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New upgrade at grain facility brings news jobs to Port of Greater Baton Rouge

Governor Bobby Jindal, Louis Dreyfus Commodities Chairperson Margarita Louis-Dreyfus and Executive Director Jay Hardman of the Port of Greater Baton Rouge joined other leaders to dedicate the upgraded grain and oilseed export elevator at the po

Shutdown: National Weather Service continues work

Despite the Federal government shutdown, all NOAA agencies, including the National Weather Service, will keep their doors open for business.

Vitamin B? Why beer is good for your health

I do likes me a cold one on a hot summer day, and a fall ball game just isn't the same without an ale in my hand.

Too good to be true? Baton Rouge gas prices follow national trend, could drop below $3

Average retail gasoline prices in Baton Rouge have fallen 5.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.20/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.43/g.

You could soon see a lot more 'Free Little Libraries' pop up around town

A new reading trend is spreading across the country and now it's turning up here at home. They're called "Little Free Libraries."

Competitive flight winners announced during 2013 Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship event

– The 2013 Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship events in Ascension Parish have come to a close and winners have been announced resulting from the competitive hot air balloon races.

Southern University's 'Human Jukebox' to play at Saints game on Monday night

The Southern University Marching Band will provide the halftime show performance at the New Orleans Saints game Monday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

$3.13 million devoted to replace Turkey Creek Bridge in Franklin, additional project funds announced

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced a $3.13 million project to replace the Turkey Creek Bridge on La. 3201 in Franklin Parish.

Baton Rouge to participate in free Museum Day

Three Baton Rouge museums will participate in a national event and that means free admission for you.

Livingston Parish school goes green by installing solar panels

A Livingston Parish Elementary School is going green! North Live Oak Elementary now has solar panels to help conserve energy and to be an educational tool for students. This is all thanks to two teachers.

Historic Saenger Theatre holds grand re-opening following $52 million redevelopment

The historic Saenger Theatre reopened today following a $52 million redevelopment.

Students at BRCC to gain free ride to, from class from CATS

Students at Baton Rouge Community College will now be able to ride to and from class for free, all thanks to the Capital Area Transit System.

Father, son bond over writing a book together

The dream of writing a book has come true for one father-son duo. They wrote a book together, but to them, it's much more than just words on a page.

Organ donor families share stories of triumph and loss

Smith McRea runs and jumps with the rest of his pre-k class. It's hard to imagine now, but when he was born, doctors didn't think he would make it to his first birthday.

Construction for new IBM Technology Center in downtown Baton Rouge gets underway

Construction is now underway on the new IBM Technology Center in downtown Baton Rouge. Governor Jindal and IBM leaders officially broke ground on the $55 million facility which will soon bring 800 jobs to Baton Rouge.