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Southern researchers receive $900,000 grant to further HIV/AIDS research

Baton Rouge leads the nation in HIV and AIDS cases per capita, but a group of Southern University researchers is hoping to change that. They received a $900,000 grant from the U.S.

Furloughed La. National Guard technicians recalled to assist with TS Karen

Declaring a state of emergency, Governor Bobby Jindal has authorized the mobilization of 650 Guardsmen to state active duty to respond to Tropical Storm Karen as needed.

Thibodaux PD put the 'cuffs on cancer'

People in Thibodaux may do a double-take the next time they get pulled over. The Thibodaux police Department showed off a police car that they repainted in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Fun 'Night Out' for kids allows law enforcement to teach serious messages

Law enforcement officers around Baton Rouge tried to improve their image on Thursday, Oct. 3.

Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired hosts 'Fight for Sight' 5K

Ready? Set? Go! The runners took off, but here's something unique about this race.

Baton Rouge high school students join together to make a positive change

Bullying, drugs and violence have become common problems for our youth here in Louisiana, but a group of high school students want to change that.

Park Elementary wins new computer lab in ‘Tools for Schools’ campaign

NBC33 asked for your votes to help an area school in need win a new computer lab as part of the “Tools for Schools” campaign.

Baton Rouge magazine launches to make Louisiana healthier

Louisiana is one of the most obese states in the country, and two local companies want to fight this statistic.

EBR among 12 finalists for national prize recognizing strategies to improve health

Largely because of Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden’s Healthy City Initiative, East Baton Rouge Parish is one of 12 communities that have been chosen as a finalist for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s second annua

New upgrade at grain facility brings news jobs to Port of Greater Baton Rouge

Governor Bobby Jindal, Louis Dreyfus Commodities Chairperson Margarita Louis-Dreyfus and Executive Director Jay Hardman of the Port of Greater Baton Rouge joined other leaders to dedicate the upgraded grain and oilseed export elevator at the po

Shutdown: National Weather Service continues work

Despite the Federal government shutdown, all NOAA agencies, including the National Weather Service, will keep their doors open for business.

Vitamin B? Why beer is good for your health

I do likes me a cold one on a hot summer day, and a fall ball game just isn't the same without an ale in my hand.

Too good to be true? Baton Rouge gas prices follow national trend, could drop below $3

Average retail gasoline prices in Baton Rouge have fallen 5.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.20/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.43/g.

You could soon see a lot more 'Free Little Libraries' pop up around town

A new reading trend is spreading across the country and now it's turning up here at home. They're called "Little Free Libraries."

Competitive flight winners announced during 2013 Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship event

– The 2013 Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship events in Ascension Parish have come to a close and winners have been announced resulting from the competitive hot air balloon races.