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Motel 6 pokes fun at Super Bowl blackout in radio ad

Organizers of February's Super Bowl insist the blackout in the 3rd quarter was just a glitch that should not cast any sort of permanent shadow over the big game and how the city handled it, but at least one national company is having some f

Forbes Magazine names Baton Rouge top 25 city for seniors

Forbes Magazine has named Baton Rouge one of America’s “25 Best Places to Retire in 2013,” a ranking Mayor-President Melvin L.

Baton Rouge ranks fourth in nation for business expansion projects

The Baton Rouge area once again ranks among the best places in the country for business expansion.

LDAF warns horse owners of potential virus

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) is monitoring the Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) outbreak at the Horse Shows in the Sun (HITS) equestrian event in Ocala, Florida.

BR middle school students published in national scientific journal

Two Baton Rouge middle school students' projects that started out as part of a science fair now have been published in a national scientific journal.  

Roddy Road resurfacing to start Wednesday, officials advise alternate route

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Monday Roddy Road resurfacing work from La. 931 south to La. 621 will start Wednesday at 7 a.m.  

Officers awarded for taking drunk drivers off the streets

More than 20 law enforcement officers were recognized today for working to eliminate drunk drivers on our roads.

Ascension Parish Animal Control Center at risk of shutting its doors

Ascension Parish's Animal Control Center could end up shutting down, because parish leaders say they just don't have the money to keep it open. Animal lovers in the parish say the shelter needs to remain open.

Fatal hit-and-run crash involving motorcycle shuts down I-10 in New Orleans

A motorcyclist was killed during a crash this afternoon on I-10 in New Orleans. Police say the vehicle responsible fled the scene and they are currently seeking the suspect.

Severe Weather Awareness Week for Louisiana

This week is National Severe Weather Awareness week for Louisiana. Each day a new topic will be featured to help get you prepared for the upcoming Spring severe weather season.