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NM woman celebrates 107th birthday surrounded by family, friends

An Albuquerque, New Mexico woman is still going strong at the ripe age of 107. Maria Metzgar is the matriarch of her family. Born October 23, 1907 in Domingo, she says the secret to a long life is a healthy life.

AZ man invents 'tankchair' so paralyzed wife can enjoy the outdoors

Liz Soden loved spending time outdoors with her family. Then an auto accident left her paralyzed and wheelchair bound. She thought her outdoor lifestyle was over, and a friend joked "unless you have a tank".

Pastor hopes new resource center brings Eden Park community together

 A local pastor wants to see change in Baton Rouge, that's why she's starting her own resource center.

'Joshua's Journey': Fundraiser to help local man in need of kidney transplant

More than 100,000 people are waiting for organ transplants in our country. Joshua Plaisance is one of them. "You've got to take it day-by-day sometimes hour-by-hour, minute-by-minute," Plaisance said.

NBC33 partners with major companies for 'Hire Our Heroes' job fair Thursday

According to the 2013 annual Bureau of Labor Statistics report, the unemployment rate for post-9/11 veterans is at 9% and, for veterans under the age of 25, it hovers around 20%.

3 El Paso football players overcome deafening disability

High school football is a long standing tradition in Texas.

Southside Produce expansion nears completion

If you pass by Southside Produce on Perkins Road, you may have noticed some work going on there.

South Louisiana welcomes 30 new law enforcement officers

Right now, 30 new law enforcement officials are getting ready to start serving our community.  They protect and serve our community every day. They are our men and women law enforcement officers.

APSO wins several awards at Gulf Coast Police Motorcycle Skills competition

The Motors Division of the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office won several awards in the Gulf Coast Police Motorcycle Skills competition this past week

Baton Rouge's online auction to save taxpayers money

Like the old saying goes, one person's trash is another one's treasure. That's why instead of deciding to throw out old equipment, city officials are selling them for you to have.

Ochsner introduces new 3D mammogram technology

Ochsner Health Center is introducing some new technology, just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

'Our Louisiana 2020': New plan aims to grow community colleges

Some big changes are coming for community and technical colleges across our state. Wednesday, the system's board of supervisors all voted on a plan that's meant to make a huge impact.

"C-Pulse" heart pump shows promise in early trials

An avid cook, Richard Jacob had to put everything on hold after a massive heart attack nearly killed him at age 43. Richard survived, but was left with severe heart failure so bad he could barely walk across the room.

'Thrive and survive': Survivor shares her story of overcoming breast cancer

Breast cancer takes the lives of thousands of women across our country, but hundreds of women, live to tell their stories.

Officer gives young Michigan mom car seat instead of a ticket

A public safety officer from Emmett Township, Michigan went beyond the call of duty on Saturday.