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Report: Louisiana unemployment rates dropping

A new report shows more companies across Louisiana are hiring. According to the Louisiana Workforce Commission, unemployment in Baton Rouge is at 7.2 percent, which is down from 8 percent in July.

Zachary school board gets closer to selecting new superintendent

The school board in Zachary has now interviewed all five of its candidates for superintendent.

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ExxonMobil to gain $215 million expansion in capital region

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and Exxon Mobil Corporation announced the company will expand its existing Baton Rouge Chemical Plant and Port Allen Lubricants Plant to increase capacity for synthetic lubricant base stocks manufacturing and lubric

Double fatal fire in Grand Isle, Fire Marshal investigating

Two people died last night during a fire that broke out at an apartment complex located in Grand Isle, La.

HealthyBR.com to combat child obesity in the Capitol City

Families in East Baton Rouge Parish have a new way to stay fit and find health info fast: HealthyBR.com.

Disaster Recovery Center opens in West Feliciana Parish

A State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center is open through Friday in West Feliciana Parish to assist homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained uninsured or underinsured damage to their home or personal property as a result of Hurricane I

Catholic seminary in Covington catches fire

State Fire Marshal Deputies are on the scene of a significant fire at the St. Joseph Abbey Catholic Seminary located on River Road in Covington Louisiana.

Pedestrian struck on Siegen Lane

Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a crash last night on Siegen Lane that left an unidentified pedestrian seriously injured. The crash occurred on Siegen at the intersection with Rieger Road shortly after 8:00 pm.

Lafayette Parish to host prescription take back day

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office will host a prescription drug take back day this Saturday September 29, 2012 at the Lafayette Consolidated Government Building located at 705 W University Avenue, (intersection of W University and St.