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Unclaimed $10,000 Powerball prize set to expire on April 4

A Powerball ticket bought back in October worth $10,000 expires on Thursday. It was bought at a Kajan Mart in Carencro. The numbers on the ticket matched numbers from a drawing held October 6th.

Graduation Day: 46 new deputies, officers join ranks in local law enforcement

Forty-six trained deputies and officers are joining the ranks of more than 20 area agencies. The graduating class consists of officers and deputies from across the capitol area.

England in 1819 represents BR in Paste Magazine’s list of Louisiana bands

Twelve Louisiana-based bands gained a place in the national spotlight with in the latest installment of the 50 States Project by Paste Magazine. Only one band, however, from the Baton Rouge-area made the list.

Cabela’s Ladies’ Day Out set for April 6

Cabela’s Gonzales celebrates the growing number of women enjoying the outdoors with “Ladies Day Out”, April 06, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

April proclaimed as Bike Month in Ascension Parish

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez proclaimed April as “Bike Month" in Ascension Parish. President Martinez read the proclamation aloud during the parish council meeting on March 21.

Obama announces $100M to unlock mysteries of the brain

President Obama on Tuesday will unveil a $100 million initiative to research the human brain, in hopes of unlocking further understanding of brain disorders.

SU’s ‘Jukebox’ performs in new Jonas Brother video

The Southern University Marching Band continues to expand its global recognition today with the premiere of the Jonas Brothers, that’s

April Fools' Day joke? Entergy advises 'pay now' over two cents

Lots of people were victims of April Fools' pranks Monday. Abby Jones thought she might have been one of them when she opened up her electric bill. Entergy said it wanted her two cents. Literally.

Workshops to find and use resources on Alzheimer's to be held in Ascension Parish

Sharing the Journey: Resources 101 is designed to educate Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers on how to navigate the library and internet for resources, improve quality of life for Alzheimer’s patients and gain tools to cope.<

Proposed fix to help fight traffic from Baton Rouge Metro area to New Orleans Metro area

A proposed "West Bank Connector" project could help cut down on traffic from West Baton Rouge all the way to St. Charles Parish.