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United Blood services Appeals For Help

The recent flooding has disrupted nearly every aspect of life in south Louisiana. Disasters escalate the need for emergency supplies. That includes blood. Supplies are dangerously low. Mitzi Breaux stopped by to update us on the situation.

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I – 10 Baton Rouge Road Closure

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has informed us of an emergency road closure in Baton Rouge.

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Louisiana Flooding Worst Since Epic Flood Of 1940

The above photo of Poor Boy's Riverside Inn was taken during the historic flood of 1940.The flooding that hit Louisiana this weekend appears to be the worst since...

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Vermilion River Flooding at Camellia Bridge, Lafayette LA [VIDEO]

Video shows an area of the city which is frequented by many, not only for the food and view of the river at Ruffino's, but also for great free events like Rhythms on the River and The Big Easel which take place about half a mile away.

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Baton Rouge Reels In Aftermath Of Ambush Shooting Killing Three Police Officers, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards
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La. Governor John Bel Edwards: ‘It’s Not Over’

I've lived in Louisiana for 37 years. This weekend's heavy rains, and flooding are the worst in memory. It's not currently raining at my location, but there's more in the forecast. Governor John Bel Edwards declared a statewide emergency on Saturday. He cautioned citizens this morning against unnecessary travel.

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High Waters And Flooding Means Look Out For These Venomous Snakes In South Louisiana

If or when you do happen upon a snake, here's how you should handle it, and here's a list of the snakes found in Louisiana that can potentially be dangerous.

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Louisiana Fall Shrimp Season Opens Next Week

Here's good news! The fall shrimping seasons get underway next Monday. When I'm shopping for shrimp, I specifically look for wild caught from the gulf. No farm raised, or imported shrimp, thank you.

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UMCOR Blood Drive This Thursday

The United Methodist Committee On Relief Sager-Brown is having a blood drive this Thursday, August 11th, from 1:30-4:30pm.

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Bob Dylan In Baton Rouge Presale Opportunity

The legendary singer & songwriter Bob Dylan is coming to the Louisiana! Dylan's career has spanned more than 50 years. He's released 37 albums, won 11 Grammy awards, an Oscar, and a Golden Globe.

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Louisiana Legend Pete Fountain Passes Away [Video]

I've never had the pleasure of seeing Pete Fountain perform live. Now, I never will. The legendary musician passed away in New Orleans early Saturday morning.

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LSU Will Not Host Bayou Country Superfest For Next Few Years

LSU has announced that they will not be hosting the very popular Bayou Country Superfest for the next few years.

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It’s Time For The Saints And Drew Brees To Get A deal Done [Opinion]

This has gone on long enough. The Saints say they don't want Drew Brees leaving after this season. He says he wants to finish his career in Black & Gold with Sean Payton as his coach. When the team extended coach Payton through 2020, I anticipated a deal of similar duration with Brees was soon to follow...

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