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Week of free recycling scheduled

Sunday, 20 April 2014 19:17
That extra computer monitor sitting in the closet or that old printer gathering dust in the office can be brought in for recycling or reuse Monday through Friday for the low, low price of free. The Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council will be offering a week of free recycling for individuals and businesses in observance of Earth Day, with festivities downtown Sunday beginning at noon. Although most of the electronics the nonprofit recycling council receives…
Easter Sunday meal brightens holiday for BR’s less fortunate
Sunday, 20 April 2014 19:17
As people around the world gathered around a dinner table with family and friends Easter Sunday, the less fortunate in Baton Rouge gathered with one another to smile, eat and laugh at the Society of St. Vincent de Paul for an Easter dinner following morning church services. In the dining hall, more than 650 people, including Courtnie Woods, 31, passed through in about 90 minutes as more than 100 volunteers served them a hot meal…
Volunteers celebrate Easter Sunday at St. Vincent de Paul
Sunday, 20 April 2014 19:00
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Volunteers Celebrated Easter today by helping those who are less fortunate in need of a holiday pick-me-up. The St. Vincent de Paul dining room opened its doors once again as it has been doing since the early 1980s. Today, they served a hearty Easter meal to anyone willing to wait in line. Dozens of volunteers and cooks were on hand to serve the meals, and children received goodies in Easter…
Cruelty against horses rising in St. Landry Parish
Sunday, 20 April 2014 18:01
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THE PACE TO RACE
Sunday, 20 April 2014 18:01
After months of training, Leo Verde woke up April 15, 2013, in Boston to just the kind of day he’d hoped for. The weather was beautiful and the temperatures were in the 40s, lovely cool weather in which to run 26 miles. “It was always a dream of mine to run Boston,” Baton Rouge resident Verde said of last year’s marathon. “Boston. It’s something about that romanticism about Boston. The history.” At the age of…
Raw milk comes to table
Sunday, 20 April 2014 18:01
In a state that nurtures young chefs and generally exalts eating, Louisiana has been slow to adopt the national trend toward local and organic food. That’s not to say farmers’ markets are not popular. From Main Street in Baton Rouge to Magazine Street in New Orleans, and from Foreman Street in Lafayette to Covington, Slidell and Gretna, community markets are crowded on Saturday mornings with people buying fresh, locally grown vegetables, fruits, meats and seafoods,…
Legislators to debate sale of raw milk
Sunday, 20 April 2014 16:47
In a state that nurtures young chefs and generally exalts eating, Louisiana has been slow to adopt the national trend toward local and organic food. That’s not to say that the farmers’ markets are not popular. From Main Street in Baton Rouge to Magazine Street in New Orleans and from Foreman Street in Lafayette to Covington, Slidell and Gretna, community markets are crowded Saturday mornings with people buying fresh, locally grown vegetables, fruits, meats and…
Arlington teen dies after falling from moving SUV
Sunday, 20 April 2014 13:15
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Bomb scare locks down Wal-Mart outside Houston
Sunday, 20 April 2014 12:00
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Walt Handelsman: Reading Putin’s face
Sunday, 20 April 2014 06:46
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