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Share the Wealth: Requiring photo ID to vote demolishes democracy

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm


Republicans have made clear their thoughts on President Barack Obama being reelected for another four-year term. When asked to describe what is at stake in the 2012 presidential election, Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH, offered statements li...

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Kenner to open time capsule to celebrate Louisiana’s bicentennial

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

By: The Associated Press

KENNER, La. (AP) — Kenner says it will open a time capsule as part of the celebration of Louisiana’s 200th anniversary. The time capsule does not date back that far however. City officials said Wednesday it was buried 25 years ago in Rivertown. ...

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Jindal travels to Utah, Colorado and New Mexico for Rep. fundraisers

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

By: The Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal is heading southwest for a string of Republican money-raising events.

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New Mexico hot dog vendor attacked competitor with food cart

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

By: The Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque hot dog vendor faces a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon after police say he rammed his food cart into a competitor. Police say Eric Kilmer

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Rubik’s Cube to get a museum exhibition for 40th anniversary

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

By: The Associated Press

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — It’s a puzzle, a metaphor and a hit toy — and in a couple of years, the Rubik’s Cube will be a museum exhibition in celebration of its 40th anniversary. The toy’s creator, Erno Rubik, 67, is being honored Friday at a gala a...

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Conviction of former Liberian president sends warning to tyrants

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

By: The Associated Press

LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Former Liberian President Charles Taylor became the first head of state since World War II to be convicted by an international war crimes court, a historic verdict that sends a message that tyrants worldwide will be tra...

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Ukraine marks 26th anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

By: The Associated Press

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Urging all nations to be extremely cautious with nuclear energy, Ukraine’s president thanked donors for financing the construction of a new, safer shelter over the damaged Chernobyl reactor on the 26th anniversary of the world’s wo...

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Zookeeper killed by elephant while moving her to an animal sanctuary

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm


WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand zookeeper killed by an African elephant had been trying to get the lonely pachyderm into an animal sanctuary because she knew it would be better off there, people who knew her say. Mila the elephant — kn...

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Mic'd Up: NFL Pro Bowl needs to be reevaluated or removed

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

By: Micah Bedard

The NBA All-Star Game has the dunk contest. Major League Baseball’s annual midsummer classic shows off long bombs in the home run derby. The NFL Pro Bowl has nothing — no entertainment, no incentives and no fan support. The game hasn’t made sense f...

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Softball: No. 23 Tigers ready to face No. 12 Georgia on senior night

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm


April has been an up-and-down month for the LSU softball team. The competition has been stiff — the Tigers traveled to then-No. 2 Alabama and then-No. 10 Tennessee before facing then-No. 22 Florida State at home. After that, LSU got back on the roa...

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Baton Rouge Metro Council approved funding for Mid-City Merchants

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

By: Taylor Schoen

The Baton Rouge Metro Council unanimously approved a request for funding that benefits events such as White Lights Night and the upcoming Hot Art, Cool Nights. The panel granted Mid-City Merchants $5,000 for each of these two artful events. One...

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April 26 5:20 RRN Newscast

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm


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April 25 Noon RRN Newscast

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

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April 25 8:20 RRN Newscast

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm


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April 24 5:20 RRN Newscast

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm


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April 24 Noon RRN Newscast

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm


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LSU Theater Mainstage finishes season with dance concert

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm


Jazz, hip-hop, ballet and modern dancing are all coming together this weekend to form LSU Theater’s final Mainstage performance of the semester: the

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Basketball: Jones names first two assistants

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

By: Staff Reports

New LSU men's basketball coach Johnny Jones announced Thursday morning that Shawn Forrest and Charlie Leonard will be the first additions to the 2012-13 coaching staff. Forrest worked under Jones for the past four years at North Texas, and Leonard ...

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The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

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