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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Driver dies after getting thrown from SUV as it flipped
Louisiana State Police said a man was killed after the SUV he was driving flipped and he was ejected early Monday morning.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
The Town Talk
Funding for Louisiana highways shrinkingFunding for Louisiana...
Funding for Louisiana highways shrinking Funding for Louisiana highways shrinking Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/08/31/funding-louisiana-highways-shrinking/14916879/ Louisiana drivers pay 20 cents in taxes for every gallon of gasoline and diesel they purchase, but funding for construction ... (more)
Huey P. Long look-alike crowned King for the day at annual event
Kingfish, meet Kingfishes: If you happened to be walking by Kingfish restaurant in the early eve of Saturday , the sight of dapper-dressed men who resemble Louisiana's 40th Governor, Huey P. Long was not a hallucination.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
King James and the Special Men at BJ's, plus more things to do in New Orleans on Labor Day
King James and the Special Men: tenor saxophonist Bruce Brackman, drummer Eric Heigle, pianist Casey McAllister, lead vocalist Jimmy "King James" Horn, bassist Robert Snow, baritone saxophonist Dominick Grillo and guitarist John "Porkchop" Rodli.
FedEx to build distribution center near Covington, bring in 800 new jobs
A 175,000 square-foot Federal Express distribution center bringing 800 new jobs to St. Tammany Parish will be built on 15 acres at a business park west of Covington , parish officials said.
Nine years post-Katrina, a recovery still in progress: Editorial
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina and the levee failures , many of the physical scars from the disaster are fading.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Frank Marullo, Louisiana's longest-serving judge, heads to court in dispute over his age
STAFF PHOTO BY ALEX BRANDONJudge Frank Marullo, left, shakes hands with an old friend Ralph Miller far right, as he is surprised with a party to mark his 30 years on the bench at Gallier Hall in New Orleans on Wednesday Oct. 20, 2004.
New Orleans area veterans get 3 town halls next week: What questions do you want addressed?
Willie Brice, chairman of the St. Tammany Parish Veterans and Military Affairs Advisory Council, salutes during the National Anthem as the Robert H. Burns American Legion Post 16 family held a Veterans Day program, at the St. Tammany Justice Center in Covington in November.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
La. shrimpers encouraged to report Asian tiger prawn catches
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is aware of and constantly monitoring the presence of Asian tiger prawns, a non-native species, in Louisiana waters.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
WWL-TV New Orleans
Candidates debate for DA job in St. Tammany, Washington parishes
Four of the five candidates for the next district attorney of St. Tammany and Washington parishes used Tuesday night's debate to tell the public why the right choice is them.
Experts: Suicide of handcuffed man in squad car a rare, but not unusual, circumstance
The State Police investigation and the full autopsy report on Victor White III, whose death while handcuffed in the rear of a police car has been ruled a suicide by the Iberia Parish coroner, should provide more clarity into why the 22-year-old had a gun after he was searched and arrested, experts said Tuesday.
New Orleans-area construction contracts down in July despite non-residential uptick
A $1.5 million roundabout at La. 1085 and Ochsner Boulevard near Covington is in the final stages of construction on Aug. 11, 2014.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Tropics reaching peak
Posted: Aug 25, 2014 11:27 AM by Meteorologist Robert Gauthreaux III Updated: Aug 25, 2014 11:27 AM Source: Thus far, as forecasted, the tropical season has been relatively quiet.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Tech magnate a reminder of the ice bucket's cause
Tech magnate a reminder of the ice bucket's cause Bobby Rawle died of ALS in 2011, but his friends remember his contributions and his fight.
Ask The Advocate: Keeping the faith in prison
Photo provided by the La. Department of Public Safety and Corrections -- Bishop Robert Muench celebrates Mass at Dixon Correctional Institute.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Town Talk
Incumbents have strong showing in Central LouisianaIncumbents have...
Incumbents have strong showing in Central Louisiana Several incumbents assured of re-election after drawing no opponents in fall elections.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
St. Bernard District Attorney Jack Rowley's reign to end after more than three decades
For the first time in more than three decades, St. Bernard Parish will elect a new district attorney this fall as incumbent Jack Rowley did not sign up for the Nov. 4 race.
Hottest weekend of the year?
Posted: Aug 22, 2014 9:39 AM by Meteorologist Robert Gauthreaux III Updated: Aug 22, 2014 7:39 AM Source: Relatively speaking, we've been on the cool side this year, but with temperatures reaching the upper 90s, we are looking at the hottest weekend of the year thus far.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Search committee to pick NSU finalists
A search committee will name finalists for the Northwestern State University presidentcy from a group of 12 candidates this afternoon.