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Local NFL Player Receives Proclamation

Former LSU standout and NFL veteran Howard Green Jr., received an Ascension Parish proclamation from Parish President Tommy Martinez last week during a visit to the parish administration building.

Pharmacy services guide released to assist elderly citizens, pharmacy services still available

The Division of Administration (DOA) released a list of programs and resources that are available to assist elderly residents with discount pharmacy services.

Teen dies in ATV crash; speeding, no helmet contributing factors

A 16-year-old died over the weekend in an ATV crash. Officials say he was not wearing a helmet.

Eight year-old boy among the 2 dead in Boston Marathon explosion

Two bombs struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, turning a celebration into a bloody scene of destruction.

Manda expands its meat recall to include additional products

Manda Fine Meat, the East Baton Rouge-based meat company, is expanding its recall.

95 Louisiana runners registered to participate in Boston Marathon

A total of 95 runners from Louisiana were registered to participate in the Boston Marathon, where two explosions were set off near the finish line. In all, 26,839 runners and wheelchair racers registered.

Baton Rouge natives touch on controversial topics in new documentary

Two Baton Rouge filmmakers are getting ready to release a brand new documentary discussing tolerance in East Baton Rouge. It's called "The Inclusion Illusion: One Baton Rouge."

Explosion at finish line of Boston Marathon; severe injuries reported

Two large explosions rocked an area near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing two and injuring at least 28 people and spewing wreckage in its wake.

Your taxes are due!

You've had months to procrastinate, but now it's crunch time. Despite delays to the kick-off of tax season, Monday, April 15 at midnight is still the deadline to get your taxes to Uncle Sam.

Governor's Jindal's proposed tax plan dropped in House committee

Governor Bobby Jindal’s hopes of repealing the income tax and pushing through a large tax plan overhaul have been stalled once again.