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State employee health plans to be managed by Blue Cross

House and Senate committees have approved a privatization plan for the Louisiana Office of Group Benefits. The plan will allow Blue Cross-Blue Shield to manage more than 60,000 people.

Next I-10 expansion to be delayed due to high cost

DOTD says the next construction project on I-10 will have to wait. It had been studying an expansion of the section of the freeway that runs from the Mississippi River bridge to the I-12 split.

EBR regional attendance zone plan inspires more questions than answers

Parents and teachers said Monday they needed more details before they could support the East Baton Rouge School District's proposal to create regional attendance zones.

Fighting to legalize marijuana in Louisiana

Dr. Brooks Cronin can't believe voters in Colorado and Washington were the first group in the United States to approve the recreational use of marijuana when they went to the polls on Tuesday.

Fire safety tips to remember this winter

The lows Monday night are some of the coolest we’ve seen yet this winter so naturally its time to crank up the heat and light the fireplace.

MISSING: Multi-agency search continues in Broussard

An extensive search began over the weekend for a 45-year-old woman from Eunice who has been missing for several days.

LSU alumnus named finalist for prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

Recent LSU graduate Stewart Humble, a native of Egan, La., has been named a finalist for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.

Generations of veterans honored at patriotic parade

The streets of Gonzales turned red white and blue for the "ascension Salutes it's Veterans" event and Veterans Day parade.

Holiday shoppers help sick child get closer to getting a car

Hundreds of shoppers headed out to the Belle of Baton Rouge this weekend to cross off a few items on their christmas shopping list and help a good cause.

Veterans honored at USS Kid holiday ceremony

Veterans gathered at the old state capital for the annual USS KidD Veterans Day Ceremony. Dozens of veterans listened to the sounds of war era music sung by the Baton Rouge Music Club Chorus.