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Trump campaign created own rules on sexual harassment Video included

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While allegations of sexual harassment topple the careers of some men, Trump moves ahead unscathed as he writes his own rules.

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Moore critic: Alabama Senate race a battle for nation's soul

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GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore's wife is standing by her embattled man, and she has gathered other Alabama women to his cause _ but not everyone is sticking with him.

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Rep says David Cassidy in hospital, 'surrounded by family'

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"Partridge Family" star David Cassidy has been hospitalized in Florida. More>>

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Roadway incidents for Saturday, November 18

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Below is a list of traffic incidents and notices for Friday, November 17.

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Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian tie the knot in NOLA

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It's been quite a year for tennis star Serena Williams.

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AC/DC co-founder, guitarist Malcolm Young dies

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Young co-founded the rock back with his brother in 1973. He stopped performing with AC/DC in 2014 after being diagnosed with dementia.

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Man arrested after running counterfeit money scheme at multiple Victoria's Secret locations

Derrick Burke, 25 (Source: EBRSO) Derrick Burke, 25 (Source: EBRSO)
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An Atlanta man is behind bars after police say he purchased over $1,000 of merchandise from Victoria's Secret in the Mall of Louisiana using counterfeit money.

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2 bodies found in Macon Co., AL woods are missing Atlanta-based rapper, cousin

Left: 30-year-old Kendrick Stokes, Right: 29-year old Edward Reeves (Source: Instagram) Left: 30-year-old Kendrick Stokes, Right: 29-year old Edward Reeves (Source: Instagram)
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Macon County Sheriff's Office confirms to News Leader 9 that the 2 bodies found in a wooded area near County Road 13 are two missing Atlanta men.  

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Trump: Hillary is the ‘worst and biggest loser of all time’

President Donald Trump (Source: White House) President Donald Trump (Source: White House)

President Trump tweeted out to Hillary Clinton Saturday morning, inviting his former Democratic presidential rival to try again in 2020.

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Faith leaders hold event against Roy Moore in Birmingham

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Alabama faith and moral leaders spoke Saturday morning to condemn Roy Moore for his policy stance and the allegations recently reported against him. 

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Voters choose Louisiana's next treasurer in Saturday runoff

John Schroder and Derrick Edwards (Source: WAFB) John Schroder and Derrick Edwards (Source: WAFB)

A small percentage of voters are expected to cast ballots in a special election to choose Louisiana's next treasurer.

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Paul Mainieri to be honored at Musial Awards in St. Louis

Paul Mainieri (Source: WAFB) Paul Mainieri (Source: WAFB)

LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri will be honored Saturday night at the Musial Awards, which acknowledges moments of sportsmanship in North America.

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New Orleans may have to refund $28M in traffic camera fines

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A judge says New Orleans must refund as much as $28 million in fines collected from tickets based on traffic cameras. Ad hoc Judge Robert Burns ruled recently that nearly the first three years of such tickets were invalid.

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Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse! 6 facts you probably didn't know

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Eighty-nine years ago, one of the most well-known cartoons made his first appearance to audiences. Here are six facts about the world's most iconic critter.

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AP sources: Trump Tower meeting in 2016 draws more scrutiny

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AP sources: Congressional investigators asking 2 participants in 2016 Trump Tower meeting why they discussed the gathering in Moscow a year later.

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Trump delays new policy on importing elephant parts

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The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee says the Trump administration's decision to allow the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport is the "wrong move at the wrong time.".

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Police investigating early Saturday morning shooting; 1 injured

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Baton Rouge Police are investigating an early Saturday morning shooting where one man was injured.

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State police investigating two-vehicle crash killing unrestrained driver on US 61

LSP unit (Source: WAFB) LSP unit (Source: WAFB)
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Louisiana State Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash in West Feliciana where an unrestrained from Mississippi was killed.

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Woman convicted in hair weave killings collapses as guilty verdict read Video included

Shelby Isaac (Source: WMC Action News 5) Shelby Isaac (Source: WMC Action News 5)
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Shelby Isaac was found guilty on two counts of second-degree murder in the shooting and killing E.J. Tate, his girlfriend Edwina Thomas, and their unborn child in January 2016. 

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US puts Palestinians on notice: DC office may be shuttered

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U.S. officials say the Trump administration is putting the Palestine Liberation Organization on notice that it may shutter their Washington office.

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Ultra-wealthy win in Senate tax bill, others face hikes Video included

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The ultra-wealthy do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House.

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Possible issues with process arise following initial BRPD chief interviews Video included

Candidates for BRPD Chief (Source: WAFB) Candidates for BRPD Chief (Source: WAFB)

The interviews were streamed online, which means the remaining candidates now essentially have a study guide and two weeks to practice their answers. The committee is now working to ensure the rest of the process will be fair.

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Car crashes into optometrist building on Florida Blvd. Video included

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Officials responded to the scene of a car crash on Florida Boulevard at Monterrey Drive in Baton Rouge Friday night. The car crashed into an optometrist building.

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Alleged shooter still on the loose; family of victim pleading for answers Video included

Dezarae Warner, 25 (Source: Facebook) Dezarae Warner, 25 (Source: Facebook)

Almost a week ago, Dezarae Warner, a daughter, sister, and mother, was shot and left for dead in the middle of Washington Avenue. “We want justice for her and justice is what she is going to get,” said the victim’s mother, Chiquita Warner.

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Gymnast Gabby Douglas slammed for victim-shaming after tweet to Aly Raisman goes viral

Aly Raisman attends ESPN: The Party 2017 held on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP) Aly Raisman attends ESPN: The Party 2017 held on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP)
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Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas is being taken to task on Twitter after a now-deleted tweet was perceived as victim-shaming another U.S. gymnast that's come out against sexual assault.

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Impromptu worship session at Alabama Sam's Club touches lives Video included

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A group's last-minute trip to Sam's Club on a Friday night turned into an experience that has changed their lives and touched people around the world.

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Inmates set fire in Tangipahoa jail; one shackled to stairwell Video included

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Inmates allegedly set fire to part of the Tangipahoa Parish Jail this week, leading to a lockdown of part of the facility.

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Student told to change 'Fake News Network' shirt while touring CNN

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A metro Atlanta student was forced to change his shirt during a school field trip. The shirt had the words "Fake News Network" written on it, and the field trip was a tour of CNN. Peachtree Charter Middle School.

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Employer gives car to employee who rode his bike to work every day

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A young man determined to work and make a better life for himself rode his bike into work, rain or shine, every day.

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Keystone pipeline leak won't affect last regulatory hurdle Video included

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The Keystone pipeline has leaked 210,000 gallons in rural South Dakota, but officials don't believe it has polluted water.

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NFL reviewing allegation Jameis Winston groped Uber driver

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NFL investigating allegations Jameis Winston groped a female Uber driver in 2016, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback denies allegation. More>>

LSU at Tennessee: By the Numbers

The Tigers (7-3, 4-2) travel to Knoxville to face a Tennessee team still looking for its first SEC victory and trying to do it with a new leader. 

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Southern Weekend: Visit Taylor Grocery in Taylor, MS for killer catfish and a bite of history

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The Southern Weekend visits an old country store turned dining destination in Taylor, MS.

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AP Exclusive: US scientists try 1st gene editing in the body

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If it's successful, it could give a major boost to the fledgling field of gene therapy.

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As sex scandals topple the powerful: Why not Trump? Video included

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GOP officials have suggested in recent days that Trump was wary of wading into issues of sexual impropriety given the previous claims against him.

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Upstate Vietnam vet makes good on final promise to fellow Marine, stands guard at casket

William Cox stands guard at casket for friend and fellow veteran. (Source: Bill Cox/Facebook) William Cox stands guard at casket for friend and fellow veteran. (Source: Bill Cox/Facebook)
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An Upstate native and Vietnam War veteran made good on a promise to a fellow Marine at his funeral and a photo from the service is going viral.

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Thanksgiving Day expected to have cool, 'holiday feel' as cold front moves through this weekend

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We enjoyed yet another pleasant afternoon that was a little warmer than normal for mid-November, but the sunshine made for a great way to close out the work week.

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Some residents unaccounted for after huge senior center fire Video included

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The fire quickly spread to multiple buildings, forcing residents to evacuate outside into the cold.

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La. governor and house GOP square off over Medicaid Video included

Sec. Rebekah Gee, La. Dept of Health; Matthew Block, Executive Counsel for governor’s office; Jen Steele, state Medicaid director (Source: WAFB) Sec. Rebekah Gee, La. Dept of Health; Matthew Block, Executive Counsel for governor’s office; Jen Steele, state Medicaid director (Source: WAFB)

House Republicans and the governor are going head to head over a plan to extend state contracts with Medicaid-managed care companies. They coordinate healthcare for roughly 1.5 million Louisianans, including about 800,000 children, according to the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH).

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Secretary of State: Louisiana voter turnout could hit an all time low Video included

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If Election Day comes around and nobody goes to the polls, did it really happen? State leaders are expecting a new low in voter turnout this weekend. 

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LSU has the best tailgating in all of college football, Sports Illustrated declares

Tailgaters, enjoying a reunion before the game (Source: Kevin Frey/WAFB) Tailgaters, enjoying a reunion before the game (Source: Kevin Frey/WAFB)

Sports Illustrated has declared LSU has the best tailgating in all of college football, according to a new article.

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Y'all - you can get your pet on your swimwear

Things like this are almost too good to be true, right? Perhaps. But you still want one. (Source: Petflair/Facebook screenshot) Things like this are almost too good to be true, right? Perhaps. But you still want one. (Source: Petflair/Facebook screenshot)
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 Things like this are almost too good to be true, right? Perhaps. But you still want one. 

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Moore targets female accusers as critics decry intimidation Video included

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The divide between the state and national GOP reached new depths late Wednesday as more allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced against Moore, an outspoken Christian conservative.

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WAFB tower gets a fresh coat of paint

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The WAFB tower is getting a fresh coat of paint, and will soon look good as new.

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St. Amant High School senior scores a 36 on the ACT Video included

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A senior at St. Amant High School is being recognized for earning a perfect score on the ACT. Only one-tenth of one percent of high school graduates achieve a composite score of 36.

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How rare is it to get a perfect score on the ACT?

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 So how rare is it to achieve a perfect score on the ACT standardized assessment for college and career placement? 

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Victim in fatal Slidell fire identified

St. Tammany Parish sheriff’s detectives were called to the scene of a residential fire Friday morning after a body was located in the burned rubble. Shortly after 9 a.m., detectives were called to 37476 Brownsvillage Road after fire personnel located the body of a man while putting out a fire in one of the units at that address. The body was located on a bed inside the unit. The St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office took possession of the body at the scene. The Louis...

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GOP closer to big win with House tax vote; Senate unclear Video included

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The House passage of the bill Thursday on a mostly party-line vote brought nearer the biggest revamp of the U.S. tax system in three decades, but thorny problems await in the Senate.

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Pringles launches first-ever Thanksgiving themed flavors

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An entire Thanksgiving meal....made of Pringles.

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Sheriff's office: Mom charged after children left home alone, locked in room

Charmaine A. Greer (Source: Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office) Charmaine A. Greer (Source: Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office)
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A Spotsylvania mother faces multiple felony charges after the sheriff's office said she locked her two kids inside a bedroom. 

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Jags face tall task against No. 1 Duke

The Jaguars have a tall task ahead of them Friday night when they face No. 1 Duke in Cameron Indoor Stadium. 

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Names still being taken for this weekend's turkey giveaway

Councilwoman Tara Wicker, along with the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, is hosting a Thanksgiving turkey giveaway this weekend.

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Gov. Edwards releases statement on drop in unemployment rate Video included

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On Friday, November 16, Governor John Bel Edwards released a statement on the drop in Louisiana's unemployment rate.

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FFF: Brees and Brady can play until the age of 45

Brees and the Saints are riding a 7-game win streak. Source: Mark LaGrange Brees and the Saints are riding a 7-game win streak. Source: Mark LaGrange

On this edition of FFF we delve into Tom Brady and Drew Brees playing into their mid-40's, Italy missing the World Cup for the first time in 60 years, and how is Shaya Restaurant doing after the John Besh fallout. FOOTBALL On more than one occasion Brees and Brady openly talked about playing in the NFL until 45. Brees I might add, usually has a smile on his face when the question comes up. It appears Brady will get his wish in New England with the trade of Jimmy  Garoppol...

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Forest Heights Academy of Excellence celebrates selection for National Blue Ribbon Schools Video included

The students at Forest Heights Academy had a ceremony early Friday morning. 

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Big Fish: The Chandeleur Islands is where the BIG fish are biting Video included

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This week's cold front has speckled trout and redfish deeper into our marshes and closer to area launches. But if you are looking for something a little meatier to catch then head out to our coastal rigs just outside the Chandelier Islands chain.

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White Light Night festival celebrating art and music to be held in Mid-City

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The annual White Light Night art festival will be held in Mid-City on Friday, November 17. The event begins at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

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$7.2M in funds from FEMA headed to August 2016 flood damaged schools

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U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) announced today that FEMA is granting $7.2 million to East Baton Rouge School Board, Baker Schools System, West Feliciana Parish, and Ouachita Parish to repair damage caused by the 2016 March and August flooding.

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Doctor plans first human head transplant

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Dr. Sergio Canavero said the transplant of a healthy body to a human head would take place in China because the U.S. and Europe would not allow it.

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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo welcomes new litter of otter pups Video included

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Zoo officials announced Friday that mom "Bitzy" and dad "Kibble" gave birth to three Asian small-clawed Otters.

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The Flamin' Hot Cheetos turkey is here to spice up Thanksgiving Video included

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If you're looking for a nontraditional turkey this year, there's a new recipe sweeping the internet you may want to try.

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