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Energy Summit 2010

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) Energy Summit 2010 is taking place at LSU. The main focus of this summit is deepwater exploration, and how that exploration will affect the future of the Gulf of Mexico.

DHH Secretary speaks to Press Club

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) The new secretary of DHH says people in Louisiana are spending too much on health care. Greenstein had a lot to say about the condition of our hospitals, and the way health officials help patients.

Sequel to Baton Rouge "thug" movie set to hit stores

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--The makers of a controversial movie series documenting what they call the "real streets" of Baton Rouge are back in the spotlight.

Over 70 Shootings in BR

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) There have been over seventy shootings in Baton Rouge since the start of the summer. Crime isn't commonplace, but a few incidents here and there are usually chalked up as freak occurences.

Sunday in the Park

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) Sunday Baton Rouge residents got a chance to taste, and hear the city. It was Sunday in the Park, a free concert put on every Sunday right next to the Shaw Center.

College Football Recap

AUBURN (WGMB) - The week leading up to the game Auburn quarterback Cam Newtown said he wasn't scared of the spotlight. Saturday he backed his words up.

Walk to Defeat ALS

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) ALS is a disease commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

Halloween 27 in New Orleans Presents "Famous"

The mission of Halloween's in New Orleans is to provide funding for Project Lazarus, a home in New Orleans for men and women with AIDS, so that they may provide healthcare and support services for their resident

Crossing Concerns

TANGIPAHOA PARISH, La (WGMB) - Three railroad crossings in Tangipahoa Parish could be closed by the State.

Arrest for attempted murder in Schriever shooting

SCHRIEVER, La (WGMB) – A twenty-two year old man was arrested last night in Lafourche Parish for shooting a man May 4, 2010 after a drug deal went wrong.