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Food Bank launches Nutrition on Wheels truck

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ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel Five)- The Food Bank of Central Louisiana unveiled its new Nutrition on Wheels truck. The truck, which is equipped with a rolling kitchen, will be part of the Nutrition on Wheels program. More>>

CENLA reacts: Common Core Ruling will continue Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Wednesday, Education Superintendent John White said Louisiana's public elementary and middle schools will immediately proceed with plans to use Common Core tests for English and Math. More>>

New details emerge about man searching for child for sex Video included

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LEESVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- We're learning more about the Leesville man arrested by State Police on Monday for attempting to purchase a child for sexual purposes. More>>

Boil advisory for EMC Water System

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ELMER, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The EMC Water System in Elmer has issued a boil advisory. More>>

Boil Advisory lifted for parts of Alexandria

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--There is a boil advisory in effect for parts of Alexandria. More>>

Final push to save Fort Polk from troop reduction Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Fort Polk leaders are asking the public to write a letter to the Department of the Army as part of their final push to avoid deep cuts to personnel. More>>

Child safety seat event in Alexandria

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -Louisiana State Police Troop E is conducting a free child passenger safety seat check-up event on Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  More>>

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  • Galaxy Of Stars For Cancer Telethon

    Galaxy Of Stars For Cancer Telethon

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:15:17 GMT
    LOS ANGELES (AP) Stars have been chosen to be a part of "Stand Up To Cancer" telethon in September. Will air on broadcast and cable TV. More >>
    LOS ANGELES (AP) Stars have been chosen to be a part of "Stand Up To Cancer" telethon in September. Will air on broadcast and cable TV. More >>
  • Thursday's Outdoor Planner

    Thursday's Outdoor Planner

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:14:11 GMT
    Here is Thursday's Outdoor Planner UVcast for Central Louisiana.The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 10:15am-12:15pm and we will give it an "C+".Expect to start off with fair to partly cloudy skies, rain-free conditions and a pleasant feel. These conditions will continue with temps climbing well into the 90s through the day and adding the chance for scattered rain, after Noon. There will be a Hot Humid feel throughout the day with warming temps later this week.Our Allergycas...More >>
    Here is Thursday's Outdoor Planner UVcast for Central Louisiana.The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 10:15am-12:15pm and we will give it an "C+".Expect to start off with fair to partly cloudy skies, rain-free conditions and a pleasant feel. These conditions will continue with temps climbing well into the 90s through the day and adding the chance for scattered rain, after Noon. There will be a Hot Humid feel throughout the day with warming temps later this week.Our Allergycas...More >>
  • Invest 96-L (8/20)

    Tropical Development Expected in the Western Atlantic Ocean

    Tropical Development Expected in the Western Atlantic Ocean

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:09 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:09:15 GMT
    Wednesday, August 208:45pmIn the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, there is One area that we are watching for possible development during the next 48 hours.Invest 96-L (Tropical Wave)An elongated area of low pressure is associated with a Tropical Wave and continues to produce moderate (and scattered, strong) thunderstorm activity. This disturbance is located about 500 miles East of the Windward Islands and Lesser Antilles. There is some development that is organizing with this system. T...More >>
    Wednesday, August 208:45pmIn the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, there is One area that we are watching for possible development during the next 48 hours.Invest 96-L (Tropical Wave)An elongated area of low pressure is associated with a Tropical Wave and continues to produce moderate (and scattered, strong) thunderstorm activity. This disturbance is located about 500 miles East of the Windward Islands and Lesser Antilles. There is some development that is organizing with this system. T...More >>
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  • Marijuana supplier named Pot Playboy gets 27 years

    Marijuana supplier named Pot Playboy gets 27 years

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:16:20 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Prosecutors say a Canadian drug kingpin who was one of New York's biggest marijuana suppliers and was dubbed the Pot Playboy has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for leading a $1 billion international drug trafficking enterprise.More >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - Prosecutors say a Canadian drug kingpin who was one of New York's biggest marijuana suppliers and was dubbed the Pot Playboy has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for leading a $1 billion international drug trafficking enterprise.More >>
  • US mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed

    US mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:24:55 GMT
    This file photo posted on the website freejamesfoley.org shows journalist James Foley in Aleppo, Syria, in July, 2012. (AP Photo/freejamesfoley.org, Nicole Tung, File)This file photo posted on the website freejamesfoley.org shows journalist James Foley in Aleppo, Syria, in July, 2012. (AP Photo/freejamesfoley.org, Nicole Tung, File)
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, the Obama administration said Wednesday.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, the Obama administration said Wednesday.More >>
  • Rick Perry pleads "not guilty" to felony charges

    Rick Perry pleads "not guilty" to felony charges

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:06:28 GMT
    (CBS News) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry has pleaded "not guilty" on two felony charges that he abused his power, the San Antonio Express-News reports. More >>
    (CBS News) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry has pleaded "not guilty" on two felony charges that he abused his power, the San Antonio Express-News reports. More >>
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  • Ice Bucket Challenge made to Tioga Detectives

    Ice Bucket Challenge made to Tioga Detectives

    Friday, August 15 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-08-15 21:38:12 GMT
    TIOGA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - In November of 2003, the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office lost one of its most devoted and hard working Detectives we have ever had. More >>
    TIOGA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - In November of 2003, the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office lost one of its most devoted and hard working Detectives we have ever had. More >>
  • Mississippi man shot after reporting cross burning in his yard

    Mississippi man shot after reporting cross burning in his yard

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-08-20 15:30:00 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. (CBS News) -- A Mississippi sheriff says a man was beaten and shot two weeks after calling authorities to report a cross burning in his yard, and investigators are trying to determine whether the attack was prompted by people being upset that the man was visited by his mixed-race grandchildren.More >>
    JACKSON, Miss. (CBS News) -- A Mississippi sheriff says a man was beaten and shot two weeks after calling authorities to report a cross burning in his yard, and investigators are trying to determine whether the attack was prompted by people being upset that the man was visited by his mixed-race grandchildren.More >>
  • Tropical disturbance moving to the Caribbean Sea

    Tropical disturbance moving to the Caribbean Sea

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:15 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:15:54 GMT
    Wednesday, August 2011:30 AMMost of the Atlantic Basin is quiet, but there are two tropical disturbances being monitored. The first disturbance isroughly 1000 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. An area of low pressure remains disorganized as it slowly moves westward at 10 to 15 mph. It will continue toward the Caribbean Sea, and will then reach conditions that are favorable for tropical development. Low wind shear, and warm Caribbean waters could strengthen the cluster of thunderstorms into ...More >>
    Wednesday, August 2011:30 AMMost of the Atlantic Basin is quiet, but there are two tropical disturbances being monitored. The first disturbance isroughly 1000 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. An area of low pressure remains disorganized as it slowly moves westward at 10 to 15 mph. It will continue toward the Caribbean Sea, and will then reach conditions that are favorable for tropical development. Low wind shear, and warm Caribbean waters could strengthen the cluster of thunderstorms into ...More >>
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