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Celeb chef Paula Deen admits using racial slur in deposition

Celebrity chef Paula Deen denies she's ever told racial jokes, but she did acknowledge using the "N" word, according to her deposition in a lawsuit.

Up in the sky, look: It's Supermoon!

The heavens will deliver a rare treat to moonstruck romantics and werewolves Sunday who rise before the sun. A feat of lunar synchronicity will create a Supermoon.

Farm failure bill portends problems for immigration in the House

Momentum in the Senate may be building for passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill after a border security deal was announced this week, but House GOP opposition to immigration legislation remains the biggest roadblock to a bill gett

Hams take over the air waves

When the lights go out and cell phones don't work emergency responders depend on one group: hams. Baton Rouge amateur radio operators or hams hosted a field day to test their skills and teach kids their craft.

Baton Rouge groups walk for a purpose

Two Baton Rouge groups got together to sweat and bring a message of good health into neighborhoods off North Foster near Capital Elementary.

U.S. seeks Snowden extradition in NSA leaks case

The United States has contacted authorities in Hong Kong to seek the extradition of Edward Snowden, the man who admitted leaking top-secret details about U.S. surveillance programs, a senior U.S. administration official said Saturday.

Annual Business Opportunities Workshop to be held at River Center

The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport will hold its 8th Annual Small Business Opportunities Workshop on Wednesday, June 26th at the Baton Rouge River Center.

EBRSO K-9 teams at the top of the class again

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office K-9 Division received numerous awards and national certifications in narcotics detection this month at the United State Police Canine Association (USPCA) National Detector Dog Certification Trials in

Lottery Drawing produce $26.4 million in winnings in May, scratch off winners claim $10.8 million

Coinciding with a sales boost from last month’s record Powerball jackpot as well as a Powerball jackpot win in Louisiana, the Lottery reported an increase in the total amount of draw-style winnings to more than $26.4 million in prizes won

Metro Councilwoman Ronnie Edwards to host community meeting

District 5 Councilwoman Ronnie Edwards will hold a Citizens Advisory Council meeting on Monday, June 24th at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Delmont Service Center, located at 3535 Riley St.