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  1. Paraplegic adventure athlete refuses to slow downRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | WBRZ

    Mark Wellman was paralyzed in a mountain climbing accident, but he hasn't let that stop him from doing what he loves. He visited the Baton Rouge Rehab Center Tuesday and climbed a rock wall to show what you can do if you put your mind to it.

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  2. Laugh away bullying, hate at the No Hate Comedy DateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | WBRZ

    They've invited famous acts Lady Bunny and Coco Peru to come to Baton Rouge and perform at the Manship Theatre Saturday night. Organizers believe comedy is the perfect avenue to get their message across.

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  3. Texas governor to campaign with GOP candidate Bill CassidyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | WBRZ

    Add Texas Gov. Rick Perry's name to the list of possible Republican presidential candidates flooding the campaign trail for GOP Senate candidate Bill Cassidy. Perry is scheduled to attend three early voting rallies with Cassidy next week, on Tuesday in Lafayette, Baton Rouge and Covington.

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  4. 23-year-old accused of sex with middle schoolerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WBRZ

    Sex crime investigators accused a Baton Rouge man this week of having sex with a middle school student this past summer. Investigators said the victim told detectives the encounter with Jones happened in late June or early July.

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  5. Pot left on stove causes Chippewa Street fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WBRZ

    Investigators traced the cause of a fire that broke out at a house in the 3000 block of Chippewa Street on Wednesday morning was caused by a pot, left on the stove unattended. Baton Rouge firefighters responded to the fire shortly before 5:30 a.m. to find fire coming from the front of the house.

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  6. New mentoring program helps students STEMUpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WBRZ

    Hundreds of students have the chance to be part of a program that helps them with science, technology, engineering and math. Janet Pace with the Foundation for EBRSS and Nancy Stich from Capital one stopped by 2une In to tell you how you can help them STEMUp.

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  7. Suspect in high school coach's death surrendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WBRZ

    A man wanted for the murder of a high school football coach turned himself into Baton Rouge Police Tuesday evening. Kendric Cloud, 25, is charged with second-degree murder, and faces weapons charges over the shooting death of Juan Joseph.

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  8. House sends bill approving oil pipeline to SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WBRZ

    The Republican-controlled House has sent the Senate a bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The House voted Friday 252-161 on a bill sponsored by Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana in a bid to boost his chances to take over Louisiana's Senate seat from Democrat Mary Landrieu.

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  9. 'Coyote' human smuggler indicted in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WBRZ

    The U. S. Attorney's Office in Baton Rouge said a federal grand jury indicted a man for smuggling undocumented Mexican residents into the country last month. The indictment accused 27-year-old Sabino Guerrero-Estrada of transporting migrants illegally within the U.S. for commercial or private financial gain.

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  10. EBR Christmas Crusade applications being takenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WBRZ

    The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said deputies will start taking applications next week for their annual Christmas Crusade. The program was started in 1988 to help make sure thousands of children in need each year get toys and other gifts for the holidays.

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  11. State plans precautionary detour near sinkholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WBRZ

    State leaders have a $10 million plan in place in case the Bayou Corne sinkhole expands near Louisiana Highway 70. The sinkhole is about 1,000 feet from the highway right now. The majority of Bayou Corne residents parted ways after the sinkhole swallowed up 37 acres of land.

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  12. Weekend: begins freezing, ends soakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WBRZ

    Posted: Nov 14, 2014 8:23 AM by Meteorologist Josh Eachus Updated: Nov 14, 2014 8:23 AM Source: WBRZ Weather Center After slipping below the freezing mark for several hours on Friday Morning, the Baton Rouge area can expect a similar start to the weekend. Low temperatures hovered around 30 from 3am - 7am, up about 3 from the forecast low of 27 and therefore not a record setting chill for the date.

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  13. Enjoy Cocktails in the GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WBRZ

    The AgCenter usually focuses on research and education about the plants in the garden, but Friday night is about dancing, fancy attire and cocktails. Cocktails in the Garden is a new non-profit fundraising event of the Botanic Gardens.

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  14. Account set up to help injured LSUPD officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | WBRZ

    The LSU Police Department said Thursday that funds have been created to help an officer who was hit by a car while working the university football game Saturday. Officials said a car hit Sergent Chris Gresham as he escorted a motorcade of University of Alabama's officials and team doctors to the airport.

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  15. The five most dangerous intersections in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | WBRZ

    Car accidents never have good timing. We can pinpoint the 5 most dangerous intersections in Baton Rouge.

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  16. Early morning fire ruled arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | WBRZ

    The fire happened around 4:20 a.m. at a vacant home at 491 Tusacloosa Avenue. Firefighters said the home was fully engulfed when they arrived.

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  17. BRPD: Man stabbed, mugged overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | WBRZ

    Police said they're investigating a stabbing overnight where the victim was mugged by a group of men in north Baton Rouge. Investigators said it happened around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday while the victim was walking in the 3400 block of Sycamore Street.

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  18. Search for arsonist after fire destroys Baton Rouge homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | WBRZ

    Firefighters were called to the blaze in the 400-block of Tuscaloosa St. just before 4:30 a.m. The entire building was engulfed in flames by the time they arrived. Crews stopped it from spreading to the neighboring building, but the home where the fire started was destroyed.

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  19. Explore career options, campus life at BRCC Open HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | WBRZ

    If you are looking for unique educational opportunities or trying to take the next step in your career, Baton Rouge Community College is looking for you. You can get more information about BRCC Saturday at their Open House.

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  20. Potentially record setting freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | WBRZ

    Posted: Nov 13, 2014 7:36 AM by Meteorologist Josh Eachus Updated: Nov 13, 2014 7:36 AM Source: WBRZ Weather Center In Memphis, the earliest measurable snowfall on record was recorded on Wednesday Night as 0.1'' fell. For Little Rock, it was the first time flakes flew this early since 1993.

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