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M*A*S*H actor Allan Arbus has died

Allan Arbus, the actor who played psychiatrist Maj. Sidney Freedman in the M*A*S*H television series, has died, his daughter's representative said Tuesday. He was 95.

Over 130 high-paying jobs to be filled at job fair in Gonzales

A job fair will be held in Gonzales for Methanex Corp., which is looking to hire workers for a new methanol production facility in Geismar that will open by the end of 2014.

3D study points to stability of salt dome in Bayou Corne

Preliminary imaging results from the recently completed 3D survey of a 2.28 square mile area, stretching from the Texas Brine site to beyond the Bayou Corne community, indicate that the western edge of the Napoleonville Dome has remained stable

Locals excited about IBM hiring in Baton Rouge

IBM is bringing hundreds of jobs to Baton Rouge and held a job fair Tuesday looking to fill those positions.

Education organizations meet at State Capitol to discuss legislative session

Education continues to be a hot topic in this legislative session, and educators and teachers unions are gearing up for more hot debate this year.

Charges against ricin suspect dropped

The Mississippi man accused of sending ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and other officials has been released from federal custody, a spokesman for the U.S. Marshals Service said Tuesday.

Hurricane season predicted to be active for 2013

According to predictions from the National Weather Service, it looks like this year will be a more active hurricane season.

Black market on tobacco exists no matter what the tax, what the price

Even though there will most likely be no tax increase on tobacco this year, there is always a possibility for the future.

Auditor's report highlights money troubles in Sorrento

The Town of Sorrento missed out on thousands of dollars because of unpaid traffic tickets and unpaid utility bills. That's according to a new report from the state legislative auditor's office.

Fugitive on 'Most Wanted' list returned to U.S.

Eric Toth, a suspected child predator who was a "most-wanted" fugitive when captured in Nicaragua, has been returned to the United States, FBI and Justice Department officials said.