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  1. APR scores show money remains big factor in college sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | Fox News

    The NCAA's latest Academic Progress Rate numbers, released Wednesday, show that schools with less money continue to play catch-up even as athletes remain in school and work toward degrees at record rates. Of the 68 Division I teams falling below the 930 cutline, 81 percent were described as "low-resource" institutions, 85 percent were historically black colleges and universities, and 22 of the 23 teams facing postseason bans also were HBCUs.

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  2. Louisiana Dem Gov. Edwards warns: Agree to proposed tax hikes or LSU football could be sackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Fox News

    FILE: Nov. 11, 2015: Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards when he was running for the post, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. REUTERS Louisiana Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards is suggesting the legendary Louisiana State University football team's 2016 season might be canceled -- and other doomsday consequences -- unless the GOP-led legislature swiftly passes a package of tax increases to help close a looming $940 million budget shortfall.

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  3. Louisiana Dem Gov. Edwards warns: Agree to proposed tax hikes or LSU football could be sackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | Fox News

    FILE: Nov. 11, 2015: Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards when he was running for the post, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. REUTERS Louisiana Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards is suggesting the legendary Louisiana State University football team's 2016 season might be canceled -- and other doomsday consequences -- unless the GOP-legislature swiftly passes a package of tax increases to help close a looming $940 million budget shortfall.

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  4. 2 dead, 4 hurt in shooting after Mississippi Mardi Gras parade, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | Fox News

    South Mississippi police say a shooting after a Mardi Gras parade in Pass Christian has left two people dead and four others wounded. "It's chaos," he told The Sun Herald .

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  5. Set in Stone Nola can Ko Confederate statues, but critics resistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | Fox News

    A controversial plan to remove four public monuments related to the confederacy in the city of New Orleans is one step closer to happening after a judge denied a request for a temporary restraining order by local preservationists. A judge ruled Tuesday that New Orleans can move forward with plans to take down its storied Confederate monuments, but the job is big, and won't be easy.

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  6. 'Chef' star, 9, hunts gatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | Fox News

    The pig-tailed fourth grader - and finalist on the fourth season of "MasterChef Junior" - is a seasoned angler, sets up crawfish nets in the bayou behind her Baton Rouge, Louisiana home and enjoys hunting alligators with her family. "My first time hunting a gator, I shot him but then I felt really bad for some reason," she tells FOX411.

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  7. Appeals court rules Louisiana can try 'Angola 3' inmate a third time for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Fox News

    Feb. 12, 2015: In this image made from video and released by WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge, Albert Woodfox walks into a courthouse in Louisiana. A federal appeals court on Tuesday temporarily blocked the release of Woodfox, the last of the Angola Three inmates who spent decades in isolation after forming a Black Panther Party to protest prison conditions.

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  8. 'Chase Excellence and the Dollars Will Take Care of Themselves'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Fox News

    The most valuable business and life advice I ever received came from an unlikely source in an impromptu moment. In 1994, one of my best friends from college worked for the New Jersey Nets and the franchise brought in football coaching icon Lou Holtz to speak to the organization.

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  9. NCAA allows Leonard Fournette to auction jersey for South Carolina flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | Fox News

    Oct. 10, 2015: LSU running back Leonard Fournette stiff arms South Carolina linebacker Skai Moore during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La. Leonard Fournette can auction the purple No.

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  10. Authorities say 3 brothers, man killed in apparent murder-suicide near Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2015 | Fox News

    Authorities say three brothers were shot to death by a man who then killed himself in a rural area outside Baton Rouge early Sunday. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office says the men were found dead in a driveway after an argument broke out at about 12:30 a.m. Sheriff's office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks told the Advocate that the men were watching football and listening to music at a neighbor's house when they got into an argument over the music.

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  11. State corrections officer accused of rape of inmate at a hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2015 | Fox News

    A state corrections officer has been arrested for the rape of an inmate who was taken to the hospital back in May. WBRZ-TV reports 58-year-old Michael Gaiter was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of aggravated rape and malfeasance in office Wednesday. It was unknown if he has an attorney.

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  12. Louisiana asking US appeals court to keep 'Angola Three' inmate locked up in 1972 killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Fox News

    Louisiana attorneys are set to ask a federal appeals court Wednesday to block the release of longtime state inmate Albert Woodfox and allow prosecutors to try him a third time in the 1972 death of a prison guard. Woodfox is the last still-incarcerated member of a group that supporters dubbed the "Angola Three" for their decades-long stays in isolation at the Louisiana Penitentiary at Angola and other state prisons.

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  13. After 32 years, 76-year-old energy exec still waiting on the fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | Fox News

    When Sidney Longwell submitted an application for a permit to drill on federal land in northwest Montana in 1983, Ronald Reagan was in his first term in office, Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" was at the top of the pop charts and John Elway was a rookie quarterback for the Denver Broncos. Now, 32 years later, Longwell is 76, living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and still waiting for the federal government to make a decision.

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  14. Miss USA pageant trying to move focus away from Trump and toward contestantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | Fox News

    For weeks the Miss USA pageant has been overshadowed by comments made by Donald Trump denigrating Mexican immigrants. But as women from across the country take the stage Sunday, organizers hope the focus will finally shift to the talented women taking part in the 63rd annual contest.

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  15. Trump's comments on immigrants 'hard to hear' for Miss USA contestants but show must go onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Fox News

    Controversy continues to surround presidential candidate Donald Trump's comments painting Mexican immigrants as criminals, but the women taking part in the upcoming Miss USA pageant Trump co-owns say the show must go on. Several Hispanic candidates and one immigrant from Albania taking part in the contest sat down with The Associated Press to discuss the pageant and Trump's comments.

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  16. Help Wanted: Miss USA hostRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Fox News

    While many got to spend the long 4th of July weekend celebrating with friends and family, it looks like those who are in charge of organizing the 2015 Miss USA pageant didn't get a break at all. Sources tell ET that the producers of Miss USA and execs at the Reelz channel are working overtime to try and find replacement hosts after MSNBC news anchor Thomas Roberts and Dancing With the Stars ' Cheryl Burke dropped out of hosting the pageant last week.

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  17. Reelz channel will air Miss USA pageant, but who will host it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Fox News

    The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel. In a statement Thursday, Reelz CEO Stan E. Hubbard said the cable and satellite channel acquired the rights because of a belief that the pageant and the women who compete in it "are an integral part of American tradition."

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  18. Miss Universe pageant declares the show must go on, but will anyone see it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Fox News

    What are the 51 state beauty pageant winners gearing up for July 12's Miss USA pageant going to do now? NBC dumped Donald Trump on Monday and said the network would not be involved with - or even air - their jointly-owned Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants. The Miss Universe Organization said in a statement sent to FOX411 the organization is "built on a foundation of inclusion" and they are "disheartened" by the recent events, but the show must go on.

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