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  • Jindal to attend Family Leadership Summit in Iowa

    August 8, 2014 2:03 AM

    DES MOINES, IA - Iowa's Republican Gov. Terry Branstad has spent the past year leading an effort to seize control of his state party, hoping to send a message that the kickoff presidential caucuses will be welcoming to all 2016 GOP hopefuls. But as conservative prospects flood the state for... more »
  • Men's Health Month with the 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge Play Video

    June 16, 2014 7:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - June is Men's Health Month. In accordance, the 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge is hosting a pair of events focusing on men's health. John F. Smith and Kathy Victorian stopped by 2une In Monday to talk about the events. The first is a prostate... more »
  • Youth sports concussions draws Obama's attention

    May 29, 2014 2:19 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Barack Obama is drawing attention to youth sports concussions with a White House summit with representatives of professional sports leagues, coaches, parents, young athletes, researchers and others. The Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council say not enough is known about how concussions may affect... more »
  • Teens get serious about violence after triple murder Play Video

    April 11, 2014 10:34 PM

    BAKER - Parents, friends, and peers met Friday night, two weeks after three teens were murdered at the Baker Civic Club, to talk about violence in the community. "Gun play is serious nowadays," said one teen. "You have to watch you (sic) back. My parents don't let me go... more »
  • Gonzales council approves zoning permit for company Play Video

    March 17, 2014 9:36 PM

    GONZALES- After a zoning vote that would keep one electric company out of the city, the Gonzales council approved a special zoning permit for Summit Electric Supply to build a new facility on LA 44. The company was seeking the special permit on the plot of land already zoned... more »
  • Officials describe tense meeting with Cambodian leader

    November 19, 2012 12:08 PM

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - The White House is describing as tense today's meeting between President Barack Obama and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen. Obama is the first U.S. president to set foot in Cambodia, a country that was once known for the "killing fields" of its genocidal communist regime in... more »
  • Obama first president to visit Cambodia

    November 19, 2012 10:26 AM

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - President Barack Obama is the first U.S. president to set foot in Cambodia, a country that was once known for the "killing fields" of its genocidal communist regime in the 1970s. The White House is making it clear that he's only in Cambodia to attend an... more »
  • LSU to host biofuels summit

    August 21, 2012 2:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Biofuels Processing Summit is set for Sept. 11-12 in Baton Rouge. The conference, sponsored by Louisiana State University, will be an overview of the growth of the state's biofuels industry. The program will be held at the Renaissance Hotel. Registration is $125 per person, with... more »
  • Jindal to attend school summit in New Jersey

    April 24, 2012 7:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Gov. Bobby Jindal will travel to New Jersey next week to speak to a pro-voucher group, only two weeks after the Louisiana governor signed a bill that creates a statewide voucher program that will use tax dollars to send children to private schools. The American Federation for Children... more »
  • Service learning, student art highlight UL summit

    April 17, 2012 6:38 AM

    LAKE CHARLES - McNeese State University will play host to students and faculty from its fellow University of Louisiana System institutions later this week when the system holds its first Academic Summit. It takes place Thursday and Friday at the Lake Charles campus. It will feature presentations on the subject... more »
  • Small business owners seek opportunities at summit

    October 28, 2010 1:06 PM

    Small business owners filled the Baton Rouge River Center today to find out how they could take advantage of new tax cuts and other measures that were recently signed into law. Speakers at the Baton Rouge Small Business Summit included Senator Mary Landrieu, the chair of the Senate Small Business... more »
  • 'Smarth growth' summit being held in Baton Rouge

    August 18, 2010 5:24 AM

    Community planners and national experts on everything from housing to transportation issues are gathering in Baton Rouge this week. The Center for Planning Excellence, a Baton Rouge-based organization, is hosting its fifth annual Smart Growth Summit to talk about comprehensive planning efforts for neighborhoods, communities and cities. The summit runs... more »
  • Boustany part of health summit

    February 25, 2010 5:21 AM

    A Louisiana Republican will be among dozens of Congress members attending the White House health care summit. Rep. Charles Boustany, a physician from southwestern Louisiana, opposes the plan backed by President Obama and Democratic members of Congress. Among Boustany's proposals is a plan to allow individuals to purchase insurance across... more »

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