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Gun permits for the blind? Iowa grants them, stirs debate

Should blind people be granted gun permits? The question entered the crosshairs of some gun control advocates over the weekend, after a report about Iowa issuing permits to buy and carry firearms to people who are legally blind.

The high cost of being a football fan

Football season is here, and many stadium goers are breaking out the face paint. But between paying for tickets, parking and grabbing a couple of cold ones, the cost of actually going to a game has gotten much too pricey for many fans.

200,000 bottles of Motrin recalled

The makers of Motrin are voluntarily recalling about 200,000 bottles of concentrated drops for infants over potential contamination with tiny plastic particles

LSU organziations host double reunion

Two groups of LSU alumnae and students gathered together for the first home game weekend to honor the history of desegregation at LSU.

LSU fans give a father a special purple and gold send off

In the sea of purple and gold tailgates lined up in front of the LSU Vet School Saturday one krewe stood out. Not for the group’s party, but for it's purpose.

Tokyo will host Olympic Games in 2020

Tokyo has been chosen by the International Olympic Committee to host the 2020 Summer Games. In voting Saturday in Buenos Aires, the committee picked Tokyo over the two other contenders, Madrid and Istanbul.

Megabus.com adds 3 daily services to Baton Rouge; destinations include Houston, New Orleans

Megabus.com, the popular city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, announced today it will begin daily service to/from Baton Rouge, La. Service begins September 9 and tickets can be purchased at www.megabus.com today.

Well-known LSU tailgate bar celebrates 10 year anniversary

It's nothing new that Baton Rouge is a football community with some of the most dedicated fans and one college sports bar that overlooks tiger stadium is celebrating 10 years of food, fun and of course tailgates

LSU band members march toward game day

LSU Tiger fans are getting ready for this season's first home game. For most, that means tailgate prep, a tent, seating, food and beverages, and of course, the tickets are a must.

Third earthquake in a week hits East Texas area near Louisiana border

Another earthquake hit the Timpson area in East Texas early Friday morning.