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Husband hopes to keep wife's memory alive with cancer journal

"Another decision was made tonight too, bye, bye hair, hello tears. It was an emotional departure, but I know it will get better in time," Kenan Irving read.

Dangerous curve on LA 447 gets new warning signs

There is still debris spread all over the curve on LA 447 that claimed five lives over the last month. For the most part, it looks the same. There are only a few things that are different.

Runnels student to play harp at Carnegie Hall

It takes passion, dedication and determination. Those are all things Rachel Yura has.

Redemptorist community excited about proposal to take control of school to stop closure

A group of Redemptorist High School alumni say they are willing to do what the Catholic Diocese will not: operate the school in 2014-15.

Weeks of preparations allow Houmas House gardens to survive freeze

Homeowners are often advised to cover their plants before a hard freeze such as the one Louisiana is experiencing this week, But protecting the plants in your garden seems daunting, imagine having 750,000 plants to think about!

Crawfish farmers have short-term optimism and long-term concern about industry

Crawfish lovers can start getting their pots ready. Farmers say this year's crop will be another good one.

Day after Christmas sales bring shoppers out

It’s the day after Christmas.

Ledet’s Auto Sales gives 2 cars to needy families

Not all of us can say that we were given a car for a gift. And the number of us that can say we were given a car as a gift from the owner of a car dealership is even smaller.

The fight to save Redemptorist High School

The announcement that Redemptorist High School would be closing its doors at the end of the year caught a lot of people off guard.

Broadmoor Elementary students get rewarded for hard work

 We all know the saying hard work pays off. For some children at Broadmoor Elementary, their hard work did just that. Thursday, students were awarded with brand-new bikes!

Rare signed Beatles-themed piano to benefit Habitat for Humanity

Some veterans in St. Tammany Parish will owe a lot to Sgt. Pepper. Because of the two living members of The Beatles, those veterans will have homes they otherwise couldn't have afforded.

Singing bell ringer spreads Christmas cheer in Baton Rouge

If you go to the Sam's Club off Siegen Lane, you may get a cheerful surprise.

Christmas parade gives back to those in need

 Christmas is almost here. The St. George Fire Department wants to do its part to help those in need.

SU graduate wants to make a difference, help juvenile delinquents

 "If you don't want it for yourself, nobody else will want it. So if there's something you want in life, go get it," said Jamaal Martin.

Residents play planner as Baton Rouge Lakes designers seek input

People know and love the Baton Rouge Lakes. They also have lots of ideas about how to make the lakes better.