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  1. Health chief: LSU deals expected to win approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Louisiana's health secretary says she expects the state to receive federal approval this week for LSU hospital privatization contracts rewritten by Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration. Health and Hospitals Secretary Kathy Kliebert told state senators Monday that she's been encouraged in conversations with the federal Medicaid agency that the rewritten deals won't hit any roadblocks.

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  2. 2 clinics ask to drop suit against La abortion lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Attorney Ellie Schilling says cost is the only reason for the request. It was filed Friday for Delta Clinic of Baton Rouge, Women's Health Care Center in New Orleans and a doctor at each.

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  3. Roadside accident in Shreveport kills Landrieu campaignerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Landrieu noted the death Saturday night during her concession speech after losing her bid for re-election to Rep. Bill Cassidy. KTBS-TV reported identified the victim as 23-year-old Sedestini Monette Fields.

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  4. Search on for suspect in shooting of 3-year-old Shreveport girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Shreveport police say the 3-year-old child rushed to University Health by relatives just before noon had been shot in the head. The shooting is reported to have happened at a home in the 2700 block of Devaughn St. Officers were called to the hospital around Noon, after the little girl arrived there.

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  5. VIDEO: Baton Rouge firefighter proposes with flash mob at Mall of LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    After weeks of planning and practicing, a Baton Rouge Firefighter got down on one knee and proposed to the love of his life in front of a crowded Louisiana mall. About a month ago, 29-year-old Bryan Moncrief began planning his proposal to 24-year-old Myranda Adams.

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  6. Landrieu, Cassidy, Maness face off in debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    For the first time, three leading candidates running for the Louisiana Senate seat faced off in a debate at Centenary College in Shreveport. The debate was televised by Louisiana Public Broadcasting.

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  7. Jindal declares emergency because of weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Gov. Bobby Jindal has declared a state of emergency as severe weather moves across Louisiana ahead of a cold front, downing trees and power lines and leaving thousands without electricity. The National Weather Service in Shreveport says Monday's storms brought high winds and rain over much of north Louisiana.

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  8. 11 busted in undercover Shreveport prostitution stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit teamed up with other agencies for the undercover operation targeting prostitution, human trafficking, and child exploitation in Shreveport September 24 and 25. Louisiana State Police say eight prostitutes, one pimp, and two child predators were arrested. The child predators are accused of planning to have sex with a 13-year-old child.

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  9. Body of man knocked off bridge over Red River recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The body of a man missing since he was knocked off the Shreveport-Barksdale Bridge into the Red River has been recovered in the Red River. Bossier City spokesperson Mark Natale says the body has been positively identified as 23-year-old Kevin DeLeon.

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  10. LSU Fall enrollment increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    LSU has brought in one of the largest freshman classes in the university's history and overall enrollment increased to more than 30,000 students for the first time since 2005. LSU's fall 2014 freshman class is composed of 5,655 students, making it the third largest class since the university implemented admission standards in 1988.

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  11. Cassidy agrees to 2 TV debates in the Senate raceRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bill Cassidy has agreed to two statewide TV debates against Democratic incumbent Mary Landrieu and tea party favorite Rob Maness in advance of the Nov. 4 election, fewer than the senator sought. The GOP congressman's spokesman John Cummins said Wednesday that Cassidy will face off with Landrieu and Maness twice, on Oct. 14 in Shreveport and Oct. 29 in Baton Rouge.

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  12. Shreveport teen jailed after shooting himself accidentallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A local teenager is nursing a gunshot wound behind bars, after police say he shot himself while playing around with a gun.

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