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April Fools' Day joke? Entergy advises 'pay now' over two cents

Lots of people were victims of April Fools' pranks Monday. Abby Jones thought she might have been one of them when she opened up her electric bill. Entergy said it wanted her two cents. Literally.

Workshops to find and use resources on Alzheimer's to be held in Ascension Parish

Sharing the Journey: Resources 101 is designed to educate Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers on how to navigate the library and internet for resources, improve quality of life for Alzheimer’s patients and gain tools to cope.<

Proposed fix to help fight traffic from Baton Rouge Metro area to New Orleans Metro area

A proposed "West Bank Connector" project could help cut down on traffic from West Baton Rouge all the way to St. Charles Parish.

Price Lake Road on Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge to close temporarily

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is advising all visitors to Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge that Price Lake Road, a primary access point for public outdoor recreation on the western end of the refuge, will be closed on Mon

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.