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A noteworthy kick-off to a week of activities surrounding the inauguration of Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd as the 14th President of Alabama State University. Tuesday morning, former U.S. Ambassador to the UnitedMore >>
Alabama State University has a weeklong series of events planned to celebrate the inauguration of Gwendolyn Boyd as the 14th President of Alabama State University.More >>
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Halliburton says it has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a substantial portion of plaintiff claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.More >>
Halliburton's agreement to pay more than $1 billion to settle numerous claims involving the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill could be a way for the company and victims of the spill to avoid years of costly litigation -...More >>
Texas A&M makes a big jump in the AP Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of the regular season...More >>
Texas A&M makes a big jump in the AP Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of the regular season after...More >>
BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) -
FOX 8 won eight first place awards at the 2014 Louisiana Associated Press Broadcasters Awards ceremony. The ceremony was held Saturday at the Lod Cook Alumni Center on LSU's campus. In all, FOX 8 took home a total of 13 awards.
FOX 8 won the following awards:
- First place: WVUE, Hounded, Shelley Brown, Fox 8 Defenders, Lance Washington, Avis Landry, Paul Rodgers.
BEST SPORTS STORY
- First place: WVUE, She's a Knockout, Sean Fazende, Edwin Goode, Lance Washington.
- Second place: WVUE, Life Outside the Lines, Jennifer Hale, Lance Washington.
BEST INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING
- First place: WVUE, Body of Evidence, Lee Zurik, Donny Pearce, Jon Turnipseed, Tom Wright.
- Second place: WVUE, Swiped Again, Tom Wright, Jon Turnipseed, Lee Zurik.
BEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS
- First place: WVUE, Disappearing Defenses II: Fighting for the Coast, John Snell, Paul Rodger.
- First place: WVUE, Heart of Louisiana: Buggy Racing, Dave McNamara.
- First place: WVUE, fox8live.com, Wes Cook, staff.
BEST IN-DEPTH SERIES
- First place: WVUE, Shopping for Your Health, Sabrina Wilson, Jon Turnipseed, Jim Pennison.
- Third place: WVUE, Bruce Katz.
- Second place: WVUE, Bruce Katz.
- First place: WVUE, Fred Hickman.
- Third place: WVUE, Fox 8 News at 9 p.m., Bobby Brennan.