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Fiction imitates reality in summer thrillers

Summer is the perfect time of year to dive into thrillers that will burn away the afternoon and make you forget about your job, the heat or your visiting in-laws.

Buy Buffalo Bill's pipe and help rescue Harrisburg

Harrisburg is looking back - way back - as a way to help it move forward from its financial mess.

McDonald's to open in Vietnam

McDonald's plans to open its first restaurant in Vietnam, the fast food company said Tuesday, making it the latest U.S. brand to move into the communist country that was once at war with the United States.

July Creative Louisiana speaker announced: Alex V Cook

Creative Louisiana, a monthly morning meetup for creative types, will hold its July event on Friday, July 26, 2013, at Magpie Cafe, located at 3205 Perkins Road in Baton Rouge. The featured guest speaker will be Alex V. Cook.

Downtown Baton Rouge will see new entertainment hotspot

Downtown Baton Rouge will hopefully be changing one old building into a new entertainment hotspot.

New Orleans man claims $1 million Powerball prize

Roddy Palazzo, Jr. claimed the $1 million Powerball prize from the July 10 drawing.

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre announces its 2013-2014 season; tickets available

 The world-renowned company, Ailey II, the beloved holiday favorite, The Nutcracker—A Tale from the Bayou, and the premiere of full length classical Snow White, will grace the River Center stage for Baton Rouge Ballet’s 2013-20

Forum 35’s Art Melt preview party tickets available

Forum 35 will host a preview party on Friday, July 19 from 7:00 -11:00 p.m. at the Capitol Park Museum, prior to the public opening of the 10th annual Art Melt on Saturday, July 20.

Manship Theatre announces 2013-2014 schedule

The Manship Theatre has announced it's 2013-2014 schedule. Here's the schedule so far:

New Orleans Woman claims $1 million Powerball prize on behalf of group

Bobby Reaux claimed a $1 million Powerball prize from the July 6 drawing on behalf of BCT, a self-named group of coworkers from Macy's at Lakeside Shopping Center in Metairie.

$1 million winning Powerball ticket purchased in New Orleans

Louisiana Powerball‬ players are on a roll.  There was a $1 million winner in the drawing held on July 10. It's the second $1 million winner in five days, and the third one in less than a month.

Turner Industries funds Imagination Library for Geismar children, registration starts today

Turner Industries is working to enroll area children into the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library for children from birth to 5-years-old who live in Geismar.

Katniss, Django among most popular baby names this year

Forget about Jacob and Sophia. How about naming the newest member of your family Katniss or Django?

Albany man claims $1 million powerball prize

Eric Bankston had the wind in his sails after he visited Louisiana Lottery headquarters in Baton Rouge to claim the $1 million Powerball prize from the June 28 drawing.

Restaurant Week to provide discount to diners, donations to Foodbank

Over 40 restaurants will participate in the second Restaurant Week Baton Rouge, which is set to begin next week, and organizers encourage people to book reservations today.