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Recycling pickups for Christmas and New Years released

Curbside recycling for Tuesday December 25, 2012, and Tuesday January 1, 2013 will be made up over a two-day period as follows: December 25 make up: Wednesday December 26 and Thursday December 27

Second annual 3rd Street Film Festival is here

For a second year, the 3rd Street Film Festival is coming to Baton Rouge.

Tis' the season to give back what you get

Before you head out to the mall this week, maybe you should take time to rethink what you’re doing with those not so perfect gifts.

Acadian Ambulance medic reunites with coworker who delivered him

Two Acadian Ambulance medics recently reunited after 21 years. However, the last time they were together, one of them was a newborn.

Falling off the 'Fiscal Cliff' could cut your first paycheck of the year

If a deal on the fiscal cliff isn't reached soon you could be seeing some unwelcome tax increases on your next pay check.

DOTD prepared to respond to winter weather and icy road conditions

With the possibility of snow, rain and sleet over the next few months in central and north Louisiana, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that department staff is prepared to deal with winter weathe

'Explosive' lightning destroys water line, large tree

Residents of the Tranquility Lakes subdivision remained in awe more than 24 hours after a lightning bolt destroyed a tree, broke a water line, and forced a boil water order.

East Baton Rouge Parish offers tree recycling options

Just like in years past, trucks will roll through the streets of East Baton Rouge Parish to provide a symbolic end to the Christmas season, to recycle trees.

No Pick 3/Pick 4 drawings on Christmas Day

The Louisiana Lottery Corporation announced that there will be no Pick 3 or Pick 4 drawings on Tuesday, December 25, Christmas Day. The drawing for Mega Millions, a multistate jackpot game, will be conducted as regularly scheduled.

Christmas Day Stabbing in Baker

A Baker woman is facing murder charges on Christmas after allegedly stabbing her brother to death just after midnight.