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I-10 Mississippi River Bridge to close early morning on Sunday, July 25

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that The I-10 Mississippi River Bridge will be closed to traffic from 1 a.m. - 8 a.m.

Gov. Jindal Blasts Drilling Moratorium at Rally for Economic Survival

LAFAYETTE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal addressed the Rally for Economic Survival where he blasted the President’s deepwater drilling moratorium and called on the rally-goers to send a clear message to Washington, D.C.

Thousands Gathered at Lafayette Cajundome for "Rally for Economic Survival".

Thousands of people were inside Lafayette's Cajundome for today's "Rally for Economic Survival." People are gathering - hoping to encourage federal officials to life the drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico.

Capital Region Ranked One of America’s Strongest Job Markets

Baton Rouge, La. (July 21, 2010) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) announced today that Bloomberg Businessweek identified the Baton Rouge area as one of the strongest job markets in the U.S.

The Baton Rouge Rugby Club bringing flag rugby to BREC summer camps

The Baton Rouge Rugby Club will be teaching some of BREC's Summer Campers how to play flag rugby on Wednesday, July 21, from 9am - 12pm at the North Sherwood BREC facility.

Strut Your Stilettos

Strut Your Stilettos is an annual fundraiser organized by Eric Bertolet, founder and owner of Safe Nation Radio Broadcast LLC, to benefit the Capital Area Animal Welfare Society (CAAWS).

Robert Shapiro Quits Lindsay Lohan!

TMZ has learned Bob Shapiro informed the judge in Lindsay Lohan's case, he's no longer representing her. It is unclear who will represent Lindsay tomorrow when she will turn herself in.

U.S. Secret Service Financial Crimes Task Force

Drug and human trafficking, child pornography even terrorism funded by people right here in Baton Rouge. That's because criminals are stealing your credit card information to do it all.

UPDATE: Lane Closure Advisories for the I-10 and I-12 Widening Project

Baton Rouge-There are two scheduled lane closures associated with the I-12 widening project for tonight and tomorrow night. The following closures are scheduled for Monday, July 19 and Tuesday, July 20, weather permitting:

LSU Receives $2 Million Grant for Campus Network Advancing Discovery

BATON ROUGE – LSU’s state-of-the-art computer data network will soon be further advanced as a result of a nearly $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, or NSF, announced this week.