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Conference aims to give grandparents options when struggling to raise grandchildren

More than 100,000 children in Louisiana live with their grandparents. But those grandparents often fight for years with the state, and go broke in the process of trying to keep their families together.

Inside the Exhibit: How the LSU Museum of Art creates a show

The LSU Museum of Art has a new exhibit about Venice, one of Europe’s great cities. There is lots of famous artwork to see — but it is what you don’t see that makes the exhibit possible.

Somebody is throwing dog feces at Christian Arvel’s camp

Going back to the gas station on the corner of government street and lovers lane, It looks like a completely different building.

'I'm a survivor': Stroke survivor shares her story

For the women at the Go Red for Women Luncheon, red is a color of determination, strength and survival. "I had a stroke, and I'm a survivor," said Christiana Chaisson, a two-time stroke survivor.

UL professor will present cutting edge research to FDA

It beats. It pumps. It keeps you alive, but what if your heart stopped working? That is where artificial ones come in.

LSU students protest suspect description stereotypes

It seems America has been re-questioning its relationship with race more frequently. Last Saturday, LSU students got a text message saying to be wary of a black suspect wearing a hoodie.

CATS bus drivers take a stand against administration

"If you don't stand for something, you will fall for anything," said CATS Bus Operator Christopher Huddleston.

Gardere Initiative students embrace unique opportunity with symphony musicians

The Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra has a new audience: a group of kids who might never otherwise hear classical music.

Stroke survivor uses art to ‘illuminate’ his experience

This is the story of how Edward Pramuk created his exhibit, “Illuminations”.

Gardere leaders excited about sidewalk construction plan

After six years of discussions, Gardere Lane will get a safety makeover. It will be a small change that could impact residents in several ways.

Volunteers clean, repair damage at Odell S. Williams Museum

Volunteers spent Wednesday afternoon day cleaning up the past, so it can help teach future generations.

Spanish Moon bar, venue to go smoke-free

Managers at Spanish Moon want to clear the air about their business. Starting next week, the decades-old bar will go smoke-free, joining a movement that is sweeping south Louisiana.

Jordan twins stand out among Tigers for unique look and playing style

LSU brought in the top-ranked recruiting class in the country to join the 2015 team. It includes a pair of players from Lake Charles who are making quite an impression, both for their skills and for their looks.

EBR Court graduates new class of child advocates

Every house is not a home. Hundreds of children are in danger of being abused or neglected in Louisiana.

'Helping Christian Arvel' page set up to aid homeless man

After learning about Christian Arvel, the homeless man who lives behind an abandoned gas station in Mid City, many of you reached out to help.