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Two local veterans receive new cars that could change their lives

A handful of local companies found a way to change the lives of two local veterans: they gave them cars. "Yes, it's been kind of tough," Ruby Parker said, "but God is good. God is so good!"

UNselfies drawing attention to selfless acts of giving

What better time to give back than the holidays? Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner, and giving back includes donating our time and our talents to make a difference in our communities.

Ascension Parish students salute local veterans

A Veterans Day event at the Ascension Parish Veterans Park honored local veterans. Current and former service members from all branches of the armed forces were recognized for their service to our country.

Highland Coffees to remain open on Chimes Street

Highland Coffees will serve customers "for years to come," after the coffee shop says it got an extension on its lease.

Dawson Odums to Southern fans: 'Show up, help us show out'

 Southern head football coach Dawson Odums had a very clear message to Jaguar fans on Tuesday.

Honoring our veterans: U.S.S. Kidd holds annual Veterans Day event

Veterans Day is a day to recognize strength, courage and sacrifice... all things Richard Brandt and Ken Dixon can relate to.

LSU students react to AD's warning on inappropriate language at Tiger Stadium

 "I think it's mostly the students, and when you get a bunch of students and they are really passionate about football, you can almost get them to do anything," Ryan Rodgers, an LSU senior.

LSU provides way for student veterans to transition into civilian world

Courage, strength and dedication are just some of the traits you have to have to be in the military.

Statement from LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva on the LSU-Alabama Football Game

 LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva issued the following statement Monday on the LSU-Alabama football game:

Fire displaces 9 people at Sablechase Apartments

Nine people are now out of a home after Baton Rouge firefighters say a fire damaged their apartment building on Boulevard De Province. The fire started around 3 p.m. on November 10, 2014 at the Sablechase apartment complex.

Bill Cassidy holds GOP rally downtown

 It was a packed house at Huey's, all in support of republican Senate Candidate, Bill Cassidy. His campaign slogan is a simple one, "He's with you." And his supporters say Senator Mary Landrieu is not.

Woman brings new light to Donaldsonville after surviving kidney failure

One local woman is working to bring new light to the town of Donaldsonville. She's working to bring more events to the area and get more people of her hometown involved.

List of area restaurants honoring veterans with free giveaways

Veteran's Day is held annually on November 11 to honor and celebrate the service of all military Veterans. The holiday was created by President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 as Armistice Day and was later declared an annual holiday by U.S.

Spitting AIDS; outdated Louisiana law

A lesser known Louisiana law passed in the late 1980's is stirring up controversy. The HIV Intentional Exposure law prohibits anyone infected with AIDS from knowingly spreading the disease. Makes sense right?