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Parents and educators discuss ways to revamp diplomas

Getting a High School degree these days is getting more and more complicated, but the state's top education official is looking to streamline the process for your students.

Microsoft reverses course on controversial Xbox One restrictions

Just two weeks after announcing that the Xbox One would require an Internet connection and prevent the free exchange of used games, Microsoft abruptly changed its stance and abandoned both policies.

For victims of 'landlords from hell,' home is where the hurt is

Think you have the landlord from hell? Think again. Did they steal your stuff? Lock you out? Threaten you with a gun? Unless they did, they're not even in contention for the title.

Patriots player mum as police search for clues in man's death

Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is used to throngs of media clamoring to ask him questions, but the NFL star has never had to deal with them camping outside his home.

Eight-year-old proves rare disease is merely a challenge to overcome

Mikayla Blunt knows she is not quite like everyone else. She has a bigger personality, and she is more controlling than her siblings and most of her peers.

Group apologizes to gay community, shuts down 'cure' ministry

After 37 years, Exodus International, an organization whose mission was to "help" gay Christians become straight, is shutting down. But not before issuing an apology.

Minden man dies in crash after running into a tree

A man has died after a fatal crash in Webster Parish. On June 18, at 8:02 p.m., Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 518 east of U.S. Highway 79.

Physicians group labels obesity as a disease

One word could have a big impact on the way doctors treat obesity in the United States.

Man dies after crashing into train's tanker cars

One man is dead and another one is injured after colliding with a train in Ouachita Parish.

Hunters react to new laws on donating game

Hunters across the state are celebrating a victory, after the Governor signed two laws that will assist hunters in donating their game to charity.