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Earl K. Long to close in April

Earl K Long Medical Center is closing early. The hospital is now closing in April. The original plan was for the hospital to shut its doors in November.

Experts: Jindal could be setting himself up for 2016 presidental bid

Governor Bobby Jindal certainly made waves when he told his own party Thursday night that they had to stop being the 'stupid party', and layed out instead a new plan for the party in years to come.

Water pumping begins to ease Prairieville flooding

Ascension Parish workers turned on a temporary water pumping station to speed the removal of water from Frog Bayou.

Private, public schools to be separated in football postseason

Today the Louisiana High School Athletic Association voted to change the way the football playoff format is structured.

Hog Head cheese recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination

A Texas company announced it is recalling 4,700 pounds of hog head cheese that may be contaminated with Salmonella. Some of the products were shipped to Louisiana.

Officials looking to build juvenile detention center in Ascension Parish

Officials in Ascension Parish say they're looking at ways to house juvenile inmates inside parish limits. The facility they use now, which is in St. James Parish, is closing later this year.

B.R.A.V.E Program on track, despite increase in shootings this year

There is now a new home for the B.R.A.V.E Program in Baton Rouge. The program has been credited with a decrease in the number of murders in Baton Rouge late last year.

Quarters holds grand opening tonight

A new business has arrived in Baton Rouge and it's promising family fun with a twist. Quarters is an arcade, bowling alley and laser tag venue that becomes adults only when the clock hits 10:00 p.m.

Compressed natural gas buses feature Lafayette University-inspired 'Fueled by Nature' theme

Lafayette Consolidated Government continues to transition its transit fleet to CNG (compressed natural gas).

Changes both drastic and subtle in EBRPSS regional attendance zone plan

The East Baton Rouge Parish Public School System's plan for four regional attendance zones could have a large impact on local public education.