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'I'm a survivor': Stroke survivor shares her story

For the women at the Go Red for Women Luncheon, red is a color of determination, strength and survival. "I had a stroke, and I'm a survivor," said Christiana Chaisson, a two-time stroke survivor.

UL professor will present cutting edge research to FDA

It beats. It pumps. It keeps you alive, but what if your heart stopped working? That is where artificial ones come in.

Baton Rouge tourism saw 'historic' gains in 2014

Fueled by several major attractions that brought world-class entertainers and personalities to town, Baton Rouge tourism posted historic gains in 2014.

Parents who adopted 14 children look to give 2 more a home

A Michigan couple who has already adopted more than a dozen children is looking to expand their family even more.

Visually impaired students compete in Louisiana Braille Challenge

More than 100 students from the across the state competed in a unique competition Wednesday.

Old Entergy property on Gov. Street to get a face lift

An abandoned six acre lot on Government Street is going to get a much needed face lift.

'P.A. Boot Camp' helps locals make it in the film industry

"Everyone wants to be Steven Spielberg. Everyone wants to be Martin Scorsese," said Andrew Klatter. One day, Klatter hopes someone will say the same about him.

Go Fund Me account helps EBR paramedic in need

An east Baton Rouge paramedic is asking for our help. Mark Wilson started a Go Fund Me account to help out a fellow paramedic after she underwent hip replacement surgery.

New implant allows ‘profoundly deaf’ teen to hear for the first time

Maggie Gleason, 14, who was born deaf, heard sound for the first time in her life when hearing specialists at UH Case Medical Center turned on an innovative electronic device called an auditory brainstem implant, or ABI.

Hundreds of volunteers pack thousands of meals for the hungry

Hundreds of volunteers join together for one mission... to help feed the hungry.

Local festival queens compete in 2015 Queen of Queens pageant

Some local "queens" are competing to be the top queen.

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”.