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CA man learns how to read at 84

An elderly California man had gone his whole life without knowing how to read, but for the first time at the age of 84, he learned how.

Anonymous man pays for stolen milk after 56 years of guilt

Have you ever felt guilty about something you've done in the past and wished you could go back and make it right? One former Oklahoma student is trying to do just that.

GA Janitor finds stolen Olympic medals

Here's a story behind every Olympic medal. But the medals in this news story now tell an unexpected tale of mystery. They were stolen from DeKalb County track star Angelo Taylor last week.

'Freezin' for a Reason': locals take a plunge for a good cause

Many of us would never jump into a freezing lake, but dozens of local law enforcement agencies and people in our area did. They were happy to because it's for a good cause.

Beating the battle: Local boy celebrates his last day of chemotherapy

He's only 8 years old, but he's already won the battle of a lifetime. Jesse Lamberth beat cancer. Meet Jesse Lamberth. This little guy's a huge LSU fan. "Geaux tigers!" Jesse exclaimed.

Louisiana motion picture studio Celtic Media Centre now locally owned, operated

A spokesperson for the Celtic Media Centre, the largest design-built studio facility in Louisiana, announced that the studio is now locally owned and operated, and is expanding its scope of service.

Women empowering women; dozens attend 'SU Girls Rock awards show'

Wednesday marked the second annual "SU Girls Rock Awards Show" at Southern University.  The Association for Women Students recognized their peers for accomplishments ranging from the field to the classroom.

Chef Jeremy Langlois features Louisiana cuisine at prestigious James Beard House in NY

Executive Chef Jeremy Langlois, of Latil’s Landing Restaurant at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens in Darrow, La., will cook at the prestigious James Beard House in New York on Wednesday, Feb. 19.

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.