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Buddy Camp brings together kids with and without disabilities Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- For the past 14 years, young people have come together for a week long summer day camp at First United Methodist Church. It's called "Buddy Camp" and it's for kids both with and without disabilities. More>>

A look at some new laws that take effect Friday in La.

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Hundreds of new laws take effect Friday, with the start of August. A look at some of the changes on the books: More>>

Hope House school supply drive Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Hope House of Central Louisiana is asking for help with a "Back to School" school supplies drive. More>>

Vernon Parish's Education Initiative recognized nationally Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel 5)- Fort Polk Progress, the Vernon Parish School District, and Fort Polk military installation have been recognized for creating an initiative to improve the quality of education for military families in Vernon parish. More>>

Three injured, one arrested after shooting in Alexandria

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Three people have been injured following a shooting Thursday morning in Alexandria. More>>

Down Home Louisiana: YWCA Airband

 Down Home Louisiana heads to ASH for the Annual YWCA Airband Competition!

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Emily's Adventures: Geocaching

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The game and art of treasure hunting is something that everyone can enjoy. How many of us drew maps of our backyards and put an “X” that marked the spot? In today’s world, finding hidden treasures is something that is becoming almost nonexistent... Unless you are participating in an activity called geocaching. More>>

Veterans talk problems with Secretary LaCerte Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Local Veterans and Military families gathered at the VFW in Alexandria Wednesday night, to speak out on their experiences with the Alexandria VA Medical Center. More>>

Pineville City Marshall update Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) With the passing of Pineville City Marshal Larry Jeane, Interim Marshal Sarah Smith is taking on the position. More>>

State Sales Tax holiday this weekend Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel 5) Consumers across the state will be flocking to the stores this weekend to take advantage of the annual sales tax holiday, which occurs this weekend (August 1st-2nd). More>>

Sentenced to death: The death penalty in Central Louisiana Video included

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RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Next month, Thomas Steven Sanders is set to stand trial at federal court in Alexandria for a murder case that could carry a death penalty sentence if convicted. More>>

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  • Ebola patient to be transferred to Emory hospital

    Ebola patient to be transferred to Emory hospital

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:14:06 GMT
    ATLANTA (AP) - Officials at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta say there are plans for an American aid worker in Africa who has been diagnosed with Ebola to be transferred there for treatment.More >>
    ATLANTA (AP) - Officials at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta say there are plans for an American aid worker in Africa who has been diagnosed with Ebola to be transferred there for treatment.More >>
  • Congress sends highway bill to White House

    Congress sends highway bill to White House

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:11:03 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress has approved a bill to prevent a 28 percent cut in federal highway and mass transit aid at the height of the summer construction season.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress has approved a bill to prevent a 28 percent cut in federal highway and mass transit aid at the height of the summer construction season.More >>
  • CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds

    CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:54:36 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist behavior by CIA officers.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist behavior by CIA officers.More >>
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  • McDonald's ordered to pay $27M in deaths of teens

    McDonald's ordered to pay $27M in deaths of teens

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:03:42 GMT
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    BRYAN, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas jury has ordered McDonald's to pay $27 million in damages to the families of two teenagers killed in a car accident while en route to a hospital after a fight outside the fast-food restaurant in College Station in 2012.More >>
  • Three injured, one arrested after shooting in Alexandria

    Three injured, one arrested after shooting in Alexandria

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:35:24 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Three people have been injured following a shooting Thursday morning in Alexandria.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Three people have been injured following a shooting Thursday morning in Alexandria.More >>
  • 2014 motor vehicle law amendments to affect Louisiana drivers

    2014 motor vehicle law amendments to affect Louisiana drivers

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:26:13 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Beginning August 1st, 2014, numerous laws and amendments passed during the 2014 Louisiana Legislative Session will affect motorists throughout the state. More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Beginning August 1st, 2014, numerous laws and amendments passed during the 2014 Louisiana Legislative Session will affect motorists throughout the state. More >>
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