January 2017 Editorials - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

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  • OUR TURN: North Baton Rouge ER

    OUR TURN: North Baton Rouge ER

    Tuesday, January 31 2017 11:23 AM EST2017-01-31 16:23:03 GMT

    Congratulations to state and local leaders, the people at Our Lady of the Lake, community organizers and everyone else who contributed to the outcome that is bringing a new emergency room to North Baton Rouge.

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    Congratulations to state and local leaders, the people at Our Lady of the Lake, community organizers and everyone else who contributed to the outcome that is bringing a new emergency room to North Baton Rouge.

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  • YOUR TURN: Stolen Rocking Chairs

    YOUR TURN: Stolen Rocking Chairs

    Friday, January 27 2017 11:25 AM EST2017-01-27 16:25:34 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Michelle Schroll, who left a thank you note for the WAFB news team on Facebook after our coverage of a story that impacted her family.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Michelle Schroll, who left a thank you note for the WAFB news team on Facebook after our coverage of a story that impacted her family.

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  • OUR TURN: Comite River Diversion Canal Project

    OUR TURN: Comite River Diversion Canal Project

    Tuesday, January 24 2017 12:30 PM EST2017-01-24 17:30:06 GMT

    The state’s legislative auditor last week completed his report on the status of the Comite River Diversion Canal project. This is a tale of woe which reveals the absolute worst about government efficiency.

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    The state’s legislative auditor last week completed his report on the status of the Comite River Diversion Canal project. This is a tale of woe which reveals the absolute worst about government efficiency.

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  • YOUR TURN: Richmond Attending Inauguration

    YOUR TURN: Richmond Attending Inauguration

    Friday, January 20 2017 10:31 AM EST2017-01-20 15:31:53 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Allison Raquel Kesner. Kesner and many other people reacted on our Facebook page this week to the story about Congressman Cedric’s Richmond’s decision to attend the inauguration of President Donald Trump.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Allison Raquel Kesner. Kesner and many other people reacted on our Facebook page this week to the story about Congressman Cedric’s Richmond’s decision to attend the inauguration of President Donald Trump.

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  • OUR TURN: Pedestrian Safety

    OUR TURN: Pedestrian Safety

    Tuesday, January 17 2017 12:24 PM EST2017-01-17 17:24:08 GMT

    We get sick of hearing about those lists that rank states and cities based on positive or negative attributes, especially the negative ones. Again last week, Louisiana found itself near the bottom of the list as it was called out as the third most dangerous state in the country for pedestrian safety.

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    We get sick of hearing about those lists that rank states and cities based on positive or negative attributes, especially the negative ones. Again last week, Louisiana found itself near the bottom of the list as it was called out as the third most dangerous state in the country for pedestrian safety.

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  • OUR TURN: Council on Aging Budget Problems

    OUR TURN: Council on Aging Budget Problems

    Tuesday, January 10 2017 12:10 PM EST2017-01-10 17:10:47 GMT

    In an investigation published in last week’s Business Report, Stephanie Riegel documented problems the Council on Aging has had before, during and after the election in which voters approved a tax to fund it.

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    In an investigation published in last week’s Business Report, Stephanie Riegel documented problems the Council on Aging has had before, during and after the election in which voters approved a tax to fund it.

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  • YOUR TURN: Walker and Denham Springs lawsuit

    YOUR TURN: Walker and Denham Springs lawsuit

    Friday, January 6 2017 12:21 PM EST2017-01-06 17:21:01 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Judith Sibley. Sibley and many other people reacted on our Facebook page this week to the story about the cities of Walker and Denham Springs suing the state over the concrete wall on the Interstate.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Judith Sibley. Sibley and many other people reacted on our Facebook page this week to the story about the cities of Walker and Denham Springs suing the state over the concrete wall on the Interstate.

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  • OUR TURN: Restructured pay plan for mayor-president

    OUR TURN: Restructured pay plan for mayor-president

    The East Baton Rouge Metro Council made the right call when it moved a year ago to restructure the pay plan for the next mayor-president. 

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    The East Baton Rouge Metro Council made the right call when it moved a year ago to restructure the pay plan for the next mayor-president. 

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