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Insurance Company Moves from Chicago to Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal joined Affirmative Insurance Holdings Inc.’s Chief Operating Officer Bob Bondi, East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Kip Holden, and Baton Rouge Area Chamber President and CEO Adam Knapp to announce Affir

EBR Sheriff Honored by Baker Police

Baker Police Chief Mike Knaps presented East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux with a Distinguished Service Medal today following a hiring and promotions ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office downtown. “I’m extremely humbled by this great honor,” Sheri

Small Business Swine Flu Guide Available

WASHINGTON— Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced the availability of a preparedness guide designed to assist small businesses in planning for the possib

UPDATE: Angola Inmate Captured After 5 Days

Smith escaped from the Louisiana State Penitentiary on Thursday, September 10th.

Governor Jindal Awards Veterans in Assumption Parish with the LA Veterans Honor Medal

PIERRE PART – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal awarded 116 veterans from Assumption Parish with the Louisiana Veterans’ Honor Medal at American Legion Post 328 in Pierre Part.

DHH Expands Access for Flu Vaccines

BATON ROUGE—The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has opened online registration for health care providers interested in administering the 2009 H1N1 flu vaccine, expected to be available initially in limited quantities in October.

Nicholls State University Enrollment Climbing

THIBODAUX – More students are choosing Nicholls State University as their institution of choice for a four-year baccalaureate degree despite recent state budget cuts to higher education, which resulted in the elimination of five low-completer program

Fatal Crash Near Grosse Tete

GROSSE TETE, La. (AP) - Two people have been killed in a two-car collision on Interstate 10 near Grosse Tete, and another person has been rushed to a Baton Rouge hospital. Louisiana State Police Sgt.

Spain to Close New Orleans Consulate

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Spain plans to close its New Orleans consulate at the end of October, a move that will cut a historic tie with the city it once governed as a colonial power. According to the city's international relations director, Lisa Ponce de