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SWAC football student-athletes of the week announced

 The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced co-offensive and co-defensive student-athletes of the week following week 10 action.

LSU Graduation Success Rate scores remain at all-time high at 81 percent

 For the second straight year, LSU’s numbers in the Graduation Success Rate as reported by the NCAA remained at an all-time high for the university with a score of 81.

BRFD gets 3 new fire trucks

The Baton Rouge Fire Department recieved three new fire trucks to assist with keeping us safer. 

Walter Monsour resigns from head of EBR Redevelopment Authority

Walter Monsour, the President and CEO of the East Baton Rouge Redevelopment Authoritiy, says he will resign on November 30, 2014.

Bill Cassidy's last minute campaign efforts bring him back home

Congressman Bill Cassidy did some last minute campaigning this morning, looking for those final votes to get him into the senate seat. His efforts too him back to the neighborhood where he grew up.

LSU listed amongst best student sections in college football

USA TODAY has released their list of Best College Football Fan Bases based on fan vote.

Gonzales Police arrest 2 on drug charges after prostitution complaint

One woman is in jail and another was issued a summons after Gonzales Police found heroin in their hotel room.

BRPD needs help identifying Alvin Dark Avenue shooting suspect

Police need your help identifying a black man who, they say, shot a 20-year-old man on November 1, 2014.

Local woman starts blanket, clothes drive for homeless veterans

On any given day...the staff at Gulf Coast Occupational Medicine is busy helping patients. But one employee has a goal to also help those less fortunate than others...homeless veterans.

14 constitutional amendments will appear on Tuesday's Louisiana ballot

When you vote on November 4, 2014, you'll have to decide on the fate of 14 proposed amendments to Louisiana's constitution. These are proposals that were approved during the 2013 and 2014 Louisiana Legislative Sessions. 

Shooting on Alliquipa Street leaves 32-year-old man in critical condition

Police are investigating a shooting that left a 32-year-old man in critical condition on November 2, 2014.

Heisman Trophy comes to BR for Alabama vs. LSU game

The Heisman Trophy is coming to Baton Rouge to drum up excitement for the Alabama vs. LSU game.   The trophy will be displayed at Royal Nissan on Airline Highway. 

Ebola Equipped: LA emergency officials say 'don't panic'

Ebola is here in the United States, and people in Louisiana are on high alert. So, some people are doing whatever it takes to avoid exposure to the Ebola virus.

Thousands of students could be displaced, according to report

 More than 8,000 students may not have a school to go to if St. George becomes a city, that's according to a newly-released study by Together Baton Rouge.

11 children, 1 adult hospitalized after Livingston Parish hayride crash

Just before 9:00 Friday night, LA State Police stated investigating a hay-ride crash that sent 11 children and two adults to hospitals. It happened on LA Highway 1024 in Livingston Parish.