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  • Entertainment: 'Battle: Baton Rouge' just doesn't have the same ring to it

     
    Long Beach, meet Louisiana. You might recall that just last month, The Times' Business section reported that Long Beach was the new Miami, at least when it came to movie and TV production. Well, the sea worm has turned. Now......
  • Vision Airlines extends $19 fare sale to Florida through Sunday

     
    Due to an overwhelming response from travelers of Vision's $19 seat sale, the airline is extending the promotion through Sunday, March 27, 2011 at midnight, for travel through May 21, 2011. Vision Airlines announced the $19 seat sale to celebrate the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mathews enters Lake County state’s attorney race as sixth candidate

     
    A man whose career began as a probation officer announced this week that he is a “voice for justice” and will counter what he called …...
  • 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;...
  • 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...
  • 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...