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Fill up on free pancakes for good cause

Calling all pancake lovers Tuesday February 5 is your chance to get free pancakes plus help out sick kids.

DOTD issues travel advisory for Mardi Gras holidays

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advised drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana during the Mardi Gras holidays from Friday, February 8 to Tuesday, Fe

Gas prices take bigger bite of Americans' income

Americans are pumping about 4% of their incomes into buying gasoline, according to a government report.

Aftermath crew helps families find closure after crime scene is cleared

Police, firefighters and EMT’s all assist at crime scenes to help with investigations and assist the families, but what happens after? Who cleans up the mess?

Pinnacle Entertainment donates $10,000 to compulsive gambling association

Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc., parent company of the L’Auberge and Boomtown brands, recently donated $10,000 to the Louisiana Association on Compulsive Gaming on behalf of the company’s four Louisiana properties.

Louisiana Spirits announces new spirit, 'Bayou Rum'

Louisiana Spirits LLC is proud to announce Bayou Rum as the brand name for their soon to be released rum made from Louisiana sugar cane.

Super Bowl traffic helps Baton Rouge airport show off its benefits

For years the Baton Rouge Airport has worked to brand itself as a better alternative to New Orleans. Today they gained the chance to make that message known to thousands of Super Bowl fans who are heading home.

Crime scene cleanup: What happens after the investigation ends

Every minute someone dies in the country, whether it be by natural death, homicide or suicide. What happens after? Who cleans it up?

Free SAT practice testing offered at Goodwood library

A free SAT practice test will be given at the Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Boulevard, on Saturday, February 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The test is open to all teens in grades 9-12.

Nightclub burns down one day after celebrating one year anniversary

One day after a nightclub celebrated its one year anniversary a fire broke out and destroyed the building.