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A village for the homeless

By Caitlin Schmidt- Special to CNN (CNN) -- Imagine losing your job and the place you call home. You can't get into a shelter and end up on the streets. Soon, you barely remember the person you used to be.

'Kicks for Kids': Students get free new shoes for the school year

A local organization is helping parents and students get stared on the right "foot" this school year.

New Orleans waiter gets $10K tip

A mystery tipper known for leaving outrageous tips at restaurants around the country... Paid a visit to New Orleans. Now, a local waiter is $10,000 dollars richer.

New Iberia record store reopens as vinyl makes a come back

Most of the big vinyl album stores like Tower and Virgin Records are long gone. In Acadiana, the much loved Raccoon Records shut it's doors back in 2004. But now, record sales are increasing again.

Dream comes true for local family

It's a dream come true for a Baton Rouge family. A local car dealer is helping a family whose son has Muscular Dystrophy get away on vacation. There's a new car, called the MV-1, that specially designed to help people in wheelchairs.

Top 5 happiest cities all in LA, study says

The top five happiest cities in America are all in Louisiana, according to a recent study by a Harvard pair and a Vancouver professor. Baton Rouge was ranked fourth.

New machine provides better radiation treatment for some local cancer patients

There is a new machine in town that can treat some of the most difficult cancer cases.

Tangipahoa 911 launches service that gives deaf community rare access

Imagine being in an emergency, and realizing that you cannot call 911 for help. You want to, but there is no way to tell the dispatcher what's happening.

The Key to Succeed: Local businesses team up to bring more technology to the classroom

We live in a world filled with technology, and in this day and age, it is an essential tool for education. However, some schools just don't have enough money for it.

Beyond the call of duty: Troopers honored for hard work

They protect us every day, out on the highways and close to home. Today State Police held their annual awards ceremony.

Run from NO to BR honors Trevor Sims, raises money for food bank

A dollar can go a long way, and so can a pair of running shoes. Paul Sibley decided to use both to honor a young boy whose dying wish was to feed the hungry.

Cool wrap therapy helps children with itchy skin condition

Little Lucie Karazim has suffered from severe eczema since she was a baby. At times the itching was so intense she'd rub her hands and face raw.

Running for Trevor: LA native runs from NO to BR in honor of Trevor Sims

Who could forget Trevor Sims? He's the little boy who's dying wish was to feed the hungry here in south Louisiana. Well certainly not one man who's running all the way from New Orleans to Baton Rouge.

EBR completes ‘Green Light’ construction on Staring Lane

Drivers in East Baton Rouge Parish might see an improvement in their daily commutes if they use the Staring Lane corridor.