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Trump says he’s eyeing Veterans’ Day for military parade

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WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is eyeing Veterans Day for a military parade but says he’ll scrap the idea if it can’t be done at a “reasonable cost.” Trump wasn’t asked to define “reasonable cost” during a telephone interview Saturday with Fox News Channel host Jeanine Pirro. But White House budget director Mick Mulvaney Read More

Active shooter training for New Orleans clergy held Saturday

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NEW ORLEANS- Members of the community gathered alongside church leaders Saturday in an effort to save lives. The New Orleans Police Department and Crimestoppers hosted a training session to help members of the clergy know what to do if an active shooter situation were to occur in church. “When this happens, wherever this happens, weather Read More

Animals receive check-ups during ‘National Dental Health Month’

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CINCINNATTI, OH- February is National Dental Health Month, and Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens is making sure their animals keep their oral hygiene in tip-top shape. The zoo posted photos to their Facebook page, showing the animals getting check-ups from dental hygienists.  Check out the adorable photos to see their pearly whites! Read More

Body awaiting cremation found 3 years later at funeral home

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) – A South Carolina coroner says the decomposed body of a woman whose family thought she had been cremated almost three years ago has been discovered at a funeral home. Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said his office was notified earlier this month by a former employee of First Family Funeral Home Read More

Man arrested for allegedly raping woman at gunpoint

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BATON ROUGE- A man arrested Friday has been accused of raping a woman at gunpoint. Anthony McNeely, 26, was charged with first-degree rape and illegal possession of stolen firearms. On Dec. 20, 2017, authorities were dispatched to the 5700 block of Stearns Street in response to a sexual assault call. The victim told authorities that an Read More

Gay parade permit sparks major debate in Mississippi

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Image: Bailey McDaniel, 22, an organizer with Starkville Pride, an LGBT support group is photographed Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 in Starkville, Miss. Starkville aldermen voted 4-3 to deny the event permit Tuesday. None of the aldermen who voted against the permit have explained their reasoning, via ABC News. STARKVILLE, Miss. – At first, the plan Read More

Woman rescued by firefighters from burning apartment overnight

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BATON ROUGE – Firefighters had to rescue a woman trapped inside her burning apartment in Old South Baton Rouge overnight. Firefighters found a fire coming from a unit in a complex in the 200 block of Roosevelt near Highland Road just after midnight. After being rescued, the woman was taken to the hospital to be Read More

Livingston Parish drivers coming around on roundabouts

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DENHAM SPRINGS – Livingston Parish’s latest traffic project is sending cars around and around. A new roundabout has opened in Denham Springs at the intersection of Cockerham and Lockhart Roads. “It keeps traffic flowing. You’re not sitting there waiting for your turn,” Make Nevels said. So far, drivers are giving it rave reviews. “It’s working Read More

Ticket prices not a factor for LSU baseball fans

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BATON ROUGE – Even though the weather doesn’t always hold up, the cost of going to an LSU baseball game stays pretty consistent week-to-week. But many devoted fans don’t look at the price, it’s the experience that gets them walking through the gates. “It’s cheap for the entertainment you get out here,” said Floyd Campbell, Read More

Teen battling cancer dies weeks after marrying girlfriend

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Photo: FOX 10 PLANT CITY, Fla. – A Florida teen who had been battling a rare form of cancer has died less than a month after marrying his high school sweetheart. Brittany Hails said on social media that her brother, 19-year-old Dustin Snyder, “got his wings” Friday. Snyder made national news last month when he Read More