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Baton Rouge beer ready to serve

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--The area's first microbrewery is ready to start serving.

New business creates jobs in Zachary

ZACHARY, La (WGMB) -- A new business in Zachary is expected to create about 60 new direct jobs within the year and even more than that over time. Construction on a new galvanizing plant began in early November.

Davina Chapman's family 'relieved' trial is over

KROTZ SPRINGS, La (WGMB)--For Dolores Sanders, the last two days have been nothing if not emotional.

Former superintendent sues Baker School Board

BAKER, La (WGMB)--The former superintendent of Baker schools is taking the system to court.

Larry Snyder, Jr's mom: 'I'm heartbroken'

NEW ROADS, La (WGMB)--A slew of witnesses took the stand on the second day of the Larry John Snyder, Jr. murder trial.

Livingston parish residents worried about tax dispute

LIVINGSTON, La (WVLA) -- A disagreement over thousands of dollars has Livingston parish residents wondering where exactly their tax money is going.

Flash mob used to protest budget cuts

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) -- Students at LSU are not giving up the battle against the budget. Another protest against higher education cuts had students seeing green.

First day of Snyder murder trial

NEW ROADS, La (WGMB)--The first day of the Larry Snyder murder trial started in Pointe Coupee Tuesday morning.

Judge orders Livingston Sheriff's Office to refund tax money

DENHAM SPRINGS, La (WGMB)--A judge has ordered the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office to refund hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax money.

Jury selection begins in Larry Snyder murder trial

NEW ROADS, La (WGMB)--After more than a year of waiting, the 2009 murder of Davina Chapman is going to trial. Jury selection started Monday morning with attorneys questioning about 300 parish residents at the courthouse.