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Researchers have new info on dreams, depression, teen drug use

(CNN) -- Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health.

New music video aims to end synthetic marijuana trend

Officials are calling it poison. It's synthetic marijuana, but some teens around the Capitol City know it as "Mojo."

DOE plans to unify LA’s early childhood education system by 2015

The Louisiana Department of Education and the Department of Children and Family Services today outlined proposed policies and strategies to complete the unification of Louisiana's early childhood system by the fall 2015 deadline required by

Donation will be instrumental to continued growth of Belaire HS band

There is a brand new sound at Belaire High School, because of a gift that will change the quality and size of its marching band<

Study shows ADHD on rise, partly caused by lack of exercise

It's back to school for the students in our area, but for some, that also means back on the medications. I found out today, ADHD is on the rise.

Bella Bowman Foundation donates $75,000 to LSU's Medical Physics Program

Some good news for LSU! It's Medical Physics Program got a pretty big donation Thursday.

School board member: Baker schools will 'die' if board divisions not solved

The Baker School Board approved a budget that could put teachers' jobs in jeopardy. But one board member believes the entire system is in danger.

App allows Calcasieu Parish teachers to safely text students

Teachers texting students? School board leaders in one Louisiana parish are now encouraging it.

'Red Stick Rumble': Local students participate in multi-state robotics competition

A lot of people are on vacation this Labor Day weekend, but dozens of local teens were hard at work. However, their work involves something a little different... like creating robots!

Southern hopes police visibility will create trust, safer community

Dozens of police officers and sheriff's deputies converged on Southern University Wednesday evening. Nothing was wrong, but by showing up, they hope to keep students safe and happy all year long.

DOE says record number of students scored high on ACT

The Louisiana Department of Education today released three analyses of ACT results, indicating that in 2014 high school seniors achieved record high numbers of TOPS-eligible ACT scores.

BR coaches and athletes compete for $500 prize

It can cost a lot of money to run a successful sports team, just ask some of the coaches in our area. Saturday, BREC wanted to give back to some local teams.

EBR School System holds fair to recruit more than 100 teachers

School just started back up for the students in East Baton Rouge, but dozens of schools are still short-staffed and in need of full-time teachers. That's why school board officials are doing what they can to recruit the best candidates.

Judge denies NAACP's request for injunction against school board redistricting

The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board can go ahead and reduce its ranks.

Tools for Schools: Crestworth Elementary gets brand new computer lab

Technology is essential for learning these days, but some schools can't afford it So, NBC33 teamed up with some local organizations to make sure students at one local school had a computer lab of their own.