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Lane closures to be held on Mississippi River Bridge

Eastbound and Westbound US 190 Mississippi River Bridge in East and West Baton Rouge Parishes, from the West abutment of the bridge to the East abutment of the bridge, may have one lane closed from Monday, June 24th through Saturday, June 29th.

Hammond physician group to host men's wellness event

The City of Hammond and North Oaks Physician Group will host a "Man Up and Get Informed" Men's Health Month event beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25 in the gym at the Michael J.

Hams take over the air waves

When the lights go out and cell phones don't work emergency responders depend on one group: hams. Baton Rouge amateur radio operators or hams hosted a field day to test their skills and teach kids their craft.

Baton Rouge groups walk for a purpose

Two Baton Rouge groups got together to sweat and bring a message of good health into neighborhoods off North Foster near Capital Elementary.

Annual Business Opportunities Workshop to be held at River Center

The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport will hold its 8th Annual Small Business Opportunities Workshop on Wednesday, June 26th at the Baton Rouge River Center.

EBRSO K-9 teams at the top of the class again

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office K-9 Division received numerous awards and national certifications in narcotics detection this month at the United State Police Canine Association (USPCA) National Detector Dog Certification Trials in

Lottery Drawing produce $26.4 million in winnings in May, scratch off winners claim $10.8 million

Coinciding with a sales boost from last month’s record Powerball jackpot as well as a Powerball jackpot win in Louisiana, the Lottery reported an increase in the total amount of draw-style winnings to more than $26.4 million in prizes won

Metro Councilwoman Ronnie Edwards to host community meeting

District 5 Councilwoman Ronnie Edwards will hold a Citizens Advisory Council meeting on Monday, June 24th at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Delmont Service Center, located at 3535 Riley St.

Is gold losing its safe haven appeal?

The recent volatility in global financial markets hasn't done much to boost falling gold prices. Despite choppy trading in stocks and bonds, gold prices have struggled to move back above $1,400 an ounce.

Gov. Jindal vetoes Juban Crossing funding bill again

Gov. Bobby Jindal dealt another in the long list of setbacks for the Juban Crossing project. He vetoed SB 50 on Friday, which provided for up to $45 million in bonds for infrastructure and construction costs.