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Manship Theatre to Offer Holiday Films

Baton Rouge, La. – The Manship Theatre presents an afternoon of holiday entertainment for the whole family on December 5 beginning at 3 p.m. The Manship will show two beloved holiday films: “The Polar Express” and “A Christmas Story”.

Southern University to Host Dronet Challenge

BATON ROUGE- Southern University's Navy ROTC unit is gearing up for the 3rd annual Dronet Challenge set to take place November 21 from 8:45 a.m. to noon at Southern University's A.W. Mumford Stadium.

You can Now pay EBR Traffic Tickets Online

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office traffic tickets can now be paid online through the EBRSO website at http://www.ebrso.org.

Hispanic Students Eligible for Scholarship Money

Washington, DC (November 16, 2009) – The Hispanic College Fund today opened student applications for its 2010-2011 scholarship season.

Hornets' Chris Paul Out Indefinitely

An MRI performed on Hornets guard Chris Paul confirmed a left ankle sprain. He is out indefinitely.

Other Baton Rouge Area Election Results

BATON ROUGE (WGMB) - - Some East Baton Rouge voters had additional taxes to vote on. Two neighborhoods decided to pay to start up crime prevention districts. In West Feliciana Parish, voters approved a parish-wide 1% tax. In St.

Holden's Baton Rouge Tax Proposal Fails

BATON ROUGE (WGMB) - Baton Rouge residents said no a second time to Mayor-President Kip Holden's tax proposal.

Guard Stabbed During Tailgating Party at LSU

Developing News from the Fox News Baton Rouge Newsroom. LSU Police are looking for a man they say stabbed a female security guard at the LSU Law School Saturday. There was a private homecoming function at the Law School.

FDA Backs off Raw Oyster Ban

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is backing off a plan to ban raw oysters from the Gulf of Mexico during warm weather. The FDA acted after meeting with fierce resistance from the oyster industry and Gulf Coast lawmakers.

Jefferson Gets 13 Year Sentence

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana residents had mixed reactions about former Congressman William Jefferson's 13-year sentence handed down Friday in federal court in Virginia. Jefferson was sentenced for taking bribes and given the longest term ever imp