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  • February 2017 EditorialsMore>>

  • YOUR TURN: Contractor Arrest

    YOUR TURN: Contractor Arrest

    Friday, February 17 2017 12:38 PM EST2017-02-17 17:38:52 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Charlene Johnson-Jones, who reacted on our Facebook page to yet another story about a contractor being arrested for allegedly bilking flood victims out of thousands of dollars.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Charlene Johnson-Jones, who reacted on our Facebook page to yet another story about a contractor being arrested for allegedly bilking flood victims out of thousands of dollars.

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  • YOUR TURN: Tornado Coverage

    YOUR TURN: Tornado Coverage

    Friday, February 10 2017 1:03 PM EST2017-02-10 18:03:52 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to John Matessino, who sent an email to thank Jay Grymes and the First Alert Storm Team for their work during the tornadoes on Tuesday.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to John Matessino, who sent an email to thank Jay Grymes and the First Alert Storm Team for their work during the tornadoes on Tuesday.

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  • OUR TURN: Budget crisis needs something new to be 'news'

    OUR TURN: Budget crisis needs something new to be 'news'

    That's "Our Turn." Now, it's your turn.

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    That's "Our Turn." Now, it's your turn.

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  • January 2017 EditorialsMore>>

  • 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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  • December 2016 EditorialsMore>>

  • YOUR TURN: Baby 'Olivia'

    YOUR TURN: Baby 'Olivia'

    Friday, December 30 2016 11:11 AM EST2016-12-30 16:11:22 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Beth Ann Adams, who reacted on our Facebook page to the story about Baby "Olivia," the newborn infant who was abandoned by her mother last week.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Beth Ann Adams, who reacted on our Facebook page to the story about Baby "Olivia," the newborn infant who was abandoned by her mother last week.

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  • OUR TURN: New Year's Resolution

    OUR TURN: New Year's Resolution

    Tuesday, December 27 2016 11:30 AM EST2016-12-27 16:30:49 GMT

    For 2017, let’s resolve to be more positive about this place where we live, work and play. This past year has been an incredibly challenging one for our community on many different levels.

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    For 2017, let’s resolve to be more positive about this place where we live, work and play. This past year has been an incredibly challenging one for our community on many different levels.

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  • YOUR TURN: FEMA Trailer Problems

    YOUR TURN: FEMA Trailer Problems

    Friday, December 23 2016 11:35 AM EST2016-12-23 16:35:15 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Brittany Reid, who reacted to another story on our Facebook page about the struggles people are having with FEMA to get mobile homes to live in.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Brittany Reid, who reacted to another story on our Facebook page about the struggles people are having with FEMA to get mobile homes to live in.

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  • November 2016 EditorialsMore>>

  • YOUR TURN: Homeless Vet

    YOUR TURN: Homeless Vet

    Friday, November 18 2016 11:17 AM EST2016-11-18 16:17:30 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Torri Simoneaux, who commented on the story about the veteran who was living in a tent in his front yard because his home was destroyed in the flood.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Torri Simoneaux, who commented on the story about the veteran who was living in a tent in his front yard because his home was destroyed in the flood.

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  • OUR TURN: Phishing Scam

    OUR TURN: Phishing Scam

    Tuesday, November 15 2016 11:18 AM EST2016-11-15 16:18:53 GMT

    This month, the East Baton Rouge Parish school system revealed that one of its employees fell for a "phishing" scam, wiring more than $40,000 to bogus people and addresses in the New York City area.

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    This month, the East Baton Rouge Parish school system revealed that one of its employees fell for a "phishing" scam, wiring more than $40,000 to bogus people and addresses in the New York City area.

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  • YOUR TURN: Veterans Day

    YOUR TURN: Veterans Day

    Friday, November 11 2016 11:10 AM EST2016-11-11 16:10:23 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Joan Albert, who went to our Facebook page to comment on a story about Veterans Day and to remember the service of her own family members.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Joan Albert, who went to our Facebook page to comment on a story about Veterans Day and to remember the service of her own family members.

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  • October 2016 EditorialsMore>>

  • YOUR TURN: Shelter at Home

    YOUR TURN: Shelter at Home

    Friday, October 28 2016 11:08 AM EDT2016-10-28 15:08:08 GMT
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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Shawn Little, who reacted to our Investigators’ report on the state’s Shelter at Home program that is designed to help people get back in their homes that were flooded.

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    This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Shawn Little, who reacted to our Investigators’ report on the state’s Shelter at Home program that is designed to help people get back in their homes that were flooded.

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  • OUR TURN: Amendment 2

    OUR TURN: Amendment 2

    Tuesday, October 25 2016 11:02 AM EDT2016-10-25 15:02:29 GMT

    We’ll offer our support at this time for Amendment 2, which would move tuition decisions to state management boards for colleges and universities.

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    We’ll offer our support at this time for Amendment 2, which would move tuition decisions to state management boards for colleges and universities.

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  • OUR TURN: Flood Task Force

    OUR TURN: Flood Task Force

    Tuesday, October 18 2016 12:06 PM EDT2016-10-18 16:06:25 GMT

    The new Restore Louisiana Task Force needs to be bold, innovative and speedy in handling flood restoration.

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    The new Restore Louisiana Task Force needs to be bold, innovative and speedy in handling flood restoration.

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