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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

Southeastern Louisiana University appoints dean of College of Business

HAMMOND — Antoinette “Toni” Phillips, a member of the Southeastern Louisiana University faculty since 1990, has been named dean of t… Read more

Trump on the rampage in Arizona

Donald Trump just showed why even some Republicans question whether he has the temperament and the capacity to serve as President. Read more

Donald Trump defends Charlottesville responses, omits reference to 'many sides'

President Donald Trump waded deep into the culture war Tuesday over Confederate statues -- while revising the very recent history of his own comments. Read more

Sports

Skippers expect another high-powered offense this season

NOTE: THIS STORY WAS WRITTEN AND INTERVIEWS CONDUCTED PRIOR TO MANDEVILLE COACH GUY LECOMPTE RESIGNING HIS POSITION ON MONDAY, AUG. 21. Read more

Baby Cakes cruise to 7-3 win to split the series with Redbirds

MEMPHIS — Scott Copeland allowed one run in six innings and the New Orleans Baby Cakes defeated the Memphis Redbirds 7-3 in the seri… Read more

Football: Finally, it's here

It seems like it has been years (at least to me), but football season has finally arrived. I know the games don’t count this week, b… Read more

Opinion

Walt Handelsman: Water Cover

For more Walt toons and animations click here. Read more

Letters: Zoo debate clouded with misinformation

BREC and Friends of the Zoo (FOZ) threaten the poor BREC Commissioners with an all or nothing sky-is-falling $150 million (no land) … Read more

Letters: Americans should probe their ancestry

To answer all the hate that seems to be running rampant in our country, I implore every person who calls himself an American to do o… Read more

Entertainment

Martin Scorsese to producer The Joker movie

Martin Scorsese is set to produce a movie based on the origins of 'Batman' villain The Joker, with 'The Hangover' helmer Todd Phillips in line to direct. Read more

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 will set up Marvel movies 'for decades'

Hollywood director James Gunn has revealed that 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' will set up decades of new Marvel movies. Read more

'Mack Twains' paddle the Mississippi River just for fun

Every year, people set out to paddle the length of the Mississippi River in canoes or kayaks. Often, it is for some larger purpose, … Read more

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More clouds than sun

Humidity: 68%
Cloud Coverage: 70%
Wind: NE at 4 mph
Chance of Rain: 20%
UV Index: 9 Very High
Sunrise: 06:36:41 am
Sunset: 07:37:24 pm

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20% 90° 74°
Afternoon showers and thunderstorms Thu
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Mainly cloudy and rainy Sat
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90% 80° 72°
Cloudy with rain Mon
80% 79° 69°
Mainly cloudy and rainy Tue
70% 79° 72°

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