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President calls for new approach after shutdown

The way business is done in Washington has to change to make a positive difference in the economy, President Barack Obama said Thursday as the federal government reopened for business and discussions began in Congress to reach a longer-term bud

Facebook changes privacy settings for teens

Facebook is relaxing its rules for teenagers. The 13- to 17-year-old set now has the option to share photos, updates and comments with the general public on Facebook.

Federal workers back on the job

With the 2013 government shutdown ended, President Obama has ordered all federal workers to get back to work Thursday.

Girl accused of bullying Florida teen before suicide has an alibi: her father

WINTER HAVEN, Florida (CNN) -- How much bullying does it take to drive a 12-year-old to suicide?

2 convicted murderers mistakenly freed from Florida prison

The state of Florida is asking for help in locating two former prison inmates that they realized should still be current inmates.

LSU game day parking issues discussed

LSU fans good news. There could be some relief headed your way when it comes to parking difficulties on the LSU campus. The LSU athletic department and campus police are both working on how to tackle the problems.

Treasures of the ARC to hold tent sale

 Treasures of the ARC will be having a tent sale from Thursday, October 17 through Saturday, October 19. The tent sale will be located on 108 East Ascension Street in Gonzales.

First Lady Jindal announces Governor’s Mansion is 'going pink'

For the sixth consecutive year, First Lady Supriya Jindal announced today that the Louisiana Governor’s Mansion will be lit pink until Thursday, October 17 in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Local school aims to combat bullying with 'Rachel's Challenge'

It's a problem making national headlines right now, bullying. It’s something that caused one young girl to take her life.

Local chef looks to provide direction for inner-city kids through cooking

Acclaimed chef Chris Wadsworth and his wife Sommer are working day and night to make the rooms in De La Ronde Hall ready for Chris' latest culinary adventure, a teaching kitchen.