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DHH awards $5.5 million to St. John the Baptist Parish for water system improvements

The Department of Health and Hospitals' Office of Public Health has awarded $5.5 million to the St. John the Baptist Waterworks Districts 1 and 2 through the State's Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund Program (DWRLF).

Breast cancer survivor says a right attitude is key

A lot of people are wearing pink this month, and we all know it's because of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Some are supporters, and some are survivors.

Senate reaches deal to end shutdown, avoid default

Senate leaders on Wednesday announced a deal to end the partial government shutdown and avoid a possible U.S. default as soon as midnight, and a key GOP conservative said he wouldn't try to block the measure.

Southern University students are excited about the school's new improvements

Southern University has been making it's mark. With more and more students coming in, they've decided to make some improvements, and this includes the new student recreational complex.

39 graduate from CARTA, all are very eager to get to work

It was a very exciting day for 39 people in our region; they have successfully completed CARTA or the Capital Area Regional Training Academy.

DOTD holds groundbreaking to kickoff LA 1 widening project

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) Secretary, Sherri H. LeBas, was joined by state and local officials to kick-off construction for the La. 1 widening project from Mansura to Marksville.

LSU awarded nearly $1 million for Big Data research

LSU’S Seung-Jong Park, associate professor of computer science with joint appointment in the Center for Computation & Technology, or CCT, along with co-investigators Joel Tohline, Sean Robbins, Lonnie Leger, K.

New clinic brings convenient healthcare to Louisiana

For most of you, going to the doctor likely takes some planning, but what about those days when you wake up not feeling well and cannot get into see your primary-care physician? Well CVS pharmacies has a solution called a Minute Clinic.

BRCC gets grant to help develop new mitigation plan across all campuses

Baton Rouge Community College will now be ready for anything. They are now the first community college in the state to receive a huge grant from FEMA to develop a pre-disaster mitigation plan.

NEW JOBS: Houston company to relocate to Baton Rouge

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and Tony Harper, president of Jogler LLC, announced that the company will relocate its liquid level gauge manufacturing and headquarters facility from Houston to Baton Rouge.

Ragin Cajun's softball team pitches in for good causes

The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns softball team will host LSU-Alexandria and Lamar University in a pair of fall exhibition games this weekend at Lamson Park, seeking wins and to support two good causes.

BRPD to crack down on drunk driving due to grant from La. Hwy Safety Commission

You can expect to see more drunk drivers booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

Baton Rouge starting to see gas prices under $3

Gas prices in Baton Rouge continue to fall, and at some stations, prices are below $3.

AT&T to hire 31 wire technicians at recruiting event

AT&T will host a recruiting event today, Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Business and Career Solutions Center, 1991 Wooddale Blvd.