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  1. Youth Summit and Job Fair set for March 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Calcasieu Workforce Center will host its annual Youth Summit/Job Fair from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 28, on the second and third floors of the Lake Charles Civic Center, 900 Lakeshore Dr. The job fair connects students, ages 16-24, to employers, resources and post-secondary education and training avenues to help them prepare for the job force. There will be several workshops including ones on work readiness, economic growth and occupations in demand in Southwest Louisiana.

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  2. Area cleared after two 18-wheelers crash on I-35Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    State Representative Clay Higgins, R, spoke on the floor of the U.S. House Monday, honoring East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputy Sgt. Shawn Anderson, who was killed in the line of duty Saturday night.

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  3. One person dies in early morning fire at Zachary homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    According to officials with the Zachary Fire Department, firefighters were called to the scene at roughly 6 a.m. Tuesday. When firefighters arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames.

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  4. 71-year-old man drowns while fishing in Toledo Bend on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A Sabine Parish man accidentally drowned while fishing at Toledo Bend Monday afternoon, according to the Sabine Parish Coroner's Office. The Sabine Parish Sheriff's Office received a call about a missing fisherman about 4:30 p.m. His boat was found in the Pirate's Cover area, said Ron Rivers, assistant coroner.

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  5. Three people wounded after early morning shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the shooting happened at roughly 1 a.m. Tuesday morning on Dawson Drive. A Sabine Parish man accidentally drowned while fishing at Toledo Bend Monday afternoon, according to the Sabine Parish Coroner's Office.

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  6. Senate approves budget plan with fewer cuts, more Rainy Day dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Members of the Louisiana Senate passed a budget cut proposal relying on more "Rainy Day Fund" dollars than their colleagues in the House. The bill was amended on the Senate floor to use $99 million of those state savings.

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  7. Louisiana agency heads react to House budget cut planRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A day after House lawmakers advanced a budget cuts plan, Louisiana agency leaders painted a bleak picture as to what the impact could be on the state. LeBlanc said that under the plan passed by the House, he would be forced to make a painful decision: let go of 400 employees or potentially release more than 2,000 prisoners.

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  8. Louisiana sees spike in FAFSA applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Before any student can receive financial aid for college, they have to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. "I have a good GPA," said Taylor.

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  9. Baton Rouge Day Reporting Center helping former inmates transition into communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The State of Louisiana is known for handing out hard prison sentences, and after getting out, many former inmates may end up back behind bars. The Baton Rouge Day Reporting Center, which opened in March of 2015, is designed to keep that from happening.

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  10. Will Smith played ten seasons for the Saints.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A Lake Charles man convicted of manslaughter in the 2014 beating death of his girlfriend was sentenced today to 30 years in prison. Mario Jamal Viltz, 36, was convicted in July.

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  11. Heart of Louisiana: Hadacol cured what ailed youRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Its name was Hadacol, and it became a part of American pop culture in 1950, with songs like the Hadacol Boogie and super hero Captain Hadacol. The cure-all liquid contained vitamins, minerals and 12 percent alcohol.

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  12. Citing competition, economy, Brookshire's announces layoff of 85 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Brookshire Grocery Company confirmed Tuesday that their workforce will be decreased by dozens of employees. In a statement Tuesday, Communications Manager Ellen Reynolds said that due to significant competitive pressures and unfavorable economic conditions, there will be a workforce reduction within the company.

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  13. Donna Leblanc with her daughter Carli JoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A deputy with the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office was killed in a double murder-suicide in Pointe Coupee Parish on Tuesday. Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff Bud Torres said Deputy Donna Leblanc of WBRSO and her 21-year-old daughter, Carli Jo, were killed in the shooting.

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  14. West Baton Rouge deputy killed in Pointe Coupee double murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A West Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputy was killed in a double murder-suicide in Pointe Coupee Parish. Officials have identified the suspected shooter as Gregory Phillips.

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  15. Reeves man dies when his pickup crashes into treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Chester Cormier, Sr., 75, died in the single-vehicle crash, which happened about 4:30 p.m. on US 90 in Allen Parish. According to Sgt.

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  16. Baton Rouge flood relief concert raises more than $800,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    MONTGOMERY, AL The star-studded Louisiana Rising: A Benefit Concert for Flood Relief has raised more than $800,000 for American Red Cross Louisiana Flood Relief, and donations are still being counted. The concert Raycom Media presented live on Monday night from Baton Rouge's River Center Theater featured co-hosts Harry Connick Jr. and Randy Jackson.

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  17. Deputies arrest man suspected of raping childRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Sheriff Leland Falcon said deputies investigated an alleged rape in the Belle Rose area that LeBlanc is suspected of committing. Woodrow Karey will not go to trial on Sept.

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  18. Raycom Media's Louisiana flood relief telethon concert aired nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Raycom Media presented Louisiana Rising: A Benefit Concert for Flood Relief on Labor Day, September 5, 2016, from 7 to 9 p.m. The concert was broadcasted live across all Raycom Media television stations which reach more than 14 percent of U.S. television households and will be carried nationally on Bounce TV. "Saddened by the devastating tragedies that keep affecting my Louisiana," said Randy Jackson, who was born and raised in Baton Rouge.

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  19. Louisiana Rising Benefit ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The lineup for who is performing, where and how to watch has grown into an impressive list of stars contributing their talent and broadcasters donating their resources. Louisiana Rising: A Benefit Concert for Flood Relief is being presented by Raycom Media LIVE on Labor Day, September 5, 2016, from 7-9 PM .

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  20. AG Jeff Landry about price gouging, flood scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Ascension, East Feliciana and Pointe Coupee parishes were added to the federal disaster declaration list. Five parishes in the Acadiana area were also added.

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