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39 graduate from CARTA, all seem eager to get to work

It was a very exciting day for 39 people in our region, that's because they have successfully completed CARTA or the Capital Area Regional Training Academy.

Report: Saints optimistic Graham will be able to play after bye week

The Saints are optimistic regarding Jimmy Graham’s foot injury, according to NFL insiders. ESPN NFL Insider Chris Mortensen is reporting that the Saints organization is optimistic regarding Jimmy Graham’s foot injury.

Southern University students are excited about the school's new improvements

Southern University has been making it's mark. With more and more students coming in, they've decided to make some improvements, and this includes the new student recreational complex.

BASF awards $15,000 in scholarships to LSU engineering students

BASF has awarded $15,000 in scholarships to six outstanding engineering students at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as part of the BASF Team Chemistry Scholarship Fund.

Jane Richard, 7, Boston bombing survivor, sings anthem at Red Sox game

On April 15, the Boston Red Sox won an early-season game at Fenway Park in dramatic, walk-off fashion in the bottom of the ninth inning.

Two girls arrested in Rebecca Sedwick bullying death

Five weeks after 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick jumped to her death -- prompted, authorities say, by intense bullying -- police in Polk County, Florida, have arrested two girls on aggravated stalking charges.

Family alleges retaliation from town in Missouri rape case

It was supposed to be the beginning of a new life. Melinda Coleman and her four children moved to the small town of Maryville, Missouri, to start fresh after her husband and the children's father died in a car accident.

Shutdown showdown: If there's a deal, what next?

We all know the School House Rock song about how a bill becomes a law.

Supporting future survivors of breast cancer with balloon ceremony

Women in Ascension Parish are offering their prayers and their encouragement to anyone fighting breast cancer. They believe the support will bring the community closer together, and help patients become survivors.

Livingston Parish Fire Protection District Number 4 needs help with tax renewal

Livingston Parish Fire Protection District Number 4 needs help with a property tax renewal. They're asking voters to support renewing a 10 mil property tax assessment and extending the renewal period to 20 years.