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Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre to hold fourth annual Dancin’ in the Streets

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s fourth annual Dancin’ in the Streets fundraiser will be Saturday, March 23 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Perkins Rowe Great Hall.

Mayor Holden upholds recommendation to fire police chief

In a very public hearing, now former police chief Dewayne White and Mayor Kip Holden went head to head over the chief’s termination.

ExxonMobil wants to increase percentage of female engineers

Reports suggest that women typically don't pursue careers related to math and science. ExxonMobil wants to change that.

Regional Arts Council of Zachary schedules membership meeting

The Regional Arts Council of Zachary (RACZ) is hosting their quarterly membership meeting on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at the Zachary Branch Library located at 1900 Church St. in Zachary.

Man killed crossing the road

A man died trying to cross Airline Highway. That's according to Baton Rouge Police Department. They say it happened just after midnight Saturday in the 5,500 block of airline highway.

School board officials taking tours to pin point issues that need fixing

Starting today, school board members are touring each school in the West Baton Rouge district to help find solutions to problems that need to be fixed.

BRPD Chief's fight is far from over says attorney

The fight over former Police Chief Dewayne White’s termination looks to be far from over.

Parents outraged over lack of communication during lockdown

Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies say they have now arrested Jarred Dotey. Springfield schools were put on lockdown while deputies searched for Dotey who has a list of charges to answer to.

Majority upset about firing of BRPD chief Dewayne White

Mayor Kip Holden chose not to stick around after the hearing in which he fired Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White. If he had, he would have heard lots of comments that opposed his decision.

Long anticipated I-10 construction project ends, 6 lanes now open

Today, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) Secretary Sherri H.