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New Orleans Inspector General Gets Month-Long Leave

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A week after taking the reins of the New Orleans inspector general's office, Edouard Quatrevaux has been granted a monthlong leave of absence to tend business affairs.

BR Symphony Brings Chills & Thrills

On Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra welcomes a night of Thrills and Chills as they perform their second Entergy Masterworks Concert Series at the River Center Theatre for the Performing Arts.

Baton Rouge Downtown District Honored

The Downtown Development District (DDD) of Baton Rouge, Louisiana has received the 2009 Award of Distinction in Downtown Leadership and Management from The International Downtown Association (IDA). The project submitted (formation and creation of

Carville to Address Baton Rouge Boy Scouts

Baton Rouge, LA. – Istrouma Area Council, Boy Scouts of America is proud to hold their 2009 Annual Business & Industry Leaders’ Lunch Friday, October 2nd, 2009 at 12:00 p.m. at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center. The keynote speaker is Mr.

COX, LSU Extend Deal

BATON ROUGE, LA – Cox Communications has signed a five-year extension to its sponsorship agreement with LSU Sports Properties.

Entergy to Offer "Bill Analyzer"

BATON ROUGE, La. – Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, L.L.C.

Insurance Company Moves from Chicago to Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal joined Affirmative Insurance Holdings Inc.’s Chief Operating Officer Bob Bondi, East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Kip Holden, and Baton Rouge Area Chamber President and CEO Adam Knapp to announce Affir

EBR Sheriff Honored by Baker Police

Baker Police Chief Mike Knaps presented East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux with a Distinguished Service Medal today following a hiring and promotions ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office downtown. “I’m extremely humbled by this great honor,” Sheri

Small Business Swine Flu Guide Available

WASHINGTON— Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced the availability of a preparedness guide designed to assist small businesses in planning for the possib

UPDATE: Angola Inmate Captured After 5 Days

Smith escaped from the Louisiana State Penitentiary on Thursday, September 10th.