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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


Trump ignores reporter's Kushner question

Program aims to smooth veterans' transitions to entrepreneurship

A new program will help Louisiana veterans make a smoother transition from military and National Guard service to entrepreneurship. Read more

Ready to serve: Businesses find vets are dedicated, capable

Discipline, commitment to service, maturity and leadership honed under often challenging circumstances and an ability to adapt quick… Read more


Lady Tigers' track team finishes with 19 qualifiers for national semifinals; Tigers get eight

LEXINGTON, Ky. — On the heels of a huge qualifying day Friday, the only thing that could slow down the LSU track and field teams was… Read more

Oklahoma City cruises past Baby Cakes 10-2 as New Orleans loses third straight

Oklahoma City scored two runs in the first inning with the help of two New Orleans errors then chased starter Chris O'Grady with a t… Read more

Check out the Baton Rouge area's all-district baseball teams

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Our Views: Time to act on justice reforms

Louisiana has been America’s No. 1 jailer for two decades now. Read more

Political Horizons: Legislators Vent, Universities Cry

Over his four decades of public service Bubba Rasberry has been through plenty of state Senate confirmation hearings. Read more

James Gill: Trump's 'shortsighted' money grab spells new danger for Louisiana's coast

Among the biggest coups of Mary Landrieu's career in the U.S. Senate was passage of the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006, … Read more


300 unique New Orleans moments: Loyacano brothers roll out Lucky Dogs in 1947

New Orleans may not be known for hot dogs, but an orange-and-yellow Lucky Dog cart is like haute cuisine on wheels to many late nigh… Read more

Nell Nolan: Zoo-To-Do; Jazz Fest Gala; Sippin' in Seersucker

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Miranda Lambert, Brooks & Dunn initiate 2017 Bayou Country Superfest in the Superdome

The Bayou Country Superfest moved indoors Saturday night. After seven years at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, the Memorial Day weeken… Read more

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