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Les Miles
Kenny Kuhn
February 28, 2020 - 1:52 pm
Former LSU head coach Les Miles sold his South Baton Rouge home for $1.2 million.
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A general view of the Coaches trophy and National Championship trophy on stage prior to the LSU championship trophy presentation at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
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Amos Morale III
January 18, 2020 - 2:11 pm
LSU celebrated the Tigers' football national championship Saturday with a parade and rally on campus that drew thousands. Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome, Governor Jon Bel Edwards and SEC commissioner Greg Sankey were among the officials who honored the team. Quarterback Joe Burrow presented...
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Don Ames
November 23, 2019 - 8:53 am
If you’re feeling like you’ve got the flu, you’re not alone. The Centers for Disease Control says Louisiana ranks among the top three states reporting flu activity. Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas lead the nation in flu activity, according to a Walgreen's survey that ended last week. Lafayette...
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Chris Miller
October 08, 2019 - 9:46 pm
I-10 may be crowded this weekend, with Florida Gators fans headed for Baton Rouge, and the Who Dat Nation trekking to Jacksonville. LSU hosts Florida Saturday night. Both teams are in the AP Top 10, and the game is already drawing a lot of hype. ESPN will broadcast its College Gameday program live...
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Jim Hanzo
September 25, 2019 - 9:50 pm
Cops in Baton Rouge arrested eight people who they say were waving stolen guns and assault rifles around in public while filming a music video. It's reported that police seized 15 guns from the suspects, three of which turned out to be stolen. One caller reported seeing the group toting the weapons...
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Don Ames
September 22, 2019 - 8:21 am
Louisiana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is at an eleven-year low of 4.3 percent. The state gained 4,800 jobs over the month and 1,000 jobs over the year. Louisiana Workforce Commission Chief Economist Ali Bustamante says the numbers are really being driven by private sector employment. “...
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Don Ames
September 21, 2019 - 10:55 am
Today is National Seat Check Saturday, a chance for parents and caregivers to make sure their child safety seat is installed properly. Bridget Gardner, a Registered Nurse at University Medical Center New Orleans, says nine locations around the state will be staffed with child passenger safety...
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WWL Newsroom
September 14, 2019 - 3:33 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Football coaches say they never forget losses, as much as they might like to. The most unlikely and upsetting defeats become teaching points, and that is case as LSU coach Ed Orgeron prepares the fourth-ranked Tigers (2-0) for Saturday night's home date with a Northwestern...
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WWL Newsroom
August 25, 2019 - 1:16 pm
Louisiana state troopers say they had to use a Taser to take a fellow police officer into custody on a driving while intoxicated charge. Troopers say an officer pulled over a driver for speeding and an improper lane change on state Highway 42 in Baton Rouge around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. Troopers say...
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