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Exclusive Behind the Scenes Tour of Celtic Studios

Our Kelsey Scram takes us on an exclusive behind the scenes tour of Celtic Studios. For more information, visit www.thecelticmediacentre.com.

Cajun Hollywood Part 2

What do Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick Dempsey, and Ashley Judd all have in common? They’ve each filmed a move here in Baton Rouge, within the last year.

Causeway Interchange Phase 1 and 2 update

On Friday, July 16, from 9 am -3 pm Southbound Causeway Blvd. will be reduced to one lane on the Veterans overpass. This closure is necessary so that crews can install new drainage pipes for the new interchange.

Randy Rice and Jim Nasium WFMF Reunion

The legendary morning team from the 1980s, gathers with other announcers from that time for a one time reunion this Friday 3p-6p on 96.1 The River.

O'Neal Widening Lane Closure Update- Lane Closure Rescheduled

The lane closure that was originally scheduled for northbound and southbound La. 3245 (O’Neal Lane) in Baton Rouge from I-12 to U.S. 190 on Monday night, July 12, to Friday night, July 16, has been postponed.

Investigation Into Roller Coaster Death

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is looking into a possible accidental death of a woman who fell from a roller coaster at Dixie Landing at 18142 E. Perkins today at approximately 4:10 p.m.

Alan Levine resigns as DHH Secretary

BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced Alan Levine will step down as Secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals, a role he has held since January 14, 2008.

O'Neal Lane Widening Project lane closure update

Northbound and Southbound La. 3245 (O’Neal Lane) in Baton Rouge from I-12 to U.S. 190 will be closed intermittently in both directions from Monday night, July 12 to Friday night, July 16. This lane closure will be allowed from 8 p.m.

Why Louisiana has become the Cajun Hollywood

While many businesses are struggling because of the Crisis on the Coast, one industry is booming. That's the film industry.

Governor Jindal Cracks Down on Sexual Predators

BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed five bills into law from the Governor’s 2010 legislative package to strengthen the ability of law enforcement to track down and punish sexual predators that prey on children.