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LSU Biology class working to fight invasive species in Bluebonnet Swamp

For the past several years, LSU biology professor Barry Aronhime and the students in his Principles of Ecology Laboratory class have been working hands-on at the Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, or BSNC, to study an aggressive invasive species o

'Live in Peace' ride hopes to put an end to ongoing violence problem

Donaldsonville is a growing city with a growing violence problem.

Louisiana ranks 17th nationally in infant immunizations

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is encouraging parents to make sure their children's immunizations are up to date.

Louisiana's cohort graduation rate reaches an all-time high

Governor Bobby Jindal and Louisiana State Superintendent of Schools John White announced recently that, for the second consecutive year, Louisiana's graduation rate has increased--reaching an all-time high of 72.3 percent of students comple

Data shows babies born in state spend fewer days in intensive care

Partnerships between the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, nonprofit advocacy groups and Louisiana hospitals reduced the number of days babies born in Louisiana have spent in Neonatal Intensive Care units by 20,000, according to pre

Horse owners urged to prepare for mosquito borne diseases

As summertime approaches and mosquitoes become more prevalent, the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) is urging horse owners to vaccinate their animals for both Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and the West

EBRSO to host Drug Take Back Program at Oschner

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office along with Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will host a prescription drug take back this Saturday, April 27, from 10:00 a.m. until 2 p.m.

SCAM ALERT: Hang up on new utility bill phone scam

Utility companies throughout the US and Canada are warning their customers about a new con. Scammers are calling residents and impersonating utility staff, claiming to be collecting on late bills.

LSU 100 entrepreneurs show economic might of university

The third annual LSU 100 list showed how big an impact former Tigers can have on the world of business.

When will the debt ceiling need to be raised?

If you enjoy the spectacle of lawmakers fruitlessly fighting over the budget, then you're in luck.