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Construction begins on The Creative Bloc Downtown

Construction on the Creative Bloc begins Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 on the corner of North Eighth Street and Main Street in downtown Baton Rouge.

CO: 2nd grader gets "buddy bench" installed for lonley students

A Colorado second grader noticed kids at recess who had nobody to play with. So he decided to do something about it by making sure everyone had friends to play with on the playground.

Mizzou students form human wall to keep Westboro protesters out

When 14 members of the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church showed up at the University of Missouri Saturday to protest the presence of openly gay football player Michael Sam at an NCAA basketball game against Tennessee, they were in for a bit of a

Pittsburgh doctor makes house calls to homeless

People ask me why a doctor would dress like a homeless person and make house calls under bridges.

ExxonMobil makes science fun for girls in North Baton Rouge

ExxonMobil’s tenth annual “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” took place on Monday, Feb. 17.

2 LSU research projects make Discover Magazine's Top 100 of 2013

Two LSU research projects have been selected for Discover Magazine’s Top 100 Stories of 2013.

NBA legend 'Magic Johnson' greeted fans Saturday on Sherwood Forest

NBA legend, ‘Magic Johnson’ made a special appearance in Baton Rouge Saturday.

Teens gather at state capitol to debate and take part in mock legislative session

Hundreds of students filed into the state capitol today for the 52nd mock legislative session. These teens come from across the state to debate bills in a real government setting.

Bridging the gap: teachers and parents come together for student success

As many parents may agree, having an effective teacher is vital to the success of your child, but as a parent, you have to do your part too.

Winning for awareness: Ms. Wheelchair LA hopes her win will inspire others

Louisiana has a new Ms. Wheelchair Louisiana. Her name's Leah Hoffpauir, and she wants to make a change.

Volunteers needed: Forum 35 community service hosts 'Forum Fever' rally

"Speak out and speak up and give a young person's perspective on the different issues affecting our community," said Forum 35 President, Jesse Hoggard. That's exactly what one group is aiming to do.

Students gearing up for first ever Dance Marathon at LSU

It’s a tradition across college campuses nationwide and it raises millions of dollars for the Children’s Miracle Network, now its here in Baton Rouge.

Louisiana's First Lady makes a special delivery

It may not feel like it yet, but it's just about spring time. So when you get to doing your spring cleaning, whether it's in the pantry or in your closet, don't forget the local non profits who need your help.

Local Catholic school teacher recognized by Notre Dame for dedication

Tuesday was a special day for a special educator, whose life long dedication to education in the catholic school system was recognized during a stop on the "Fighting for our Children's Future" national bus tour.

University Lab School teacher to be honored by White House

LSU University Laboratory School first-grade teacher Donna Lamonte was named as the math recipient of the 2012 Presidential Award of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching from President Barack Obama.