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Posted Nov 24, 2014 at 6:00 PM

As Soldiers and Army civilians filtered into Bayou Theater Nov. 17, some may have wondered if they were in for another “death by PowerPoint” presentation. Luckily for them, the dynamic “Got Your Back” Bystander Intervention training, which seeks to prevent sexual assault, was about to take place.

Posted Nov 17, 2014 at 5:00 PM

The new Fort Polk Commissary hosted its grand opening Nov. 12. Folks lined up along the store front on a blustery morning in anticipation of the ribbon-cutting and great deals.

Posted Nov 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Each November, the Army celebrates Warrior Care Month to share information and updates on programs and initiatives provided through the warrior care system to Soldiers and their Families.

Posted Nov 7, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Republican Senate candidate Bill Cassidy has agreed to one debate with Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu before the Dec. 6 runoff election.

Posted Nov 5, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu won't know her political fate for another month, when she'll face Republican Bill Cassidy in a runoff election, after no candidate won an outright majority of the vote in Tuesday's election.

Posted Nov 3, 2014 at 6:30 PM

The following is an explanation of each amendment as prepared by the non-partisan staff of the Louisiana House of Representatives using part of the language from the Public Affairs Research (PAR) Council's amendment guide. PAR's detailed explanation...

Posted Nov 3, 2014 at 5:00 PM

The 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade leadership traveled to Pineville, Oct. 23, to test command teams during the Leaders Reaction Course. The course challenged command teams in many different areas, which included critical thinking, time management,...

Posted Oct 31, 2014 at 5:00 PM

The designer drug, sold under names such as Mojo and Spice, has been associated with more than 125 people seeking treatment at Baton Rouge-area hospitals since Oct. 3. The ban adds the full chemical compound...

Updated Oct 29, 2014 at 3:50 PM

Governor Bobby Jindal and officials with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), and Louisiana State Police (LSP) announced today the ban of a new synthetic marijuana compound called "MAB-CHMINACA." The designer drug, sold under...

Updated Oct 29, 2014 at 10:04 AM

Construction of the complex is expected to begin in early 2015 with Sasol expecting to launch commercial production of ethylene in 2018. The ethane cracker is expected to produce 1.5 million tons of ethylene annually.

Posted Oct 27, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Brig. Gen. William Hickman, commanding general, Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, honored members of the installation's Army Ten Miler team during a ceremony Oct. 17.

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