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Hollywood vs. Hollywood tax credit fight

Posted 5:12 AM 9/19/2014 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - Hollywood South will have a little more competition with Hollywood, California, since legislation was signed there to triple the California's annual tax credit for films and television.

The California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act creates a new (More)


Three arrested after bank heist

Three arrested after bank heist

Posted 5:18 AM 9/18/2014 by Caroline McDougall

BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested three individuals suspected to be involved in a bank robbery that happened Wednesday morning in Shenandoah.

Leroy George III, 19, Terri Lynn Larrieu, 50, and Regina Ann Alfred, 39, were taken into custody following the robbery of the Chase Bank at (More)


Bids accepted to demolish old Port Allen school

Bids accepted to demolish old Port Allen school

Posted 5:18 AM 9/18/2014 by Associated Press

PORT ALLEN - The fate of West Baton Rouge Parish's first predominantly black school during the days of segregation took another bittersweet step when the school board accepted a $72,000 bid to have the campus bulldozed within the next 45 days. The Advocate reports the board's action (More)


LSP: Victim wasn't wearing seat belt in deadly wreck

LSP: Victim wasn't wearing seat belt in deadly wreck

Posted 11:57 AM 9/17/2014 by Russell Jones, AE Stevenson

CLINTON - State Police said a McComb, Miss. man died in a two-vehicle wreck in East Feliciana Parish Wednesday morning.

Troopers said Cody M. Temple, 23, died in the wreck on LA Highway 67 north of LA 959.

State Police said around 6 a.m. Temple was going sought on LA 67 when he (More)


BR couple rescued from storm by Dr. Phil's son

Posted 6:14 AM 9/16/2014 by Trey Schmaltz

CABO SAN LUCAS - About 30,000 tourists have been put up in temporary shelters after Hurricane Odile moved ashore and leveled much of what was in its path. A number of families from the Baton Rouge-area where vacation along the popular Mexican coastline as the storm approached.


Cool School: kindergarteners learn Mandarin

Posted 6:32 AM 9/16/2014 by AE Stevenson

BATON ROUGE - Kindergarteners at Polk Elementary in Baton Rouge are not just learning how to count. Lessons go a step further, learning the numbers in mandarin.

Teacher Min Zhang instructs the first and only class of mandarin Chinese for students in Baton Rouge.

Principal Cheryl (More)

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