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  1. Radio host, former LSU basketball player accused of pushing wife into dresserRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WBRZ

    BATON ROUGE Deputies say a sports radio host and former LSU basketball player pushed his wife into a dresser Saturday morning. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, 59-year-old Jordy Hultberg was charged with domestic abuse battery and simple battery Saturday morning.

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  2. Louisiana summers: records fall as averages riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WBRZ

    Only halfway into meteorological summer, a discomforting warm temperature record has already fallen at New Orleans International Airport. 2016 has already brought 13 days where the daily minimum temperature has failed to drop below 80 degrees.

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  3. Better shot at boomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WBRZ

    Indications are that Friday will bring more scattered showers and thunderstorms. For this reason, high temperature forecasts have been pulled down by a degree or two into the low 90s.

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  4. Lsu DC Aranda headlines Lhsca coaches conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | WBRZ

    Dave Aranda says there's no magic fairy dust to success as a defensive coach: just getting players in the right places and focused on the right things. LSU's defensive coordinator's was a headline presenter on day one of the LSHCA convention at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge on Tuesday - Aranda spent an hour speaking to coaches about philosophy as well as X's and O's.

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  5. Pat Shingleton: "Weird Heat and Super Cool"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | WBRZ

    With 11 days left in the month and 63 days remaining in the summer season, few few reviews of weather occurrences. In Portugal on July 6, 1949, meteorological observers reported a temperature increase from 100 to 158 degrees in two minutes.

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  6. Congressman Garret Graves on Baton Rouge Police ShootingRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | WBRZ

    BATON ROUGE La. Congressman Garret Graves spoke to 2une In's John Pastorek on Monday morning to give his reaction to the shooting ambush that left three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers dead and three more injured on Sunday.

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  7. Fewer storms, more heat this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WBRZ

    A heat ridge is taking over the Central United States and will have an impact on Baton Rouge area weather this week. Look for Isolated showers and thunderstorms today, however with not as much areal coverage as over the weekend.

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  8. 4 out of 12 is badRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WBRZ

    Yesterday's lightning fatality is Baton Rouge was only one of many across the country this year. The first US lightning fatality of 2016 occurred in Larose, La.

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  9. DA to hold 11:30 news conference; WBRZ to stream liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WBRZ

    One by one, elected city leaders filed into the federal courthouse for a meeting with the Department of Justice Monday morning. >UPDATE: The DA's office will hold an 11:30 a.m. news conference on the Sterling investigation.

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  10. Details emerge on veteran linked to Dallas sniper shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WBRZ

    Micah Xavier Johnson was known by his family and neighbors as an "Army strong" veteran who served in Afghanistan and loved playground basketball back home in suburban Dallas. He's now known more widely as the 25-year-old armed suspect killed Friday just hours after five police officers were fatally shot and seven wounded after a downtown demonstration.

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  11. Contributions surpass $480,000 for shooting victim's familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | WBRZ

    An online appeal to raise college funds for the five children of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, man killed early Tuesday by police has surpassed $480,000 in less than a day. The campaign, posted on the Gofundme.com website , raised contributions for the family of Alton Sterling from some 13,000 donors in its first 23 hours.

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  12. Record warm mornings, high afternoon heat continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WBRZ

    For the second straight morning, temperatures did not dip below 82 degrees. That makes two straight days with a record maximum low temperature, each of which have tied the warmest low temperature, for any date, in Baton Rouge history.

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  13. Report: LSU's Alex Box the best place for baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | WBRZ

    Alex Box is the best place to catch collegiate baseball, but it's not the only ranking stadium in Louisiana. Scout.com recently ranked the top 50 - posting editors visited "and reviewed almost every ballpark in Division I college baseball" to compile the list.

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  14. Southern University unveils new football turfRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | WBRZ

    The Southern University Jaguars will take to a freshly surfaced stadium for their home opener at A.W. Mumford Stadium on Sept. 17. Construction crews are installing a new state-of-the-art turf as the final phase of stadium renovations gets underway ahead of the project's July 18 scheduled completion date.

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  15. Simmons awaits NBA Draft DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WBRZ

    BATON ROUGE For Ben Simmons, after the one-and-done of college basketball, the moment he has been thinking about for years is finally at hand. The specially designed suit will be put on; he will gather with family and friends, including LSU head coach Johnny Jones at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn Thursday to await the start of the 7 p.m. CT 2016 NBA Draft.

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  16. Summer starts this evening, and temperatures are normalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WBRZ

    Summer officially starts today at 5:34 p.m. and our temperatures are much more "typical" of a first week of summer in Louisiana. Expect more showers today, but more isolated than this weekend.

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  17. Fournette receives 2015-16 SEC Sportsmanship AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WBRZ

    LSU's record-setting running back, Leonard Fournette, has been named the men's recipient of the 2015-16 SEC Sportsmanship Award, according to a Thursday announcement from the league. Fournette joins the women's winner Lloydricia Cameron of the Florida track & field team and the Kentucky Wildcat Volleyball team and support staff as the winners of this year's award.

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  18. Heating up: More heat advisories could be issued ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | WBRZ

    For a heat advisory to be issued, the heat index has to rise to greater than 108 degrees for at least 2 hours. During that time, overheating and dehydration are possible and its recommended to wear light, loss clothes, drink plenty of fluids and do minimal activity.

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  19. Pat Shingleton: "The Ah-Choo Monkey"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | WBRZ

    A species of monkey, discovered and identified nine years ago resides in Northern Myanmar- formerly Burma. This particular species would experience weather difficulties in Baton Rouge.

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  20. Season over: Tigers eliminated by Coastal Carolina in Super RegionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | WBRZ

    BATON ROUGE The LSU Tiger baseball team lost 4-3 to Coastal Carolina in a must-win situation against Coastal Carolina on Sunday night in the NCAA's Baton Rouge Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium, ending the Tigers' season. LSU started junior left-handed pitcher Jared Poche on the mound on four days rest, the third time he's done that this season.

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