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3 hrs ago | The Advocate
PEOPLES HEALTH HEALTHY COOKING DEMONSTRATION: 11 a.m. registration, noon class, Ochsner Medical Center, 17000 Medical Center Drive.
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5 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette
Historical Society president Malcolm Allen unveiled this week a historical marker at the old courthouse in Holmesville commemorating Pike County's role in the War of 1812.
7 hrs ago | The Town Talk
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Neither side is budging in the battle of educational philosophies between Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Superintendent of Education John C. White over whether the state should continue implementing the Common Core State Standards and the testing component aligned with those standards.
11 hrs ago | The Advocate
Naturally, the forum wins every time. Its latest triumph came last week when legislators declined to remove an anti-gay relic of the dark ages from the books.
"For the next year, year-and-a-half or so, we're going to focus on Louisiana and make sure we capture as much market opportunity as we can."
Former Baton Rouge businessman Gregory M. Walker, who has admitted defrauding buyers of $1.4 million in Louisiana film tax credits that he did not own, allegedly enticed $325,000 from other investors in July.
Baton Rouge police were investigating a shooting Saturday that left at least one dead and one injured in the 600 block of East Polk Street.
Rendering provided by 440 on Third -- The former Capital One Bank building in downtown Baton Rouge is shown with an additional floor as part of a remodeling that will convert the building into apartments, commercial and office space and house a Matherne's Supermarket.
Mayor Kip Holden was honored at the Second Annual Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists Scholarship luncheon.
For the fifth straight year, Journey Church in Greenwell Springs is using its biggest outreach event - The Great Egg Hunt - to help share the Gospel.
Stan McDaniel and his friends gathered at the former Oaks at Sherwood Friday afternoon like they do every week.
A Baton Rouge man was arrested early Friday morning on charges of aggravated rape, armed robbery, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a stolen firearm and second degree kidnapping.
Baton Rouge Police K-9 Division recently placed first overall in the Patrol dogs competition as part of the annual United States Police Canine Region 10 Field Trials.
Early voting begins across the state Saturday for the May 3 general election. Voting will continue through April 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., excluding Sunday.
A Valley mom accused of leaving her children in the car while she went on a job interview promised to talk about it Tuesday.
The three businesses are located just south of the city limits in the area that is being proposed for the new city of St. George.