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GIVING HEARTS BREAKFAST: 7:30 a.m., Beauregard Gallery & Bistro, 715 Europe St. Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation will host the breakfast to raise awareness and support for UREC's initiatives in the areas of affordable housing, human development and advocacy.
LensCrafters, the flagship brand of Luxottica Retail, is seeking Doctors of Optometry who share our passion, imaginative thinking, entrepreneurial spirit and patient-centric approach to eye care.
Students and faculty from the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Toxicology Department recently presented environmental data at the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality's Non-Point Source Pollution Annual Project Review Meeting in Baton Rouge.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the trial of Murphy J. Painter, former state commissioner for Alcohol and Tobacco Control, clashed Tuesday over Painter's use of law enforcement databases to find information on people not targeted in criminal investigations.
Louisiana officials announced the plans Tuesday, saying the 30-acre campus along the Mississippi River could create tens of thousands of new jobs and position the state as a central source for coastal research, engineering and water management expertise.
Given the changing dynamics of East Baton Rouge Parish, it's time for the Metro Council to change its representation model.
Cookbook author and columnist Corinne Cook talked about the "good old days" in the home, showing heritage items from her family, to the Chronologically Gifted and Talented members at their Nov. 16 meeting at Broadmoor Presbyterian Church.
Scalpers are gouging people, selling tickets to the beloved Nutcracker Holiday Extravaganza, and it could hurt the ballet's reputation and their bottom line.
The plaintiffs filed a notice of dismissal Monday, saying they won't pursue it. The notice gave no reason for the decision.
Food was collected Monday night at Interdenominational Faith Assembly in Baton Rouge as part of the 8th Annual Gift of Christmas.
A Baton Rouge teen is accused of serving as a "lookout" at a local high school this fall while a 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted inside a bathroom stall.
A former Baton Rouge police cadet who was asked to resign from the academy last year has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the city-parish, claiming she was harassed and mistreated because of her sex and race.
Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Volunteer E.J. Talbot guides Winston Caillouet through signing a petition that would put forming the City of St. George on a ballot during a public meeting Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at Woodlawn Baptist Church.
When deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office arrived at Brown Heights BREC Park, they found a man and two women sitting at a picnic table nearby.
A man accused of robbing a fast-food restaurant at gunpoint is scheduled to appear in court Monday for a bond reduction hearing.