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Baltimore Sun
After a quick search, Maryland hires Matt Canada as offensive coordinatorother regular-season defeat came at eventual national champion Alabama — there
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 minutes ago
other regular-season defeat came at eventual national champion Alabama — there was speculation about Canada’s future in Baton Rouge even before the Tigers lost to Notre Dame in the Citrus Bowl. Asked before the bowl whether he had controlled... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
EBR files suit against major opioid manufacturersopioid crisis and are suing the manufacturers and distributors. Broome announc
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 21 minutes ago
opioid crisis and are suing the manufacturers and distributors. Broome announced at a press conference on Monday that East Baton Rouge Parish has filed a lawsuit against five of the largest manufacturers of prescription opioids, calling opioid... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge sports medicine doctor to take part in NFL Pro BowlWorld Stadium and the medical staff will include a local sports medicine doctor
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 21 minutes ago
World Stadium and the medical staff will include a local sports medicine doctor. Larry S. “Chip” Bankston, MD of the Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic will provide sports medicine coverage during the all-star football game. Dr. Bankston joined... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Deaf students sue Louisiana community college systemBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Deaf students have sued Louisiana's community college s
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 31 minutes ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Deaf students have sued Louisiana's community college system, saying their grades suffered or they lost financial aid because they could not get interpreters or other accommodation for their disability. New Orleans attorney... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Open casting call held for extras for WWII movie 'Greyhound' filming in Baton RougeLouisiana will be hosting an open casting call for background extras for the WW
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 37 minutes ago
Louisiana will be hosting an open casting call for background extras for the WWII drama Greyhound that will be filming in Baton Rouge in the coming months. Production on the major budget film, starring Tom Hanks, is expected to begin in... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Louisiana ends prep work for children's health program cutsBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana is ending its preparations for cuts to a heal
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 51 minutes ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana is ending its preparations for cuts to a health insurance program for low-income children after Congress renewed the program for six years. Andrew Tuozzolo, with Louisiana's health department, said Tuesday the state... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
EBR files suit against major opioid manufacturesopioid crisis and are suing the manufacturers and distributors. Broome announc
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 52 minutes ago
opioid crisis and are suing the manufacturers and distributors. Broome announced at a press conference on Monday that East Baton Rouge Parish has filed a lawsuit against five of the largest manufacturers of prescription opioids, calling opioid... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Man arrested in fatal New Year's Day shootingLess than two hours into 2018, homicide detectives in Baton Rouge began investi
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 52 minutes ago
Less than two hours into 2018, homicide detectives in Baton Rouge began investigating the city's first murder of the new year. The Baton Rouge Police Department identified the victim as Trenity Grimes, 29. Officials said the deadly shooting... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
'But who did her hair?': Charlotte hairstylist's mugshot makes business boomgirls [asking for me to do their hair] from literally all over the world,” Year
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 9 hours ago
girls [asking for me to do their hair] from literally all over the world,” Yearwood said. “New York, U.K., Canada, Memphis, Baton Rouge, Texas, Dubai.” Yearwood’s mugshot tweet has also received over 4,700 retweets and 9,100 likes on Twitter. “I... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Man wanted for kidnapping arrested; 4 children found safe(UPDATE) The Escambia County Sheriff's Office said Jose Montes and the kidnappe
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 9 hours ago
(UPDATE) The Escambia County Sheriff's Office said Jose Montes and the kidnapped children were located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The children were found safe, and Montes is now in custody. The Escambia County, Fla. Sheriff's Office needs your help... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Darrel Williams showcases slimmer build at Senior Bowlthe next level. He ran for over 800 yards, hauled in 23 catches and scored nine
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 10 hours ago
the next level. He ran for over 800 yards, hauled in 23 catches and scored nine touchdowns as a senior, his best season in Baton Rouge "I think I proved I could be a back anywhere. My speed and my power showed this year. My vision and my... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge man sentenced to 70 years in prison for shooting at police officersA St. James Parish jury has found a Baton Rouge man guilty of attempted first d
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 10 hours ago
A St. James Parish jury has found a Baton Rouge man guilty of attempted first degree murder after he shot at officers in 2015. On September 29, 2017, the jury found Ron Youngblood, 48, guilty of one count of the attempted first degree murder of a... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Broome: 9.2 out of 10 EBR residents prescribed opioids, parish to sue 5 major drug companiesopioid crisis and are suing the manufacturers and distributors. Broome announc
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 10 hours ago
opioid crisis and are suing the manufacturers and distributors. Broome announced at a press conference on Monday that East Baton Rouge Parish has filed a lawsuit against five of the largest manufacturers of prescription opioids, calling opioid... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
WANTED: Man accused of beating 60-old to death in Lower Garden DistrictThe New Orleans Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for a Baton Roug
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 11 hours ago
The New Orleans Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for a Baton Rouge man they believe is connected to a homicide that happened on St. Charles Avenue in early January. According to a report issued by NOPD, Garret James Ward is wanted in... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Local sports medicine doctor to take part in NFL Pro BowlWorld Stadium and the medical staff will include a local sports medicine doctor
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 11 hours ago
World Stadium and the medical staff will include a local sports medicine doctor. Larry S. “Chip” Bankston, MD of the Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic will provide sports medicine coverage during the all-star football game. Dr. Bankston joined... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
WANTED: Man accused of beating 60-old to death in Lower Garden District60-year-old to death in Lower Garden District Garret Ward, 25 (Source: NOPD)
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 12 hours ago
60-year-old to death in Lower Garden District Garret Ward, 25 (Source: NOPD) New Orleans police believe a 25-year-old Baton Rouge man is responsible for beating a 60-year-old man to death in the Lower Garden District. New Orleans police... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Witness said road rage in Joe McKnight case was 'tit-for-tat'60-year-old to death in Lower Garden District Garret Ward, 25 (Source: NOPD)
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 12 hours ago
60-year-old to death in Lower Garden District Garret Ward, 25 (Source: NOPD) New Orleans police believe a 25-year-old Baton Rouge man is responsible for beating a 60-year-old man to death in the Lower Garden District. New Orleans police... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Crash on Florida Blvd. at Lobdell Ave. leaves 1 deadOne person is dead after a crash in Baton Rouge on Tuesday. The Baton Rouge Po
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 12 hours ago
One person is dead after a crash in Baton Rouge on Tuesday. The Baton Rouge Police Department reported it happened on Florida Boulevard at Lobdell Avenue around 11 a.m. The victim's name has not been released. Investigators added there was a... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge officials hold news conference on fight against opioidsOn a mobile device? Click here to watch live. Baton Rouge officials will be ho
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 12 hours ago
On a mobile device? Click here to watch live. Baton Rouge officials will be holding a news conference Tuesday afternoon about the current opioid drug problem in the city-parish. Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome, East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Baton Rouge man sought in connection to St. Charles homicidepack of ribs and one pack of frozen fish by concealing the items in her purse,
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 13 hours ago
pack of ribs and one pack of frozen fish by concealing the items in her purse, according to the report. The next...more>> The... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Woman arrested twice in one weekend for theft, blames diabetespack of ribs and one pack of frozen fish by concealing the items in her purse,
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 13 hours ago
pack of ribs and one pack of frozen fish by concealing the items in her purse, according to the report. The next...more>> Baton Rouge man sought in connection to St. Charles homicideBaton Rouge man sought in connection to St. Charles homicide The... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
S&WB receives thousands of calls, hundreds still without waterpack of ribs and one pack of frozen fish by concealing the items in her purse,
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 13 hours ago
pack of ribs and one pack of frozen fish by concealing the items in her purse, according to the report. The next...more>> Baton Rouge man sought in connection to St. Charles homicideBaton Rouge man sought in connection to St. Charles homicide The... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Baton Rouge man wanted after deadly attack in Central City, police sayNEW ORLEANS - Police are looking for a Baton Rouge man who is accused of drunke
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 13 hours ago
NEW ORLEANS - Police are looking for a Baton Rouge man who is accused of drunkenly beating a man in Central City who later died from his injuries. According to the New Orleans Police Department, 25-year-old Garrett James Ward is wanted for the... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
I-10 West shut down for more than 9 hours due to crash involving 18-wheelerA fiery 18-wheeler crash shut down I-10 West for about nine hours Monday mornin
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 13 hours ago
A fiery 18-wheeler crash shut down I-10 West for about nine hours Monday morning between Baton Rouge and Lafayette. It happened on I-10 West just past Whiskey Bay on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge around 5 a.m. on January 22. Louisiana State Police... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Health care for the poor, TOPS funding in peril in proposed budgetfor the poor, TOPS funding in peril in proposed budget BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE)—
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 14 hours ago
for the poor, TOPS funding in peril in proposed budget BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE)—Governor Edwards said he had no choice but to propose a budget proposed for the new fiscal year that... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Kentucky high school shooter reportedly a student, 1 confirmed deadfor the poor, TOPS funding in peril in proposed budgetHealth care for the poor,
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 14 hours ago
for the poor, TOPS funding in peril in proposed budgetHealth care for the poor, TOPS funding in peril in proposed budget BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE)—Governor Edwards said he had no choice but to propose a budget proposed for the new fiscal year that... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
EBRSS kicks off third cycle of community forums to improve schoolsThe phrase "children are the future" may be a cliché, but it's true. That's wh
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 14 hours ago
The phrase "children are the future" may be a cliché, but it's true. That's why the East Baton Rouge Parish School System wants to work with the public to improve education for children. Tuesday kicks off a series of community forums. They're meant... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Coroner: Fetus found by sewerage workers was stillbornBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Officials in Louisiana say a fetus found by sewage work
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 16 hours ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Officials in Louisiana say a fetus found by sewage workers was a stillborn male. East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark determined Monday that the fetus found Saturday was a stillborn male. Clark says the fetus weighed 268 grams... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
ARRESTED: Man accused of choking girlfriend during argumentdispute turned himself in to police after seeing himself on WAFB, according to
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 18 hours ago
dispute turned himself in to police after seeing himself on WAFB, according to authorities. Lt. Donald Stone with Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers said Leroy Joseph McDowell III, 31, surrendered to the Baton Rouge Police Department on Monday,... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Supt. talks about future plans for EBR schoolsWhat’s the future for public schools in East Baton Rouge Parish? Superintendent
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 20 hours ago
What’s the future for public schools in East Baton Rouge Parish? Superintendent Warren Drake is set to talk about plans and ideas for the future a little later today. Liz Koh is live with a look ahead. Plus, it was an historic game for the Pelicans... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Autopsy results released for fetus found in sewer; mother urged to come forwardThe East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office has released the autopsy results o
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office has released the autopsy results on a fetus that was found in a sewer Saturday. Preliminary findings reflect it was a 268 gram male fetus with an estimated gestational age of 20 weeks. There was also no... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Autopsy results released for fetus found in sewer; mother urged to come forwardThe East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office has released the autopsy results o
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office has released the autopsy results on a fetus that was found in a sewer Saturday. Preliminary findings reflect it was a 268 gram male fetus with an estimated gestational age of 20 weeks. There was also no... Read more
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Daily Mail
Porn star Stormy Daniels' Instagram account is suspendedfor viewers as she sported nothing but a skimpy pink thong and feather boa pair
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
for viewers as she sported nothing but a skimpy pink thong and feather boa paired with black block heels. It seems the Baton Rouge-born Daniels is taking full advantage of her recent exposure after she made headlines for allegedly accepting... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Autopsy results released for fetus found in sewer; mother urged to come forwardThe East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office has released the autopsy results o
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office has released the autopsy results on a fetus that was found in a sewer Saturday. Preliminary findings reflect it was a 268 gram male fetus with an estimated gestational age of 20 weeks. There was also no... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Autopsy results released for fetus found in sewer; mother urged to come forwardThe East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office has released the autopsy results o
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office has released the autopsy results on a fetus that was found in a sewer Saturday. Preliminary findings reflect it was a 268 gram male fetus with an estimated gestational age of 20 weeks. There was also no... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
'But who did her hair?': Charlotte hairstylist's mugshot makes business boomgirls [asking for me to do their hair] from literally all over the world,” Year
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
girls [asking for me to do their hair] from literally all over the world,” Yearwood said. “New York, U.K., Canada, Memphis, Baton Rouge, Texas, Dubai.” Yearwood’s mugshot tweet has also received over 4,700 retweets and 9,100 likes on Twitter. “I... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Connecticut players starring for Division I teams across the nationa result, they’re getting a lot better.” Just look across the landscape, from
The Register Citizen / Posted yesterday
a result, they’re getting a lot better.” Just look across the landscape, from Long Island to Manhattan (Kansas), Boston to Baton Rouge, Quinnipiac to the Queen City, Connecticut players are thriving in the D-I ranks. Two of the top players in the... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Recently retired firefighter saves girl from house fireA recently retired Baton Rouge firefighter happened to be passing by a house fi
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
A recently retired Baton Rouge firefighter happened to be passing by a house fire Monday and saved a young girl who was trapped inside. Officials with the Baton Rouge Fire Department say firefighters arrived at the house in the 3500 block of... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Connecticut players starring for Division I teams across the nationa result, they’re getting a lot better.” Just look across the landscape, from
The Middletown Press / Posted yesterday
a result, they’re getting a lot better.” Just look across the landscape, from Long Island to Manhattan (Kansas), Boston to Baton Rouge, Quinnipiac to the Queen City, Connecticut players are thriving in the D-I ranks. Two of the top players in the... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Man already in jail for reportedly shooting aunt now charged in August murdertwo new charges of second degree murder and illegal use of a weapon in connecti
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
two new charges of second degree murder and illegal use of a weapon in connection with the killing of Chase. Gray is currently incarcerated at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison after he was arrested in December for reportedly shooting h... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge man arrested on 42 counts of vehicle burglaryA Baton Rouge man has been arrested on 42 charges of vehicle burglary after rep
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
A Baton Rouge man has been arrested on 42 charges of vehicle burglary after reportedly breaking into the same auto shop multiple times over the past month. The alleged burglaries happened between December 11, 2017 and January 21, 2018 at Hampton... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Gov. Edwards presents worst-case budget plannot Washington, D.C. There’s a majority in this legislature that want to fix th
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
not Washington, D.C. There’s a majority in this legislature that want to fix this cliff," he said. Sen. Regina Barrow, D-Baton Rouge, said she’s "angry" that those who rely on NOW and other healthcare waivers will have to come back yet again to... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Meeting to discuss potential railroad crossing closures rescheduledMany of those living in Baton Rouge want to know what the future will hold for
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
Many of those living in Baton Rouge want to know what the future will hold for several railroad crossings throughout the city. Louisiana leaders announced plans to either make changes to the crossings or get rid of them all together. On Thursday,... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
West Feliciana fire chief deputy laid to resthe meant to his department and to his community and his willingness to serve an
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
he meant to his department and to his community and his willingness to serve and give of himself to his community," said Baton Rouge Fire Deptartment Chief Ed Smith. Achord is a man remembered for dedicating his life to service, a man who is... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Contractor fraud allegations from August 2016 flood nearing 400 complaintsspanned multiple parishes and turned into major court cases, one being contract
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
spanned multiple parishes and turned into major court cases, one being contractor Matthew Morris, who is charged in East Baton Rouge Parish with four counts of residential contractor fraud. In Livingston Parish, he is charged with 51 counts, and... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Mayor announces job fair for former Sam's Club employees after location near Mall at Cortana closedto make sure employees can be transferred to other Sam's Club and Walmart store
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
to make sure employees can be transferred to other Sam's Club and Walmart stores in the area. On Monday, January 22, East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced a job fair is planned for those employees that were let go from... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Warrick Dunn Award celebrates standout high school footballersthe Year. The annual Sportsline Player of the Year Awards banquet will be held
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
the Year. The annual Sportsline Player of the Year Awards banquet will be held Monday, January 22 at L'auberge casino in Baton Rouge. WAFB will be live streaming the event starting at 7:45 p.m. Nominees and winners must display the productivity... Read more
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The News-Times
Connecticut players starring for Division I teams across the nationa result, they’re getting a lot better.” Just look across the landscape, from
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
a result, they’re getting a lot better.” Just look across the landscape, from Long Island to Manhattan (Kansas), Boston to Baton Rouge, Quinnipiac to the Queen City, Connecticut players are thriving in the D-I ranks. Two of the top players in the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Aggies looking for payback at LSU; freshman guard’s ankle in questionthink we’ll ever forget about him,” A&M coach Billy Kennedy said Monday, before
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
think we’ll ever forget about him,” A&M coach Billy Kennedy said Monday, before the Aggies loaded on a plane bound for Baton Rouge, La. That setback for A&M (13-6, 2-5) was the second of what turned out to be five straight losses to start SEC... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Autopsy results released for fetus found in sewerThe East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office has released the autopsy results o
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office has released the autopsy results on a fetus that was found in a sewer Saturday. Preliminary findings reflect it was a 268 gram male fetus with an estimated gestational age of 20 weeks. There was also no... Read more
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