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Mayor announces taskforce to study afterschool vision, plan for Baton Rouge community

Citing a need for a shared vision and community plan, Mayor Melvin “Kip” Holden announced a taskforce to study after-school and out-of-school learning in Baton Rouge.

DHH confirms five new West Nile virus cases in Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has confirmed five new West Nile virus cases this week, bringing this year's total number of cases to 39.

Iphone users finally get their hands on the brand new devices

If you've been waiting for apple's new release, it's finally here. People camped out all night and were lined up all morning to get the brand new I phone.

LSU fans aren't concerned about rain ruining the first SEC game of the season

Tiger fans have already started to fire up the grill and put on their purple and gold for the first SEC game of the 2013 season.

Soldier deploys for the first time

For the men and women who heed the call to serve our country, they know this day will come. Family and friends waved farewell to the soldiers of the Louisiana National Guard's 927th Engineer Company and 769th Engineer Battalion Friday.

Elderly woman killed in 2-vehicle crash on LA 75 in Ascension Parish

An 87-year-old woman was killed from a crash that happened on LA 75 at LA 3251 in Ascension Parish.

Shreveport-Bossier City ranks dead last in economic growth, BR in top 100

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently released new data on the economic growth in metropolitan areas for 2012. The numbers shine a light on positive and negative movement for some Louisiana cities.

National Child Passenger Safety Week Saturday events around Louisiana

Louisiana State Police and the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force will be conducting Child Safety Seat Check events across Louisiana this Saturday, September 21.

Raising a family on three minimum wage jobs

Here's what it takes to raise a family on three minimum wage jobs. Five days a week, Dejun Jackson wakes at 4:30 to get to the Chicago Chick-fil-A in time to start his shift at 5:45.

New iPhones draw lines around the world

The annual holiday for Apple fans is here. The new iPhones went on sale in the U.S., China and seven other countries Friday, and throngs of people lined up around the world to be among the first to snag one.