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SU graduates look forward to next steps

It was pomp and circumstance for graduates at Southern University Friday.

St. James Parish kicks off festival of the bonfires

St. James Parish kicked off the festival of the bonfires Friday, but it's not your ordinary shindig. Festival Committee Member, Terry Roussel said, " [It's] south louisiana style, okay?"

Central family raising money for girl with Cerebral Palsy through Christmas light display

It's hard to miss the big Christmas light display across from Central Middle School in Central, LA. And, although the lights have a huge impact, it's the impact on one girl's life that make a difference here.

BRCC launches new scholarship program

What if you wanted to gain work skills, but college is just not for you or your budget? Baton Rouge Community College wants to help with its new scholarship program.

National Hurricane Museum and Science Center may find home in LA

Louisiana may be the home of a new National Hurricane Museum and Science Center. State and national leaders are pushing for the museum and science center to be built near Interstate 10 in Lake Charles.

Baton Rouge leaders and groups give back to kids in need

For most kids, Christmas is the best time of year, but for some, right here in the Capital City, they'll wake up Christmas morning with nothing under the tree.

SU excited about SWAC championship victory; 10 years since last win

The SWAC trophy is back on the bluff. The Southern jaguars took down the Jackson State tigers 34 to 27 Saturday in Reliant stadium.

BR native earns promotion to Staff Sergeant in U.S. Marine Corps

Andrew Nackley is now a staff sergeant in the United States Marine Corps.

LPB chronicles comeback of LA Black Bear

Two decades ago, the Louisiana Black Bear was on the brink of extinction, but today it is on the rebound. The latest episode of Louisiana Public Broadcasting’s six-part wildlife series Alive!

Christmas wish answered for two girls in Tennessee

Foster children Eva and Jasmine shared the same Christmas wish. During Vacation Bible School at their East Tennessee church this summer, the girls, ages 7 and 8, sent up their written prayer request in a balloon.

LSU professor wins over $2M to further student development

LSU Professor Graca Vicente was recently awarded a grant of more than $2 million from the National Institutes of Health, or NIH, to continue Phase III of the Initiative for Maximizing Student Development, or IMSD. She is the Charles H.

Les Miles makes young fan's wish come true with special dinner

A teenage Tigers fan had his dream come true Wednesday night, thanks in part to a bacon cheeseburger.

Last minute shoppers prepare for Thanksgiving holiday

If shopping carts, long lines, and crowds of people make you think about Black Friday, think again.

Local woman becomes fitness cover girl

While you’re thinking about turkey, dressing, and pie, fitness may be the furthest thing from your mind.

LA tourism wins annual award for Southern region

The Louisiana Office of Tourism is the State Tourism Office of the Year according to the Southeast Tourism Society.