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Baton Rouge Researcher Gets Horse Prosthetic Leg

A horse now has a prosthetic leg thanks to a Baton Rouge researcher. Ambria Washington has the report.

KLAX ABC 31 News 9/29/14

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Pops on the River Draws Large Crowd

Pops on the River drew a large crowd over the weekend.
The annual performance begins the fall arts season, and it’s an opportunity for all those penned in during the summer months to see each other again. Plus, it’s the fun performances by the symphony, playing music loved by one and all.
You can inquire about season’s [...]

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Les Fest Offered Free Zoo Tours

Les Fest weekend offered a free tour of the zoo to one and all. From 10 to four, everyone attended Alexandria Zoo functions for free. It was the conclusion of Les Fest weekend, which started Thursday night with an adults-only party and ended Saturday with family day.
The weekend is an annual affair to honor and [...]

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APD Make Counterfeit Money Arrest

Alexandria police make an arrest for counterfeit money. He’s 30-year-old Tyrone Wesley of Alexandria, who was arrested over the weekend in the area of Bolton Avenue and Magnolia Street.
Police say they found four, 20-dollar bills and one, one-dollar bill on him suspected of being fake.
KLAX ABC 31 News 9/29/14

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Rapides Republicans Host Open House

Republicans hold an open house today at their headquarters on MacArthur Drive.
Like the Democrats, they’re actively campaigning for their candidates. There are a lot of candidates and many Republicans seeking the same seat.
Remember, Louisiana is a crossover state, which means you can vote your preference despite your party registration in the primary and general elections.
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Fiery Crash in Vernon Parish Kills 2

A fiery crash in Vernon Parish kills two people yesterday morning.
Troopers are not yet able to release the names, but it happened on West Hawthorne near Highway 171.
State police say the 21-year-old driver, of Fort Polk, lost control of his car and hit a tree. Then the vehicle became engulfed in flames.
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Cenla Chamber Hosts Congressional Forum

There are a lot of them on the ballot, and the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce allowed each to make a pitch for votes today. These are the men running for the 5th Congressional District spot on the November 4th ballot.

Most expect a run-off, and that will be held December 6th.
Remember, October 6th is the [...]

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9 Arrested, 1 Wanted in Heroin Distribution Case

Above: Derrick Jermaine Batiste (left); Latreice Moncele Turner (middle); Brock Lennon White (right)
Above: Jessica Marie Garmon (left); Jarvis Cardell Robinson (middle); Billy Lafrank Wallace (right)
Above: Sean Derrell Smith (left); Cedrick Tyrone Hurts (middle); Tamicka Latraye Hurts (right)
Rapides Parish deputies report the arrests of nine people after an extensive investigation into heroin distribution.
Rufus Bartholomew Fells Jr. [...]

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Fort Polk Soldier Arrested on Sex Charges

A Fort Polk soldier is arrested for inappropriate behavior with a youngster.
23-year-old Casey Dustin Young was arrested last week by Leesville police for aggravated rape and another sex charge.
KLAX ABC 31 News 9/29/14

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Port Allen Restaurant Gives Discount for Gun Carriers

Bergeron’s Restaurant off Lobdell Highway in Port Allen, Louisiana, is known for its Cajun cooking, but recently it’s been getting a lot of attention for something that doesn’t have anything to do with their food. The restaurant began offering a ten percent discount a couple of weeks ago for bringing in both your appetite and [...]

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VA URGENT CARE CLINIC HOURS CHANGE

Pineville, LA – Effective October 6, 2014, the Alexandria VA Medical Center’s Urgent Care Clinic (UCC) hours will change to Monday thru Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.  On weekends and holidays, hours will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The UCC offers care for such illnesses as cold and flu symptoms, high/low blood [...]

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Libertarian Party of LA Exceeds 10,000 Registered Voters

This morning, the Secretary of State officially reported over 10,000 registered Libertarian voters in Louisiana. This milestone indicates a growing number of Louisiana voters are dissatisfied with the current two-party system and looking for a better option. The desire to restore freedom and liberty has made Libertarian Party the fastest growing and 3rd largest political [...]

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