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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


Jambalaya dinner to raise funds for funeral of shooting victim ends with another shooting; brother shot six times

GONZALES — A man helping with a jambalaya cookout to help pay for the funeral expenses of an Ascension Parish resident fatally gunne… Read more

St. Helena Central principal named principal of Istrouma High in BR to lead its August reopening

With less than four months until it reopens, Istrouma High School in Baton Rouge finally has a principal. Read more

Acadiana business, community leaders learning lessons of Lexington, Ky.

A delegation of 75 Acadiana business and community leaders are spending three days in Lexington, Kentucky, to learn lessons from the… Read more


Covington, Chalmette, St. James and West St. John fall short in first round upset bids

Airline senior Cameron Parikh's RBI single in the seventh broke a scoreless tie and gave Covington a season-ending 1-0 loss in the o… Read more

Baseball playoffs: Hahnville routs Thibodaux 10-0 in opening round

District 7-5A foes Hahnville and Thibodaux met in baseball for the third time in 21 days Monday, but a trip to the second round of t… Read more

LSU softball hosts South Alabama on Tuesday night

It's the end of the season for the LSU softball team — kind of. Read more


Walt Handelsman: Unity

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Guest column: Dispute reporting harms museum system, erodes public trust

From Napoleon’s death mask to Louis Armstrong’s first cornet, the Louisiana State Museum collects, preserves, and displays artifacts… Read more

Letters: Carville, Landrieu should be sentenced to history class

It seems James Carville is spoiling for a fight with most citizens of his own state. He wants to enshrine William T. Sherman, the Un… Read more


'The Voice': Louisiana's Hunter Plake picks up speed, breaks into iTunes charts

With a game plan, a new haircut and his first uptempo song, Louisiana singer Hunter Plake performed as a top 12 finalist on "The Voi… Read more

Millie Gladney — 105 years of a life well lived

All things in moderation — those are the words Mildred "Millie" Saucier Wood Gladney has lived by for 105 years. Read more

The B-Side tells the rest of the story in New Venture Theatre's 'Brownsville Song (B-Side for Tray)'

Tim Sandifer is not a fan of subtitles, but for "Brownsville Song (B-Side for Tray)," it just works. Read more

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