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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


Life insurance for state employees next year still up in the air

Speed was of the essence for state administrators. Read more

Senate GOP tax bill would raise oil revenue caps for Gulf Coast states under Cassidy amendment

WASHINGTON — A measure that would potentially raise Louisiana's share of federal oil revenue in the coming decades was headed for in… Read more

Voters head to the polls Saturday to select state treasurer, consider other races

Voters across Louisiana will turn out Saturday to elect a new state treasurer, as well as weigh in on local races and tax initiatives.  Read more


LSU at Tennessee: How to watch, follow, listen to Tigers' clash with the Volunteers

Follow live as LSU faces off with Tennessee at Neyland Stadium. Read more

Photos: Week 2 of Baton Rouge playoff football

Week 2 of playoff match-ups feature Parkview Baptist at St. Thomas More, University taking on Teurlings Catholic and East Ascension … Read more

Cameron Reynolds, Melvin Frazier lift Tulane men past Colorado State

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Cameron Reynolds scored 25 points, Melvin Frazier had 23 and Tulane used a dominant first half to as Tulane d… Read more


Letters: Second Amendment often misunderstood

Even in the aftermath of mass shootings, gun advocates proclaim their Second Amendment “rights”. But what does the Second Amendment … Read more

Letters: Fagan should do more research

If Dan Fagan was not at the recent hearing held by the Urban Land Institute and its designated independent panel, I think that he sh… Read more

Edward Pratt: The costs of prison for the innocent

“I can’t go back and do anything I should have been doing when I was 35, 38, 40.” Read more


Faith Matters: Walking by faith

An old, familiar voice made an already notable celebration even more special on Sunday at New Gideon Baptist Church in Baton Rouge. Read more

Ritney Castine named pastor at Gonzales church

GONZALES — Trinity AME Church, 1420 S. Darla Ave., has announced its new pastor is the Rev. Ritney Castine. Read more

Baton Rouge area religion bulletins for week of Nov. 18

Deadline for religion bulletins is noon Monday. Email Read more

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