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 2021-01-23 04:04 

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'Just want to say thank you': First lady Jill Biden delivers cookies to National Guard troops...

"So I...

 2021-01-23 02:54 

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Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial for Donald Trump over the Capitol riot will begin the week of Feb. 8, the first time a former president will face such charges after leaving office. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Sch...

 2021-01-23 02:41 

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7 face charges in last year's attack on restaurant hostess...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Seven people have been charged in an attack last year on a restaurant hostess trying to enforce COVID-19 dining rules. The Advocate reports one woman, 48-year-old Tammy Dabney, was charged with aggravated battery, a felony. T...

 2021-01-23 02:27 

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Brexit leader to head Mississippi public policy center...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A leader of the Brexit movement is now the head of a conservative think tank in the American South. Douglas Carswell is now CEO and president of the Mississippi Center for Public Policy. Carswell was a member of Parliament in B...

 2021-01-23 02:14 

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Thousands of Hong Kongers locked down to contain coronavirus...

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of Hong Kong residents were locked down Saturday in an unprecedented move to contain a worsening outbreak in the city, authorities said. Hong Kong has been grappling to contain a fresh wave of the coronavirus since Novembe...

 2021-01-23 02:07 

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LPSO investigating rash of nighttime burglaries at Le Triomphe...

Le Triomphe is an exclusive, high-end community, surrounded by tall fencing, on Highway 90 in Lafayette Parish. The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office says there have been five reported nighttime burglaries there in the last several months. "Everyt...

 2021-01-23 02:06 

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Mississippi eases some education mandates amid pandemic...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The state Board of Education in Mississippi is easing some requirements because of disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Third graders and high school students will still take state-mandated exams this semester but wi...

 2021-01-23 01:59 

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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez responds to arrest of Capitol riot suspect who allegedly said 'Assassinate AOC'...

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had a quick reply on Twitter Friday after the FBI arrested a man accused of bragging that he "stormed" the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 and calling for the Democratic congresswoman...

 2021-01-23 01:54 

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Louisiana congressional candidate registration period ends...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — More than two dozen candidates vying to be Louisiana's newest U.S. House members have registered to run in the March 20 special election to fill the two vacant congressional seats. Thirteen contenders filed paperwork to c...

 2021-01-23 01:00 

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Too early to tell how jobs will be affected by Biden's drilling moratorium in the Gulf...

BATON ROUGE, La. (KLFY) — President Biden's plans to combat climate change could have a major impact on job loss across the Gulf-shore states. At this point it's hard to tell what will happen according to officials, but they're hoping th...

 2021-01-23 00:57 

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ROAD TO RECOVERY: Women search for new life at the Magdalene House of El Dorado...

UNION COUNTY, Ark. (KTVE/KARD) — Four women in El Dorado are getting a second chance after suffering from abuse and addiction. Now, they're hoping to receive new life through a year program at the Magdalene House of El Dorado. "Getting back ...

 2021-01-23 00:54 

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Former Mississippi police officer pleads to obstruction...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former police officer in Mississippi has pleaded guilty to obstruction of a federal investigation by destroying and hiding text messages and images of a juvenile girl. Federal prosecutors said 57-year-old Mark Coleman, who se...

 2021-01-23 00:32 

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Tom Brokaw says he's retiring from NBC News after 55 years...

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News veteran Tom Brokaw said Friday that he is retiring from the network after 55 years. Brokaw, author of "The Greatest Generation," was NBC's lead anchor at "Nightly News" and for big events for more than 20...

 2021-01-23 00:17 

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A year after Wuhan lockdown, a world still deep in crisis...

Nearly a year to the day after the Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown to contain a virus that had already escaped, President Joe Biden began putting into effect a new war plan for fighting the outbreak in the U.S., Germany topped 50,000 deaths, and ...

 2021-01-23 00:02 

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Biden's historic Cabinet begins taking shape...

President Joe Biden is rapidly forming an historic Cabinet as the first 2 of his nominees received Senate confirmation....

 2021-01-23 00:00 

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Grambling State University Baseball Coaches react to Hank Aaron's death...

Across the country, Americans are mourning the loss of the baseball legend and remembering his career. However, at Grambling State University he...

 2021-01-22 23:30 

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Louisiana budget gap for next year estimated at up to $962M...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — New estimates show Louisiana's shortfall for the upcoming budget year could reach as high as $962 million. It's driven by the loss of one-time federal coronavirus aid used to patch together this year's budget. The...

 2021-01-22 23:10 

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Two men arrested for allegedly stealing copper from Adams County property...

NATCHEZ, Ms. (KTVE/KARD) — The Adams County Sheriff's Office (ACSO) says they have made two arrests in a case involving the theft of copper and other metals. According to deputies, they were called to Carthage Point Road on January 21, 2021 at a...

 2021-01-22 23:01 

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Timeline for Trump incitement impeachment trial still uncertain...

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to send the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate Monday, but it...

 2021-01-22 22:53 

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Ex-teacher arrested for alleged relationship with student...

LEESVILLE, La. (AP) — A former teacher in southwest Louisiana has been arrested for an alleged inappropriate relationship with a student. The American Press reports 28-year-old Brittany Greene, of Grant, was arrested Tuesday on three counts of prohi...

 2021-01-22 22:47 

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Chiefs' Mahomes cleared to play in AFC championship...

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was cleared Friday from the league...

 2021-01-22 22:46 

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D-coordinators bring head coaching chops to NFL title games...

All four NFL teams playing in the conference championships have a defensive coordinator who flopped as a head coach but who has the chops as a lieutenant to help his team and his head coach get to the Super Bowl....

 2021-01-22 22:43 

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Speculation over Tokyo Olympics: 2021, 2032 or not at all?...

Just about everybody, especially the organizers in Japan and Switzerland, want the Tokyo Olympics to open on July 23 — as scheduled....

 2021-01-22 22:42 

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Louisiana releases vaccine demographics, but data vague...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana has started releasing demographic details on who's received the coronavirus vaccine. But the data provided Friday lacks key information to determine if Louisiana's doses are being distributed equitably. Few ...

 2021-01-22 22:14 

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TRAFFIC ALERT: City of Monroe announces new construction project...

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The city of Monroe is announcing a construction project that will impact traffic in some areas of the city. The city says, contractors will start working on a guardrail repair and replacement project on Monday, January 25, ...

 2021-01-22 21:52 

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Simmons Duck Report: 01/22/2021...
 2021-01-22 21:48 

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Activists want Biden to defund ICE, overhaul migrant detention policies...

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) Gustavo Torres recalls how the election of Barack Obama and a Democratic-controlled Congress in 2008 raised hopes among immigrants lacking legal status at the time....

 2021-01-22 21:47 

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MPD: Missing Juvenile Alert...

Authorities with the Monroe Police Department are asking for the public's assistance with locating a missing juvenile. According to authorities, Briena Imani Monique Jackson was last seen January 16th around 6 PM wearing a black and gray hoodie, blue ...

 2021-01-22 20:40 

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'Dateline' examines mysterious murder after UCLA student's body is found in bizarre setting...

(NBC News) Tonight on "Dateline," just a few hours after the longest day of the year in 1990, hikers find 21-year-old UCLA student Ron Baker's body in a Los Angeles area train tunnel. As detectives investigate, they begin to wonder if Ron'...

 2021-01-22 20:39 

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Louisiana launches COVID-19 Defense app in response to third surge...

The COVID Defense app was introduced during Gov. John Bel Edwards...

 2021-01-22 19:44 

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Walmart expanding COVID-19 vaccine roll out to more states...

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Walmart is set to offer the COVID-19 vaccine in seven additional states this week and next, a company spokesperson confirmed to KNWA/FOX24 on Friday. The company will begin administering the vaccine in New Jersey, Geo...

 2021-01-22 19:39 

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$1 billion Mega Millions prize a result of long odds, slow sales...

It's only the third time a lottery jackpot has grown so large, but much has changed since the last time such a big prize was up for grabs in 2018....

 2021-01-22 18:48 

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Coronavirus in Louisiana: State reports 1,937 new cases, 41 new deaths on Friday...

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Department of Health reported 1,937 new cases and 41 new deaths on Friday, January 22, 2021, bringing the total number of cases to 380,255 and the total number of deaths to 8,483. The number of probable cases rose by...

 2021-01-22 18:02 

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Third stimulus check: GOP lawmaker wants $1,400 payment reserved for people who get COVID-19 vaccine...

One lawmaker says he...

 2021-01-22 17:58 

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ULM to unveil BLM public artwork on Monday, Jan. 25...

MONROE, La. (Press Release) ULM says they are setting up for the unveiling of the Black Lives Matter public artwork in Bayou Park 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25. In the event of rain, the unveiling will be moved to the Library overhang and then later moved to ...

 2021-01-22 17:04 

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Gov. Edwards to hold COVID-19 briefing, address latest vaccine distribution plans...

BATON ROUGE, La. (KTAL/KMSS) Gov. John Bel Edwards is expected to address the state's latest plans for vaccination distribution in a briefing Friday morning on Louisiana's response to COVID-19. The briefing is set to begin at 11 a.m. It is the gov...

 2021-01-22 16:54 

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Bob Evans recalls thousands of pounds of pork sausage that may be contaminated with rubber...

Bob Evans Farms, Inc. is recalling approximately 4,200 pounds of pork sausage product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically thin blue rubber....

 2021-01-22 16:53 

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Newsfeed Now: Biden administration asks Congress to pass COVID-19 relief bill; Texas group prepares Biden lawsuits...

In the latest edition of Newsfeed Now, Pres. Biden outlines his new plan to fight the coronavirus, and the sports world mourns the loss of Hammerin' Hank Aaron....

 2021-01-22 16:51 

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Trump impeachment to go to Senate Monday, launching trial...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, launching the start of the former president...

 2021-01-22 16:28 

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Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron dies at 86...

Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron died Friday at the age of 86....

 2021-01-22 16:12 

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Authorities searching for suspect in Snapchat drug deal shooting...

WEST MONROE, La. — Authorities with the West Monroe Police Department are asking for assistance locating an attempted murder suspect. Officials say a man was allegedly shot in both legs during an attempted robbery after he allegedly attempted to com...

 2021-01-22 15:11 

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President Biden ordering economic help as talks start on $1.9 trillion relief package...

President Joe Biden plans to take executive action Friday to provide financial relief measures to millions of Americans while Congress begins to consider his much larger $1.9 trillion package to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-01-22 14:46 

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Dave Chappelle cancels shows after testing positive for COVID-19...

Dave Chappelle tested positive for the coronavirus just before his comedy show scheduled for Thursday, forcing his upcoming appearances to be canceled, a spokeswoman said....

 2021-01-22 14:21 

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All eyes on QBs as Packers host Bucs for NFC championship...

For as much as Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers have accomplished in their Hall of Fame-caliber careers, they've rarely faced off on the field....

 2021-01-22 14:20 

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Chiefs' Reid, Bills' McDermott to match wits for AFC title...

Ten years after firing Sean McDermott as his defensive coordinator, Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid will stare across the field inside Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday and see his protg trying to spoil his hopes of a Super Bowl repeat....

 2021-01-22 13:22 

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Fire breaks out at potato plant, prompts evacuations...

Washington State (NBC) (01/22/21)— A fire that broke out at a potato plant late Thursday prompted evacuations in parts of Washington state, authorities said. Video captured online Thursday showed flames with a plume of smoke at the Washington Potato...

 2021-01-22 13:12 

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Bond film 'No Time to Die' delayed again because of virus...

(AP) (01/22/21)— It's still not time for "No Time to Die." Producers of the forthcoming James Bond thriller say the film's release has been delayed again, until the fall of 2021, because of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic The...

 2021-01-22 13:00 

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Biden picks Jessica Rosenworcel as acting FCC chief...

Washington D.C. (NBC) (01/22/21)— President Joe Biden has picked Jessica Rosenworcel to run the Federal Communications Commission as its acting chair, making the 49-year-old lawyer and podcast host from West Hartford, Connecticut, the second woman t...

 2021-01-22 12:34 

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Morning Forecast Friday, January 22nd...

WEST MONROE, LA. (01/22/21) TODAY: Happy finally Friday! The early half of our day with continue to be rainy, especially for our southern parishes. Around noon, the last of the rain will begin to exit and conditions will be looking drier for the rest of o...

 2021-01-22 11:53 

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Guard troops back inside Capitol after furor over move to parking garage...

Washington D.C. (NBC) (01/22/21)— National Guard troops were allowed back into the Capitol to rest after being asked to move, a request that sent some to a parking garage, officials said. Senators expressed outrage Thursday evening after Politico re...

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