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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


Man arrested in fatal Baton Rouge crash rebooked Wednesday in Livingston Parish

A man previously arrested in Baton Rouge after a police chase and fatal crash was rebooked Wednesday in Livingston Parish, where the… Read more

Boil-water advisory for east bank of New Orleans expected to last until Thursday afternoon

New Orleans residents from Carrollton to Village de l'Est once again found themselves clutching bottled water, taking great care as … Read more

Regulators allow more truckers to haul hazardous waste

State regulators Wednesday allowed more companies to haul toxic waste in Louisiana. Read more


Check out this weekend's prep volleyball tournament schedule

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Saints sign veteran DE Kendall Langford

The Saints are bolstering their defensive line. Read more

Salmen to retire pair of jerseys on Oct. 5

Salmen High Athletic Director and Head Football coach Gerald Leonard announced on twitter that on Oct. 5, the same day as the Sparta… Read more


James Gill: Pay attention; lest they lard up our constitution with amendments, again

Next month you are invited to vote on whether we need a new repository for tax revenues. Read more

Letters: Stonewalling of lawmakers appalling

Trying to get our Legislature to take positive stands to improve the state of Louisiana for all of our citizens instead of just tryi… Read more

Letters: Lock project doesn't make sense

Sunday’s article about the Industrial Canal Lock project had beautiful photos depicting the 100-year old lock that graces our New Or… Read more


I Eat La.: Go a little crazy with alligator

My life is so scheduled and carefully planned, it’s kind of adventurous and fun to see what evolves each crazy weekend in the kitchen. Read more

New Orleans, a city that worships food, now has a church service honoring those who make it

Food is an obsession and an object of reverence in New Orleans. Now, the city is also home to a special church service dedicated to … Read more

Behind the dish: Pearl Jam roll at Rock n Roll Sushi

If you’ve been looking for a new twist on standard sushi recipes, there’s no need to continue your hunger strike*.  Read more

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Mix of sun and clouds

Humidity: 67%
Cloud Coverage: 50%
Wind: ENE at 5 mph
Chance of Rain: 20%
UV Index: 8 Very High
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