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LSU College of Engineering expands, receives $1 million donation

Good news for LSU's College of Engineering. It received a $1 million donation

Southern University professor named a 'Louisianan of the Year'

Southern University announces that one of its professors has been named a “Louisianan of the Year.”

EBR Main Library resumes regular schedule on 1/16

The East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library announced that it opened at noon on Wednesday and will resume it’s regular business hours on Thursday, Jan. 16.

Harlem Globetrotters bring serious fun to court, classroom wherever they go

The jesters of the jump shot will return to town. But they already started making an impact on their biggest fans.

New Roads receives $25K for disaster recovery

The Disaster Recovery unit of the Louisiana Office of Community Development (LOCD) awarded a $25,000 grant to the city of New Roads to create a comprehensive plan that will help the local community recover from the Gustav/Ike hurricanes.

LSU reports an all-time high graduation rate

LSU President and Chancellor, F. King Alexander, announced that the university’s six-year graduation rate is 69.1 percent, which is an all time high. The rate is up from last year’s 66.7 percent.

Newborn gets surprise second chance

Before Owen Sheridan was born his mother was told he wasn't going to survive. Four weeks ago he was born, albeit with a 7-pound growth on his head.

BR business owner donates store to food bank

The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank will be moving to a new location. Albert Fraenkel, a Baton Rouge business owner, has donated his 40 year old furniture store to the food bank.

Dog survives near fatal snow plow accident thanks to NH community

When Molly was dropped off at All Better Pets in Manchester, New Hampshire three weeks ago she had four broken legs and was on the verge of being euthanized.

84-year-old woman knits over 3K hats for needy

One North Dakota woman has made it her mission to make sure the state's kids are protected from the cold when they head outside to the playground.

Baton Rouge Fashion Week kicks off with model search

When you think of fashion, places like London, Paris, Milan come to mind, but what about Baton Rouge?

New ‘leash’ on life for inmates, pets

When you drive by the Airway Heights Corrections Center in Washington State you'll see a compound wrapped in barbed wire, surrounding by tall walls and bright lights, filled with hardened criminals.

Food Network's 'Restaurant: Impossible' takes over BR pizzeria

You might recall Food Network's Chef Robert Irvine and maybe a couple of his head on tactics on the TV reality show 'Restaurant: Impossible.'  He and his team are bringing the lights, cameras, and action down south this winter.

EPA Awards Funding to LSU for Projects to Reduce Pesticide Risks to Bees

On Wednesday, Jan. 8, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that LSU was one of three schools to receive agricultural grants for Integrated Pest Management (IPM).

Community Coffee partners with customers to give Military a taste of home

In 2013, Community Coffee reached a new landmark of more than 20,000 pounds of coffee shipped to overseas military personnel through its Military Match program.