred until March 10, but project still on...

A rezoning of Cortana Mall into a warehouse center for a developer that works closely with Amazon was deferred by the East Baton Rouge Metro Council until March 10 to allow time for the project to get under single ownership....

 2021-02-24 21:09 

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Acadiana area well-represented heading into girls basketball quarterfinals...

The Acadiana area usually has a handful of girls basketball contenders heading into March, but this season could be one of the area's best....

 2021-02-24 21:05 

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Crowley Police Chief indicted on malfeasance, obstruction of justice charges...

Crowley Police Chief Allen James "Jimmy" Broussard was indicted by a grand jury and arrested Wednesday on several felony offenses, including malfeasance in office and obstruction of justice....

 2021-02-24 20:39 

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Bars in Lafayette, St. Landry eligible for limited indoor service...

Bars in Lafayette Parish and St. Landry Parish are eligible for limited reopening after those parishes posted positivity rates below 5% for two straight weeks, according to the state's weekly coronavirus report on Wednesday....

 2021-02-24 20:15 

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UL System board to review McClure's appointment as interim dean of arts...

Michael McClure's appointment as interim dean for the College of the Arts at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will be considered by the system Board of Supervisors on Thursday....

 2021-02-24 18:44 

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Area boys basketball playoff glance...

CLASS 5A...

 2021-02-24 18:35 

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Les Miles offered a secret settlement to an LSU student, sources say. It has now surfaced....

Former LSU head football coach Les Miles reached a settlement with a former student who accused him of harassment several years ago, and the settlement has surfaced as investigators probe the university's handling of sexual misconduct and domestic vio...

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