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  1. Italy probes whether negligence played role in quake tollRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Italians bid farewell Saturday to victims of the devastating earthquake that struck a mountainous regi... . Firefighters operate a drone to survey damages in the church of the village of Cossito, central Italy, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016.

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  2. NYPD: Reports of shots fired at JFK, officers respondingRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 14 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The New York Police Department says officers are responding to John F. Kennedy International Airport following reports of shots fired. The New York Police Department says officers are responding to John F. Kennedy International Airport following reports of shots fired.

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  3. Rising floodwater leaves thousands homeless in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says more than 1,000 people i... . Residents, who evacuated their homes, drive on U.S. Route 190 in Hammond, La., where flood waters inundated homes after heavy rains in the region Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016.

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  4. 3 killed, thousands rescued in southeast Louisiana floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says more than 1,000 people i... . Residents, who evacuated their homes, drive on U.S. Route 190 in Hammond, La., where flood waters inundated homes after heavy rains in the region Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016.

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  5. Trump, by Trump: Ivanka Trump's dress in the spotlightRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    It was a moment the head of any fashion label hopes for: A presidential candidate's daughter wears the brand's dress as she introduces him to accept the nomination. The speaker was Ivanka Trump, the sleeveless studded sheath came from her own line, and the candidate she spoke about was her father.

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  6. The Latest: Obama: Slayings a reminder of risk officers takeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Millville, N.J., Police Chaplain Bob Ossler prays and weeps with a local resident as she places flowers on a memorial at the B-Quik gas station on Monday, July 18, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La. A former... .

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  7. Increase in threats reported at US abortion clinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Threats and violence directed at U.S. abortion clinics increased sharply in 2015, according to the National Abortion Federation, which attributed the surge to the release of undercover videos intended to discredit Planned Parenthood. "In my more than 20 years with NAF, I have not seen such an escalation of hate speech, threats and calls to action against abortion providers," said Vicki Saporta, the federation's CEO.

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  8. AP News Guide: No shakeup in 2016 race despite underdog winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Curtis Ayotte, former chairman of the Kennebec County Republican Party, directs an overflow crowd waiting to get in to cast their votes at a Republican caucus Saturday, March 5, 2016, in Chelsea, Maine. . A voter casts her secret ballot at a Republican caucus Saturday, March 5, 2016, in Chelsea, Maine.

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  9. Things to know about the Oregon wildlife refuge occupationRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    An occupation by armed protesters of a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon started out with demands that two jailed ranchers be freed and that the federal government relinquish 300 square miles to local control for ranching, mining, logging and other uses. It has stretched on for more than a month.

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  10. Key events in the occupation of the Oregon wildlife refugeRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Dwight Hammond, 73, and his son Steven Hammond, 46, said they lit fires on federal land to reduce the growth of invasive plants and protect their property from wildfires. They were convicted and served a year or less.

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  11. The Latest: Phoenix council replaces prayer with silenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The Phoenix counc... . FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2015 file photo, a Satanic Temple of Seattle member who gave her name as Dice wears horns as its members gather outside a football game in Bremerton, Wash.

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  12. Things to know about the Oregon wildlife refuge occupationRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A monthlong occupation by armed protesters of a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon started out with demands that two jailed ranchers be freed and that the federal government relinquish 300 square miles to local control for ranching, mining, logging and other uses. It has since led to the arrest of the occupation leader and others and the fatal police shooting of one group member during a confrontation with authorities.

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  13. Denver jail death puts new light on common restraint tacticRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2015 file photo, a still frame from surveillance video at Denver's Downtown Detention Center, released by the Denver Department of Safety via the law fi... DENVER - The death of a 112-pound jail inmate who choked on his own vomit and suffocated after Denver sheriff's deputies restrained him during a psychotic episode is drawing new attention to the way he was subdued: face-down on his stomach with five deputies holding him to the floor. Experts warn the common but risky police tactic of restraining someone in a prone position can be lethal, especially on those with medical problems and the mentally ill, whose distress is sometimes confused with resistance.

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  14. Manslaughter charges dropped for BP supervisors in oil spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    FILE - In a Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 file photo, Donald Vidrine, a BP well site leader from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion, stands with his attorneys outside Federal Court after being arraigned on manslaughter ... NEW ORLEANS - The Gulf of Mexico rig explosion that killed 11 workers and unleashed the nation's worst offshore oil spill also led to criminal charges against four BP employees, who faced prison time if convicted. But the Justice Department's decision to drop manslaughter charges against two BP rig supervisors makes it increasingly likely that nobody will spend a day behind bars for crimes associated with the deadly disaster.

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  15. Despite oil bust, Texas prepares more students for oil jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    In Texas, education officials are gearing up to prepare more young people for the oi... . A student runs down the hallway between classes at Houston Energy Institute High School Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Houston.

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  16. Seattle gives cash to turn average Joe into political playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    In this Nov. 12, 2015 photo, Alan Durning, author of an initiative passed by Seattle voters that created the nation's first voucher system for campaign contributions, poses for a photo in his office in Seattle while holding an... SEATTLE - Many voters don't have the money to donate to political candidates or don't care enough to bother. But what if the government gave them $100 to dole out as they saw fit? That's the experiment underway in Seattle after voters this month adopted the nation's first voucher system for campaign contributions.

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