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BR Toastmasters take the fear out of public speaking

Whether we're getting ready to do a demonstration about Jujitsu or perhaps we need to give a speech at a wedding, public speaking can be a stressful ordeal.

New Orleans church finally returns 9 years after Hurricane Katrina

Finally their prayers have been answered! It's a new day for a church in Gentilly destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. For the first time in 9 years, the church, now completely renovated held Sunday services.

'Breast Cancer Can Stick It': Survivor makes a difference through campaign

Experts say, more than 300,000 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Forty-thousand of them are expected to die, but one breast cancer survivor is doing what she can to help and "stick it" to breast cancer.

'Red Stick Rumble': Local students participate in multi-state robotics competition

A lot of people are on vacation this Labor Day weekend, but dozens of local teens were hard at work. However, their work involves something a little different... like creating robots!

YaYas group brings dancing, joy to local senior citizens

Who doesn’t love to dance? That’s the idea behind a special line dancing group that goes by “YaYas.”

Join BR survivors for Stand Up to Cancer viewing party at Perkins Rowe

To help finish the fight against cancer and support the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), American Cancer Society of Baton Rouge Relay For Life and other event volunteers will host a viewing party for the primetime s

Woman uses 'bus stop prayer' to transform violent NOLA area neighborhood

They call her Ms. Angel, she prays at bus stops. Why bus stops? Bus stops are where she didn't get the support she needed, without guidance she succumbed to drugs and alcohol.

Football dream comes true for FL player with physical disability

A Lakeland, Florida boy is on top of the world after scoring a touchdown at a Saturday rec-league game.

Bailout Batman: Fundraiser hopes to free Batman, proceeds go to non-profit

Losing a child is something most parents could never imagine, and aren't financially prepared for either, but one local organization looks to ease at least the financial burden for those grieving parents.

Experimental device may offer relief for cluster headaches

Medication hasn't helped Paul Alterio's debilitating cluster headaches, which have incapacitated him two to three times a day for the past four years.

Mayor's program brings healthier foods to stores in low-income areas

Fruits and vegetables are not usually the first things you see when you go to a convenience store, but the Mayor's Office wants to change that.

Officials expect new OMV office to help long wait times

Good news for drivers in Baton Rouge, the Office of Motor Vehicles has opened another location.

Postal worker saves choking baby, while delivering mail in SC

A frantic mother trying to save her baby from choking found help from an unlikely hero. Stephanie Cooper said her 11-month-old son had put a plastic wrapper in his mouth Friday, and it got lodged in his throat.

BR gas prices drop, as crisis Iraq in continues

The crisis in Iraq doesn't seem to be affecting gas prices here at home. In fact the average price for a gallon of gas in Baton Rouge has fallen seven cents since last week.

Wisconsin couple in their 90s, gets married at nursing home

A special wedding was held Saturday at an unusual venue in Seymour, Wisconsin: an assisted living center. The couple, who are both in their 90s, decided to tie the knot.