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  1. Company hosts 1st public forum on decade-old Gulf oil leakRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    For the first time in 11 years since oil started seeping at the site of a platform toppled during a hurricane, the company that owned the platform is publicly discussing its efforts to end the leak in the Gulf of Mexico. Wednesday's forum is a requirement of a court settlement that Taylor Energy Company reached in September with environmental groups, which accused the company of withholding information about the leak.

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  2. Suspect guilty of manslaughter in 2014 Bourbon St. gunfightRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A jury in New Orleans late Friday returned a guilty verdict in the trial of the only suspect arrested in a 2014 gunfight on Bourbon Street that left a bystander dead and nine other people wounded. Trung Le, 22, was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of 21-year-old Brittany Thomas, who was visiting New Orleans from Hammond, Louisiana.

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  3. Touching obituary goes viral after son's overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    It's not very often an obituary goes viral. A Baton Rouge mother is overwhelmed by the response to her words after getting hundreds of emails from around the country.

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  4. Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer. "It probably won't be cured in my lifetime, but I think it'll be cured in yours," President Barack Obama told a 4th-grader in Baton Rouge on Thursday.

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  5. Theater shooter thanks man accused of black church slayingsRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The gunman responsible for a deadly rampage inside a Louisiana movie theater last summer left a journal thanking the man accused of killing nine black people in a church. In a rambling, handwritten 40-page journal released by police Wednesday, John Russell Houser described Dylann Roof as "green but good."

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  6. Healthline: Cryoablation for A-FibRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A medical procedure new to Baton Rouge proves that it's not always a bad thing to be cold-hearted. This treatment for atrial fibrillation uses extreme cold to make the common cardiac condition disappear.

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  7. Healthline: The Healing SoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Anyone who spends all day on their feet knows how excruciating the pain can get, especially in the heel. The condition is called plantar fasciitis, and a Baton Rouge doctor recently launched a flip flop that she said works wonders in treating it.

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  8. Healthline: Spike in hoverboard injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The hottest gift of 2015 is also one of the most dangerous. Besides several reports of fires, hoverboards have another problem.

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  9. Healthline: Baton Rouge doctors disagree with mammogram guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Here's a question for women: Do you know the age at which you're supposed to begin annual mammograms? There are now three different sets of guidelines, and some local doctors say many patients are as confused as ever. Jennifer LeBlanc is not one of those patients.

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  10. Healthline: Obamacare deadlines approachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Time is running out to get health insurance that takes effect January 1st under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Here's a look at the important dates for this enrollment period and what's new this time around, including a much steeper penalty.

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  11. Healthline: Louisiana Key AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Learning to read is a rite of passage for school-age children, but this fundamental goal can be out of reach for students with dyslexia. A Baton Rouge charter school now in its third year helps those students overcome the disability.

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  12. Healthline: iFuse implants easing lower back painRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Behind flu-like symptoms, complaints of lower back pain are the second most common reason people see a doctor. A minimally invasive procedure called iFuse is helping to ease that pain for some patients.

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  13. Healthline: The Healthcare GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    It may be the one doctor's office where patients don't mind a wait, but The Healthcare Gallery is not a doctor's office per se. "We started off with a footprint of an art gallery, and figured out a way to see patients in it," co-founder Leone Elliott, Jr., M.D. said.

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  14. Survey: US gasoline prices up a penny over past 2 weeksRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg reports Sunday that the slight increase comes after prices previously fell 63 cents over 19 weeks. In the Lower 48 states, the highest average price of regular gasoline was $2.88 per gallon in Los Angeles.

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  15. Louisiana police arrest 2 officers in autistic boy's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    This booking photo provided by the Louisiana State Police shows Marksville City Marshal Derrick Stafford. Marshal Norris Greenhouse Jr. and Stafford were arrested on charges of second-degree murder and attempted second-... .

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  16. State police probe Marksville shooting that left child deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A 6-year-old boy was killed and his father critically wounded after marshals for a central-Loui... . This Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 image shows orange paint marking the spot where a 6-year-old boy was shot and killed Tuesday night by Ward 2 city marshals in Marksville, La.

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  17. Healthline: A silent killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Imagine a five-month recovery time knocked down to 24 hours. It's possible thanks to advances in minimally invasive, life-saving surgery.

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  18. Healthline: Find your patient portalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The phrase "seeing the doctor" doesn't have the same meaning it did 10 years ago. Technology has opened up a whole new frontier, and Louisiana is leading the charge to get more patients and doctors online.

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  19. Police: Handyman arrested in couple's killing, stole cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A handyman kidnapped and strangled a couple he worked for and stole tens of thousands of dollars from a safe in their home, Baton Rouge police said Wednesday. Ernesto Llerena Alonso, 42, of Baton Rouge, was arrested about 8 a.m. Wednesday in Hollywood, Florida, and will be extradited and booked with kidnapping and murder in the deaths of Denis Duplantier, 71, and Suzanne Duplantier, 70, Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie said in a news release.

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  20. Judge: Louisiana must fund Planned Parenthood for 14 daysRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Louisiana must continue providing Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics for 14 more days while a legal battle continues over Gov. Bobby Jindal's recent order to block the funding, a federal judge ruled. U.S. District Judge John deGravelles in Baton Rouge heard arguments Friday.

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