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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

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.

Little girl saves five lives with organ donation

One little girl lost her life almost two years ago, but now her life is being celebrated every day.

World's first Braille smartphone in development

For all of their advantages, smartphones still fall a little short for some --- specifically, for those living with visual impairment.

Akin expresses remorse over rape comment

Nearly six months after losing a Senate race and becoming a political punch line, former Rep.