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Bridging the gap: teachers and parents come together for student success

As many parents may agree, having an effective teacher is vital to the success of your child, but as a parent, you have to do your part too.

Winning for awareness: Ms. Wheelchair LA hopes her win will inspire others

Louisiana has a new Ms. Wheelchair Louisiana. Her name's Leah Hoffpauir, and she wants to make a change.

Volunteers needed: Forum 35 community service hosts 'Forum Fever' rally

"Speak out and speak up and give a young person's perspective on the different issues affecting our community," said Forum 35 President, Jesse Hoggard. That's exactly what one group is aiming to do.

Students gearing up for first ever Dance Marathon at LSU

It’s a tradition across college campuses nationwide and it raises millions of dollars for the Children’s Miracle Network, now its here in Baton Rouge.

Louisiana's First Lady makes a special delivery

It may not feel like it yet, but it's just about spring time. So when you get to doing your spring cleaning, whether it's in the pantry or in your closet, don't forget the local non profits who need your help.

Local Catholic school teacher recognized by Notre Dame for dedication

Tuesday was a special day for a special educator, whose life long dedication to education in the catholic school system was recognized during a stop on the "Fighting for our Children's Future" national bus tour.

University Lab School teacher to be honored by White House

LSU University Laboratory School first-grade teacher Donna Lamonte was named as the math recipient of the 2012 Presidential Award of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching from President Barack Obama.

Louisiana merchandise exports set new record in 2013

The International Trade Administration (ITA) announced Tuesday that new data show Louisiana merchandise exports increased 0.3 percent in 2013 compared to 2012, growing from $62.9 billion to $63.1 billion.

3 Louisiana 2-year colleges eligible for $1M Aspin Prize

Three of Louisiana’s Community and Technical Colleges are among 150 two-year colleges across the country eligible for the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

BR organization paints mural to make a change

Some of you might notice something a little different yet colorful if you pass by Saia Park on N. Donmoor off Florida Blvd. It's a mural, and it's purpose is to help bring life back into a 70815 neighborhood.

BR woman reaches a momentous milestone

A local woman hit a milestone Saturday.

BR based 'Bootcamp Xplosion' changes lives

If you’ve never heard of Bootcamp Xplosion, then you need to know up front it’s a pretty tough workout.

Baton Rouge man claims $1M Powerball prize

Alex Bookter visited Louisiana Lottery headquarters in Baton Rouge on Wednesday to claim the first $1 million Powerball prize won in Louisiana this year.

BRCC Police Department expands to keep students safer

Baton Rouge Community College is expanding pretty quickly. With more students and more opportunities, there's a big need for security. That's why BRCC is expanding its campus police force.

Movie industry on the way up: growing our state economically and culturally

Since the film industry slowly started making its way toward Louisiana, things in the bayou state have boomed.