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EBR Parish Library announces April programs for teens

The East Baton Rouge Library has announced the following programs to be held for teens throughout the month of April.

Arguments expected to erupt even among supporters of Jindal’s tax plan

One of the most powerful members of the state legislature says he thinks tax reform will get passed this session, but it will not be without a bit of a battle.

2013 legislative session sees 900 pre-filed bills; budget main focus

With just days until the start of this year's legislative session lawmakers are wasting no time in filing hundreds of bills.

Teachers' union taking battle over education reform to 2013 session

This year's legislative session could be marked by some of the same battles that dominated last year's session. That is if one teachers' union has anything to say about it.

I-12 to experience lane closures in Denham Springs area

I-12, Eastbound, between Range Avenue (Denham Springs) and Grey’s Creek, will have the following lane closures: Tuesday 4/2/13 – 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

71-year-old woman killed in multi-vehicle crash on I-12

A multi-vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 12 this morning took the life of a 71 year old Covington woman identified as Terry Gerot. The four vehicle crash took place shortly after 6:00 a.m.

Stocks: Jobs take center stage

Investors will enter the second quarter looking for fresh signs that the U.S. economic recovery is strengthening.

House Homeland Security member: North Korea not bluffing

House Homeland Security Committee member Peter King said Sunday that the recent provocative, warmongering rhetoric out of North Korea is no "empty threat."

More than 500 people served Easter lunch at St. Vincent de Paul

Some Christians spent Easter Sunday giving back to those who need our help the most. Men, women, and children of all ages packed the St. Vincent de Paul dinning room for an Easter meal.

Unrestrained driver killed in crash

Saturday, shortly before 10:30 pm, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on LA 436 in Washington Parish.