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Tiger cubs born at BR Zoo for first time in 25 years

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the birth of Malayan tiger cubs, born on Tuesday, July 29.

Overcoming adversity: Former foster child gets accepted into Spelman

Going from home to home... it's reality for a lot of kids in foster care, but for brittany butler, she didn't let adversity stop her. Fun, energetic, smart, and optimistic are just some words to describe Brittany.

Belk department store holds job fair for new Juban Crossing location

The anticipated Juban Crossing project is still under construction in Denham Springs, but before the buildings are finished, the stores need workers to fill them up.

Livingston Parish school gets new classrooms

Tomorrow is the big day for the kids and even teachers in Livingston Parish. It's the first day of school. Some of our teachers will be teaching more students than ever before in more space than they had last year.

USS Kidd to host 'Keep the Spirit of '45 Alive'

The USS KIDD Veterans Memorial & Museum is proud to announce that the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel will be sponsoring the KIDD’s exclusive “Keep the Spirit of 45’ Alive” event at the Belle’s newly renovated Beaur

Former cop, firefighter feels heat as stand-up comic in North Carolina

Comedian Travis Howze is in the comedy hot seat every time he steps on stage. After years as a firefighter, policeman and Marine, he is used to the heat. But his career hasn't always been a laughing matter.

Fans dress as favorite characters for Harry Potter's birthday

Wizards, witches, and muggles all had reason to celebrate Thursday night. It was Harry Potter's 34th birthday. Or would have been, if J.K. Rowling's young hero lived in our world.

Moore Career College offering free haircuts August 4-8

Moore Career College’s Professional Barbering program will be offering FREE basic haircuts to the public August 4 through August 8th, 2014. The barbering clinic is open Monday through Friday and appointments are necessary.

Mayor reveals skate park, splash pad in New Roads recreational complex

Officials in New Roads are getting ready for the grand opening of a new state-of-the art recreational complex.

EBR students to receive free lunch this school year

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System is proving that there is such a thing as a free lunch.

Wisconsin library offers program to 'read your fines away'

Even with late fees from overdue books, kids at one Wisconsin library can get their hands on some of their favorite books by reading off their IOUs.

Electronic junk gives adults with autism a career path in Colorado

Turning junk into an opportunity is all in a day's work at Blue Star Recyclers in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

A village for the homeless

By Caitlin Schmidt- Special to CNN (CNN) -- Imagine losing your job and the place you call home. You can't get into a shelter and end up on the streets. Soon, you barely remember the person you used to be.

'Kicks for Kids': Students get free new shoes for the school year

A local organization is helping parents and students get stared on the right "foot" this school year.