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A man was found dead inside a Meadowbrook Avenue house fire, St. George Fire Department said Monday morning. [Read More]
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A new crime fighting initiative in Baton Rouge is positioning itself to address gun violence from the ground up, hoping to change the culture one... [Read More]
Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses and announcing 142 store closures that will include... [Read More]
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The SEC has named LSU linebacker Devin White and placekicker Cole Tracy among its players of the week, the conference announced Monday. [Read More]
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LSU placekicker Cole Tracy has been named one of the Lou Groza Award's "Stars of the Week" for the third time this season. [Read More]
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Requests from commercial businesses and residential communities wanting to be absorbed into the Baton Rouge city limits could once again cripple efforts to create a... [Read More]
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Stand for Children once again looks to be a big player in races for East Baton Rouge Parish School Board. [Read More]
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A Prairieville man was booked Saturday night on seventh-offense DWI, Louisiana State Police reported Sunday evening. [Read More]
Louisiana State Police officials have released the name of the motorcyclist killed in a crash Saturday night in Livingston Parish. [Read More]
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After a loaded 18-wheeler jammed into a home in Central early Sunday, firefighters had to rescue the trapped driver from "one of the most complicated... [Read More]
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A new ordinance restricting the behavior of bicyclists on West Feliciana Parish roads has angered the local cycling community whose members have responded by canceling... [Read More]
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The New Orleans Saints have settled their secondary and haven't had many coverage busts since playing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the season opener, which... [Read More]
The operator of a crane barge that slammed into the Sunshine Bridge at Donaldsonville early Friday, shuttering the critical span, has a history of marine... [Read More]
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Among the bad lists, one stands out for Louisiana's future: higher costs for college educations for tomorrow's workers and leaders. [Read More]
When state aid to higher education goes down, tuition goes up and the poor are hit especially hard. [Read More]
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Let New Orleans drown in water and red ink or stop giving special interests money to finance their real-life Monopoly game? It should be a... [Read More]
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A man was shot and killed at a Florida Boulevard gas station Saturday night in a brazen act of violence that left his family mourning... [Read More]
When Drew Brees came to the Saints in 2006, his shoulder was so torn up that nobody else wanted him. A wounded quarterback for a... [Read More]
1, Dutchtown (21-2): The Griffins are unbeaten in Division I, District 4, having won nine straight and remain on top. [Read More]
Our discussion of men's ties brought us this bit of whimsy, penned in 1982 by Frances P. Billeaud and called "The Ties That Bind":... [Read More]
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