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  • Robert Pattinson has sushi with the boys (but he really wants salad)

     
    Robert Pattinson stepped out with fellow "Twilight" cast members in "Breaking Dawn" location Baton Rouge for sushi. At a Baton Rouge restaurant, "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson chose salad over local specialties....
  • On Location — 'Battle: Los Angeles' takes the Bayou by storm

     
    In the upcoming movie, “Battle: Los Angeles,” L.A. represents the last stand for humankind in a fight against invading aliens. The action-packed film, however, was mostly shot in the other L.A. — Louisiana. Having Baton Rouge and...
  • 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...
  • 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;...
  • 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...
  • 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 || ||...
  • 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,...