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MMR expands Baton Rouge operations with 30,000-square-foot Integration Center

Baton Rouge-based MMR has expanded operations at its headquarters complex iwith the opening of a 30,000 square-foot Integration Center.  Read more

News

Advocacy groups, bar staff members say French Quarter strip club raids were a waste, endangered workers

New Orleans police and state officials suspended the alcohol permits of four French Quarter strip clubs after raids Friday found “mu… Read more

Political Horizons: Louisiana House leaders gearing up with survey so they can 'put up'

Monday is "high noon" at the State Capitol when the Democratic governor releases his deep cuts budget and the House Republicans are … Read more

Woman suffers minor injury in Skysail Avenue apartment fire, St. George Fire Department says

A woman burned her hand while trying to extinguish a fire at a Skysail Avenue apartment Saturday evening, according to St. George Fi… Read more

Sports

Bleu Devils hold off Xavier 70-69

Guard Kristopher Allmon sank a 3-pointer that gave Dillard the lead with 1:36 left, and the Bleu Devils held off Xavier to take a 70… Read more

Third times the charm: Early surge pushes Pelicans past slumping Grizzlies, 111-104

There would be no third time. Read more

UNO men's basketball team rallies past Incarnate Word

Trailing for most of the first 30 minutes, UNO made enough plays down the stretch to stay within striking distance of the Southland Conference leaders while leaving Incarnate Word winless in league play.  Read more

Opinion

Our Views: Legislators should break tradition of indecision in budget negotiations

In a guest column for The Advocate, Gov. John Bel Edwards last Sunday put a number to the pain to be felt if there is not a resoluti… Read more

James Gill: As legislation angles in its favor, riverboat gambling to evolve into land creature

In their early form, they roamed the deep but then spent more or more time on the shoreline adapting to terra firma before eventuall… Read more

Political Horizons: Louisiana House leaders gearing up with survey so they can 'put up'

Monday is "high noon" at the State Capitol when the Democratic governor releases his deep cuts budget and the House Republicans are … Read more

Entertainment

Karnival Krewe de Louisiane visits the Emerald City at Jan. 19 ball

King Dr. Chambliss Harrod and Queen Dee Keller reigned over the 31st annual Karnival Krewe de Louisiane Ball on Friday, Jan. 19, at … Read more

Krewe of Denham Springs holds a 'Party on the Nile'

The Krewe of Denham Springs held its 38th annual Mardi Gras Ball on Saturday, Jan. 20, at North Park Recreational Center in Denham Springs. Read more

Achilles goes back in time for first ball in 1957

The Mystic Krewe of Achilles staged its 62nd annual Carnival ball on Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Raising Cane’s River Center with a ta… Read more

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