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The actors’ strike is officially over after members voted to ratify a three-year deal with studios. The four-month strike not only kept actors out of work, but other professionals like camera operators, caterers, and electricians to name a few. Baton Rouge actor Jason Bayle says the first-year raise they’ll get under the likely won’t make up for the money they lost on strike.

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After Louisiana’s record-breaking drought and extreme heat, many have wondered whether a fresh Christmas tree will set you back too much this year. Well, it looks like prices are about the same.Incoming President of the Southern Christmas Tree Association Kevin Steele says the average price of a six-foot fresh tree is around eighty dollars. And if height matters…

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 Louisiana now has the 3rd most expensive homeowner’s insurance in the country according to Business Insider and Executive Director of Real Reform Louisiana, Ben Riggs says it’s threatening residents’ livelihood…

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 The 2023 Prep Classic begins today in the Caesars Superdome. Tonight’s non-select Division 4 matchup features two teams that know a lot about winning state championships as Oak Grove faces Haynesville. Oak Grove is led by quarterback Jackson Bradley. Tigers Coach Ryan Gregory

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Oak Grove has won seven state championships, while Haynesville has won 17. Kick off for that match-up is set for seven.