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LSU students hold concert for marijuana reform

The LSU group Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) will host a free music concert to raise awareness about the social impact of “the war on drugs” and show support for the medical marijuana and marijuana reform bills that are up

Louisiana Earth Day Festival 2014, 'We Protect What We Love'

Louisiana’s Earth Day celebration, one of the nation’s largest environmental festivals, will take place April 27, 2014 along North Boulevard, from the Old State Capitol to Old Governor's Mansion, in downtown Baton Rouge.

SC florist creates Chicken McNugget boutonniere for prom

Greenville (WHNS) -- A KFC commercial is going viral, and a local florist is getting in on the action. Expressions Unlimited in Greenville is making a McNugget boutonniere to go along with the KFC chicken corsage.

Washington firm recalls dried egg products due to possible salmonella contamination

Nutriom LLC, a Lacey, Wash. establishment, is recalling an additional 82,884 pounds of processed egg products that may be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S.

Colorado company unveils first age-verifying, pot vending machine

Stephen Shearin believes his company is evolving the marijuana industry by creating a vending machine for pot and pot products. "It's extremely cool this is the first one," Shearin said.

Maryland's Marshmallow madness returns with the seventh annual "Peep Show"

Peeps, those sugary marshmallow are a thing of art in Carroll County, Maryland, where the seventh annual "Peep Show" has opened.

Hot Art, Cool Nights: Mid City Merchants hosts 11th annual Art Hop

The eleventh annual Baton Rouge Mid City Merchants spring art hop, “Hot Art, Cool Nights,” will be held on Friday night, May 9, 2014, from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.

Health Minute: weekly exercise

Ok, we've said it before and we'll say it again: exercise is good for you.

Local Journalists raise money to benefit LSU, SU students

The Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists is hosting its second annual luncheon on April 17, to raise money for local journalism students.

Pharrell Williams to join 'The Voice'

Yet another reason for fans of "The Voice" to get "Happy." NBC tweeted confirmation on Monday that Pharrell Williams will be joining the show as a coach for Season 7 of the reality singing competition.

Thousands heating up for 8th annual chili cook-off, 'Chili for Children'

Dozens of Chili Chefs are heating up for the eighth annual chili cookoff.

First Annual Acadiana Pride Festival underway in Lafayette

It's time to express your true colors this weekend in Lafayette. The first annual Acadiana Pride Festival is underway in South Louisiana. Family is the focus of the festival.

‘Crawfête’: Gourmet crawfish tasting & auction set for April 3

The Baton Rouge Epicurean Society (BRES) & Mockler Beverage Company will host the 3rd Annual CrawFête, a gourmet crawfish festival, on Thursday, April 3, 2014 from 6-9 p.m.

The Walking Dead Escape interactive fan experience heads to BR

Skybound Entertainment will debut its one-of-a-kind immersive zombie obstacle course experience, The Walking Dead Escape, in Baton Rouge on April 24th at The River Center Arena.