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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.

Louisiana merchandise exports set new record in 2013

The International Trade Administration (ITA) announced Tuesday that new data show Louisiana merchandise exports increased 0.3 percent in 2013 compared to 2012, growing from $62.9 billion to $63.1 billion.

3 Louisiana 2-year colleges eligible for $1M Aspin Prize

Three of Louisiana’s Community and Technical Colleges are among 150 two-year colleges across the country eligible for the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

BR organization paints mural to make a change

Some of you might notice something a little different yet colorful if you pass by Saia Park on N. Donmoor off Florida Blvd. It's a mural, and it's purpose is to help bring life back into a 70815 neighborhood.

BR woman reaches a momentous milestone

A local woman hit a milestone Saturday.

BR based 'Bootcamp Xplosion' changes lives

If you’ve never heard of Bootcamp Xplosion, then you need to know up front it’s a pretty tough workout.

Baton Rouge man claims $1M Powerball prize

Alex Bookter visited Louisiana Lottery headquarters in Baton Rouge on Wednesday to claim the first $1 million Powerball prize won in Louisiana this year.

BRCC Police Department expands to keep students safer

Baton Rouge Community College is expanding pretty quickly. With more students and more opportunities, there's a big need for security. That's why BRCC is expanding its campus police force.

Movie industry on the way up: growing our state economically and culturally

Since the film industry slowly started making its way toward Louisiana, things in the bayou state have boomed.

BR Yoga students fight Alzheimer's Disease with 'The Brain Cleanse'

We exercise our body--arms, legs--but what about our brain?"  If you look into the future, imagine you are 80 or 100 years old and you are physically fit, but your brain doesn't work, what is that good for?" said Yoga Master,

2014 National Signing Day

Wednesday, February 5, 2014, is the day that high school seniors from around the nation will officially be signing with their schools of choice.  We are tracking local athletes and their big decisions. Below is a list of students and their chosen schools. Check back for updates as more athletes sign.

NFL gives armless high school kicker VIP trip to Super Bowl

His pick to win the big game may have lost Sunday, but 14-year-old Isaac Lufkin is still smiling after a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Super Bowl.

Local business owners see growth and community support

Louisiana continues to grow, and baton rouge has proven that businesses want to come here. In a recent report from Careerbuilder, Louisiana ranks 19th among U.S. states with new business growth.

BR Epicurean Society honors Jay Campbell with lifetime achievement award

Jay Campbell, President and CEO of Associated Grocers, will be the recipient of the Grace ‘Mama’ Marino Lifetime Achievement Award for 2014.

SU’s Casarotti to judge pianists in Taiwan

Southern University music professor, Joao Casarotti, will be one of two judges on an international piano committee in Taiwan this summer.