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  • Students near goal for life-changing trip

    Updated: 3:40 PM 4/11/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Teachers at a Baton Rouge middle school say they've almost met their goal to send students to out-of-state colleges and get a taste of life outside Louisiana. Elroy Johnson, a history teacher at Prescott Middle School, said the trip will send several 20 of the school's... (More)
  • 10th Kite Fest Louisiane this weekend

    Updated: 1:15 PM 4/4/2014

    PORT ALLEN - The 10th Annual Kite Fest Louisiane is this weekend in West Baton Rouge Parish. The annual kite festival will be held Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the West Baton Rouge Soccer Complex. The festival is free and open to the... (More)
  • 29th Wearin' of the Green parade Saturday

    Updated: 5:08 PM 3/14/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Preparations are underway for the 29th Annual Wearin' of the Green parade in Baton Rouge Saturday. The parade has been a longstanding St. Patrick's Day tradition in Baton Rouge. This year's grand marshal is Louisiana State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson. "Mike Edmonson certainly has used... (More)
  • Mayor Holden unveils city data website

    Mayor Holden unveils city data website

    Updated: 3:27 PM 1/15/2014

    BATON ROUGE - City-parish leaders released details Wednesday about a new website that would display maps full of data about East Baton Rouge. Mayor-President Kip Holden said the site, BRCityKey.com , would have demographic information such as neighborhood education levels and crime rates, as well as the location of... (More)
  • Snapchat suffers security breach

    Snapchat suffers security breach

    Updated: 3:04 PM 1/2/2014

    NEW YORK - Snapchat, the disappearing-message service popular with young people, has been quiet following a security breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of millions of its users. Snapchat said Thursday that it is assessing the situation, but did not have further comment. Earlier this... (More)
  • Seniors feel better when they use the Internet

    Seniors feel better when they use the Internet

    Updated: 9:03 PM 12/25/2013

    BATON ROUGE- The public library provides assistance to seniors who are looking to learn how to use a computer. It's helpful, since a study recently suggested elderly people who know how to use a computer feel better. Researchers believe they lower their risk of depression by 20%. Another... (More)
  • Politicians uncovered breaking rules, not paying fines

    Updated: 7:46 AM 11/19/2013

    BATON ROUGE - There's nearly a $1 million in fines owed to the state and our own public officials and political groups are running up the bill. The Louisiana Ethics Commission fines politicians who fail to file financial reports properly. Public officials who are late or ignore deadlines can... (More)
  • Report: Jindal, RGA blamed for Cuccinelli loss

    Report: Jindal, RGA blamed for Cuccinelli loss

    Updated: 5:04 PM 11/6/2013

    BATON ROUGE - A new report claims Governor Bobby Jindal is being blamed for the loss of Virginia GOP gubernatorial candiate Ken Cuccinelli the day after the election. The report on the conservative political website The Daily Caller cites an unnamed Cuccinelli aide who criticized campaign spending by Jindal... (More)
  • What they make: college football coaches

    What they make: college football coaches

    Updated: 4:33 PM 11/6/2013

    BATON ROUGE- Les Miles makes the most of any football coach in the state, and he is far ahead of his colleague at the other public university in the city. USA Today released a list of what coaches make and Miles is ranked as the 7th highest paid. ... (More)
  • Early voting for Oct. 19 election begins Saturday

    Early voting for Oct. 19 election begins Saturday

    Updated: 7:21 AM 10/4/2013

    BATON ROUGE - Secretary of State Tom Schedler is encouraging all residents eligible to vote in the Oct. 19 municipal and 5th Congressional District primary election to consider voting early starting this Saturday. Early voting continues through Saturday, Oct. 12, and will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 6... (More)

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