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  • OUR TURN: Hazing

    OUR TURN: Hazing

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 11:02 AM EDT2017-10-31 15:02:18 GMT

    College fraternity hazing rituals with deadly consequences are nothing new. The tragedies are repeated over and over again - the death of LSU student, Maxwell Gruver, being the most recent example.

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    College fraternity hazing rituals with deadly consequences are nothing new. The tragedies are repeated over and over again - the death of LSU student, Maxwell Gruver, being the most recent example.

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  • YOUR TURN: Baton Rouge Deadly Shooting

    YOUR TURN: Baton Rouge Deadly Shooting

    Friday, October 27 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-10-27 15:07:48 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Jason Bush, who reacted on our Facebook page to a story about yet another shooting in North Baton Rouge.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Jason Bush, who reacted on our Facebook page to a story about yet another shooting in North Baton Rouge.

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  • OUR TURN: Hotel Tax Proposal

    OUR TURN: Hotel Tax Proposal

    Tuesday, October 24 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-10-24 16:55:01 GMT

    Baton Rouge voters last year narrowly rejected a proposal to levy an additional 2 percent hotel occupancy tax. A very similar measure is back on the ballot in the General Election on November 18. We support the hotel occupancy tax proposal.

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    Baton Rouge voters last year narrowly rejected a proposal to levy an additional 2 percent hotel occupancy tax. A very similar measure is back on the ballot in the General Election on November 18. We support the hotel occupancy tax proposal.

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  • YOUR TURN: Return of Les Miles

    YOUR TURN: Return of Les Miles

    Friday, October 13 2017 11:09 AM EDT2017-10-13 15:09:06 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Melissa Bowling, who reacted on our Facebook page to the story about former LSU football coach Les Miles returning to Tiger Stadium Saturday.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Melissa Bowling, who reacted on our Facebook page to the story about former LSU football coach Les Miles returning to Tiger Stadium Saturday.

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  • OUR TURN: Crime Strike Force

    OUR TURN: Crime Strike Force

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 12:38 PM EDT2017-10-10 16:38:21 GMT

    The people of Baton Rouge should thank Acting U.S. Attorney Corey Amundson for stepping up to launch a special strike force to target violent crime in our community.

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    The people of Baton Rouge should thank Acting U.S. Attorney Corey Amundson for stepping up to launch a special strike force to target violent crime in our community.

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  • YOUR TURN: Thanksgiving Shopping

    YOUR TURN: Thanksgiving Shopping

    Friday, October 6 2017 12:23 PM EDT2017-10-06 16:23:49 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Laurie Girouard, who agrees with the businesses that have made a commitment to remain closed this Thanksgiving.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Laurie Girouard, who agrees with the businesses that have made a commitment to remain closed this Thanksgiving.

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