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  • HBO's 'Treme' -- Season 2 starts April 24

     
    Season two of the David Simon/Eric Overmyer New Orleans drama "Treme" will start April 24, HBO announced Thursday.The cycle will consist of 11 episodes and air on Sunday nights on television's top channel. Jon Seda, one-time member of the ensemble for...
  • Glynn Boyd

    Glynn Boyd
    Glynn Boyd is an award-winning reporter who began working as a journalist in 1985. Glynn worked in Houston at KPRC-TV for three years before returning home to New Orleans. Prior to Houston, Glynn worked in Baton Rouge, Montgomery, Alabama, Lafayette,...
  • A is for Avoid Armadillos

     
    Eryn Brown of the Los Angeles Times has a report on the link between nine-banded armadillos and leprosy in humans. Researchers in Baton Rouge, La., have determined that Hansen's disease (or leprosy) can be transmitted to humans by direct contact through...
  • Fuel prices fall, but consumer groups want action to reduce oil dependency

     
    Crude oil and retail fuel prices are falling, but not fast enough to please representatives of a broad coalition of consumer groups demanding long-term action to increase fuel efficiency and reduce dependence on fossil fuels. U.S. households will spend...
  • Former Florida State RB Warrick Dunn to receive Jefferson Award

     
    Former Florida State running back Warrick Dunn, an athlete known as much for his off-field work as his well-documented playing success, will be receiving a prestigious national honor in Washington, D.C. next week. The now retired professional football...
  • Justin Blackmon, Travis Lewis top preseason All-Big 12 team

     
    Justin Blackmon, Travis Lewis top preseason All-Big 12 team...
  • SEC writers rank the teams in the first power poll of the season

     
    New this year is a power poll voted on by 12 SEC writers, one covering each school in the conference and including yours truly. No specific criteria were given and writers ranked the teams one through 12. The higher the ranking the more points awarded;...
  • Emergency Phone Numbers & Web Links

    Emergency Phone Numbers & Web Links
            ++++++++++++++++++++ || American Red Cross : http://www.redcross.org (866)GET-INFO or (866)438-4636 ++++++++++++++++++++ || Central Louisiana  (Alexandria) || (318)442-6621 || || Louisiana Capital Area ( Baton Rouge) || (225)291-4533 || ||...
  • Metairie Man Indicted In Fatal Hit-and-run

    Metairie Man Indicted In Fatal Hit-and-run
    A grand jury has indicted a Metairie man in a Jan. 31 hit-and-run crash in Baton Rouge that killed a Hammond woman who was checking on a motorist involved in a separate accident. The Advocate reports that 34-year-old Christian J. Cvitanovich faces up...
  • State Removing Thousands Of Inactive Voters

    State Removing Thousands Of Inactive Voters
    Louisiana is removing about 121,000 inactive voters from voting rolls. Secretary of State Tom Schedler said the legally mandated process will take place Sunday. Voters are placed on the inactive list when the secretary of state's office is unable to...
  • Lawmakers Call Their Own Redistricting Session

    Lawmakers Call Their Own Redistricting Session
    Louisiana's lawmakers will call themselves into a special legislative session for the first time in history, when they come in March to redraw the state's political district lines. Rep. Rick Gallot, D-Ruston, the chairman of the House committee that...
  • Louisiana Alcohol and Tobacco Office Being Investigated

    Louisiana Alcohol and Tobacco Office Being Investigated
    Two state agencies are investigating the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control. Murphy Painter, who led that office since 1996, resigned Friday without any public explanation. Louisiana State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson told The...