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Louisiana congressman introduced bill to eliminate government funded oil-paintings

A Louisiana congressman introduced a bill today that would eliminate government funded oil-paintings.

Bathtub bandit arrested after selling stolen items at scrap yard

A 63-year-old man was arrested for allegedly stealing a bathtub and pieces of galvanized pipe from a trailer park.

RSD, parents ask more of each other

The head of the Recovery School District told parents he wants greater involvement from them next year. Superintendent Patrick Dobard began a series of parent meetings with a session at Dalton Elementary Wednesday night.

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.