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Medical marijuana bill on the table again

The bill to make medical marijuana available in Louisiana is on the table again this legislative session. Right now doctors can legally prescribe it to patients, but they can't fill it.

Plan to replace BR parking meters is put on hold

You can ask anyone walking down the street and the answer would be the same: Baton Rouge needs more parking.

Old Entergy property on Gov. Street to get a face lift

An abandoned six acre lot on Government Street is going to get a much needed face lift.

Williams Olefins plant in Geismar reopens for business

It's been almost two years since the Williams Olefins plant in Geismar exploded.

Prairieville woman wanted for parole violation

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Deputies say they need your help to find Natasha Stafford, 35, who violated her parole.

'P.A. Boot Camp' helps locals make it in the film industry

"Everyone wants to be Steven Spielberg. Everyone wants to be Martin Scorsese," said Andrew Klatter. One day, Klatter hopes someone will say the same about him.

LSU shortstop Alex Bregman named to Golden Spikes Award watch list

LSU junior shortstop Alex Bregman was named Tuesday to the 50-player preseason USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award watch list.

Fire destroys U-Haul rental store on Airline Highway

An accidental fire destroyed the U-Haul rental store on Airline Highway this morning, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department.

The race for Greene's House of Representatives seat is on

The House of Representatives seat held by Representative Hunter Greene is up for grabs this month

St. Francisville residents ask city officials to fix 'trashy' bridge on Graham Road

 This small, wooden bridge is the only way in and out of a community of about 100 homes in St. Francisville.

Pennington Biomedical encourages employees to stay healthy and active while at work

February is American heart month so what better time is there to remember to stay heart healthy?

Go Fund Me account helps EBR paramedic in need

An east Baton Rouge paramedic is asking for our help. Mark Wilson started a Go Fund Me account to help out a fellow paramedic after she underwent hip replacement surgery.

New Orleans postal worker convicted of tax fraud

Free Film/TV job training for EBR residents March 7-8

A free class will be available next month for East Baton Rouge Parish residents who are interested in working in the state’s booming film and television industry.