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Baton Rouge marathoner shares Boston Marathon experience

Members of the Varsity Sports/Run Louisiana team who competed in Monday’s Boston Marathon returned home to Baton Rouge Tuesday. Many of them like Erin Oswalt finished the 26.2 mile race before the explosions went off.

IBM holds recruiting session at Southern University

With IBM en route to Baton Rouge, the hiring and recruiting process is well underway. Today, it continued at Southern Univeristy.

Child advocates to visit State Capitol tomorrow

Child Advocacy Centers (CAC) and CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates, will join hundreds of other child and family advocates at the Capitol on April 18.

Bill to ban more synthetic drugs passes through house committee

A bill that would outlaw more synthetic cannabinoids and bath salt type drugs - is one step closer to being made law.

Former governors meet to discuss changes in Louisiana, taxes

A rare meeting of all four living former governors of Louisiana took place at an LSU government panel.

Advocates for cigarette tax increase rally at the State Capitol

Dozens of people filled the steps of the State Capitol today, pushing for an increase in the cigarette tax.

LSU PD looking for theft suspect

A man is wanted for questioning in regards to a theft which occurred at the International Cultural Center located on Dalrymple Drive at W. Lakeshore on April 8 by LSU Police.

BESE Board ok's plan to change high school guidance counsoler policy

Louisiana high schools could soon have more options when it comes to how they provide guidance counseling for students.

Alex Box Stadium field to be named after legendary coach Skip Bertman

The LSU Board of Supervisors on Wednesday unanimously approved a proposal from the LSU Athletic Department to name the baseball field at Alex Box Stadium after legendary baseball coach Skip Bertman.

$1 Billion ammonia production project announced in Jefferson Parish, will create 540 new jobs

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal – along with Dyno Nobel Americas President Daniel McAtee and Cornerstone Chemical CEO Greg Zoglio – announced the companies will invest a combined $1.025 billion for a new ammonia production facility and