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Hundreds line the streets for a chance to dance on 'So you think you can dance'

The dancers came from all over the south, from Texas to Alabama to right here in Louisiana. All are hoping for the same thing, a chance to dance on the hit show ‘So you think you can dance.’

Local dairy sees benefit for farmers, consumers in Farm Bill

Farmers are breathing a big sigh of relief. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a Farm Bill, and it will likely become law soon.

Private I's Family Ties: Private investigator works to reunite families

Imagine going your entire life not knowing who your birth parents. Well it happens more often than you might think. That's where a Port Allen private investigator comes in. She helps people find their loved ones.

Thawed out and open for business

 From dry cleaners to restaurants businesses are back open,and owners say they expect big crowds.

Local teen takes a stand against cyber-bullying and expoitation

Cyber-bullying is a problem across our nation.

People in Gonzales say goodbye to Cal's Bakery

People in Gonzales are saying goodbye to a piece of the city's history. Cal's Bakery closed it's doors Thursday after decades in business. So, loyal customers lined up to say their final goodbyes.

BTR re-opens, travelers excited to reach final destinations

Days after a winter storm hit the south, area airports have finally opened up for business again or take-offs and landings.

More than 1,000 Atlanta area students reunited with parents after bad weather

Children across the Atlanta metro area had to spend Tuesday night in school as school buses couldn't drive on the slick roads.

DOTD claims strategic improvements lead to good road conditions

Drivers had a much easier time getting home Tuesday night when Interstate 10 and Interstate 12 reopened following the ice storm that gripped the area.

Businesses open despite icy roadways

Quite a few local business owners didn't let the wild winter weather stop them from getting back to work Wednesday.

Helping the homeless: shelters accommodate to hold more people

A lot of you are probably staying warm and cozy inside your homes tonight, but what if you had no home to go to? Homeless shelters across the area are at capacity, but St. Vincent de Paul is not turning anyone away.

Slippery, slick conditions hinder Wednesday morning drivers

Slick and slippery roads greeted morning commuters Wednesday. "A lot of the bridges and stuff were very icy and so it was a lot of slow going throughout the day," advised Chris Pacosz, a Baton Rouge Driver.

St. Francisville residents make do during Mother Nature's tirade

Much like the many tourists who make their way north from Baton Rouge, the worst of Tuesday's winter storm visited St. Francisville. But the town had few of the problems that appeared statewide during the ice storm a few days prior.

Local hospital continues care during cold weather

Officials at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center launched their emergency plans to help keep up care during the frosty temperatures and wintry mix coming to the Capital City area.

Stranded in the Capital City: One Metairie couple makes the best of it

In weather like this, you've heard before, stay inside and stay off the roads. That's easy if you live around here, but what if you don't?