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Bankers volunteer to give back to the community

An elderly Baton Rouge woman is on the receiving end of some community service Wednesday. She's having her mid-city Baton Rouge home painted.

Brusly teacher sees debut novel published, students inspired

A Brusly High teacher is showing her students more than what makes a good book. She is also showing them they can accomplish their dreams.

Local elementary school library gets a makeover

Volunteers from Capital One Bank and the Heart of America Foundation teamed up to help revamp the library at Bernard Terrace Elementary School.

Elementary and middle school students get hands-on lessons in science

Thousands of elementary and middle school students got hands-on lessons in science Tuesday.

Swiftships: UL Lafayette develops unmanned boat for military

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Swiftships Shipbuilders LLC are working together to develop a military boat capable of autonomous navigation.

Baker fire department adds a splash of pink to their uniform

Most firefighters are used to red, but these firefighters are seeing pink.

Ascension Parish Schools take distance learning to a new level

Ascension Parish Schools are taking learning to another level. It's called Edgenuity, and it's designed to give more options to students of all learning styles and keep them on track.

City to provide $1.88M for pay raises to deputies at Orleans Jail

Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman today announced an agreement with the City of New Orleans to provide a new competitive pay scale for deputies who work in the jail, among other provisions.

How low will they go? BR gas prices continue to drop

How low will they go? Gas prices in Baton Rouge continue to drop just in time for the holiday season.

LSU Press: 'Black Aperture' named a finalist for prestigious National Book Award

Published by LSU Press in February 2013, Matt Rasmussen’s debut poetry collection, “Black Aperture,” is a finalist for the prestigious National Book Award.

More Than a Dress: LSU joins The Cinderella Project to empower young women

LSU recently participated in the second annual Cinderella Project Leadership Academy, or CPLA.

Mayor's office kicks off first food week for Baton Rouge

More than the music was cooking at 'Live After Five' Friday evening.

LEPA sells $120M in bonds to build power plant in Morgan City

The Louisiana Energy and Power Authority (LEPA) announced it has completed the sale of $120,770,000 in revenue bonds for the final stage of design and construction of a new natural gas fired electrical power plant.

NEW JOBS: $24M drilling technology facility heads to New Iberia

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and National Oilwell Varco (NOV) executive Toby Webre announced NOV will develop a $23 million drilling technology facility in New Iberia.

Iberville Parish pastors go to jail for a good cause

Several Iberville Parish pastors were arrested Friday, and their charges are caring for others in the community.