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No winner for Powerball raises jackpot to $500,000

Louisiana Lottery officials say nobody won the major jackpots in Wednesday night's drawings. Wednesday's multistate Powerball jackpot was $50 million. It goes to an estimated $60 million for Saturday's drawing.

2013 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Parade goers have already started counting down the days for the largest tourism event for Louisiana. Fat Tuesday will be held this year on February 12. This is the day before Ash Wednesday, which notes the first day of Lent.

Second annual 3rd Street Film Festival is here

For a second year, the 3rd Street Film Festival is coming to Baton Rouge.

Deftones to perform at Varsity Theatre in March

Music fans in Baton Rouge have a new item to add to a Christmas wish list. The Varsity Theatre announced this morning that Deftones have signed on to perform at the venue on March 25, 2013.

VooDoo BBQ to open 3rd BR location in Perkins Rowe

VooDoo BBQ & Grill has signed a deal on Monday, Dec. 10 to open a new location in Perkins Rowe.

Kids learn about Christmas, play with animals at live nativity scene

Our Lady of the Livingston hosted a live nativity scene for area families mixing actors and animals to entertain the crowd.

Louisiana International Film Festival announces call for entries

The Louisiana International Film Festival and Mentorship Program (LIFF), a brand-new film festival celebrating indigenous and international films with an ambitious Mentorship Program is announcing a call

Southern University presents ‘A Yuletide Gift of the Spirit’ Christmas concert

Southern University will hold its annual Christmas concert and tree lighting ceremony tonight.

Want to be part of the Super Bowl half time show featuring Beyonce?

Producers of the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Half Time Show are offering area residents an opportunity to participate in Super Bowl XLVII which will be played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Sunday, February 3, 2013.

Powerball jackpot increased to record $500 million

The Powerball jackpot for the Nov. 28 drawing climbed to $500 million Tuesday, the largest Powerball jackpot of all time and the second largest in the world.