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Restaurants ready for Easter Sunday rush

People who don't want to mess up the kitchen Sunday will head to restaurants like Mason's Grill. The general manger there said Easter Sunday is one of the busiest days of the year for restaurants.

Louisiana chefs get ready to cook a mega meal

Families across Louisiana are getting ready to start cooking easter lunch. Saturday cooks crammed the groceries and farmers markets to pick up those last minute goodies.

Houma man dies after being ejected from vehicle

Shortly after 10:30 p.m. oon March 28, a Houma man was killed when he was ejected after a single vehicle crash in Schriever, LA.

Bruce Greenstein resigning as DHH Secretary

The Governor's office has said Bruce Greenstein, the secretary of DHH, is resigning. That resignation takes effect on May 1st.

Juban Crossing may receive state funding

The long-delayed Juban Crossing project could get an injection of state money. State Senator Dale Erdey has filed a bill that would create a special fund in the state budget that would be dedicated to the shopping complex.

BREC Easter holiday operating hours

The Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC) will close the administrative offices, 6201 Florida Blvd., on Fri., March 29 for Good Friday.

Governor Jindal announces plan to reform early childhood education

Governor Bobby Jindal announced his plan to implement early childhood education reforms, which he will pursue during the upcoming legislative session.

Unemployed worry about effects of Gov. Jindal's tax plan

Governor Bobby Jindal's tax plan underwent an upward revision that is raising questions among those struggling with the economy.

Bayou Corne sinkhole grows larger

In Assumption Parish, another huge chunk of land was swallowed up by the sinkhole in Bayou Corne. Now, the area's off limits to response workers until further notice.

Way of the Cross held in downtown Baton Rouge

Hundreds of Christians showed their faith on the streets of downtown Baton Rouge. They met at the Cathedral of St. Joseph for a Way of the Cross ceremony.