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$50 billion plan to stem Louisiana's fast disappearing coastline vetted

Even with the $50 billion worth of coastal restoration projects being proposed, Louisiana still can expect to lose an area about the… Read more

Edwards administration revises budget shortfall; gap now at $304M

Louisiana received a rare bit of good news about the state budget on Wednesday, although not enough to prevent looming cuts that wil… Read more

Forecast: Thunderstorms to drench south La. Thursday, Saturday; Friday, however, is looking fine

South Louisiana is in for a rainy couple of days heading into a rainy weekend, with a marginal chance of severe thunderstorms Thursd… Read more


Former LSU RB Leonard Fournette inks deal with Under Armour, will hold pep rally at St. Augustine

Former LSU running back Leonard Fournette has signed a deal with the mega sports clothing and apparel company Under Armour, and he'l… Read more

Check out these girls basketball results from Tuesday, Jan. 17

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Check out prep basketball, soccer results from Tuesday, Jan. 17

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Grace Notes: In New Orleans mayor's race, lots of positioning but little clarity

Gov. John Bel Edwards is set to host a fundraiser for state senator and Louisiana Democratic Party chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson … Read more

Our Views: Protect charter schools' funding

The definition of "charter school" starts with "public," because these are public schools that are run by independent boards. But th… Read more

Lanny Keller: A worldwide competition we might lose

Big picture, Baton Rouge has a lot going for it. Read more


New restaurant plans for Tony Angello’s, and for former Toney’s Spaghetti House on Bourbon Street

A local company that is expanding in the restaurant business now has two projects underway for properties with long histories in New… Read more

Matt Damon backs clean water campaign

Matt Damon has partnered with Water.Org and Stella Artois for the re-launch of their 2017 Buy A Lady a Drink campaign. Read more

'Mélange': Rashaad Newsome on what we own and what owns us

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Weather Today

Scattered thunderstorms


76° 68°

Scattered thunderstorms

Humidity: 78%
Cloud Coverage: 89%
Wind: SSE at 10 mph
Chance of Rain: 50%
UV Index: 2 Low
Sunrise: 07:01:47 am
Sunset: 05:29:35 pm

This Week's Forecast

Day Precip Temp
Scattered thunderstorms Wed
50% 76° 68°
Thunderstorms Thu
90% 70° 62°
Times of sun and clouds Fri
20% 80° 64°
Thunderstorms Sat
80% 72° 58°
A few morning showers Sun
60% 66° 49°
More sun than clouds Mon
10% 62° 46°
Abundant sunshine Tue
10% 73° 59°

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