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A 'Katniss' for New Orleans 'Hunger Games' Spoof

You knew it was coming: A Hunger Games spoof.

Compromise could lead to passage of Sunday alcohol sales law

Compromise may lead to a repealing of East Baton Rouge's blue laws when Metro Council convenes on Wednesday.

People hope job fair will turn their luck around

Life hasn't been easy for 42 year-old Shelton Watson. "I've struggled. I've lost my apartment. I lost my job, had no income, had nowhere to stay," says Watson.

ATC’s newest member: A synthetic marijuana-detecting K-9

Louisiana Office of Alcohol & Tobacco Control (ATC) Commissioner Troy Hebert has announced the establishment of an elite K-9 unit. ATC’s newest member is trained to detect odors associated with synthetic marijuana.

Louisiana voters: What you need to know before you vote on constitutional amendments

In addition to President of the United States, EBR Mayor-President, and other local races, there are nine constitutional amendments you'll have a chance to vote on.

Mayor Kip Holden to help celebrate National Food Day at Glasgow Middle School tomorrow

Wednesday, October 24 is National Food Day, and Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden and the partners from his Healthy Baton Rouge Initiative will join forces with Congressman Bill Cassidy, Glasgow Middle School, the LSU Ag Center, l

Louisiana Lottery prevents theft, finds ticket’s rightful owner

Signing the back of his ticket protected a Louisiana Lottery player from theft and derailed an attempt at fraud.

Annual golf event raises funds for families of fallen soldiers

Dozens took the swing to help raise money for families of fallen soldiers.

“Pepper’s Ghost” Haunts the Hopkins Black Box October 24-28

The Hopkins Black Box theatre at LSU presents “Pepper’s Ghost,” a performance that reaches back into history to re-create a “phantasmagoria.”

Red Ribbon week teaches local kids to say no to drugs, alcohol

Students at Park Elementary are learning to say no to drugs and alcohol. It's all part of Red Ribbon week at the school.