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 2021-01-19 18:00 

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LSU baseball releases 2021 schedule; see dates and opponents...

LSU released its full 2021 baseball schedule Tuesday along with the rest of the Southeastern Conference....

 2021-01-19 17:30 

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Bottle Loft Arts Phase II construction to begin immediately, Phase I ahead of schedule...

Construction on Phase II of the Bottle Art Lofts development on University Avenue at Cameron Street in Lafayette is expected to begin immediately now that financing for the $16.1 million phase has been secured....

 2021-01-19 17:22 

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Teach Ascension Academy accepting applications for alternative certification program...

Ascension Parish public schools is accepting applications for its Teach Ascension Academy, the district's alternative certification program....

 2021-01-19 17:00 

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The pandemic can cancel parades, but it can't curb our craving for king cakes...

The pandemic has canceled Mardi Gras parades and balls, but it hasn't curbed the craving for king cake....

 2021-01-19 16:57 

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Capitol Area Regional Training Academy graduates 29 from various police agencies...

Ascension Parish Deputies Joseph Babineaux, Brady Thibeau and Eric Martin recently graduated from the Capital Area Regional Training Academy....

 2021-01-19 16:55 

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King cake not your thing? There's Mardi Gras Pop Tarts and other treats to satisfy your sweet tooth...

Maybe you've already had your fill of king cake, or maybe you're just looking for different Mardi Gras-themed goodies. Local retailers are ready to fill your sweet-treat dreams....

 2021-01-19 16:51 

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Second grade students at Independence Leadership Academy hold class election...

Second grade students in Amanda Lindsey's class at Independence Leadership Academy recently participated in a class election for president of the class....

 2021-01-19 16:04 

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Louisiana Farm Bureau gets permit for new offices...

Louisiana Farm Bureau has obtained a building permit for its a $21 million office that will be built off Corporate Boulevard....

 2021-01-19 16:00 

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Where to Go, What to Eat: More new restaurants opening in Baton Rouge area...

Eating options continue to expand in the greater Baton Rouge area, with more restaurants setting up shop....

 2021-01-19 15:53 

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Democratic Party director Stephen Handwerk on the Discover Lafayette podcast: U.S. can't heal until Trump is held accountable...

The United States won't be able to heal and move on unless President Donald Trump is held accountable for his actions following the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. capitol, said Stephen Handwerk, executive director for the Louisiana Democratic party....

 2021-01-19 15:49 

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Southern Craft Brewing Co. will close during coronavirus shutdown after 5 years in business...

Southern Craft Brewing Co., Baton Rouge's second microbrewery, announced Monday it is closing after almost 5 years in business....

 2021-01-19 15:14 

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Lafayette airport to offer direct flights to Charlotte starting April 2...

American Airlines will offer direct flights out of Lafayette Regional Airport to Charlotte, North Carolina starting April 2....

 2021-01-19 14:59 

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Independent toxicology of Quawan 'Bobby' Charles suggests foul play, family attorneys say...

A toxicology report conducted in conjunction with an independent autopsy of Quawan "Bobby" Charles found no hallucinogens in the teen's system, suggesting his death was not accidental, according to the family's attorneys....

 2021-01-19 14:45 

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Who's drilling where in Louisiana? Here are the well permits filed for 10-16...

Parish, Well serial number, well name, permit date, field name, operator, location...

 2021-01-19 14:06 

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Freshman WR Deion Smith and QB Garrett Nussmeier arrive at LSU limited by injuries...

LSU's "football school" offseason program begins Tuesday, and head coach Ed Orgeron gave updates on two key freshmen who will be limited during the initial training process due to injuries....

 2021-01-19 13:46 

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Ed Orgeron says 'there are still some things to work out' to make Ryan Nielsen LSU's DC...

LSU remains in the middle of finalizing a complex deal with New Orleans Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen to make him the Tigers' next defensive coordinator....

 2021-01-19 13:45 

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Holy Ghost Catholic School announces its students of the year for 2020...

Holy Ghost Catholic School announced the 2020-21 Students of the Year recently....

 2021-01-19 13:30 

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Catching up on Zachary sports after an extended break...

COVID-19 struck the Brady household after Christmas and forced the whole clan into quarantine, thus limiting observations to what we could find on TV to provide a sports fix at the college and pro level....

 2021-01-19 13:30 

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Mark Taylor gets another chance at the big leagues...

The path of a minor league baseball player can have many twists and turns, all in the pursuit of an elusive chance to play in the big leagues....

 2021-01-19 13:30 

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Eatel's "Reach-a-Kid, Teach-a-Kid" awards $5000 to Ascension Parish teachers...

Eatel Corp. has announced the winners of the 2020 "Reach-a-Kid, Teach-a-Kid" grants program....

 2021-01-19 13:21 

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Livestock show alters format, promotes social distancing so exhibitors can continue tradition...

Like everything else this year, the annual Feliciana Livestock show looked a bit different under the barns in St. Francisville....

 2021-01-19 13:15 

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Dutchtown basketball plays through adversity...

Playing a sport during a pandemic is not easy, but the Dutchtown Griffins boys basketball team is dealing with it like everyone else....

 2021-01-19 13:00 

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Officials: Lane growth good for healthcare, local economy...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's brand is not associated with medicine and health care, but a USDA program has become the lifeline for funding expansion plans for Lane Regional Medical Center....

 2021-01-19 13:00 

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Community health system coordinates vaccination clinics...

Nathaniel Johnson, sat in his truck Friday for drive-in services that might save his life....

 2021-01-19 13:00 

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Windermere Crossing, Buzzard Roost get nod after requirements, concessions...

Narrow roads and traffic congestion continued to draw the focus of the Ascension Parish Planning Commission this month as the panel approved two new neighborhoods constituting 140 new homes and an La. 30 industrial park that will be first piece......

 2021-01-19 12:00 

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Coronavirus has made drive-thrus more common. Should they start serving cyclists, pedestrians?...

For residents without cars who rely on biking, walking or wheelchairs to get around East Baton Rouge Parish, there's one seemingly simple impediment: the lack of access to drive-thru services....

 2021-01-19 12:00 

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Our Views: The future beckons, but the political parties have to sort it out...

On the day he took the oath of office, Gerald Ford offered a thought that seems as relevant today as it did in 1974....

 2021-01-19 06:00 

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Lafayette Christian's Sage Ryan named Class 2A Most Outstanding Player...

Lafayette Christian athlete/return specialist Sage Ryan and Many defensive back Tackett Curtis led their teams to titles at the LHSAA Prep Classic and now lead the Louisiana Sports Writers Association's Class 2A All-State football team....

 2021-01-19 03:56 

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Balanced scoring leads Southern men's basketball to 102-61 rout of MVSU...

Six Jaguars scored in double figures as the Southern men's basketball team blew out a conference foe for the second time in three days with a 102-61 win over Mississippi Valley State on Monday at the F.G. Clark Activity Center....

 2021-01-19 03:54 

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Southern women find shooting touch in rout of Mississippi Valley...

The Southern women's basketball team has had no trouble finding open shots, but making those shots has been another story. That changed, at least for one game, Monday afternoon at the F.G. Clark Activity Center....

 2021-01-19 03:09 

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Madison Prep, Scotlandville claim very different victories at Monday's MLK Classic...

The bad news? COVID-19 issues struck Madison Prep late last month and the Chargers forced to the sidelines after a December 30 loss to Rayville....

 2021-01-19 02:21 

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With Dare Rosenthal's announced return, the Tigers retain their entire starting offensive line...

On the final day college players had to declare for the NFL draft, LSU starting left tackle Dare Rosenthal instead announced Monday night that he is returning to campus next season, which means the Tigers will be returning their entire......

 2021-01-19 02:19 

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LSU women's basketball staves off Missouri's comeback, improves to 4-2 in SEC play...

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The LSU women's basketball team made enough free throws and defensive stops to stave off Missouri's big comeback Monday night in a 66-64 victory....

 2021-01-19 01:15 

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Defense, 3-poiinters give Warren Easton girls springboard to 56-39 MLK win over Zachary...

WALKER — When a formula works, why change?...

 2021-01-19 00:14 

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Jorge Munoz returns as LSU analyst after a season as Baylor's passing game coordinator...

A familiar name has returned to Baton Rouge, a coach who, behind the scenes, helped support a record-breaking LSU offense that produced a national championship....

 2021-01-19 00:02 

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Guest column: Port expansion can take Louisiana back to the future on trade...

Global trade and logistics offer a tremendous growth opportunity for greater New Orleans....

 2021-01-19 00:00 

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Letters: Listen, support people who are fighting opioid addiction...

Four days before Christmas, and I was processing my second to final Prep and Opioid City Exploration Study in the South survey before leaving for the day and I wouldn't return until after Christmas. A guy, 30, who identifies as......

 2021-01-19 00:00 

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Letters: A scientist can show the many clues that point to global warming...

Oh, to be a pilot for 34 years and revel in the marvels of our lovely planet from 30,000 feet. I've been a paleontologist for over 42 years. It is my charge to study climate change through time using clues......

 2021-01-18 23:47 

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Rabalais: LSU's Devin White, Leonard Fournette help fuel Bucs' win over the Saints...

LSU fans and Saints fans, most of whom inhabit the same soul, have lamented for years the assembly line of Tiger talent the Saints have let slip out of Louisiana and infuse rosters all over the NFL....

 2021-01-18 22:58 

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SEC showdown: Unbeaten Alabama will try to keep LSU from grabbing a share of the league lead...

Each season, Will Wade divides his team's 18-game Southeastern Conference basketball schedule into three six-game segments....

 2021-01-18 22:32 

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Sean Ardoin, Grammy-nominated zydeco musician, announces run for mayor of Lake Charles...

A two-time Grammy nominated zydeco musician is running for mayor of the fifth-largest city in Louisiana....

 2021-01-18 22:30 

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Challenges loom as St. Michael builds girls soccer success story with mix of youth, experience...

Their faces could have revealed extreme disappointment, saddened by the season's first loss Dec. 3 when the St. Michael the Archangel girls' soccer team boarded its bus for the hour-long trip home from Lafayette....

 2021-01-18 22:30 

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LSU gymnastics: Despite concerns, Kiya Johnson, Haleigh Bryant continuing as all-arounders...

Despite Haleigh Bryant's youth, Kiya Johnson's surprising struggles on beam and LSU's gymnastics coaches wanting to be careful with the health of both gymnasts, expect to see them as all-around competitors again Friday when the Tigers host Geo...

 2021-01-18 22:23 

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Gov. John Bel Edwards to attend President-Elect Joe Biden's inauguration...

Gov. John Bel Edwards will be at the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris on Wednesday....

 2021-01-18 22:06 

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Angola inmate dies in hospital after fight in cell; investigation underway...

An inmate at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola died at the hospital after a fight with another inmate in his cell on Saturday night, the state Department of Corrections said....

 2021-01-18 21:53 

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Senior leaders guiding red-hot Opelousas boys basketball to unbeaten start...

In what's been a challenging basketball season for many, the Opelousas Tigers are off to one of their best starts in school history....

 2021-01-18 21:31 

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Sun Belt's COVID makeup policy allows options for schools that Brodhead appreciates...

Learning in the ins and outs of COVID college basketball continues for the UL Ragin' Cajuns....

 2021-01-18 21:30 

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Smiley: A tale of courtroom compassion...

Here's an example of throwing yourself on the mercy of the court:...

 2021-01-18 21:17 

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Ryan Nielsen, LSU reportedly finalizing deal for him to be Tigers' defensive coordinator...

LSU is finalizing a deal with New Orleans Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen to make him the Tigers' next defensive coordinator, according to multiple reports, a development that comes just a day after the Saints were eliminated in the......

 2021-01-18 20:30 

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A 'brutal' year for women: Domestic violence deaths in 2020 surpass previous 10 year record...

Domestic violence claimed 19 lives in East Baton Rouge Parish in 2020, the highest number in at least a decade, and more than quadrupled the previous year....

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