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Louisiana bull riding hero to host Professional Bull Riders event

The Gerry Lane Professional Bull Riders Chris Shivers Invitational returns to the Baton Rouge River Center on Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 24, 2013.

Book debunks myths and confirms legends of LSU’s live tiger

Mike the Tiger has symbolized the spirit and resolve of LSU for more than 75 years.

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo presents ZooZoom 5K and Fun Run 2013

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo will hold their annual ZooZoom 5K and ½ Mile Fun Run on Saturday, August 24 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Both the children’s fun run and the adult 5K race will take place inside the Zoo.

LSU Tiger Marching Band to host annual Tigerama event on October 29, tickets available

The LSU Tiger Marching Band, Golden Girls and Colorguard have entertained millions of LSU fans as they perform before, during and after football games at Tiger Stadium, as well as other special events locally, nationally and abroad.

Geismar man steps forward with $1 million Powerball ticket

For the city of LaPlace and the rest of Louisiana, the mystery is over. Jerry Cockerham visited Louisiana Lottery headquarters Friday morning to claim the $1 million Powerball prize from the Aug. 7 drawing.

Million-dollar Powerball ticket sold in LaPlace

Someone in Louisiana is holding on to a million-dollar lotto ticket this morning. According to Lottery officials, there was a match 5 winner in Louisiana for last night’s drawing.

BREC releases this year's Fall Program Guide

While the temperatures still feel very much like summer, BREC today released its Fall Program Guide listing classes, programs and special events scheduled through December.

Louisiana’s First Lady receives nod from Vanity Fair on Best Dressed list

Louisiana’s First Lady earned top honors for her sense of style and her husband turned to social media to express his approval.

Powerball jackpot increases to $425 Million; third largest in history

The Powerball jackpot for the August 7 drawing climbed to $425 million, making the third largest Powerball jackpot of all time.

Enjoy a summertime treat: it's National Root Beer Float Day

Happy National Root Beer Float Day! The ice cream concoction has been around since about 1874 and was probably invented by Frank Wisner, a Colorado soda shop owner.

Whole Foods to hold special shopping day to benefit LSU Opera

The Baton Rouge location of Whole Foods Market will donate 5 percent of its net sales on Wednesday, Aug. 7, to the LSU Opera, supporting music education on the graduate and undergraduate levels and cultural enrichment throughout the area.

Powerball jackpot reaches $400 million

The Powerball jackpot has ballooned to a whopping $400 million, the third-highest amount ever. There were no jackpot winners on Saturday, which means the pot rolls over to its next scheduled drawing on Wednesday.

Taste of Tiger Tailgating tickets on sale

The Twelfth Annual Taste of Tiger Tailgating will take place Saturday, August 24 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Baton Rouge River Center.

John Anderson, Son of Artist Walter Anderson to Give Gallery Talk August 4 at LSU Museum of Art

John Anderson, the youngest son of artist Walter Anderson, will give a gallery talk at the LSU Museum of Art on Sunday, August 4 at 2:00 p.m., in conjunction with the opening weekend of the “Walter Inglis Anderson: Everything I See is New

Baton Rouge Gallery spotlights latest works from Mary Ann Caffery, Amy James and Brian Kelly during August exhibition

Beginning on Sunday, August 4, Baton Rouge Gallery ("BRG") will be filled with the latest works from three of its artist members: Mary Ann Caffery, Amy James and Brian Kelly.