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  • Top local fashion designers on display this week check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 26, 2015 7:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Do you like to stay up-to-date when it comes to fashion? You can get a sneak peak of some up-and-coming fashion trends in Baton Rouge this weekend. The Oneofakind Baton Rouge Fashion week is back for a second year. It will feature the work of some... more »
  • Sentencing Thursday for 2 former councilmen

    September 23, 2013 9:48 AM

    SHREVEPORT- Former Monroe City Councilmen Arthur Gilmore and Robert Stevens are scheduled to be sentenced this week for accepting bribe payments. The News-Star reports they are set to appear for sentencing at the federal courthouse in Shreveport on Thursday. They each face up to 20 years in prison. Gilmore and... more »
  • Soft open on Wall Street; Citi leads banks higher

    July 15, 2013 9:09 AM

    NEW YORK- Stocks are slipping in early trading on Wall Street as the market comes off its best week since January. The Dow Jones industrial average was down six points at 15,457 after the first few minutes of trading Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was off two points... more »
  • Weekly unemployment claims increase

    June 28, 2013 11:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending June 22 increased from the previous week's total. The state labor department figures released Friday show the initial claims increased to 3,026 from the previous week's total of 2,915. For the comparable week a year earlier,... more »
  • School leaders to talk about four-day school week

    April 18, 2013 9:48 PM

    CLINTON- School system leaders in East Feliciana Parish are considering a four-day school week. Monday, it will be discussed at a special board meeting. Earlier this month, voters said no to a property tax that would have funded system improvements. In October, Superintendent Henderson Lewis Jr. warned... more »
  • ULM, LSU, Nicholls share POW honors

    January 15, 2013 10:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Amos Olatayo of ULM earned the most votes in a tight choice for men's player of the week while KK Bain of Nicholls State and Adrienne Webb of LSU split the women's votes as chosen for the weekly honor by a panel of Louisiana Sports Writers Association... more »
  • LSU's Coleman named SEC Player of the Week

    December 3, 2012 12:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's Shavon Coleman has been named Southeastern Conference Player of the Week. Coleman, from Thibodaux, has scored in double figures each of the last four games and again came off the bench to score 14-of-his-18 points in the second half as he helped the Tigers rally from... more »
  • ULL, McNeese, LSU have LSWA Players of the Week

    November 20, 2012 10:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Players from Louisiana-Lafayette, McNeese State and LSU earned the votes from the members of the Louisiana Sports Writers Association for Player of the Week honors in Louisiana college football. Terrance Broadway, the quarterback for the Cajuns, had a 403 yard offensive night to earn offensive honors while... more »
  • SEC names Manziel offensive player of week

    November 12, 2012 4:00 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is the Southeastern Conference offensive player of the week. Manziel produced 345 total yards and two passing touchdowns to lead the Aggies to an upset of Alabama. Defensive backs D.J. Swearinger of South Carolina and LSU's Craig Loston share league defensive honors.... more »
  • LSU's Mills, Montgomery receive SEC honors

    September 10, 2012 11:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southeastern Conference recognized two LSU players for their performance in the Tigers' win over Washington this weekend. Freshman cornerback Jalen Mills and junior defensive end Sam Montgomery received SEC Player of the Week honors. Mills was named Freshman of the Week, and Montgomery Defensive Lineman... more »
  • Tigers, Jags enter game week

    August 27, 2012 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers and the Southern Jaguars are now just five days away from kicking off the 2012 season. Coach Les Miles and the Tigers play host to North Texas Saturday night, while the Southern Jaguars travel to New Mexico. As of now, both teams... more »
  • Weekly US oil, gas rig count up 11 to 1,984

    March 16, 2012 12:48 PM

    HOUSTON - The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. is up by 11 this week to 1,984. The Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. reported Friday that 1,317 rigs were exploring for oil and 663 for natural gas. Four were listed as... more »
  • Hurricane forecasting, storm projections

    March 5, 2012 5:42 PM

    CHARLESTON, S.C. - The director of the National Hurricane Center expects the agency soon will be able to project hurricane positions a week ahead of time. The Hurricane center now projects storm positions five days out, although Director Bill Read admitted confidence in those forecasts diminishes over time. ... more »
  • St. Helena considers longer school week

    February 24, 2012 6:08 AM

    GREENSBURG - Students and teachers in St. Helena Parish may have their workweek extended as the school board's Education Committee approved returning to a five-day school week for the 2012-13 school year. Schools in St. Helena have followed a four-day schedule with extended classroom hours Tuesday through Friday since October... more »
  • Miller to start job as BRCC head next week

    February 9, 2012 7:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - New Baton Rouge Community College Chancellor Andrea Lewis Miller is taking over the job next week after interim Chancellor Jim Horton wraps up his duties on Friday. Miller, who is moving from her job heading SOWELA Technical Community College, says she is "extremely excited" about the new... more »
  • Home catches fire twice in one week

    July 17, 2011 9:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Fire investigators say this is the second time in a week that someone has set fire to a home in the 4800 block of Mohican in Baton Rouge. Early this morning firefighters were called to the house where they found fire shooting from the attic. Firefighters were... more »
  • U.S. rig count up by 6 this week

    January 7, 2011 2:12 PM

    HOUSTON (AP) - The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by six this week to 1,700. Houston-based Baker Hughes Inc. on Friday reported that 914 rigs were exploring for gas and 777 for oil. Nine were listed as miscellaneous. A year... more »

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