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MS high school football coach gives opposing team his 2nd string QB

Monday night's JV football game in Brandon, Mississippi began just like any other game for Brandon Bulldog's quarterback Mason Mathieu.

LSU gets new 30-foot Christmas tree

Christmas is still a ways away, but LSU is getting ready a little early this year.

2 BR schools earn national recognition

The United States Department of Education (USDOE) today recognized four Louisiana public schools as 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools.

OR twins turn 102 advise 'avoid the beer joints'

Twins turn 102, give advice for a long life: 'Avoid the beer joints' Two ladies had a big birthday celebration in southwest Portland over the weekend.

Volunteers provide safety tips for 70805 residents

More than 50 volunteers went around the community to bring safety to the front door Saturday.

New sun-shaded playground to help prevent skin cancer

It's the most common cancer in the U.S. It's skin cancer. Saturday, a local organization partnered up with BREC Parks to prevent kids from getting it.

Pilots gear up for Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival

The Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival just kicked off! They are big and colorful, but flying a hot air balloon isn't easy, just ask veteran pilot John Good. "It's pretty tough sometimes," Good said.

Architect firm continues with master plan for LSU Lakes

The LSU Lakes are getting ready for a big makeover, that's meant to save them.

BR hospitals implement new policy to fight the spread of flu

Flu season is almost here. Today, hospitals around the area are joining forces to fight the spread of it this season.

Moving forward: Port Allen mayor has high hopes for the future

It's been a busy year for the city of Port Allen, to say the least, but with a new mayor comes a new chapter for the city and the people who live there.

91-year-old WWII vet surprised with flight on B-29 plane like he flew during war

A birthday surprise takes one man back to his days of flying in World War II. It's a gift John Riggs has waited a long time to give his father, Jerry Riggs, 91.

Michigan non profit martial arts class helps kids kick cancer

SOUTHFIELD, Michigan (CNN) -- For 12 years, Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg worked at a camp for children battling cancer.

Texas pastor aims to tackle serious social issues in BR

A Texas pastor is looking to make a difference here in the capital city. In fact, pastor G.E. Gamble of the ROC Worship Center has moved here to do just that.

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."

LSU student gets $50,000 for tuition on Ellen Show

One of those LSU students has been in the national spotlight this week. She was on the Ellen Degeneres show earlier this week. Now, finding a way to pay for her education is a problem that's behind this LSU tiger.