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EBR parents not satisfied with systemwide 'C' grade

The East Baton Rouge Parish school system welcomed a rise parish-wide rise in the school system's score Monday, as overall the school system’s grade moved from a 'D' to a 'C'.

80 percent of Louisiana schools see positive growth over past year

Report cards are in for Louisiana school districts and most got a good grade. The Louisiana Department of Education issued grades for schools and districts based off of test scores attendance and in high school graduation rates.

Bars have mixed feelings about $40,000 permit

The saying goes nothing ever good happens after two," says Brian Ott.

Roger Goodell out

In the midst of the Saints bounty appeals case any future decisions will not be coming from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Bowlers in pink play to banish breast cancer

All Star Lanes in Baton Rouge turned pink to help raise money for breast cancer research and treatments. Around 500 people showed up to score a strike in the 3rd Annual Pink Ribbon Bowl.

Clean up begins at fire damaged early learning center

Members of the YWCA Istrouma Early Head Start community began cleaning up Sunday after a fire destroyed part of their building.

Unattended meat smoker caused $160 thousand in damages to home

A Baton Rouge couple is lucky to be alive after St. George Firefighters say a meat smoker caught fire damaging their home. Firefighters say it happened around 10:15 Saturday night in the 9500 block of Cal Road in Baton Rouge.

Group rallies to protect religious freedom from federal mandate

Dozens of people spent their Saturday morning at a standup for religious freedom rally in Baton Rouge.

Kentucky teacher biking to help better kids' health

A Kentucky teacher is on a mission to banish childhood obesity and get kids more active in the classroom.

5-year-old girl crushed to death by elevator

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's office says a five year old girl died after being crushed by an elevator.