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Baton Rouge officials to hold additional forums on Green Light Plan

BATON ROUGE, LA — City-parish officials will continue their series of meetings on the federally mandated Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) project and Green Light Plan for road improvements at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10, at St.

Kindle HD vs. iPad: A comparison

Having established itself as Apple's top tablet competitor by going smaller and cheaper, Amazon will now go head to head with the category-defining iPad on its own turf.

Will Arnett, Amy Poehler separate after nine years of marriage

One of the funniest couples in Hollywood is breaking up.

What's to blame for lost coal jobs?

President Obama has taken a lot of heat lately for killing the coal industry.

How world leaders travel: Boeing's latest mile-high luxury

The business-flying elite will soon be able to cruise the skies in even more comfort as one of the world's leading aircraft manufacturers unveils its latest VIP cabin fittings.

Breakfast comes to the classroom

Less than half of the children in America who are eligible for a free or reduced breakfast take advantage of the USDA-provided meal.

Drew Peterson guilty of murder in ex-wife's death

An Illinois jury on Thursday found former Chicago-area police sergeant Drew Peterson guilty of murder in the 2004 death of his ex-wife.

Analysis: Obama hit the marks he needed to

When President Obama took the stage Thursday night, he wasn't just competing with the ghosts of conventions present, but with Mitt Romney's performance last week, Bill Clinton's Wednesday, and the first lady's on Tuesday.

Jobs picture brightens

Things could be looking up for the job market. Paycheck processing firm ADP said private companies added 201,000 jobs last month, up from 173,000 in July.

Navy SEALs: A battle for the conscience

Deep inside the military's special operations forces there is a crisis of conscience unfolding.