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  1. Sold-out birthday bash for 90-year-old Louisiana ex-governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2011 file photo, former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards, 84, and his wife Trina Scott Edwards, 32, serve as honorary bartenders at Molly's On The Market Bar during a Press Club of New Orleans fu... . FILE - In this July 29, 2011 file photo, former Governor Edwin Edwards, right, kisses his new bride, Trina Grimes Scott, after a ceremony in the French Quarter in New Orleans, La.

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  2. Special summer camp empowers kids living with asthmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    When an Acadian Ambulance pulled up to Liberty Lagoon water park in Baton Rouge, it drew some curious stares from families heading into the facility. The kids it was there to serve, however, met the vehicle with smiles, eager to get on board.

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  3. Baton Rouge General plans to build neighborhood hospital in Ascension ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Officials said the 60,000 square foot neighborhood facility will be located near LA 73 and I-10 in Prairieville. They added it will include a 10-bed inpatient hospital, a lab, a 14-bed emergency room, physician practices, and office space.

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  4. Recovering Hope: A woman's journey through heroin addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    It was early January in 2014 when WAFB's Elizabeth Vowell met Arielle Butler and her mother, Donna. Both were exhausted and constantly fighting.

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  5. Baton Rouge advocates look to other city's opioid-fighting programs for inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Thomas Spikes is rebuilding his life after his addiction to heroin landed him in front of the police chief of his home town in Nashville, North Carolina. However, his next stop wasn't jail, it was rehab.

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  6. Officials advocate 'safe sleep' techniquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The East Baton Rouge Coroner's Office reports co-sleeping, or positional asphyxiation, is one of the leading causes of infant deaths. The National Institute of Health defines co-sleeping as , "when a parent and infant sleep in close proximity to one another, either on the same surface or on different surfaces.

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  7. Mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Virus in WBR ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The West Baton Rouge Mosquito Control submitted 74 samples for testing last week and says 11 samples tested positive for West Nile Virus. They say eight other districts in the state are also reporting positive results for WNV.

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  8. Two couples struggling to conceive win grants for in vitro fertilizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Two couples, one from Baton Rouge and one from Sulphur, have won grants to be used for in vitro fertilization from the clinic, Fertility Answers. Kaitlyn and Jared Guzzardo of Baton Rouge and Jordan and Daniel Allen of Sulphur have been struggling with infertility for years and are the winners of the grants.

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  9. 'Nothing's changed': Police shooting hangs over neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Little has changed in this poverty-stricken neighborhood since Sterling was shot by ... . In this June 27, 2017 photo, Ronald Smith gets on his bicycle after stopping at the Triple S Food Mart, where Alton Sterling was shot by police one year ago, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  10. Progress elusive in neighborhood rocked by police shootingRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A deadly police shooting in Louisiana's capital last summer cast a spotlight on the city's history of racial divisions and disparities. A year later, many residents and business owners who live and work near the scene of Alton Sterling's shooting remain frustrated by the lack of progress in the poverty-stricken Baton Rouge neighborhood.

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  11. Dangerous heat: Safety starts before you walk outsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    People living in South Louisiana are not surprised to feel the burn over Fourth of July weekend, but many often forget that the heat can be dangerous and sometimes deadly. "If you can avoid going outside in the heat, it's best to do so," said Brad Harris with Baton Rouge EMS.

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  12. Gunman who ambushed police left note, prayer, trail of rageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    FILE - In this July 17, 2016 file photo, Baton Rouge police respond to active shooter near Hammond Aire Shopping Center in Baton Rouge. Gavin Long fatally shot two police officers and a sheriff's deputy... BATON ROUGE, La.

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  13. The Latest: Graphic, videos detail Baton Rouge police ambushRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    FILE - In this July 17, 2016 file photo, Baton Rouge police respond to active shooter near Hammond Aire Shopping Center in Baton Rouge. Gavin Long fatally shot two police officers and a sheriff's deputy... BATON ROUGE, La.

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  14. District attorney issuing report on deadly attack on policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    FILE - In this July 17, 2016 file photo, Baton Rouge police respond to active shooter near Hammond Aire Shopping Center in Baton Rouge. Gavin Long fatally shot two police officers and a sheriff's deputy... BATON ROUGE, La.

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  15. Foundation to award about $24 million to fight racism in USRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    One of America's largest philanthropic foundations announced Wednesday that it will award about $24 million in grants to organizations in 13 cities and one state to help fight racism. The grants are part of a foundation program intended "to improve our ability as communities and as a country to see ourselves in each other, so that we can share a more equitable future for all children to thrive," said La June Montgomery Tabron, president and CEO of the Kellogg Foundation, founded by breakfast cereal pioneer Will Keith Kellogg.

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  16. Free HIV testing happening during 24-hour eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    June 27 is National HIV testing day. The organization wants to encourage people to get a test and make sure they know their status so that the disease doesn't spread.

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  17. APNewsBreak: Family sues over black man's shooting by policeRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The children of a black man killed by a white police officer in Louisiana's capital sued the city on Tuesday, claiming the shooting fit a pattern of racist behavior and excessive force by its police department. Attorneys for Alton Sterling's five children filed the wrongful death lawsuit in state court against the city of Baton Rouge, its police department and police chief and the two officers involved in last summer's deadly encounter.

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  18. APNewsBreak: Family sues in black man's shootingRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Relatives of a black man who was gunned down by a white police officer in Louisiana's capital sued the city on Tuesday, claiming the shooting fit a pattern of racist behavior and excessive force by its police force. Attorneys for Alton Sterling's five children filed the wrongful death lawsuit in state court against the city of Baton Rouge, its police department and police chief and the two officers involved in last summer's deadly encounter.

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  19. Ochsner opens doors to new cancer center, announces expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The cancer center is located at the Main Ochsner Medical center near Oneal Lane and I-12. It will offer chemotherapy and radiation among other treatments.

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  20. Special glove helps little girl's severe tremorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Tatiana Harlow, 9, has had a hard time doing simple tasks ever since she was born. Harlow has essential tremors, meaning her hands constantly shake.

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