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Michigan non profit martial arts class helps kids kick cancer

SOUTHFIELD, Michigan (CNN) -- For 12 years, Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg worked at a camp for children battling cancer.

Texas pastor aims to tackle serious social issues in BR

A Texas pastor is looking to make a difference here in the capital city. In fact, pastor G.E. Gamble of the ROC Worship Center has moved here to do just that.

New music video aims to end synthetic marijuana trend

Officials are calling it poison. It's synthetic marijuana, but some teens around the Capitol City know it as "Mojo."

LSU student gets $50,000 for tuition on Ellen Show

One of those LSU students has been in the national spotlight this week. She was on the Ellen Degeneres show earlier this week. Now, finding a way to pay for her education is a problem that's behind this LSU tiger.

Family of Marine, mother of two, cancer patient gets special trip

Marines sacrifice a lot, and so do working moms. One local woman adds to those another title: cancer patient. So a business gave her a gift tonight that she could never possibly repay.

New health district plans to put BR on medical map

Baton Rouge could get a new medical school! It's all part of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation's master plan to put the city on the "healthcare map."

LSU Student to receive surprise from Ellen DeGeneres on NBC33 Tuesday

Jasmine Williams is a Junior at Louisiana State University.

BR inventor creates fitness suit to help local athletes

Baton Rouge is known for a lot of things, but one that sticks out the most for a lot of people... the athletics. From LSU to Southern, it means a lot to us here.

Louisiana WWII Vet turns 105-years-old

He's seen 17 presidents, been around the world, and today a World War II veteran turned 105-years-old. This is Lawrence Brooks and he got a birthday surprise at the World War II museum.

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center brings free prostate cancer screenings to the community

Prostate cancer is not a topic many men want to talk about, but officials at the Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center said it needs to be.

Volunteers clean up neighborhood to make community safer

It's been a bit of a rainy day here in Baton Rouge, but that didn't stop dozens of people in our community from putting on their gloves and cleaning up. It's all to make one neighborhood safer.

Local bodybuilder gets ready to compete for Ms.Olympia

A local bodybuilder is preparing for a competition of a lifetime. Sarah LeBlanc is one of only three Louisiana athletes heading to Las Vegas next week for the Ms. Olympia competition.

SPCA of Livingston adopted out more than 70 animals at adoption event

UPDATE: Volunteers said the pet adoption was a success. The SPCA of Livingston adopted out more than 70 animals this weekend. During the entire event, more than 100 animals were adopted out.

Donation will be instrumental to continued growth of Belaire HS band

There is a brand new sound at Belaire High School, because of a gift that will change the quality and size of its marching band<

Houma/Thibodaux area makes Forbes 'Booming Small Cities' list

Forbes recently released a list of America's Booming Small Cities 2014, and included in the top 10 are two cities in South Louisiana.