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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

St. Tammany School Board approves cell phones in schools for emergency use only

The St. Tammany Parish School Board voted unanimously Thursday night to allow students to bring cell phones to public schools but said they… Read more

Walt Handelsman's latest animation offers up a list of fun (?) political summer camps

Advocate cartoonist Walt Handelsman's "Political Summer Camp Guide" imagines summer camps the two political parties might hold. Spoiler ale… Read more

By wide margin, Ascension Parish Council kills proposed ballot measure to abolish elected parish president position

GONZALES — After nearly a year of public debate, it appears Ascension Parish voters won't get to decide this December whether to keep its e… Read more

Sports

Live Oak's Camdyn Ingram placed second at Greco Roman national tournament

FARGO, N.D. — Sometimes a career highlight happens when you least expect it. Live Oak High wrestler Camdyn Ingram made history competing in… Read more

Like father, like son: Drew Brees' sons, father show off trick shot skills in Dude Perfect video

It appears Drew Brees' passing and trick shot making ability runs in the family.  Read more

Healthy optimism: Deebo Samuel can be a game-charger — if he can stay on the field

ATLANTA — Tyshun “Deebo” Samuel still lives up to his childhood nickname. Read more

Opinion

Walt Handelsman's latest animation offers up a list of fun (?) political summer camps

Advocate cartoonist Walt Handelsman's "Political Summer Camp Guide" imagines summer camps the two political parties might hold. Spoiler ale… Read more

Walt Handelsman: Stepping in...

For more Walt toons and animations click here. Read more

Walt Handelsman: Double Negative

For more Walt toons and animations click here. Read more

Entertainment

Trevante Rhodes: Shooting The Predator was 'perfect'

Trevante Rhodes found shooting 'The Predator' to be "perfect", thanks to a fantastic performance by Brian Prince, who plays the extraterrestrial hunter. Read more

Eddie Redmayne: Fantastic Beasts 2 is 'darker'

Eddie Redmayne says 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' is "darker" than the first instalment. Read more

Richard Madden to play Elton John's manager in Rocketman

Richard Madden is in talks to take on the role of Sir Elton John's former manager John Reid in 'Rocketman', the fantasy musical about his formative years. Read more

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Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 90s and lows in the upper 70s.

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