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Local NFL Player Receives Proclamation

Former LSU standout and NFL veteran Howard Green Jr., received an Ascension Parish proclamation from Parish President Tommy Martinez last week during a visit to the parish administration building.

Pharmacy services guide released to assist elderly citizens, pharmacy services still available

The Division of Administration (DOA) released a list of programs and resources that are available to assist elderly residents with discount pharmacy services.

Teen dies in ATV crash; speeding, no helmet contributing factors

A 16-year-old died over the weekend in an ATV crash. Officials say he was not wearing a helmet.

Manda expands its meat recall to include additional products

Manda Fine Meat, the East Baton Rouge-based meat company, is expanding its recall.

95 Louisiana runners registered to participate in Boston Marathon

A total of 95 runners from Louisiana were registered to participate in the Boston Marathon, where two explosions were set off near the finish line. In all, 26,839 runners and wheelchair racers registered.

Baton Rouge natives touch on controversial topics in new documentary

Two Baton Rouge filmmakers are getting ready to release a brand new documentary discussing tolerance in East Baton Rouge. It's called "The Inclusion Illusion: One Baton Rouge."

Saints sign quarterback Seneca Wallace to a 1-year contract

The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have signed quarterback Seneca Wallace to a one-year contract. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

Teen arrested for brining loaded handgun to Glen Oaks High School

An 8th grader at Glen Oaks High School was arrested today for allegedly brining a loaded gun on campus.

Governor's Jindal's proposed tax plan dropped in House committee

Governor Bobby Jindal’s hopes of repealing the income tax and pushing through a large tax plan overhaul have been stalled once again.

Nine Inch Nails, Pearl Jam sign on to headline 2013 Voodoo Music Experience

The annual music festival held in New Orleans over Halloween weekend has announced that Pearl Jam and Nine Inch Nails will headline this year’s event.