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Detroit man who commuted by foot 21 miles a day surprised with a donated car

The world's most famous commuter thought he was meeting friends for lunch Friday to close out a wild week in the spotl

'Going red' to fight the silent killer

 "It can affect anyone. If you yourself don't have it, possibly family members might have it. It can affect anyone," said Dr. Tarisha Mixon. Doctors call it a silent killer.

Music therapy helps Lake Charles woman find her voice after stroke

Almost a year ago Cathy Flowers of Lake Charles, Louisiana was told she would never be able to move or speak again.

Stroke survivor uses art to ‘illuminate’ his experience

This is the story of how Edward Pramuk created his exhibit, “Illuminations”.

Single Colorado dad goes to beauty school for daughter

A former Navy technician with a shaved head has become the go-to hair stylist for his 2-year-old daughter. Single dad Greg Wickherst could barely contain Izzy's hair in a simple ponytail.

Volunteers piece together new playground for kids at Bernard Terrace

The work continued Saturday on a new playground for kids at Bernard Terrace Elementary.

Pennington launches new tool to fight childhood obesity

A new tool could be the key to fighting childhood obesity in Louisiana.

182 Louisiana homeless assistance programs receive federal grants

Christian Arvel, a homeless man who made his own shelter in Mid City can tell you how much of a difference a little help can make.

New campaign launches to end secondhand smoking in BR

 "2015 will be the first year where all of our local hospitals and healthcare organizations will have tobacco-free campuses," said Mayor of Baton Rouge Kip Holden.

Wrongfully imprisoned man gets free trip to Super Bowl

When Ryan Ferguson and his dad travel this week to Glendale, Arizona, for the Super Bowl, it will be a bucket-list experience. And yet for them it will be so much more.

EBR Court graduates new class of child advocates

Every house is not a home. Hundreds of children are in danger of being abused or neglected in Louisiana.

'Helping Christian Arvel' page set up to aid homeless man

After learning about Christian Arvel, the homeless man who lives behind an abandoned gas station in Mid City, many of you reached out to help.

Thousands of educators get ready to jump start students into their careers

More than a thousand teachers from across the state packed Downtown Baton Rouge Wednesday. It is part of the Jump Start Convention.

Lafourche Parish man uses 30-acre farm to fight hunger

On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, several volunteers spent the hours harvesting for the hungry all thanks to the generosity of a Lafourche Parish man.