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The large crowds that accompany the parades in the Capital City provide a huge shot in the arm for a number of area businesses, but those crowds also mean lots and lots of trash and the annual St. Patrick's Day parade was certainly no exception.
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Awarding a $813,533 bid to James Construction Group, of Baton Rouge, La., for a seal-coat project in Woodway, Bridle Ridge and Saddlebrook subdivisions The Retail Coach, a national retail consulting, market research and development firm, will present its findings during Tuesday's City Council meeting.
East Baton Rouge Superintendent Bernard Taylor, left, has had a contentious relationship with State Superintendent John White.
A bill that would require sex education instruction in public schools, which has ignited controversy since 2010, is expected to do so again this year.
PEOPLES HEALTH COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS: 11 a.m. registration, noon lecture, Family Health Center, 3801 North Blvd. Learn the risks, symptoms, prevention and treatment options of colorectal cancer during the free lecture.
ROBERT "ROBBY" L. CANGELOSI JR. HAS BEEN NAMED PRINCIPAL IN CHARGE OF ENGINEERING AND OFFICE MANAGER OF T. BAKER SMITH LLC'S BATON ROUGE OFFICE.
If we had an Alliance for Bad Government, its award for chutzpah this year would surely have to go to Sen. Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb, D-Baton Rouge.
Southern University police on Friday arrested a fourth person accused in an attempted armed robbery that happened on campus in late February.
LOUISIANA SINFONIETTA CONCERT: 2 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, corner of Dalrymple Drive and Infirmary Road.
The Miss USA Pageant has caused quite a stir. It will bring thousands of people to Baton Rouge.
A South Carolina deputy who during a traffic stop shot a 70-year-old man reaching for his cane broke down in tears as other officers arrived.
Students representing several Louisiana high schools are competing in the LifeSmarts Ultimate Consumer Challenge to test their knowledge about consumer rights and responsibilities.
East Baton Rouge Superintendent Bernard Taylor will speak at the Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists' meeting on March 17. The meeting will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Instructional Resource Center, 1022 South Foster Drive, in Baton Rouge.
Advocate staff photo by LEILA PITCHFORD-ENGLISH -- From left, David Carr, drums, Mac Powell, lead singer, and Tai Anderson, bass, members of longtime band Third Day, play at the Rivercenter in Baton Rouge in October 2011.
The New Orleans-based pop band Royal Teeth will appear on Fox's "American Idol" at 8 p.m. Thursday.