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Event, car show to be held in Livingston Parish; all proceeds to benefit animals

If you love animals and classic cars, head on over to Livingston Parish this weekend for the Rock, Roll and Rescue! The Livingston SPCA and Burning Lotus Tattoo are hosting the event on August 24.

LSU looking for singing stars

Calling all singers LSU is looking for a few good vocalists to show off their skills performing the national anthem.LSU is hosting tryouts for people and groups to perform the national anthem at LSU sporting events.

Prank turns sour at Plaquemine High School sending a girl to the hospital

Two young men are in trouble with the law over something they thought was a prank. Iberville Parish Sheriff's deputies say the two used a pellet gun to shoot a young girl in a drive-by at Plaquemine High School.

Unclaimed Powerball prize of $10,000 set to expire September 19

As of today, no one has stepped forward to claim a $10,000 Louisiana Lottery Powerball prize won on March 23, 2013.

Education officials satisfied with first year of required ACT test scores

For the first time the Department of Education tried something new for the 2012 school year, they required each eligible student to take the ACT test, thought the average score dipped, officials have still called it a success.

Fourteen people running on 5th Congressional District card

Voters in the 5th Congressional District will have a crowded ballot this fall. Fourteen people qualified to run for the House of Representatives.

Baton Rouge in the top-five cities for small businesses

If you are thinking about starting a business in the Capitol City, apparently, you are in the right place! Entrepreneur magazine has put Baton Rouge in the top five for cities that have the right foundation for small businesses.

ACT Scores show more Louisiana students ready for college

The number of Louisiana high school students demonstrating readiness in English, math, and science for college level work increased significantly between 2012 and 2013, showing gains in each subject area.

AG Caldwell in Minor, Single Car Accident

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is being examined at Madison Parish Hospital following a minor, single car traffic accident. The incident happened around 7:00 a.m.

Governor Jindal issues statement on on Act 1

Governor Jindal has issued the following statement regarding the Louisiana Association of Educators' press conference on Act 1: