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Gas prices in the Baton Rouge area have fallen 1.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.53 per gallon today (April 12), according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 361 local fuel stations. Read more

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Local law enforcement and government agencies ran a full-scale drill on Wednesday, April 7 at Port Allen High School. The scene may have been staged but the West Baton Rouge Active Shooter All Hazard Full Scale Exercise has a real impact on how local government and schools prepare for disasters.  Read more

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The Heart of Champions Parade celebrating the Port Allen High School basketball team’s back to back State Championships will be held Sunday, April 11 at 1 p.m.  Read more

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West Baton Rouge Registrar of Voters  Corey Caillouet Passantino announces that early voting for the April 24, 2021 special general election for U.S. Representative, 2nd Congressional District, will be held in the Registrar of Voters Office located In the Courthouse Annex Building, 883 7th S… Read more

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Capacity limits for salons, beauty shops, gyms, fitness centers, malls and casinos ended last week, but social distancing and mask mandates will continue as part of Louisiana’s COVID-19 mitigation efforts.   Read more

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West Baton Rouge Parish is partnering with Arbor Health Clinic and LDH to offer a drive-thru vaccination site offering the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Tuesday, April 6 beginning at 7:30 a.m at the West Baton Rouge Parish Multipurpose Rising Arena located at 210 Turner Dr., P… Read more

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Pull up to the window.  Walk up to the truck.  Or visit the restaurant and sit awhile.  No matter how you want it, Creole-oriented Cou-Yon’s has that laid-back, people-to-people style that is a staple of the Port Allen business.  And their ribs and spuds aren’t bad either. Read more

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An April 24 runoff election between Democrats Troy A. Carter and fellow New Orleanian Karen Carter Peterson will decide the winner of the vacant 2nd Congressional District. Read more

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The spike crimes among young adults in Iberville, West Baton Rouge and Pointe Coupee parishes will only decrease with a tougher – and different – approach, District Attorney Tony Clayton said. Read more

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The Louisiana Department of Health will be partnering with local community organizations and medical associations to “get everyone in Louisiana the opportunity to get the live-saving vaccine as soon as possible,” Gov. John Bel Edwards said at a press conference Thursday afternoon. Read more

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Jamie Dakota Howell, a pipeline worker living at the Cajun Country Campground, died Tuesday night, March 16, in an accident involving a Honda side-by-side all terrain vehicle (ATV). The 26-year-old Columbia, La., resident has been working at a job in the area. Read more

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 The final day to cast an absentee ballot for the special election to represent Louisiana’s Second Congressional District in the U.S. House is Friday, March 19, at 4:30 p.m. Read more