FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Quiet into the weekend, even cooler next week!

The final weekend of September is shaping up to be pretty quiet weather-wise as we await a true taste of fall expected to arrive next week.

  Ginsburg makes history again, lying in state at Capitol

The ceremony is expected to be a celebration and honoring of her life and work, with musical selections from one of Ginsburg’s favorite opera singers, mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves.
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  Police tase woman at football game in Logan, Ohio

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State investigates suspension of virtual learning student seen with BB gun

Gov. Edwards requests $175M unspent Main Street Recovery funds to be reallocated

  Celebration of Life for Remy Hidalgo scheduled for Saturday

4th grade virtual learner gets suspended for having a BB gun in his bedroom

Pac-12 to kick off 7-game football season in early November

The Pac-12 has decided to play football in the fall, reversing an August decision to postpone until spring because of concerns about COVID-19.
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  Breonna Taylor’s supporters criticize prosecutor in her case

Breonna Taylor’s family and their lawyers sharply criticized Kentucky’s attorney general for the failure to bring charges against police officers in her death, calling Friday for him to release the transcripts of the grand jury proceeding while vowing to continue their protests .

  Metro council approves tributary project to help reduce flooding in EBR Parish

Krewe of Oshun first Carnival krewe to cancel its 2021 Mardi Gras parade

  LSU tickets hard to come by this year with stadium capacity limited

  BRPD Chief: Officer accused of making racist comments online on administrative leave

  LSU, SU using new platform to connect students with employers

One month after Hurricane Laura, many SWLA residents await help while living in tents

Who owns 'Who Dat?’ Company that once sparred with Saints over trademark on catchphrase sues New Orleans wing spot

Boombox Frozen Pops keeps business with help from LSU Ag Center

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  ‘No easy answer’: Many ask what next in Breonna Taylor case

Authorities pleaded for calm while activists vowed to fight on Thursday in Kentucky’s largest city, where a gunman wounded two police officers during anguished protests following the decision not to charge officers for killing Breonna Taylor.

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  What fans need to know before LSU season opener

  Coach O expects DE Neil Farrell to get playing time against Bulldogs

  Sportsline Friday Nite returns at new time

Pac-12 to kick off 7-game football season in early November

The Pac-12 has decided to play football in the fall, reversing an August decision to postpone until spring because of concerns about COVID-19.

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  Mayor Broome ‘optimistic’ EBR Parish will meet criteria for bars to reopen last week of September

Suddenlink CEO says full restoration to Lake Charles area won’t be until mid-November

Saints to allow family members of team into Superdome for Packers game

  Start of City Lakes revamp project delayed until at least October

  Organizations push voters to register online, in-person ahead of election

We are right in the middle of Voter Registration Week in East Baton Rouge Parish.
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  Despite Trump attacks, both parties vow orderly election

Congressional Republicans pushed back Thursday after President Donald Trump again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.

  Suitcase collecting dust? 2020 might be a rough year but shouldn’t prevent you from traveling

  Crowd jeers as Trump pays respects at court to Ginsburg

  St. George neighborhood split between those who want to remain, and those who want into Baton Rouge

  Police looking for man accused in triple shooting over Labor Day weekend