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Teachers react to standstill in Common Core debate

Right now, teachers say they have no clue how to get ready for the new school year that's less than a month away.

CATS needs more changes after three months of new route structure

For the last three months, CATS buses have been moving in a new direction. The transit agency changed its routes and schedules to give people faster, more convenient service.

New machine provides better radiation treatment for some local cancer patients

There is a new machine in town that can treat some of the most difficult cancer cases.

BR residents react to increased murders within the past week

In Baton Rouge, someone has been shot and killed almost every day for the past week. Baton Rouge Police said they are working hard to get to the bottom of all of this.

Tangipahoa 911 launches service that gives deaf community rare access

Imagine being in an emergency, and realizing that you cannot call 911 for help. You want to, but there is no way to tell the dispatcher what's happening.

Uber has successful opening weekend in Baton Rouge

Adam Berthelot signed up to become an Uber driver because he felt it was a way to make a difference and help people avoid some of the mistakes he's made in the past.

Baton Rouge participates in first National Gay Blood Drive

There's always a need for blood donors, but a large group of people is banned from ever rolling up their sleeves and donating. Now they say the time has come to change the law and save lives.

Ultimate Saints Fan: Wife honors late husband

Here in Louisiana, it's pretty rare to find anyone who's not a Saints fan.

Both groups claiming to run Azalea Lakes HOA resign under pressure from residents

The Azalea Lakes subdivision started Thursday with two groups claiming to be the board of its homeowners association. It ended the day with nobody in charge.

Beyond the call of duty: Troopers honored for hard work

They protect us every day, out on the highways and close to home. Today State Police held their annual awards ceremony.

Run from NO to BR honors Trevor Sims, raises money for food bank

A dollar can go a long way, and so can a pair of running shoes. Paul Sibley decided to use both to honor a young boy whose dying wish was to feed the hungry.

Two officers honored by company whose bulletproof vests saved their lives

It's an unusual recognition, and the two Baton Rouge police officers who earned it were split over whether it made them happy.

Running for Trevor: LA native runs from NO to BR in honor of Trevor Sims

Who could forget Trevor Sims? He's the little boy who's dying wish was to feed the hungry here in south Louisiana. Well certainly not one man who's running all the way from New Orleans to Baton Rouge.

John Schneider opens studio to bring Louisiana scenes to more screens

A piece of Hollywood has come to an old campsite in Holden. But it is also a piece of Southeast Asia, a pool party from the 1950's, or anything else you could imagine.

'Patriot Tour' raises money to give back to veterans in need

More than 180 motorcyclists drove hundreds of miles across our state today for a good cause. It's part of this year's Patriot Tour that raises money to help our veterans.