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  • YOUR TURN: Donna Britt

    YOUR TURN: Donna Britt

    Friday, July 28 2017 11:08 AM EDT2017-07-28 15:08:55 GMT
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    The Your Turn segment this week concerns one of our own, our evening news anchor Donna Britt, who shared this week that she has been diagnosed with the disease, ALS.

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    The Your Turn segment this week concerns one of our own, our evening news anchor Donna Britt, who shared this week that she has been diagnosed with the disease, ALS.

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  • OUR TURN: Mayor

    OUR TURN: Mayor

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 12:22 PM EDT2017-07-25 16:22:23 GMT

    While Mayor Sharon Weston Broome has the prerogative to have her own people in important positions within city-parish government, it’s not OK for two critical positions to be left open.

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    While Mayor Sharon Weston Broome has the prerogative to have her own people in important positions within city-parish government, it’s not OK for two critical positions to be left open.

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  • YOUR TURN: Prison Reform

    YOUR TURN: Prison Reform

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-07-21 15:17:19 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Tamara Frank, who is not happy about the new law that will allow some prisoners convicted of second degree murder to get a chance at parole.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Tamara Frank, who is not happy about the new law that will allow some prisoners convicted of second degree murder to get a chance at parole.

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  • YOUR TURN: Mike VII

    YOUR TURN: Mike VII

    Friday, July 14 2017 10:11 AM EDT2017-07-14 14:11:58 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Bridget Higginbotham, who staunchly defended the LSU tradition of having a live tiger mascot.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Bridget Higginbotham, who staunchly defended the LSU tradition of having a live tiger mascot.

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  • OUR TURN: Community Policing

    OUR TURN: Community Policing

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 11:26 AM EDT2017-07-11 15:26:15 GMT

    The benefits of community policing have been well documented and various programs are in use in cities across the nation including here in our area.

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    The benefits of community policing have been well documented and various programs are in use in cities across the nation including here in our area.

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  • Your Turn: Reggie's Bar

    Your Turn: Reggie's Bar

    Friday, July 7 2017 2:31 PM EDT2017-07-07 18:31:22 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Daniel Boudreaux. Boudreaux and other people commented on our Facebook page about the temporary restraining order that allowed Reggie’s Bar in Baton Rouge to reopen in time for the Fourth of July holiday.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Daniel Boudreaux. Boudreaux and other people commented on our Facebook page about the temporary restraining order that allowed Reggie’s Bar in Baton Rouge to reopen in time for the Fourth of July holiday.

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  • OUR TURN: Celebrating 101-year-old athletic competitor

    OUR TURN: Celebrating 101-year-old athletic competitor

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 10:36 AM EDT2017-07-04 14:36:08 GMT

    As we celebrate the birth of our nation, we’d like to honor a Baton Rouge woman who’s celebrated quite a few birthdays herself. She’s 101 years old, but Julia Hawkins is not your typical centenarian. Ms. Hawkins is an athletic competitor.

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    As we celebrate the birth of our nation, we’d like to honor a Baton Rouge woman who’s celebrated quite a few birthdays herself. She’s 101 years old, but Julia Hawkins is not your typical centenarian. Ms. Hawkins is an athletic competitor.

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