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Riegel: How entrepreneurial know-how turned Celtic into a community of caring

Some of the biggest movies ever filmed in Louisiana were shot at Celtic Media Centre. Perhaps, one day, producers will again flock to Baton...

President Obama to tour flood damage in Baton Rouge next week

President Barack Obama, who has come under fire for not disrupting his Martha’s Vineyard vacation to visit a flood-devastated Louisiana, will visit Baton Rouge...

Trump, Pence arrive in Baton Rouge to tour flood damage

GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump and his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, are in Baton Rouge today to tour flood-damaged neighborhoods. The Associated Press...

Publisher: Police and union reform must happen

Publisher's note: Our community has experienced some tough and tragic times in the past six weeks. The shootings seemed to divide our community, and...
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Riegel: Getting beyond the gridlock

On Aug. 4, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Congressman Cedric Richmond held a press conference to announce they’d secured $60 million in federal highway...

White says his war chest for Baton Rouge mayor exceeds $400K

When campaign finance reports are released Wednesday for the three-month reporting period ending July 31, they will show that Baton Rouge mayoral candidate and...

Publisher: July 2016—A moment or a movement?

Not many cities have endured what Baton Rouge has had to deal with since July 5. It has been painful and horrific, like nothing...
Stephanie Riegel Crawford House

Riegel: Our summer of discontent grows darker by the day

When I woke up on a recent Monday morning, I scanned the headlines on my phone to learn that a suicide bomber had blown...

Call for protest Wednesday in support of proposed police residency ordinance draws fire

City and state officials are taking issue with the timing of a proposed Metro Council ordinance—and related protest in support of it—that would require...

Vice President Joe Biden expected in Baton Rouge for Thursday memorial

Vice President Joseph Biden is planning to attend a community memorial service in Baton Rouge on Thursday for the three law enforcement officers who...

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